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British Commonwealth - British Empire - General
Kay, A.B. - Priced Catalogue of British Colonial Adhesive Revenue, Telegraph and Railway Stamps
Kay, A.B. - Priced Catalogue of British Colonial Adhesive Revenue, Telegraph and Railway Stamps
Publisher: Bridger & Kay, 1908.
Paperback (cloth covered card covers), viii + 98 pages, binding slightly shaken with a slight split, in Good condition.
Rarely seen early catalogue (not illustrated) of British Empire revenues.
£21.00Quantity:

Lowe, Robson - The First Colonial Postage Stamps Part One
Lowe, Robson - The First Colonial Postage Stamps
Part One

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1937.
Small paperback, 8 pages, illustrated, covers a little toned, inscription (presumably by Robson Lowe) to Ben Goodfellow to front cover, in Good condition.
Rare early Robson Lowe publication on Crowned Circle handstamps.
£15.00Quantity:

Wallace, H. & A. - Silver Jubilee Commemorative Stamps of King George V and Complete Illustrated Priced Catalogue
Wallace, H. & A. - Silver Jubilee Commemorative Stamps of King George V
and Complete Illustrated Priced Catalogue

Publisher: H. & A. Wallace, London, 1937.
Hardback, 72 pages, illustrated, spine a little toned, in Good condition.
Fine handbook/catalogue of the Great Britain and Empire Silver Jubilee issues. With a separate paperback Wallace catalogue of these issues and KG6 Coronation issues.
£12.50Quantity:

Wolter, Karl Kurt - Die Postzensur, Handbuch und Katalog
Geschichte, Typen der Stempel und Briefverschlüsse mit ihre Bewertung, Band I Vorzeit, Frühzeit und Neuzeit (bis 1939) & Band II Neuzeit (1939-1965)

Publisher: Georg Amm, München, 1965-66.
Two large hardbacks, dustwrappers, illustrated, iv + 147 + v + 157 pages + xxvii plates, text in German, with Preface in French & English, one or two short tears to the dustwrappers, else in Very Good condition.
The classic handbook on postal censorship of the world including the two World Wars. Well illustrated in black & white and some colour.
£100.00Quantity:

Baldwin, N.C. - The Air Mails of British Africa 1925-1932
Baldwin, N.C. - The Air Mails of British Africa
1925-1932

Publisher: F.J. Field, Sutton Coldfield, nd (circa 1933).
"The Aero Field" Handbook No. 2, paperback, illustrated, 68 pages, remnants of an adhesive label to front cover, very slight corner-crease, minor dusty marks, in Good condition.
A comprehensive handbook/catalogue. Well illustrated. Scarce.
£18.00Quantity:

Potter, W.J.W. and Shelton, Lt.-Col. R.C.M. - The Printings of King George VI Colonial Stamps In Table Form
Potter, W.J.W. and Shelton, Lt.-Col. R.C.M. - The Printings of King George VI Colonial Stamps
In Table Form

Publisher: Stamp Collecting Ltd., London, 1952.
Large format paperback (cloth-covered card covers), illustrated, viii + 70 pages, slight corner-crease to the front cover and bend to pages, in Good condition.
Useful, detailed handbook. Scarce.
£35.00Quantity:

Scott, David - European Stamp Design A Semiotic Approach to Designing Messages
Scott, David - European Stamp Design
A Semiotic Approach to Designing Messages

Publisher: Academy Editions, London, 1995.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 143 pages, some slight shelfwear to the covers and mild creases, else in Very Good condition.
A detailed look at stamp design, concentrating on Great Britain, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Ireland. Over 1300 illustrations, many in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

Serrane, Fernand - Vade-Mecum du Spécialiste-Expert en Timbres-Poste II Hors d
Serrane, Fernand - Vade-Mecum du Spécialiste-Expert en Timbres-Poste
II Hors d'Europe

Publisher: privately published, 1929.
Paperback, original grey card covers, illustrated, 315 pages, text in French, top of spine rubbed with loss of small piece, covers slightly soiled, page-egdes toned, internally clean, in Good condition.
Rare classic work on the characteristics of genuine and forged stamps of countries outside Europe.
£35.00Quantity:

Courtney, Nicholas - The Queen
Courtney, Nicholas - The Queen's Stamps
The Authorised History of the Royal Philatelic Collection

Publisher: Methuen, London, 2004.
First edition, hardback, dustjacket, xiii + 337 pages, in Very Good condition.
This elegant book is the definitive historical account of one of the world's most important and extensive stamp collections, and the monarchs and keepers who have contributed to it. Inaugurated by Queen Victoria, and enlarged by five successive British monarchs, the main body of the Collection came into being under George V, whose passionate and shrewd acquisition of many other private collections has ensured the unique and comprehensive character of the Royal Collection. The Queen's Stamps is a story told through the stamps themselves, many of the most famous of which are produced here in full colour, as well as through astonishing anecdotes featuring the kings, queens and courtiers who brought them together. This informative, surprising, well illustrated volume is written to appeal to the general reader, as well as to the specialist enthusiast.
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Lea, Ruth - Stamps as Witnesses of History A Guide to Political Philately
Lea, Ruth - Stamps as Witnesses of History
A Guide to Political Philately

Publisher: Filament Publishing, Croydon, 2018.
Large hardback, 608 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
A large reference work. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

[Towers, Dr. Robert] - The British Empire Collection formed by the late Dr. Robert Towers
[Towers, Dr. Robert] - The British Empire Collection formed by the late Dr. Robert Towers
Publisher: Spink, London, 2011.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 96 pages, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated in colour,
£7.50Quantity:

 - British Empire Stamps and Covers Featuring Outstanding British Guiana, India and States, Jamaica, North Borneo, Nyasaland and Orange Free State
- British Empire Stamps and Covers
Featuring Outstanding British Guiana, India and States, Jamaica, North Borneo, Nyasaland and Orange Free State

Publisher: Spink, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 283 pages, in Very Good condition.
Large catalogue featuring the "Hornbill" and "Lars Parsbro" collections of North Borneo; the superb final portion of the Derek Nathan collection of British Guiana; India & States including fine Bundi; a Large Gold Medal collection of Nyasaland Key Plates; Orange Free State; Jamaica, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£10.00Quantity:

[Davis, Gerald] - British Empire Stamps and Covers Featuring the Final Portion of the Gerald Davis Collection of Burma
[Davis, Gerald] - British Empire Stamps and Covers
Featuring the Final Portion of the Gerald Davis Collection of Burma

Publisher: Spink, London, 2015.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 188 pages, crease to rear cover, in Good condition.
Large catalogue of British Empire featuring the final portion of the Gerald Davis Burma (481 lots) which includes a large section of Japanese Occupation Issues. The catalogue also features good sections of Cape of Good Hope, St Helena, Seychelles, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.00Quantity:

 - The Philatelic Collectors
- The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Featuring Fine British West Indies and Cape of Good Hope Postal History, The Betty Watterson Labuan, Rhodesia, South Africa, Sudan Airmails and the Dr. Alan Drysdall Library

Publisher: Spink, London, 2018.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 203 pages, in Very Good condition.
Includes strong sections of pre-stamp postal history of Cape of Good Hope and British West Indies, Labuan proofs & essays, etc. Well illustrated in colour.
£9.50Quantity:

[Baillie, Sir Gawaine] - The Philatelic Collection formed by Sir Gawaine Baillie, BT Volume XI Missed Opportunities
[Baillie, Sir Gawaine] - The Philatelic Collection formed by Sir Gawaine Baillie, BT
Volume XI Missed Opportunities

Publisher: Sotheby's, London, 2007.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 426 pages, colour illustrated, in Very Good condition.
The final catalogue of the remarkable series of Gawaine Baillie sales featuring the unsold lots from the previous ten sales offered without reserve. Includes resumés of the highlights of the previous sales and all the prices realised for Volumes I to X.
£20.00Quantity:

Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1639-1952, Vol. V The Empire in North America
Lowe, Robson - The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1639-1952, Vol. V The Empire in North America
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1973.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 760 pages, small dent to lower edge of front cover, dusty marks/foxing to the upper page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Fifth volume in the unparalleled series of great use to British Empire collectors. As with the rest of the series, the book not only covers the adhesive postage stamp issues in detail, but also the postal history of, in this case, British North America, including postal rates, handstamps, cancellations, etc. Well illustrated throughout, including several colour plates. For collectors of British North America this should be a "must".
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Horry, David - The Unissued Stamps of King George VI
Publisher: Murray Payne Ltd., Axbridge, 2000.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, circa 160 pages, in VG condition.
Humorous look at fictional issues of King George VI from such far flung corners of the Empire as Bank Holiday Monday Island and the Gilbert & Sullivan Islands.
£9.50Quantity:

Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde (sauf USA et DDSG)
Antonini, E. and Grasset, Dr J. - Histoire Postale des Lacs et des Rivières du Monde
(sauf USA et DDSG)

Publisher: David Feldman, Geneva, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 164 pages, with separate rarity guide, text in French, short tear to dustwrapper, in Very Good condition.
An excellent handbook on the postal markings of the rivers and lakes of the world (except the USA and DDSG). Very clearly presented, and with superb illustrations and maps. An important reference work.
£30.00Quantity:

McCaig, Colin - The Postal History and Handstamps of British West Africa
McCaig, Colin - The Postal History and Handstamps of British West Africa
Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1978.
Paperback, illustrated, 64 pages, in Very Good condition.
A useful general study of the postal history of each of the West African colonies - The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Northern and Southern Nigeria, Niger Territories, Oil Rivers, Lagos, and Fernando Po. Very well illustrated in black & white. Out of print and scarce.
£8.50Quantity:

Serrane, Fernand - The Serrane Guide Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926
Serrane, Fernand - The Serrane Guide
Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926

Publisher: The American Philatelic Society, nd (circa 1999).
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xxv + 390 pages, text in English, dustwrapper spine very slightly sunned else in Very Good condition.
English translation of the classic work on the characteristics of genuine and forged stamps of the world (Vade-Mecum du Spécialiste-Expert en Timbres-Poste) originally published in two volumes in 1927 and 1929.
£145.00Quantity:

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