Ship Letters Alan Robertson Colin Tabeart

Cattell, P. The Union Castle Ocean Post Office. Vol. 3. 4 vols. British Maritime Postal History. Heathfield, East Sussex: Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., n.d.
(2) p + 153 pp + (3) pp. 252 x 179 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued. No date but from the early 1980s.
Cable, Boyd. A Hundred Year History of the P. & O. Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 1837-1937. London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson, 1937
(2) p + x + 289 pp + (3) p, (19) plates bound in. 241 x 184 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front covers and spine. DJ.
Robertson, Alan W. A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles (An Encyclopaedia of Maritime Postal History). Vol. I. III vols. Pinner: The Author, 1955
Unpaginated. This volume contains Sections A to D; actual numbering is (6) + 140 + 140 + 54 + 112 pp. 288 x 258 mm. Blue cloth binder with pegs. No DJ issued. Blue Slipcase. Edition of 600 copies this being No. 594. Signed by the author in Volume I only. Ex E[zekiel]. V[ictor]. Toeg, specialist of West Indies. The book was first published in 1955 with numerous supplementary pages being produced till 1964. This volume contains supplements in the back pocket: (a) “An Index of Occurrence, A Check List, and a Guide to Valuation” - Paper Covers 24pp (‘Published August 1958’ on front covers) (b) “Index & Bibliography” - Card Covers (2) + 22 pp (‘Received on 20th February 1964’ on front covers) (c) “To Simplify your Work of Cross Reference” (1) pp + (1) p of rates (d) “Putting you in the Picture” (2) pp of introduction to the book.
Robertson, Alan W. A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles (An Encyclopaedia of Maritime Postal History). Vol. III. III vols. Pinner: The Author, 1955
Irregularly numbered. This section contains Sections E and is checked to be complete per Harry Hayes’ checklist. First day cover of National Maritime Museum Exhibition 1960 pasted on page E.198/A. 288 x 258 mm. Blue cloth binder with pegs and gilt lettering on spine. No DJ issued. Blue Slipcase. No. 594 of 600. Ex E[zekiel]. V[ictor]. Toeg, specialist of West Indies. The book was first published in 1955 with numerous supplementary pages being produced till 1964. Accompanying this volume is a folder with Robertson ephemera such as (a) “Prints & Engravings of British Ports & Harbours” (1) pp + (1) p being an advertisement of the sale of original prints, (b) An advertisement of The Postal History Society (1) pp + (1) p, (c) ’Book Marker (No. 1) and more.
Robertson, Alan W. A History of the Ship Letters of the British Isles (An Encyclopaedia of Maritime Postal History). Vol. II. III vols. Pinner: The Author, 1955
Irregularly numbered. This section contains Sections E and is checked to be complete per Harry Hayes’ checklist. 288 x 258 mm. Blue cloth binder with pegs and gilt lettering on spine. No DJ issued. Blue Slipcase. Edition of 600 copies this being No. 594. Signed by the author in Volume I only. Ex E[zekiel]. V[ictor]. Toeg, specialist of West Indies. First published in 1955 with numerous supplementary pages being produced till 1964.
Staff, Frank. The Transatlantic Mail. Southampton: Adlard Coles Ltd., 1956
xvi + 175 pp (numbered 17-191) + (1) p. 253 x 190 mm. Hard Bound in Light Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price 45s on DJ front panel. Inscribed “WIth good wishes Frank Staff December 1956”. Ex Edward Proud with a couple of journal articles pasted in and some inscriptions.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome I. Les Entrées Maritimes, depuis 1760 et Les Bateaux A Vapeur, depuis 1833. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume I. The Maritime Entries, since 1760 and the Steamboats, since 1833.). Vol. I. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1961
189 + (1) pp. 240 x 161 mm. Perfect Bound with Red Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome II. Les Paquebots de la Méditerranée de 1837 à 1939. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume II. The Ships of the Mediterranean from 1837 to 1939.). Vol. II. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1962
318 pp. 238 x 157 mm. Perfect Bound with Blue Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome III. Les Paquebots de L’Atlantique Sud: Brésil - Plata de 1860 à 1939 Cote Occidentale D’Afrique de 1889 à 1939. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume III. The South Atlantic Ships: Brazil - Plata from 1860 to 1939 West Coast of Africa from 1889 to 1939.). Vol. III. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1963
221 + (1) pp. 228 x 157 mm. Perfect Bound with Green Card Covers. Text in French. No date but 1963. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome I. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume I.). Vol. I. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1963
24 pp. 235 x 156 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome II. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume II.). Vol. II. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1964
8 pp. 235 x 152 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome IV. Les Paquebots de L’Atlantique Nord: Antilles- Amérique Centrale et Pacifique Sud Étts-Unis. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume IV. North Atlantic Passenger Ships: West Indies - Central America and South Pacific United States.). Vol. IV. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1965
303 pp. 240 x 160 mm. Perfect Bound with Red Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome III. (=The French Maritime. Post Addendum to Volume III.). Vol. III. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1965
4 pp. 236 x 152 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Supplément a L’addendum au Tome IV. (=The French Maritime Post. Supplement to the Addendum to Volume IV.). Vol. IV. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1966
2 pp. 235 x 156 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome V. Les Paquebots de L’Extrême-Orient: Saigon - Hong-Kong - Shanghai - Yokohama - Kobe. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume V. The Ships of the Far East: Saigon - Hong-Kong - Shanghai - Yokohama - Kobe.). Vol. V. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1966
207 pp. 240 x 160 mm. Perfect Bound with Black Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome V. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume V.). Vol. V. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1966
4 pp. 235 x 150 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome IV. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume IV.). Vol. IV. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1966
4 pp. 235 x 156 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome VI. Les Paquebots de L’Océan Indien: Réunion - Maurice - Australie - Nouvelle Calédonie - Bombay - Océanie - Madagascar. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume VI. The Ships of the Indian Ocean: Réunion - Mauritius - Australia - New Caledonia - Bombay - Oceania - Madagascar.). Vol. VI. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1967
203 pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p. 240 x 159 mm. Perfect Bound with Maroon Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome I. Les Entrées Maritimes, depuis 1760 et Les Bateaux A Vapeur, depuis 1833. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume I. The Maritime Entries, since 1760 and the Steamboats, since 1833.). Reprint. Vol. I. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1969
189 + (1) pp. 240 x 161 mm. Perfect Bound with Red Card Covers. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome VII. Index Alphabétique Des Cachets Postaux Et Marques Maritimes. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume VII. Alphabetical Index of Postal Cachets and Maritime Marks.). Vol. VII. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1969
221 + (1) pp. 240 x 160 mm. Perfect Bound with Light Grey Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome VI. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume VI.). Vol. VI. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1969
1 pp + (3) p. 239 x 156 mm. Self-bound. Text in French. No date but 1969 (Ref. The Borromeo Library by Wolfgang Maassen). Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Addendum au Tome I. (=The French Maritime Post. Addendum to Volume I.). Reprint. Vol. I. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1969
24 pp. 235 x 156 mm. Self-bound. Text in French.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome VIII. Les Marques D’Échange Franco-Britaniques 1843-1881 et Les Marques D’Échange Françaises “F” 1858-1875. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume VIII. The Franco-British Exchange Marks 1843-1881 and The French Exchange Marks “F” 1858-1875.). Vol. VIII. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1972
181 pp + (1) p. 240 x 161 mm. Perfect Bound with Brown-Yellow Card Covers. Text in French. Winner of the Crawford Medal in 1973.
Salles, Raymond. La Poste Maritime Française. Tome IX. Les Agences Postales Consulaires Françaises en Amérique de 1860 á 1881. (=The French Maritime Post. Volume IX. French Consular Postal Agencies in America from 1860 to 1881.). Vol. IX. IX vols. Encyclopédie de la Poste Maritime Française Historique et Catalogue. Paris: The Author, 1975
54 pp. 240 x 160 mm. Perfect Bound with Black Card Covers. Signed by the author. Text in French.
Kirk, R[eginald]. The P&O Bombay & Australian Lines 1852-1914. Vol. 1. 4 vols. British Maritime Postal History. Heathfield, East Sussex: Postal History International (A Proud Bailey Division), 1981
(6) + 166 pp. 246 x 183 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued. No date of publication but 1981 (see Author’s Note in Kirk’s Australian Mails via Suez 1852 to 1926).
Kirk, R[eginald]. The P&O Lines to the Far East. Vol. 2. 4 vols. British Maritime Postal History. Heathfield, East Sussex: Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., 1982
224 pp. 253 x 178 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued. No date of publication but 1982.
Tristant, Henri. Les Premiers Paquebots A Vapeur Transatlantiques (=The First Transatlantic Steamships) 1840-1868. Supplement No. 238. Paris: L’Union Marcophile Et De Société Des Collectionneurs D’Estampilles Et D’Oblitérations Réunies, 1984
52 pp. 271 x 210 mm. Staple Bound with White Card Covers. Bookplate of Leonard H. Hartmann on the inside back cover.
Kirk, R[eginald]. The Postal History of the P&O Service to the Peninsula. London: Royal Philatelic Society, 1987
(2) + viii + 116 pp. 297 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers.
Dreschel, Edwin. A Century of German Ship Posts 1886-1986. Bournemouth, UK: The Pall Mall Stamp Company Ltd. for Robson Lowe Ltd., 1987
114 + (2) pp. 250 x 187 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ.
Tristant, Henri. Les Lignes Regulières De Paquebots-Poste: Du Levant Et D’Égypte 1837 - 1851. (=The Regular Lines Of Packet-Posts: From the Levant and Egypt 1837 - 1851.). Paris: The Author, 1987
(1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 175 pp, (4) plates bound in (some pages printed on one side only). 210 x 148 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers. Edition of 250 copies. Signed by the author. Ex India Study Circle Library.
Hubbard, Walter, and Richard F. Winter. North Atlantic Mail Sailings 1840-75. Edited by Susan M. McDonald. Canton, Phio: U.S. Philatelic Classics Society, Inc., 1988
xii + 419 pp + (1) p. 276 x 203 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ.
Kirk, R[eginald]. Australian Mails via Suez 1852 to 1926. Beckenham, Kent: The Postal History Society, 1989
(2) + v + (1) p + 324 pp + (4) p. 297 x 210 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers.
Arnell, J. C., and M. H. Ludington. The Bermuda Packet Mails and the Halifax-Bermuda Mail Service 1806 to 1886. Beckenham, Kent: The Postal History Society, 1989
xxi + (1) p + 161 pp + (1) p, printed on one side only but pagination includes blank pages. 210 x 297 mm (oblong). Perfect Bound with White Card Covers.
Tristant, Henri. Poste Maritime Coloniale et Méditerranéenne: Publications de Presse, 1979-1988 (=Colonial and Mediterranean Maritime Post: Press Publications, 1979-1988). Paris: The Author, 1990
(8) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + IV + 182 + (1) pp + (1) p + 13 pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 112 pp + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 19 pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + 9 pp + (1) p + (2) pp + (8) p. 270 x 177 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No DJ issues. Signed by the author and dedicated to J.W.B. Ruffle. Edition of 30 copies? this being No. 20. Compilation of 5 of the author’s publications: (1) La Poste Maritime Franco-Coloniale Sous l’Ancien Régime (=The Franco-Colonial Post Office under the Ancien Régime), (2) La Poste Maritime Française en Méditerranée sous l’Ancien Régime (=The French post office in the Mediterranean under the Ancien Régime), (3) Les Premiers Paquebots à Vapeur de la Méditerranée (=The First Steam Ships of the Mediterranean), (4) Les échanges de Correspondance entre la France et l’Algérie Dans la Période 1830-1848 (=Exchanges of Correspondence between France and Algeria in the Period 1830-1848), and (5) Les Communications de l’Europe avec l’Inde par les premiers paquebots à vapeur 1829-1840 (=The Communications of Europe with India by the First Steam Ships 1829-1840).
Molnar, G. P. Ship Letters of Australia 1788-1901. Volume 1. The European & Australian Royal Mail Company 1857-1858. Sydney: Australian States Study Circle of the Royal Sydney Philatelic Club, 1990
(1) + 63 pp. 298 x 210 mm. Comb Bound with White Card Covers.
Molnar, G. P. Ship Letters of Australia 1788-1901. Volume 2. The Orient Line. Sydney: Australian States Study Circle of the Royal Sydney Philatelic Club, 1992
72 pp. 297 x 210 mm. Spiral Bound with White Card Covers.
Stubens, F. R., ed. The Mediterranean Mails. Toronto: Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada, 1993
vii+ (1) p + 89 pp + (1)p, (1) pp of map bound in. 268 x 212 mm. Perfect Bound with White Card Covers.
Howarth, David, and Stephen Howarth. The Story of P&O. The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 2nd ed. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1994
240 pp. 270 x 201 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Price £20 on DJ front panel.
Tabeart, Colin. Robertson Revisited: A Study of the Maritime Postal Markings of the British Isles Based on the Work of Alan W Robertson. Limassol, Cyprus: James Bendon Ltd., 1997
xiv + (1) pp + (1) p + 314 + (1) pp + (1) p. 249 x 177 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ. Laid in is a 105 x 200 mm card addressed to Mike Bolt and signed by the author.
Scamp, Lee C. Far East Mail Ship Itineraries: British, India, French, American, and Japanese Mail Ship Schedules 1840-1880. Vol. I. II vols. The Author, 1997
viii + 416 pp. 290 x 223 mm. Hard Bound in Red Leatherette. No DJ issued.
Mark, Graham, ed. Imperial & Foreign Mails Sea Conveyance During War 1914-1918. East Grinstead, Sussex: The Postal History Society, 1997
(2) + ii + (1) pp + (1) p + 91 pp + (3) p. 303 x 214 mm. Hard Bound in White Boards. No DJ issued.
Hendy, John G. Ship Letters. Edited by Beale Philip. The Postal History Society, 1997
(2) + vii + (1) p + 129 pp + (5) p. 299 x 215 mm. Hard Bound with White and Blue Boards. No DJ issued.
Farrington, Anthony. A Biographical Index of East India Company Maritime Service Officers 1600-1834. London: The British Library, 1999
(1) pp + (1) p + (4) pp + 886 pp + (4) p. 252 x 192 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Green Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No DJ issued. Price £85 on publication. Ex Libris Andrew David, Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy.
Farrington, Anthony. Catalogue of East India Company Ships’ Journals and Logs 1600-1834. London: The British Library, 1999
(1) pp + (1) p + (3) pp + (1) p + (1) pp + (1) p + (2) pp + 789 pp + (1) p. 253 x 193 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Green Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. No DJ issued. Price £85 on publication. Ex Libris Andrew David, Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy.
Tabeart, Colin. Steam Conquers the World: An Overview of Steam Communications in the 19th Century. The President’s Display to the Society of Postal Historians at the Huntingdon Conference, April 1999. The Author, 1999
187 + (1) pp. 297 x 210 mm. Wire Bound with Plastic Covers.
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.
North, Stephen J. The British India Steam Navigation Company’s Mail Packets to East Africa 1890-1905. Wantage, UK: The Author, 2001
xvii + 33 pp + (2) p. 273 x 208 mm. Staple Bound with Yellow Card Covers. Signed by the author on title page.
Hackman, Rowan. Ships of the East India Company. Gravesend, Kent: World Ship Society, 2001
344 pp. 216 x 151 mm. Hard Bound in Dark Green Cloth with gilt lettering on spine. DJ.
Tabeart, Colin. Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857. Limassol, Cyprus: James Bendon Ltd., 2002
xvi + 278 + (2) pp. 246 x 175 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth. No DJ issued.
Proud, Edward B[axby]. The British Sea Post Offices in the East. Vol. 4. 4 vols. British Maritime Postal History. Heathfield, East Sussex: Proud-Bailey Co. Ltd., 2003
476 pp + (4) p. 250 x 173 mm. Hard Bound in Blue Cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. DJ.