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Philatelic Literature: General Works on Philately
 
 
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Lot 6742

A Select Collection Of Large Dragon Stamps Covers & Postmarks, compiled by Directorate General Of Posts Republic Of China, dust jacket, in English and Chinese, 133 pages, illustrated with color photos, dj has a few tears, contents very fine, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6743

R.C. Alcoci and F.C. Holland, The Maltese Cross Cancellations, 1959 Part II Section E (1) of the Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland, 102 pages, in a binder, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6744

Alcoci and Holland, The Maltese Cross Cancellations, 1959 Part II Section E (1) of the Postmarks of Great Britain and Ireland, 102 pages, in a binder, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6745

Alexander, Simpson's U.S. Postal Markings: 1851 to 1861, 1979, 434p, second edition; revised & enlarged, HB. A must for students of the 1851 and 1861 issues, cancellations and postal history, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6746

Andrews, J.O. (Editor), The Stamps and Postal History of The Gambia, hard bound, 159 pages, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6747

Antrim, Earl, Civil War Prisons and Their Covers, Published 1961. HB. 215 p. Shows many cvr, markings. Incs postal history of Northern & Southern prisons., F.-V.F. no dj.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6748

Arfken & Firby, The Pence Covers of Nova Scotia & New Brunswick 1851-1860, hard cover, 344 pages, from present collections, auction catalogues, monographs, articles & expertizing committee records, a census of 622 covers from Nova Scotia and 380 from New Brunswick, includes transportation of mail, cancellations, Post Offices with open/close dates, the reference book for pence covers.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6749

Arnell, Atlantic Mails; a History of the Mail Service Between Great Britain & Canada To 1889, HB, dj, 411 p. told from the Canadian viewpoint. 149 p. of data on sailings of sail & steam packets. Incs. markings, rates, maps. Shows many covers, illus. of ships used.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6750
 
Ashbrook, Stanley B., three books, The United States One Cent Stamps of 1851-1857, Vol. I {signed) & Vol. II, used, HB, plus The United States Tenn Cent Stamp of of 1855-1857, used, SB, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6751

Asia Philatelic Library. A great library for any collector or dealer interested in the Asia area, volumes include The Great Wall, Journal of Chinese Philately, China Clipper, and the International Philippine Philatelic Society, some scarce publication in this lot, well worth an aggressive bid, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6752

Barnes, Robert, The Postal Cancellations of the Falkland Islands, 143 pages, hardbound, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6753

Benjamin Y K Hwa, The Illustrated Covers Postcards Lettercards Remittance Certificates Of Revenue Surcharges, two volumes, with slipcase, Vol 1 328 pages, Vol 2 424 pages, in English & Chinese, illustrated with color photos, several fly speck stains on edge of volumes, otherwise, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6754

Boggs, The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada, HB/2 vols. 761 p. plus 169 p. addendum. Illus, definitive work on the country, light wear to the spines and cover edges.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6755

Lester G. Brookman, The 19th Century Postage Stamps of the United States, All three hardbound volumes, 1 & 2 done in 1947 and 3 done in 1967, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6756
 
Brookman, Lester G., The 19th Century Postage Stamps of the United States, All three hardbound volumes, 1 & 2 done in 1947 and 3 done in 1967; some minor edge wear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6757
 
Brookman, Lester G., The Nineteenth Century Postage Stamps of the United States, Vol. I & II, both signed, used, HB, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6758
 
Canada & B.N.A, group of six books including: The Postal History of Canada by Nelson Bond; Newfoundland Airmail by R.E. Dalwick & C.H. Harmer; and B.N.A. Book, Stamps of British North America by Fred Jarrett, used, must books for all B.N.A. collectors' libraries, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6759

Charles W Dougan, The Shanghai Postal System, published by the American Philatelic Society, 214 pages, in English, illustrated with black and white photos, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6760
 
[China] China Philatelic Literature. Thirty three items, includes Prize Selections from the Rocpex Taipei '81, Supplement to the Postage Stamp Catalogue of the Republic of China 1958-1965, Ma's Illustrated Catalogue of the Stamps of China, Chiu's Supplement 1963, Early Chinese Communist Stamps, ten issues of the The China Clipper 1979-1980, and numerous auction catalogues mostly from the 1980's, excellent lot for the China specialist, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6761

Coburn, Jesse L., Letters of Gold, California Postal History Through 1869, 389 pages. Large hardcover with dust jacket. The Philatelic Foundation, Inc. No edition indicated; undated except for 1984 copyright date., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34
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Realized $17.
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Lot 6762
 
de Quesada & Northrop, The War in Cuba or the Great Struggle for Freedom, 1896 edition. Light green cloth with illustrated boards, 592 page book. Illustrated with black & white drawings and phototype engravings. Presented page is clean and unmarked. Condition : Very Good with edge rubs corner bumps. Size: 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. Illustr.: Various Contributors. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Illustrated Hardcover. Jacket: No Dust Jacket as Issued.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6763

Devol and Graham, Establishment of the First U.S. Government Post Offices in the Northwest Territory, 1975, 48 pages, hardbound, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $7.
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Lot 6764

Donald R Alexander, Postal Stationery Of Taiwan, Republic Of China, published by The China Stamp Society, 37 pages, in English, illustrated with black & white photos, with price guide in pocket in back cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6765

Farmer, H. V., Seychelles Postage Stamps & Postal History, hard bound, 123 pages; minor water damage, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6766

Fenn, A. Cecil, FRPSL, Orange Free State, Postal and Other Markings 1868-1910, 1956, 54 pages softbound, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6767
 
Foreign Countries' Literature, group of 24 books/catalogs, includes: Bermuda, The 1910-36 "Ship" Type Stamps by M.H. Ludington; The One Anna & Two Anna Postage Stamps of India by L.E. Dawson; Sweden Skilling Issues; PostaL Issue Of Finland by Carl E. Pelander, used, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6768
 
Gaines, Arleigh, United Nations Philately, 3 volumes in large loose leaf binders, 1980, lightly used condition, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6769

Harrison, Galen D., Prisoners' Mail From the American Civil War, Published 1997. HB. 307 p. Illus. Union & CSA/w brief history of each, markings used, numbers of cvr from each prison. Incs Parole camps, Provost Marshals, Civilian Flag of Truce, fakes cvrs/markings, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6770

Helbock, Richard W, Postmarks of Territorial Alaska, Published 1979. 2nd edition. SPB. 215 p. Illus. Town, location, population, cancels used, usage dates, notes, value guide., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6771
 
Hilckes, Harry, Illustrated Catalogues of All Known Reprints & How to Detect Them, (translator), c1892, 73pp, used, from the German of Dr. Kalckhoff, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6772

Hoffman, Regis, World War I in East Africa: The Indian Expeditionary Force, 19 page monograph as well as examples of FPO 304,348 and 349 cancels on I.E.F. overprinted stamps.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6773

Italy and Colonies Philatelic Library. An eclectic lot of literature, with 32 issues of O Filatelista 1948-1960, 18 issues of Fil Italia 1990-2014 and 53 issues of War Cover Bulletin 1968-1972, an excellent lot for the Italy and Colonies specialist, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6774

Johl, Max G., The United States Commemorative Stamps of the Twentieth Century, 1947 edition, two volumes, both autographed by the author; dust jackets show light aging, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6775

[Czechoslovakia] Karasek, Kvasnicka and Paulicek, Padelky Ceskoslovenskych Postovinich Znamek, 367 pages, hardbound, written in Czech, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6776

Langford, Frederick, Standard Flag Cancel Encyclopedia, Published 1965. 2nd edition. SPB. 80 p. Illus. By state & town. Shows types, varieties/w rarity ratings, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Realized $8.
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Lot 6777

Laurence, Robert, Catalogue of the George Walcott Collection of Used Civil War Patriotic Covers, hard bound, 261 pages, 3253 lots with prices realized, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6778

Lievsay, John E., Philatélie à la Française, 1991, SB, 99 pp., includes International Mail 1699-1869, The Hulot Plates of 1849-1876, and First Issues, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $7.
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Lot 6779

[China] Ma Zung-Sung, Editor, Ma's Illustrated Catalogue of the Stamps of China, 1947 First Edition with slip case, like new, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6780

Milgram, James W., Abraham Lincoln Illustrated Envelopes and Letter Paper, 1860-1865, Published 1984. HB. 272 p. Fully illus. By type design list/w reference number & description., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6781

Minuse & Pratt, The Essays and Proofs of British North America, Hard cover, 198 pp., first edition, illustrated, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6782
 
Miscellaneous Group Literature, 32 books/catalogues/Journals, includes Scott's Standard Postage Stamp Catalogues; Washington Philatelist; The Scot's Philatelist; Stamp Tribune (Monthly), wide range of material, used, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6783

Nestler, Harold, A Bibliography of New York State Communities, HB, 103 pages, moisture damage to top of volume, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $16
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Realized $8.
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Lot 6784
 
Philatelic Congress G.B, 22 year books, 1940, 1946-7, 1948-50 (two of each year), 1951-52, 1954 and 1959-60, all with index, used, HB, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6785

Phillips, George H., The Post Offices of South Dakota, 1861-1930, Published 1975. Card. 66 p. By county/w open/close dates, notes, creased front cover, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $12.
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Lot 6786

Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China 1878-1986, with plastic dust jacket, in Chinese, illustrated with color photos, 423 pages, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6787

Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China 1878-1991, with plastic dust jacket, in Chinese, illustrated with color photos, 527 pages, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6788

Postage Stamp Catalogue Republic Of China 1878-1996, with plastic dust jacket, in Chinese, illustrated with color photos, 527 pages, split on spine of dj, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6789
 
Pratt, The Pence Issues of Newfoundland 1857-1866, HB. 192 p. text illus. + loose 2 color plts & transparency in pocket, exceptional study of the stamps and postal history, with list of recorded pence issue covers.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6790

PRC Library. 48 volumes, includes PRC 1st Flight Souvenir Covers, Yang's Postage Stamp Catalogue of PRC, Postage Stamp Catalogue of PRC, Yang's Postage Stamp Catalogue of PRC Liberated Areas, The Silver Currency Stamps and Temporary Labels of China and National Currency Stamps of China, some duplication with different editions, a lot for the neophyte PRC collector, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6791

Edited by Edward B. Proud, History of British Army Postal Service, 1882-1902, hardbound, 283 pages, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6792
 
Report of the Legislative Committee from the State Of New York to the Alaska-Yukon Exposition 1909, hardcover, 197 pp., illustrated with photos, title page loose at bottom, excellent reference for expo or Alaska Yukon collectors.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6793
 
Republic of China Literature, twelve books, includes Postage Stamp Catalog Republic of China 1878-1999, The Revenue Surcharges China 1897 Vol 1, Ma's 1947 Illustrated Catalogue of the Stamps of China, Centennial Edition Postage Stamp Catalogue, A Select Collection of Large Dragon Stamps, Covers and Postmarks, A treatsie on the Extant Copies of the Small One Dollar with Illustrations, The Gold Yuan Stamps of China, Forgeries of China's Large Dragons 1878, The Catalogue of Unit & Silver Yuan Stamps of China, The Gee-Ma Forgeries China 18997-1949, and The National Currency Stamps of China 1945-1948, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6794

Rich, Wesley Everett, The History of the U.S. Post Office in the Year 1829, Quarterman reprint; 190p, HB. A thorough examination of the post office from 1692 through 1829, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Realized $8.
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Lot 6795

[Thailand] Row, R. W. Harold, The Adhesive Postage Stamps of Siam, issues through 1912, 75 pages, softbound; verticaly creased and minor stains at top of pages, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6796

Salkind, Sol, U S Cancels 1890-1900 With Special Emphasis on the Fancy Cancels Found on the 2c Red Definitive Stamps of This Period, Published 1985. Card. 120 p. Shows thousands of cancels. By type/w illus. & reference number for each. Type & Geographical Indexes., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $16
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Realized $8.
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Lot 6797

Smithies & Dawson, The Postage Stamps of Nepal, 15 parcel post., paper wrappers,edge flaws front cover, scarce pamphlet, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6798

A Stamp History of China's Liberated Areas, 7 volumes, with dust jackets, includes East China, North China, Soviet Area, Northwest, Northeast, Southwest and Central and South, in Chinese and English, color photos, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $225.
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Lot 6799
 
Stamp Specialist, 11 bound volumes, incl blue, brown, coral, emerald, gray, green, maroon, orange (2 copies), and Vol. I Parts 3 & 4, HB, used, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6800

Steinhart, The Rates of Postage of Canada 1711-1900, HB, 443 pp., with rates, rules and regulations.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6801
 
[Japan] Tettm, David, FRPSL, A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia During the Second World War, Volume 1-6, Hardbound with dust jackets, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6802
 
Trimble, Canadian Re-entry Study Group Newsletter 1981-1996, four binders with individual newsletters in sleeves, illustrated, many updated, a wealth of information not readily available elsewhere.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6803

Wellburn, The Stamps & Postal History of Vancouver Island & British Columbia, HB, dj, 164 p. full-color photos of the Gold Medal collection as it appeared on exhibition pages.
Suggested Bid $75
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6804
 
White, R.H., Encyclopedia of the Colors of United States Postage Stamps, also Planty's Photo Encyclopedia of Cacheted FDCs. White consists of Vols. 1, 2, 3 & 4, published by Philatelic Research Ltd., looseleaf style, copyright 1981 and Planty's consists of Vols. I - X, published by F.D.C. Publishing Co., looseleaf style, copyright 1976-1984, some light page foxing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $375.
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Lot 6805

Williams, L.N. & M., Fundamentals of Philately, Published 1990. HB. 862 p. Illus. 15 chapters covers all aspects of stamp production. Incs. paper, watermarks, design, printing types, embossing, inks, color, gum & separation., F.-V.F. wear to dj.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6806

[Japan] Woodward, A. M. Tracey, The Postage Stamps of Japan and Dependencies, 1978 Quarterman reprint of the original 2 volume 1928 edition. Hardbound, 548 pages of text and 243 plates, with dust cover, Very Fine, scarce, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6807
 
Worldwide Eclectic Collectible Library. 23 volumes, includes Holmes Catalogue of Canada and British North America, 1946 Scott Catalogue of Air Post Stamps, Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Pre Decimal catalogue, Official ANA grading Standards for US Coins, and two volumes of The Athenian Agora catalogues of pottery, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6808
 
Worldwide Philatelic Library, over thirty catalogs, includes 2011 Scott Classic Specialized, American Airmail Catalog volume 1, 5 and price supplement, Edifil, Stanley Gibbons Middle East, Great Britain Pre-Decimal and South Africa, Yvert & Teller, Sassone, Bale Israel, Michel Scandinavia, China, Germany Specialized, Russia, Caribbean, Africa & West Africa, and the German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, a group that will assist you in identifying those found gems, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 6809
 
Worldwide Philatelic Library. 14 volumes, includes Holmes Catalogue of Canada and British North America, Yvert & Teller 2006 France, Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise and New Zealand Concise, Facit Postal VI, two binders of Liberia specialized, 1973 Geosix newsletter, Scott first day cover checklist, great starter lot for your philatelic library, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6810

1985 Harmers Specialized Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, two auctions hard cover bound, illustrated with prices realized, some great material presented here, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 6811
 
Useful & Varied Philatelic Literature Library. History of the United States Pioneer & Government Operated Air Mail Service 1910-1928, The Orient Flight L.Z. 127 Graf Zeppelin, The Semi-Official Air Stamps of Canada 1924-1934, Christmas Stamps of the World, The Australian Air Mail Catalogue, The Routes of the Valkyries, American Airmail Catalog Vol I-Vol V, Sanabria Catalog, Tydol Stamp Album of American Aviation, Sutton's The Science of Flight, and many other scarce volumes, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6812

Assorted Philatelic Literature, in two large boxes, includes Poland Locals by A. Hall, United Nations literature, Scott U.S. Possessions album with pages, Springer Handbooks 5th-10th editions, plus various auction catalogs, please examine, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6813

Postal Stationery Magazine, 1974-95, . Appears complete for years listed, also includes accompanying Postal Stationery Pantograph, a lot of useful information not to be found elsewhere for postal envelopes and cards, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6814
 
Stamp Collecting Literature, lot includes Postage Due by George Arfken, American Stampless Catalog, two UPSS Catalogs of the 19th and 20th Century Stamped Envelopes, Lick 'em Stick'em The Lost Art of Poster Stamps and other general works on the hobby, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6815
 
Worldwide Catalogs & Reference Works. Interesting property, including several commercial stamp catalogues such as 1947 Ceres France Colonies; 2004 Michel Germany Specialized (Volumes 1 & 2); Newfoundland Specialized: The Trail of the Caribou"; Know your stamps by Aretz, plus a fair amount of "The American Philatelist' numbers issued in 1965-66 period. Also as a bonus we noted 1959 15¢ air mail sheet, incl. first day cover signed by Postmaster General; 1965 5¢ salvation army commemorative sheet signed by the honorable William McMillan (Assistant Postmaster General of the United States). A no brainer lot at our estimate, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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