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HARRISON B.M. and POTTER W.G. The Postal Order Service.
HARRISON B.M. and POTTER W.G. The Postal Order Service.

Post Office Green Papers No 38 (1938)
17pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
Fine photo plates.
£15.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Minutes of evidence taken before the committee appointed to consider of the agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the reform and improvement of the Post Office and its revenue;
 - and to whom several reports and accounts, relating thereto, were referred..
HOUSE OF COMMONS Minutes of evidence taken before the committee appointed to consider of the agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the reform and improvement of the Post Office and its revenue; - and to whom several reports and accounts, relating thereto, were referred..

H.M.S.O. (1813)
24 large pp. Fine.
Examination of Mr Palmer's disputes with the Postmaster General.
£40.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the select committee on intended improvements in the Post-Office.
HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the select committee on intended improvements in the Post-Office.HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the select committee on intended improvements in the Post-Office.
HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the select committee on intended improvements in the Post-Office.

H.M.S.O. (1815)
37 large pp. Fine. Also two further 2pp reports published in 1816.
Plans for the new General Post Office in London.
£40.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the committee on petitions relating to the General Post-Office
HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the committee on petitions relating to the General Post-Office

H.M.S.O. (1814)
36 large pp. Fine.
Detailed examination of plans for a new General Post Office in London.
£40.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the Committee who were appointed to consider of the Agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the Reform and Improvement of The Post Office, and its Revenue.
HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the Committee who were appointed to consider of the Agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the Reform and Improvement of The Post Office, and its Revenue.

H.M.S.O. (1813)
177 large pp. Disbound. Fine.
The committee report was originally published in 1797 and was reprinted for Parliament in 1807 and 1813 to support the investigation of Palmer's claim.
£90.00


AARON Henry Street Furniture.
AARON Henry Street Furniture.

Shire Publications (1980)
32pp. Clean in card covers.
Includes pillar boxes.
£3.00


BAKER Colin The Real Cost of the Penny Post.
BAKER Colin The Real Cost of the Penny Post.

Postal Stationery Society (2002)
19pp. Fine in card covers.
Socio-economic study of the cost of 1d by today's standards.
£6.00


POST OFFICE Eighth report of the Postmaster General on the Post Office.
POST OFFICE Eighth report of the Postmaster General on the Post Office.

H.M.S.O. (1862)
74pp. 1st ed., fine in original blue card covers.
Dealing largely with the establishment of, and rules for, the Post Office Savings Bank recently implemented. Scarce.
£75.00


HYDE J.W. The Post Office in grant and farm.
HYDE J.W. The Post Office in grant and farm.

A. & C. Black, London (1894)
xvi + 355pp + publisher's announcements. 1st ed., clean in faded original cloth. Lacking front end paper and front hinge loose.
History of the British Post Office in the seventeenth century.
£35.00


ASHLEY Maurice John Wildman.  Plotter and Postmaster. - A study of the English Republican Movement in the Seventeenth Century.
ASHLEY Maurice John Wildman. Plotter and Postmaster. - A study of the English Republican Movement in the Seventeenth Century.

Jonathan Cape (1947)
319pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in slightly tatty D/W.
Biography of the Postmaster General of G.B.
£18.00


BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.
BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.
BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.

Richard Bentley & Son, London (1895)
2 vols. vii + 337pp + 2pp + folding map + plates; 345pp. 1st ed., clean in worn original maroon cloth, corners slightly bumped.
£95.00


BROWN J.C. The Inter-Departmental Committee on Post Office Establishments: - being a verbatim report of the evidence given before Lord Tweedmouth and committee by the representatives of the Postmen
BROWN J.C. The Inter-Departmental Committee on Post Office Establishments: - being a verbatim report of the evidence given before Lord Tweedmouth and committee by the representatives of the Postmen's Federation.

Published by authority of the Postmen's Federation for Private Sale. (1905)
656pp + 3 plates. Clean in worn original half calf, front hinge loose.
£25.00


BROWN J.C. The Inter-Departmental Committee on Post Office Establishments: - being a verbatim report of the evidence given before Lord Tweedmouth and committee by the representatives of the Postmen
BROWN J.C. The Inter-Departmental Committee on Post Office Establishments: - being a verbatim report of the evidence given before Lord Tweedmouth and committee by the representatives of the Postmen's Federation.

Published by authority of the Postmen's Federation for Private Sale. (1905)
656pp + 3 plates. Clean in worn original cloth, front hinge loose.
£20.00


CLINTON A. Post Office Workers. - A Trade Union and Social History.
CLINTON A. Post Office Workers. - A Trade Union and Social History.

George Allen & Unwin (1984)
xix + 713pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in D/W.
History of the postal workers trade union.
£20.00


DE LA RUE and DE LA RUE T. De La Rue Journal. - Stamp Centenary Number.
DE LA RUE and DE LA RUE T. De La Rue Journal. - Stamp Centenary Number.

Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd. (1955)
24 large pp + 12 colour plates. 1st ed., fine in original card covers.
Magazine produced to commemorate the centenary of postage stamp printing by the company.
£15.00


DENDY MARSHALL C.F. The British Post Office from its beginnings to the end of 1925.