Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 3-Volume Set – #KS1046

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Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870
by Fred F. Gregory

“We strongly recommend that collectors
purchase the three-volume set...”

– Scott Trepel, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries Inc.

The New Authority...

Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870
Has Won These Awards:

 Grand Award and Gold Medal for Literature
StampShow 2012

The Ashbrook Cup,
Awarded by the United States Philatelic Classics Society
2012-2013

Large Gold Medal
World Stamp Expo 2013 – Melbourne, Australia

 

From the StampShow Judges’ Critique:
An outstanding work of depth and wide interest. Clear, easily readable – even compelling in some sections – and thoroughly reliable. A very high level of scholarship and new information leading to new conclusions. This will be the standard reference for a very long time.


From the Ashbrook Citation:
Exhaustively researched and masterfully written, this work will serve as a lofty standard for future postal history writers.


From The Collectors Club Philatelist Review (Charles Snee):
The history of Hawaii suffuses Gregory’s philatelic narrative, making for a rich, rewarding experience for the reader.

Explore early Hawaii history and postal history with Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 – a boxed set of three hardcover volumes.  Generous color illustrations and clear, compelling copy on 1,233 golden-edged pages bring the era to life, making each volume entertaining to read.  You’ll also gain a broad understanding of the pioneer stampless covers to or from fur and sandalwood traders, whalers and missionaries, the use of Hawaii and United States postage stamps on Hawaii mail and the postage rates and markings to 1870. 


Maps and cover illustrations detail the ocean and transcontinental routes Hawaii mail traveled with other mail to and from the Pacific Basin.  A comprehensive 1800-70 list of vessels going between Hawaii and the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia is included as an appendix, making this in invaluable resource for determining authenticity on postal history of the period.


Decades in the making, Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 is the author’s life work and the first major work on this islands’ philately in 50 years.  Gregory has expanded the work of Meyer-Harris, the previous authority, and uncovered new evidence that leads to new conclusions.  Students and collectors of 19th century Pacific Basin postal history will find this work is essential – historians will enjoy going in-depth into this unique period in time.

Please note – orders received on this website cannot be sent overseas.  All international orders must be placed by calling The Philatelic Foundation directly at 212-221-6555.

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Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870
by Fred F. Gregory

“We strongly recommend that collectors
purchase the three-volume set...”

– Scott Trepel, Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries Inc.

The New Authority...

Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870
Has Won These Awards:

 Grand Award and Gold Medal for Literature
StampShow 2012

The Ashbrook Cup,
Awarded by the United States Philatelic Classics Society
2012-2013

Large Gold Medal
World Stamp Expo 2013 – Melbourne, Australia

 

From the StampShow Judges’ Critique:
An outstanding work of depth and wide interest. Clear, easily readable – even compelling in some sections – and thoroughly reliable. A very high level of scholarship and new information leading to new conclusions. This will be the standard reference for a very long time.


From the Ashbrook Citation:
Exhaustively researched and masterfully written, this work will serve as a lofty standard for future postal history writers.


From The Collectors Club Philatelist Review (Charles Snee):
The history of Hawaii suffuses Gregory’s philatelic narrative, making for a rich, rewarding experience for the reader.

Explore early Hawaii history and postal history with Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 – a boxed set of three hardcover volumes.  Generous color illustrations and clear, compelling copy on 1,233 golden-edged pages bring the era to life, making each volume entertaining to read.  You’ll also gain a broad understanding of the pioneer stampless covers to or from fur and sandalwood traders, whalers and missionaries, the use of Hawaii and United States postage stamps on Hawaii mail and the postage rates and markings to 1870. 


Maps and cover illustrations detail the ocean and transcontinental routes Hawaii mail traveled with other mail to and from the Pacific Basin.  A comprehensive 1800-70 list of vessels going between Hawaii and the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia is included as an appendix, making this in invaluable resource for determining authenticity on postal history of the period.


Decades in the making, Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 is the author’s life work and the first major work on this islands’ philately in 50 years.  Gregory has expanded the work of Meyer-Harris, the previous authority, and uncovered new evidence that leads to new conclusions.  Students and collectors of 19th century Pacific Basin postal history will find this work is essential – historians will enjoy going in-depth into this unique period in time.

Please note – orders received on this website cannot be sent overseas.  All international orders must be placed by calling The Philatelic Foundation directly at 212-221-6555.