Geography

Venezuela: The “Little Venice” of the Caribbean (1923)

By |June 15th, 2014|

Originally published in "Peoples of All Nations", by Educational Book Company, London 1923.

Soviet Communications (1965)

By |July 27th, 2013|

This article from "The Children's Picture Atlas in Colour" (1965) contains much of interest for postal historians and especially airmail enthusiasts.

Railway Systems of the World (1957)

By |January 31st, 2013|

The following article was first published in the "Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia" (1957) and is a sound introduction to the various different railway systems around the world at the time.

South Africa Map (1885)

By |December 15th, 2012|

Handling of Overseas Mails (1936)

By |November 20th, 2012|

This extremely informative article originally appeared in "Shipping Wonders of the World" in 1936. It explains in some detail the carriage of letters and parcel posts by ships and their ports of call in the 1930s.

German East Africa (1913)

By |July 30th, 2012|

The following is an excerpt from "Nelson’s Encyclopaedia", 1913.