Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueLot 947Catalogue by countryLiterature
Jump To Lot
- Click on the Image for a Larger Image Version.
- Check on our symbols and terminology.
- PDF Version available
Displaying 1 - 20 of 32 Lots in Category - Literature
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
'List of Post and Telegraph Offices'published by the Postmaster-General's Department (1963), minor cover staining but internally very fine. A fantastic official source for postmark collectors.
LITERATURE:'The Half-Lengths of Victoria: the Stamps & Postal History 1850-59 by John Barwis, 500pp leather-bound Subscribers' Edition, Number '49' of only 80 produced; plus the census of covers & John's Gold Medal exhibit on CD-ROM. [See also Lot 825]
VICTORIA - Postmarks
Small collection of mostly fine to very fine strikes with many better items including 'AIRLY', 'BARWITE', 'BURNBANK', DEDERANG', 'DELEGATE RIVER', 'DUNROBIN', 'HALLORA', 'HOTSPUR', 'INDIGO', 'KARAWINNA', 'KULWIN', 'LAMPLOUGH', 'LOCKWOOD EAST', 'MAJOR PLAINS', 'MAJOR'S LINE', 'MT DANDENONG NTH', 'PEECHELBA TOWN', 'PIEDMONT', 'PIRLTA', 'RHYMNEY REEF', 'ROCHFORD', 'ST FILLAN'S', 'ULLSWATER', 'VALENCIA CREEK', 'WARANGA', 'YULECART' etc.; also 'Datestamps of Victoria' Volumes One & Two.
1851 Victorian Goverment 'Post Office' Report foolscap 29pp including appendices with a plan of the CBD showing five Letter Carrier Divisions, also with impressions of the seven then-current postmarks including 'FREE/ MELBOURNE' & 'PAID AT/MELBOURNE' both in red & the rare 'MISSENT TO/MELBOURNE'. Historically important.
Carton including 'Stamp Atlas', UK postmark works, 'Straits Settlements' by Proud, 'Postal History of BNG & Papua' by Lee, WA 'Between the Lines' by Smits, etc.
'Postal Stationery Catalogue of the World' by Higgins & Gage apparently complete looseleaf in 17 binders. Much out-of-date but still a valuable reference.
Carton of foreign auction catalogues mostly Single-Owner or Single-Subject sales including Dale-Lichtenstein 'Bavaria' (1992), Siskin 'US Colonial Mails 1662-1799' (2005) & Twigg-Smith 'The Pony Express' (2009), others for German States, Rumania, Russia, Latin America, etc, many are hardbound & some have the Prices Realised Lists. A wealth of quality information.
Carton of books including 'The Treskilling Yellow' by Fimmerstad (hb, undated), 'US International Postal Rates 1872-1996' (hb, 1996), 'Postal Stationery of Iraq' (2016), 'Stamps & Postal History of Palestine Mandate' (2001), 'Postmarks of Mandate Jerusalem' (1982), etc, also auction catalogue for Chartwell 'Australian States & Commonwealth' (2018, minor spine fault).
Carton of auction catalogues mostly name sales & the majority from Prestige including the four Colonel Harrie Evans auctions, 'The World at War' etc, several are hard-bound including Rarities Auctions, Kevin Nelson's Australian Postal History, Cecil Walkley's WA Postal History, 'Australian Postal Stationery' (2013), Peter Troy's Papua, etc, a few from other firms including 'Carrington' NSW. A veritable reference library. Heavy!
'World Postal Stationery Catalog' by Higgins & Gage in twelve Higgins & Gage binders.
'Postal Stationery Collector' complete run from #1 (May 1995) to #93 (Feb 2018), plus some duplicates.
2001-2018 'Postal Stationery' UPSS journal virtually complete run missing only four issues.
No longer available
Miscellaneous range including 'Fundamentals of Philately', two Exhibitors' Handbooks, 'WWII POWs in Malaya & Singapore' by David Tett, hardbound auction catalogues for 'Daisy' classic GB & Peter Troy's Papua, etc.
'Modern Great Britain & Commonwealth Missing Colour Errors 1952 to date' by Tom Pierron (2008). An excellent resource.
Carton with 'Tasmania: The Postal History & Postal Markings' 1962, NSW 'Travelling Post Offices 1870-1983' by Peck, 'Victorian Government Puctures' by Scott & Toop, 'The Production of One Penny Post Cards for Western Australia' by Pope & Thomas, various Hawthorn Press monographs noted 'NWPI', 'Ship Letters of the South Pacific', 'Christmas Island', 'Postal History of Western Aurtralia', etc, 'Australian Posthorn' journals 1-17 bound, etc.
Large carton of Rodney Perry auction catalogues including 1977 to 1979 Rarities Sales, 1984 Ausipex sale, major name-sales, etc, also Private Treaty brochures. Exceptional reference material for the 1970s to 1990s. Heavy!
AUSTRALIA:Carton including military works by Proud, Emery & Collas, 'Aerogrammes' by Stein, 'Picture Postcards' by Cook, 'George Rose Stereographer' by Blum, etc.
AUSTRALIA:Carton with better titles including ACSC 'Decimals 1966-1975' & 'Postal Stationery' (2013), 'Stamps of the Commonwealth' by Rosenblum (1968, the last edition), 'Chapman Collection', 'Australian Army during WWII' etc.
AUSTRALIA:'The Chapman Collection of Australian Commonwealth Stamps' (1999) + Supplement (2000), 'Postal History of New South Wales' by White et al, and three British titles.
AUSTRALIA:Auction catalogues for Arthur Gray's 'Kangaroos' (Feb 2007, h/b), 'KGV Exhibit' (2015, h/b), 'Other KGV' (2016). Outstanding references for the major parts of the greatest Australian collection ever formed.