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      Author            Title            Type
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Anonymous One Penny Stamps A Popular Explanation Of The Statute Requiring A Stamp Duty of One Penny On Reciepts And Orders For Money And Of Some Provisions Of Former Acts Bearing Thereupon: With A Schedule Of Stamp Duties. Inland Revenue Document Of 1853

Printed by George E Eyre and William Spottiswood - HM Stationary Office.
PDF
2.3Mb
R. C. Alcock and F. C. Holland The Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland. Part 2 Section E (1)
Maltese Cross Cancellations.


A reworking of the original publication with all the illustrations now with the relevant text sections. A few new colour pictures added
PDF
10.6Mb
James Arnot The Brunswick Star - With Notes On The Pilar Stamp Duplex Oblitorator

Ramsay Stewart Publications, Edinburgh
A small 16 page booklet published circa 1936 that gives details of the different types of this cancellation
PDF
2.6Mb
B
   
Kasimir Bileski The First_Philatelist?

K. Bileski LTD, Winnipeg, 1973
PDF
13Mb
Comdr. M S L Burnett The Five Pound Stamp of GB and its usage

"Stamp Collecting", October 31, 1974, pp. 473-83.
PDF
711Kb
D
   
V.W. Dix and A.W. Rowntree The Australian Commonwealth George V Halfpenny
H.E. Wingfield & co. 392, Strand, London, W.C.2, 1959.
PDF
9.7MB
O
   
Allan Oliver Life span of the printing plates
A listing of all the values and plates used for Victorian postage stamps
Details include registration, put to press and defacement dates along with earliest known use dates for each plate where known.
PDF
37 MB
Allan Oliver
Tony Oliver
The History Of Post Office Training - The Post Office Training Schools - A Hand Book And Reference Listing
The first version of the book on this subject as produced by Sarum publications
This was intended to be a first version with a later version covering additional overprint types etc
The Sarum publication also had errors in the layout which are corrected in this version Print version avaliable to buy at Lulu.com
PDF
347Kb
Allan Oliver 1937 - Coronation Covers
An illustrated listing of known coronation covers
PDF
8.21Mb
W
   
Hastings E Wright
and A B Creeke Jnr
The Adhesive stamps of the British Isles
The original book covering the British stamps from the reign of Queen Victoria
Includes the 1903 supplement
Print version avaliable to buy at Lulu.com
PDF
169MB