Philatelic Literature

Sale 3022 - Session 3 - United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Collections
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  • Lot# : 3001 Philatelic Literature

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    Fournier Forgery Album. No. 138; the celebrated volume containing approximately 3,000 "unused" and "used" singles and multiples plus an array of surcharges and cancels, complete but for a few empty spaces, in blue binder with "Album De Fac-Similés Edité Par L'Union Philatélique de Genève" in gold on front cover, an "EX LIBRIS" bookplatye inside front cover and a previous owner's address stamontitle page, binding and pages intact, Very Fine and desirable volume of which only 480 were produced and of which very few remain intact as many of the books have either been divided into country groups or had items removed.
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500 USD

    Lot# : 3002 Philatelic Literature

    Ridgway, Robert, "Color Standards and Nomenclature", privately printed, Washington, 1912; hardcover; green cloth, 53 pages of mounted color chips in nice condition with tissue guards, the half-title is also in color; pages starting to split from the binding and there is some tape mending between the inside front cover and first (blank) page and the inside back cover and end-page, also trivial bit of mending tape on the title page, pages 3-5 with evidence of a paper clip at top, overall quite good condition, a generally sound copy of a scarce and desirable book; accompanied by other color reference works incl "The Methuen Handbook of Color" and "The Color Handbook" (Collectors Institute Reference Library)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 525 USD

    Lot# : 3003 Philatelic Literature

    White, R.H., "Encyclopedia of the Colors of United States Postage Stamps", Vol. I-IV complete in four binders with slipcases, published by Philatelic Research Ltd., almost as new, dedicated to Dr Searing and autographed by the author on the title page, a very popular and sought-after reference work.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 3004 Philatelic Literature

    Ready-Made United States Postal History Library, seven oversized boxes of literature w/ postal history guides for virtually every state present, in addition to the standard works on APOs, RPOs, Naval cancels, as well as post office directories and other POD publications going back to the 1920s/30s, most of the major books you would need to become an expert in US postal history, a wonderful library acquired over many years, office viewing only, take the extreme weight into account if you are thinking about having this shipped
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 3005 Philatelic Literature

    Collector's 19th Century Stamps Library, includes Ashbrook "US 1c Stamp of 1851-57" Vol 2, Brazer "Essays for US Adhesive Postage Stamps" (Quarterman), Brookman "US Postage Stamps of the 19th Century" Vol 1-3, Chase "The 3c Stamp of the US 1851-57 Issue" (Quarterman), Evans "The US 1c Franklin 1861-67" (hb), Hill "The US 5c Stamps of 1856-61", Lane "The Harry F Allen Collection of Black Jacks", Luff "Postmasters' Provisional Stamps" (includes plates), Neil "The Trans-Mississippi Issue of 1898", Neinken "US 1c Stamp of 1851-61", "US 10c Stamps of 1855-59"; Skinner & Peterson "The 1851 Issue Sesquicentennial Retrospective", etc., typical collector use and wear, some of the books may contain hand-written notations, a Fine foundation group
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 3006 Philatelic Literature

    US 19th Century Postal History Literature Group, includes Alexander "Simpson's US Postal Markings 1851-61", Ashbrook "Special Service" (text as photocopies, photos the Bilden reprints with the 319 covers grouped), Coburn "Letters of Gold", Hargest "History of Letter Post Communications Between the US and Europe 1845-1875" (Quarterman), Skinner & Eno "US Cancellations 1845-1869", Starnes "US Letter Rates to Foreign Destinations 1847 to GPU-UPU" (some cover damage at bottom and just slightly affecting some pages), Staff "The Transatlantic Mail" (Quarterman), also includes the "American Illustrated Cover Catalog" (Biddle auction sale), photocopies of the PMG Annual reports for 1847-49, typical light collector wear, Fine group
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 3007 Philatelic Literature

    Foreign Postal History Library w/ Emphasis on Canada, British Commonwealth, several oversized boxes loaded with useful publications on foreign postal history, a special emphasis on Canada including Boggs's "Postage Stamps and Postal History of Newfoundland" and Ludlow's "Catalogue of Canadian Railway Cancellations," plus books on Australia, Asia, etc., a wonderfully useful assortment of books, office viewing only, take weight into account if thinking about having this shipped
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 3008 Philatelic Literature

    American Philatelic Congress Handbooks, 1935/97. missing only 1936 (#2) and 1984 (#50), 1/20 softbound as always, includes an index for 1935-69, typical very light collector/ shelf wear, Fine run
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 3009 Philatelic Literature

    Sotheby Parke Bernet Stamp Auction Co Catalog Run, 1977/81, 42 different catalogs incl 1977 Waterway Packetmarks, 1977/78 Homan Estate 1-3, 1978 Confederate States, 1978 Western Express, 1978 Juhring 1-2 (part 1 front cover crease), 1978 DeVoss, 1980 Ishikawa, 1c Blues, Hawaii, 1980 Waterway Packetmarks, etc., most with prices realized, some typical light collector/ shelf wear, note few notations in some of the catalogs, sale S-43 front and back covers present but separated from catalog, Fine run
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3010 Philatelic Literature

    Literature Assortment, includes full set of 20 volumes of "The Stamp Specialist", assorted handbooks incl "Sloane's Column" (BIA compilation), "Baker's US Classics", "Pat Paragraphs" (BIA compilation), Armstrong US 1906-38 Coils, 1908-21 Wash-Franklins and 1922-38 Definitives, Johl US 20th Century Postage Stamps Vol. 1 revised, Gobie "The Speedy", "US Parcel Post, A Postal History", Luff "Postage Stamps of the US" (Quarterman), Schmid "The Expert's Book", etc., typical light collector/ shelf wear, some with collector notations, Fine group
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 3011 Philatelic Literature

    1970s/2010s Auction Catalogs Assortment, primarily name sales but also incl a run of 1976/91 Wolffer's, sales include Bennett Craveri 1847s, Hill Postmaster Provisionals/ 1847/69 Covers, Mayer 1856 5c, Christies Ishikawa US 1847-69, Jarrett Postal Markings, July 2 1847 Cover, Klein 3-5, Paliafito 1861-68 30c, Weill Bros Confederates, Provisionals, US, Harmer Grunun 1847/61, Hessel 1-3, "Princeton" C3a block, Shreve Agris coils, Floyd, Lyons, Siegel "Advertiser " Hawaii, Golden Carriers & Locals, Grace 1, 3 Used US, Grunin 20th Century, Hall Carriers & Locals/ Western Express, Kilbourne Confederate Provisionals, Mirsky 1847s, "Rush" 1847 cover, Zoellner US, Rumsey Barbara Fosdyke Ray Black Jacks, etc., typical light collector/ shelf wear, some with collector notations, Fine group
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 3012 Philatelic Literature

    1920s/60s Auction Catalogs Assortment, nostalgic assortment of catalogs which includes one or more sales from Kelton & Sloane, JM Bartels, Robert Laurence, JC Morgenthau, Bertrand Drew, Y Souren, Herman Toaspern, Samuel Paige, Carl Pelander, Eugene Klein, Vahan Mozian, Eugene Costales, Sylvester Colby, also note name sales as John Fox Lehman US, Meroni World Postal History 1, 3, HR Harmer Caspary 1-3, 8, 10, Hackett Proofs and Essays, Moody 1-4, Harmer Rooke Burrus US, Harris Hawaii, Parke Bernet Knapp 1, 3 plus "Philatelic Iconography", Robert Siegel Lilly 1-7, Philip Ward Gibson US Covers, etc., some with prices realized or with hand-written realizations (and/or other notes) in the catalog, typical mixed condition, a Fine group
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 3013 Philatelic Literature

    US 1869 Issue Literature, includes "1869 Times" whole no. 1-53, Rose "US Postage Stamps of 1869" (sb), 1869 Pictorial Research Associates "Interphil 1976 Publication" in small 3-ring binder, "The Register" for 1978 and 1982, Rose & Searing "The 1869 Issue on Cover: A Census and Analysis", Siegel auction catalogs for the Elliot Coulter (2006, sale 911) and Gordon Eubanks (2011, sale 1004) collections, typical light collector use, Fine group
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 3014 Philatelic Literature

    "The Chronicle of US Classic Postal Issues", nearly complete run of issues from the Feb 1973 to Feb 2016, ideal for those of us who still like an actual real journal to read; Office Viewing Only
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 3015 Philatelic Literature

    1970s/2000s Auction Catalogs and Literature Balance. couple boxes highlghted by important auction sales from Christies, Shreve, Ivy Shreve and Mader, Kaufmann, etc. with name collections incl Jerry Buss, Melvin Schuh, Fred Lopez, Hessel part 2, Brody, Rose, Kapiloff, Morris, Porriss, Fisher FDC, Klein 1-2, Grunin 1851-57 part 2-3, Faiman, Levi, plus group of original "Pat Paragraphs", the journal "Strictly US', the hardcover "The United States Stamp 1847-69" showcasing the Ishikawa collection, etc., some collector notes, nice nostalgia group - Office Viewing Only
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 30 USD

    Lot# : 3016 Philatelic Literature

    Robert A Siegel Auctions Catalog Run, 1954/90s. a nearly complete set from sale to 167/744, includes numerous name sales - J David Baker, Kapiloff, Todd, Faulstich, Weatherly, Grunin, "Isleham", Sheriff, Kimmel, Rust, Neinken, Newbury, Haas, Cole, etc. plus 1964/92, 1994, 1996, 2003, 2006, 2011 "Rarities of the World", some duplicates, some with various collector notes, some show aging to the covers but a useful run of catalogs of this famous and important house - Office Viewing Only
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 30 USD
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