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Great Britain - Postmarks
Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971 A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps
Furfie, Michael - British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971
A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps

Publisher: privately published, Ashford, Middlesex, 1993.
Large (A4) paperback, 74 pages, slight mark to front cover, slight creasing to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
An excellent study. Well illustrated.
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Gladstone, Ernest S. - Great Britain
Gladstone, Ernest S. - Great Britain's First Postage Stamp
Publisher: privately published, Liverpool, 1924.
Hardback, original green cloth gilt, illustrated, 25 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.
Scarce work on William Dockwra's London Penny Post scheme. Well illustrated.
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Proud, Edward B. - Postmarks of the Date Impression Books Post Office Records: Section 2, Volumes 3 & 4
Proud, Edward B. - Postmarks of the Date Impression Books
Post Office Records: Section 2, Volumes 3 & 4

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 1983.
Hardback, illustrated, 97 pages, in Very Good condition.
The second volume in a short series listing and illustrating the proof strikes of British postmarks, from 1841 to circa 1856, held in the Post Office Archives. Profusely illustrated, with dates of issue and relevant Post Office Archive reference number next to each postmark illustration.
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Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Late Fee and Too Late Stamps
Stitt Dibden, W.G. - Late Fee and Too Late Stamps
Publisher: The Great Britain Philatelic Society, 1966.
Paperback, illustrated, iii + 61 pages + 14 plates, slight corner-creasing to front cover, few spots of foxing to upper-edges but internally clean, in Good condition.
Useful work. Scarce.
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Mackay, James A. - Sub Office Rubber Datestamps of England & Wales
Mackay, James A. - Sub Office Rubber Datestamps of England & Wales
Publisher: privately publiahed by the author, Dumfries, 1986.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 466 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very large work dealing with the rubber datestamps (or Climax daters to give them their official name) issued to minor sub-offices from the 1880s through to the 1930s. Profusely illustrated, with more than ten thousand postmarks illustrated!
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Post Offices
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1989.
Large (A4) paperback, 127 pages, in Very Good condition.
A detailed study of Scotland's Post Offices, with a comprehensive alphabetical listing. Includes their inception, grade of office, closure where applicable, and any related history.
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Parmenter, John - GB Used Abroad: Cancellations and Postal Markings
Parmenter, John - GB Used Abroad: Cancellations and Postal Markings
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1993.
First edition, large format hardback, illustrated, xxviii + 344 pages, spine slightly sunned, slight wear to top of spine and some dusty finger-marks to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The first edition of the definitive handbook on the cancellations and other postal markings used on British stamps abroad. Long out of print.
£35.00Quantity:

Hendy, John G. - Ship Letters
Hendy, John G. - Ship Letters
Publisher: The Postal History Society, 1997.
Large hardback, illustrated, vii + 129 pages, spine and front cover faded else in Very Good condition.
A reprint of Hendy's long-forgotten manuscript on Ship Letters, with excellent appendices by modern authors on British Quarantine and the Disinfection of Mail, Soldiers' and Sailors' Letters sent as Ship Letters, etc. Numerous photo-illustrations of covers.
£20.00Quantity:

 - The British County Catalogue of Postal History Midlands Edition
- The British County Catalogue of Postal History
Midlands Edition

Publisher: The Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 2013.
Large format (A4) hardback, illustrated, iv + 177 pages, in Very Good condition.
A re-working of the original works by Willcocks & Jay, incorporating Birmingham and the Midland counties into one volume. Well illustrated including maps in colour.
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Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office from its Beginnings to the End of 1925
Dendy Marshall, C.F. - The British Post Office
from its Beginnings to the End of 1925

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1926.
Hardback, original red cloth gilt, gilt 'Wyon Head' embossed on front cover, 354 pages + plates, binding a little rubbed, mild foxing to endpapers, in Good condition.
An important early work on postal history.
£85.00Quantity:

Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906 vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet
Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906
vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet

Publisher: Karlheinz Wittig, Lohmar, 1989.
Paperback, vii + 254 pages, bilingual Foreword in German & English, tiny amount of spotting to the covers, tiny scuff to front cover and very short tear to rear cover, in Good condition.
Useful handbook which lists the Post Offices of London, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and Foreign Post Offices alphabetically and missing the first letter, missing the first two letters, backwards, etc so that partial or illegible postmarks can be identified.
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 - British Postal Guide 1857 containing the Chief Public Regulations of the Post Office
- British Postal Guide 1857
containing the Chief Public Regulations of the Post Office

Publisher: Postings, Oxted, 1994.
Facsimile reprint, 173 pages, corner-crease to front cover, few tiny signs of use, else in Very Good condition.
Reprint of an early Postal Guide including List of Post Offices in the UK, etc. Useful.
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Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I Before and After - 1903 to 1929
Kennedy, Alistair and Crabb, George - The Postal History of the British Army in World War I
Before and After - 1903 to 1929

Publisher: privately published, 1977.
Large paperback (card covers), plastic comb-binding, illustrated, 300 pages, three comb-binding rings cracked, covers lightly rubbed at edges, creasing to front cover, a Good working copy.
No. 94 of 600 copies printed. "An illustrated reference book of British Army postmarks and their location at home and abroad during the campaigns of the War and also on manoeuvres operations and post war occupations, with relevant historical and postal information." Very detailed. The standard handbook on the subject.
£35.00Quantity:

Smith, Michael and Purcell, Brian and Baillie, Ian - An Introduction to the Postal History of Bristol
Smith, Michael and Purcell, Brian and Baillie, Ian - An Introduction to the Postal History of Bristol
Publisher: Bristol Philatelic Society, 1997.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, vi + 59 pages + colour plates, very slight corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
An excellent, clearly-presented postal history study.
£8.50Quantity:

Champness, M.V.D. (Editor) - The British Mailcoach Nos. 1-29
Champness, M.V.D. (Editor) - The British Mailcoach
Nos. 1-29

Publisher: The Great Britain Postal History Group of the Postal History Society, 1974-1981.
Paperbacks, illustrated, 12-16 pages each issue, slight creasing to the first two issues else in Very Good condition.
Scarce complete run of all issued of the Bulletin of the Postal History Society's Great Britain Postal History Group. Includes numerous articles on pre-stamp and Victorian postal history and postmarks.
£24.00Quantity:

Brooks, A.D. - Postal History of Sunderland
Brooks, A.D. - Postal History of Sunderland
Publisher: Sunderland Philatelic Society, 1975.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 15 pages, a few tiny marks to the pages, in Good condition.
Very scarce.
£10.00Quantity:

Oxley, H.M. and Watson, V.C. - Bishop Auckland Postal History
Oxley, H.M. and Watson, V.C. - Bishop Auckland Postal History
Publisher: privately published, 1968.
Paperback, 16 pages + 2 plates, very slight corner-creasing, else in Very Good condition.
Very scarce booklet.
£14.50Quantity:

Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Numeral Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1987.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 196 pages, in Very Good condition.
This book deals with the numbers allocated to Post Offices in Scotland from 1844 onwards, and used in obliterators, double stamps and combined date and obliterating stamps down to the beginning of the twentieth century. From the 1880s until 1924, these numbers were also employed in charge and explanatory marks and in examiners' triangular stamps, all of which are surveyed here for the first time in depth. Well illustrated.
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Brumell, George - A Short Account of the Franking System in the Post Office: 1652-1840, with a description of the postmarks used in connection therewith
Brumell, George - A Short Account of the Franking System in the Post Office: 1652-1840,
with a description of the postmarks used in connection therewith

Publisher: privately published, 1936.
Paperback, 38 pages, illustrated, scuff with tiny amount of surface-loss to front cover, very slight corner-crease to front cover, foxing to title-page, inscriptions of two previous owners to title-page, a Good reading copy only.
Classic work on free franks.
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Mackay, James A. - The Postal History of Glasgow
Mackay, James A. - The Postal History of Glasgow
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1984.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 220 pages, slight wear to the transparent plastic covers else in Very Good conditon.
Comprehensive study of Glasgow's postal history and postmarks. Scarce.
£11.00Quantity:

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