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Boulad d'Humières, Jean and Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World
Part 3 The Suez Canal Company

Publisher: Leonard H. Hartmann, Louisville, 1985.
Hardback, dutswrapper, illustrated, 285 pages, plus a plating quality enlargement of a full sheet of the 40c Saatjian private printing inserted at the end, some tiny short tears to the rear panel of the dustwrapper, slight dusty marks/foxing to dustwrapper and upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The fourth volume of this classic series of handbooks on the Private Ship Letter Stamps of the world. A beautifully produced book, superbly illustrated with black & white photographic plates throughout and a souvenir miniature sheet of Forgery 20 tipped in. Every aspect of the stamps and their postal history is covered here, including a large section on the forgeries.
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Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2 Australia - Europe - South America
Ringström, S. and Tester, H.E. - The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 2
Australia - Europe - South America

Publisher: privately published, 1979.
Hardback, dustwrapper, 215 pages, illustrated, slight dusty marks/foxing to upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of Ringström and Tester's classic series on the private ship letter stamps of the world. A beautifully produced handbook, superbly illustrated with black & white plates throughout. Contents include: The Australian New Hebrides Company; New Hebrides Syndicat Français; The Murray Steam Navigation Company; Bell's Asia Minor Steamship Company; The Danube Steam Navigation Company; The Russian Company for Steam Navigation and Trade; Danube & Black Sea Line of Steamers, T.B. Morton & Co.; Turkish Steamship Companies; The Danube and Black Sea Railway; The Zala-Somogyi Steamship Company; Gauthier Frères et Cie; Christmas Island; The Pacific Steam Navigation Company; Tierra del Fuego; The Upper Colombia Tramway and Navigation Company; Correos de la Chimba; Jämtlands Kommunikations Bolag.
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Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Moreton, Rod; Baillie, Ian and Smith, Hans - Rossiter Postal History Journal Volume No. 2
Publisher: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 2001.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 122 pages, in Very Good condition.
Featuring three excellent postal history studies: "The Goldfields of Victoria" - Mail from the first fifty years of this Australian gold rush era; "Pre-Soviet Russia Registered and associated Mail" - An illustrated survey of the development of the systems and their postal rates; and "Early Mails between Constantinople and the West".
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Jones, T.E. - The Aerogrammes of the Arabian Gulf The Post Independence Issues
Jones, T.E. - The Aerogrammes of the Arabian Gulf
The Post Independence Issues

Publisher: privately published by the author, 1994.
First edition, paperback, illustrated, 88 pages, with separate price guide loosely inserted, slight marks to front cover else in Very Good condition.
Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat & Oman, Sharjah, and United Arab Emirates. Scarce.
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Shimony, Zvi and Rimon, Yeremiyahu and Karpovsky, Itamar - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948 Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 1 Jerusalem and Safad Postal Services in the Transition Period
Shimony, Zvi and Rimon, Yeremiyahu and Karpovsky, Itamar - The Postal History of the Transition Period in Israel, 1948
Vol II: The Emergency, Local, and Private Postal Services. Part 1 Jerusalem and Safad Postal Services in the Transition Period

Publisher: Israel Philatelic Federation, Tel Aviv, 2004.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 440 pages, slight shelfwear, top of spine very slightly rubbed, in Good condition.
Excellent postal history handbook. Profusely illustrated throughout in black & white, and with 32 pages of colour illustraions.
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[Hackmey, Joseph] - Ottoman Empire The Joseph Hackmey collection
[Hackmey, Joseph] - Ottoman Empire
The Joseph Hackmey collection

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, Zurich, 1986.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 76 pages, covers somewhat toned, slight corner-crease, in Good condition.
Catalogue of the exceptional collection formed by Joseph Hackmey, featuring important Holy Land, Turkish Post Offices in the Near East and Europe, Turkey. Well illustrated with black & white plates and 16 colour plates.
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Dacos, Themis - Consular ... in Egypt
Dacos, Themis - Consular ... in Egypt
Publisher: Collectio, Athens, 1994.
Hardback, illustrated, xxiv + 93 pages, bilingual text in Greek and English, few dusty marks and slight signs of use, in Good condition.
Scarce handbook on Greek consular posts in Egypt. Well illustrated including some in colour.
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Melon, Prodromos - Contribution to the Postal History of the Ottoman Post Offices of Dodecanese
Melon, Prodromos - Contribution to the Postal History of the Ottoman Post Offices of Dodecanese
Publisher: Athens, 1991.
Paperback, illustrated, iii + 108 pages, bilingual text in Greek and English, covers a little rubbed and corner-creased, mild dusty marks to page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Excellent, well-presented handbook on Ottoman Post Offices and postal cancellations in the Dodecanese. Well illustrated including some in colour.
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[Goeggel, Hugo] - Europe & Overseas
[Goeggel, Hugo] - Europe & Overseas
Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 2016.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 462 pages, text in English, corners of rear cover slightly scuffed, in Good condition.
Large catalogue of more than 2000 lots, featuring the Dr. Hugo Goeggel Collections of Argentina and Colombia; Egypt from the Peter Smith Estate; Hyderabad, the "Asafia" collection; the Eduardo Cohen collection of Romania Lithographed Issues 1865-1872, etc, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
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Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Billig
Stiedl, Otto E. and Billig, Fritz - Billig's grosses Handbuch der Fälschungen
The Balkan States

Publisher: Fred F. Billings [Fritz Billig], New York, 1936-38.
Hardback, illustrated, circa 300+ pages, text in German, slightly rubbed to top and foot of spine else in Very Good condition.
Rare bound volume of the 13 parts covering Balkan countries in the series of forgery guides, with enlarged black & white photo-illustrations of forgeries and genuine issues. Contents: Bulgarien, Griechenland I & II, S.H.S. I & II, Montenegro, Rumänien I, II & III, Samos, Serbien, Türkei I & II.
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Mentgen, G. - Civil Aviation in Somaliland Protectorate 1935-1960
Mentgen, G. - Civil Aviation in Somaliland Protectorate 1935-1960
Publisher: Murray Payne Ltd., 2003.
Large (A4) paperback, illustrated, [iv] + 80 pages, in Very Good condition.
Excellent, well illustrated study of Somaliland air mail services including the short-lived service by Imperial Airways and Ala Littoria 1935-36, the 1940 temporary airmail service, the BOAC years, and the Aden Airways years.
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Hill, Wing Commander Roderic - The Baghdad Air Mail
Hill, Wing Commander Roderic - The Baghdad Air Mail
Publisher: Nonsuch Publishing, Stroud, 2005.
Reprint of the rare 1929 original, paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 251 pages + maps, some creasing to the rear cover, in Good condition.
Wing Commander Hill's memoir of his time flying the RAF's Air Mail Route from Cairo to Baghdad.
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Tabeart, Colin - Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857
Tabeart, Colin - Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857
Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 2002.
First edition, hardback, illustrated, xvi + 278 pages, minor signs of use, some slight marks to the covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
An important study of the Admiralty packet service from Falmouth to Malta, Corfu and Alexandria, which became an important part of the route to India five years before the P&O service to Egypt began. Out of print and scarce.
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[Roman, J.H.] and ["Pavlovsk"] - The "J.H. Roman" collection of Postal History of Sweden 1593-1893 & The "Pavlovsk" collection of The Russian Empire, with Russian Levant and Russian Post Offices in the Far East
[Roman, J.H.] and ["Pavlovsk"] - The "J.H. Roman" collection of Postal History of Sweden 1593-1893
& The "Pavlovsk" collection of The Russian Empire, with Russian Levant and Russian Post Offices in the Far East

Publisher: Corinphila, Zurich, 1996.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 78 pages + 104 b/w plates + 10 colour plates, text in English, slight shelfwear, some corner-creasing, in Good condition.
Two superb collections. Well illustrated including 10 pages of colour plates.
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Lewis, Brigadier H.L. - The Stamps of Persia
Lewis, Brigadier H.L. - The Stamps of Persia
Publisher: privately published, nd [circa 1970s].
Large format paperback, illustrated, 136 pages, Errata & Addenda page loosely inserted, spine and covers very slightly marked, pages clean, in Good condition.
The rare original edition of this classic work.
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Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Two The Lost Territories in Africa & Asia
Coles, John H. and Walker, Howard E. - Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire, Part Two
The Lost Territories in Africa & Asia

Publisher: Christie's-Robson Lowe, London, 1988.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, viii + 114 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed and with a couple of tiny short tears at corners, slight mark to lower edges of a few pages, in Good condition.
The second volume in this excellent four volume series covers Turkish Post Offices in Libya, Iraq, the Levant countries, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Arabia and Batum. Long out of print.
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Birken, Andreas - Handbook of Turkish Philately, Part I - Ottoman Empire Postal Stationery
Birken, Andreas - Handbook of Turkish Philately, Part I - Ottoman Empire
Postal Stationery

Publisher: ArGe Osmanisches Reich/Türkei, 1995.
Paperback, 80 pages, bilingual text in English & German, slight shelfwear, in Good condition.
Excellent handbook on Ottoman postal stationery.
£15.00Quantity:

[Schmitt, Johann Ulrich] - Greek Territories The Johann Ulrich Schmitt Collection
[Schmitt, Johann Ulrich] - Greek Territories
The Johann Ulrich Schmitt Collection

Publisher: Heinrich Köhler, Wiesbaden, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 148 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the remarkable collection of Greek Territories. Includes Samos, Crete, Foreign Post Offices in the Levant, Ottoman Empire - Lost Territories, Albania, etc. Very well illustrated.
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"Alexandria" - The "Alexandria" Illyria and Levant
"Alexandria" - The "Alexandria" Illyria and Levant
Publisher: Robson Lowe, Basel, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 136 pages, with the prices realised, some dusty marks to the front cover, in Good condition.
Magnificent collection of the Balkans and Levant, including a wonderful array of Foreign Post Offices, French Paquebots, Danube Steam Navigation Co., etc. A Superb reference catalogue. Well illustrated in black & white and with colour plates.
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Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918 Volume II
Steichele, Anton and Collins, Norman J. and Dickstein, Leopold - The Foreign Post Offices in Palestine 1840-1918
Volume II

Publisher: World Philatelic Congress of Israel, Holyland & Judaica Societies, Chicago, 1991.
English revised edition, hardback, illustrated, v + 300 pages, tiny scuff to lower edge of rear cover else in Very Good condition.
This volume covers Italian Post Offices, Italian Forces 1917-1919, Austrian Post Offices, Russian Post Offices, Postal Services of the Jewish Colonies, and Handling of Mails by Hotels. Scarce.
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