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Tabeart, Colin - Robertson Revisited A study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles based on the work of Alan W Robertson
Tabeart, Colin - Robertson Revisited
A study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles based on the work of Alan W Robertson

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1997.
First edition, hardback, dustjacket, xiv + 314 pages, dustwrapper slightly chipped at edges, slight wear to the covers, binding very slightly shaken and a hint of warping to the boards, pages fine, a perfectly Good reading copy.
Important revision of Robertson's original handbook, with much new information and over 1400 postal markings illustrated in full size. The most complete record of British maritime postal markings published to date.
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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, corner-crease 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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Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Kidd, Cyril - The Irish Mail
Publisher: The TPO and Seapost Society, 1996.
Second edition, large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 29 pages, in Very Good condition.
Postal history study of the mail service between London and Dublin, via Holyhead. With much useful information on times of trains and ships, and with detailed coverage of all the known cancellations, including Paquebot markings, Irish TPOs, Hooded Circles, Duplex obliterators, etc. Excellent illustrations of the postmarks, and many black & white photo-illustrations of covers.
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Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Mackay, James A. - The Floating Post Offices of the Clyde
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 40 pages + illustrations, in Very Good condition.
The postal history and postmarks of David MacBrayne's steam packets, on which Post Offices were established in 1879.
£12.50Quantity:

Hosking, Roger - The Transatlantic Post Office
Hosking, Roger - The Transatlantic Post Office
Publisher: privately published, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 19 pages, signed dedication from the author to the previous owner, crease to rear cover and slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Useful study of the joint Anglo-American sea post office service which operated between UK ports and New York from 1905 to 1914. With postmark illustrations, scarcity guide, etc.
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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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Hewlett, M.R. and Picton-Phillips, D.B. - Pre-Victorian Stamps & Franks
Hewlett, M.R. and Picton-Phillips, D.B. - Pre-Victorian Stamps & Franks
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1979.
Revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 43 pages, signed by the author, some slight shelfwear to the covers, one or two tiny blemishes, in Good condition.
Well illustrated guide to pre-philatelic stamps and franks including Newspaper Tax Stamps, Dockwra's Penny Post, etc.
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 - Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe Nos. 62-76
- Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien Rundbriefe
Nos. 62-76

Publisher: ForGe Grossbritannien e.V., Germany, 1985-88.
Nos. 62-70 privately comb-bound with card rear cover, other issues unbound, text in German, a few dusty marks and slight signs of use, in Good condition.
An excellent journal with high quality articles on British stamps and postal history. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Blair, Neil - The Postal History of Perth
Publisher: Woods Of Perth, 1976.
Paperback, illustrated, iv + 27 pages, slightly rusty staples, minor dusty marks to the covers, in Good condition.
The postal history and postal markings of the Scottish city up to the end of the 19th century.
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Arundel, Richard - Brunswick Star Cancels
Arundel, Richard - Brunswick Star Cancels
Publisher: Richard Arundel Ltd., Woking, 1993.
First edition, paperback, comb-bound, 64 pages, few tiny marks to rear cover, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
First edition of the useful work detailing all the known types of Brunswick Star cancels with their dates of use, codes, etc., and with a valuation guide.
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Aggersberg, David J. - Stanley Gibbons Channel Islands Postal History Catalogue
Aggersberg, David J. - Stanley Gibbons Channel Islands Postal History Catalogue
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons, London, 1991.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, x + 231 pages, corners lightly rubbed, some foxing to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Comprehensive catalogue of Channel Islands postal markings.
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Mackay, James A. - Dátstampaí Rubair na bhFo-Oifigí An Phoist in Éirinn [Sub-Office Rubber Datestamps of Ireland]
Mackay, James A. - Dátstampaí Rubair na bhFo-Oifigí An Phoist in Éirinn
[Sub-Office Rubber Datestamps of Ireland]

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1985.
Large (A4) paperback, 96 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Useful work on the Climax rubber datestamps inscribed in Gaelic and used at minor sub post offices in the 26 counties of Southern Ireland after the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. Although the title of the book is written in Irish, the text is in English!
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Mackay, James A. - Irish Slogan Postmarks 1918 - 1983
Mackay, James A. - Irish Slogan Postmarks 1918 - 1983
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1984.
First edition, large (A4) paperback, 65 pages, covers slightly sunned and with some marks, internally clean, in Good condition.
A comprehensive listing.
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Mackay, James A. - Irish Postmarks since 1840
Mackay, James A. - Irish Postmarks since 1840
Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1982.
Large (A4) paperback, 222 pages, mild dusty marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Detailed work on the postal markings, both handstruck and machine impressed, used in Ireland from 1840. Includes Ireland up to the Treaty of December 1921, and the province of Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic since then. With more than 2,000 illustrations of postmarks.
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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.
£10.00Quantity:

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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Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
& The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2017.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, ix + 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
A major new handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Erskine, Roy - Wilsons of Bannockburn
Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2011.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 172 pages, signed by the author, very slight corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages else in Very Good condition.
Scottish Postal History Society Monograph No. 1. Excellent monograph based on the Roy Erskine's renowned display of postal history relating to the firm of Wilsons of Bannockburn. Very well illustrated in colour. Out of print and hard to find.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Postmarks of Great Britain & Ireland Part II
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Postmarks of Great Britain & Ireland
Part II

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1955.
Paperback, 62 pages, illustrated, mild corner creases, in Good condition.
Supplementary information to the original handbook. Scarce.
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 - The Undated Circular Marks of the Midland Counties
- The Undated Circular Marks of the Midland Counties
Publisher: Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 1997.
Fourth edition, reprint, large format (A4) paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 206 pages, in Very Good condition.
Revised edition (now including Oxfordshire). A large, detailed work.
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