From the Scandinavia Philatelic Society in the United Kingdom:

Spitzbergen
Cruise Mail - 1890-1914

By
Pat Adams, Alan Totten & Peter Williams

A new handbook providing a comprehensive introduction to cruise mail in the years before World War 1, together with details of the local stamps, etiquettes and cachets used on mail from the ship's passengers.

All the etiquettes are illustrated, described and discussed in detail and the cachets listed and illustrated.

Tables, based on items recorded by the authors, show the post offices cancelling Spitzbergen cruise mail during the period, the destinations and the number of each cachet type.

Details of the cruise ships and the tables showing the years in which they operated are included.

Published by the Scandinavia Philatelic Society
60 pages, in colour, A4, spiral wire bound and available from:

Spitzbergen postcard.

The SPS Librarian
28 Philip Nurse Road
Dersingham
King's Lynn
PE31 6WH
United Kingdom

Postcard with Norwegian and Spitzbergen local stamps.

Email librarian@scandps.org.uk
Prices: Non-Members UK 12.50 + 1 p&p; Europe 25, NOK or DKK 180; USA $25 p&p included.
Members UK 10 + 1 p&p; elsewhere 20, NOK or DKK 150, USA $20 p&p included.
Danish cheques are accepted.
Or pay by PayPal to jhutch380@tiscali.co.uk quoting Spitzbergen Handbook


Also available "FINNISH FIELDPOST 1939-1945" by Les Freestone and Eric Keefe.
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