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Meredith, C.W. and Kidd, Cyril - A Christmas Story Light is shed on the "Posted in Advance" Scheme for Delivery on Christmas Day, 1902-9
Meredith, C.W. and Kidd, Cyril - A Christmas Story
Light is shed on the "Posted in Advance" Scheme for Delivery on Christmas Day, 1902-9

Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1954.
A Philatelic Adviser Handbook, paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 24 pages, a few slight marks to the covers, slight corner-crease, in Good condition.
Original pioneering work on these rare handstamps.
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Mackay, James A. - Islay, Jura and the Other Argyll Islands
Mackay, James A. - Islay, Jura and the Other Argyll Islands
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 39 pages + 5 plates, spotting to front cover, crease to front cover and title-page, in Good condition.
Tenth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Islay, Jura, and the other small islands in the former county of Argyll. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; Islay; Jura; Colonsay; Gigha; Lismore; Kerrera; The Slate Islands; Davaar and Sanda
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Mackay, James A. - Mull, Iona, Coll and Tiree
Mackay, James A. - Mull, Iona, Coll and Tiree
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1979.
Large (A4) paperback, 37 pages + 5 plates, a few tiny marks to the covers, slight crease to front cover, in Good condition.
Ninth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the Inner Hebridean islands of Mull, Iona, Coll, and Tiree. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Skye & The Small Isles
Mackay, James A. - Skye & The Small Isles
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 70 pages + 10 plates, slight crease to front cover, a few small marks, in Good condition.
Fourth book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Skye and the offshore isles of Raasay, Soay, Pabay, Canna, Eigg, and Rum. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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Mackay, James A. - Lewis
Mackay, James A. - Lewis
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 62 pages + 8 plates, one or two minor marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Third book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the island of Lewis. The postal history of the island is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; Maritime Communications; Stornoway; Air Services; The Rural Posts of Lewis; The Sub Post Offices and their Postmarks.
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Mackay, James A. - The Uists & Barra
Mackay, James A. - The Uists & Barra
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 57 pages + 8 plates, slight foxing and minor marks to the covers, couple of tiny nicks to the edge of the rear cover, in Good condition.
Second book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with the Uists and Barra. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated. Contents: Introduction; The Uist - Dunvegan Packets; North Uist; Benbecula; South Uist; Eriskay; Barra.
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Mackay, James A. - Harris & St. Kilda
Mackay, James A. - Harris & St. Kilda
Publisher: privately published, Dumfries, 1978.
Large (A4) paperback, 30 pages + 3 plates, slight foxing and minor marks to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
The first book in James Mackay's series on the postal history of the Scottish Islands. This volume deals with Harris and St. Kilda. The postal history of the islands is described in detail, and all the known postal markings are illustrated.
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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.
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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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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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Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of British Air Mails
Proud, Edward B. - The Postal History of British Air Mails
Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., 1991.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 576 pages, signed dedication to title-page from the author to the previous owner, slight shelfwear to the dustwrapper, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Excellent, much-needed, handbook covering the postal history of British Airmails. Beginning with the pre-First World War era (the first British Air Mail acceptance was during the Franco-Prussian War) and covering the development of Air Mail Services, Routes and Rates up to the end of 1945. The book covers "true Aerial Postal History" only, i.e. services which were available to the general public. A large volume, well illustrated with photographs, maps etc. As usual with Proud publications, valuations for covers are listed throughout.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks
From 1693 to the Present Time

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1978.
Two volumes (text & plates), large format (A4) paperbacks, 140 + circa 50 pages, slight marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Scarce study of Scottish postal markings.
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Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland A Philatelic Miscellany
Stone, Jeffrey C. - The Northeast of Scotland
A Philatelic Miscellany

Publisher: Aberdeen & North of Scotland Philatelic Society, 1985.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 63 pages, a few small marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
Several interesting articles, including: A Short Postal History of Aberdeen, by W.L. Falconer; The Post Office Mechanisation Programme in the Northeast of Scotland, by J.M. Cooper; An Introduction to the Postmarks of Aberdeen; Grampian Mail by Rail, by J.J. Waterman; Recorded Use of Scots Local Namestamps in Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire 1840-1860, by R.A. Stables; P.J. Anderson - Philatelic Archaeologist and Bibliographer, by J.C. Stone.
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Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice and Rosenblat, Daniel G. and Chaillou, Dominique - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks Supplement No. 1
Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice and Rosenblat, Daniel G. and Chaillou, Dominique - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks
Supplement No. 1

Publisher: privately published, 1990.
Large paperback, illustrated, 57 pages, slight dusty marks to the covers, in Good condition.
First Supplement to the original work with new information discovered since 1987.
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Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice and Rosenblat, Daniel G. - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks
Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice and Rosenblat, Daniel G. - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks
Publisher: privately published, 1987.
First edition, large paperback, illustrated, 429 pages, slight shelfwear, tiny corner-creases to front cover, in Good condition.
First edition of this very large and useful work.
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Proud, Edward B. - Postmarks of the Date Impression Books Post Office Records: Section 3, Volumes 5 & 6
Proud, Edward B. - Postmarks of the Date Impression Books
Post Office Records: Section 3, Volumes 5 & 6

Publisher: Proud-Bailey, 1984.
Hardback, illustrated, 231 pages, very slight dusty marks to upper edges else in Very Good condition.
The third 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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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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Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice; Hine, John; and Williams, A.M. - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks Part II - The London Offices
Cohen, Stanley F. and Barette, Maurice; Hine, John; and Williams, A.M. - Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks
Part II - The London Offices

Publisher: privately published, Malaga, 2006.
Second edition, large (A4) paperback, illustrated, 215 pages, mild shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
The scarce and sought after second edition of this comprehensive handbook.
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[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad The Glassco Collection
[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad
The Glassco Collection

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 259 pages, illustrated, with the list of prices reailsed, some foxing to the spine and a little to the covers, pages clean, in Good condition.
The greatest collection of GB Post Offices Abroad ever formed. Profusely illustrated in black & white and some colour. An important reference.
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Wilson, Frank J. - Great Britain & Ireland Travelling Post Office Postmarks A Guide and Catalogue
Wilson, Frank J. - Great Britain & Ireland Travelling Post Office Postmarks
A Guide and Catalogue

Publisher: Railway Philatelic Group, 1991.
Paperback, 84 pages, very slightly rubbed at corners else in Very Good condition.
Useful priced listing.
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