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MUIR Douglas N. George V and the GPO: Stamps, Conflict & Creativity.
MUIR Douglas N. George V and the GPO: Stamps, Conflict & Creativity.

British Postal Museum (2010)
275pp. 1st ed., dust marks on page edges otherwise fine in card covers.
Explains how the stamps of George V came about and how they were produced. It also describes the postal history of the period from the exciting developments in airmail through to the work of the Post Office in wartime. Transport includes the new Post Office Underground Railway. Innovation in art and design are emphasised in the text on the Post Office commissioning posters, and the famous GPO Film Unit.
£12.00


ROTHCHILD Arthur de Notice sur L
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ROTHCHILD Arthur de Notice sur L'Origine du Prix Uniforme de la Taxe des Lettres et sur la Creation des Timbres-Poste en Angleterre.

Librairie Nouvelle, Paris (1872)
83pp. 1st ltd. ed. of 600 copies. Fine in original paper covers. (Rear cover detached).
£145.00


ARCHER Scott Postman
ARCHER Scott Postman's Roots. 2000 years of letter carrying in Breconshire.

Welsh Philatelic Society (2003)
30pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£6.00


BEAVER Rev Christopher M. The Welsh Mailcoaches.
BEAVER Rev Christopher M. The Welsh Mailcoaches.

Welsh Philatelic Society (2005)
20 large pp. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
£8.00


SMITH W.J. James Chalmers inventor of the adhesive postage stamp. - A short summary of the invention of the adhesive postage stamp.
SMITH W.J. James Chalmers inventor of the adhesive postage stamp. - A short summary of the invention of the adhesive postage stamp.

Dundee (1970)
148pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
Charmers - Hill controversy explored.
£10.00


GRIMWOOD TAYLOR James The British Postal Reforms of 1839 to 1840.
GRIMWOOD TAYLOR James The British Postal Reforms of 1839 to 1840.

Cavendish Auctions (1990)
67 large pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£12.00


POST OFFICE Acts of Parliament relating to the Post Office. - From 9 Anne to 1 Victoria 1710-1837
POST OFFICE Acts of Parliament relating to the Post Office. - From 9 Anne to 1 Victoria 1710-1837

Britannia Stamp Bureau (1977)
312pp + index. Ltd. ed. no. 291 of 300 copies. Fine in quarter calf.
Reprint of the original acts.
£40.00


STRAY Julian Moving the Mail by Road.
STRAY Julian Moving the Mail by Road.

British Postal Museum (2006)
79pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
History of mail transport from stage coaches to Post Buses in G.B. Well illustrated.
£6.00


BILESKI Kasimir The First Philatelist?
BILESKI Kasimir The First Philatelist?

K. Bileski Ltd. (1973)
32pp. 1st ltd. ed. no. 143 of 10,000 copies. Signed by the author. Clean in card covers.
£5.00


SUSSEX Vivien Two Hundred Years of British Postal Services.
SUSSEX Vivien Two Hundred Years of British Postal Services.

Published by the author (1993)
20pp. Fine in paper covers.
Notes on display to the Royal Philatelic Society
£4.00


HILL Pearson The origin of postage stamps. The facts connected with their introduction into the United Kingdom. The Chalmers craze investigated
HILL Pearson The origin of postage stamps. The facts connected with their introduction into the United Kingdom. The Chalmers craze investigated

Morrison & Sons (1888)
32pp. 1st ed., inscribed by author on front cover. Original card covers retained, front cover mounted on modern cloth covers.Some stains.
Rare.
£85.00


FARRUGIA J.Y. The Letter Box. - A history of Post Office Pillar and Wall boxes.
FARRUGIA J.Y. The Letter Box. - A history of Post Office Pillar and Wall boxes.

Centaur Press Ltd (1969)
xxi + 282pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in worn D/W.
£25.00


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

Oxford Uni Press (1926)
354 large pp + 36 plates. 1st ed., very fine in fine original red cloth. 8 x 11in
An important early work on postal history with good bibliography.
£125.00


FRYER Gavin and AKERMAN Clive The reform of the Post Office in the Victorian era and its impact on economic and social activity: - Documentary history 1837 to 1864 based on Sir ... bibliography and comprehensive index.
FRYER Gavin and AKERMAN Clive The reform of the Post Office in the Victorian era and its impact on economic and social activity: - Documentary history 1837 to 1864 based on Sir ... bibliography and comprehensive index.
FRYER Gavin and AKERMAN Clive The reform of the Post Office in the Victorian era and its impact on economic and social activity: - Documentary history 1837 to 1864 based on Sir ... bibliography and comprehensive index.

R.P.S. (2000)
2 large vols. lviii + 1304pp. 1st ed., fine in fine dust wrappers.
A monumental work.
£175.00


MUIR Douglas N. George V and the GPO: Stamps, Conflict & Creativity.
MUIR Douglas N. George V and the GPO: Stamps, Conflict & Creativity.

British Postal Museum (2010)
275pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
Explains how the stamps of George V came about and how they were produced. It also describes the postal history of the period from the exciting developments in airmail through to the work of the Post Office in wartime. Transport includes the new Post Office Underground Railway. Innovation in art and design are emphasised in the text on the Post Office commissioning posters, and the famous GPO Film Unit.
£20.00


ANON Station Messengers Mail List.
ANON Station Messengers Mail List.

Post Office (1966 (circa))
5pp booklet fine in card covers together with m/s list of train arrivals and bags to transfer.
Instructions to officers employed on station duties.
£6.00


ANON Instructions for Postmen-Drivers and Motor Mail Drivers of Motor Vehicles.
ANON Instructions for Postmen-Drivers and Motor Mail Drivers of Motor Vehicles.

Post Office (1946)
Booklet in card covers with numerous amendments carefully pasted in. Well thumbed.
£6.00


ANON Instructions for dealing with high value packets.
ANON Instructions for dealing with high value packets.

Post Office (1960)
Booklet in card covers with numerous amendments carefully pasted in.
£6.00


ANON Instructions for officers on indoor duties dealing with registered postal packets, and for bag openers and despatching officers.
ANON Instructions for officers on indoor duties dealing with registered postal packets, and for bag openers and despatching officers.

Post Office (1954)
Booklet in card covers with numerous amendments carefully pasted in.
£6.00


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