Thursday, August 14, 2008

"Blue Mauritius"

New from Overlook Press: Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps by Helen Morgan.

About the book, from the publisher:

Blue Mauritius is an adventure that begins at a ball on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean, and unfolds through discoveries of the legendary stamp in Bordeaux, Mauritius, India, and Britain. It is the fascinating story of the birth of philately, the first collectors, and those who hunt the the world’s most sought after postage stamps.
Visit the Blue Mauritius Research Companion.