Monthly Archives: October 2013

Stamps of the Arabian Nights, Part 12

Etat Comorien, or Comorian, is a collection of islands in the Indian Ocean, north-west of Madagascar.  Prior to 1975 the islands were a colony of France, administered from Madagascar from 1911.  After a referendum in 1974, the Comorian parliament voted … Continue reading

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Rubies by Louis Moresby

Moresby, Louis. Rubies. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927, pp. 287. Roger Pendarvis is a clean cut, strapping young lad growing up on a farm in Cornwall.  Life is good, filled with honest hard work and simple pleasures.  Late … Continue reading

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