Author Information

Jeffrey Booth has long been a serious and advanced collector of GB First Day Covers and is well known in the field. His knowledge and experience go back to the very beginning of the catalogue in 1972. He was much involved in its inception with Tony Buckingham and Bernard Townsend and acquired the Collect GB First Day Covers catalogue from Tony Buckingham in 1992. It has changed a lot since then over time, to become the leading reference guide that it is today in GB First Day Covers.

Jeffrey Booth has edited and published the last thirteen Editions of the catalogue and over this period has illustrated much of his collection through its pages. The catalogue is recognised and referred to by Dealers, Auction Companies and Collectors, both in the UK and Overseas.

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Letters in the air

A new book by Jeffrey Booth on this historical Event, which took place over 100 years ago! It was designed as part of the George V Coronation celebrations in the same year.

A specialised reference work offering a detailed look at the September 1911 Event, with mail carrying flights between Hendon and Windsor. An absorbing 148 page read with detailed information on the many aspects of the Event, to include the organisation and people involved as well as the pilots and early aeroplanes used. A must read for people interested in history and early aviation – and philately, which played an important part in the Event

‘Letters in the Air’ is available from the First Day Publishing Company direct. The price is £35 plus £2.50 for postage and packing in the UK. Payment by cheque please. Bank transfer also possible, please ask for details.


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