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ACCUMULATIONS: LITERATURE & REFERENCE BOOKS
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Album Weeds: How to Detect Forged Stamps by RB Eared. 2 Vol set (2nd vol loose spine cover), pub 1905. Approx 1300pgs, illustrated throughout, still the definitive work on C19th reproductions, fakes, forgeries & other nasties.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
42
Tasmania: The POs & their Datestamps by J Hardings. Comprehensive listing (inc rarity ratings) from 1822 Hobart Town, George Town & Launceston circular pmks to late 1990s LPO 'rubber' cds. Extremely detailed listing all know date stamps plus listings of Free Buy or RTO establishments for which no postal markings are known. Plus illustration for the various styles/types of cds. A limited edition of only 250 copies which quickly sold out. Invaluable reference. New..
 SOLD at A$230
43
Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue - Kangaroos: (2017) latest edition comp revised & updated inc details on CTO cancels ex Specimen sets, FDC, proofs & essays. Expanded section on plate varieties, inc positions -some yet to be plated (many cat nos changed or reorganised). Price revisions (nearly all UPWARD), especially MUH & OS perfins, reflecting current collecting trends. Profusely illustrated. Essential must-have for all collectors. In Colour NEW.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
44
- KGV Latest Edition 2018, 470pgs & full colour illustrations ½d to 1/4. Variety section expanded on previous edition inc additional listings in the ever-popular 1914-36 1d section inc CNE errors in violet & green, & red NO WMK variety section re-assessed, plus 4d orange section reorganised with varieties valued in all the major shades, plus all Pics & Commems 1914-36 with Plate No, imperf errors & major varieties. New.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
45
- KGVI New 2019 Edition with 232 full colour pgs in A4 format, fully revised inc additions & illustrations. Cover prices re-assessed with separate value for solo or for mixed frankings. The relevant time frame (1936-52). Also same period Postage Dues inc valuations on cover. Essential reference.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
46
- QEII 1953-65 New 2019 Edition with 276 colour pgs in A4 format, fully revised inc additions & illustrations. Cover prices re-assessed with separate value for solo or for mixed frankings. Also Postage Dues for period now added inc valuations on cover. Essential reference.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
47
- Decimals I, II, III, 1966-2001. Covers everything inc varieties, proofs, marginal markings, framas, missing colours etc. 1465 pgs. Latest editions. New. Original retail $280. Reserve reduced. (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
48
- Postage Dues inc NSW & VIC 2014 Current edition with First Ever Specialised listing of the colonial issues plus in depth coverage of Commonwealth types 1901-1959. 224 pgs near new condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
49
Australia: New South Wales & ACT Post, Receiving, Telegraph & Telephone Offices (4 vol set) by Hopson & Tobin. Listing the various datestamps in use from pre-stamp era (before 1850) to late 1980s. NSW & ACT POs by Hopson, pub 1986. Alphabetical listing with opening dates, name changes, closure dates & location, inc now long gone settlements. Essential reference. As new condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
50
Australia - New South Wales & ACT POs by N C Hopson inc opening/closing date & changes of name. Pmks of NSW by R Tobin, 2-part set inc Paid Date Stamps, FDI cancels & abnormal Date Stamps. NSW Numeral Cancels by Campbell (photo copy) & notes on New Castle cds in loose leaf format. (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
51
Australia: Tasmanian Hand Cancellations 1913-1988 by Avery & Hardinge, 2 vol set. POs of Tasmania - Openings & Closures 1912-1995. The Courier (Journal of the Tas Philatelic Soc) comp set 1-51, plus 5 others to No.59, with a wealth of information in Tas philately not available elsewhere. Also Australian Philatelic near comp set of (120 1987-1991. All not easy to find, mostly near new condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
52
Australia - Tasmania: The Postal History of, Part I (1962) & Part II (1975). With listings of pmks from earliest George Town, Hobart & Launceston undated rings to 1912 Claremont Type 3 cds. Somewhat dated, still the essential reference inc rarity ratings for Numeral & Town cds. VG-excellent condition. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
53
Australia - Victoria The Barred Numerals (1856-1906) Illustrated with rarity ratings by Hugh Freeman, 2nd Edition pub 2018. 484 pgs with all known cancels illustrated in full colour & rarity ratings from 'C' to RRRRR for the extremely rare (1-3) known examples inc listings of the diff Duplex cancels again with rarity ratings up to RRRRR for comp examples. New, the definitive work on this subject & absolutely essential reference work.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
54
Australia - Victoria The Numeral Cancellations of, Freeman & White pub RPSV 2001, 420pgs illustrated throughout with Butterfly, Barred Oval, Numeral & Duplex cancels listed inc rarity ratings inc 8 colour plates. Sl worn DJ o/w as new. The essential reference work. Note that the 2nd edition (pub 2018) does not contain the 1850-56 Butterfly & Barred Oval cancel studies.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
55
Australia - Western Australia, The Stamps & Postal History, 469pgs pub by WASG 1979. In depth study inc Forgeries, Postal Stationery, Revenue & Telegraph Stamps, Registered Mail & Postal Markings inc Savings Bank cds & TPOs. VGC inc original DJ.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
56
British Empire: Madam Joseph Revisited, by B M Cartwright, 95 pgs, pub RPSL 2005. Detailing & illustrating over 420 diff FORGED pmks inc Numeral cancels, noted BNG & cds types (inc Registered) from Aden to Wellington. All very dangerous, plus folder of transparencies for comparison on actual stamps. Invaluable reference. Interestingly Madam Joseph cancels are much sought after & sell for considerably above the prices that cheaper stamps retail at.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
57
British Empire 'Specimen Stamps of the Crown Colonies 1857-1948' by M Samuel, pub RPSL 1976, inc 'Rowland Hill' cancelled types, 'Postal Authority' Specimens, UPU Specimen opts, DLR productions much more. 255 pgs inc Bibliography. Long out of print. Near new.
 SOLD at A$60
58
China: 2018 SG Specialised Catalogue, inc Imperial, Republic, Provisional, Foreign POs, Taiwan, Local opts etc. 537 pgs. New just released. Retail $118.
 AVAILABLE at A$85
59
Collection of books or publications comprising 'Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 1 Great Britain, Vol II Africa, The Stamps of Great Britain Vol I & 2 by RPSL pub 1937. 'British Postage Stamp varieties' by R Alcock & C Meredith pub 1949, 'The Penny Lilac, Vol I by R.A.G Lee pub 1963, Robson Lowe Spec Auction cat Feb 1949 'The Mulready & Associated items' Walter Morley's cat of Tax Stamp pub 1912. Some scarce items & tremendous reference. (8).
 AVAILABLE at A$120
60
Great Britain: 2017 Concise catalogue nearly 500 pgs in colour with Pre-decimals inc wmk errors, other major varieties & FDC. Comprehensive Decimal listings inc gutter prs, FDC, PO Packs, PHQ cards, Year packs, Year albums, perf variations, major errors inc imperf prs, missing colours, specialised machins, booklets inc prestige types, & Postage Dues. Used, VG condition, new retail around $100.
 SOLD at A$50
61
Great Britain: Postmark related literature comprising 'A History of British Postmarks' J. Davis pub 1898. 'William Dockwra & The Rest of The Undertakers' by T. Todd pub 1952, 'British Postmarks' by R. Alcock + F. Holland pub 1960. 'The History of The Postmarks of The British Isles 1840-1876' J. Hendry pub 1909, 'The Local Posts of London 1680-1840' by George Brommel pub 1938. 'Paquebot & Ship Letter Cancellations of The World' by M.A. Studd pub 1953. 'The Codrington Correspondence' Robson Lowe pub 1951. 'Penny Postage Centenary' ed by Samuel Grayson pub 1940. Several other smaller handbooks. Excellent reference with a great variety of scarce to rare tomes. (20)
 SOLD at A$220
62
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 2, edited by Collins & Watts 1949. 410 pgs covering QV Chalons, 1936 Pictorials, 1940 Centennial, Officials, Postal Stationary & Postal Fiscals, etc, with DJ (sl tears), minor edge foxing consistent with age. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
63
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 2, edited by Collins & Watts 1949. 410 pgs inc set of 8 reprinted QV Chalon Die Proofs. Covers the Chalons, 1936 Pics, 1940 Centennial, Officials, Postal Stationery, Postal Fiscals etc. Minor foxing to end papers. Colour plates fresh & clean. Hard to find comp as most now have the Die proofs removed.
 AVAILABLE at A$180
64
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vols 2 & 6, pub RPSNZ 1949 & 73 respectively. Near 900pgs in total with coverage of QV Chalons, 1936 Pics, 1940 Centennial, other Pic/Commonwealth to decimal era, Officials, Postal History & Stationery, postage Dues, Fiscals, Railway stamps & others. Some sl foxing mainly on the end papers & page edges. Both in Fine condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$90
65
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 4, pub RPSNZ 1964, 562pgs with coverage of QV Chalons & Sidefaces, KEVII-QEII Defs, 1950s Healths & Commems. Some minor foxing, VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
66
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 6, pub RPSNZ 1973, 438pgs with additional info to compliment earlier editions inc detail on QV Chalons, Proofs & especially for the 1960 Pictorials. DJ s damaged, ding on rear cover, o/w near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
67
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 7, pub by RPSNZ 1988, 361pgs. Postal History 1820-74 inc Vol 3 re-visited, early pmks, cds, numeral cancels, instructional h/s, NZ POs 1840-74 & Marine POs. DJ sl worn, o/w near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
68
UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, latest (2015) edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photographed. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers whole world with 100s of diff countries.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
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