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General philatelic works - Postal history
Settle, Raymond W. and Settle, Mary Lund - Saddles and Spurs The Pony Express Saga
Settle, Raymond W. and Settle, Mary Lund - Saddles and Spurs
The Pony Express Saga

Publisher: Bison Books, 1972.
Reprint, paperback, illustrated, ix + 217 pages, slight crease to rear cover, mild dusty marks to top-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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Settle, Raymond W. - Pony Express Heroic Beginning, Tragic End
Settle, Raymond W. - Pony Express
Heroic Beginning, Tragic End

Publisher: Utah State Historical Society, circa 1960.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 26 pages, tiny short tear to top of spine, slight corner-creasing, minor spotting/dusty marks to the covers, a Good reading copy.
Scarce.
£4.50Quantity:

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- Le Symposium d'Histoire Postale Luxembourg 98
Publisher: Soluphil, Luxembourg, 1998.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 80 pages, contributions in English, French & German, in Very Good condition.
Various postal history articles including "Postal History of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War - Synopsis" by Steven Walske; "Transatlantic Steamship Mails, United States-France" by Richard F. Winter; "La Premiere Emission de Timbres-Poste du Luxembourg, Ports et Affranchissements" by Raymond Goebel. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Beet, Brian - Les boîtes à timbres / Stamp boxes
Beet, Brian - Les boîtes à timbres / Stamp boxes
Publisher: Musée de la Poste, Paris, 1994.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 118 pages, bilingual text in French & English, in Very Good condition.
A beautifully illustrated book based on a magnificent private collection of stamp boxes on display at the French Postal Museum. The author describes the history and development of the stamp box, the different styles of stamp boxes from all over the world, and the materials used to make them. The large number of photographs (in colour and black & white) illustrate a huge range of boxes from the well-known envelope form, Tunbridge and Mauchline Ware, to boxes produced by Tiffany and Fabergé. A superb reference book for the collector.
£24.00Quantity:

Deninger, Hermann - Handbuch der abgekürzten vorphilatelistischen Stempel
Deninger, Hermann - Handbuch der abgekürzten vorphilatelistischen Stempel
Publisher: George Amm, Nürnberg, 1963.
Second edition, large format hardback, original blue cloth, part of front panel of dustwrapper only remaining, illustrated, xiv + 116 pages, text in German, with Preface and Introduction also in English, in Very Good condition.
Classic work on abbreviations in pre-philatelic postal markings. Some 4000 markings are listed, and with 700 illustrations by Werner Münzberg. Very scarce.
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Münzberg, Werner - Atlas zur Brief- und Stemelkunde 1800-1845
Münzberg, Werner - Atlas zur Brief- und Stemelkunde 1800-1845
Publisher: privately published, 1982.
Large paperback, illustrated, circa 30 pages, text in German, very slight corner-creasing to last few pages else in Very Good condition.
A compilation of reprinted early 19th century maps of Germany, Austria and Italy of interest to postal historians. In black and white with some colouring of borders etc. Scarce.
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Münzberg, Werner - Leitfaden zur Postgeschichte und Briefkunde, Band VI Frankreich und seine Départements 1-134
Münzberg, Werner - Leitfaden zur Postgeschichte und Briefkunde, Band VI
Frankreich und seine Départements 1-134

Publisher: privately published, 1983.
Large paperback, illustrated, circa 350 pages, text in German, slight corner-creases to last few pages else in Very Good condition.
Pre-stamp postal markings and postal history of Napoleonic French Empire. Numerous illustrations and maps. Scarce.
£30.00Quantity:

Münzberg, Werner - Leitfaden zur Postgeschichte und Briefkunde, Band III Das Königreich Westphalen 1807-1813
Münzberg, Werner - Leitfaden zur Postgeschichte und Briefkunde, Band III
Das Königreich Westphalen 1807-1813

Publisher: privately published, 1982.
Large paperback, illustrated, circa 300 pages, text in German, minor shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Pre-stamp postal markings and postal history of the Kingdom of Westphalia. Numerous illustrations and maps. Scarce.
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Milde, Horst and Schmidt, Erich - Die alte Sachsenpost
Milde, Horst and Schmidt, Erich - Die alte Sachsenpost
Publisher: Transpress, Berlin, 1973.
"Bibliophile edition" No. 847 of 1200, hardback, quarter-bound in vellum, green paper-covered boards, slipcase, 548 pages, illustrated, text in German, slipcase worn and repaired with tape, covers a little rubbed at edges, tiny dent to top-edge of front cover, few mild dusty marks to edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Superb classic work on the stamps and postal history of Saxony. Profusely illustrated in black & white and some colour plates.
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Hille, Horst - Briefgesichter Ein kulturhistorisch-philatelistischer Streifzug
Hille, Horst - Briefgesichter
Ein kulturhistorisch-philatelistischer Streifzug

Publisher: R.v. Decker's Verlag, Heidelberg, 1985.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 175 pages, text in German, short tear to dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
An excellent introduction to German postal history. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs of covers.
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Johnson, Robert - Interruption of the mails in time of war or civil commotion
Johnson, Robert - Interruption of the mails in time of war or civil commotion
Publisher: Society of Postal Historians, 1986.
Society of Postal Historians Very Special Issue #4. Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 126 pages, short tears to the spine, in Good condition.
The President's Display to the SPH Conference in 1986 presenting selected covers from Robert Johnson's collection of Suspended Mail Services of the World. Scarce.
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[Scott Archer, Mike] - The Mike Scott Archer Collection of Overland Mail, 1653-1918
[Scott Archer, Mike] - The Mike Scott Archer Collection of Overland Mail, 1653-1918
Publisher: Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, Derby, 2004.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 78 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
Superb reference catalogue. The 340 lots include not only Waghorn covers, but also a wealth of other rare covers illustrating lesser-known aspects of the Overland routes from East to West, and West to East. Very well illustrated, including 23 pages of colour plates.
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Giangreco, D.M. - Roosevelt, De Gaulle and the Posts Franco-American War Relations Viewed Through Their Effects on the French Postal System, 1942-1944
Giangreco, D.M. - Roosevelt, De Gaulle and the Posts
Franco-American War Relations Viewed Through Their Effects on the French Postal System, 1942-1944

Publisher: Joseph V. Bush, Inc., California, 1987.
Paperback, illustrated, xvii + 172 pages, spine sunned, slight shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
Fascinating World War II postal history.
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[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World" and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.
[Johnson, Robert] and [Clark, Rex] - The Robert Johnson "Service Suspended Mail of the World"
and The Rex Clark G.B. Stamps & Postal History with Postal Reforms, Canadian Airmails, etc.

Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 98 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of two fine collections. Well illustrated in colour.
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Herlant, Lucien P. - Les Marques Postales Préphilatéliques de la Belgique
Herlant, Lucien P. - Les Marques Postales Préphilatéliques de la Belgique
Publisher: A.S.B.L. «Pro-Post», Bruxelles, 1982.
Paperback, illustrated, xx + 409 pages, text in French, spine slightly sunned, top of spine rubbed, internally fine, in Good condition.
Important handbook/catalogue.
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Huber, Leonard V. and Wagner, Clarence A. - The Great Mail A Postal History of New Orleans
Huber, Leonard V. and Wagner, Clarence A. - The Great Mail
A Postal History of New Orleans

Publisher: American Philatelic Society, 1949.
Hardback, illustrated, v + 200 pages, mild page-edge toning else in Very Good condition.
No. 792 of 1000 copies. Scarce.
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Van Dam, Theo - A Century of War Dates and More! 1859-1959 A Geographical and Chronological Listing of Wars, Revolutions, Major Political Events and Newly Established Nations from the Italian War of Liberation until the Vietnam War - From Afghanistan to Zululand - From President Lincoln until the Ayatollah Khomeini
Van Dam, Theo - A Century of War Dates and More! 1859-1959
A Geographical and Chronological Listing of Wars, Revolutions, Major Political Events and Newly Established Nations from the Italian War of Liberation until the Vietnam War - From Afghanistan to Zululand - From President Lincoln until the Ayatollah Khomeini

Publisher: Postal Covers, California, 1996.
Third (revised) printing, large format paperback, comb binding, vi + 206 pages, slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Useful reference work for postal historians. Illustrated with maps.
£22.00Quantity:

Van Dam, Theo - War Dates 1839-1859, 1959-1979 A Geographical and Chronological Listing of Wars, Revolutions and Major Political Events
Van Dam, Theo - War Dates 1839-1859, 1959-1979
A Geographical and Chronological Listing of Wars, Revolutions and Major Political Events

Publisher: Postal Covers, California, 1997.
Large format paperback, comb binding, iv + 110 pages, in Very Good condition.
Useful reference work for postal historians covering events "From the French occupation of Algeria until the Spanish-Moroccan War - from Aden to Zululand" and "From the Vietnam War until the Russian invasion of Afghanistan - from Afars to Zimbabwe". Illustrated with ten maps.
£14.50Quantity:

[Cihangir] - The Cihangir Collection of Worldwide Postal History (Part I)
[Cihangir] - The Cihangir Collection of Worldwide Postal History (Part I)
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2000.
Auction catalogue, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 461 pages, with the prices realised, text in English, German & French, sunning to the dustwrapper spine and a little creasing to the edges, else in Very Good collection.
Catalogue of the first part of this huge and spectacular collection. Over 3000 lots, featuring Russia & Russian Levant; Polish Levant; Albania; Incoming Mail to the Levant and Holy Land; Austrian Levant; Holy Land & Palestine; Egypt; French Levant; German Levant etc. Illustrated in colour.
£40.00Quantity:

Coutant, Guy (editor) - Opus VIII Thème central - Les jeux Olympiques/Central theme - The Olympic Games
Coutant, Guy (editor) - Opus VIII
Thème central - Les jeux Olympiques/Central theme - The Olympic Games

Publisher: Académie Européenne de Philatélie, 2008.
Large paperback, 235 pages, colour illustrated throughout, text in English and French, slight spine-lean, corner-crease to front cover and first few pages, in Good condition.
The eighth annual publication by the AEP is devoted to the postal history and philately of the Olympic Games. Written in French or English, and with short summaries in English & French at the end of each article, plus some contents in German and Italian. Some of the content includes: Royaume de Belgique, les émissions de la VIIe Olympiade; 1924: Les Jeux Olympiques de Paris; Around the Olympic Games of Berlin in 1936 - Stamps, Usages, Meter Stamps, Cancels and More; etc. Articles on various other topics include Dr. Alfred Moschkau - Sammler und Begründer der historischen und systematischen Philatelie.
£25.00Quantity:

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