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FUNCHAL POSTAL STATIONERY HIGGINS GAGE CATALOG
Country: MADEIRA
Condition: FUNCHAL POSTAL STATIONERY HIGGINS GAGE CATALOG
Description: FUNCHAL * 2 pages ************************************ We are offering the pages of SINGLE COUNTRIES from a used set in good condition. They have punch holes at left to fit appropriate 3-ring binders - no binder is included in this lot. Some countries have updates pasted at the proper point of the listings; in rare cases a few listings are "ticked" with v (this is mentioned for accuracy but it does not detract from usefulness) THE PAGES are ORIGINAL PAGES from the editions of the 1970s (do not expect listings to go beyond the early 1970s) -- these pages ARE NOT PHOTOCOPIES Higgins & Gage, World Postal Stationery Catalogue, the definitive work on postal stationery issues of the world. HIGGINS & GAGE is to postal stationery what Scott, Michel, Yvert Tellier and Stanley Gibbons are to stamps. You will find listings for all Postal Cards, Letter Cards, Envelopes, Letter Sheets, Wrappers, Aerogrammes, Telephone Forms, Registry, Special Delivery, Pneumatic Post, Parcel Post, COD, Post Office Forms, Insurance, Receipts, Franked Envelopes and much more information. In English, priced in US $. VERY USEFUL WIKIPEDIA describes the Higgins and Gage opus as "the only encyclopaedic catalogue of POSTAL STATIONERY covering the whole world. Despite most volumes not having been updated for over twenty years, the catalogue and the H & G numbering system are still widely used by philatelists and stamp dealers as although the values given in the catalogue are out of date, there is no other comprehensive listing of world postal stationery."
Price: $2.00
Item Id #006226    See Details...
FORGERIES VENEZUELA EARLY ISSUES by Earee REPRINT
Country: VENEZUELA
Condition: FORGERIES VENEZUELA EARLY ISSUES by Earee REPRINT
Description: ROBERT BRISCO EAREE ~~~~ VENEZUELA FORGERIES 1850s-1860s ~~~ IN ENGLISH, 40 pages, with illustrations of the 1906 Edition + Added a few Illustrations of genuine and forged stamps as a bonus **** Also included as an added feature is a chapter by Dr. Giorgio Migliavacca, titled ROBERT BRISCO EAREE: THE PIONEER ENCYCLOPAEDIST OF STAMP FORGERIES *** A good and comprehensive, but by no means complete, description of a good number of the existing forgeries of Venezuelan stamps of the 1850s-1860s. The differences between the genuine stamps and the forgeries are described in great detail [the focus of the Author is to give ample descriptions, since at the time stamp photography was in its infancy]. *** BEING THE EARLIEST DETAILED RESEARCH ON THE SUBJECT MATTER THE VALUE OF THIS BOOKLET IS ESSENTIALLY ITS GREAT BIBLIOGRAPHIC RELEVANCE *** 2011 Reprint of the 1906 3rd and last compilation from Earee's 3rd Edition of "ALBUM WEEDS - or How To Detect Forged Stamps" *** Earee illustrates and gives details for every forged stamp and postmark then known or recorded ANYWHERE in the world. The book gives simple ways to pick the genuine from the forgeries. An essential work for collectors of classic issues. *** THIS REPRINT MAKES AVAILABLE -- FOR THE FIRST TIME --RESEARCH FROM EAREE'S WORK IN CONVENIENT REPRINTS OF SINGLE COUNTRIES (before you had to buy a book that now retails for $200 with countries A to Z; or at best a modern reprint in 6 volumes that would cost you $150 to $200 -- both long out of print!!!) ~~~ EXPECT: Research that was compiled at the end of the 1800s ** EXPECT: Good production with printing quality based on an original that was produced 106 years ago ~~~ DO NOT EXPECT 2011 photography, or state-of-the-art typographical and lay-out quality in a reprint of a 1906 book *** BEING THE EARLIEST DETAILED RESEARCH ON THE SUBJECT MATTER THE VALUE OF THIS BOOKLET IS ESSENTIALLY ITS GREAT BIBLIOGRAPHIC RELEVANCE ~~~ LIMITED EDITION *** NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR *** WE SHIP WORLDWIDE
Price: $24.00     Sale Price! $22.00
Item Id #003923    See Details...
HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA POST OFFICES by Salley hardbound
Country: USA
Condition: HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA POST OFFICES by Salley hardbound
Description: FIRST EDITION, 1977 COPY #401 of 500 signed by Salley in English 302 pages + Addenda, large size, HARDBOUND a few handwritten corrections, very inconspicuous and useful as they set the record straight, mentioned for the sake of accuracy; this being a working copy it is in VERY FINE CONDITION with very minor signs of shelf life RARE & IMPORTANT BOOK
Price: $89.00
Item Id #004179    See Details...
AIRPOSTS OF GREECE 1912 1991 AIR MAIL BY GODDARD rare fine used copy
Country: GREECE
Condition: AIRPOSTS OF GREECE 1912 1991 AIR MAIL BY GODDARD rare fine used copy
Description: USED, INSIGNIFICANT SIGNS OF SHELF LIFE & USE * NOT FOR THE PERFECTIONIST * A VERY FINE COPY FOR THE SCHOLAR (IF YOU ARE NOT A PERFECTIONIST YOU WOULD SAYS ALMOST NEW) 1992 EDITION, IN ENGLISH & GREEK, 200 PAGES, MANY ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDES AIR LETTER SHEETS * POSTMARKS * ROUTES * FIRST & SPECIAL FLIGHTS ITALIAN & GERMAN OCCUPATIONS OF DODECANESE ITALIAN AIRMAIL POSTMARKS BRITISH ADMINISTRATION ITALIAN AND GERMAN OCCUPATION IONIAN ISLANDS GREEK & FRENCH MILITARY POSTMARKS ITALY & USA AIRMAIL IN GREECE GERMAN FORCES IN GREECE GERMANY MILITARY AIRMAIL IN GREECE & INSELPOST THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication. WE SHIP WORLDWIDE
Price: $59.00
Item Id #006227    See Details...
COMPENDIUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE POSTS IN ITALY * IN ENGLISH 256 pages 200 illustrations COLOR THROUGHOUT, HARDBOUND
Country: ITALY
Condition: COMPENDIUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE POSTS IN ITALY * IN ENGLISH 256 pages 200 illustrations COLOR THROUGHOUT, HARDBOUND
Description: COMPENDIUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE POSTS IN ITALY from Antiquity to the Third Millennium * IN ENGLISH 256 (A4 size) pages, 200 illustrations COLOR THROUGHOUT HARDBOUND, 127 CHAPTERS, BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH 146 ENTRIES --HEAVY BOOK PRINTED ON FIRST CLASS STOCK 14-page INDEX >>>>>>>>>> 2,300 years of Italian postal history are examined in this volume in a compendium format aimed at those who have an interest in this often underestimated facet of history. It provides the basic information in a concise way, giving a bird’s eye view which will appeal to the scholar, researcher, academician, and collector. From Savoy to Sicily and Malta, the postal history of the Italian States and Kingdoms is narrated in a chronological way, showing the progress made by postal communications from antiquity to the inception of the third millennium. This book is the first of its kind published in English; it benefits from the latest and best research carried out on Italian and European archival sources and from the best printed sources, as well as fifty years of untiring interest and research on the part of the author. The book opens with a preface by one of the top three Italian postal history scholars and includes a timeline of history, postal history and economy showing the progress made by these three interdependent and crucial factors. Very detailed indexes and a comprehensive bibliography conclude this useful volume. . Both the newcomer and the specialized researcher will benefit from the vistas offered by this compendium.. >>>>>>>>> OUT OF PRINT: ONLY VERY FEW COPIES ARE AVAILABLE *** SEE SCANS OF REVIEWS
Price: $79.00
Item Id #014675    See Details...
ITALY: UMBRIA SABINA ROMAN STATES Postmarks to 1890s
Condition: ITALY: UMBRIA SABINA ROMAN STATES Postmarks to 1890s
Description: THE UMBRIA & SABINA REGION POSTMARKS FROM PRE-ADHESIVES FROM THE 1500s TO 1890s I BOLLI DELL'UMBRIA E DELLA SABINA By Mario Gallenga (1973) This is the elusive PART 6 of the Gallenga series on Papal States postmarks, which is missing in most sets of this series. In Italian, 168 pp, illustrated throughout, with evaluations. It includes introductions on the early posts, use of regular and accessory postmarks, as well as much useful information and research - DISINFECTED MAIL AND HEALTH AUTHORITIES MARKS AND STAMPERS ARE ALSO INCLUDED AND given a market value - THIS BOOK AFTER 35 YEARS REMAINS THE STANDARD REFERENCE FOR THE POSTMARKS OF THE UMBRIA, SABINA, PERUGIA, FOLIGNO, ORVIETO, RIETI, TERNI REGION POSTMARKS A most useful book with lots of information; easy to use even for those who know little or no Italian. Long out of print --- CHECK OUT MY WEBSITE FOR OTHER VOLUMES IN THIS SERIES --- RARE
Price: $61.00
Item Id #003412    See Details...
FRANCE 1849-1920 FORGERIES - De Haene - rare booklet
Country: FRANCE
Condition: FRANCE 1849-1920 FORGERIES - De Haene - rare booklet
Description: FRANCE 1849-1920 FORGERIES Étude sur les Faux Timbres de France --- Seminal work by A. De Haene , in French, plenty of good useful information throughout. Easy reading even for those with rather limited knowledge of French. It includes forgeries, reprints, alterations, forged postmarks, forged overprints, phantom issues: FRANCE 1849-50, 1852, 1853-60 issues. Issues of 1862-71; Bordeaux 1870; 1871-1880 issues; plus a number of forgeries of the 1900-1920 years; Forged newspaper stamps 1869; Postage Due 1859-1884; Telegraph 1868; Reprints 1849-1884 issues; GERMAN OCCUPATION ALSACE LORRAINE 1870-71; FRENCH COLONIES GENERAL ISSUES: 1859-1881 and Postage Due 1884; Reprint of the rare 1926 edition, fine quality, printed on high quality, white paper. 28 pages with black & white illustrations. A FEW ILLUSTRATIONS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE ORIGINAL EDITION including some FOURNIER and SPERATI FORGERIES. LIMITED EDITION. THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication.
Price: $33.00
Item Id #003924    See Details...
USA Posted Letter in Colonial and Revolutionary America
Condition: USA Posted Letter in Colonial and Revolutionary America
Description: IN ENGLISH Posted Letter in Colonial and Revolutionary America by ter Braake The ESSENTIAL book for Colonial American Specialists, covers both the postal operations, known markings and covers. 1975, 653 pages, rate chart in pocket, cloth, GOOD USED COPY: TEXT PAGES IN GOOD CONDITION * USED COPY WITH MINOR SIGNS OF SHELF LIFE
Price: $74.00
Item Id #004180    See Details...
CRETE AEGEAN ISLANDS DODECANESE (GREECE) New Book
Condition: CRETE AEGEAN ISLANDS DODECANESE (GREECE) New Book
Description: In Italian, large format A4, heavy, limited edition, Illustrated throughout including color, plus excellent maps -- 360 pages -- THE FORGOTTEN WAR CRETE & THE AEGEAN ISLANDS FROM SEPTEMBER 1943 TO MAY 1945 by GIANFRANCO MATTIELLO - this postal historian is famous for his scholarship, all of his books sell out and become standard reference. The wealth of information is AMAZING - only one copy available!!! EXCELLENT BOOK recommended
Price: $99.00
Item Id #006228    See Details...
TUNISIA ALGERIA MOROCCO ITALY POW WORLD WAR 2
Country: FRANCE
Condition: TUNISIA ALGERIA MOROCCO ITALY POW WORLD WAR 2
Description: ITALIAN POWS IN NORTH AFRICA 1942-1946 by Giorgio Migliavacca *** 32 pages, illustrated throughout, large size 8" x 11" *** in Italian and French with list of camps, classification of postal stationery, Vatican messages, and a noteworthy appendix with important documentation not published elsewhere ***** LIMITED EDITION *** NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Price: $34.00     Sale Price! $30.00
Item Id #001877    See Details...
USA Confederate Postal History By Francis Crown
Country: USA
Condition: USA Confederate Postal History By Francis Crown
Description: SCARCE HARDBOUND 1976 REPRINT - USED FINE ** Confederate Postal History, An Anthology from The Stamp Specialist edited by Francis J. Crown, Jr., 1976, 313 pages - no dust jacket NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Price: $68.00
Item Id #006229    See Details...
FORGERIES & REPRINTS ROMANIA 1858-1922 - by De Haene
Country: ROMANIA
Condition: FORGERIES & REPRINTS ROMANIA 1858-1922 - by De Haene
Description: ROMANIA FORGERIES & REPRINTS 1858-1922 ETUDE SUR LES FAUX TIMBRES DE ROUMANIE seminal work by A. De Haene , in French, plenty of good useful information throughout. Easy reading even for those with rather limited knowledge of French. It includes forgeries of stamps issued between 1858 and 1922: Moldavia, Romania, plus postage dues, part forgeries, forged overprints, German Occupation, forged postmarks, air mail issues, REPRINTS 1858 to 1879, Romanian Occupation of Hungary, DEBRECZEN and SZEGEDIN, ROMANIA’S LEVANT ISSUES, AUSTRIAN OCCUPATION OF ROMANIA 1917. Reprint of the rare 1926 edition, fine quality. Printed on on lignin free and acid free special paper. 16 pages with black & white and color illustrations. THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication. -
Price: $22.00
Item Id #003926    See Details...
CAYMAN ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY Giraldi McCann rare
Country: CAYMAN ISLANDS
Condition: CAYMAN ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY Giraldi McCann rare
Description: 182 A4 pages, in English, illustrated throughout, 1989 research range 1670s to 1900s Every aspect covered including Censor Marks * Cancellations * Stamps * Overprints * Air Mail * Miscellaneous Accessory postmarks * Ships * Special Delivery rare book all aspects examined Used * fine condition * very minor wear THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication.
Price: $119.00
Item Id #004182    See Details...
GOLD IN CALIFORNIA BY WELLMAN not philatelic not numismatic
Country: USA
Condition: GOLD IN CALIFORNIA BY WELLMAN not philatelic not numismatic
Description: IN ENGLISH HARD BOUND 184 pages * various Illustrations THIRD PRINTING very informative about the Gold Rush in California Used but in Very Fine condition considering its age, lightly discolored spine (mentioned for accuracy)
Price: $39.00
Item Id #006230    See Details...
ITALY SWITZERLAND POSTAL HISTORY rates & conventions
Condition: ITALY SWITZERLAND POSTAL HISTORY rates & conventions
Description: This is a magnificent 200 page, lavish color illustrations book that is indispensible to serious postal historians by Professor Vito Salierno -- In Italian but quite simple to translate with Babel and similar internet translation sites The Postal relations during the 1800s between Italy and Switzerland: postal agreements & conventions; postal rates; and richly annotated inventory of all known covers during the philatelic era with emphasis on the pre UPU era 1850 1875 The Situation in the first half of the 1800s: liaisons with Sardinia, Lombardy-Venetia, Tuscany, Papal States; Modena & Parma; and the Two Sicilies FROM 1850 TO THE UNITED ITALY: liaisons with Sardinia, Lombardy-Venetia, Tuscany, Papal States; Modena & Parma; and the Two Sicilies THE KINGDOM OF ITALY up to the 1870s THE MAIL VIA SWITZERLAND DURING THE 1859 & 1866 INDEPENDENCE WARS SWISS POSTAL AGENCIES IN ITALY HUGE INVENTORY OF KNOWN LETTERS FANTASTIC BIBLIOGRAPHY compiled by the most distinguished Italian bibliographer of Italian Postal History
Price: $63.00
Item Id #003415    See Details...
 ITALY * VENICE MAIL & WRITING PLACES by Rigo 364 page
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: ITALY * VENICE MAIL & WRITING PLACES by Rigo 364 page
Description: FRANCO RIGO VENICE: THE PLACES WHERE MAIL WAS WRITTEN AND HANDLED FROM 1100s TO 1700s NOTARIES MAIL THE DUCAL CHANCELLERY AND ITS MAIL THE MILANESE LINK MAIL FROM VENICE TO ROME THE POST OFFICES OF VENICE BEFORE THE 1700s Magnificent book - a must have 364 pages illustrated in color throughout * HARDBOUND LIMITED EDITION - IN ITALIAN & ENGLISH USED with negligible postal transit scuffs, mentioned for accuracy, otherwise very FINE
Price: $115.00
Item Id #004183    See Details...
ITALY MYCOLOGY MUSHROOMS SCIENCE HISTORY BY LAZZARI HARDBOUND RARE 1st Edition
Condition: MUSHROOMS SCIENCE HISTORY ITALIAN MYCOLOGY RARE 1st Edition
Description: ELUSIVE ITEM FOR THE SPECIALIST Arti Grafiche Saturnia, Trento, 1973. in 8° leg. edit. con sovraccoperta figurata pp. 354 con 67 illustrazioni in bianco e nero. e quadricromia IN ITALIAN, ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT, including color plates, 354 pages, hardbound, 1973, MOST INFORMATIVE Used copy with some moderate signs of shelf life and aging but overall useful and a RARE work
Price: $65.00
Item Id #008279    See Details...
AUSTRIA LOMBARDY VENETIA POSTS & TELEGRAPHS Melillo
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: AUSTRIA LOMBARDY VENETIA POSTS & TELEGRAPHS Melillo
Description: ENRICO MELILLO POSTE E TELEGRAFI NEL REGNO LOMBARDO VENETO 1800-1860 1970s Reprint due to some problematic originals 2 or 3 pages of the reprint are not the best but quite readable (no returns for this reason) IN ITALIAN 20 pages with some illustrations USED WITH MINOR AGEING
Price: $24.00
Item Id #004184    See Details...
IONIAN ISLANDS Greece Italy by Bernardelli 1790-1920s
Condition: IONIAN ISLANDS Greece Italy by Bernardelli 1790-1920s
Description: IONIAN ISLANDS—LE ISOLE JONIE by Bernardelli, in Italian, 12 pages with many illustrations, modern reprint of the 1943 article serialised in Rivista Filatelica d’Italia— still very useful, giving information about postmarks from late 1700s to the 1920s- Seminal work very useful, and required reading for the specialist THIS IS A MUST HAVE COMPENDIUM WE SHIP WORLDWIDE
Price: $9.50
Item Id #003417    See Details...
SARDINIA ITALY REGNO SARDEGNA POSTS & TELEGRAPHS Melillo
Country: SARDINIA
Condition: SARDINIA ITALY REGNO SARDEGNA POSTS & TELEGRAPHS Melillo
Description: ENRICO MELILLO POSTE E TELEGRAFI NEL REGNO DI SARDEGNA 1800-1860 1970s Reprint - due to some problematic originals 2 or 3 pages of the reprint are not the best but quite readable (no returns for this reason) IN ITALIAN 32 pages with some illustrations USED WITH MINOR AGEING
Price: $23.00
Item Id #004185    See Details...
PANAMA POSTAGE STAMPS BY HEYDON SPIRAL BOUND REPRINT
Country: PANAMA
Condition: PANAMA POSTAGE STAMPS BY HEYDON SPIRAL BOUND REPRINT
Description: ELUSIVE ITEM FOR THE SPECIALIST IN ENGLISH, ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT Lots of information here Used copy with some signs of shelf life but overall fine to very fine
Price: $42.00
Item Id #004186    See Details...
ST VINCENT by NAPIER & BACON 1998 HARDBOUND REPRINT of 1895 edition rare
Country: ST VINCENT
Condition: ST VINCENT by NAPIER & BACON 1998 HARDBOUND REPRINT of 1895 edition rare
Description: DELUXE HARDBOUND EDITION IN ENGLISH, 107 pages, including PLATES 1998 REPRINT OF THE 1895 edition FINE USED (TRACES OF AGING MENTIONED FOR ACCURACY, NOT DETRACTING), LOOKS LIKE NEW NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Price: $70.00
Item Id #004187    See Details...
USA BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS USA FORCES WORLD WAR II
Condition: USA BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS USA FORCES WORLD WAR II
Description: IN ENGLISH signed by the Author 96 pages hardbound illustrated throughout a useful work rarely seen
Price: $46.00
Item Id #004188    See Details...
GREECE MARITIME STEAMSHIP CANCELLATION BY SAMARAS
Country: GREECE
Condition: GREECE MARITIME STEAMSHIP CANCELLATION BY SAMARAS
Description: In Greek and also in ENGLISH, 31 pages, illustrated throughout, Reprint - like new, rarely offered
Price: $21.00
Item Id #003421    See Details...
FALKLAND ISLAND & DEPENDENCIES BY B S GRANT 1998 HARDBOUND REPRINT
Country: FALKLAND ISLANDS
Condition: FALKLAND ISLAND & DEPENDENCIES BY B S GRANT 1998 HARDBOUND REPRINT
Description: DELUXE HARDBOUND EDITION IN ENGLISH, 140 pages, illustrated throughout 1998 REPRINT OF THE 1952 edition SEE SCAN FOR CONTENTS VERY FINE USED (HARDLY PERCEPTIBLE AGING), LOOKS LIKE NEW NOT TO BE MISSED!!! ESSENTIAL REFERENCE FOR THE SERIOUS COLLECTOR
Price: $64.00
Item Id #004189    See Details...