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RUSSIAN RAILWAY POSTMARKS

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£20.00
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Barefoot Publication

2600 Russian railway postmarks are listed (and mostly illustrated) in this major study, with rarity guide, plus explanation of the travelling post office system, and maps of the routes. When you buy this book from us, we also send the 16-page supplement of new finds and corrections made in the years since publication of the original work.

RUSSIA REVENUES

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£15.00
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Barefoot Publication

RUSSIA REVENUES
Standard "Barefoot" catalogue (published 2004) listing the revenue stamps of Russia and associated territories, from Imperial period to 1980s.
Now out of print, but there will be a new edition soon!

RUSSIA ZEMSTVOS

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£9.00
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Barefoot Publication

Chuchin is the standard catalogue listing Russian Zemstvos local post stamps; this Barefoot edition provides photos of each stamp issue in the right place in the text.

RUSSIAN HERITAGE (B.185)

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£7.00
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B.185

RUSSIAN HERITAGE (B.185)
Kohler auction catalogue with major items of Russian philately, with some classics, but mainly Soviet period from 1920s to modern with many proofs, imperfs etc. Useful reference work for the semi-modern period. 465 lots, illus in full colour, 70 pages, September 2012.

THE TIMES HISTORY OF THE WAR (B.229)

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£165.00
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B.229

THE TIMES HISTORY OF THE WAR (B.229)
The Times printed a weekly Encyclopaedia on topics concerning WWI during the actual course of events. Here are 16 volumes concerning Russia. Topics include Germans in Russian Poland 1916, 1916 Russian Offensive, New Offensive & Retreat 1917, The Navy 1914-18, Russia in Armenia 1915 and Atrocities 1916, Disorganisation 1917, Peace 1918, Allied Expeditions 1919. Well illustrated and some maps. Direct contemporary accounts of the war in Russia, useful background for the postal historian. 16 volumes, About 570 pages.

WWI MUTE CANCELS (B.241)

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£10.00
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B.241

WWI MUTE CANCELS (B.241)
Series of articles by Dr G.B. Salisbury and others, published by the British Society of Russian Philately over 1953-1961, hundreds of cancels illustrated (black/white), many identified by locality, interesting and important topic of Russian philately, about 50 pages, grouped in spiral binding

SIBERIA (B.243)

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£25.00
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B.243

SIBERIA (B.243)
Postmarks and postal history of the Russian Empire Period, by P.E. Robinson, detailed handbook with extensive postmark list (all illustrated) 184 pages plus supplement 49 pages, black/white, 1990/1997.

PAOLO BIANCHI COLLECTION (B.247)

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£20.00
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B.247

PAOLO BIANCHI COLLECTION (B.247)
Investphila auction sale of the Paolo Bianchi collection, 417 lots of major rarities (postal stationery, essays, fine singles and multiples, postmarks and on cover), June 2008, superb illustrations in colour, essential reference sale. With prices realised.

GOSS COLLECTION (B.250)

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£10.00
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B.250

GOSS COLLECTION (B.250)
Robson Lowe auction catalogues of the Goss collection of classic Russia, part I February 1958 with 848 lots, Part II November 1958 with 921 lots, illus black/white, plus prices realised etc

POST OFFICE LIST 1916 (B.294)

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£125.00
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B.294

POST OFFICE LIST 1916 (B.294)
Reprint of the 1916 official post office gazetteer, in Russian, around 1000 pages, looseleaf, essential for correctly identifying and locating Russian postmarks of the Imperial era.

CERESA - RSFSR 1920-23 (B.251)

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£250.00
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B.251

CERESA - RSFSR 1922-23 (B.251)
Dr Ceresa's massive handbooks list everything and more, with background, specialised stamp information, postal use and covers, important sections on forgeries. This section of ten volumes (2200 ++pages, illus black/white) covering the Russian Soviet Republic period 1922-1923. Extra postage - see below.

GEORGIA

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£6.00
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#0373

GEORGIA
by John Barefoot & Andrew Hall. Specialised catalogue and postal history guide, covers Georgia in the Russian period, 1917-18 provisionals, National Republic and Soviet Republic stamps with specialised listings, Batum, Transcaucasia, list of Post Offices, and Revenues.
This was a limited reprint of the 1983 book (original edition out of print for many years). 66 pages, illus in black/white, comb binding, card cover. Only available 2nd hand from time to time.

GEORGIA CANCELLATIONS (B.253)

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£20.00
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B.253

GEORGIA CANCELLATIONS (B.253)
Detailed study of Georgia postmarks 1918-1923, illustrations of all recorded cancels, plus much background on postal operation and scarcity of individual items. Published 1991.

TUVA (B.252)

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£25.00
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B.252

TUVA (B.252)
Excellent specialised catalogue on Tuva, (indeed, the only one existing!), with historical background, leading philatelists who collected Tuva, specialised stamp listings with varieties, proofs, postmarks (including identification of fake cancellers), postal history. In Russian, illus in colour, 203 pages, published 2000. Also an early typewritten catalogue by Richard C. Kannak, 1977, 17 pages, plus some sales offers of the 1943 primitive issue from Serebrakian.

ARMENIA - TCHILINGHIRIAN (B.269)

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£95.00
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B.269

ARMENIA (B.269)
"The Postage Stamps of Armenia" by Tchilighirian & Ashford, 5 volumes, much detail on the framed and unframed monogram and HH overprint issues plus the pictorials, with information on genuine, stamp counter "by favour" overprints, and outright forgeries.n The classic work on the subject, 248 pages, 1953-1960. Also a booklet on Azerbaijan.

ARMENIA - CERESA (B.270)

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£125.00
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B.270

ARMENIA - CERESA (B.270)
the complete set Parts 1-13, total 7 volumes, massive detail on forgeries plus other information on postmarks etc, 475 pages. Parts 10-13 (the pictorial issue) seem to be particularly hard to obtain but are included in this set. Published 1978-1984.

ZEMSTWO CATALOGUS (B.182)

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£20.00
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B.182

ZEMSTWO CATALOGUS (B.182)
A less well known Zemstvo catalogue, in Dutch, with some background on the Zemstvo regions, and lists more varieties or specialised types than Chuchin. Text in typewritten style, with 22 black/white photo plates at the back. 200+ pages, 1980

ZEMSTVO AUCTION CATALOGUES (B.306)

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£25.00
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B.306

ZEMSTVO AUCTION CATALOGUES (B.306)
Fabergé Part 1 (Harmers 1939) and Part 2 (Harmers 1940) bound photocopies (a few pages cut for illustrations but regrouped on a separate sheet), Jamet sale of 1951 (284 lots, nearly all ilus), Harmers "Thompson" sale of Nov 1985 (666 lots, some illus), and Corinphila Switzerland sale December 2000, 446 lots many illus in colour (plus further lots of Moldovia and early Romania), also Chuchin Zemstvos (Barefoot version). Valuable reference material.

FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC (B.334)

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£20.00
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B.334

FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC (B.334)
Corinphila specialised sale (April 2021) of the Dick Scheper collection of Far Eastern Republic 1917-1924,auction catalogue, fully illustrated in colour, many rare items, 97 pages