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FRENCH TRANSSAHARAN MAILS AND HISTORY, POST OFFICES AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NIGER

By Peter R A Kelly

The third book in the French West African and Saharan series. Follows on from “Dakar to Tombouctou; Communications and postal history in French Sudan” and “The development of postal communications in the Algerian Sahara”, this latest book was published in 2022 with financial assistance from the Stuart Rossiter Trust.

For further details, please see the flyer: FRENCH TRANSSAHARAN MAILS

The book is available directly from the author at peterkelly35@btinternet.com


The Postmarks and Postal History of Cameroun under French Administration 1916 to 1959

By Marty Bratzel

Drawing upon information published in the Journal Officiel du Cameroun and from the annual reports to the League of Nations and the United Nations, this book covers the development of postal services in French Cameroun: the post offices and postmarks, specimen stamps, air mail services, maritime and paquebot services, World War II, etc. Primary source documentation and background material is included on the accompanying CD and is available as a free download; please email srtcorr@gmail.com for a copy.

 Published by the author with support from the Stuart Rossiter Trust. 494 pages, A4 hardback plus CD,

Price £25 plus p&p. Orders and enquiries to: marty_bratzel@yahoo.ca

 


The Development of French Postal Communications in the Algerian Sahara

By Peter R A Kelly

This is the author’s second book on French African postal history following on from “Dakar to Tombouctou – Communication and postal history in French Soudan”. This new book looks at the expansion of French interests in the Algerian Sahara, outlining the postal history and development of communications. Published in 2020 by Peter Kelly with financial assistance from the Stuart Rossiter Trust, 224 pages softback and in full colour. The book is available for £25 plus P&P directly from the author at peterkelly35@btinternet.com


McNeil’s Giraffe: The African Sketches of a Scottish Postmaster

By Anita McCullough

The story of Jim McNeil and his adventures in Central Africa at the turn of the 20th Century from his own illustrated journal. The SRT is pleased that our help with research costs has contributed to the publication of this book by the Rhodesian Study Circle.

For more information: http://www.rhodesianstudycircle.org.uk/rhodesian-study-circle-memoir-32-mcneils-giraffe-the-african-sketches-of-a-scottish-postmaster/


Dakar to Tombouctou: Communications and Postal History in French Soudan

By Peter R A Kelly

Dakar to Tombouctou

Containing six monographs covering different aspects of the Postal History and Communications in the French Soudan this book, published in 2018 by Peter Kelly with financial assistance from the Stuart Rossiter Trust has 96 pages and is in full colour. The book is available directly from the author at peterkelly35@btinternet.com


The Postal History of the Type Sage Issue of France 1876 to 1900

By Peter R A Kelly

Postal History of Type Sage

After 40 years of the study and collection of the Postal History of the Type Sage issue, Peter Kelly has now produced the definitive work on this issue. Published by the author in 2016 with financial assistance from the Stuart Rossiter Trust, the book is available directly from Peter at peterkelly35@btinternet.com


The Postmarks and Postal History of Independent Cameroun – 1960 to Date

By Marty Bratzel, Michael Wright and Marc Parren

Independent Cameroon

Perfect bound with 571 additional pages on a searchable DVD, the book lists the postal establishments, provides illustrations of postmarks along with reported dates of use, photographs, and selected postal history material. ISBN 978-0-9694026-8-8

Published in 2014 with help from The Stuart Rossiter Trust and The Collectors Club of Michigan, the book along with supporting DVD is available directly from Marty Bratzel at US$75 plus p+p. Please contact him at marty_bratzel@yahoo.ca


The 1898 Pictorial Issue of New Zealand: its Design, Printing and Use

By Derek Diamond FRPSL

1898 Pictorial New Zealand

Published in 2014 by The New Zealand Society of Great Britain with financial assistance from the Stuart Rossiter Trust, this books has 320 pages, is case bound and in full colour. The book is currently out of print. ISBN 978-0-9514667-6-6


Fleeing from the Fuhrer

By Charmian Brinson and William Kaczynski

Fleeing From the Fuhrer

A unique collection of correspondence during WWII between refugees in internment camps world-wide and with those incarcerated in German Concentration camps. These stories are told for the first time. 150 colour illustrations. ISBN: 978-0-7509618-8-2

This book was published by History Press at the end of 2011 with support from the Stuart Rossiter Trust, is now available from the Trust for only £12 plus p+p. Please see our Books page


Postal and Airmail Rates in France & Colonies 1920 to 1945

By Robert E. Picirilli

Airmail Rates France Cols

This A4 format, 234 page, card backed volume covers the letter rates and airmail surtax for French colonies from the start of commercial aviation to the end of WW2, and provides for the first time a comprehensive source of information to explain the postage rates applied to pre 1946 French colonial airmail covers.

ISBN 978-0-9519601-6-5

The Stuart Rossiter Trust gave a Research Grant for the project which resulted in this book being published by the France & Colonies Philatelic Society (GB). The book is currently out of print, however a PDF copy may be available; for details please contact the society at: www.fcps.org.uk

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