The Postage Dues of Zanzibar 1875-1964
A comprehensive study of the postage due stamps and handstamps of Zanzibar, their postal history and the context in which they were produced and used. The story begins with the opening of the Indian Post Office in Zanzibar in 1875 and ends with the revolution in 1964 that followed shortly after independence.
539 pages, 270 full colour illustrations of stamps, sheets, covers, maps and supporting contextual material; hard bound, with dust jacket.
Published in the UK in September 2014 by The BPA Expertising Educational Charity.
“This landmark book brings East Africa philatelic literature to a new peak of excellence” Bulletin of the East Africa Study Circle
“The author provides an outstanding analysis of the local typeset postage due labels… The masterly study of the minutiae of each setting … unquestionably becomes the definitive record” The London Philatelist
“It is most impressive throughout” Postage Due Mail Study Group Journal
“What a fabulous book… I have read a LOT of philatelic books and articles and rarely have I been so impressed” A purchaser