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Heifetz, Murray - O.A.T. and A.V.2 Markings
Heifetz, Murray - O.A.T. and A.V.2 Markings
Publisher: American Air Mail Society, 2006.
Third edition, large format paperback, illustrated, slight corner-creasing else in Very Good condition.
The standard work on these handstamps.
£15.00Quantity:

Kay, George K. and Negus, Ron - Polish Exile Mail in Great Britain 1939-1949
A decade of Polish Forces postal history

Publisher: J.Barefoot Ltd, York, 1999.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 250 pages, in Very Good condition.
Useful reference work on the Polish Government in Exile's postal services during and immediately after World War II. Illustrated in black & white.
£20.00Quantity:

Crutchley, E.T. - GPO
Crutchley, E.T. - GPO
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1938.
English Institutions series, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 252 pages + plates, dustwrapper extensively reared to the reverse, spine-lean, a Good reading copy.
A history of the British Post Office and survey of its current (1930s) activities. Nicely ilustrated with evocative black & white photo-plates.
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Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857 A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts
Feldman, Hugh - Letter Receivers of London 1652 to 1857
A history of their offices and handstamps within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts

Publisher: The Stuart Rossiter Trust & the Postal History Society, 1998.
Two large hardback volumes in slipcase, illustrated, 900+ pages, folding maps in pocket at rear, minor blemishes to slipcase, else in Very Good condition.
The definitive work on the subject. Detailed and well illustrated.
£45.00Quantity:

Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910 A Record of Progress and Development
Corrie, John M. - The Dumfries Post Office 1642-1910
A Record of Progress and Development

Publisher: Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History & Antiquarian Society, 1912.
No. 102 of a limited edition of 175 copies, card covers, viii + 81 pages + plates, covers a little soiled and slightly rubbed with some loss to one corner of front cover, short split to foot of spine, a few spots of foxing, in Good condition.
Extremely scarce work.
£30.00Quantity:

Trew, Joan H. and Burns, Ian - Scots and Philately
Trew, Joan H. and Burns, Ian - Scots and Philately
Publisher: The Alba Stamp Group, 2005.
Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, 322 pages, a couple of tiny marks to the front cover, else in Very Good condition.
A huge work listing some 483 people born in Scotland who have been honoured in some way on stamps and other philatelic items. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£18.00Quantity:

Hargest, George E. - History of Letter Post Communications Between the United States and Europe 1845-1875
Hargest, George E. - History of Letter Post Communications Between the United States and Europe 1845-1875
Publisher: Quarterman Publications, 1975.
Second edition, hardback, illustrated, ix + 234 pages, no dustwrapper, very slight bend to the covers, slight wrinkling to one page, minor signs of use but overall in Good, clean condition.
An important handbook.
£25.00Quantity:

Proud, Edward B. and Griffith, Kenneth - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol I 1882-1902
Proud, Edward B. and Griffith, Kenneth - History of British Army Postal Service, Vol I
1882-1902

Publisher: Proud-Bailey Co., 1982.
Hardback, illustrated, 283 pages, spine very slightly sunned, one or two tiny blemishes, internally clean, in Good+ condition.
First volume of the three volume set by Ted Proud on the postal history and postmarks of the British army. This volume covers the establishment of the Army Postal Service in 1882, the 1882 Egyptian Campaign, the 1885 Sudan Campaign, and (mainly) the Boer War. The Boer War section was co-written by the late Kenneth Griffith, the well-known actor and Boer War collector. An excellent handbook, drawing on original documents, and very well illustrated with postmark illustrations. A must have book for military postal historians and particularly Boer War collectors.
£25.00Quantity:

Frank, Samuel B. and Schonfield, Josef and Barber, William A. - The Impressed Duty Stamps of Great Britain A Priced Catalogue of Embossed Non-Adhesive Fiscal Stamps (1694 to the Present)
Frank, Samuel B. and Schonfield, Josef and Barber, William A. - The Impressed Duty Stamps of Great Britain
A Priced Catalogue of Embossed Non-Adhesive Fiscal Stamps (1694 to the Present)

Publisher: privately published, San Diego, 1981.
First edition, second printing, paperback, comb-bound, xxviii + 360 pages, top ring of the plastic comb binding broken off, dusty marks to page-edges, internally clean, a Good working copy.
Comprehensive catalogue. Long out of print and difficult to find.
£20.00Quantity:

Smith, Michael and Purcell, Brian and Baillie, Ian - An Introduction to the Postal History of Bristol
Smith, Michael and Purcell, Brian and Baillie, Ian - An Introduction to the Postal History of Bristol
Publisher: Bristol Philatelic Society, 1997.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, vi + 59 pages + colour plates, very slight corner-crease to front cover else in Very Good condition.
An excellent, clearly-presented postal history study.
£8.50Quantity:

Malcolm, Donald - The Paisley Rocketeers
Malcolm, Donald - The Paisley Rocketeers
Publisher: Stenlake Publishing, Ayrshire, 1997.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 32 pages, very slight corner-crease to rear cover and last few pages, else in Very Good condition.
The story of the Paisley Rocketeers Society and their experimental rocket flights and flown covers. Very well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
£4.50Quantity:

["Smith"] - The "Smith" Collections of Worldwide Private Posts and Malta
["Smith"] - The "Smith" Collections of Worldwide Private Posts and Malta
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2010.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 80 pages, with prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Includes rare Local Posts, College Stamps, Malta postal history, etc. Well illustrated in black & white and with 39 pages of colour plates.
£9.50Quantity:

[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection The British and French Post Offices in Japan, also sections of Chinese Imperial Post and Hong Kong covers
[Ishikawa, Ryohei] - The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection
The British and French Post Offices in Japan, also sections of Chinese Imperial Post and Hong Kong covers

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1981.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, with the prices realised, covers rather rubbed, small corner-crease to front cover, some marks to margin of title-page, other pages clean, a Good working copy.
Important catalogue of foreign Post Offices in Japan, with useful 4 page Introduction by Ryohei Ishikawa. Very well illustrated in black & white and colour.
£12.50Quantity:

[Wheat, Gilbert] - The Gilbert Wheat Collection of G.B. Victorian Stamps on Cover
[Wheat, Gilbert] - The Gilbert Wheat Collection of G.B. Victorian Stamps on Cover
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2009.
Auction catalogue, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 199 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent reference catalogue of over seven-hundred lots of GB QV Surface-Printed stamps on cover displaying an extraordinary variety of destinations, routes and rates. Well illustrated in colour.
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Beaumont, K.M. and Easton, John - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain Part Three: The Embossed Issues & The Surface Printed Issues of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII
Beaumont, K.M. and Easton, John - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain
Part Three: The Embossed Issues & The Surface Printed Issues of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1964.
Second (revised) edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 344 pages + plates, ex library copy with usual library marks and pocket, dustwrapper has been laminated with adhesive transparent plastic and attached to new endpapers, a Good working copy only.
The third volume of the essential four volume series on British postage stamps published by the Royal Philatelic Society. This is the best (revised) edition of the standard reference work on these issues, giving the full philatelic history of the stamps, and illustrated with black & white photo-plates of proofs and essays.
£25.00Quantity:

Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain, Part Two The Perforated Line-Engraved Issues
Wiggins, W.R.D. - The Postage Stamps of Great Britain, Part Two
The Perforated Line-Engraved Issues

Publisher: The Royal Philatelic Society, London, 1962.
Second edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 220 pages + plates, some toning and tiny marks to the dustwrapper, dustwrapper very slightly chipped at corners, page-edges a little toned, in Good condition.
Important handbook - the standard work on these issues.
£25.00Quantity:

[Sussex, Vivien] - The Vivien Sussex Collection of Valuables By Post
[Sussex, Vivien] - The Vivien Sussex Collection of Valuables By Post
Publisher: Cavendish, Derby, 2002.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 95 pages, minimal shelfwear to the front cover else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the International Large Gold Medal-winning collection of Registered Mail. Well illustrated in colour and black & white.
£8.00Quantity:

[Cruttwell, Christopher] - The Christopher Cruttwell Collection of Cyprus Stamps and Postal History
[Cruttwell, Christopher] - The Christopher Cruttwell Collection of Cyprus Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: Argyll Etkin, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 121 pages, slightest shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
Excellent catalogue of more than eight hundred lots. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

[Woolfe, John] - Maritime Wreck Covers of the World The John Woolfe Collection
[Woolfe, John] - Maritime Wreck Covers of the World
The John Woolfe Collection

Publisher: Spink, London, 2006.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 90 pages, slight shelfwear to the covers, one or two tiny blemishes but internally fine, in Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour throughout.
£8.50Quantity:

Firebrace, John - British Empire Campaigns and Occupations in the Near East, 1914-1924 A Postal History
Firebrace, John - British Empire Campaigns and Occupations in the Near East, 1914-1924
A Postal History

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1991.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xii + 460 pages, binding ever so slightly shaken (as often with this heavy tome) but still perfectly solid, upper page-edges a little toned, internally clean, in Good condition.
The essential postal history study of British, Indian, Australian and New Zealand participation in the Campaigns in Egypt, Gallipoli, Salonica and the Sudan, with the advance of the E.E.F. into and through Palestine and, following the Armistice in 1918, the military occupations of Palestine, Syria, the Lebanon, Turkey and the intervention in South Russia. The detail includes principal units of all fighting formations, their locations and Field Post Offices, and diaries of events with battles and engagements. Profusely illustrated in black & white. Long out of print and sought after.
£150.00Quantity:

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