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WESTOBY William A.S.  A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years
WESTOBY William A.S.  A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty YearsWESTOBY William A.S.  A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years
WESTOBY William A.S. A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years

London (1890)
94pp. 1st ed. Presentation copy to Albert Walker from Victoria Westoby with additional cuttings pasted in. Original cloth with faded spine, contents shaken.
At back is a note of stamps purchased from Stanley Gibbons in 1873 by Mr Walker and sold to boys at Wigton school that year.
£75.00


BAKER W.H. The Cyclopaedia of Philately
BAKER W.H. The Cyclopaedia of Philately
BAKER W.H. The Cyclopaedia of Philately

Philadelphia: The Quaker City Philatelic Publishing Co (1887)
63pp. 1st ed., clean in later cloth.
Early philatelic encyclopaedia. Very scarce.
£75.00


WESTOBY William A.S.  A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years
WESTOBY William A.S.  A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years
WESTOBY William A.S. A Descriptive Catalogue of all the Postage Stamps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Issued during Fifty Years

London (1890)
The author's own copy with the pages cut out and affixed to a notebook with many additional notes and corrections followed by an abstract of the Postmaster General's annual reports from 1854 to 1903. Fine in original full calf with new spine.
£400.00


RYAN Gary S. Guide to a display and the Sir Daniel Cooper Lecture on Revenues.
RYAN Gary S. Guide to a display and the Sir Daniel Cooper Lecture on Revenues.

R.P.S. (1996)
96 large pp. Fine in ring binding.
Study of the history of revenue stamp collecting and the early collectors.
£18.00


SINGER Samuel The People with the Calumny.
SINGER Samuel The People with the Calumny.

New York (1908)
40pp. Fine in blue half calf with the book plate of G. Hamilton Smith.
Pamphlet where the author alleges that Stanley Gibbons were trying to blackmail him and refuting the allegations made by C.J. Phillips in the Monthly Journal. Concerning the repair of rare stamps for S.G.
£85.00


FIRTH O. Postage stamps and their collection: - a practical guide to philately for all collectors.
FIRTH O. Postage stamps and their collection: - a practical guide to philately for all collectors.

London (1897)
xxxiii + 188pp + publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., mostly clean in worn original cloth, shaken and with front hinge loose.
£7.00


HEALEY Edwin Edwin Healey & Co
HEALEY Edwin Edwin Healey & Co's priced catalogue of stamps of Great Britain and Colonies.

London (1902)
247pp. 1st ed. Clean in original green cloth.
£7.00


MOENS J.B. Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Enveloppes, Cartes, etc.
MOENS J.B. Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Enveloppes, Cartes, etc.

Brussels (1899)
126pp + [2] pp advertisements. Clean in worn paper covers, detached, pages rather browned.
Supplement to the original catalogue listing stamp issues of the 1891-8 period.
£20.00


MOENS J.B. Catalogue Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Telegraphes, Enveloppes et Bandes, Cartes, Mandats, Timbres Fiscaux Mobiles,etc - Tome II. Enveloppes, Bandes, Cartes & Mandats.
MOENS J.B. Catalogue Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Telegraphes, Enveloppes et Bandes, Cartes, Mandats, Timbres Fiscaux Mobiles,etc - Tome II. Enveloppes, Bandes, Cartes & Mandats.

Brussels (1893)
361 large pp + 208 plates. Clean in worn and chipped paper covers, contents rather loose.
Specialised catalogue of postal stationery.
£90.00


MOENS J.B. Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Enveloppes, Cartes, etc.
MOENS J.B. Prix-Courant de Timbres-Poste, Enveloppes, Cartes, etc.

Brussels (1899)
126pp + [2] pp advertisements. Clean in worn paper covers.
Supplement to the original catalogue listing stamp issues of the 1891-8 period.
£40.00


KROTZSCH Hugo Vierteljahrs-Nachtrage Zum Permanenten Handbuch Der Postfreimarkenkunde Und Dem Permanent-Sammelwerk in Losen Blattern. - I-III Jahrgang 1894-1896.
KROTZSCH Hugo Vierteljahrs-Nachtrage Zum Permanenten Handbuch Der Postfreimarkenkunde Und Dem Permanent-Sammelwerk in Losen Blattern. - I-III Jahrgang 1894-1896.

Leipzig (1896)
iv + 198pp + 6 loose plates in rear pocket. 1st ed., clean in original cloth. Bookplate of Thomas William Hall, President of the Royal Philatelic Society.
Includes plates showing complete sheets of the Nevis Medicinal Spring issue.
£50.00


KAUSCH Oskar Die Sprachwissenschaft in der Briefmarkenkunde. - Ein Handbuch für Sammler jeder Richtung, insbesondere für Freunde des Briefmarkensammelwesens
KAUSCH Oskar Die Sprachwissenschaft in der Briefmarkenkunde. - Ein Handbuch für Sammler jeder Richtung, insbesondere für Freunde des Briefmarkensammelwesens
KAUSCH Oskar Die Sprachwissenschaft in der Briefmarkenkunde. - Ein Handbuch für Sammler jeder Richtung, insbesondere für Freunde des Briefmarkensammelwesens

Leipzig (1891)
x + 244pp. Clean in later cloth with original card covers bound in at rear. Half title loose. Embossed Royal Philatelic Society h/s on title page.
£25.00


ARMSTRONG C. Puck
ARMSTRONG C. Puck's Girdle; - or, Gleanings from the Postal and Telegraph World.

London: Wyman & Sons (1888)
174pp. 1st ed., clean in pictorial paper covers, partially detached.
Stories of life in the postal and telegraphic service from around the World . Rare.
£75.00


MOENS J.B. Les Timbres de Prusse.
MOENS J.B. Les Timbres de Prusse.

Bruxelles (1887)
142pp. 1st ltd ed., no. 126 of 150 copies, clean in very worn detached original card covers.
Illustrated with attractive line engravings in text. Rare.
£120.00


KAUSCH O. Die Sprachwissenschaft in der Briefmarkenkunde. - Ein Handbuch fur sammler jeder Richtung, insbesondere fur Freunde des briefmarkensammelwesens.
KAUSCH O. Die Sprachwissenschaft in der Briefmarkenkunde. - Ein Handbuch fur sammler jeder Richtung, insbesondere fur Freunde des briefmarkensammelwesens.

Leipzig (1891)
243pp. 1st ed., front board detached and part of spine missing otherwise clean.
Philatelic dictionary and encyclopaedia.
£7.00


MOENS J.B. Les timbres de Mecklembourg-Schwerin - et Strelitz.
MOENS J.B. Les timbres de Mecklembourg-Schwerin - et Strelitz.

Brussels (1879)
84pp. 1st ed., uncut, clean in worn and original paper covers. Limited ed. of 150.
The first serious study of the postal issues of Mexklembourg - Schwerin, illustrated with attractive line engravings in text.
£50.00


MOENS J.B. Les timbres de L
MOENS J.B. Les timbres de L'Office Tour et Taxis - depuis leur origine jusqu'a leur suppression. (1847 - 1867).

Brussels (1880)
107pp. 1st ed., uncut, clean in worn and original card covers. No. 103 of a limited ed. of 150.
The first serious study of the postal issues of Thurn & Taxis, illustrated with attractive line engravings in text. Rare.
£90.00


MOENS J.B. Les timbres du Wurtemberg.  Vol. 1. - (1847 - 1880)
MOENS J.B. Les timbres du Wurtemberg. Vol. 1. - (1847 - 1880)

Brussels (1881)
128pp. 1st ed., uncut, clean in worn and damaged original paper covers. Ltd. edition of 150 copies.
The first serious study of the postal issues of Wurtemburg, illustrated with attractive line engravings in text. Rare.
£60.00


MOENS J.B. and WALKER L.H.J. Les Timbres de Natal.
MOENS J.B. and WALKER L.H.J. Les Timbres de Natal.
MOENS J.B. and WALKER L.H.J. Les Timbres de Natal.

Brussels (1883)
60pp. 1st ed., uncut, clean with rear original paper cover only. Ltd. edition of 150 copies.
Illustrated with attractive line engravings in text. Rare.
£115.00


MOENS J.B. Timbres des Duches de Schleswig, Holstein & Lauenbourg - et de la ville de Bergedorf.
MOENS J.B. Timbres des Duches de Schleswig, Holstein & Lauenbourg - et de la ville de Bergedorf.

Brussels (1884)
94pp. 1st ed., uncut, clean in worn and damaged and detached original paper covers. Ltd. edition of 150 copies.
Illustrated with attractive line engravings in text. Rare.
£75.00


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1886 Grenada postal stationery 1½d postal card used in 1887 to Belgium. Fine. Addressed to the famous stamp dealer J.B. Moens with message from the Postmaster offering to supply Provisional stamps at 6d each as and when they became available - a hefty mark up on the face value.
£24

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