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REGO Michael R. Colonial Bank in the West Indies
REGO Michael R. Colonial Bank in the West Indies

B.W.I.S.C. (2017)
72 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
The history of the Colonial Bank is intricately wound up with both the social and philatelic history of the British West Indies. This book is full of interesting illustrations of adhesives used fiscally as well as covers and cards to and from the branches of the bank in various colonies. Of interest to collectors of both philatelic and revenue material
£12.00


GLEADALL Mary The Tudway Letters.
GLEADALL Mary The Tudway Letters.

B.W.I.S.C. (2016)
x + 266 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
This book concerns the Tudway family’s correspondence from 1751 to 1858. Over 1,400 covers were discovered and this work by Mary Gleadall examines the history of the family, the history of their employees in the West Indies and the correspondence emanating from that relationship. Mary’s dedicated researches into the old families of Antigua and Barbados over an extended period and her persistence in getting deep into the social history and political events that allowed the plantations of this period to flourish is breathtaking. It comprises a serious and thorough record of the contents of the hundreds of letters that reflect the concerns and challenges facing the writers, problems with weather, crop fertility and difficulties in managing the workforce. A very thought-provoking book which goes beyond pure philately and should be valued by all interested in the West Indies.
£20.00


FREELAND Charles and JORDAN John M. Antigua. The stamps and postal history.
FREELAND Charles and JORDAN John M. Antigua. The stamps and postal history.

B.W.I.S.C. (2016)
x + 299 large pp. 1st ed., new in D/W.
Coming so early in the alphabet Antigua has always been one of the most popular of the small Caribbean islands. It has an interesting mix of early stamps printed by Perkins Bacon and De La Rue including a number of rarities. On the postal history front Antigua is especially well endowed, with the Codrington and Tudway estate correspondences. There is also a rich variety of early postal markings, including some unique marks. The original inspiration for this book was the Antigua Monograph published in successive issues of the British Caribbean Philatelic Journal over a 15 year period between 1973 and 1988. This book collates all this information, updates it and presents it in a most readable form.
£37.00


FREELAND Charles St Lucia. - Classic Collections.
FREELAND Charles St Lucia. - Classic Collections.

B.W.I.S.C. (2016)
18pp + 12 plates. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
This book is a continuation of the series highlighting the finest BWI collections. Freeland's St. Lucia is the definitive collection with much material from the pre-stamp era, the St. Lucia Steam Conveyance Company, the early Perkins, Bacon issues through to the De La Rue keyplate issues. More modern issues are not neglected and there are sections on the Postal Fiscals as well as the Postal Stationery. Fully illustrated in full colour throughout, this is a worthy successor to the previous Classic Collections books.
£10.00


WIKE R.G. Airmails of Trinidad and Tobago.
WIKE R.G. Airmails of Trinidad and Tobago.

BWISC (2015)
214 large pp. Reprint, new in card covers.
Detailed history of aviation in Trinidad plus listings of first flight covers. Profusely illustrated now with many colour images.
£18.00


BRITNOR L.E. An introduction to the Postal History of the British West Indies.
BRITNOR L.E. An introduction to the Postal History of the British West Indies.

B.W.I.S.C. (1959)
43pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£16.00


FARRIMOND Paul and MURPHY Raymond The Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately. Vol. 9. Military Mails.
FARRIMOND Paul and MURPHY Raymond The Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately. Vol. 9. Military Mails.

B.W.I.S.C. (2015)
viii + 458 large pp. 2nd revised ed., new in card covers.
Thoroughly revised and largely re-written with many colour illustrations.
£29.00


HORRY David The Encyclopaedia of British West Indies Postmarks. Queen Elizabeth II Coronation - Independence
HORRY David The Encyclopaedia of British West Indies Postmarks. Queen Elizabeth II Coronation - Independence

B.W.I.S.C. (2015)
393 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
Detailed fully illustrated listing of all known postmarks with useful rarity guide. Besides the Caribbean islands this work includes Bermuda, British Guiana and British Honduras.
£25.00


GIRALDI Thomas E. Cayman Islands Postcards (and QSL Cards)
GIRALDI Thomas E. Cayman Islands Postcards (and QSL Cards)

B.W.I.S.C. (2015)
iv + 210pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
Comprehensive listing of all known picture postcards to about 2000 with many colour illustrations.
£16.00


BORROMEO Federico and FREELAND Charles Nevis. The stamps and postal history 1661-1890.
BORROMEO Federico and FREELAND Charles Nevis. The stamps and postal history 1661-1890.

B.W.I.S.C. (2014)
vii + 211 large pp. 1st ed., new in D/W.
A comprehensive philatelic handbook covering pre stamp postal history, the stamp issues, postal markings, postal stationery, revenues and forgeries profusely illustrated in colour. Highly recommended. (BWISC member discount £3)
£35.00


FORD Peter C. and FREELAND C. & BARROW E. Tobago. The Philatelic Story of a small island.
FORD Peter C. and FREELAND C. & BARROW E. Tobago. The Philatelic Story of a small island.

B.W.I.S.C. (2014)
viii + 150pp + publisher's ads. 1st ed., new in D/W.
A comprehensive handbook to the stamps and postal history up to 1913. A companion to the Trinidad handbook by Marriott.
£34.00


JAKES Ian The Trinidad Red Cross Label.
JAKES Ian The Trinidad Red Cross Label.

B.W.I.S.C. (2014)
54pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
In depth study of this local stamp which was valid for postage on only one day. Includes analysis of the different settings, postal use and also background info on other Caribbean islands Red Cross labels.
£12.00


JARVIS Steve and Atkinson David The Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately. - Air Mails. Vol. 8
JARVIS Steve and Atkinson David The Encyclopaedia of Jamaican Philately. - Air Mails. Vol. 8

B.W.I.S.C. (2013)
iv + 268pp. New in card covers.
Includes development of air transport links to the island, listing of first flight covers, World War II and air mail rates.
£18.00


MAISEL Richard British Guiana:  The Provisionals of 1882. - Study Paper No 5
MAISEL Richard British Guiana: The Provisionals of 1882. - Study Paper No 5

British West Indies Study Circle (2013)
71 large pp. 1st ed., new in card covers.
Detailed guide to this fascinating issue illustrated in colour throughout.
£14.00


ROETT M. Fitz Barbados. The Britannia Issues.
ROETT M. Fitz Barbados. The Britannia Issues.

B.W.I.S.C. (2013)
x + 219 large pp. New in card covers.
Detailed guide to these fascinating issues, profuesly illustrated in colour.
£15.00


BRITNOR L.E. Montserrat.
BRITNOR L.E. Montserrat.

BWISC (1965)
95pp, 1st ed., fine in original cloth with the original card covers bound in. Bookplate of Basil Benwell.
The only philatelic handbook on this island.
£50.00


FERNBANK Peter E. King George V Key Plates Of The Imperium Postage And Revenue Design.
FERNBANK Peter E. King George V Key Plates Of The Imperium Postage And Revenue Design.

B.W.I.S.C. (2013)
xx + 492 large pp. New in D/W. (For society members discount please add the society name in the message box on the order form)
Since its publication in 1997 this work has become the standard reference for collectors of the issues of this King George V Universal key plate style. It was awarded the prestigious Crawford Medal by the Royal Philatelic Society, London, for the most valuable and original contribution to the study and knowledge of philately published in book form during the relevant period. It was further awarded a Large Silver Gilt medal in the Literature section of the British National Stamp Exhibition in 1998. This study encompasses the issues of all of the 17 colonies that employed this design. From a comprehensive examination of the De La Rue and Crown Agents archives it has been possible to produce a listing of every printing made of this key plate style. A wealth of additional information has been added to this basic framework that adds flesh to the bare bones of printing statistics. A fascinating feature of this issue is the large range of different numbered key plates employed during its life and collectors will find here listed all value/plate number combinations that were used for each colony. Of particular interest to the specialist is an in-depth study of the flaws that developed on the various key plates and the damage sustained to the marginal areas of the plates, and this section has been considerably enhanced. In certain cases these can provide significant evidence of printing dates. A further important aspect of this work has been a review of the philatelic practises and procedures employed by De La Rue and the Crown Agents during the King George V period and this information may well be of great relevance to students of other issues within this period. This second edition updates the original work and provides much new information. In addition the vast majority of the original black and white illustrations have now been provided in colour and a considerable number of further illustrations have been included.
£49.00


OLIVER M.N. The Leeward Islands. Notes for Philatelists.
OLIVER M.N. The Leeward Islands. Notes for Philatelists.
OLIVER M.N. The Leeward Islands. Notes for Philatelists.

B.W.I.S.C. (2011)
xviii + 324pp. Revised 2nd ed., new in fine D/W.
Detailed listings of the Federal issues with notes on the plate flaws plus extensive details of postmarks and postal history.
£40.00


FERNBANK Peter The Locally Overprinted Special Delivery stamps of Bahamas, 1916-17. - Study Paper No 4
FERNBANK Peter The Locally Overprinted Special Delivery stamps of Bahamas, 1916-17. - Study Paper No 4

B.W.I.S.C. (2011)
viii + 74pp. Card covers.
Well illustrated guide to the flaws and varieties.
£19.00


BROOKES Brian St Kitts Postal History. - Classic Collections.
BROOKES Brian St Kitts Postal History. - Classic Collections.

B.W.I.S.C. (2011)
34pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
Highlights of the author's collection profusely illustrated in colour together with background notes on the island's philately.
£12.00


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