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Great Britain — Handbooks
Auckland, B & Bonbar, J. SCOTTISH POSTS. SB. 8 p. 2 maps. Outline history with emphasis on Edinburgh.
Literature #8720 | Price: $5.00 | Sale Price: $4.25


Canada — Handbooks
Bailey, W. J. & Toop, E. R. CANADIAN MILITARY POSTMARKS. Published 1978. Card. 72 p. From Boer War to 1950's, PO lists by no. with location, unit, open/close dates, notes. Illus. of cancels & markings.
Literature #8968 | Price: $10.00 | Sale Price: $8.50


Great Britain — Handbooks
ISBN #1859284043. Beale, P. A HISTORY OF THE POST IN ENGLAND FROM THE ROMANS TO THE STUARTS. Published 1998. HB. 304 p. Illus. 4 color plts. History of services provided by medieval kings and sheriffs, churchmen, merchants, town and carriers, ending with the 1635 proclamation that began their amalgamation.
Literature #8703 | Price: $75.00 | Sale Price: $63.75

Australia — Handbooks
Billig, Fritz. BILLIG'S HANDBOOK #04. Published 1952. 1st edition. HB. 208 p. Illus. Incs. priced Australia Specialized Catalog by Buckley (86).
Literature #8916 | Price: $15.00 | Sale Price: $12.75


Post Office Dept — Handbooks
Bruns, James H. MAIL ON THE MOVE. Published 1992. Card. 224 p. Illus. Many vintage photos. Documents the methods used to transport mail including land, sea, air & pneumatic tube.
Literature #8818 | Price: $20.00 | Sale Price: $17.00


Airmail — Handbooks
ISBN #1891568035. Bruns, James H. TURK BIRD, THE HIGH-FLYING LIFE AND TIMES OF EDDIE GARDNER. Published 1998. Card. 104 p. National Postal Museum. Very Good. Illus, vintage photos. Biography that recounts the early days of the air mail service. Signed by the author.
Literature #8708 | Price: $10.00 | Sale Price: $8.50


Ohio — Handbooks
Brust, Albert A. ILLUSTRATED POSTAL HISTORY - CHILLICOTHE, OHIO. Published 1999. Card. 96 p. Illus. Shows pmks, cvrs. Postal history to 1920 + Camp Sherman. Incs PO & PM list.
Literature #8842 | Price: $15.00 | Sale Price: $12.75


Norway — Handbooks
Chambers, A. NORWEGIAN TRAVELLING POST OFFICES PART 1: THE RAILWAY MARKINGS & PART 2: THE SHIPBOARD MARKINGS. Published 1988. SB. 64 & 84 p. Shows markigs. Vintage photos. RR & ship routes, cancels, usage dates, notes. Cockrill #s 56-57.
Literature #8982 | Price: $30.00 | Sale Price: $25.50


Great Britain — Handbooks
Chandler, J. THE STORY OF THE STAMFORD MERCURY POSTAGE AND REVENUE STAMPS. Published 1958. SB. 28 p. Illus. of stamps & pmks. The story of the private die embossed revenue stamps of the newspaper. Chart/w rates of duty, impressed price.
Literature #8665 | Price: $10.00 | Sale Price: $8.50


Denmark — Handbooks
Christensen, S & Ringstrom, S. THE PRIVATE LOCAL POSTS OF DENMARK. Published 1974. HB. 199 p. Illus. + Vintage photos. Background; Priced listings by Company with descriptions, printings, varieties, usages. The deluxe edition with marbeled boards, 1/2 leather, gold spine stamping. Mounted on pages are 25 actual forgeries.
Literature #8863 | Price: $90.00 | Sale Price: $76.50


Canada — Handbooks
ISBN #0919801889. Davis, G. H. CANADA SPECIAL DELIVERY. Published 1992. Card. 186 p. Illus. The service from 1898-1951. Shows stamps, plate imprints, rate covers. Describes issues inc. varieties & proofs.
Literature #8819 | Price: $25.00 | Sale Price: $21.25


Airmail — Handbooks
ISBN #0930412257. Davis, G. H.. THE TRANSPORTS. Published 1999. Card. 231 p. Illus. History of the issue. By value production details and study of usages. RF overprints. Transoceanic routes. Postal rates for domestic & international.
Literature #8722 | Price: $20.00 | Sale Price: $17.00


Crete — Handbooks
ISBN #9080011428. Feenstra, R & Leimenstoll, W & Mostert, K. CRETE, A HANDBOOK-CATALOGUE ABOUT ITS PHILATELY AND POSTAL HISTORY. Published 1986. Card. 208 p. B/w illus., many enlarged. Comprehensive from early Venetian letters to the Union with Greece. Incs Foreign P O & services. Value point system for stamps, stationery, markings.
Literature #8940 | Price: $45.00 | Sale Price: $38.25


Great Britain — Handbooks
ISBN #0952717786. Feldman, Hugh. LETTER RECEIVERS OF LONDON 1652 TO 1857 - A HISTORY OF THEIR OFFICES AND HANDSTAMPS WITHIN THE GENERAL, PENNY & TWOPENNY POST. Published 1998. HB/w vols with dust case. 436 & 438 p. Illus. 2 loose maps & 3 loose documents. Many maps within text. Shows 1000s of postal markings. The complete history of the receiving houses.
Literature #8797 | Price: $150.00 | Sale Price: $127.50


Orange Free State — Handbooks
Fenn, A. Cecil. ORANGE FREE STATE POSTAL AND OTHER MARKINGS 1868-1910. Published 1956. Card. 54 p. Shows 100s of markings. Classifies, describes markings inc where/when used, varieties..
Literature #8873 | Price: $35.00 | Sale Price: $29.75

British Empire — Handbooks
ISBN #0952568721. Fernbank, P. KING GEORGE V KEY PLATES OF THE IMPERIUM POSTAGE AND REVENUE DESIGN. Published 1997. 496 p. Illus. Background, history. Used by 17 Colonies, each of the 29 key plts defined inc printings, shades, plt #s, wmks, paper shades, marginal marks, sheet #s, damage to jubilee lines. From De LaRue & Crown Agents archives + study of stamps.
Literature #8737 | Price: $150.00 | Sale Price: $127.50


Postal Markings — Handbooks
Fishback, Hamilton R. & Walker, William C. 20TH CENTURY UNITED STATES FANCY CANCELATIONS REVISED. Published 1987. HB. 244 p. Illustrated list by town/w state, period of known use, color, notes. Included with the book is the 48 page 1987 pricing guide by William Weiss. There is some foxing on page edges only.
Literature #1636 | Price: $160.00 | Sale Price: $136.00


Wyoming — Handbooks
Gallagher, John S. & Patera, Alan H. A CHECKLIST OF WYOMING POST OFFICES. Published 1980. Card. 16 p. Alpha PO list/w open/close date, county. Table of number of POs in various years. Pre-Territorial POs. POs which have changed counties.
Literature #8609 | Price: $10.00 | Sale Price: $8.50


Louisiana — Handbooks
ISBN #0943645220. Germann, John J. LOUISIANA POST OFFICES. Published 1990. HB, 248 p. Vintage photos, maps. By PO within Parish/w open/close, name changes, 1st PM, notes. List of Parishes no longer in existance. Railway, steamboat, HPO. Alpha index/w dates, Parish.
Literature #8669 | Price: $35.00 | Sale Price: $29.75


Cayman Islands — Handbooks
Giraldi, T & McCann, P. THE POSTAL HISTORY OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. Published 1989. HB. 172 p. Illus + maps. Shows markings inc. cancels, meters, official, registration, instructional, censor. Early post; Services to WW I; 1st Airmails; Censorship during WW II. Postal stationery, fiscal history. Postal rates 1889-1958.
Literature #8928 | Price: $50.00 | Sale Price: $42.50

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