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Garrard, W. - History of the RAF Postal Service Overseas 1942-1957 Volume 1
Garrard, W. - History of the RAF Postal Service Overseas 1942-1957
Volume 1

Publisher: Chavril Press, nd (circa 1989).
Second edition, paperback, 60 pages, few minor dusty marks to the covers else in Very Good condition.
This excellent work describes the formation and organisation of the RAF Postal Service overseas, the types of date and hanstamps used, and the postal history of the Service in each of the 57 individual countries and theatres of operation. With 40 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, 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.
£60.00Quantity:

Kayssner, Kurt - Grosser deutscher Schleuderflug-Katalog (Katapultpost)/Catalogue of German Catapult Flights
containing all Special and "Cancelled Flight" Cachets as well as Supplementary Air Service Indicia, etc.

Publisher: published by the author, Bad Buckow, 1933.
First edition, hardback, original green cloth gilt, illustrated, xxxii + 66 pages + advertisements, with the second Nachtrag (Supplement), 1935, paperback, 26 pages, bilingual text in English & German, a little foxing, binding slightly shaken with cracking to the inner hinges, but pages all present and intact, paperback Supplement repaired with tape and with library marks at front, a Good reading copy.
Rare catalogue of catapult posts published while the service was in operation. The catalogue includes flights from 1929 to October 1932, and the 1935 Supplement covers flights between May and October 1934. Well illustrated.
£35.00Quantity:

Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Newall, Alexander S. - British External Airmails until 1934
Publisher: Newall Consultants Ltd., London, nd (circa 1983).
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xv + 226 pages, signed dedication to front endpaper from the author to renowned philatelist Hassan Shaida, dustwrapper a little rubbed at edges else in Very Good condition.
Illustrated catalogue/handbook of all flights from 1905 to 1934.
£15.00Quantity:

Malcolm, Donald - The Scottish International Aviation Meeting Lanark 6-13 August 1910, A Philatelic Monograph
Malcolm, Donald - The Scottish International Aviation Meeting Lanark
6-13 August 1910, A Philatelic Monograph

Publisher: privately published, 1975.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 23 pages, very slight crease to upper edge of front cover, in Good condition.
Limited edition of 600 copies. Scarce booklet covering postmarks, postcards, and other souvenirs. Well illustrated.
£7.50Quantity:

- Weekly Air Mail Nos. 2, 4-10
+ Monthly Air Mail, Volume 1 Nos. 1-12 & Volume 2 Nos. 1-7 & 9

Publisher: John S. Davis, Liverpool, 1930-32.
Bound together in one volume, hardback, blue cloth binding, ex libris Stephen H. Smith with his signature at front, tiny amount of loss to lower edge of first page of first issue and some slight marks, minor wear to earlier issues else in Very Good condition.
Rare early aerophilatelic journal, with interesting content on air mail flights, Zeppelin flights, etc.
£35.00Quantity:

Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry
Smith, Stephen H. - Rocket Mail Catalogue
and Historical Survey of First Experiments in Rocketry

Publisher: Fritz Billig, N.Y., 1955.
Second revised edition, paperback, illustrated, 68 pages, publisher's label to front cover, slight corner-bend, else in Very Good condition.
Billig's Specialized Catalogues Volume 8. Very scarce.
£25.00Quantity:

Jones, Frank G. - Etiquettes: Par Avion - By Air Mail
Jones, Frank G. - Etiquettes: Par Avion - By Air Mail
Publisher: privately published, 1992.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, iii + 53 pages, signed by the author, mild dusty marks to the edges, very slight shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on airmail labels (or etiquettes). Well illustrated, including two pages of colour illustrations. Out-of-print and difficult to find.
£18.00Quantity:

Wingent, Peter - Imperial Airways
Wingent, Peter - Imperial Airways' Empire Flying Boat Services
As reported by the "Southern Daily Echo"

Publisher: privately published, Winchester, 1997.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, x + 180 pages, in Very Good condition.
Very well researched compilation of articles from Southampton's daily newspaper. Illustrated with covers and maps.
£27.00Quantity:

Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Sanford, Kendall C. - Air Crash Mail of Imperial Airways and Predecessor Airlines
Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust, 2003.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, xii + 190 pages + appendices, some slight corner-creasing to the covers and a few mild dusty marks to page-edges, minor spine-lean and slight bend, internally VG and clean, in Good condition.
Important reference work which lists all the known crashes, interruptions and forced landings of Imperial Airways and its predecessor airlines. Includes many previously unrecorded crashes and cachets. Very well illustrated.
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Wheeler, Roy and Stanley-Smith, Roger (editor) - De Havilland A Postal History
Wheeler, Roy and Stanley-Smith, Roger (editor) - De Havilland
A Postal History

Publisher: Pier Point Publishing & C.R. Wheeler, 1996.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, x + 150 pages, covers very slightly rubbed at edges, some small marks to the page-edges, one page creased, a Good reading copy.
A listing of mail-carrying first and special flights of De Havilland aircraft, plus aircraft specifications, De Havilland postcards, De Havilland aircraft depicted on stamps, etc. Very well illustrated with black & white photographs of covers from the author's extensive collection, postcards, aircraft, etc.
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Field, Francis J. - A Commercial and Historical Atlas of the World
Field, Francis J. - A Commercial and Historical Atlas of the World's Airways
Publisher: Francis J. Field Ltd., Birmingham, 1925.
Paperback, illustrated, 85 pages, spine and covers a little rubbed at edges, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.
Rare early F.J. Field publication. Illustrated with numerous maps.
£30.00Quantity:

Champion, Théodore - Catalogue Historique et Descriptif des Timbres de la Poste Aérienne
Champion, Théodore - Catalogue Historique et Descriptif des Timbres de la Poste Aérienne
Publisher: Théodore Champion, Paris, 1930.
Sixth edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, vii + 547 pages, bilingual text in French & English, corners of front cover very slightly bumped, a few minor blemishes, in Good condition.
The final bilingual edition of this specialised catalogue of Air Mail stamps, cachets, postmarks, etiquettes, etc. of the world. Includes a chapter on the Siege of Paris 1870-1871.
£35.00Quantity:

 - Aerophilately 1980 London Congress
- Aerophilately
1980 London Congress

Publisher: International Federation of Aerophilatelic Societies (FISA), 1980.
Paperback, illustrated, 87 pages, mild shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Handbook to accompany the 1980 Aerophilately Congress. Features numerous short articles of pioneer air mails of various countries. Illustrated in black & white.
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Greiner, Horst - Greiner Aerogramme-Katalog Europa
Greiner, Horst - Greiner Aerogramme-Katalog
Europa

Publisher: Arbeitsgemeinschaft Aerogramme, 1982.
Second edition, paperback, plastic comb-bound, 210 pages, text in German, a little spotting to top-edges, minor shelfwear, else in Very Good condition.
Excellent catalogue of European aerogrammes (air letters), including Great Britain. Well illustrated.
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Baldwin, N.C. - Fifty Years of British Air Mails 1911-1960
Baldwin, N.C. - Fifty Years of British Air Mails
1911-1960

Publisher: Francis J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, circa 1974.
Reprint, paperback, illustrated, 47 pages, spine a little marked, corners very slightly creased, minor wear, in Good condition.
Reprint of "The Aero-Field" Handbook No. 17. Excellent chronology of 75 flights, illustrated with flown covers, cachets, maps, etc.
£7.50Quantity:

Brightmore, T. - Postal Stationery of Great Britain
Brightmore, T. - Postal Stationery of Great Britain
Publisher: privately published by the author, circa 1982.
Paperback, illustrated, 74 pages + separate price-list, foxing to covers and page-edges, contents clean, in Good condition.
A simplified illustrated listing of the stamped postal stationery issued by the British Post Office from 1841 to c1981, including air mail letter sheets.
£9.00Quantity:

[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
[Daynes, John] - The John Daynes Collection of 20th Century Military Postal History
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 99 pages, prices realised, very slight corner-creasing to covers else in VG condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of mainly Second World War postal history. The 725 lots cover a very wide range, both geographically and by subject, and include Air Letters and Airgraphs, Censored Mails, PoW Mails, Undercover Addresses, etc. Very well illustrated with 24 pages of colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

[Vullo, Gaetano] - The Gaetano Vullo Collection of Airmails
[Vullo, Gaetano] - The Gaetano Vullo Collection of Airmails
Publisher: Harmers, London, 2003.
Auction catalogue, large format paperback, illustrated, 263 pages, foot of spine knocked with consequent corner-creasing to covers and pages, top corners of two pages creased, a small pen-mark in the margin of one page, a Good working copy.
Large catalogue of flown covers of the world, with good sections of Colombia, Germany, Italy, Newfoundland, etc. All lots illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

Vogt, Ronny - Irish Crash Airmails
Vogt, Ronny - Irish Crash Airmails
Publisher: Irish Airmail Society, 1997.
Second edition, large format paperback (card covers), pictorial card dustwrapper, illustrated, 266 pages, in new condition.
A superb work. Well illustrated in black & white.
£30.00Quantity:

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