World Postal History

Bohn, Jeffrey C. Franco-British Accountancy Markings on Mails from the Indian Ocean 1843-1875. Indian Ocean Study Circle, 1990
(1) + 41 pp. 283 x 210 mm. Comb Bound with Plastic Covers. Price £5.00 surface post free (by Airmail £7.00).

Chauvet, Michèle. Introduction A L’Histoire Postale Des Origines A 1849. 1 – Organisation Et Fonctionnement. (= Introduction to Postal History from Its Origins to 1849. 1 – Organisation and Operation.). First. Vol. 1. 2 vols. Paris: Brun & Fils, 2000
407 + (1) pp. 306 x 218 mm. Hard Bound in White Boards. No DJ issued. Text in French.

———. Introduction A L’Histoire Postale Des Origines A 1849. 2 – Les Tarifs Postaux (= Introduction to Postal History from Its Origins to 1849. 2 – Postal Rates.). Vol. 2. 2 vols. Paris: Brun & Fils, 2000
143 + (1) pp. 306 x 215 mm. Hard Bound in White Boards. No DJ issued. Text in French.

———. Les Relations De La France Avec L’Angleterre De 1670 A 1849. La Poste Internationale. Tome 1. (= French Relations with England from 1670 to 1849. International Post. Volume 1.). Paris: Brun & Fils, 2001
(2) p + 177 + (1) pp. 298 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Text in French.

Chauvet, Michèle, and Jean-François Brun. Introduction À L’Histoire Postale De 1848 A 1878 (= Introduction to Postal History From 1848 to 1878). Paris: Brun & Fils, 2007
799 + (1) pp. 305 x 212 mm. Hard Bound in White Boards. No DJ issued. Text in French.

Cohn, Ernst M. Ordinary Mail by Diplomatic Means during The Siege of Paris 1870-1871. Limassol, Cyprus: James Bendon Ltd., 1995
xiii + (1) pp + 113 + (9) pp, the latter being advertisements. 234 x 246 mm (oblong). Hard Bound in Cream Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ.

Fryer, Gavin, and John Whiteside. The Silver Yardstick: 1840-1871. Currencies Applied to Postal Rates in the Nineteenth Century. London: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2003
iii + (1) + 60 pp. 272 x 195 mm. Staple Bound with Turquoise-green Card Covers. Published as a Supplement to the London Philatelist, December 2003.

Furfie, Michael. British Civilian Postage Rates of the 20th Century. Ashford, Middlesex: The Author, 2000
62 pp. 209 x 147 mm. Staple Bound with White Card Covers. Signed by the author on the title page.

———. British Postage Due Mail, 1914-1971. A Study of Uses of the Pre-Decimal Postage Due Stamps. Ashford, Middlesex: The Author, 1993
74 pp, including front covers. 297 x 205 mm. Staple Bound in White Card Covers. Signed by the author on the title page.

———. International Postage Rates 1890s-1957. Ashford, Middlesex: The Author, 2010
90 pp. 297 x 210 mm. Spiral Bound with Light Green Card Covers and Plastic Wraps. Signed by the author on the title page.

Handelman, David, and Gray Scrimgeour, eds. Allan Steinhart: Postal Historian. Toronto: Postal History Society of Canada, 1997
vii + (1) p + 211 pp + (5) p. 228 x 154 mm. Spiral Bound with White Card Covers. The book contains “….significant postal history articles and anecdotes by and about Canada’s foremost postal historian. New and old directions in postal history are described.”

———, eds. Allan Steinhart: Postal Historian. Toronto: Postal History Society of Canada, 1997
vii + (1) p + 211 pp + (5) p. 228 x 154 mm. Hard Bound in Black Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. The book contains “….significant postal history articles and anecdotes by and about Canada’s foremost postal historian. New and old directions in postal history are described.”

Hargest, George E. History of Letter Post Communication Between the United States and Europe 1845-1875. 2nd ed. Lawrence, Massachusetts: Quarterman Publications, Inc., 1975
(6) p + ix + (1) p + 234 pp + (4) p. 286 x 220 mm. Hard Bound in Green-Blue Cloth. DJ. Priced at $30 postpaid from the publisher (Ref. Philatelic Literature Review Vol. 24 No. 4 Q4 1975).

Ingram, Derek. Foreign and Colonial Currencies: An Exhaustive Table: Corrected to June 15th, 1921. London: Stamp Collecting, 1921
27 + (1) pp. 204 x 130 mm. Staple Bound with Brown-Yellow Card Covers. Interleaved Price 1/- on front cover.

Janssen, Leonard H.J. Parity of Currencies in Postal History (=De Pariteit Van Munten in De Postgeschiedenis) 1700 – 1875. Bocholt, Belgium: The Author, 2001
501 pp + (1) p. 215 x 304 mm (oblong). Hard Bound in Black Leatherette with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ. Foreword in Dutch, English, French and German. Text in Dutch.

Leahy, Edward W. The Book of T: A Reference on Postage Due Around the World. Volume I. Vol. I. II vols. Apache Junction, Arizona: Mildred Leahy, 1999
Paginated in Sections but 178 pp. 280 x 218 mm. Perfect Bound with front Plastic Front Cover and back White Card Cover.

———. The Book of T: A Reference on Postage Due Around the World. Volume II. Vol. II. II vols. Apache Junction, Arizona: Mildred Leahy, 1999
Paginated in Sections but 225 pp. 280 x 218 mm. Perfect Bound with front Plastic Front Cover and back White Card Cover.

Lewis, Geoffrey. The 1836 Anglo-French Postal Convention: How This Agreement between Great Britain and France Made It Easier to Send International Mail from All Parts of the World. London: The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2015
xviii + 372 + (2) pp. 282 x 220 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Edition of 400 copies as per email from RPSL.

Linden, James Van der. Catalogue / Katalog Marques de Passage / Postvertragsstempel Katalog 1661-1875 (= Catalogue of Marks of Passage / Postal Stamps). Luxembourg: Soluphil, 1993
(1) pp + (1) p + 336 + (2) p. 249 x 180 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Blue Leather with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No DJ issued. This is the deluxe edition of the first 75 copies signed by the author this being No. 35.

———. Catalogue des Marques de Passage. 1er Supplement au Catalogue de 1993. (= Catalogue of Marks of Passage. 1st Supplement to the 1993 Catalogue.). Luxembourg: Soluphil, 1997
66 + (6) p. 246 x 172 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No DJ issued. While the title page mentions the date of publication as 1997, the front cover has it as 1998.

———. Four Important Exchange Offices Handling World’s International Postal Relations 19th Century: Panama – Alexandira – Aachen – Trieste. Verviers, Belgium: La Marque Postale, 2016
72 pp. 299 x 210 mm. Hard Bound in Multi-coloured Boards. No DJ issued. Edition of 250 copies as per email correspondence with Mr. Paul Wijnants. Signed by the author and inscribed “To Mister Bhuwalka, With all my sympathy!”.

Mentaschi, Mario, and Thomas Mathà. Letter Mail from and to The Old Italian States 1850-1870. Vignola, Italy: Vaccari s.r.l., 2008
305 pp + (1) p + 14 pp. 305 x 216 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Green Boards. No DJ issued. CD inside back cover. Price €59 on inside back cover.

Moubray, Jane, and Michael Moubray. British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840 to UPU. 2nd ed. London: Royal Philatelic Society, 2017
(1) pp + (1) p + xiii + (1) p + 511 pp + (1) p, (1) pp of errata sheet numbered 307a laid in. Hard Bound in Dark Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ. Priced at £60 for members placing pre-publication orders (31 Jul 2017) and at £75 for others. After publication it was discovered that a table referred to in the book pertaining to Australia – Victoria was not printed; hence a page no. 307a was printed and supplied to those who bought the original book.

———. British Letter Mail to Overseas Destinations 1840-1875. London: Royal Philatelic Society, 1992
(2) p + xxiv + 512 + (8) pp + (2) p. Photocopy of errata (2 pp) laid in. 303 x 213 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Green Cloth. No DJ issued. Edition of 250 copies according to Burkhard Schneider of www.philabooks.com.

Osborn, Geoffrey. Naval Officers’ Letters: A Study of Letters Sent to and From British Royal Navy Officers Serving Abroad in the Victorian Era. Bristol, Great Britain: Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund, 1995
(2) pp + iii + (1) p + 134 pp. 297 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with Dark Blue Card Covers.

Oxley, G(eoff). F. British Postal Rates to Europe, 1836-1876. Beckenham, Kent: The Postal History Society, 1992
ix + (1) pp + 130 + (4) pp. 297 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with White and Red Card Covers.

Richardson, Derek. Tables of French Postal Rates 1849 to 2011. 4th ed. Brochure No. 7. The France & Colonies Philatelic Society of Great Britain, 2011
iv + 100 pp. 211 x 158 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers.

Robinson, David. For the Port & Carriage of Letters: A Practical Guide to the Inland and Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles 1570 to 1840. Kilmacolm, Scotland: The Author, 1990
viii + 251 pp + (2) p. 298 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with Light Yellow Card Covers.

Ruffle, J. W. B. Mauritius: Maritime Mail 1815-1868. Reprint. No. 12. Indian Ocean Study Circle, 2015
iii + 46 + (15) pp + 33 + 18 pp + (1) p. 298 x 210 mm. Spiral Bound with White Card Covers and Plastic Covering. Price £16 on front cover. The text was originally serialised in Robson Lowe’s The Philatelist during October 1980 – December 1983. It was reprinted in two parts – Part I in 1987 and Part II in 1988.  After the initial print run sold out, it was combined in one volume and republished in 1990 and then again in 2008 and 2015.

———. Mauritius: The TO PAY Manuscript and Handstamp Markings 1860-1876. No. 2. Indian Ocean Study Circle, 1985
iii + 38 + (1) pp. 297 x 210 mm. Papers with White Card Covers held by a Plastic Clip. Price £6 on front cover.

Sanford, O. R., and Denis Salt. British Postal Rates, 1635 to 1839. Beckenham, Kent: The Postal History Society, 1990. 0853770212
xvi + 163 pp + (1) p. Perfect Bound with White and Red Card Covers.

Snelson, Ken. UK Taxe Marks for International Mail 1875-2000. Usage & Listing. Toronto: The Author, 2007
(2) pp + vi + 178 pp. 279 x 216 mm. Spiral Bound with front and back covers laminated plastic. Signed by the author on title page.

———. UK Taxe Marks for International Mail 1875-2000. Usage & Listing. Update 2018. Toronto: The Author, 2018
Irregularly paginated by (32) pp. 280 x 216 mm. Comb Bound with front Plastic Cover and back White Card Cover. Signed by the author on front cover.

Starnes, Charles J. United States Letter Rates to Foreign Destinations 1847 to GPU-UPU. 2nd ed. Louisville, Kentucky: Leonard H. Hartmann, 1989
(8) + ii + 83 + (83). 249 x 200 mm. Hard Bound in Red Cloth. No DJ issued. Only right hand pages numbered. Edition of 1000 copies of which 250 were destroyed due to faulty printing as per publisher’s website www.pbbooks.com.

Tabeart, Colin. United Kingdom Letter Rates Inland and Overseas 1635 to 1900. 2nd ed. Bradford, UK: HH Sales Limited, 2003
(2) + viii + 264 pp. 298 x 210 mm. Velo Bound with Plastic Covers.

The Global Philatelic Network. Schiffspost Höherer Gewichtsstufen Vor 1876: Die Paul Wijnants Sammlung / Stampless Maritime Overweight Mail Pre 1876: The Paul Wijnants Collection. Vol. 52. Edition D’OR. The Global Philatelic Network, 2010
178 + (1) p + 9 pp. 343 x 256 mm. Hard Bound in Grey Cloth. DJ. Signed by the author on the title page.

Wawrukiewicz, Anthony S., and Henry W. Beecher. U.S. International Postal Rates, 1872-1996. Portland: Cama Publishing Company, 1996
(2) p + (1) pp + (1) p + VIII + 402 pp + (2) p. 285 x 218 mm. Hard Bound in Deep Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No DJ issued. Price US$ 55 on the copyright page.

Wierenga, Theron J. United States Incoming Steamship Mail, 1847-1875. 2nd ed. Austin, TX: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., 2000
xiv + 464 pp + (2) p. 285 x 222 mm. Hard Bound in Grey Cloth. DJ.

Willcocks, R. M. England’s Postal History to 1840, with Notes on Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Perth, Scotland: The Author, 1975
viii + 167 pp + (1) p. 255 x 189 mm. Hard Bound in Light Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price £7.50 on dust jacket front panel.

Winter, Richard F. Understanding Transatlantic Mail. Volume 1. Vol. 1. 2 vols. Bellefonte, PA, USA: American Philatelic Society, 2006
xiv + 482 pp. 287 x 222 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. DJ. CD inside back cover. Edition of 1200 copies as per private correspondence with Tara Murray, Librarian of APRL.

———. Understanding Transatlantic Mail. Volume 2. Vol. 2. 2 vols. Bellefonte, PA, USA: American Philatelic Society, 2009
xiv + 574 pp. [Numbered 483-1056]. 286 x 222 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. DJ. CD inside back cover. Edition of 1154 copies as per private correspondence with Tara Murray, Librarian of APRL.