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BEAVER Rev Christopher M. The Welsh Mailcoaches.
BEAVER Rev Christopher M. The Welsh Mailcoaches.

Welsh Philatelic Society (2005)
20 large pp. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
£8.00


STRAY Julian Moving the Mail by Road.
STRAY Julian Moving the Mail by Road.

British Postal Museum (2006)
79pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
History of mail transport from stage coaches to Post Buses in G.B. Well illustrated.
£6.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Minutes of evidence taken before the committee appointed to consider of the agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the reform and improvement of the Post Office and its revenue;
 - and to whom several reports and accounts, relating thereto, were referred..
HOUSE OF COMMONS Minutes of evidence taken before the committee appointed to consider of the agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the reform and improvement of the Post Office and its revenue; - and to whom several reports and accounts, relating thereto, were referred..

H.M.S.O. (1813)
24 large pp. Fine.
Examination of Mr Palmer's disputes with the Postmaster General.
£40.00


HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the Committee who were appointed to consider of the Agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the Reform and Improvement of The Post Office, and its Revenue.
HOUSE OF COMMONS Report from the Committee who were appointed to consider of the Agreement made with Mr Palmer, for the Reform and Improvement of The Post Office, and its Revenue.

H.M.S.O. (1813)
177 large pp. Disbound. Fine.
The committee report was originally published in 1797 and was reprinted for Parliament in 1807 and 1813 to support the investigation of Palmer's claim.
£90.00


BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.
BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.
BAINES F.E. Forty years at the Post Office. - A personal narrative.

Richard Bentley & Son, London (1895)
2 vols. vii + 337pp + 2pp + folding map + plates; 345pp. 1st ed., clean in worn original maroon cloth, corners slightly bumped.
£95.00


BOWIE A.G. The romance of the British Post Office. - Its inception and wondrous development.
BOWIE A.G. The romance of the British Post Office. - Its inception and wondrous development.

London (1897)
viii + 160pp + 20pp publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., fine in fine pictorial cloth.
Attractive line drawings in text.
£35.00


POST OFFICE An Abstract of the Contracts which have been made by His Majesty
POST OFFICE An Abstract of the Contracts which have been made by His Majesty's Postmasters - General in Ireland

H.M.S.O. (1818)
13pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Lists mail coach services, towns served, contractor, passenger capacity, etc.
£45.00


POST OFFICE Mail Coaches. - A return showing the names of the mail or other coaches carrying letters in England and Wales, for the five years ending 1 March 1841
POST OFFICE Mail Coaches. - A return showing the names of the mail or other coaches carrying letters in England and Wales, for the five years ending 1 March 1841

H.M.S.O. (1841)
9pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Detailed lists of mail coaches giving details of number of horses used and numbers of outside passengers carried.
£50.00


POST OFFICE Mail Coaches. - Returns of mail coaches and other conveyances for mails, rates of travelling, mileage paid, &c, in England Ireland and Scotland.
POST OFFICE Mail Coaches. - Returns of mail coaches and other conveyances for mails, rates of travelling, mileage paid, &c, in England Ireland and Scotland.

H.M.S.O. (1841)
7pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Lists numbers of horses and passengers per coach, speeds, etc.
£50.00


POST OFFICE Mail Guards. - Return of the number, names and wages of mail guards employed by the Post Office
POST OFFICE Mail Guards. - Return of the number, names and wages of mail guards employed by the Post Office

H.M.S.O. (1841)
19pp. Folio. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Detailed lists of mail coaches, carts and railways carrying the mails and whether or not guards were employed.
£75.00


SWITZERLAND Le centenaire des postes Alpestres Suisses.
SWITZERLAND Le centenaire des postes Alpestres Suisses.

L'Art en Suisse, Geneve (1932)
82 large pp + ads and folding map. 1st ed., fine in original pictorial card covers, slightly damaged on spine.
History of Alpine postal horse drawn carriages and later motor buses with many tipped in colour plates and interesting adverts. Recommended.
£95.00


TOMBS R.C. The Bristol Royal Mail. - Post, telegraph and telephone.
TOMBS R.C. The Bristol Royal Mail. - Post, telegraph and telephone.

Bristol (1900 (circa))
iv + 295pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in orig. red decorative cloth, rebacked.
An uncommon work with much on the stage coaching era also chapters on Bristol Postmasters and P.O. buildings and the general workings of the P.O.
£65.00


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