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Great Britain - Postmarks
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, spine slightly rubbed, one corner of front cover rubbed, minor marks, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
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Kingston, R.A. - Camp Postmarks of the United Kingdom An illustrated reference  book of postmarks from military and naval establishments
Kingston, R.A. - Camp Postmarks of the United Kingdom
An illustrated reference book of postmarks from military and naval establishments

Publisher: Forces Postal History Society, 1971.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 45 pages, corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, tiny amount of foxing to edges, in Good condition.
Scarce reference work concerning the postmarks of Great Britain (includes Ireland up to 1922) which include the name of a military or naval establishment. Lists the different types of postmark along with alphabetical lists of the camps at which they were used and dates of use. Well illustrated with typical examples of the postmarks.
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Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Calladine, John (editor) - The Midland Counties Mileage Marks and Mail Routes to London, 1784-1840
Publisher: The Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 2005.
Large hardback, illustrated, 380 pages, one corner of front cover very slightly bumped, a few pages lightly creased, a few minor marks to the contents page, in Good condition.
Large, very detailed work on the mileage marks of the Midland counties and the mail-coach routes to London. Very well illustrated.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1970.
Second (Revised) edition, paperback, illustrated, 134 pages, slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
The standard reference work on Maltese Cross cancels.
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Vallancey, F. Hugh - British Postmarks With special reference to the "1844" and subsequent numbered obliterations
Vallancey, F. Hugh - British Postmarks
With special reference to the "1844" and subsequent numbered obliterations

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., 1950.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 72 pages, some corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Billig's Handbook on Postmarks Volume 9. A useful work on British postmarks, including a list of numeral cancels. Scarce.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - British Postmarks A Short History and Guide
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - British Postmarks
A Short History and Guide

Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1977.
Second (revised) edition, reprint, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 314 pages, slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Wonderful reference work on British postmarks, bettered only by the authors' major handbook "The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland" (1940), of which this is an abridgement. Easy to follow, and very well illustrated. The standard work on British postmarks, of great use to experienced postal historians and beginners alike.
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Crouch, Col. G.R. and Hill, Norman - British Army Field Post Offices 1939-1950 Locations and assignments
Crouch, Col. G.R. and Hill, Norman - British Army Field Post Offices 1939-1950
Locations and assignments

Publisher: Lava, New York, 1951.
Paperback, illustrated, 114 pages, ex libris Hereford Society Stamp Club with their ink-stamp to first and last page else in VG condition.
Excellent, pioneering work. Still very useful. Scarce.
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Mackay, James A. - Telegraphic Codes of the British Isles 1870-1924
Mackay, James A. - Telegraphic Codes of the British Isles 1870-1924
Publisher: published by the author, Dumfries, 1981.
Large format (A4) paperback, 90 pages + iv plates, very slight corner-crease to front cover, foxing/dusty marks to the covers and page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
A comprehensive listing of these codes used by the Post Office, based on an official list of 1909. Scarce.
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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, a little corner-creasing to the covers, some spotting/dusty marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
No. 73 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.
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Parmenter, John - Barred Numeral Cancellations of London
Parmenter, John - Barred Numeral Cancellations of London
Publisher: British Philatelic Trust, London, 1999.
Large hardback, illustrated, xxxiv + 358 pages, tear to top of spine else in Very Good condition.
Limited edition of 620 copies. Long out of print and hard to find.
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Mackay, James - Scotland
Mackay, James - Scotland's Posts
Publisher: privately published by the author, Glasgow, 2000.
Paperback, illustrated, v + 163 pages + maps, tiny corner-crease to rear cover else in Very Good condition.
A superb history of the development of the postal system in Scotland. Illustrated with postmarks; with useful appendices, and maps.
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Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet 1860-1925
Lovelock, A.D. - Postal Markings of the Holyhead & Kingstown Packet
1860-1925

Publisher: The TPO & Seapost Society, 2006.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, (ii) + 119 pages, very slight corner-creasing to rear covers else in Very Good condition.
The postmarks of the floating Post Office on board the various steamers of the City of Dublin Steam Packet Co, which sailed between Holyhead and the Irish harbour of Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire), have long held a fascination for postal historians. Every type of postmark and supplementary mark used in the 65 years of the operation of the Post Office is shown, with many colour illustrations of covers.
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Whitney, Dr J.T. and Peachey, Colin G. and Crookes, V. Brian (editors) - Collect British Postmarks The Handbook to British Postal Markings and their Values
Whitney, Dr J.T. and Peachey, Colin G. and Crookes, V. Brian (editors) - Collect British Postmarks
The Handbook to British Postal Markings and their Values

Publisher: British Postmark Society, 1993.
Sixth edition, De Luxe edition, large format (A4) hardback, illustrated, 332 pages, signed by the editors, ex libris Cdr. Nick Wraith with his small bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper, light shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Rare large format limited de luxe edition of the essential priced handbook to British postmarks. Only 40 copies of this de luxe edition were printed.
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Siggers, Dr John - Wiltshire and its Postmarks
Siggers, Dr John - Wiltshire and its Postmarks
Publisher: Sandcliff Press, 1982.
Large paperback, illustrated, 736 pages, slight shelfwear, fore-edge of a few pages very slightly badly trimmed (not affecting the text), else in Very Good condition.
Large, comprehensive study of the postal markings of Wiltshire. A classic county postal history handbook.
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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, ex libris Brighton & Hove Philatelic Society with their bookplate to front & rear endpapers and slight remnants of label to spine, a little foxing to endpapers, slight marks to top-edges, in Good condition.
An important early work on postal history.
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[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
[Danzig, Robert] - The "Danzig" Collection of Great Britain 1841 1d. Red-Brown (Cancellations and Usages)
Publisher: Phillips, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Scarce catalogue. Illustrated in black & white (with some colour illustrations to the rear cover).
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Willcocks, R.M. - England
Willcocks, R.M. - England's Postal History to 1840
With notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1975.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, viii + 167 pages, dustwrapper a little rubbed at edges and with a short tear, else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on English pre-adhesive postal history. An essential handbook for collectors of GB pre-stamps.
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Pipe, Bill et al - Collect British Postmarks The Handbook to British Postmarks and their Values
Pipe, Bill et al - Collect British Postmarks
The Handbook to British Postmarks and their Values

Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 2011.
Eighth edition, paperback, illustrated, ix + 378 pages, in Very Good condition.
The essential priced handbook to British postmarks.
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Meredith, C.W. - Scots Local Cancellations A History of their Usage, Types and Degrees of Rarity
Meredith, C.W. - Scots Local Cancellations
A History of their Usage, Types and Degrees of Rarity

Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1963.
Second edition, paperback, illustrated, 30 pages, slight corner-crease to top of spine, slight marks to the front cover, in Good condition.
Scarce.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Sixth Supplement to "The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland"
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - Sixth Supplement to "The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland"
Publisher: R.C. Alcock Ltd., Cheltenham, 1944.
Philatelic Adviser Handbook No. 8, paperback, 27 pages, covers slightly soiled, Good condition.
Scarce.
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