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Displaying 1 - 20 of 57 Lots in Category - Literature
C of A - Decimal Issues
1982-2010 Issues complete in sixteen boxed hingeless Ka-Be albums with a mindboggling array of extras including booklets/panes, "prestige" booklets (not what we would call them!), sheetlets including Women in Parliament reversed colours & Florey $2.50 sheetlet with HF prefix, se-tenants, overprinted booklets & miniature sheets, Framas and all sorts of mindless Australia Post frippery, unmounted. Obscene initial cost. Enough postage for several average lifetimes! [The albums retail at $100+ each] (Qty Qty)
VICTORIA - Postmarks
Melbourne: Assortment with covers, PPCs, stamps on piece with Melbourne cds including pictorial types; plus "The Cancellations of Melbourne 1861-1912" by Davies & Linfield (out-of-print). (Qty 100s + Book)
Auction catalogues with better items including Prestige "The Hyphasis Collection of Bahawalpur" (8/10/2005) & "The Bernie Manning Collection of Queensland Sidefaces & Large Chalons" (13/6/2009); Australia Post "Philatelic Archival Sale Number One" (stained); Robson Lowe (London) "The Great Collection of British Guiana" (26/3/1970), "British Empire" (29-30/3/1970 & 13-14/4/1970) including the "Eric Creed G.R.I." (faults), "The Harry Napier Collection of South Australian Departmentals" Part I (12/9/1978) & Part III (26/9/1979), plus various journals. (Qty 70)
Large carton including "Beating the Odds: The Story of Tattersall's 1902-1930" by D McNamee, "The Pictorial Stamps of Tasmania 1899-1912" by KE Lancaster, "Between the Lines: A Short History of the development of the Post Office in Western Australia" by W Smits, "Kangaroos and The Early Federal Period, 1901-12" (2004, current ringbinder edition), plus titles covering general collecting, cinderellas, postal history, perfins and more! (Qty 50+)
"A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War Volume I: Singapore and Malaya 1942-1945 The Changi Connection" by D Tett (2002), 387pp hardbound with d/j. [Retail $80]
"A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War Volume 3: Burma Thailand & Indo-China 1942-1946" by D Tett (2002), 400pp hardbound with d/j. Retail $80.
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"A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War Volume 4: Hong Kong and China 1941-1945" by D Tett (2007), 460pp hardbound with d/j. Prestige retail $120.
"A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War Volume 5: The Philippines and Taiwan 1942-1945" by D Tett (2009), 400pp hardbound with d/j. Retail $110.
"Billig's Philatelic Handbook: The Empire in Asia" published by Robson Lowe, Parts I-III (Volumes 38-40), plus another Billig's volume, references to China, Indian States and Middle East, hardbound. (Qty 4)
"British Europe & Asia" Robson Lowe auction catalogue (30/5/1969) including the Colonel Latham Hong Kong & part of the Colonel Webb Hong Kong, also Malaya etc.
"British Maritime Postal History Volume 2: The P&O Lines to the Far East" by R Kirk (1980s), 220pp hardbound.
"British Post Offices in the Far East" by EB Proud (1991), published by Proud Bailey, 551pp, hardbound with d/j.
"Rare Stamps & Postal History" David Feldman (Singapore) auction catalogue (7/9/1995) including Dr Pichai Buranasombati's "Thailand 1868-1992", strong China & other Asian rarities including Taiwan 1961 unissued $2 National Congress, postal history including French Ballon Monte covers to Japan or Mauritius.
"The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps Vol. III The Empire in Asia" published by Robson Lowe, essential title covering Middle East, Ceylon, India & States, Malaya, Hong Kong, and POs in China, toned pages, spine damage, 559pp, hardbound with d/j (torn). [A fine copy sold in our Literature Auction 307 for $120].
"The Far East" (10-11/10/1981) Christie's Robson Lowe auction catalogue, minor blemishes, 670 lots, staplebound with p/r.
"The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria Library: A History and Catalogue" by G Kellow & R Turner (1996), the red Subscriber's Edition, No. 34 of 75, 514pp, hardbound. [Prestige retail: $225 for the regular blue edition]
"Tokyo I: British Asia" (15-16/2/1980) Robson Lowe auction catalogue, includes material from Brunei, Burma, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Malaya, North Borneo & Sarawak, 694 lots, staplebound with p/r.
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: "The Stamps of Victoria" by Dr Geoff Kellow RDP (1990), minor spotting and discolouration, 386pp, hardbound with d/j. Prestige retail $150. [In our opinion, the finest single-country handbook ever written]
AUSTRALIA - VICTORIA: "The Numeral Cancellations of Victoria" by H Freeman & G White (2001), the essential reference for the Barred Numerals of Victoria,420pp, hardbound with d/j (creased). Prestige retail $150.
BORNEO: "The Postal History of British Borneo" by EB Proud, published by Proud Bailey, 454pp, hardbound with d/j. [Prestige retail: $110]