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| The Estonian
Philatelist. Edited by Pekka Erelt. 224 pages, card cover. A most useful
handbook on various aspects of Estonian philately. Well illustrated. Text
partly in English.
Krause Publications/Minkus Stamps Catalogue of U.S.A.Stamps. Edited by
Maurice D. Wozniak, published by Krause Publications, Iola, USA. 312 pages,
card cover. This is a mini version of the Standard Catalogue of US Stamps and
it not only lists all the over 5000 stamps issued by the USA since 1847, but
also provides approximate prices. There are clear illustrations of all the
stamps listed, which will assist identification.
British Stamps Used Abroad by I J Bernstein and Chas.Nissen, published
by Harry Hayes. 48 pages, card cover. Reprinted in 1987. Mr. Hayes has
generously donated a copy of this book to the NPS Library. The contents were
originally published as a series of articles in Gibbons Stamp Weekly 1907-1909.
Well illustrated with numerous cancels and contains much useful data for many
countries. A mine of information.
Europa Thematic Stamp Catalogue - Post
Europe 3rd edition 2002. Published by Domfil, Barcelona, Spain 400 pages.
Lists approximately 2950 stamps. Text in Spanish/English.
The Early Postal History of Saudi Arabia, a Handbook and Valuation Guide
by Jakob von Uexhull. Published by Sahara Publications Ltd, London.100
pages, hardback. Limited edition of 450 signed and numbered copies. Essential
for all collectors of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Railways and Military mail.
It is profusely illustrated and contains 1,400 valuations, on and off cover.
There are many scarce postal markings and much information not previously
published. Early Saudi Arabian philately is featured including pre-stamp mail;
the Egyptian Post Office in Jeddah; the Ottoman Post Offices, military mail and
censorship; the Hejaz Railway, including revenues, donation receipts and
postcards; Fee Paid markings; Hashemite Government overprints; The Philby
Correspondence and the French Military Mission.
Finnish Fieldpost 1939-1945 by Les Freestone and Eric Keefe. Published
by the Scandinavia Philatelic Society. This book is of special interest to
collectors of Finnish military postal history of World War 2. The text is based
on an extensive series of articles which appeared in the "Scandinavian
Contact Magazine" which were published over a long period, but this
information has been supplemented with a considerable amount of new material
including data on the stamps and postal history of Eastern Karelia, plus the
foreign volunteers who fought in Finland and Russia, and the German fieldpost
in Lapland. In addition there is an extensive glossary of Finnish fieldpost and
military terms and abbreviations, with their English equivalents.
Pigeon Mail Through History by Salvator Bofarall. Published by Stuart
Rossiter Trust, 168 pages, card cover. The ten chapters cover Pigeon Post in
the Ancient World including Egypt, Greece, Etruria, Rome, Persia, India, Gengis
Khan's Empire and China, through all the ages to the Post War period of the
second World War, including the criminal use of pigeons in Germany 1918, A
superbly researched effort, full of interesting data. Includes many
illustrations, a 5-page index of Geographical names and a Bibliography that
extends to 6 pages.
|Great Britain Road Tax
Discs 1921/2000 by R H Champion, E J Hutchings and M Brice. Published by
The Revenue Society of Great Britain. 20 pages with some colour illustrations.
This is a rarely mentioned aspect of British Revenues and will interest the
growing number of collectors interested in this form of taxation.
||The Q.E.II Waterlow "Castle" High Values
1955/8. This is addendum I, by John Gillham and Alan Tregurtha, to Gerry
Bater and The Lord Spens Waterlow Study Papers. Published by G.B. Overprint
Society in March 2001. 28 pages, car d cover. Contains new updates and
corrections of minor errors and omissions in the original valuable study
Re-entries and major varieties are included and there are consolidated listings
of re--entries and 'stamp' varieties for each value. Bahrain overprints are
L'Academie de Philaletee de Belgique a 25 years (1996 -
pages, card cover. Pen portraits of leading philatelists.
The Postage Meters and Postpaid Machine Stamps of China by Richard
Stambraugh. Published by China Stamp Society, Iowa, USA. 82 pages, card cover,
The Stampless Airmail Lettercards and Air Letters used by South African
Troops 1941/5 by Tom Mullins. Published by The Philatelic Federation of
South Africa, 16 pages, paperback A useful guide to mailing facilities used by
South African troops during World War II.
West Africa Post Office Impression Book by Philip Beale FRPSL, Jeremy
Martin FRPSL and Frank Walton FRPSL. Published by West Africa Study Circle. 74
pages, paperback. Records and illustrates steel and brass impressions of
postmarks and postal markings used in West Africa in the 19th and 20th
centuries up to 1962, with an alphabetical list of places.
West Africa GPO Postal Notices of the 19th Century by Philip Beale FRPSL
and Frank Walton FRPSL. Published by West Africa Study Circle, 254 pages
hardback. Reproduces a vast number of Postal Notices published by the GPO in
the 19th century relating to postal services in the area formerly known as
British West Africa, namely Gambia, Gold Coast, Nigeria Region and Sierra
Leone, plus Ascension and St Helena. A few British Postal Agencies are included
for Madeira, Tenerife, St Vincent (Cape Verde Island) and Fernando Po, where
information is available. This book is full of useful data.
|Ferrocarriles - Railways - Chemins de Fer - Eisenbahn -
Ferrovie. Published by Domfi/Grupo Afinsa of Spain. 768 pages. A thematic
catalogue of railway stamps in Spanish/English, listing 13,835 stamps of nearly
6000 sets, in full colour, listed by country and year. Numbering of each item
includes Domfil system, also Yvert et Teller, Scott, Michel and
British Virgin Islands 1787-2001- Specialised Stamp
Catalogue. Edited by
Dr Giorgio Migliavacca. Published by The BVI Philatelic Society, Tortola,
B.V.I. 312 pages, hardback. 16 colour plates, maps and over 1200 illustrations.
5000 prices. This new catalogue also includes Postal History, Postmarks,
cancellations, Postal Stationery and Aerogrammes. The book contains a large
number of detailed illustrations of positional and plate flaws, including new
discoveries and scholarly researched information about every facet of BVI
philately. Many illustrations have never previously been published including
rarities from the Royal Collection, the British Library Philatelic Collections,
Crown Agents Archives and a Private Collection of major rarities.
The Work of Jean de Sperati II by the late Robson Lowe and Carl Walske.
Published by The Royal Philatelic Society. 218 pages, with 4 full-page colour
plates, hardback. Robson Lowe was the author of The Work of Jean de Sperati,
which was published by the B.P.A. in 1955. From 1961 until shortly before his
death in 1997 Robson Lowe worked with Carl Walske to describe the
"new" Sperati forgeries and these are now published, in almost every
case for the first time, in chapter 1, with enlarged illustrations of no fewer
than 102 'Album Weeds' which were not described in the Sperati I volume. In
addition there are 23 cancellations, 33 company cachets and some wax seals.
There is an interesting biography of Jean de Sperati and the descriptions of
how the reproductions were made. The appendices are devoted to more data about
Sperati's life, further information on the material now held by the Musee de la
Poste, Paris and basic tests used to detect Sperati forgeries.
|A Comprehensive Illustration of Covers with Sinkiang Provisional Airmail
Stamps (1932-1933) by David Lu. Published by The China Stamp Society, Inc.
256 pages, softback. The Sinkiang provisional Airmail issue of 1932-33 arose
when, because of a shortage of airmail stamps, the local Director General of
the Provincial Post Office of Sinkiang authorised the overprinting of Junk and
Reaper stamps by means of a wooden chop denoting the Chinese characters for
'Air Mail'. The book contains many colour illustrations of these stamps on
cover, which have long been a source of interest to China collectors. In
Chinese and English.
Czechoslovakia Revenues by John Barefoot First edition 56 pages A4.
Published by J.Barefoot Ltd, York. Contains much information which is not
available elsewhere. The book is one of a series of standard Revenue catalogues
published by Barefoot Ltd.
Encyclopedia of Jamaica Philately (including Postal History and Postcards) -
Volume 6 GB stamps used in Jamaica. Edited by Derek Sutcliffe and Steve
Jarvis. Published by BWI Study Circle. Over 260 pages plus appendix 1-6 and
provision for recording revisions. Loose-leaf format. This is the latest in a
series of 11 volumes that will contain an immense amount of essential data, for
specialist collectors of Jamaica. Volume 6 includes sections on the stamps
utilised, usage for international mails, obliterators used at post towns, a
huge selection of illustrations showing postmarks and covers, a list of Packet
companies and ships, and Jamaica Post Offices 1858 -1861
|Guide to the Postcard Cachets of Land's End
by John D.B.
Owen Published by the Author. 2nd edition, 60 pages, plastic spiral bound. This
is the centenary year of the first known Land's End cachet so the author
decided to publish a revised second edition of this interesting little book,
which lists the Owners and Tenants of the First & Last House in England at
Land's End, where the cachets originated. All the cachets are illustrated and
Sarawak - The De La Rue Story by Neville Watterson FRPSL. Published by
Brock Publications 249 pages hardback. The Preface states that "this is
not a book about the philately of the stamps of Sarawak but it contains much
that bears on the stamps of Sarawak". This is a reference book primarily
about the contribution of De La Rue in printing the stamps of Sarawak between
1888 and 1924. It is about De La Rue, their methods and their development
during this period.
Collect Falkland Stamps first edition.
Published by Stanley Gibbons Ltd. Card cover. This is a useful checklist that
not only covers the Falkland Islands, but also the F.I. Dependencies, British
Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
Collect Ships on Stamps. 3rd edition 2001.
Published by Stanley Gibbons Ltd. Card cover, 422 pages. A thematic catalogue
with many illustrations.
The Monograph Characteristics of Cliches of Dragon
Stamps of China 1878-1885. 184 pages, hardback. In Chinese and
Czechoslovak Postage Stamps and their Counterfeits
1915-1939, by Jan Karasek.
230 pages, hardback. In Czech and English, well illustrated.
The Postal History of the Gold Coast by Edward B.
Proud. Published by Postal History Publications Co. 523 pages. The
book starts (as with all Proud Bailey publications) with a general history of
the area, followed by postal history from British colonisation. There are many
illustrations of postmarks, detailed timetables, and tables of rates and
routes. Also included are many reproductions of contemporary postcards,
illustrations of Post Offices and other buildings, and of postal staff about
their duties. There are also good illustrations of stamped covers and postal
stationary items, (some in colour). Railway TPOs are also included.
The Postal History of Nigeria by Edward B.
Proud, published by Proud Bailey Co. Ltd. 588 pages. The first
chapter is a general history of the colony, followed by the postal history from
1832. This mammoth volume is copiously illustrated with postmarks, rate and
route tables, illustrations of Post Office and government buildings, and people
going about their business. Many of the covers and cards illustrated are in
colour. Chapters on TPOs and the British Cameroons are also included.
Low Number Suburban Ovals by John
Parmenter. Published by the author in conjunction with the London Postal
History Group. 32 pages, card cover. This is a priced catalogue based on
collecting these postmarks on loose stamps and claims to be the first catalogue
of this type to deal only with rarity and price of these cancellations on loose
stamps. Exceptionally clear reproductions of over 150 oval postmarks.
Sierra Leone King George VI Definitive
Stamps by Frank Walton FRPSL. Published by The West Africa Study
Circle. 90 pages, hardback. A4 format. Contains much useful detailed
information about this set of 15 stamps, which was first issued in 1938 with
values ranging from ½d to £1 and subsequent printings. There are
chapters on the invitations to tender for the printing, and the stamp design;
the sheet format; plate varieties; printings by requisition and value;
specimens, the properties of the stamps such as paper, gum, watermark,
perforation and shades. Then there is a 10 page chapter on postmarks which
includes 4 pages of actual postmarks in colour reproductions of a varied
selection of stamp values. Finally there are 7 pages devoted to postal rates,
with illustrations of appropriate airmail covers.
Accurate Explanation of Korean Stamps - Vol.
II. 192 pages, card cover. In Korean.
Propaganda Con i Denti by Fabio Bonacina.
Published by Vaccari s.r.l., Italy 280 pages, card cover. Stamps issued in
support of propaganda, peace and other causes, with many illustrations. In
Cayman Is., Gambia, St Helena, Seychelles King Edward
VII Postage-Key-type-issue, the dented frame variety, by Richard
Maisel and James Podger. Published in 'The London Philatelist' by The Royal
Philatelic Society, London 14 pages, plastic cover
Filateli Indonesia de Tahun 1990. 22 pages,
card cover. In Indonesian.
History of Hungarian Postal Administration & Field
Post. In Hungarian.
The Plate flaws of the Large Hermes Heads of Greece
1861/6 by Nicholas Asimakopulos M D. Published by the Library of the
Hellenic Philatelic Society of America in 1995
La Via d'Auguista per la Via Bassano. 178
pages. Hardback. Published by Universitano de Architecture de Venezia.
Japanese Stamp Colour Guide - "Old Koban"'
series. Loose leaf in English and Japanese.
The Development of Communications in Greece
(1821-1998) and the Telegram by Angekis C. Papaioanamore. Hardback,
1866 La Liberazione del Veneto. Vol.1 Collezione e
Catalogo. Vol. 2 Storia e Storia Postale. Published by Vaccari.
Hardback, 406 pages and 268 pages respectively. In Italian. Many colour
Manual de los Sellos de Espana 1939-50, by
Al Varo Martinez-Pinna. Published by Edifil S.A. Nine volumes in hardback with
200-300 pages per volume. In Spanish.
Christmas Cards for the Collector by Arthur
Blair. 120 pages hardback.
Edition du Catalogue Ceres Colonies Francaise. In
colour. 2 volumes of 480 pages and 232 pages covering French
Colonies, Andorra. Monaco, Sarre and Departments du Territories d'Outre-Mer.
The Ottoman Field Post Offices Palestine
(1914-1918). The Alexander Collection. Published by The Oriental
Philatelic Association of London and the Holyland Philatelic Society with the
participation of the History Foundation of Turkey.
120 pages, card cover. Very little information has previously appeared in print
on the subject matter of this book, which is based on The Alexander Collection
and endeavours to rectify this omission. It includes many illustrations in
colour. In Turkish and English.
Complete List of Sailings of Trans--Pacific Contract
Mail Steamers Carrying New Zealand Marine Post Offices between 1923 and 1938.
Compiled by K.J McNaught in 1964. Republished by Postal History
Society of New Zealand, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand. Edited by Keith A.
Griffiths FRPSNZ and sponsored by David Holmes Philatelist Ltd., Auckland, New
Zealand. 21 pages, plastic cover, with illustrations. This reprint was prepared
as a celebration for the New Millennium and was given to members of the Society
during the year 2000.
| Nevis by Federico
Borromeo, published by The British West Indies Study Circle. 40 pages, Well
illustrated in colour. This is not a comprehensive handbook but attempts to
share more widely the treasures that can be found within BWI philately.
Airmails of Trinidad & Tobago by Ron
Wike. Published by The British West Indies Study Circle. 224 pages A4 format.
Published in 2000, this book has received a prestigious award from the American
Air Mail Society
Selected Philatelic Essays in China by
Meiso Mazuhara. Published in 1998 in China. 110 pages, card cover. Illustrated.
Marche da Bollo Italiane 1863-1957
Catalogue. Published 1998 by Vaccari s.r.l - Vignola (MO), Italy.
456 pages, card cover, illustrated. In Italian.
I Servizi Postali Dei Medici Dal 1500 AC
1737 by Sergio Chieppi. Published by Sergio Editoriale, Fiesalano,
Fiesole, Italy. Illustrated. In Italian.
Os Correos Do Algarvo Na Epoca Pro--Adesir
by Luis Frazao. 36 pages, cardcover, illustrated. Published 1996 by Associacao
Filatelica Alentigo, Algarve, Portugal. In Portuguese.
of the Issues (Italian) of 1855-1863 by Paolo Vaccari.
Published by Editzione Vaccari s.a s Vignola (MO), Italy; 114 pages, hardback.
Limited edition of 50 copies in 4 languages (Italian, English, French and
Cartas Sin Timbre. Published by Museo de
Filatelica de Oaxaca A.C, Mexico. 60 pages, card cover. Includes colour
illustrations of seventy pre-stamp Mexican covers. In Spanish.
Poczta W Siedlcach l817-1997 (The Postmarks
of Siedlcach) by Aleksander Haraburda. 320 pages, card cover. Describes and
illustrates all known postmarks. In Polish.
Philatelia 2000 Ars Frimarks. Editions I and
II by Rolf Burstroft. Specialised catalogues. Edition I and II cover
Sweden, Norway. Denmark, Faroes and Greenland stamps issued 1855-1999 Edition
III covers Iceland Finland, Aaland, Estland, Latvia and Lithuania, to 1990/1.
Historia Postal da Cidade do Porto NA Era Pre-Adesia,
parts 1 & 2 by Luis Frazao. Published by Clube Naccional de
Filatelia, Oporto. Portugal. 60 and 80 pages, card cover. In Portuguese.
Republic of Taiwan, Postal History and Postage
Stamps by Ming-Liang Lee, published in Taiwan by The Tiger
Publishing Co. 504 pages, hardback. Well illustrated. Text in English and
Stille Nacht. A listing of worldwide
Christmas stamps, 192 pages, hardback.
Philatelic Handbook of 100 Subjects for the Thematic
Collector by Japan Philatelic Society Foundation, Tokio, Japan 1997.
312 pages, card cover. In Japanese.
de las Communicaciones en Espana 1700-1998 Atlas Historico de
las Communicaciones en Espana 1700-1998 by A. Mero, G. Lorente & L.
Carrajal, 308 pages, hardback. Wide selection of old maps reproduced in colour.
The Reform of the Post Office in the Victorian Era and
Its Impact on Economic and Social Activity (1837 - 1864, based on Sir Rowland
Hill's Journal and ancillary papers). By Gavin Fryer FRPSL and Clive
Akerman FRPSL. Published by RPSL. 1300 pages (2 volumes). Rowland Hill kept a
daily journal from 1839 to 1869, with a gap from March 1843 to 1846. This
magnificent work is a reprint of these journals, together with many colour
plates, illustrations, a glossary, and bibliographical information on the major
figures Hill was involved with in the development of the Post Office. Also
reprinted is the 'Post Office Reform' pamphlet of 1837.
There is a detailed editorial introduction where the authors examine the Penny
postage campaign, the parliamentary proceedings and the personality of Hill the
man. Sir Rowland seems to have had three major personality traits. He was
obsessive and confrontational, caring about the Post Office staff, and
paranoid. This latter, negative side, led to his eventual hatred of Col.
Maberly, and various Chancellors and Post Master Generals. The authors have
undertaken considerable research, on both the postal system and, as the title
states, the economic and social activity of the times.
The Postal History of Southern Rhodesia by
Edward B. Proud, published by Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd. 623 pages. As with other
publications in this series, Chapter 1 is a brief history of the country. This
goes back to 947 AD, but (for lack of any other information), concentrates on
the activities of Cecil Rhodes, and British Colonization from 1880. In the
subsequent chapters, there follows a wealth of information on postal rates,
routes, cancellations, and correspondence. Cancellations, slogan postmarks, and
anecdotal letters form a major part of the book.
The Postal History of Northern Rhodesia by
Edward B. Proud, published by Postal History publications Co. 376 pages.
Chapter 1 gives a general history of the area, but inevitably, concentrates on
the rivalry and conflicts between the European powers in the 19th Century; in
this case Great Britain and Portugal. The bulk of the book lists much
information on mail routes, timetables, and postmarks, with many maps. There
are many prints of Zambian life, and a wealth of machine cancellations in use
The Postal History of Nyasaland by Edward
B. Proud, published by Postal History publications Co. 336 pages. A general
history of the territory, followed by a postal history from 1891. Much
reproduction of Postal Regulations and postmarks. Postal rates and Airmails are
History of Malta by Edward B. Proud, published by Proud-Bailey
Publications. 320 pages. The book starts with a general history of Malta from
earliest times to independence in 1964. Then follow chapters on postal history,
postal rates, Post Offices and postmarks, and finally a checklist of British
stamps issued in Malta from 1857 to 1884. There are many illustrations,
including post offices, personalities, postmarks, and documents.
The Postal History of Gibraltar by Richard
J. C. Garcia and Edward B. Proud, published by Postal History Publications Co.
592 pages. The first chapter is a general history of the colony, followed by a
long, detailed chapter on the postal history under various administrations from
1705. A wealth of information is included, such as routing of letters to and
from Gibraltar, details of the contracts with carriers and shipping companies,
Post Office personnel, and arrangements for the military, to pick a few. Postal
rates and markings are covered in the third and fourth chapters, with many
illustrations and tables. A final chapter lists British stamps used in
Gibraltar in the Victorian period.
The Postal History of Cyprus by Edward B.
Proud, published by Postal History Publications Co. 688 pages. The first
chapter is a history of the island from the Bronze Age to independence in 1960.
There follows a chapter on the general postal history of the island, with the
usual tables, routes and details of contracts with carriers. Chapter three
gives details of the development of rural post offices, generously illustrated
with maps of the areas and routes. The postal rates and routes chapters are
detailed and well illustrated with tables and markings. A final chapter lists
railway and ship TPO's, with illustrations of their markings.
||A History of
Anaesthesia Through Postage Stamps by Alistair McKenzie.
Published by Maclean Dubois, Hillend House, Hillend, Edinburgh. 148 pages, card
cover. The author is a practising physician anaesthetist at a leading hospital
in Scotland and has used his professional experience to trace the history of
his profession as seen on various postage stamps from various parts of the
world. Well illustrated with numerous black and white stamp reproductions, this
book should interest and fascinate the layman as well as the medical
Deutsche Lufthansa - South Atlantic Airmail Service
1934/39 by James W. Graue & John Duggan. Published by the
Zeppelin Study Group. 236 pages, card cover. This book is packed full of
information for airmail enthusiasts interested in the development of the South
Atlantic Air Bridge by Flying Boats, Seaplanes, and Zeppelin Airships. There
are numerous photographs of flown covers, which illustrate the many
achievements of this pioneer service and of the various aircraft and airships
used on the service, in addition to special postmarks and publicity posters.
Paquebot Cancellations of the World by
Roger Hosking. Published by Cavendish Philatelic Auction Ltd. 352 pages, card
cover. This is a completely updated third edition of this title. It is a mine
of information for the postal historian and those interested in the handling of
mail from seagoing vessels, tracing the origins of the service. There are over
4000 illustrations of a variety of Paquebot markings from around 100 countries
worldwide; even little Tristan da Cunha gets an entry. The book includes an
8-page section where a variety of actual covers are illustrated in full colour,
sections on Ship Post Offices and an alphabetical Index of Ports.
Gibraltar Errors & Varieties 1885-2000
by R.G.W. Burton. Published by Gibraltar Study Circle. 68 pages, plastic spiral
binding. With many illustrations, all in colour, this book for specialists in
the stamps of Gibraltar contains a comprehensive listing of the various errors
and varieties, which have appeared on the country's stamps over a period of
more than a century .
Postal History of Sicily - from its beginnings to the
Introduction of Postage Stamps. Published by Guilio Bolaffi.
Translated from Italian into English by Toy. A Dehn. 686 pages, hardback in
case. The main study is devoted to the history of the Sicilian post under the
Bourbons, up until the introduction of postage stamps on 1 January 1859. Full
of little known facts and colour illustrations.
New Technology for Stamp Collectors by Ron
Negus. 16 pages. Number 7 in the produced by the British Philatelic Bulletin,
this booklet is packed full of useful information for philatelists planning to
use new technology for their collections.
Auction Catalogue for Spink Sale of Strait Settlements
1624-1857. Postal History and stamp material offered for sale on 26
June 2000 in Singapore.
Patriotic Covers Postally Used. As featured in the auction of Prof.
Jon F. Bishel's collection sold by Nutmeg Stamp Auctions of Danbury USA on
21-23 June 2000. 384 pages, over 6000 lots. Profusely illustrated in colour
Subasta Filatelica Gran Collection
Argentina. A sale of Argentinian Postal History sold by Grupo
Afinsa. Many colour illustrations. Text in English & Spanish. 562 pages
Nutmeg Stamp Sales Catalogue for Dr Arthur Groten's
"Via Palestine". This 837 lot sale was held 13 April 1999.
Also Nutmeg Civil War Sale of over 400 lots, auctioned 14 April 1999.
"Cameo" Cumulative Index 1975-
2000. 50 pages, size A4. The West Africa Study Circle have published
this cumulative index to their Journal "'Cameo".
Facit Postal VI Published by Facit Forlags
A.B., Stockholm, Sweden. A catalogue of Swedish postmarks, experimental
cancellations, railway and steamship mail, temporary Post Offices and postal
Bolaffi Catalogo delle Affracat. Miste del
Risorgimento. Published by Guilio Bolaffi Fditore, Torino, Italy. In
Sale catalogue of Classic Switzerland. 210
pages, hardback. This catalogue for the 122nd Corinphila Stamp Auction held on
12/10/2000, comprising the "Bellevue" collection and the
"Bourbaki" Red Cross Collection.. Well illustrated in colour
100 Anni de Auguri. 126 pages hardback.
Colour illustrations of almanacs issued by the Italian Post Office 1871-1939.
Text in Italian.
Os Selos Nativos da India Portuguesa - Breves
Consideracoes by Joaquin Leole. 160 pages, card cover by Joaquin
Leole. Published 1997 by Clube National de Filatelica, Portugal. 62 pages, card
cover. Text in Portuguese and English.
The Revenue Stamps of Iraq by Joe Ross and
John Powell. Published by Joe Ross, Elverta, CA, USA. 86 pages, comb binding.
Hong Kong - the 1898 l0c on 30c Provisional
Issue by Alfred M. Chu. Published by the Author 92 pages, card
Airmail Routes and Rates in South America 1928 -
1940 by Dr Mario D. Kurchan. Published 1999 in Buenos Aires,
Argentina. 144 pages, card cover.
Remarkable! On Stamps, Postcards &
Collecting. Postal Museum Publication No. 46. By Pia Backstrom,
Marianne Larsson & Bjorn Sylwan. Published by Postmuseum, Stockholm,
Sweden. 76 pages, card cover Describes the Swedish Postal Museum's standing
exhibition "Remarkable!", which was created to spread knowledge about
the world of stamps and stamp collecting, and to inspire visitors to the Museum
to begin collecting. A tribute is also paid to another popular collecting item
- the postcard. Well-illustrated and easy to read. In English.
Postryttaren. 188 pages, hard-back. A new
book in Swedish by a number of contributors who have written chapters on the
ill-fated liner "Titanic", plus other chapters on various aspects of
Denmark Provisionals 1904 - 1912 - 1915 by
Lass Nielsen and Henry Regeling. Published in 1997 by Kjobenhauns Philatelist
Klub, Kobenhavn, Denmark. 132 pages in English and Danish. Describes the
provisional made by overprinting 3 different Danish stamp issues, namely the
bi-coloured issue, the coat of arms issued and the service stamp issue.
Cancelled by Perkins Bacon by Peter Jaffe.
Published in 1998 by Spink & Son Ltd., London. 90 pages hardback. Tells how
the unauthorised giving-away of 450 stamps obliterated with the word
"Cancelled" by Perkins Bacon resulted in the firm losing the contract
to print stamps for the Post Office. A fascinating story meticulously
researched and full of interest. Includes many illustrations in colour.
Posts and Telegraph offices in Palestine and Sinai by Norman Collier
FRPSL and Anton Steichele. Published by Sahara Publishing Ltd., London. 242
pages. Claimed to be the most comprehensive work on the postal history of the
Ottoman period of Palestine and Sinai. Illustrates all known postal seals and
marks, registration on A.R. cachets, registered labels, official correspondence
seals, and censor marks. Also Ottoman field postal seals and postmarks, plus
field telegraph seals used in Palestine / Sinai. Forged seals and postmarks,
plus bogus postmarks are also included. Many black and white illustrations.
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