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General philatelic works - Postal history
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839 & The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839
Baker, Ian; Graham, David; Sanig, Michael and Shand, Bill - The Scottish Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1813-1839
& The Welsh Additional Halfpenny Mail Tax 1836-1839

Publisher: Scottish Postal History Society, 2017.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, ix + 376 pages, in Very Good condition.
A major new handbook. Very well illustrated in colour.
£28.00Quantity:

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, dustwrapper slightly creased at edges and with a short tear, binding slightly shaken (as often with this heavy tome) but still perfectly solid, page-edges slightly toned, internally clean, a Good working copy.
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.
£120.00Quantity:

Brandt, Don - Walking into Iceland
Brandt, Don - Walking into Iceland's Postal History
Publisher: privately published, Reykjavik, 1995.
Paperback, 239 pages, illustrated, covers slightly rubbed, white paper pasted over a previous owner's gift inscription inside front cover, a Good reading copy.
A postal history odyssey around Iceland. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Campbell-Smith, Duncan - Masters of the Post The Authorized History of Royal Mail
Campbell-Smith, Duncan - Masters of the Post
The Authorized History of Royal Mail

Publisher: Penguin Books, London, 2012.
Paperback, xxx + 849 pages + 32 plates, slight shelfwear, page-edges very slightly toned, in Good condition.
Paperback edition of a major history of the British Post Office. "This is the first complete history of the Royal Mail up to the present day, based on its comprehensive archives, and including the first detailed account of the past half-century of Britain's postal history, made possible by privileged access to confidential records."
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[Roberts, T.V.] - Manuscript Postal Markings of the World The T.V. Roberts Collection
[Roberts, T.V.] - Manuscript Postal Markings of the World
The T.V. Roberts Collection

Publisher: Christie's Robson Lowe, London, 1989.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 81 pages, with the prices realised, very slight corner-creasing to the front cover else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of the unique and remarkable postal history collection. Well illustrated in black & white and with four pages of colour plates.
£10.00Quantity:

Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Staff, Frank - The Transatlantic Mail
Publisher: Quarterman Publications, 1980.
Second edition, hardback, original blue cloth binding, dustwrapper, illustrated, 191 pages, a tiny short tear to edge of dustwrapper, some toning to the dustwrapper and to page-edges, binding very slightly warped, in Good condition.
The classic work on the development of the transatlantic mail services. It covers the history of the rivalry for supremacy of the Atlantic that developed between Britain and America, the beginning of the pioneer steamship services, and the struggle for the much coveted mail contracts. With authoritative lists of all the regular mail carrying ships, postal rates, and other useful information. Well illustrated with maps, Post Office notices, illustrations of sailing packets and early steamships, and illustrations of postal markings. This remains one of the standard handbooks on the Transatlantic Mails.
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Graham, Richard B. - United States Postal History Sampler
Graham, Richard B. - United States Postal History Sampler
Publisher: Linn's Stamp News, USA, 1992.
Large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, vi + 186 pages, ex American Stamp Club of GB with their library label to title-page, covers a little rubbed at edges and slightly creased, in Good condition.
An excellent overview of American postal history. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Hosking, Roger and Cockrill, Philip - Cross-Channel & North Sea Shipping Services Part II
Hosking, Roger and Cockrill, Philip - Cross-Channel & North Sea Shipping Services
Part II

Publisher: Philip Cockrill, c1990.
Paperback, illustrated, 88 pages, signed by Roger Hosking, minor marks to the covers, slight corner-crease to a couple of pages, in Good condition.
Useful postal history study of the mail routes to the Continent from English ports.
£10.00Quantity:

Münzberg, Werner - Preussen Postanstalten-Poststempel 1817-1867 Band I-IV (A-G)
Münzberg, Werner - Preussen Postanstalten-Poststempel 1817-1867
Band I-IV (A-G)

Publisher: privately published, 1977-78.
Four volumes, paperback, illustrated, circa 1000 pages, text in German, title written on spines by previous owner, minor signs of use else in Very Good condition.
The first four volumes of the eight volume set. A monumental work.
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Rigby-Hall, B. - What is Postal History?
Rigby-Hall, B. - What is Postal History?
Publisher: Rigby Postal History Auctions, Bournemouth, nd [circa 1970].
Small paperback, 35 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.
Useful introductory guide to various aspects of postal history.
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Blake, Richard - The Book of Postal Dates 1635-1985
Blake, Richard - The Book of Postal Dates
1635-1985

Publisher: Mardens, Caterham, circa 1985.
Paperback, 36 pages, some minor dusty marks to the covers, in Good condition.
Useful listing of dates relating to British postal history. Scarce.
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Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Robinson, Howard - Carrying British Mails Overseas
Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1964.
Hardback, original blue cloth, dustwrapper, 327 pages + plates, dustwrapper creased and with several tears, slightest hint of spine-lean, page-edges slightly toned and with some dusty marks/foxing, some small marks and foxing to the endpapers, a Good reading copy only.
Excellent history of Britain's overseas postal service.
£10.00Quantity:

Farrugia, Jean and Gammons, Tony - Carrying British Mails Five centuries of postal transport by land, sea and air
Farrugia, Jean and Gammons, Tony - Carrying British Mails
Five centuries of postal transport by land, sea and air

Publisher: National Postal Museum, London, 1980.
Paperback, illustrated, 84 pages, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated history of the transport of British mails, including coaching, railways, maritime, and Imperial air routes.
£7.50Quantity:

 - Les Feuilles Marcophiles Numéro Spécial «Philexfrance 82»
- Les Feuilles Marcophiles
Numéro Spécial «Philexfrance 82»

Publisher: L'Union Marcophile, Paris, 1982.
Large paperback, illustrated, 184 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
Features excellent articles, including: Les Camps de Boulogne et les Flotilles, by Jean Sénéchal; Les Communications de l'Europe avec l'Inde par les premiers paquebots à vapeur (1829-1840), by Henri Tristant, etc.
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Kutz, Kenneth J. - Gold Fever
Kutz, Kenneth J. - Gold Fever
Publisher: Gold Fever Publishing, Connecticut, 1987.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, x + 400 pages, dustwrapper worn with some soiling and tears with a small amount of loss, book itself in Very Good condition.
Superb history of gold mining of the world. Very well illustrated in colour throughout with photos of gold mining related postal history.
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Auleytner, Julian - Początki Poczty Polskiej na Pomorzu 1920 Anfänge der Polnischen Post in Westpreussen 1920
Auleytner, Julian - Początki Poczty Polskiej na Pomorzu 1920
Anfänge der Polnischen Post in Westpreussen 1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2013.
Hardback, illustrated, 299 pages + maps in pocket at rear, bilingual text in Polish & German, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and library mark to title-page, tiny scartch to rear cover, slight spine-lean, in Good condition.
The Polish postal service in Western Prussia. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£22.00Quantity:

Auleytner, Julian - Poczta w Wielkopolsce 1919-1920 Die Post in Grosspolen 1919-1920
Auleytner, Julian - Poczta w Wielkopolsce 1919-1920
Die Post in Grosspolen 1919-1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2016.
Hardback, illustrated, 324 pages, bilingual text in Polish & German and with an Introduction in English, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and small library mark to first and last page, very slight knock to one corner of front cover, in Good condition.
The postal service in Greater Poland 1919-20. Profusely illustrated in colour.
£24.00Quantity:

Auleytner, Julian - Komunikacja pocztowa w Błękitnej Armii Hallera w latach 1917-1920 Postal Communications in Haller
Auleytner, Julian - Komunikacja pocztowa w Błękitnej Armii Hallera w latach 1917-1920
Postal Communications in Haller's Blue Army 1917-1920

Publisher: Elipsa, Warsaw, 2017.
Hardback, illustrated, 284 pages, bilingual text in Polish & English, ex RPSL library with bookplate to front pastedown-endpaper and small library mark to title-page, slightest hint of spine-lean, in Good condition.
Profusely illustrated in colour.
£22.00Quantity:

Reinhardt, Albert - Départements Conquis 1792-1815 Catalogue des Départements Conquis et des Provinces Illyriennes
Reinhardt, Albert - Départements Conquis 1792-1815
Catalogue des Départements Conquis et des Provinces Illyriennes

Publisher: Peter Feuser Verlag, Stuttgart, 1989.
Hardback, illustrated, 335 pages, bilingual text in French & German, mild signs of use else in Very Good condition.
Catalogue/handbook of pre-stamp postal markings of Napoleonic France used in the French-occupied Europe. Illustrated with postmark illustrations and maps.
£48.00Quantity:

Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840
Clark, Rex - Rates to Reform
A Guide to the High Postage Rates in Great Britain and their Reform, 1812-1840

Publisher: privately published by the author, 2009.
First edition, large format paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, viii + 262 pages, in Fine unused condition.
A superb work on the complexities of the postal rates in Britain prior to the reforms of 1840. Colour illustrated throughout with covers from the author's collection.
£20.00Quantity:

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