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Image for Third Reich Daggers, 1933 to 1945

Third Reich Daggers, 1933 to 1945

By: Bowman, J.A.

Price: $132.50

Publisher: London, Imperial Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 17061912

ISBN: 1871498023


1st ed., illustrated boards, 8vo. 485 pp..Pristine hardcover edition. A guide to identification and values. New copy; issued without dust jacket. Numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. [edition size unknown but believed to be 500] View more info

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First International Rocket Mail U.S.A. - Mexico July 2, 1936

By: Rumbel, Oliver

Price: $135.00

Publisher: The Rocket Mail Society: 1956

Edition: 1st ed; limited

Seller ID: k190114c


1st ed. 4to, illustrated red cloth. No. 265 of a limited edition of 500 copies. 64 pp. Loyal Service Post 37, the American Legion post in McAllen, Texas wanted their mortgage paid off in time for dedication ceremonies that were scheduled for July 2nd 1936. Money was tight, and ideas were in short supply. But the Post Commander's 16-year old son had one. The boy had two hobbies: rocketry and stamp collecting. Combining the two, he came up with the idea of Rocket Mail and with Mexico just across the river the word INTERNATIONAL was also apropos. He convinced his father that First Day of Issue ... View more info

Image for The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127- Graf Zeppelin (A Philatelic Handbook) -signed by Len Deighton.

The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127- Graf Zeppelin (A Philatelic Handbook) -signed by Len Deighton.

By: [Deighton, Len] Fred F.Blau and Cyril L. Deighton

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, Germany Philatelic Society, Inc: 1981

Edition: 1st ed,

Inscription: Author Len Deighton

Seller ID: k190125b

Condition: Fine


Germany Philatelic Society, Inc. No.8. 80 pages. 1st ed., 8vo, Blue printed card covers, glossy pages. Illustrated. Though not stated, our understanding is that only 500 copies were printed. Co-written by Deighton under his real name of Cyril Deighton. This is a study of the Graf Zeppelin’s flight to Egypt and the postage stamps and cancellations issued on the trip. Nicely printed and illustrated with b/w half-tone photos. An interesting departure from this best selling author of spy novels [The Ipcress File; Funeral in Berlin]. A fine, pristine copy, bearing Deighton’s signature on the... View more info

Image for A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole [woodcut title] ... Mr. George Robins is honoured ... to sell by public competition the valuable contents of Strawberry Hill ... fixed for Monday, the 25th day of April, 1842 and twenty-three following days…and within will be found a repast for the Lovers of Literature and the Fine aArts, of which bycone days furnish no previous example, and it would be in vain to comtemplate it in times to come.”

A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole [woodcut title] ... Mr. George Robins is honoured ... to sell by public competition the valuable contents of Strawberry Hill ... fixed for Monday, the 25th day of April, 1842 and twenty-three following days…and within will be found a repast for the Lovers of Literature and the Fine aArts, of which bycone days furnish no previous example, and it would be in vain to comtemplate it in times to come.”

By: [Walpole, Horace]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London: Smith and Robins Printers: 1842

Seller ID: k190114j

Condition: Fair/Poor


Lithographic portrait, woodcut title. xxiv, [1]-230, [1] A complete copy of the extensive sale catalogue of Horace Walpole's library and effects. As many as seven editions of the catalog are known; we believe this to be Hazen's edition 'V' with the listings of lots to be sold for the full twenty-four days but with the Waldegrave manuscripts (6th day, lots 161-187) omitted and the books of prints in the Round Tower, making up days 7 and 8, still present. #####Horace Walpole (1717–1797) was famous in his own day for his collections of paintings, prints and drawings, furniture, ceramics, arm... View more info