House of Savoy

Prtofiles of Italian Royalty from the First King of Italy 1863

to the present day (a personal choice)

by John Gilbert

(published 2017)

 Let me say from the start that this is a History book rather than a philatelic book. Let’s call is a philatelists companion book. It brings into the light the lineage and characters of the Savoy dynasty and examines the life and times of a selection of the key members that were around during what we philatelists call the Kingdom Period. It also follows the lives of those members of the Savoy family that survived into the Republic period.

 The book is profusely illustrated throughout with images collected by the author over many years.


The book is 64 A4 pages, spiral bound and is priced at £20 (plus P&P UK = £2, Europe = £4, ROW = £5):-

The Italy and Colonies Study Circle, 13 Pond Close, Harefield, UXBRIDGE, Middx, UB9 6NG.

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