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    Lot 20
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    General: 'The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria Library: A History and Catalogue' (1996 deluxe edition in slip-case) by Kellow & Turner, 'The Philatelic Society of Victoria' (1926) by Derrick - a scarce title, 'Century of Happiness, The Centennial History of RPSV (1992) by Chisholm

     

    Lot 21
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $80

    General: 'The De La Rue History of British and Foreign Postage Stamps' (1958) by Easton, foxing

     

    Lot 22
    Estimate: $150

    General: 'London Philatelist', Jan. 1964 (Vol 64) to May 2005 (Vol 114) apparently complete unbound. A long run rarely offered in this country. Heavy in 3 cartons - buyer to remove!

     

    Lot 23
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    General: Large range of local and overseas philatelic exhibition prospectuses, catalogues and palmares, incl a number of souvenirs contained in 3 large boxes. Heavy - buyer to remove!

     

    Lot 24
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $230

    General: Library remainder including many good titles, with texts on Falklands Is, Seychelles, Straits Settlements, Great Britain, Finland, India, Australian States and many others (65 items)

     

    Lot 25
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $125

    New South Wales: Selection comprising 1983 reprint of Houison 'History of the Post Office', 'Stamp Forgeries' by Pope, 'N.S.W. & A.C.T. Post Offices' by Hopson, 'N.S.W. & A.C.T. Post, Receiving, Telegraph and Telephone Offices' Vols I & II by Hopson & Pope, 'Undeliverable Mail' by Orchard & Tobin, 'Instructional Postal Markings 1982-83' by Peck and 'Postmarks of N.S.W.' part one by Tobin (8)

     

    Lot 26
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $650

    New South Wales: 'The Stamps of New South Wales' (RPSL 1962) by Hutson, some cover staining, binding much better than normally seen for this rare volume

     

    Lot 27
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $115

    New South Wales: 'The Postal History of Sydney' Vols I - VI by Orchard & Tobin

     

    Lot 28
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $32

    New South Wales: 'The Postal History of N.S.W. 1788-1901' (hardbound with dust-jacket) by White

     

    Lot 29
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $125

    South Australia: 'The Postage Stamps of South Australia' (1947) by Purves, 'The Long Stamps of 1902-1912' (1978) by Purves, 'Numeral Cancellations' (1988) by Campbell & Pearce, 'Murray Collection of Departmental Stamps 1868-1874 (1953), also a long run of the 'Shilling Violet'

     

    Lot 30
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $130

    Tasmania: 'The Postal History and Postal Markings' Volumes I and II by Campbell, Purves and Viney, 'The Pictorial Stamps of Tasmania 1899-1912' (1980) by Lancaster and 'A History of the Post Office in Australia' by APO

     

    Lot 31
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $160

    Victoria: 'The Half-lengths Portraits and the Twopence Queen Enthroned' by Pack (1923), classic work in good condition

     

    Lot 32
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $950

    Victoria: 'The Half-lengths of Victoria' by Purves (RPSL 1953), much sought-after, good condition

     

    Lot 33
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    Victoria: Range of Monographs including the Purves works on the Port Phillip District, Registered and Too Late Stamps, Emblems, Butterfly & Barred Oval Postmarks, Barred Numeral Obliterators, plus 'The Stamps of Victoria' by Kellow, and few others, good/fine

     

    Lot 34
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $230

    Western Australia: 'Western Australia The Stamps and Postal History' WASG handbook (1979), Monographs by Juhl Volumes I and II, 'Philately from Western Australia' (1992) by Juhl, 'Western Australia The Introduction of Adhesive Postage Stamps...' (1977) by Pope 'Western Australia The 4d Lithograph 1854-1864' (1984) by Pope and the Smits reproductions of 1854 lithographs

     

    Lot 35
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $110

    Australia: 'Philately from Australia' Volume I, No.2, then complete from Volume 6, No. 2 (June 1954) to Volume 56, No.4 (Dec 2004). Fine run

     

    Lot 36
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $105

    Australia: 'The Chapman Collection of Australian Commonwealth Stamps' (1999) by Chapman, deluxe edition with special optd M/S

     

    Lot 37
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $115

    Barbados: 'The Stamps of Barbados' by Bayley (1989) - the standard text, 'The Postal Markings of Barbados' by Benwell & Britnor (1961) and 'Barbados Post Office Markings' by Clarke, Radford & Cave (1982)

     

    Lot 38
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $230

    British Empire: Robson Lowe Encyclopaedias Volumes I to VI, Vol II with missing spine. Rarely offered as a set

     

    Lot 39
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    British Empire: 'Perkins Bacon Records' Volumes I and II (1953) by de Worms, minor foxing, generally fine

     

    Lot 40
    Estimate: $80

    Bermuda: 'The Post Office, Postal Markings and Adhesive Stamps of Bermuda' (1962) by Luddington, original edition, tatty dust-jacket, contents fine

     

    Lot 41
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    British North America: 'New Brunswick and Nova Scotia' (RPSL 1962) by Argenti, original edition and now very scarce

     

    Lot 42
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $200

    British Guiana: 'The Postage Stamps and Postal History of British Guiana' (RPSL 1970) by Townsend and Howe. The two key reference and now very scarce

     

    Lot 43
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $440

    British West Indies: 'The Postage Stamps, Envelopes. Wrappers, Post Cards and Telegraph Stamps of the British Colonies in the West Indies' (Philatelic Society of London 1891), half-leather binding with plates in a separate volume. Rarely offered

     

    Lot 44
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    British West Indies: Important group comprising Bahamas handbook by Gisburn (1983) and 'Bahamas Early Mail Services and Postal Markings' by Luddington (1982), Grenada handbook by Bacon & Napier (binding broken), Montserrat handbooks by Britnor (1965 and 1998 editions), Leeward Islands by Hopkins (1918), Trinidad handbook by Marriott (1963), St. Vincent handbooks by Napier & Bacon (1895), Brown (1917) and Pierce, Messenger & Lowe (1971), Turks & Caicos Islands handbook by Challis (1983) and 'Postal History of BWI' by Britnor (1959)

     

    Lot 45
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $70

    Canada: 'The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada' Volumes I and II (1946) by Boggs, original edition, dust-jackets tatty but contents good

     

    Lot 46
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $130

    Chile: 'Los Primeros Sellos de Chile 1853 and 1857' (1964) by Galvez and 'Chile First Issues of Postage Stamps 1853-1867' (1989) by Blank. The two key references on the first issue

     

    Lot 47
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    China: 'Postage Stamp Catalogue of the Republic of China 1878-1996' excellent hard-bound catalogue in English, 610 pages

     

    Lot 48
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    Denmark: 'The Postage Stamps of Denmark 1851-1951' (1951) by Andersen, including reprints, some foxing. Ex RSPV Library

     

    Lot 49
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $42

    Dominica: 'Dominica Postal History, Stamps and Postal Stationery to 1935' (1994) by Toeg, the standard text

     

    Lot 50
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    Danish West Indies: 'Danish West Indies Mail, 1754-1917 Volume II; The Postal Emissions' (1981) by Engstrom with reprint block of 25 of the 1856 3c

     

    Lot 51
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    Forgeries: 'The Work of Jean de Sperati' (1955), a famous and important book, however the text only

     

    Lot 52
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    Great Britain: 'The Reform of the Post Office' (RPSL 2000) by Fryes & Ackerman, two volumes as new

     

    Lot 53
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    Great Britain: 'British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century' (1984) by Bodily, Jarvis & Hahn, fine condition

     

    Lot 54
    Estimate: $150

    Great Britain: 'The Maritime History of the British Isles' by Robertson in two binders, slip-cases damaged, contents good, appears complete

     

    Lot 55
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $525

    Hong Kong: 'The Philatelic and Postal History of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports of China and Japan' (1961) by Webb, the original RPSL edition, some minor foxing but better than average, also 'Scarcity and Valuation Guide' plus Hong Kong Postage Stamps of the Queen Victoria Period' by Gurevitch

     

    Lot 56
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $90

    Ionian Islands: 'Postal History of the Ionian Islands' (1987) by Zaphiviou, huge volume

     

    Lot 57
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $220

    Maritime: Selection comprising 'Australasian Wreck Mail' hardbound by Peace, 'A History of Wreck Covers' hardbound by Hopkins, 'The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World Part 2' hardbound by Ringstrom and Tester, 'Ship Letters of Australia' Vol I by Molnar, 'Ship Letters of the South Pacific' by Dovey and 'The Pacific Steam Navigation Company' by Doublet, latter two minor staining, others fine

     

    Lot 58
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $320

    Mauritius: 'Classic Mauritius' (1981) by Kanai in slip-case, 'Mauritius Postal History and Stamps' (RPSL 1991) by Ibbotson - scarce and sought after, plus 'The "B53" Obliterator of Mauritius' (1976) by Barker

     

    Lot 59
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    Netherlands: 'Emissie 1864' by Cleij, fine condition (in Dutch)

     

    Lot 60
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $340

    New Zealand: 'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand' Volume I, some foxing and Volume II with plates

     

    Lot 61
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    New Zealand: 'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand' Volume II with plates (torn dust-jacket), some foxing and Volume III fine

     

    Lot 62
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    New Zealand: 'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand' Volume II with plates and Volume IV, minor foxing

     

    Lot 63
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $190

    New Zealand: 'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand' Volume II with plates and Volume V, some foxing

     

    Lot 64
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $65

    Pacific Islands: Group of monographs including Papua Lakatois I and II by Croaker', Fiji 'The Stamps and Postal History 1870-75' by Rodger & Duberal', New Hebrides 'The Postal Stamps and their History' by Hals & Collas, and various Hawthorn Press monographs (11 items)

     

    Lot 65
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $145

    Samoa: 'The Samoa Express Postage Stamps' by Yardley (1916) - binding tatty though rare, 'Samoa Notes in Postal History 1882-1900' by Gibbons (c.1950), some foxing

     

    Lot 66
    Estimate: $60

    Sierra Leone: 'The Postal Service of Sierra Leone' by Beale (RPSL 1988), standard text

     

    Lot 67
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    Thailand: 'The Prakaipet Indhussphon Collection of Siam' hardbound reproduction of this famous collection in slip-case plus 'Thailand The Classic Period' hardbound colour photocopy of the John Lancaster collection

     

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