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ISBN #0963161202. Dybwad, G. L. & Bliss, Joy V. ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, CHICAGO 1893. Published 1992. 1st edition. Card. 444 p. Tipped-in foldout ground plan, many text illus. Non-philatelic Describes and prices over 2700 items.
Literature #13507 | Price: $30.00 | Your Price: $25.50


Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #57, PHILADELPHIA, PA. Published 1991. HB. 182 p. Illus. Articles on Haiti (28 p); French-Indochina (34); British Palestine (45); United States (54); Poland (8).
Literature #6311 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #58, COLUMBUS, OH. Published 1992. HB. 187 p. Illus. Columbus, OH Markings; 2c Columbian "Hat"; Colombia Dumonteiul Forgeries; Hamburg-American Packet Line; Cap-Haitien Prov. of 1889; Tonga's Queen Salote Definitives; Russia Semi-Postals 1914-15; Extraordinary Polar Expedition.
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Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #60, PITTSBURGH, PA. Published 1994. HB. 185 p. Illus. U.S. Pmk devices of the Chambers Family (30); Airmail Street Car R.P.O.; Egypt Express stamps (16); Soviet Field Post of WW II (26); Canada Air Mail Stamp of 1932 (21); Mozambique War Tax stamps (55); O.A.T. & av 2 air markings (17).
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Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #61, ST. LOUIS, MO. Published 1995. HB. 185 p. Illus. U.S. 1c Z grill (25); Telegraph & Posts (12); John Gavit engraver/printer (21); Pouch Mail (9); Duck stamp phenomenon (45); Permit imprint mail (23); Thailand court fee stamps (16).
Literature #7227 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #62, ORLANDO, FL. Published 1996. HB. 220 p. Illus. U.S. 1938 Eagle air stamp (27); Cameroun Censorship WW II (17); Nepal Registry (12); Haiti Postage Dues 49); The Armee de Sambre-et-Meuse 1794-97 (49); Ottoman Empire rates, routes & delivery times (56).
Literature #7229 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Am Phil Congress — Anthology
American Philatelic Congress. HANDBOOK #63, SAN FRANCISCO, CA THE CONGRESS BOOK AND PACIFIC 97 HANDBOOK. Published 1997. HB. 400 p. Illus. Pacific 97 World Philatelic Exhibit (163 p). Congress articles on U.S. 1847 (48); Arizona (17); Postal Notes (28); Letter Sheets (21); New Zealand (17); Foreign PO in China (19); Meters of China (19); Timor (16).
Literature #8178 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Vermont — Handbooks
Abajian, Paul G. THE SPECIAL CANCELLATIONS OF VERMONT. Published 1997. LL. 103 p. By year/w dates, location, a completely illus. catalog & checklist.
Literature #7690 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Vermont — Handbooks
Abajiane, Paul G. VERMONT POSTAL HISTORY: THE MACHINE CANCELS OF THE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE 1897-1940. Published 2001. Comb. 199 p. Show covers by town/w machine, type, early/late known usage dates. Incs. chapter on handstamped flags. Appenices list machines by mfg/w town, type, early/late dates & rarity factor.
Literature #6756 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Precancels — Handbooks
Adams, Harrington. GHOST TOWNS, SATELLITES AND RENAMED POST OFFICES. Published 1957. 1st edition. SB. 11 p. DPOs, absorbed by other POs, name changes. By state/w town name, supply from, notes. Checked to Apr. 1, 1957.
Literature #7510 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Precancels — Handbooks
Adams, Harrington. GHOST TOWNS, SATELLITES AND RENAMED POST OFFICES. Published 1958. 2nd edition. SB. 11 p. DPOs, absorbed, name changes. By state/w town name, supply from, notes. Checked to Apr. 1, 1957.
Literature #7511 | Price: $5.00 | Your Price: $4.25


Precancels — Handbooks
Adams, Harrington. COMPARATIVE VALUES OF GHOST TOWNS, THE ELUSIVE STAMPS OF PRECANCELDOM. Published 1960. 3rd edition. SB. 14 p. DPOs, absorbed, name changes. By state/w town name, comparative value, notes. Checked to July 1st, 1961.
Literature #7512 | Price: $5.00 | Your Price: $4.25


Precancels — Handbooks
Adams, Harrington. COMPARATIVE VALUES OF GHOST TOWNS, THE ELUSIVE STAMPS OF PRECANCELDOM. Published 1961. 4th edition. SB. DPOs, absorbed, name changes. By state/w town name, comparative value, notes. Checked to July 1st, 1961.
Literature #9431 | Price: $5.00 | Your Price: $4.25


Illinois — Handbooks
Adams, James N. ILLINOIS PLACE NAMES. Published 1969. HB. 596 p. Alpha /w name, county, population, notes. Postal information within listings. Appendix is name list by counties.
Literature #9097 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Illinois — Handbooks
Adams, James N. ILLINOIS PLACE NAMES. Published 1989. HB. 586 p. Alpha /w name, county, population, notes. Postal information within listings. Appendix is name list by counties Reprint of an earlier version with new addendum.
Literature #9095 | Price: $35.00 | Your Price: $29.75


Western Postal — Handbooks
Adams, Samuel Hopkins. THE PONY EXPRESS. Published 1950. 6th printing edition. HB. 185 p. Landmark Books. Good. Light edge toning. Bookplate. No d/j. A narrative history written for the younger reader.
Literature #9491 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Denmark — Handbooks
Agerup, J. DENMARK THE YEAR 1870 - A YEAR OF TRANSITION. Published 1967. SB. 16 p. 4 plts. Background, the stamps, production, quantities. Shows several usages on cover.
Literature #9079 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


1851-67 Issues — Handbooks
Alexander, Thomas J. SIMPSON'S U. S. POSTAL MARKINGS 1851-1861. Published 1979. HB. 434 p. Shows 1000s of markings by type/w rarity factors. The standard reference work for the time period.
Literature #636 | Price: $40.00 | Your Price: $34.00


Brit North America — Handbooks
ISBN #0939429179. American Air Mail Society. THE AIR MAILS OF CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND. Published 1997. 6th edition. HB. 552 p. Illus. For each country a chronological reference work & priced catalog covering all aspects of air post.
Literature #7773 | Price: $35.00 | Your Price: $29.75


Airmail — Handbooks
Amick, G. THE INVERTED JENNY: MONEY, MYSTERY, MANIA. Published 1986. HB. 250 p. Illus. The 24c inverted airmail. History of the famous stamps. Description by position. Incs. provenance of most copies.
Literature #7030 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Guatemala — Handbooks
ISBN #1880721015. Andrews, James C. A HANDBOOK OF GUATEMALAN TELEGRAPH STAMPS. Published 1993. Card. 24 p. Illus. Study by issue 1898-1930. Prices for unused/used. Incs forms & envelopes.
Literature #9980 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Postal History — Handbooks
Arlinghaus, Sandra Lach. DOWN THE MAIL TUBES: THE PRESSURED POSTAL ERA, 1853-1984. Published 1985. LL. 79 p. System maps. Study of the underground mailing systems technology in large cities of Western Europe & the U.S.
Literature #9551 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Railroad History — Handbooks
Armstrong, George B. Jr. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE TRUE RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE AND THE WORK OF GEORGE B. ARMSTRONG IN FOUNDING IT - A TRIBUTE. Published 1906. 84 p. Extracts from the official history of the Railway Mail Service prepared by the PO Dept. in 1884 together with other relevant letters & documents.
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Railroads — Handbooks
Armstrong, George B. Jr. THE BEGINNINGS OF THE TRUE RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE AND THE WORK OF GEORGE B. ARMSTRONG IN FOUNDING IT. Published 1906. 1989 reprint edition. SB. 36 p. From the official history of the Railway Mail Service prepared by the P O Dept. in 1884 together with other relevant letters & documents. A supp. is a bibliography of state & national railway mail literature. MPOS publication.
Literature #9285 | Price: $7.50 | Your Price: $6.38


Postal History — Handbooks
Ashbrook, Stanley. ASHBROOK SPECIAL SERVICE. Published 1951-1957. LL. 658 p. 319 photos. Photocopies of the original work. The photos are numbered. Classic Postal History series with all information as in the originals.
Literature #15154 | Price: $150.00 | Your Price: $127.50


1851-67 Issues — Handbooks
Ashbrook, Stanley B. THE TYPES OF THE UNITED STATES ONE CENT OF 1851-1857. Published 1922. Card. 35 p. Enlarged illus aid identification. Cover surface rubbing lr.
Literature #14821 | Price: $30.00 | Your Price: $25.50


1851-67 Issues — Handbooks
Ashbrook, Stanley B. THE TYPES AND PLATES OF THE U S ONE CENT, 1851-1857. Published 1926. Card. 93 p. Many illus. showing plate positions & varieties. Oversize cover edge flaws.
Literature #3982 | Price: $35.00 | Your Price: $29.75


Oceans & Rivers — Handbooks
Ashbrook, Stanley B. ASHBROOK RESEARCH GROUP. Published 1931-1941. 1994 reprint edition. HB. 122 p. Contains lists of ships sailing from New York to South America, Panama, & California 1849-1857. Also 37 reports and analysis on 19th cen. postal history. Predecessor to the Special Service. This reprint compiled by Tom Alexander.
Literature #7829 | Price: $50.00 | Your Price: $42.50


1851-67 Issues — Handbooks
Ashbrook, Stanley B. THE UNITED STATES ONE CENT STAMP OF 1851-1857. Published 1938. HB/2 vols. 792 p. Illus. Vol 1 stamps, Vol 2 Postal History. Classic work on the stamp & postal history. Hinge cracks, all pages intact and unmarked.
Literature #1287 | Price: $100.00 | Your Price: $85.00


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 | Your Price: $4.25


Texas — Handbooks
ISBN #0890962200. Austerman, Wayne R. SHARPS RIFLES AND SPANISH MULES, THE SAN ANTONIO-EL PASO MAIL, 1851-1881. Published 1985. HB. 367 p. 21 vintage & modern photos. Texas A & M Univ. Press. Very Good. Narrative history of the stagecoach line.
Literature #9627 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


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 | Your Price: $8.50


Canada — Handbooks
Bailey, W. J. & Toop, E. R. CANADIAN MILITARY POST OFFICES TO 1986. Published 1987. Carde. 95 p. Shows many cancels. PO list chronological by campaign or era of involvement/w open/close dates when known. Incs POW & Internment camps. Also a 25 page checklist of cancels.
Literature #8196 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


World Air Post — Handbooks
Baldwin, N. C. POST-WAR BRIDGING THE ATLANTIC 1945-1950. Published 1951. 50 p. Chronological illus/priced supplement to "Bridging The Atlantic" Date, route, cachets, notes, value. "Aero-Field" handbook #12.
Literature #6986 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Great Britain — Handbooks
Baldwin, N. C. BRITISH TURBO-PROP AIRCRAFT. Published 1961. SB. 14 p. Illus catalog of commemorative covers carried on 1st flights of Vickers Viscount & Bristol Britannia aircraft.
Literature #8008 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


St Kitts-Nevis — Handbooks
ISBN #1901624006. Baldwin, P. A STUDY OF THE KING GEORGE VI STAMPS OF ST. KITTS-NEVIS 1938-50. Published 1997. 2nd edition. 69 p. Enlarged illus. Incs. design, printings, perfs, color, gum, flaws, varieties, postal rates, pmks, comparative values.
Literature #7762 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Denmark — Handbooks
ISBN #0906845092. Barefoot, J. EUROPEAN PHILATELY 8: DENMARK NUMERAL CANCELS. Published 1983. 28 p. 2 groups, first the POs inc. Schleswig-Holstein, then the locations after the war of 1864. By issue listing of PO numbers on Skilling issues, some priced.
Literature #6533 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Oregon — Handbooks
ISBN #0964818522. Barklow, Irene. FROM TRAILS TO RAILS, THE POST OFFICES, STAGE STOPS & WAGON ROADS OF UNION COUNTY, OREGON. Published 1987. HB. 300 p. Enchantments Pub. Very Good. No d/j. Illus. Maps. Vintage & modern photos. Comprehensive narrative history. Alpha PO list with name, location, operating dates, all PMs, history.
Literature #7203 | Price: $30.00 | Your Price: $25.50


Great Britain — Handbooks
Barnes, William J. BRITAIN, THE LEAGUE, AND THE U.N., A PHILATELIC STUDY. Published 1987. SB. 82 p. Illus. Shows many stamps, covers & postal markings. Ten sections cover the British involvement with the organizations.
Literature #7904 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Canal Zone — Handbooks
Bartels, J. M. BARTELS' CHECK LIST OF CANAL ZONE STAMPS. Published 1906. 1st edition. Card. 14 p. Descriptive list of 1st six issues inc major varieties/w notes.
Literature #9894 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


1920 To Date — Handbooks
Baur, Brian C. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES 1933-45. Published 1993. HB. 361 p. Illus. History of the stamps issued during the time and Roosevelt's involvement with them.
Literature #6257 | Price: $30.00 | Your Price: $25.50


1920 To Date — Handbooks
Baur, Brian C. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT: THE STAMP-COLLECTING PRESIDENT. Published 1999. HB. 160 p. Illus. a biography of Roosevelt from the viewpoint of his stamp collecting hobby.
Literature #6258 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Barbados — Handbooks
Bayley, Edmund A. THE STAMPS OF BARBADOS. Published 1989. HB with custom dustcase. A limited edition of 1000 copies. 405 p. Illus. 8 full color plates. Study from 1852-1952, incs essays, proofs, stamps in all forms, reprints, forgeries & fakes; printing quantities when known.
Literature #6753 | Price: $100.00 | Your Price: $85.00


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 | Your Price: $63.75


Indiana — Handbooks
Becker, John R III. 100 YEARS OF VIGO CONTY, INDIANA, MACHINE CANCELLATIONS: 1893-1993. Published 1994. SPB. 62 p. Show machine cancels. List of machines by mfg/w dates & places of use. Also list of POs/w machines used.
Literature #7872 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Revenues — Handbooks
Bedford, C. W. & Black, George. SHIFT HUNTER LETTERS - UNITED STATES REVENUE VARIETIES. Published 1983. Card. 35 p. 160+ Illus. Double transfers, damaged plates, cracks, etc. shown & described. Incs issues 1-3, 1898, & proprietary of 1871-75 & 1898.
Literature #6495 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


1920 To Date — Handbooks
Beedon, F. W. AMERICAN WAR HEROES. Published 1937. SB. 10 p. A bit of history of the 1937 Army-Navy issues with spaces to mount the stamps.
Literature #6283 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Canal Zone — Handbooks
Beedon, F. W. THE LAND DIVIDED. Published 1985. Card. 4 p. Short history of the Canal Zone, shows stamp issues featuring persons involved in the construction of the canal.
Literature #9668 | Price: $5.00 | Your Price: $4.25


Stamp Shows — Handbooks
Belgica 1972. BELGICA 72 INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION. Published 1972. Card. 368 p. The official catalog. In Beligan, French, German, English. 3 articles on Belgian philately: (1) Stampless period, (2) Postal Stationery, (3) First Air Mails between Brussels & Paris. Shows key pieces from many exhibits.
Literature #6841 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Revenues — Handbooks
Bellinghausen, Charles J. KANSAS STATE REVENUE CATALOG. Published 1972. SPB. 30 p. By type tax, an illus & priced listing with notes.
Literature #7354 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Colorado — Handbooks
Benson, Maxine. 1001 COLORADO PLACE NAMES. Published 1994. SB. 237 p. Drawings. Alpha/w county, history of naming. Little postal.
Literature #9372 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Postal Markings — Handbooks
Berg, Paul. CHICAGO BLUE POSTAL MARKINGS, 1870-1877. Published 1992. Card. 250 p. Shows 1600+ full size marks. By category, chronological order/w reference dates, rarity.
Literature #5823 | Price: $35.00 | Your Price: $29.75


Postal Markings — Handbooks
Berg, Paul. CHICAGO BLUE POSTAL MARKINGS, 1870-1877 - SUPPLEMENT. Published 1996. PB. 8 p. Shows/describes new cancels. Gives new information on early & late usage dates of cancels.
Literature #905 | Price: $5.00 | Your Price: $4.25


World Air Post — Handbooks
Berkshire Exchange. THE AMERICAN CATALOGUE OF AIR MAIL AND FIRST DAY COVERS. Published 1929. HB. Illus/priced catalog. Incs. Canada; France (Balloon Post 1870-71); Hayti; India; Newfoundland; New Zealand (Pigeon Post); Philippines & United States.
Literature #7092 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Western Postal — Handbooks
Berthold, Victor M. THE STORY OF MORMON ISLAND. Published 1929. SB. 7 p. 3 maps, 3 cover photos. Story of a group of Mormons in California during the U S-Mexican war & how they became involved in the Gold Rush. CCNY Philatelist rep.
Literature #6087 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Canada — Handbooks
Bileski, Kasmir. SOME CANADIAN STAMP ERRORS. Published 1982. Card. 39 p. Illus. Deals with several errors appearing after the Inverted Seaway of 1959. Explains how errors can occur. Stories of specific errors, their discovery, break-up, etc.
Literature #7705 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50

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 | Your Price: $12.75


Machine Cancels — Handbooks
Billings, B. INTRODUCTION TO FLORIDA MACHINE CANCELS. Published 1989. LL. 13 p. Illus. First machines; Installation Chronology; International; American; Barry; Doremus; Columbia; Time Marking- Cummins; Universal; Use by town.
Literature #8334 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Machine Cancels — Handbooks
Billings, Bart. GEORGE EZRA BARNARD PATENTS AND APPLICATIONS. Published 1989. 21 p. Illus. Background; Dial types; Catalog of stations/w notes.
Literature #8336 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Machine Cancels — Handbooks
Billings, Bart. AMERICAN POSTAL MACHINES CO. TRANSFER OF FLAG CANCELLATION DIES. Published 1991. LL. 271 p. Illus. Introduction & history. Index table of flag dies. List of flag die transfers. State index of die matches.
Literature #8314 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Machine Cancels — Handbooks
Billings, Bart. SAME YEAR USE OF DIFFERENT FLAG CANCELLATION DIES. Published 1991. LL. 134 p. Illus. By state/w identification guide & notes.
Literature #8329 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Machine Cancels — Handbooks
ISBN #1880065134. Billings, Bart. A ZONE NUMBER SYSTEM FOR BOSTON. Published 1994. LL. 69 p. Photo reproduction of exhibit, shows all known machine markings + many handstamps.
Literature #8168 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Numismatics — Handbooks
Blanchard, Julian. SIGNED VIGNETTES ON OBSOLETE BANK NOTES. Published 1945. Card. 5 p. Illus. Study of engraver's signatures found on currency issues.
Literature #9785 | Price: $7.50 | Your Price: $6.38


Zeppelin Post — Handbooks
Blau, F & Deighton, C. DIE ORIENTFAHRT DIE AGYPTENFAHRT DES LZ127 - GRAF ZEPPELIN. Published 1991. HB. 135 p. Illus. Background, mail handling and markings, mail drops, fakes. Value guide. In German.
Literature #7114 | Price: $50.00 | Your Price: $42.50


Cyprus — Handbooks
Bols, A. THE POSTAL SURCHARGE AND REVENUE STAMPS OF CYPRUS. Published 1979. SB. 12 p. Historical background; Comprehensive illus catalog/w rarity values for issues 1882-1979. Addenda/w new discoveries.
Literature #6944 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Expositions — Handbooks
Bomar, William J. POSTAL MARKINGS OF UNITED STATES EXPOSITIONS. Published 1986. HB. 206 p. Illus. Comprehensive list by Expo from 1853 to 1984, with rarity guide.
Literature #7902 | Price: $40.00 | Your Price: $34.00


World Maritime — Handbooks
ISBN #0905824067. Bonsor, N. R. P. SOUTH ATLANTIC SEAWAY. Published 1983. 525 p. 150 Ship photos. Non-philatelic comprehensive list of passenger lines & liners from Europe to Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina. Incs 71 Cos. & ship routes. Index of ships & lines; Chronological list of ship losses, list of ships over 14,000 tons.
Literature #9905 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Airmail — Handbooks
Borden, Norman E. AIR MAIL EMERGENCY 1934. Published 1968. HB. 177 p. Period photos. Bond Wheelright Co. Good. D/J flaws. "An account of the 78 tense days in the winter of 1934 when the Army flew the United States mail.".
Literature #9554 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Postal History — Handbooks
Bostwick, Arthur F. POSTAL MEANS, RATES & MARKINGS 1800 - 1850. Published 1989. SB. 116 p. The "official" photocopy of the exhibit produced by the U.S. Philatelic Classics Society.
Literature #8345 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Airmail — Handbooks
Boughner, Fred. AIRMAIL ANTICS. Published 1988. HB. 186 p. Period photos, shows stamps & covers. Narrative history of the creation & pioneer period of the U S airmail service.
Literature #8367 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


U S Postal Guides — Handbooks
Bowen, Eli. THE UNITED STATES POST-OFFICE GUIDE. Published 1851. 1976 reprint edition. HB. 352 p. History; Laws & Regulations; RR & Steamboat routes; POs by state/w town, county, PM; Mail Routes by state.
Literature #9669 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


New York — Handbooks
Braner, Linda E. THE MAILMAN COMETH TO JERICHO. Published 1960. SB. 21 p. Outline history of the PO. With list & historical notes about the 18 PMs.
Literature #7862 | Price: $7.50 | Your Price: $6.38


Colorado — Handbooks
Bright, William. COLORADO PLACE NAMES. Published 1993. 1st edition. SB. 162 p. Alpha/w county, location, history. Very little postal information.
Literature #9371 | Price: $12.50 | Your Price: $10.63


Colorado — Handbooks
Bright, William. COLORADO PLACE NAMES. Published 2004. 3rd edition. SB. 194 p. Alpha/w county, location, history. Very little postal information.
Literature #9335 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75

France — Handbooks
Brimont, Pierre De. FRANCE CATALOGUE. Published 1946. 1st edition. 158 p. Illus reference work/priced catalog through 1944; Liberation issues; French Occ in Germany; Special Service; French Colonies. Identification aids; Notes on reason for issue. In French/English.
Literature #6065 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00


Great Britain — Handbooks
Britnor, L & Latham, A. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE POSTAL HISTORY OF REIGATE, REDHILL AND DISTRICT. Comb. 32 p. Illus. Shows markings, gives usage dates. History, development, POs, services.
Literature #7923 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Colorado — Handbooks
Brown, Robert L. COLORADO GHOST TOWNS - PAST AND PRESENT. Published 1987. SB. 322 p. Map. Many vintage & modern photos. Histories of towns with "then and now" photos with the same view. Very little postal information.
Literature #9334 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Railroads — Handbooks
Bruns, James H. THE FIRST HIGHWAY POST OFFICE, INTRODUCTION OF HIGHWAY POST OFFICE SERVICE WASHINGTON, D.C./HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA. Published 1985. Card. 78 p. Illus + vintage photos. Compilation from Govt. documents & contemporary accounts. Schedules, routes, cancels & markings.
Literature #9527 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Postal History — Handbooks
Bruns, James H. COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION WAGON SERVICE 1896-1904. Published 1986. Card. 52 p. Vintage photos. Maps. Shows cancels, many on covers. Story of the service used to speed mail sorting used in New York City, Washington DC, Buffalo NY & St Louis. Routes, dates scarcity ratings.
Literature #9482 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


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 | Your Price: $17.00


Post Office Dept — Handbooks
Bruns, James H. MOTORIZED MAIL. Published 1997. Card. 252 p. 300+ photos of postal vehicles. A photographic & narrataive history of Postal vehicles and their uses.
Literature #8394 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


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 | Your 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 | Your Price: $12.75


Great Britain — Handbooks
Buckley, E & Ward, R. SHEFFIELD POSTAL HISTORY FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO 1850. Published 1969. Card. 71 p. Shows pmks. Outline history; PM list; List of receiving & sub-stations.
Literature #7944 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


Handbooks
Burgess, A. H. PHILATELIC STUDY OF THE TOKELAU/UNION ISLANDS. Published 1971. Card. 32 p. Illus. Historical notes. Shows stamps, markings. Describes stamps, stationery; Postal rates; Cancels & markings; Values covers.
Literature #9059 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Italy — Handbooks
Cadioli, B & Cecchi, A. I SERVIZI POSTALI DELL'ESERCITO ITALIANO 1915-1923 VOLS 1 & 2. Published 1979 & 1980. SB/2 vols. 227 & 348 p. Shows stamps, covers, many markings. Thorough study of military mails. In Italian.
Literature #7276 | Price: $50.00 | Your Price: $42.50


Western History — Handbooks
Calhoun, Richard S. THE BUTTERFIELD MESSENGER. Published 2007. Card. 232 p. Illus. Fictional account of a messenger for the mail carrier incorporating real names, places and events.
Literature #9458 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Revenues — Handbooks
Castenholz, B. J. FIELD GUIDE TO REVENUE STAMPED PAPER: PARTS 1-7. Published 1989-1991. Card. 7 vols, the complete set. Illus/priced catalogs of Checks, Drafts, Receipts, Stocks, Bonds, & other documents/w imprinted revenue stamps. Pts 1-6 cover the U.S. geographically, pt 7 covers stocks, bonds & RR tickets. Pt 1 the revised edition.
Literature #6778 | Price: $110.00 | Your Price: $93.50


Cyprus — Handbooks
Castle, Wilfrid T. F. CYPRUS: ITS POSTAL HISTORY AND POSTAGE STAMPS. Published 1971. 2nd edition. HB. 256 p. Illus. 18 chapters cover all aspects of stamps + internal & external postal history.
Literature #9906 | Price: $25.00 | Your Price: $21.25


Postal Stationery — Handbooks
Caudell, A. N. A SYNOPTIC KEY TO THE CATALOGUE ENVELOPE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES. Published 1914. 14 p. + fold out chart. A system to easily determine the most difficult dies. Plt. of 70 figures & a small square of envelope paper representing all colors (11) used in their manufacture. This copy is without the paper samples.
Literature #9312 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


New Jersey — Handbooks
Chafetz, Donald A. THE POSTAL MARKINGS OF NEW JERSEY STAMPLESS COVERS: AN UPDATE. Published 2004. Comb. 27 p. Shows pmks. Revisions/corrections + additions to the original work by Coles. Alpha aby atown/w county, type pmk., dates seen, reason for update.
Literature #7437 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


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 | Your Price: $25.50


Great Britain — Handbooks
Champness, M. SAFFRON WALDEN; SOME ASPECTS OF THE POSTAL HISTORY OF AN ESSEX MARKET TOWN. Published 1969. Comb. 28 p. Shows pmks. General & PO history; PO & Sub-office list; Tables & statistics.
Literature #7816 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


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 | Your Price: $8.50


Postal Stationery — Handbooks
Chandler, N. W. UNITED STATES ENVELOPES, LETTER SHEETS AND WRAPPERS, A CONVENIENT CHECK LIST OF ENTIRE ENVELOPES, ETC. Published 1895. Card. 63 p. Illus. Incs. regular & official. Shows envelope (reduced) with notes on catalog no, die, color of paper, knife, wmk, gum. Cat. nos. in accordance with Tiffany, Bogert & Rechert's work. Front cover faults, no back cover. All text is present.
Literature #7709 | Price: $60.00 | Your Price: $51.00


Great Britain — Handbooks
ISBN #090522244x. Chapman, K. BRITISH POST OFFICE NUMBERS BY COUNTY. Published 1985. Card. 107 p. Inc England, London, Wales, Scotland & Ireland. Also used abroad in Colonies & Foreign countries & Agencies.
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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 | Your Price: $76.50


Railroads — Handbooks
Clark, D & Ruckle, F. THE STREET RAILWAY POST OFFICES OF BALTIMORE. Published 1979. Card. 35 p. + overlay. Background, routes, maps, markings. Shows cancels with cat. no., description, usage dates, trips, scarcity rating.
Literature #9023 | Price: $15.00 | Your Price: $12.75


Great Britain — Handbooks
Clarkson, H & Versey, H. LEEDS POSTAL HISTORY TO 1858. Published 1970. Card. 62 p. Illus. Maps, shows pmks. Beginnings; Mail Coach servie; PMs; Locations; Local postal services; Pmks. Typescript page 8 included which is missing from book.
Literature #7930 | Price: $10.00 | Your Price: $8.50


United Nations — Handbooks
Clement, B. Jr. ORIGIN CACHETS OF THE UNITED NATIONS, ITS AGENCIES, AND ITS PREDECESSORS. Published 2000. LL. 156 p. Illus. Stamped imprints or cachets place on outgoing mail indicating the office from which it was mailed. Lists for 55 origins with showing of cancel, description, usage dates.
Literature #7906 | Price: $20.00 | Your Price: $17.00

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