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JURGENS A.A. The handstruck letter stamps of the Cape of Good Hope from 1792 to 1853 - and the postmarks from 1853 to 1910.
JURGENS A.A. The handstruck letter stamps of the Cape of Good Hope from 1792 to 1853 - and the postmarks from 1853 to 1910.

Cape Times Ltd., South Africa (1944)
xiv + 140 large pp + 18 plates (two in colour). 1st ed., fine in original rather worn red cloth, one corner slightly bumped.
A scarce work.
£120.00


DARKE B.C. The Postal Stationery of the Commonwealth of Australia
DARKE B.C. The Postal Stationery of the Commonwealth of Australia

Lyons, A.C.T. : B.C. Darke, (1976)
5 parts, complete. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£30.00


SCOTT Aubrey H. The Cancellations and Postal Markings of Basutoland/Lesotho Post Offices and their Historical Background
SCOTT Aubrey H. The Cancellations and Postal Markings of Basutoland/Lesotho Post Offices and their Historical Background

Collectors Mail Auctions Ltd (1980)
294 large pp + folding map. 1st ed., fine in original cloth.
£35.00


LOWE Robson Encyclopaedia of British Empire postage stamps, vol 11, the empire in Africa.
LOWE Robson Encyclopaedia of British Empire postage stamps, vol 11, the empire in Africa.

Robson Lowe Ltd (1949)
xvi + 441pp. 1st ed., clean in worn and slightly shaken original cloth. Contents tight with no loose pages. Ex National Library of Canada with marks on end papers and spine.
Fine as a working copy.
£25.00


FRESCURA Franco The Postal Cancellers of the Cape of Good Hope 1853-1910
FRESCURA Franco The Postal Cancellers of the Cape of Good Hope 1853-1910

Philatelic Federation of Southern Africa (2018)
xxiv + 214 large pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£30.00


BIRKHEAD Harry and GROENEWALD Joh Anglo-Boer War Stamp Souvenirs: Kuruman Besieged - Vryburg VR Special Post - Zeerust Revenues
BIRKHEAD Harry and GROENEWALD Joh Anglo-Boer War Stamp Souvenirs: Kuruman Besieged - Vryburg VR Special Post - Zeerust Revenues

Philatelic Federation of South Africa (2014)
56pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£14.00


VAN DER LINDEN James Marques de Passage, Katalog der Postvertragsstempel 1661-1875.
VAN DER LINDEN James Marques de Passage, Katalog der Postvertragsstempel 1661-1875.

Soluphil (1993)
336pp. 1st ed., fine in original blue cloth.
Text in French and German. Detailed illustrated listing of postal markings arranged alphabetically with rarity guide. Very useful.
£125.00


PUTZEL Ralph F. Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies.
PUTZEL Ralph F. Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies.PUTZEL Ralph F. Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies.PUTZEL Ralph F. Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies.
PUTZEL Ralph F. Encyclopaedia of South African Post Offices and Postal Agencies.

Hale & Putzel, Cape Town (1986-1990)
4 vols. 457 (1) pp + 406 pp + 398 pp + 292 pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W's.
£200.00


FRESCURA Franco The Cape Post Office during the South African Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902
FRESCURA Franco The Cape Post Office during the South African Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902

Postmark & Postalk History Society of Southern Africa (2003)
48pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£15.00


FRESCURA Franco The Barred Oval Numeral Canceller of the Cape of Good Hope of 1864
FRESCURA Franco The Barred Oval Numeral Canceller of the Cape of Good Hope of 1864

Postmark & Postalk History Society of Southern Africa (1982)
48pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£15.00


ALLEN R.D. Union & Republic of South Africa, its Postage Due Markings
ALLEN R.D. Union & Republic of South Africa, its Postage Due Markings

Privately published (n.d.)
61pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers.
£18.00


U.P.U. Appendix No 2. South African Postal Union Convention
U.P.U. Appendix No 2. South African Postal Union Convention

Unknown publisher (1897)
pp 130 - 214. Bound in plain card covers.
Useful info. on postal rates and treatment of mail.
£12.00


LOWE Robson Encyclopaedia of British Empire postage stamps, vol 11, the empire in Africa.
LOWE Robson Encyclopaedia of British Empire postage stamps, vol 11, the empire in Africa.

Robson Lowe Ltd (1949)
xvi + 441pp. 1st ed., clean in worn and damaged original cloth. Contents tight with no loose pages. Small Bristol P.S. h/s on inside cover.
Fine as a working copy.
£25.00


FRESCURA Franco The Post Offices of the Cape of Good Hope 1792 - 1910
FRESCURA Franco The Post Offices of the Cape of Good Hope 1792 - 1910

Archetype Press (2002)
2 vols. 825 large pp. 1st ltd. subscriber's ed., no. 50, signed by the author. Very fine in original blue cloth.
Out of print and scarce.
£300.00


HACKMEY Joseph Cape of Good Hope, The Joseph Hackmey Collection. EDITION D
HACKMEY Joseph Cape of Good Hope, The Joseph Hackmey Collection. EDITION D'OR XXII

Heinrich Köhler/ Corinphila (Hrsg.) (2010)
162 large pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
£50.00


WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 5 - Cumberland, Durham, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Somerset, Wales, Westmoreland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire.
WILLCOCKS R.M. and JAY B. The British County Catalogue. - Vol. 5 - Cumberland, Durham, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Somerset, Wales, Westmoreland, Wiltshire, Worcestershire.

R.M. Wilcocks (1990)
vi + 130pp. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
Catalogue of county pre stamp postal markings.
£22.00


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. clean in original blue cloth but text block breaking away from binding. No loose pages.
Important handbook, well illustrated with maps.
£10.00


MUIR Douglas N. Postal Reform and the Penny Black: A New Appreciation.
MUIR Douglas N. Postal Reform and the Penny Black: A New Appreciation.

National Postal Museum London (1990)
242pp. 1st ed., fine in card covers.
£6.00


ALONI Zvi and HACKMEY Joseph The Postal History of The Ottoman Post in The Holy Land
ALONI Zvi and HACKMEY Joseph The Postal History of The Ottoman Post in The Holy Land

R.P.S.L. (2021)
431 large pp. 1st ed., new in D/W.
£50.00


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