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ACCUMULATIONS : LITERATURE & REFERENCE BOOKS
Lot
Description
Status
42
2009 SG Stamps of the World. 5 Vol set in colour inc M/Sheets. Still a very useful reference set. VGC. Current retail of 2018 edition, around $700.
 SOLD at A$100
43
2017 SG British Commonwealth catalogue 1840-1970 inc perfs, specimens & varieties, sl usage wear. VGC. Retail $220.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
44
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$200
45
Australian First Day Covers by Moore, Paver & Woolley. 210pgs with 17 sections for the major philatelic producers plus section on the more obscure FDC, illustrated throughout inc stunning hand-drawn Pics on the envelopes. Also Arthur Gray KGV 2015 Melbourne auction catalogue, & NSW 'History of the PO' 1983 reprint of the 1890 edition in slipcase. 3 books, near new.
 SOLD at A$80
46
Australia - NSW: The Numeral Cancels of, by H Freeman, 2017 2nd edition with 375 pgs in colour. Updated throughout, new discoveries inc 191 (3 types), & other formerly NNR numerals, plus 437 type 4B sm digits (formerly NNS) & some new ties inc 2094 Weston. New.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
48
Australia 'The Chapman Collection of Australian Commonwealth Stamps' pub RPSV 1999. 500 pgs plus 12 colour plates. A record of one of the finest Australian collections ever formed. Also ACSC Booklets current (2003) edition. Both near new. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
49
Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue - Kangaroos: (2017) 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.
 SOLD at A$100
50
- KGV Current 2018 Edition with 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 listed. New.
 SOLD at A$130
51
- KGVI 1937-52 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. Also same period Postage Dues inc price on cover. Essential reference.
 SOLD at A$90
52
- 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.
 SOLD at A$90
53
- 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
54
- Postal Stationery 1911-65, new 2018 edition in colour, A4 size bound, covering all forms of stationery from postal cards to registered envs inc PTPO & Official Dies, fully illustrated inc all postcard & lettercard views plus Specimens & Australian Territories. 465 pgs. New. Retail $230.
 AVAILABLE at A$170
55
Australia - Northern Territory: The Postal History of by Williams. 337pgs, comprehensive & illustrated throughout. Sl faded DJ, o/w near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
56
Australia - Victoria: The Butterfly & Barred Oval Cancellations 1850-55 by Purves, 37pgs, pub 1965 RPSV. Still the definitive work, inc accurate rarity ratings. Indispensable reference & ideal companion to Freeman's Numeral book. Excellent condition.
 SOLD at A$70
57
Australia - NSW: The Numeral Cancels of, by H Freeman, 2017 2nd edition with 375 pgs in colour. Updated throughout with errors omitted, new discoveries inc 191 (3 diff types), & other formerly NNR numerals, plus 437 type 4B sm digits (formerly NNS) & some new ties inc 2094 for Weston. New.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
58
Australia - New South Wales: 'The Postal History 1788-1901' by White FRPSL, pub 1988, H/C, 481pgs. Invaluable reference with much previously unavailable info, plus illustrations of 100s of pmks, covers etc. Near new, signed by John White (Editor), Norm Hopson, R Tobin (all deceased) plus B Hancock, GP Molnar & Tony Orchard.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
59
Australia - South Australia: 'The Departmental Stamps' by AR Butler. The definitive work inc rarity ratings by individual stamp & overview by Department. Illustrated throughout, 176 pgs plus 4 colour plates. Minor wear, excellent condition. Hard to find.
 SOLD at A$210
60
Australia - Western Australia: The Fiscal Stamps by John Dzelme, 146pgs pub 1987 listing IR opts to £10, Internal Revenue Stamps to £100, Stamp Duties to £100 London printings & to £10 Local Lithographs, Supreme Court Fees, Hospital Fund, Embossed Duty & others. Excellent condition with dust jacket.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
61
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$150
62
Austria Revenues by Barefoot, current (2002) edition. 140 pgs -lists 1000s of stamps with prices. Invaluable reference. A4 size. New.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
63
British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia Vol 1 Great Britain & the Empire in Europe, 2nd edition. Billigs reprint in 2 parts. VGC.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
64
British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 2 'Empire in Africa' inc pmks, postal history (Boer War etc), stationery, Specimens, forgeries etc. Much invaluable information not available elsewhere. Very minor internal foxing, cost $220 in 2002.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
65
British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 3, 'Empire in Asia', 1st edition, 1951 inc Ceylon, Hong Kong, India & States, Straits Settlements, Malay States, British POs abroad inc Treaty Ports, postal history, postal stationery, Telegraphs, Specimens pmks etc. Much invaluable information not easily available elsewhere. Excellent condition. Always in demand.
 SOLD at A$150
66
British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 4 'Empire in Australasia'. Billigs reprint inc scarce 1976 supplement. 3-part set, very minor foxing. VG condition.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
67
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$120
68
Canadian Military Posts: 2 Vol set by Bailey & Toop, editor E B Proud. Vol 1 Colonial Period to 1919. Vol 2 between the Wars & WWI - 1920 to 1946. Pub 1984 & 1985, 636 pgs in total, illustrated throughout inc pmks, cachets, covers & maps. Minor fading to outer covers (No DJ) o/w near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
69
China: 2015 SG Specialised Catalogue, inc Imperial, Republic, Provisional, Foreign POs, Taiwan, Local opts etc. 497 pgs. Just superceded. Used, new edition retail $118.
 SOLD at A$50
70
China: Tsingtao Post under Japanese Occup 1914-20 inc POW mail, PPC, postcards, covers, censored inc 100s of h/s & cachets illustrated etc. Pub 1998 German text, 310pgs. New. Invaluable reference.
 SOLD at A$110
71
Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta SG catalogue listing all issues inc wmks, perfs & varieties. 164 pgs. As new just superseced 2011 edition. New edition retail $53.
 SOLD at A$35
72
German SW Africa/SWA/Namibia: Comprehensive Pmk handbook by Putzel, 600 pgs, well illustrated. DJ flts o/w near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
73
Great Britain: Post Numbers Used at POs in England, Wales & used abroad 1844-1969. Parmeter & Smith, large format loose leaf with approx 300pgs. Pub 2003, as new. Also Irish Spoon Cancels by R Arundel, 60 photocopied pages. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
74
India: 2013 SG Catalogue inc Convention & Feudatory States. As new. 316 pgs. New edition retail $70.
 SOLD at A$30
75
Japan: Classic Forgeries by Wilhelmsen, 360pgs, illustrated through- out, in Norwegian, pub 1981. Very comprehensive. Near new.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
76
New Zealand: History of NZ Military Postal Services 1845-1991 by Startup & Proud. 377 pgs pub 1992. Illustrated throughout inc pmks & cachets. Near new inc DJ. Retail US$110 plus postage from Italy.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
77
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$80
78
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
79
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
80
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
81
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
82
New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 7, pub by RPSNZ 1988, 361pgs. Postal History 1820-74 inc Vol 3 revisited, early pmks, cds, numeral cancels, instructional h/s, NZ POs 1840-74 & Marine POs. Light foxing to upper page edges, o/w near new original DJ.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
83
Philippines: Postal History of the Spanish Philippines 1565-1898. By Peterson & Lewis. 237 pgs. Privately published Washington 2000. Minor outer dj wear o/w as new.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
84
Scandinavia: 2013 SG Catalogue with Aland Is, Denmark, Faroe Is, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden. 440 pgs. Used. Just superseded, now in 2 vols that retail new $130.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
85
South Africa: 2017-18 Colour Catalogue inc all pre-unification issues, Homelands, Rhodesias, SWA/Namibia, Swaziland etc, 400+ pages. Just superceded, as new.
 SOLD at A$50
86
UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, new 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$130
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