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A

Account of the Celebration of the Jubilee of Uniform Inland Penny Postage [384pp, 17Mb, 1891]

The Adhesive Stamps of the British Isles - Hastings Wright and A.B.Creeke [337pp, 169Mb, 1899]

The Administration of the Post Office, from the introduction of Mr. Rowland Hill's plan of penny postage up to the present time [232pp, 9.0Mb, 1844]

B

Barred Numeral Cancellations of Ireland - Scarcity Ratings and Coloured Cancellations - Andrew Chappell and Chris Jones [15pp, 254Kb, 2014]

Barred Numeral Cancellations of London - John Parmenter [384pp, 120.8Mb, 1999]

Barred Numeral Cancellations of the Suburban Offices - N, NE, E - John Parmenter [51pp, 2.7Mb, 1980]

Barred Numeral Cancellations of the Suburban Offices - SE, S, SW, W, NW - John Parmenter [80pp, 5.1Mb, 1980]

British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century - Ritchie Bodily, Chris Jarvis, and Charless Hahn [347pp, 112Mb, 1984]

British Post Office Santa Mail Service - Glenn H Morgan [24pp, 2.0Mb, 1989]

British Postal Guide 1856 (1st May) [147pp, 12.1Mb, 1856]

British Postal Guide 1867 (1st January) [265pp, 29.7Mb, 1867]

British Postal Guide 1868 (1st July) [251pp, 28.9Mb, 1868]

British Postal Guide 1869 (1st July) [251pp, 32.3Mb, 1869]

British Postal Guide 1870 (1st October) [251pp, 32.8Mb, 1870]

British Postal Guide 1873 (1st April) [121pp, 36.4Mb, 1873]

British Postal Guide 1875 (1st January) [255pp, 34.8Mb, 1875]

British Postal Guide 1876 (1st October) [281pp, 39.7Mb, 1876]

British Stamp Exhibitions (3rd Edition) - Glenn H Morgan and Graham M Wilson [473pp, 15.5Mb, 2010]

British Stamp Exhibitions: Stamp Booklets (3rd Edition) - Glenn H Morgan [112pp, 5.9Mb, 2015]

The Bye Posts and Cross Posts of London - Peter Bathe [111pp, 86.4Mb, 1992]

C

Cary's New Itinerary, 1798 (1st edition) - John Cary [469pp, 55.3Mb, 1798]

Cary's New Itinerary, 1802 (2nd edition) - John Cary [783pp, 79.5Mb, 1802]

Cary's New Itinerary, 1815 (6th edition) - John Cary [716pp, 61.7Mb, 1815]

Cary's New Itinerary, 1817 (7th edition) - John Cary [745pp, 80.6Mb, 1817]

Cary's New Itinerary, 1819 (8th edition) - John Cary [770pp, 79.3Mb, 1819]

Cary's New Itinerary, 1821 (9th edition) - John Cary [797pp, 80.5Mb, 1821]

The College Stamps of Oxford and Cambridge - Rev. Hayman Cummings [146pp, 6.3Mb, 1904]

Coronation 1937 Covers, an illustrated listing - Allan Oliver [106pp, 8.2Mb, 2004]

D

Daily Records and Orders EC and Foreign Section 1907-1921 [65pp, 43.5Mb, 1995]

Daily Records EC District 1921-1939 [73pp, 49.5Mb, 1996]

The Development of Rates of Postage, An Historical and Analytical Study - A.D.Smith [456pp, 31.4Mb, 1917]

Dictionnaire des bureaux de poste - U.P.U. [1628pp, 183Mb, 1909]

The Direct and Principal Cross Roads 1803 - Daniel Paterson [607pp, 46Mb, 1803]

The Direct and Principal Cross Roads 1811 - Daniel Paterson [655pp, 46Mb, 1811]

District and Branch Office Cancellations - Supplement - John Parmenter [20pp, 1.5Mb, 1981]

District and Branch Office Cancellations from 1856 - EC - John Parmenter [48pp, 3.7Mb, 1979]

District and Branch Office Cancellations from 1856 - Intro, E, N, NE, NW, S, SE - John Parmenter [82pp, 5.2Mb, 1979]

District and Branch Office Cancellations from 1856 - SW, W, WC - John Parmenter [84pp, 5.7Mb, 1979]

District Post Cancellations 1840-1857 - Horizontal Ovals - John Parmenter [36pp, 2.6Mb, 1981]

E

Early Experimental and Inland Branch Cancellations - John Parmenter with Antony Shine and John Hine [76pp, 8.3Mb, 2007]

Experimental and Early Machine Postmarks of England 1857-1912 - Jerry Miller [159pp, 39.9Mb]

Experimental and Early Machine Postmarks of England 1857-1912 - Jerry Miller [39.9Mb]

F

Falmouth Packet Sailings to North America 1755-1840 - John Olenkiewicz [121pp, 4.2Mb, 2013]

Falmouth Packet Sailings to South America 1824-1832 - John Olenkiewicz [10pp, 319Kb, 2013]

Falmouth Packet Sailings to Surinam etc 1810-1816 - John Olenkiewicz [9pp, 705Kb, 2013]

First Report from the Select Committee on Postage [529pp, 47Mb, 1838]

G

The General Post Office London - Illustrated London News [23pp, 8.1Mb, 1844]

Great Britain Numbers Issued 1840 to 1910 - Rikki Hyde [42pp, 2.2Mb, 2008]

Great Britain's First Postage Stamp - Ernest Gladstone [48pp, 19.8Mb, 1924]

A Guide to Reading Old Handwriting in Relation to Postal History - Allan Oliver [8pp, 236Kb]

H

Handstamps of the Branch Offices 1829-1857 - John Sharp [18pp, 1.6Mb, 1979]

Her Majesty's Mails - An Historical and Descriptive Account of the British Post-Office - William Lewins [367pp, 10Mb, 1865]

High Value Packets and Bankers Special Packets – the Post Office 'secret' services - Mike O'Hara [223pp, 57Mb, 2012]

An Historical Summary of the Post Office in Scotland - T.B.Lang [23pp, 833K, 1856]

A History of Railway Letter Stamps - H.L'Estrange Ewen [448pp, 16.9Mb, 1901]

The History of the British Post Office - J.C.Hemmeon [284pp, 6.5Mb, 1912]

The History of the Post Office from its Establishment Down to 1836 - Herbert Joyce [480pp, 30.4Mb, 1893]

History of the Post-Office Packet Service Between the Years 1793-1815 - Arthur H.Norway [346pp, 5.8Mb, 1895]

The History of the Postmarks of the British Isles from 1840 to 1876 - John Hendy [204pp, 6.3Mb, 1909]

House of Commons Post Office Factsheet [21pp, 623Kb, 2010]

How James Chalmers saved the penny postage scheme - Patrick Chalmers [80pp, 5.1Mb, 1890]

I

Illustrations of the Site and Neighbourhood of the New Post Office [79pp, 23.7Mb, 1830]

Index to the Post Office Circular 1861-1912 [52pp, 36.8Mb, 1912]

Indexes to Parliamentary Reports and Papers Relating to the Post Office 1735-1839 [497pp, 45.1Mb, 1840]

Inland Branch Cancellations from 1856 - John Parmenter and Keith Martin Jones [72pp, 4.6Mb, 1981]

Inland Office Cancellations 1844-1868 - The Horizontal Diamonds - Brian Smith [82pp, 40.8Mb, 1992]

K

The King's Post - the Posts of Bristol from 1580 - R.C.Tombs [386pp, 15.3Mb, 1905]

Krag Machines in the London Suburban Offices - John Hine and Michael Goodman [53pp, 41.1Mb, 2003]

L

Lettis's Post Office Guide - J.W.Lettis [153pp, 3.8Mb, 1851]

The Life and Letters of Henry Cecil Raikes, Late Her Majesty's Postmaster-General - Henry St John Raikes [444pp, 25.7Mb, 1898]

The Life and Letters of Sir John Henniker Heaton - Mrs Adrian Porter [354pp, 7.0Mb, 1916]

The Life of Sir Rowland Hill and the History of Penny Postage (Volume 1) - Sir Rowland Hill and George Birkbeck Hill [600pp, 34Mb, 1880]

The Life of Sir Rowland Hill and the History of Penny Postage (Volume 2) - Sir Rowland Hill and George Birkbeck Hill [534pp, 37Mb, 1880]

Life Span of the Printing Plates for all the Postage Stamps of Queen Victoria - Allan Oliver [213pp, 42.9Mb, 2015]

The Line-Engraved Postage Stamps of Great Britain Printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co (Vol I) - Edward Denny Bacon [290pp, 15.4Mb, 1920]

The Line-Engraved Postage Stamps of Great Britain Printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co (Vol II) - Edward Denny Bacon [354pp, 15.4Mb, 1920]

List of Post-Towns and Principal Places with the Postage of a Single Letter to or from London [42pp, 1.5Mb, 1830]

Listing of Post Office numbers, P.1013E [20pp, 11.8Mb, 1962]

London Date Stamp Codes - W.G.Stitt Dibden [30pp, 2.9Mb, 1979]

London Fancy Geometric Postmarks - Maurice Barette [132pp, 102.4Mb, 1994]

London Late Fee and Too Late Mail 1840 to 1930 - John Parmenter [118pp, 12.3Mb, 2002]

London Postal Directory 1850 [78pp, 93.4Mb, 1987]

London Postal District Map 1856 [1pp, 995Kb, 1984]

The London Postal Service Of To-day (high resolution) - R.C.Tombs [42pp, 45.9Mb, 1984]

The London Postal Service Of To-day - R.C.Tombs [46pp, 4.9Mb, 1984]

M

Machin Recess High Values - Peter Shaw [16pp, 591Kb, 2017]

Mail Coach Service (PO Archives Info Sheet 8) [16pp, 7.8Mb, 1989]

The Mystery of the Shilling Green - Fred J. Melville [42pp, 6.6Mb, 1926]

N

North Atlantic Mail Sailings 1840-75 - Walter Hubbard and Richard F. Winter [436pp, 55Mb, 1988]

O

On the Track of the Mail Coach - F.E.Baines [370pp, 4.1Mb, 1895]

P

Penny Red Stars Used Abroad (3rd edition) - Mike Batty [168pp, 23.5Mb, 2017]

A Photographic and Cartographic Compilation of London District Post Offices - James Norris [136pp, 145.0Mb, 2009]

Pillar Boxes (PO Archives Info Sheet 1) [9pp, 4.6Mb, 1988]

The Post in Grant and Farm - James Wilson Hyde [384pp, 5.4Mb, 1894]

Post Office 1635-1969 (PO Archives Info Sheet 16) [5pp, 2,9Mb, 1984]

The Post Office and its Story; An Interesting Account of the Activities of a Great Govt Dept - Edward Bennett [424pp, 15.0Mb, 1912]

The Post Office and the Electric Telegraph - Anon [81pp, 3.2Mb, 1867]

Post Office Cats (PO Archives Info Sheet 4) [5pp, 3.3Mb, 1988]

Post Office Guide 1881 (1st October) [301pp, 40.0Mb, 1881]

Post Office Guide 1896 (1st October) [525pp, 73.0Mb, 1896]

Post Office Guide 1902 (1st January) [575pp, 73.5Mb, 1902]

Post Office Guide 1904 (1st July) [649pp, 73.8Mb, 1904]

Post Office Guide 1906 (1st April) [962pp, 91.3Mb, 1906]

Post Office Guide 1907 (1st January) [881pp, 85.0Mb, 1907]

Post Office Guide 1907 (1st October) [881pp, 108Mb, 1907]

Post Office Guide 1908 (1st October) [899pp, 87.6Mb, 1908]

Post Office Guide 1909 (1st April) [964pp, 90.3Mb, 1909]

Post Office Guide 1910 (1st January) [938pp, 91.0Mb, 1910]

Post Office Guide 1911 (1st January) [929pp, 103Mb, 1911]

Post Office Guide 1911 (1st July) [1035pp, 118Mb, 1911]

Post Office Guide 1911 (1st October) [927pp, 65.0Mb, 1911]

Post Office Guide 1912 (1st April) [1087pp, 113Mb, 1912]

Post Office Guide 1912 (1st July) [979pp, 87.5Mb, 1912]

Post Office Guide 1913 (1st January) [964pp, 99.5Mb, 1913]

Post Office Guide 1914 (1st January) [975pp, 89.1Mb, 1914]

Post Office Guide 1914 (1st July) [931pp, 98.0Mb, 1914]

Post Office Guide 1914 (1st October) [981pp, 90.0Mb, 1914]

Post Office Guide 1915 (1st January) [1021pp, 96.8Mb, 1915]

Post Office Guide 1915 (1st July) [973pp, 115Mb, 1915]

Post Office Guide 1916 (1st January) [1002pp, 102Mb, 1916]

Post Office Guide 1916 (April) [902pp, 72.5Mb, 1916]

Post Office Guide 1916 (July supplement) [406pp, 25.5Mb, 1916]

Post Office Guide 1916 (January 1917 supplement) [282pp, 24.7Mb, 1917]

Post Office Guide 1917 (April) [811pp, 87.3Mb, 1917]

Post Office Guide 1917 (July supplement) [81pp, 4.3Mb, 1917]

Post Office Guide 1917 (October supplement) [95pp, 6.5Mb, 1917]

Post Office Guide 1917 (January 1918 supplement) [119pp, 7.9Mb, 1918]

Post Office Guide 1918 (July) [789pp, 67.0Mb, 1918]

Post Office Guide 1918 (October supplement) [41pp, 2.5Mb, 1918]

Post Office Guide 1918 (January 1919 supplement) [59pp, 3.8Mb, 1919]

Post Office Guide 1918 (April 1919 supplement) [73pp, 5.4Mb, 1919]

Post Office Guide 1919 (July) [803pp, 76.7Mb, 1919]

Post Office Guide 1919 (October supplement) [55pp, 4.4Mb, 1919]

Post Office Guide 1919 (January 1920 supplement) [85pp, 6.4Mb, 1920]

Post Office Guide 1919 (April 1920 supplement) [111pp, 13.2Mb, 1920]

Post Office Guide 1920 (July) [827pp, 56.1Mb, 1920]

Post Office Guide 1920 (October supplement) [65pp, 4.8Mb, 1920]

Post Office Guide 1920 (January 1921 supplement) [97pp, 7.9Mb, 1921]

Post Office London Directory, 1843 [783pp, 125Mb, 1843]

The Post Office of Fifty Years Ago [176pp, 7.0Mb, 1887]

Post Office Reform, its Importance and Practicability (1st edition) - Rowland Hill [89pp, 2.7Mb, 1837]

Post Office Reform, its Importance and Practicability (3rd edition) - Rowland Hill [109pp, 4.2Mb, 1837]

The Post-Office Annual Directory for 1814 [598pp, 49Mb, 1814]

The Postage and Telegraph Stamps of Great Britain - Frederick Philbrick and William Westoby [430pp, 11.2Mb, 1881]

Postage Paid Franks and Cancellations of the Channel Islands - Glenn H Morgan [96pp, 2.5Mb, 1983]

Postal Conventions between UK and USA 1848-71 [53pp, 4.3Mb, 1848-71]

Postal Districts (PO Archives Info Sheet 31) [2pp, 1.0Mb, 1988]

Postal Headquarters (PO Archives Info Sheet 9) [7pp, 4.6Mb, 1988]

Postal Uniforms (PO Archives Info Sheet 6) [9pp, 4.9Mb, 1988]

Principal Streets and Places in London and their Postal Districts (1856) [49pp, 5.3Mb, 1856]

R

Railways and the Post (PO Archives Info Sheet 26) [10pp, 8.6Mb, 1988]

A Rearrangement into Numerical Order of the Fisher-Brown Measurements of The Plating of the Penny (2nd edition) - Mike Batty [275pp, 15.9Mb, 2016]

Record of Covers with "Passed by BPA" Cachets 1940-53 - Maurice Buxton [120Kb, 2015]

The Registration "Rotary Device" - Maurice Buxton [21pp, 2.0Mb, 2015]

Repairs of the 2d Blue Plate 9 - Norval J.C. Strachan [174pp, 41.2Mb, 2015]

Repairs of the 1840 One Penny Plates 1-40 - J.W.M.Stone [48pp, 183Kb, 2007]

Report from the Secret Committee on the Post-Office [147pp, 10.4Mb, 1844]

Report from the Select Committee on Postage [707pp, 61Mb, 1843]

Report on the Progress of Civil Aviation 1939-1945 [264pp, 1Mb]

Return of Names of Persons employed in GPOs London and Dublin [35pp, 45.1Mb, 1845]

Return of Post Towns in Ireland making Extra Charge for Delivery for Letters [2pp, 42Kb, 1828]

Robert Wallace MP and James Chalmers, the Scottish postal reformers - Patrick Chalmers [86pp, 3.6Mb, 1890]

Rowland Hill's letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer [12pp, 266Kb, 1839]

Royal Household Mail - Glenn H Morgan [243pp, 10.8Mb, 1992-2012]

The Royal Mail to Ireland - Edward Watson [290pp, 13.0Mb, 1917]

The Royal Mail, its Curiosities and Romance - James Wilson Hyde [448pp, 8Mb, 1885]

Rules for Receivers at Provincial Towns in England [28pp, 8.6Mb, 1869]

S

Sir Rowland Hill - the story of a great reform, told by his daughter - Eleanor C.Smyth [393pp, 6.9Mb, 1907]

St Valentines Day (PO Archives Info Sheet 15) [4pp, 3.4Mb, 1986]

Stamps of the General Post Branch Offices 1829-1857 - John Sharp, Michael Goodman, Gunther Dette, Tony Thompson [73pp, 59.2Mb, 2007]

U

Undated Namestamps of the UK - a classification 1840-1860 - Michael Champness [9pp, 4.2Mb, 1973]

UPU Convention of Washington - U.P.U. [106pp, 21Mb, 1897]

W

Wilding Castles - Peter Shaw [15pp, 440Kb, 2017]

Wilding Low Values - Peter Shaw [43pp, 1.3Mb, 2017]

Numerical/Miscellaneous

1st Report of the PMG [102pp, 4.1Mb, 1855]

2nd Report of the PMG [85pp, 3.9Mb, 1856]

3rd Report of the PMG [69pp, 2.9Mb, 1857]

4th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office [68pp, 6.4Mb, 1836]

4th Report of the PMG [85pp, 3.2Mb, 1858]

5th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office [45pp, 4.2Mb, 1836]

5th Report of the PMG [51pp, 2.2Mb, 1859]

6th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office [304pp, 28Mb, 1836]

6th Report of the PMG [89pp, 4.0Mb, 1860]

7th Report of the PMG [53pp, 2.4Mb, 1861]

8th Report of the PMG [75pp, 3.3Mb, 1862]

9th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into Fees and Emoluments in Public Offices in Ireland [31pp, 1.4Mb, 1810]

9th Report of the PMG [51pp, 2.3Mb, 1863]

10th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office (transcription) [63pp, 492Kb, 1838]

10th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office [38pp, 4.1Mb, 1838]

10th Report of the PMG [41pp, 3.3Mb, 1864]

11th Report of the PMG [25pp, 1.0Mb, 1865]

12th Report of the PMG [65pp, 3.2Mb, 1866]

13th Report of the PMG [15pp, 1.3Mb, 1867]

14th Report of the PMG [35pp, 2.0Mb, 1868]

15th Report of the PMG [29pp, 2.3Mb, 1869]

16th Report of the PMG [27pp, 1.5Mb, 1870]

17th Report of the PMG [67pp, 3.3Mb, 1871]

18th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Collection and Management of the Revenue [109pp, 4.2Mb, 1829]

18th Report of the PMG [48pp, 2.3Mb, 1872]

19th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Collection and Management of the Revenue [131pp, 4.4Mb, 1829]

19th Report of the PMG [43pp, 2.3Mb, 1873]

20th Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Collection and Management of the Revenue [68pp, 2.8Mb, 1830]

20th Report of the PMG [49pp, 2.2Mb, 1874]

21st Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Collection and Management of the Revenue [72pp, 2.8Mb, 1830]

21st Report of the PMG [43pp, 2.0Mb, 1875]

22nd Report of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the Collection and Management of the Revenue [108pp, 3.7Mb, 1830]

22nd Report of the PMG [49pp, 2.4Mb, 1876]

23rd Report of the PMG [61pp, 3.0Mb, 1877]

24th Report of the PMG [65pp, 4.7Mb, 1878]

25th Report of the PMG [71pp, 5.3Mb, 1879]

26th Report of the PMG [61pp, 3.8Mb, 1880]

27th Report of the PMG [73pp, 5.8Mb, 1881]

28th Report of the PMG [77pp, 6.6Mb, 1882]

29th Report of the PMG [83pp, 10.4Mb, 1883]

30th Report of the PMG [75pp, 5.4Mb, 1884]

31st Report of the PMG [83pp, 7.0Mb, 1885]

32nd Report of the PMG [81pp, 5.1Mb, 1886]

33rd Report of the PMG [81pp, 4.1Mb, 1887]

34th Report of the PMG [78pp, 4.1Mb, 1888]

35th Report of the PMG [81pp, 3.9Mb, 1889]

36th Report of the PMG [91pp, 5.0Mb, 1890]

37th Report of the PMG [89pp, 5.0Mb, 1891]

38th Report of the PMG [97pp, 5.3Mb, 1892]

39th Report of the PMG [101pp, 5.9Mb, 1893]

40th Report of the PMG [99pp, 5.7Mb, 1894]

41st Report of the PMG [123pp, 7.0Mb, 1895]

42nd Report of the PMG [109pp, 6.1Mb, 1896]

43rd Report of the PMG [122pp, 7.0Mb, 1897]

44th Report of the PMG [122pp, 7.2Mb, 1898]

45th Report of the PMG [96pp, 5.9Mb, 1899]

46th Report of the PMG [100pp, 5.6Mb, 1900]

47th Report of the PMG [102pp, 5.9Mb, 1901]

48th Report of the PMG [104pp, 6.2Mb, 1902]

49th Report of the PMG [116pp, 6.4Mb, 1903]

50th Report of the PMG [114pp, 6.3Mb, 1904]

51st Report of the PMG [120pp, 6.4Mb, 1905]

53rd Report of the PMG [115pp, 4.7Mb, 1907]

54th Report of the PMG [113pp, 4.6Mb, 1908]

55th Report of the PMG [119pp, 4.5Mb, 1909]

1846 Postage Convention between Great Britain and Prussia [107pp, 7.4Mb, 1847]

1935 KGV Silver Jubilee - Illustrated Catalogue of Flaws and Varieties on the Booklet Stamps - Harvey Russell [27pp, 2.4Mb, 2015]

£sd Commemoratives - Peter Shaw [95pp, 3.2Mb, 2017]

£sd Machin Low Values - Peter Shaw [33pp, 1.1Mb, 2017]

£sd Regionals - Peter Shaw [16pp, 667Kb, 2017]