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General philatelic works - General handbooks
Misteli, Charles - Les Timbres S.D.N. et B.I.T. Étude sur les Timbres-Postes et Oblitérations de la Société des Nations, du Bureau Internationl du Travail et des Conférences Internationales
Misteli, Charles - Les Timbres S.D.N. et B.I.T.
Étude sur les Timbres-Postes et Oblitérations de la Société des Nations, du Bureau Internationl du Travail et des Conférences Internationales

Publisher: Club Philatélique et Aéropostal de Genève, 1943.
Hardback, illustrated, 46 pages + 14 plates, with 1948 Complément (Supplement), paperback, 20 pages + 2 plates, text in French, a few tiny dusty marks else in Very Good condition.
Scarce work on the stamps and postmarks of the League of Nations and International Labour Office. Illustrated with black & white photo-plates.
£20.00Quantity:

Ballhorn, F. - Alphabets of the World Originally Published as Grammatography: A Manual of Reference to the Alphabets of Ancient and Modern Languages
Ballhorn, F. - Alphabets of the World
Originally Published as Grammatography: A Manual of Reference to the Alphabets of Ancient and Modern Languages

Publisher: Kemble Press, Oxford, 1988.
Reprint, paperback, 78 pages, covers a little sunned, a few small marks to the covers and page-edges, in Good condition.
Reprint of an original work of 1861, with a new Preface by C.S. Holder.
£9.50Quantity:

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:

Buti, Antonio Bandini - Storia della Posta e del Francobollo
Publisher: Ulrico Hoepli, Milano, 1946.
Second edition, hardback, half leather gilt binding with gilt decoration and five raised bands to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, top page-edges gilt, xv + 715 pages + colour plates + map, text in Italian, lower edges of boards only very slightly rubbed else in Very Good condition.
Beautifully bound copy of this scarce work on the history of the posts and postage stamps. [click 'next' for more images]
£175.00Quantity:

Lyons, James H. - The Commemorative Stamps of the World
Lyons, James H. - The Commemorative Stamps of the World
Publisher: The New England Stamp Company, Boston, 1914.
Hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 132 pages, in Very Good condition.
Scarce and attractive book describing and illustrating commemorative stamps of the world.
£15.00Quantity:

van den Bold, W.E.J. - Handbook of Thematic Philately
van den Bold, W.E.J. - Handbook of Thematic Philately
Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 1994.
First English edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 215 pages, tiny short tear to rear panel of dustwrapper, mild signs of shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent handbook. Well illustrated, including several colour plates.
£18.50Quantity:

Carlton, R. Scott - The International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Philately
Carlton, R. Scott - The International Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Philately
Publisher: Krause Publications, USA, 1997.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 448 pages, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Useful reference work.
£8.50Quantity:

Séfi, Alexander J. - An Introduction to Advanced Philately
Séfi, Alexander J. - An Introduction to Advanced Philately
Publisher: Rowley & Rowley, London, 1932.
Second edition, No. 51 of a limited edition of 400, hardback, dustwrapper, original brown cloth gilt, top-edge gilt, xvi + 130 pages, with the 28 tipped-in plates and paper samples, dustwrapper rubbed & torn with loss, slightest hint of spine-roll, covers damp-marked near top & bottom and with a handful of tiny worm-holes, internally clean and in nice condition. Overall in Fair/Good condition.
The classic work on printing techniques, overprints, papers, perforations, etc. This second edition includes a new chapter on the photogravure process. Rare.
£95.00Quantity:

Zinsmeister, Marian Carne - Souvenir Sheets of the World Volume One & Two
Zinsmeister, Marian Carne - Souvenir Sheets of the World
Volume One & Two

Publisher: Chambers Publishing Co. & the Society of Philatelic Americans, 1950 & 1956.
Paperback (card covers), illustrated, 128 + 120 pages, minor wear else in Very Good condition.
Scarce pair.
£15.00Quantity:

Moschkau, Dr. Alfred and Herrmann, W. - Handbuch für Postmarken-Sammler Illustrirter Katalog
Moschkau, Dr. Alfred and Herrmann, W. - Handbuch für Postmarken-Sammler
Illustrirter Katalog

Publisher: Gerbrüder Senf, Leipzig, 1884.
Fifth edition, hardback, original cloth binding with embossed decoration, 512 pages + 168 plates, text in German, binding a little shaken, slight vertical crease to middle of spine, a couple of tiny tears to the front endpaper, ex libris Sveriges Filatelistforening with their inkstamp to front endpaper, in Good condition. With the 1885 Nachtrag (supplement) paperback with plain grey card covers, continuing the pages from 513 to 701, and plates 169 to 193, in Good condition.
Rare early handbook/catalogue.
£95.00Quantity:

Wood, Kenneth A. - Post Dates A Chronology of Intriguing Events in the Mails and Philately
Wood, Kenneth A. - Post Dates
A Chronology of Intriguing Events in the Mails and Philately

Publisher: Van Dahl Publications, USA, 1985.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, circa 400 pages, spine a little sunned, tiny amount of foxing to top-edges, else in VG condition.
Useful work.
£12.50Quantity:

Irvine, D.E.G. and Seshold, M. - Errors in Postage Stamp Design
Irvine, D.E.G. and Seshold, M. - Errors in Postage Stamp Design
Publisher: National Philatelic Society, London, 1979.
Hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 188 pages + plates, slight shelfwear, mild foxing to top-edges of pages, else in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive handbook.
£9.00Quantity:

Hardy, B.C. - Stamps Worth Finding A Guide to the Medium Collector
Hardy, B.C. - Stamps Worth Finding
A Guide to the Medium Collector

Publisher: Sidney Appleton, London, 1904.
Small format hardback (pictorial paper-covered boards), iv + 67 pages + plates, ex libris Sveriges Filatelist-Förening with their small inkstamp to front endpaper and title-page, some wear to covers, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£7.50Quantity:

Hinton, T.H. - Hinton
Hinton, T.H. - Hinton's Hints on Stamp Collecting
An ABC of Philately and Handy Philatelic Guide for Beginners

Publisher: E. Nister, London, [1896].
First edition, small paperback, 53 pages, some wear to spine repaired with sellotape, slight foxing to title-page, few blemishes to page-edges, in Good condition.
Rare first edition.
£10.00Quantity:

Valuet, Roger - Les Coulisses de la Philatélie
Valuet, Roger - Les Coulisses de la Philatélie
Publisher: H. Thiaude, Paris, 1966.
Paperback, 218 pages + plates, text in French, slight soiling and shelfwear to the covers and page-edges, in Good condition.
Scarce work.
£6.50Quantity:

Deschamps, Emile - Mémento Vade-Mecum du Philatéliste Débutant, Moyen, Avancé
Deschamps, Emile - Mémento Vade-Mecum du Philatéliste
Débutant, Moyen, Avancé

Publisher: Deschamps, Paris, 1916.
Paperback, 375 pages, text in French, slightest spine roll, top-edges a little dust-marked, in Good condition.
Scarce.
£15.00Quantity:

Howell, Alexander N.Y. - Stamp Collecting considered as a Science
Howell, Alexander N.Y. - Stamp Collecting considered as a Science
Publisher: C.H. Nunn, Bury St. Edmund's, [1891].
Small paperback, 58 pages + advertisements, covers torn with loss of some fragments and loss of most of the backstrip (paper covering spine), rear cover detached and front cover near detached, contents sound, in Fair condition.
Rare nineteenth century publication.
£12.50Quantity:

Collins, A. Frederick - Collecting Stamps for Fun and Profit
Collins, A. Frederick - Collecting Stamps for Fun and Profit
Publisher: D. Appleton - Century Co., New York, 1936.
Harback, original pictorial cloth, xiv + 200 pages + plates, corner of front cover rubbed, small scuff to front endpaper, foxing to edges, in fairly Good condition.
An attractive general work.
£8.50Quantity:

Laplanche, Albert - Guide Pratique de l
Laplanche, Albert - Guide Pratique de l'Amateur de Timbres-Poste
Publisher: Albin Michel, Paris, 1928.
Paperback, 224 pages, illustrated, text in French, short tear at foot of spine, slight wear, pages unopened (still uncut along the top-edge), in Good condition.
Scarce.
£15.00Quantity:

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