The Postmarks of Fiume 1809 -
by John Gilbert
Contents include, in chronological order, the French, Austrian and Hungarian periods, World War One, the Allied Occupation, the d’Annunzio regime, the Annexation to Italy, World War Two and the Yugoslav Military Occupation. The historical background of all the significant events is explained and the book is lavishly illustrated with maps, contemporary pictures, covers and hundreds of postal and other markings including military, maritime, airmail and railway postmarks, and registration, censor and express handstamps.
Roy A. Dehn, F.R.P.S.L. (Late President of the Italy and Colonies Study Circle) saw the book and wrote:-
The book is priced at £20 (plus P&P UK = £2.50, Europe = £7, ROW = £11) and can be obtained from:-
The Italy and Colonies Study Circle, 13 Pond Close, Harefield, UXBRIDGE, Middx, UB9 6NG.
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