Philatelic Literature Specialists

Tabeart, Colin

Admiralty Mediterranean Steam Packets 1830 to 1857

Publisher: James Bendon, Limassol, 2002

First edition, hardback, plain blue cloth binding (no gilt lettering), illustrated, xvi + 278 pages, signed by the author to title-page, in Very Good condition.

An important study of the Admiralty packet service from Falmouth to Malta, Corfu and Alexandria, which became an important part of the route to India five years before the P&O service to Egypt began. Out of print and scarce.