150 Ans d'histoire postale des anciennes Colonies Francais des origines a 1860
Paris, 1980 295pp, fine in card covers. Good illustrated history of the Post Office in the Colonies with useful listing of early postal markings. In French but easy to use. (Book ref. JAMETM018518) £45.00
The Postage Stamps, envelopes, wrappers, post cards, and telegraph stamps, of the British colonies, possessions and protectorates in Africa.
London, 1900  + pp 65-247. Lacking the 14 loose plates. Clean in original badly torn card covers. Very useful for the background notes on the classic issues. (Book ref. WOPHB1176) £40.00
La Poste Maritime Francaise.
Published by the author., 1969 203pp + 4pp Addendum. 1st ed., fine in card covers. Detailed listings of French maritime postmarks and shipping routes. (Book ref. WOPHB1083) £35.00
(28 Jun) Chartwell collection of British Empire.
Spink, 70pp. Fine Bermuda, Mauritius and Br Virgin Is. (Book ref. WOPHB0885) £8.00
(31 Mar-10 Apr) Postage stamp collection of the late Arthur Hind of Utica, N.Y.
Walter S. Scott, 2 vols. 150 large pp + plates. Fine in card covers. Fine rarities of British Guiana and Mauritius and excellent Australian States. The sale was cancelled. (Book ref. WOPHB0874) £75.00
(7 Oct) British Empire
Robson Lowe Ltd, 24pp + PR. Fine. (Book ref. WOPHB0871) £15.00
Copies of all Orders in Council, or Colonial Ordinances, for the better regulation and enforcement of the relative duties of masters and employers, and articled servants, tradesmen and labourers, in the countries of British Guiana and Mauritius; and of c
H.M.S.O., 1838 138 large pp. 1st ed., clean in soiled original paper covers. (Book ref. WINBO0253) £75.00
Return showing the number of Immigrants and Liberated Africans admitted into each of the British West India Colonies;
H.M.S.O., 1855 3pp. Disbound, folio. (Book ref. GOVERNME020210) £10.00
West India colonies and Mauritius.
H.M.S.O., 1848 274 large pp. Clean in original blue paper covers. (Book ref. GOVERNME010473) £60.00
Emigration. West Indies and Mauritius.
H.M.S.O., 1844 291 large pp. Clean in original blue paper covers. (Book ref. GOVERNME010470) £75.00
(9 Jun) Rarities of the World.
David Feldman, 76 large pp. Fine in original cloth. Fine classics of Mauritius and Turkey. (Book ref. WOPHB0727) £8.00
(29-30 Jan) Sir Andrew Clark World Classics.
H.R. Harmer, 49pp. Fine Mauritius and New South Wales. (Book ref. WOPHB0687) £6.00
Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter.
London, 1825-7 2 vols. 392 + 488 + 12pp. 1st ed., fine in slightly worn half calf. Contemporary reprint of a monthly magazine together with detailed index. Reports from all the West Indian islands plus Berbice and Mauritius. Many eye-witness reports of maltreatment of slaves with names and details of estates. Discussion of slave laws and moves towards the emancipation of the slaves. Rare. (Book ref. SLAVERY013412) £650.00
The currency of the British Colonies.
Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1967 247pp. Facsimile reprint of 1848 ed., fine in original cloth. An important early work with chapters on Br. Guiana, B.N.A., Bermuda, Gibraltar, Malta, Mauritius, Ceylon and Hong Kong, etc. (Book ref. PENNINGT005634) £6.00
Report for the year 1966.
H.M.S.O., 1968 180pp + 3 maps and folding table. 1st ed., ex libre, clean in orig. card covers. Government report. (Book ref. MAURITIU005413) £8.00
Madagascar, Mauritius and the other East African Islands.
Swan Sonnenschein & Co., London, 1901 xiii + 242pp + coloured maps (1 folding) and 64 plates. 1st ed., orig. worn red pictorial cloth, spine badly faded, front hinge weak but contents fine and clean. Large 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5in With the bookplates of 'Robert Martin Harring' and 'S.Y. Zenaida.' An important work on these islands. (Book ref. KELLERPR016542) £140.00
The Year Book and Guide to East Africa. 1960 edition.
Robert Hale Ltd., 1960 113 + xxxiv + 342pp + 16pp atlas + plates and folding maps in front pocket. Fine in orig. red cloth. (Book ref. GORDONBR014957) £12.00
London, 1910 Small coloured map showing roads and railways. 5 x 7.5" (Book ref. WINMP0102) £8.00
Mauritius. Maritime Mail 1815-1868: Part 1.
Indian Ocean S.C., 1987 ii + 46 + xv pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers but not bound. (Book ref. WOPHB0470) £7.00
(22 Nov) rarities of Mauritius and Br. Guiana from the Weill Bros. stock.
Christies, 15pp + PR. Fine hardbound with D/W. Incls. Cotton Reels on cover. (Book ref. 1989006774) £8.00