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image of CANADA 95.  THE COLLECTION OF 1995 STAMPS.

CANADA 95. THE COLLECTION OF 1995 STAMPS.

by Ellis, Louise and Ebbs, Leslie Elizabeth.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780660598376
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NZ$50.88

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Canada: Canada Post Corporation, 1995. 66 pp, 10 3/4" H. Black covers with gilt lettering on spine, blindstamped maple leaf and lettering on front board. Pictorial endpapers, colour and b&w photographs, drawings throughout. Colour illustrated slipcase. Contains 68 stamps (collated), which have been removed from the original envelope and inserted into the protective plastic sleeves on… Read more
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image of THE POST-OFFICE ANNUAL DIRECTORY FOR 1836-37:  CONTAINING AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MERCHANTS, TRADERS, MANUFACTURERS, AND PRINCIPAL INHABITANTS: AND A SECOND LIST OF THE NAMES OF MERCHANTS, MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS, IN GLASGOW AND SUBURBS.

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Glasgow: John Graham (For the Letter-Carriers of the Post-Office), 1836. xv, 341, 118 pp, 7 1/8" H. Brown leather spine and corners, marbled paper-covered boards, black leather title label on spine with gilt lettering, additional gilt date and decoration, blindstamped design. Small label at top of front pastedown: "J. Carss & Co., Bookbinders, 31, Argyle Street, Glasgow."… Read more
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image of A HISTORY OF BRITAIN IN THIRTY-SIX POSTAGE STAMPS.

A HISTORY OF BRITAIN IN THIRTY-SIX POSTAGE STAMPS.

by West, Chris. (Christopher)

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Capricorn Books
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781250035509
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NZ$18.17

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New York: Picador, 2013. 277 pp, 8 1/2" H. Colour reproductions. "(T)ells the rich, layered, and breathtaking history of Britain through thirty-six of its fascinating, often beautiful, and sometimes eccentric postage stamps. Through them, one can glimpse the whole epic tale of an empire unfolding. From the famous Penny Black, printed soon after Queen Victoria's coronation,… Read more
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COMMONWEALTH PRICE LIST JUNE 2001.

by Purves Philatelics.

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Capricorn Books
Published
2001
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Very Good+
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NZ$21.81

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Tonbridge, Kent: Purves Philatelics, 2001. 30 pp, 10 7/8" H. Colour photographs. Contents: Pre King George VI sets & single items; 1935 Silver Jubilee sets; Pre King George VI sale items; King George VI sets & single items; King George VI booklets; King George VI errors & varieties; King George VI Omnibus sets; King George VI sale items. … Read more
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image of PUBLIC AUCTION SALE:  GENERAL FOREIGN STAMPS INCLUDING GERMAN AREA, SPECIALIZED POLAND, SWITZERLAND AND REST OF THE WORLD.  OCTOBER 6,7, 1976.

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New York: Cherrystone Stamp Center, 1976. 93 pp + 32 pp of b&w illustrations, 8 1/2" H. The catalog of an auction sale. The first session included stamps from: German Colonies and German Offices Abroad, German Old States, Germany, Empire, Federal, Republic, Berlin, SAAR. The second session included stamps from France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Iceland, Luxembourg, Marienwerder-Monaco,… Read more
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image of MOSAIC OF CANADA ON POSTAGE STAMPS: A PICTORIAL GLIMPSE AT CANADA'S HISTORY.

MOSAIC OF CANADA ON POSTAGE STAMPS: A PICTORIAL GLIMPSE AT CANADA'S HISTORY.

by Mika, Nick and Mika, Helma.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1967
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Very Good
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Belleville, Ontario: Mika Silk Screening, 1967. 143 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated with reproductions of Canadian stamps. "(C)ompiled not only for the enjoyment of stamp collectors, but for everyone who wants to know more about Canada. The selection of Canadian postage stamps used as illustrations presents a colourful mosaic of our fascinating country. If you study… Read more
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image of CANADA POST OFFICES 1755-1895.

CANADA POST OFFICES 1755-1895.

by Campbell, Frank W.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780880000086
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NZ$65.42

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Boston: Quarterman Publications, 1972. 191 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H) - brown cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board. Profusely illustrated in b&w with reproductions of postmarks and sketch maps. An alphabetical listing of Canadian post offices for all provinces (except Newfoundland) from 1755 to 1895. Slight bump at top corners of boards, light rubbing and a few… Read more
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image of TOMMY ATKINS' LETTERS: THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY POSTAL SERVICE FROM 1795.

TOMMY ATKINS' LETTERS: THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY POSTAL SERVICE FROM 1795.

by Boyden, Peter B. Foreword by Ian G. Robertson.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780901721181
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London: National Army Museum, 1990. 48 pp, 4to (11 5/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. Contents: Foreword; Beginning to 1840; The Crimean War, 1854-1856; India, 1838-1914; Africa, 1878-1898; The Boer War, 1899-1902; The First World War, 1914-1918; The Second World War, 1939-1945; From 1945 to 1990; Sources and Bibliography. Interior - faint cigarette odour, otherwise clean… Read more
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image of NORTHWEST TERRITORIES POSTAL CANCELLATIONS 1907-1986.

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES POSTAL CANCELLATIONS 1907-1986.

by O'Reilly, Kevin. Inscribed.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780919801554
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NZ$50.88

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Toronto: Unitrade Press, 1987. 230 pp, 4to (11" H). Inscribed on title page: "To Jim & Pat / Best Wishes / K O'Reilly". B&w reproductions, maps. "A brief introduction reviews the geographic, temporal and philatelic scope of this research. This is followed by an office-by-office historical sketch, illustrations of the markings and a listing of their known usages. Features:… Read more
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image of THE MYSTERY OF THE PRINCE EDWARD "QUEEN".

THE MYSTERY OF THE PRINCE EDWARD "QUEEN".

by Eckhardt, William J.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780919801301
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NZ$29.08

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Toronto: Unitrade, 1985. Unpaginated (approx. 14pp.), 9" H. B&w illustrations. "In December of 1866 a peculiar 10 cent 'Prince Edward Island' stamp made its appearance in Europe. It was without perforations, printed in black on yellow paper, and the name of the country was misspelled. Those who saw the stamp said that it had 'an unreal look'… Read more
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image of DINKY DAYMUS VARIETIES: PHILATELIC FLAWS AND ODDITIES FEATURING CANADA.

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Brantford, Ontario: Canadian Wholesale Supply Unpaginated (36 pp plus covers), 8 1/2" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w with examples of creases, misprints, breaks, flaws, etc. on stamps from Canada (majority) and other countries. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few very tiny marks to covers, minor edgewear.. Stapled in Wraps. Very Good+.… Read more
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image of CANADIAN FANCY CANCELLATIONS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.  A HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICA PHILATELIC SOCIETY.

CANADIAN FANCY CANCELLATIONS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICA PHILATELIC SOCIETY.

by Day, K.M. and Smythies, E.A.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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NZ$25.44

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(Toronto): British North America Philatelic Society, 1973. 158 pp, 8 1/2" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w showing cancellations with descriptions on facing page. Page 86 showing the descriptions for Plate XXXIX was laid in loosely after printing/binding. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - spine and edges darkening slightly, spine flat with… Read more
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image of MAIL MEMORIES (PICTORIAL GUIDE TO POSTCARD COLLECTING).  (POST CARD.)   WITH 1985 REVISED PRICE GUIDE LAID-IN.

MAIL MEMORIES (PICTORIAL GUIDE TO POSTCARD COLLECTING). (POST CARD.) WITH 1985 REVISED PRICE GUIDE LAID-IN.

by Kaduck, John M.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
4th Printing.
ISBN
9780870691409
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NZ$21.81

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Des Moines, Iowa: Wallace-Homestead, 1979. 68 pp, 4to (11" H). 4-page 1985 revised price guide laid in. Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions of postcards. A pictorial price guide to postcards, arranged by subject, i.e. Advertising, Animals, Christmas, Comic, Dogs, Drinking, Easter, Girls, Halloween, Indians, Military, Negroes, Patriotic, Royalty, Santa Claus, Sports, Thanksgiving, Valentine, Western, Air Ships, Buses, Fire Engines,… Read more
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