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AYRES George History of the Main Mail Routes from London until 1850.
AYRES George History of the Main Mail Routes from London until 1850.

Lulu.com (2018)
258 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
This book identifies the history of the changes to mail routes up to 1850. Detailed descriptions of the routes are given in text, tables and figures showing how they changed over these years, together with a discussion of those changes and a commentary on the improvements that were made to the roads over the years
£15.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. England
WILLCOCKS R.M. England's postal history with notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Published by the author (1975)
167 large pp. 1st ed., clean in slightly torn D/W.
Fine introduction to pre-stamp postal history.
£6.00


AUSTEN Brian English provincial posts. - 1633 - 1840.  A study based on Kent examples.
AUSTEN Brian English provincial posts. - 1633 - 1840. A study based on Kent examples.

Phillimore (1978)
192pp. 1st ed., clean in D/W.
Study of the methods the Post Office used to run services outside London.
£10.00


LOVEGROVE Jim W. Herewith my frank. - A study of the Free Franks.
LOVEGROVE Jim W. Herewith my frank. - A study of the Free Franks.

Bournemouth (1975)
101pp. 1st ed., very fine in worn D/W. Also Supplements 1 -3, 8pp + 20pp + 13pp + 1pp Addenda.
Well researched study of these pre stamp postal markings.
£20.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. The postal history of Great Britain and Ireland. - A summarised catalogue to 1840.
WILLCOCKS R.M. The postal history of Great Britain and Ireland. - A summarised catalogue to 1840.

Perth (1972)
80pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
Priced catalogue to GB pre stamp postal markings.
£5.00


OXLEY Geoff F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.
OXLEY Geoff F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.

Postal History Society (1973)
79pp. 1st ed., fine in slightly worn D/W.
Well researched study of Penny Post marks.
£12.00


OXLEY Geoff F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.
OXLEY Geoff F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.

Postal History Society (1973)
79pp + 16pp rarity guide. 1st ed., fine in slightly worn D/W.
Well researched study of Penny Post marks.
£18.00


BRUMELL George A short account of the Franking System in the Post Office:  1652 - 1840. - With a description of the postmarks used in connection therewith.
BRUMELL George A short account of the Franking System in the Post Office: 1652 - 1840. - With a description of the postmarks used in connection therewith.

Bournemouth (1936)
38pp. 1st ed., minor foxing otherwise fine in maroon card covers.
Early illustrated guide.
£18.00


OXLEY G.F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.
OXLEY G.F. The English Provincial Local Posts 1765 - 1840.

Postal History Society (1973)
79pp + 16pp rarity guide. 1st ed., clean in original cloth.
Well researched study of Penny Post marks.
£15.00


AYRES George History of the Mail Routes to Ireland until 1850.
AYRES George History of the Mail Routes to Ireland until 1850.

Lulu.com (2018)
140 large pp. Revised ed., new in card covers.
Mail communication between London and Ireland was very important for both official and trade purposes from the 15th Century. From the mid 16th Century a number of designated ports were used to ship the mail to Ireland and posts were laid to those ports along defined routes, however, these routes were subject to change. This book identifies the ports, when they were used and presents the history of the changes to those routes from that early time until 1850. Detailed descriptions of the routes are given in text, tables and figures showing how they changed over these years, together with a discussion of those changes and a commentary on the improvements that were made to the roads over the years, particularly in the difficult areas of North Wales, South Wales and South West Scotland. Also included is the history of the Edinburgh to Portpatrick route. Finally the effect of the introduction of the railways on the carriage of mail to Ireland is described.
£12.00


ROBERTSON Alan W. Great Britain.  Post Roads, Post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.
ROBERTSON Alan W. Great Britain. Post Roads, Post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.

Woods of Perth (1970 (circa))
62pp. Reprint ed. fine in original blue cloth. 7.5 x 10"
Important handbook, well illustrated with maps.
£20.00


ROBERTSON Alan W. A history of the ship letters of the British Isles. - (An encyclopaedia of maritime postal history).
ROBERTSON Alan W. A history of the ship letters of the British Isles. - (An encyclopaedia of maritime postal history).
ROBERTSON Alan W. A history of the ship letters of the British Isles. - (An encyclopaedia of maritime postal history).

James Bendon (1993-5)
2 vols. including perspex measure and loose card insert. A facsimile reprint of the first edition, but reduced in size. Very fine in original cloth.
£150.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 4 - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Man, Kent, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire.
WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 4 - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Cheshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Man, Kent, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire.

R.M. Wilcocks (1988)
vi + 146pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
Catalogue of county pre stamp postal markings.
£22.00


FOSTER G.A. Pre-Victorian postage stamps and franks. - Ancient and artistic and for the most part English.
FOSTER G.A. Pre-Victorian postage stamps and franks. - Ancient and artistic and for the most part English.

Chas. Nissen & Co (1910)
56 large pp. 1st ed. fine in original limp green card covers.
Study of Dockwra's, free marks and Paid h/s's. This 1st ed. is scarce.
£20.00


SCOTT J.G.S. Official Franking 1800 - 1840
SCOTT J.G.S. Official Franking 1800 - 1840

Postal History Society - No. 36 (1983)
1st ed., clean in card covers.
£10.00


ROBERTSON A.W. Great Britain.  Post Roads, Post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.
ROBERTSON A.W. Great Britain. Post Roads, Post towns and postal rates 1635-1839.

Privately published (1961)
62 large pp. 1st ed. fine in torn D/W. 10 x 11.5"
Important handbook, well illustrated with maps.
£35.00


1952 (24 Oct) Charles F. Meroni British Postal History collection.
1952 (24 Oct) Charles F. Meroni British Postal History collection.

John A. Fox
52pp. Clean.
Strong section of Mulreadys.
£12.00


FELDMAN Hugh Letter Receivers of London 1652-1857:  - A History of Their Offices and Handstamping within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts.
FELDMAN Hugh Letter Receivers of London 1652-1857: - A History of Their Offices and Handstamping within the General, Penny and Twopenny Posts.

Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund (1998)
2 vols. in slip case. 844 large pp. New.
A monumental work. Recommended
£28.00


SUSSEX Vivien Two Hundred Years of British Postal Services.
SUSSEX Vivien Two Hundred Years of British Postal Services.

Published by the author (1993)
20pp. Fine in paper covers.
Notes on display to the Royal Philatelic Society
£4.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 1 & 2 - Cambridgrshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Nothamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Suffolk and Warwickshire (except Birmingham).
WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 1 & 2 - Cambridgrshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Nothamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Suffolk and Warwickshire (except Birmingham).

R.M. Wilcocks (1996)
vi + 248pp. 2nd ed., clean in worn D/W.
Catalogue to GB pre stamp postal markings.
£32.00


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