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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.

R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham (1969)
314pp + ads. 2nd ed. clean in original card covers.
Standard guide to postmarks.
£16.00


ALCOCK R.C. and HOLLAND F.C. The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland. - Being a survey of British Postmarks from 1660 to 1940.
ALCOCK R.C. and HOLLAND F.C. The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland. - Being a survey of British Postmarks from 1660 to 1940.

R.C. Alcock, Cheltenham (1940)
579pp + ads. 1st ed., very clean in original blue cloth, binding cracked at title page so needs repair. No loose pages.
Standard guide to postmarks.
£45.00


CHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reform
CHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reformCHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reformCHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reformCHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reformCHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reform
CHALMERS Patrick The adhesive stamp: a fresh chapter in the history of postal reform

Effingham Wilson, London (1881-6)
70pp pamphlet bound with, 'The Penny Postage Scheme of 1837: was it an invention or a copy?' and 'The Position of Rowland Hill made plain,' 'Sir Rowland Hill and James Chalmers, the inventor of the postage stamp. A reply to Mr Pearson Hill' and 'The Adhesive Postage Stamp. Decision of the Encyclopedia Britannica.' Bound together in contenporrary quarter calf. Complete and in clean condition but the binding has failed and the stitching needs to be replaced.
Pamphlets on the controversy over who invented the postage stamp.
£120.00


AYRES George History of the Main Mail Routes from London until 1850.
AYRES George History of the Main Mail Routes from London until 1850.

Lulu.com (2018)
258 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
This book identifies the history of the changes to mail routes up to 1850. Detailed descriptions of the routes are given in text, tables and figures showing how they changed over these years, together with a discussion of those changes and a commentary on the improvements that were made to the roads over the years
£15.00


PARMENTER John GB Used Abroad: cancellations and postal markings.
PARMENTER John GB Used Abroad: cancellations and postal markings.

Postal History Society (1993)
344 large pp. 1st ed., fine in original boards.
£60.00


COHEN Stanley F. Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks.
COHEN Stanley F. Collecting British Squared Circle Postmarks.

Published by the author (1987)
429 large pp. 1st ed., very fine in card covers.
£20.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. England
WILLCOCKS R.M. England's postal history with notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Published by the author (1975)
167 large pp. 1st ed., clean in slightly torn D/W.
Fine introduction to pre-stamp postal history.
£6.00


ROBINSON Howard Britain
ROBINSON Howard Britain's Post Office. - A history of development from the beginnings to the present day.

Oxford Uni Press (1953)
xiv + 299pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in original red limp cloth.
Authorative history of the Post Office.
£20.00


STAFF Frank The Penny Post 1680 -1918.
STAFF Frank The Penny Post 1680 -1918.

Lutterworth Press, London (1966)
219pp + 23 plates. Fine in tatty D/W.
History of the British Post Office.
£10.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 4 - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Man, Kent, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire.
WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 4 - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Man, Kent, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire.

R.M. Wilcocks (1988)
vi + 146pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
Catalogue of county pre stamp postal markings.
£22.00


GURNEY David The Red Cross Civilian Postal Message Scheme with the Channel Islands during the Occupation - 1940 - 45
GURNEY David The Red Cross Civilian Postal Message Scheme with the Channel Islands during the Occupation - 1940 - 45

C.I.S.S. Publishing (1992)
389 large pp + 13pp valuation guide in rear pocket. 1st ed., fine in pictorial card covers.
£18.00


BOTTOMLEY Dr F. The Franking System in the Post Office 1652-1840.
BOTTOMLEY Dr F. The Franking System in the Post Office 1652-1840.

Society of Postal Historians (1988)
195 large pp. 1st ed., fine in clear covers.
£18.00


FRYER Gavin Blindman
FRYER Gavin Blindman's Mail - How the Blind Have Been Served By the post.

Published by the author (2010)
xii + 165 large pp. 1st ed., very fine in fine D/W.
£36.00


PARMENTER John Low Number Suburban Ovals
PARMENTER John Low Number Suburban Ovals

Privately published (2000)
34pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Priced listing to these postmarks.
£8.00


PROUD Edward B. Postal History of the Naval and RAF Postal Services.
PROUD Edward B. Postal History of the Naval and RAF Postal Services.

Proud-Bailey Co Ltd (1992)
232pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
£35.00


1970 (5-6 Feb) The Maximus Great Britain collection
1970 (5-6 Feb) The Maximus Great Britain collection

Stanley Gibbons
69pp + 32 photo plates
Specialised QV.
£9.00


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.

National Postal Museum (1980)
87pp. 1st ed., clean in pictorial card covers.
Profusely illustrated in colour.
£4.00


LEWINS William Her Majesty
LEWINS William Her Majesty
LEWINS William Her Majesty's Mails: - an historical and descriptive account of the British Post Office. Together with an appendix

Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, London (1864)
ix + 348pp + 16pp publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., clean in modern full blue calf.
£75.00


MOY John A.E. Use of the 1894 Coded Time System in English Provincial Offices.
MOY John A.E. Use of the 1894 Coded Time System in English Provincial Offices.

Published by the author (1991)
122 large pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£8.00


POST OFFICE The Post Office London Directory, 1846
POST OFFICE The Post Office London Directory, 1846

Michael Winton (1994)
792pp. Facsimile reprint of 1846 ed., fine in card covers.
£8.00


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