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Dead Countries of the Nineteenth and the Twentieth Centuries: Aden to Zululand - Les Harding - Amazon.com
In its most precise definition, a " dead country" is a place that once issued postage stamps but no longer does. Harding has used this definition as a basis for a fascinating investigation of world history.

Antarctic Posts and Stamps (Philatelic Studies), J H Harvey Pirie


Africa


Georgius Rex Imperator - Postage Stamps of the German Colonies Occupied by the British, 1914-18; Gibbs, Robert M Cloth 51.00 (Normal Price 60.00) iBS.com

Germany 1872-1900 : A Philatelic & Postal History Handbook of Germany & Her Colonies by Darryl Hintonblaker $40 Amazon.com Special Order

Germany, 1872-1900:A Philatelic & Postal History Handbook of Germany & Her Colonies - Darryl Hinton-Blaker (Album Pub.) - Chapters.ca

Paquebot Marks of Africa, the Mediterranean Countries and Their Islands; Drechsel, Edwin - PB 6.38 iBS.com


The Americas


Early Postal History of the British West Indies and North America; Westley, H C PB 1.28 iBS.com

Leeward Islands
"4 colonies" in my Entities Indexes

http://www.caribbeansupersite.com/leeward/leeward.htm ; are the older of the Caribbean chain known as the Lesser Antilles that stretch in an arc from the U.S. Virgins to South America: including Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St Kitts & Nevis (note: there is also a Leeward Islands in the French Polynesia area and elsewhere. It is a general descriptor for areas protected from the wind)


Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952 - v.6 - The Leeward Islands ; Cloth 25.50 (Normal Price 30.00) iBS.com

King George VI Large Key Type Stamps of Bermuda, Leeward Islands, Nyasaland - Dickgiesser, R W - Cloth 55.25 (Normal Price 65.00) iBS.com

B & N : Central America Postal History and a Listing of Prephilatelic Postmarks - Leo J. Harris (Editor) [CC] $45

Central America Postal History & a Listing of Prephilatelic Postmarks - Leo J. Harris - Chapters.ca

History of Letter Post Communication Between the United States & Europe 1845-1875 - George E. Hargest - Chapters.ca


Asia and The Pacific


Empire Catalogue 1840-1936 : Asia, Australasia and the Pacific - v.2; Gibbons, Stanley; Aggersberg, D J PB 14.41 iBS.com

Japanese Military Forces in the Solomon Islands; Notes on the Postal History, the War in the Pacific; Jersey, Stanley C PB 5.52 iBS.com


Europe


Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - The Lost Territories in Europe - Pt.1; Coles, John H - Cloth 15.30 iBS.com

Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - The Lost Territories in Europe - Pt.3; Coles, John H - Cloth 12.75 iBS.com

History of Letter Post Communication Between the United States & Europe 1845-1875 - George E. Hargest - Chapters.ca

Amazon.com : Who's Who on the Postage Stamps of Eastern Europe - by Paul G. Partington $42.50
If memory serves, Paul was the original author of the People on Stamps pages at Philately.com... aj.

Channel Islands


B & N : Collect Channel Islands and Isle of Man Stamps $17

Collect Channel Island and Isle of Man Stamps by Aggersberg [Gibbons] pb 9.95 Amazon.co.uk

Red Cross Civilian Postal Message Scheme with the Channel Islands During the Occupation, 1940-45; Gurney, David Paperboards 17.00 iBS.com

Scandinavia


Paquebot Marks of Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Sweden; Drechsel, Edwin PB 2.12 iBS.com


Middle East


Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia and the Gulf - Supplement; Donaldson, Neil PB 8.50 iBS.com


Political Divisions
Empires ... Commonwealths..


Impressed Duty Stamps of the British Colonial Empire - William A. Barber $30 bn.com

Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - Pt.1; Coles, John H - PB 5.10 iBS.com

Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - Pt.2; Coles, John H - Cloth 12.75 iBS.com

Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - The Lost Territories in Europe - Pt.1; Coles, John H - Cloth 15.30 iBS.com

Postal Cancellations of the Ottoman Empire - The Lost Territories in Europe - Pt.3; Coles, John H - Cloth 12.75 iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; (P Lowe) - PB 2.12 iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; PB 4.46 (Normal Price 5.25) iBS.com
different ISBN (0853973229); actually I find 6 different ones for Vol. 5: 4 pb's and 2 'cloth' versions

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; PB 5.52 (Normal Price 6.50) iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; PB 8.92 (Normal Price 10.50) iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; Cloth 12.75 (Normal Price 15.00) iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952v.5; Cloth 17.00 (Normal Price 20.00) iBS.com

Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, 1639-1952 - v.6 - The Leeward Islands ; [Christie's-Robson Lowe ] Cloth 25.50 (approx US$ 40) iBS.com

Impressed Duty Stamps of the British Colonial Empire - William A. Barber $30 bn.com


Commonwealth Nations

Language

 


Glossary of Spanish Philatelic Terms - Eric V. Bailey (La Tienda El Quetzal) $5 bn.com


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Phildex (English and French)
This gentleman offers a 'free!' (due to copyright issues) service of cross referencing catalog numbers between Scott, Gibbons, Y&T ; just follow his instructions...



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