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Great Britain - Postmarks
Hall, Arthur W.G. - The Post Office at Nottingham
Hall, Arthur W.G. - The Post Office at Nottingham
Publisher: privately published, Nottingham, 1947.
Hardback, original green cloth gilt, 152 pages + plates, in Very Good condition.
A fine local postal history study. Well illustrated.
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Walker, Derek - The British County Catalogue of Sussex Postal History
Walker, Derek - The British County Catalogue of Sussex Postal History
Publisher: Sussex Postal History Society, no date.
Third edition, large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, illustrated, [iv] + 29 pages, some sunning to the covers, in Good condition.
Update of the Sussex section of the British County Catalogue of Postal History.
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 - The Oxfordshire Local Posts A Supplement to "The Local Posts of the Midland Counties to 1840"
- The Oxfordshire Local Posts
A Supplement to "The Local Posts of the Midland Counties to 1840"

Publisher: The Midland (GB) Postal History Society, 2009.
Large format (A4) paperback, comb-bound, 44 pages, illustrated, in Very Good condition.

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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, tiny corner-crease 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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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.
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Watson, Norman - The Postal History of Perth 1900-2000
Watson, Norman - The Postal History of Perth 1900-2000
Publisher: Perth Philatelic Society, 2006.
First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, dustwrapper, illustrated, 96 pages, signed by the author to title-page, foxing and marks to verso of dustwrapper, in Good condition.
The postal history of the Scottish city in the 20th century. Very well illustrated in colour.
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Tahl, Harry - Notes on Line Engraved British Stamps
Tahl, Harry - Notes on Line Engraved British Stamps
Publisher: Frank Godden Ltd, London, circa 1925.
Paperback, illustrated, 14 pages, minor dusty marks to covers, tiny nick to fore-edge of covers, pages fine, in Good condition.
Scarce work on Maltese Cross cancellations.
£15.00Quantity:

Vallancey, F. Hugh - British Postmarks With special reference to the "1844" and subsequent numbered obliterations
Vallancey, F. Hugh - British Postmarks
With special reference to the "1844" and subsequent numbered obliterations

Publisher: Vallancey Press, London, 1935.
Hardback, illustrated, 96 pages, signed dedication from the author to Frank Wadham to front endpaper, small marks and foxing to endpapers, some heavy ms marks in ink to the list of Post Offices, in Good condition.
Signed copy of a scarce classic postmark handbook.
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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, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 576 pages, no dustwrapper, a few minor dusty marks, slight signs of use, internally fine, in 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.
£45.00Quantity:

[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad The Glassco Collection
[Glassco, J. Grant] - British Post Offices Abroad
The Glassco Collection

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1969.
Auction catalogue, paperback, 259 pages, illustrated, with the list of prices realised, slight corner-crease to rear cover, very slight dusty marks/foxing to spine and edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The greatest collection of GB Post Offices Abroad ever formed. Profusely illustrated in black & white and some colour. An important reference.
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Mackay, James A. - The Skeleton Postmarks of Scotland
Mackay, James A. - The Skeleton Postmarks of Scotland
Publisher: privately published, 1978.
First edition, large format (A4) paperback, 72 pages + vi illustrations, in Very Good condition.
Useful, detailed explanation and listing of these datestamps.
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Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks From 1693 to the Present Time
Mackay, James A. - Scottish Postmarks
From 1693 to the Present Time

Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, 1978.
Two volumes (text & plates), large format (A4) paperbacks, 140 + circa 50 pages, some marks to the covers, internally clean, in Good condition.
Scarce study of Scottish postal markings.
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Whitney, Dr. J.T. - Isle of Man Stamps and Postal History
Whitney, Dr. J.T. - Isle of Man Stamps and Postal History
Publisher: BPH Publications, 1981.
Fourth edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 312 pages, dustwrapper slightly rubbed, a little foxing and toning to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
Useful handbook.
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Knight, Donald R. and Sabey, Alan D. - The Lion Roars at Wembley The British Empire Exhibition 1924-1925
Knight, Donald R. and Sabey, Alan D. - The Lion Roars at Wembley
The British Empire Exhibition 1924-1925

Publisher: privately published, 1984.
Hardback, dustwrapper, [viii] + 256 pages, illustrated, short tear to dustwrapper, slight spine-lean, pages fine, in Good condition.
The history of the exhibition, including the philately, postmarks, postcards, etc. Illustrated in black & white. Scarce.
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Gurney, David - The Postal History of the Jersey Sub-Post Offices
Gurney, David - The Postal History of the Jersey Sub-Post Offices
Publisher: C.I.S.S. Publishing, 2001.
Large paperback, spiralbound, illustrated, [viii] + 376 pages, with separate valuation guide in pocket at end, corner-creases to the front cover and some pages, in Good condition.
A large, comprehensive work. Well illustrated in black & white.
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Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906 vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet
Reck, Heinz and Wittig, Karlheinz - Grossbritannien, Postorte in England, Schottland, Irland und auf den Kanalinseln bis 1906
vor- und rückwärts alphabetisch geordnet

Publisher: Karlheinz Wittig, Lohmar, 1989.
Paperback, vii + 254 pages, bilingual Foreword in German & English, some minor dusty marks, few tiny corner-creases, in Good condition.
Useful handbook which lists the Post Offices of London, England & Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Guernsey, Jersey and Foreign Post Offices alphabetically and missing the first letter, missing the first two letters, backwards, etc so that partial or illegible postmarks can be identified.
£9.50Quantity:

Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Brumell, George - British Post Office Numbers 1844-1906
Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1946.
First edition, hardback, 201 pages, minor soiling to the spine and front cover, pages fine, in Good condition.
One of the most used and most useful works in British postmark literature, listing the distinguishing numbers of Post Offices and Overseas Agencies of the British Post Office, 1844 - 1906. This edition includes a chapter on postal markings which is absent from later reprint editions.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - British Postmarks A Short History and Guide
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - British Postmarks
A Short History and Guide

Publisher: R. C. Alcock, Cheltenham, nd (circa 1969).
Second (revised) edition, paperback, illustrated, 314 pages, slight hint of spine-lean, slight scuff to top of spine, a few small marks to the covers, internally clean, a Good reading copy.
Wonderful reference work on British postmarks, bettered only by the authors' major handbook The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland (1940), of which this is an abridgement. Easy to follow, and very well illustrated. The standard work on British postmarks, of great use to experienced postal historians and beginners alike.
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Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Alcock, R.C. and Holland, F.C. - The Maltese Cross Cancellations of the United Kingdom
Publisher: R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham, 1970.
Second (Revised) edition, hardback, illustrated, 134 pages, a few tiny marks, minor signs of use, in Good condition.
The standard reference work on Maltese Cross cancels.
£25.00Quantity:

[Stewart, W. & Chadwick, F.] - Ship Letters of the British Isles The W. Stewart and F. Chadwick Collections
[Stewart, W. & Chadwick, F.] - Ship Letters of the British Isles
The W. Stewart and F. Chadwick Collections

Publisher: Robson Lowe, London, 1974-75.
Auction catalogues, paperback, 36 + 28 pages, with the prices realised, in Very Good condition.
Illustrated in black & white.
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