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MAIL TO & FROM ITALY STATES 1850-1870 - IN ENGLISH 320 pages NEW NEW
Condition: MAIL TO & FROM ITALY STATES 1850-1870 - IN ENGLISH 320 pages + CD * 5 POUNDS TO SHIP SEE SHIPPING COSTS before ordering
Description: VERY IMPORTANT * WHEN BUYING THIS BOOK IGNORE THE AUTOMATIC $10 charge [we will send you a Paypal invoice or equivalent for the exact amount] -THIS IS a 5 Pounds PACKET- *** SHIPPING COSTS: TO USA $24 ** TO CANADA $43 ** TO OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE AMERICAS & EUROPE $55 ** AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, ASIA & FAR EAST $65 ******* FINALLY!!! 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 AUSTRIAN EMPIRE ALGERIA ARGENTINA BAHAMAS BELGIUM BRAZIL CHILE CHINA IONIAN ISLANDS GREECE MALTA INDIA FRANCE GERMANY 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 ***************************** VERY IMPORTANT * WHEN BUYING THIS BOOK IGNORE THE AUTOMATIC $10 charge [we will send you a Paypal invoice or equivalent for the exact amount] -THIS IS a 5 Pounds PACKET- *** SHIPPING COSTS: TO USA $24 ** TO CANADA $43 ** TO OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE AMERICAS & EUROPE $55 ** AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, ASIA & FAR EAST $65 *******
Price: $115.00     Sale Price! $93.00
Item Id #011505    See Details...
CERAMICS MYTHOLOGY ARTEMIS, BIRDS, STOVE SE TENANT STRIP OF 5 MNH 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: CERAMICS MYTHOLOGY ARTEMIS, BIRDS, STOVE SE TENANT STRIP OF 5 MNH 2012
Description: A se-tenant strip of five stamps of 60 cents each, with different subjects refering to the centuries-old tradition of Italian ceramic art, were issued in October 2012. The Post Office said the new stamps fall within the ongoing series dedicated to "made in Italy" products. The five stamps depict ceramics from Castelli (Teramo) on stamp shows a ceramic plate depicting Artemis, who embraces the sleeping Endymion, created at the beginning of the eighteenth century by the Baroque painter Carlo Antonio Grue and preserved in the Museum of Abruzzo; Caltagirone (Catania) stamp shows a detail of the Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte , built in 1606 and decorated in 1954 entirely with polychrome ceramic tiles, two artistic ceramic stoves are reminiscent of Castellamonte (Turin) which has centuries old tradition for this production; Squillace (Catanzaro) stamps depicts a ceramic plate featuring a bird, exhibited at the Diocesan Museum of Santa Severina. The fifth stamp does not refer to specific locations and shows a series of ceramic tiles arranged to form a square. ITALIAN CERAMICS MYTHOLOGY ARTEMIS, BIRDS, STOVE SE TENANT STRIP OF 5 MNH 2012 A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY
Price: $8.90
Item Id #003576    See Details...
STAMP COLLECTING STAMP PRODUCTION PHILATELY DAY SE TENANT STRIP OF 5
Country: ITALY
Condition: STAMP COLLECTING STAMP PRODUCTION PHILATELY DAY SE TENANT STRIP OF 5
Price: $8.75
Item Id #003575    See Details...
ANTI MAFIA AGENCY 20TH ANNIVERSARY MAGISTRATES KILLED BY MAFIA 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: ANTI MAFIA AGENCY 20TH ANNIVERSARY MAGISTRATES KILLED BY MAFIA 2012
Description: Twenty years after the establishment of DIA (the Anti Mafia Investigative Agency), the Italian Post Office has released a commemorative stamp depicting judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, Rosario Livatino, emblems of the struggle against the Mafia who have paid the ultimate price for the defence of citizens and institutions. A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY
Price: $2.60
Item Id #003582    See Details...
PAINTINGS RELIGION PASTURA NATIVITY WITH St John the Baptist & St Bartholomew
Country: ITALY
Condition: PAINTINGS RELIGION PASTURA NATIVITY WITH St John the Baptist & St Bartholomew
Description: € 0.60 stamp issued by the Italian Post Office, belonging to the series theme "The Holy Christmas" and depicting the work "The Nativity with Saints John the Baptist and Bartholomew", a painting of the second half of the fifteenth century painter from Viterbo Antonio del Massaro nicknamed Pastura preserved at the Museum of Viterbo. A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY
Price: $2.65
Item Id #003577    See Details...
DAILY NEWSPAPER ROMA 150th ANNIVERSARY - GARIBALDI LANDING @ MARSALA 2012 mnh
Country: ITALY
Condition: DAILY NEWSPAPER ROMA 150th ANNIVERSARY - GARIBALDI LANDING @ MARSALA 2012 mnh
Description: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the first issue of ROMA -- Rome's Daily - featuring at left the painting "Garibaldi landing at Marsala," by Girolamo Induno and at right the historic first page of the newspaper "Roma" on 22 August 1862.
Price: $2.65
Item Id #003583    See Details...
BOTANIC GARDENS FLOWERS PLANTS CATANIA ROME 2 values 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: BOTANIC GARDENS FLOWERS PLANTS CATANIA ROME 2 values 2012
Description: 2012 Stamps of the thematic series "Parks, gardens and botanical gardens of Italy" depicting the Botanical Gardens of Rome and Catania.
Price: $4.50
Item Id #003584    See Details...
ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY MILAN BRERA & NAPLES CAPODIMONTE STARS SPACE
Country: ITALY
Condition: ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY MILAN BRERA & NAPLES CAPODIMONTE STARS SPACE
Description: Two 2012 stamps celebrating the Astronomical Observatory of Brera in Milan for the 250th anniversary of its foundation, and the Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte in Naples, on the 200th anniversary of its foundation.The first stamp depicts a detail of the building of the Astronomical Observatory of Brera and the Dome Zagar, in the background vortex galaxy M51, taken from the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo. The second stamp depicts the main facade of the monumental Capodimonte Observatory in the neoclassical style with the galaxy called ARP 273, photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. Renato Dicati , astrophysicist and avid stamp collector has discovered that the galaxy pictured on the stamp on the € 0.60 ' Observatory of Brera in Milan is not the M51 but the NGC6946 . Fortunately, the stamp does not feature the wrong name of the galaxy, which was used only on the press releases of the Italian Post Office, A Special Item FROM THE ANTIQUARIAN & MODERNARIAN OF POSTAL HISTORY & PHILATELY
Price: $5.40
Item Id #003587    See Details...
STATUE SCULPTURE MICHELANGELO DAVID Tourism Poster MAXIMUM CARD
Country: ITALY
Condition: STATUE SCULPTURE MICHELANGELO DAVID Tourism Poster MAXIMUM CARD
Description: A Maximum Card is a picture postcard (normally about 4" x 6") with a postage stamp affixed on the view side cancelled (postmarked) with maximum concordance between elements (depiction on stamp matching the depiction on postcard - or elements of it -- with a postmark that is as closely related as possible to what is depicted on stamp and postcard)
Price: $13.00
Item Id #003635    See Details...
PAINTING GIULIO ROMANO MILVIAN BRIDGE BATTLE IT MAXIMUM CARD
Country: ITALY
Condition: PAINTING GIULIO ROMANO MILVIAN BRIDGE BATTLE IT MAXIMUM CARD
Price: $11.00
Item Id #003636    See Details...
PAINTING ALIGI SASSU THE KNIGHTS BATTLE MAXIMUM CARD LIMITED EDITION
Country: ITALY
Condition: PAINTING ALIGI SASSU THE KNIGHTS BATTLE MAXIMUM CARD LIMITED EDITION
Price: $11.00
Item Id #003637    See Details...
2012 ARCHITECTURE RELIGION FERMO THE CATHEDRAL MAXIMUM CARD
Country: ITALY
Condition: 2012 ARCHITECTURE RELIGION FERMO THE CATHEDRAL MAXIMUM CARD
Price: $11.50
Item Id #003638    See Details...
WRITER LITERATURE SCIENCE CHEMISTRY PRIMO LEVI JUDAICA 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: WRITER LITERATURE SCIENCE CHEMISTRY PRIMO LEVI JUDAICA 2012
Description: MINT NEVER HINGED
Price: $3.35
Item Id #003885    See Details...
FOLGORE THUNDERBOLT PARACHUTE BRIGADE 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: FOLGORE THUNDERBOLT PARACHUTE BRIGADE 2012
Description: MNH
Price: $5.25
Item Id #003887    See Details...
ENEL ELECTRICITY CORPORATION 50th ANNIVERSARY 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: ENEL ELECTRICITY CORPORATION 50th ANNIVERSARY 2012
Description: mnh
Price: $3.20
Item Id #003888    See Details...
CATHEDRAL FERMO * ARCHITECTURE 2012 MINT NEVER HINGED
Country: ITALY
Condition: CATHEDRAL FERMO * ARCHITECTURE 2012 MINT NEVER HINGED
Description: mnh
Price: $3.20
Item Id #003889    See Details...
POPE BONIFACE VIII WATER SPRINGS FIUGGI ARCHITECTURE 2011
Country: ITALY
Condition: POPE BONIFACE VIII WATER SPRINGS FIUGGI ARCHITECTURE 2011
Description: mnh
Price: $4.95
Item Id #003890    See Details...
MEDICINE PHYSICIAN HISTORIAN STATESMAN LUIGI CARLO FARINI
Country: ITALY
Condition: MEDICINE PHYSICIAN HISTORIAN STATESMAN LUIGI CARLO FARINI
Description: mnh
Price: $3.25
Item Id #003891    See Details...
POLICE INTERPOL CONGRESS ROME 2012 (ARCHITECTURE, COLISEUM)
Country: ITALY
Condition: POLICE INTERPOL CONGRESS ROME 2012 (ARCHITECTURE, COLISEUM)
Description: mnh
Price: $3.20
Item Id #003895    See Details...
COURT OF AUDITORS ROME * STATUE, ARCHITECTURE 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: COURT OF AUDITORS ROME * STATUE, ARCHITECTURE 2012
Description: mnh
Price: $3.25
Item Id #003896    See Details...
ITALIAN SURGEONS SURGERY MEDICINE CONGRESS 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: ITALIAN SURGEONS SURGERY MEDICINE CONGRESS 2012
Description: mnh
Price: $3.25
Item Id #003897    See Details...
EXPO 2015 NATURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY & PRESERVATION 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: EXPO 2015 NATURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY & PRESERVATION 2012
Description: mnh
Price: $3.20
Item Id #003900    See Details...
RELIGION POPES BENEDICT XVI PAUL VI & JOHN XXIII ECUMENIC 2012
Country: ITALY
Condition: RELIGION POPES BENEDICT XVI PAUL VI & JOHN XXIII ECUMENIC 2012
Price: $3.25
Item Id #003913    See Details...
SAVINGS BANKS ITALIAN CENTENARY 2012 MINT NEVER HINGED
Country: ITALY
Condition: SAVINGS BANKS ITALIAN CENTENARY 2012 MINT NEVER HINGED
Price: $3.20
Item Id #003916    See Details...
ARCHITECTURE MEDICINE RESTRUCTURING TO HELP HANDICAPPED * WHEELCHAIR
Country: ITALY
Condition: ARCHITECTURE MEDICINE RESTRUCTURING TO HELP HANDICAPPED * WHEELCHAIR
Description: MINT NEVER HINGED ~~~ depicting a wheelchair and backhoe bucket suitable to break down a flight of stairs, thus wiping out architectural barriers affecting those who suffer from reduced mobility
Price: $3.40
Item Id #003919    See Details...