MAIL TO & FROM ITALY STATES 1850-1870 – IN ENGLISH 320 pages NEW NEW
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LETTER MAIL FROM AND TO THE OLD ITALIAN STATES 1850-1870 – by Mario Mentaschi & Thomas Matha; 320 pages * 717 illustrations in b & w (repeated in color in the CD) –
HARDBOUND A4 – ENTIRELY IN ENGLISH
This is possibly the most useful postal history book published in Italy in recent years
MAIN FOCUS: postal rates and routes of mail addressed to the Italian States in the years that saw the Risorgimento wars which resulted in its unification (1861); similarly mail from the Italian States to various countries all over the globe is examined in great detail. The 1850-1861 period is extended to 1866 for Austrian Venetia and to 1870 for the Papal States. In a nutshell this is the postal history of the fall of the colonial eagles in the Italian peninsula
Well researched, magnificently illustrated, a true eye-opener and a pleasure for the eyes and the mind
Incoming mail to Italy and outgoing:
to from… to from
you name it….
THIS IS A MUST HAVE bibliophile publication.
very heavy and large book weighing 5 pounds when packed to ship
Once sold out this book’s price will skyrocket