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MUNRO, D.J. The roaring forties and after. London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1929. Cloth (soiled). With photographic plates. 244 pp. A sailor's life i.a dealing with Burma. [Boeknr.: 32018 ]

€ 25,00

MURRAY, John. A handbook for travellers in India and Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon. Including the Portuguese and French possessions and the Indian states. 16th edition. London, John Murray, 1949.Original red cloth (spine discoloured). With 67 maps, plans and illustrations (many folding). CXXIV,792 pp. First published in London in 1859. - Folding map in rear pocket with small tears otherwise a good copy. [Boeknr.: 33737 ]

€ 45,00

SCHOUTEN, Wouter. De bandel of reede voor de stadt Arakan. (Amsterdam, 1676).Engraving by Coenraet Decker of the roadstead of Arakan (Rakhine in present day Burma), with two VOC ships and many local boats in the foreground. Ca. 19 x 27,5 cm. From: Wouter Schouten Oost-Indische voyagie. - The VOC established trading relations with the Arakanese in 1608 after the Portuguese fell in favour due to the lack of loyalty of Portuguese mercenaries in the service of the Arakanese king. The VOC established a permanent factory in Mrauk U in 1635, and operated in Arakan until 1665.Landwehr, VOC, 283, 15. [Boeknr.: 33888 ]

€ 65,00

SNODGRASS, (John James). Narrative of the Burmese war, detailing the operations of major-general Archibald Campbell's army, from its landing at Rangoon in May 1824, to the conclusion of a treaty of peace at Yandaboo, in February 1826. London, John Murray, 1827.Original boards (hinges broken), uncut, preserved in half morocco box. With engraved frontispiece depicting the meeting of the British and Burmese commissioners at Neoun-Ben-Zeik, plate of Babdoola's look-out tree at Dunoobew, and large folding map (small tear with no loss). XII,319;(8) pp. First edition; with armorial bookplate of John, 1st Baron Crewe (1742-1829). - The classic account of the military operations during the first Anglo-Burmese War and the annexation of Arakan and Tenasserim. Snodgrass was military secretary to General Campbell and assistant political agent in Ava/Burma. His book is one of the principal contemporary accounts of the first Burmese War. Appendices include the Treaty of Peace. - A clean copy. Cordier, B.I., col.450. [Boeknr.: 21073 ]

€ 395,00

SPILBERGEN, Joris van. Historis journael van de voyage gedaen met 3 schepen uyt Zeelant naer d'Oost-Indien onder het beleyt van den commandeur Joris van Spilbergen, sijn eerste reyse. In den jare 1601.1602.1603.1604. Als meede beschryvinge vande tweede voyage ghedaen met 12 schepen na d'Oost-Indien onder den admirael Steven vander Hagen. Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1648.4to. Later blind-tooled vellum. With large woodcut title-vignette depicting two vessels and double-page engraved plate depicting six views. 96 pp. The journal of Joris van Spilbergen was first published in Delft in 1605 by Floris Balthasar; with armorial bookplate of David Dunlop. - The trading pioneers in Holland, in this case the House of Moucheron in Zealand, fitted out an expedition to Sri Lanka under command of Joris van Spilbergen. Daily events concerning this voyage and his visit to the king of Kandy were carefully recorded. After admiral Spilbergen had established the first link between Sri Lanka and the Netherlands, he set sail for Acheh for negotiations with the sultan and hunting for Portuguese ships. The second voyage, under Steven van der Haghen, is the first voyage sent out to the East entirely under the auspices of the Dutch East India Company in 1603, with twelve heavily armed vessels taking about 1200 men. With descriptions of Goa and Cochin, Pegu (Burma) and the capture of Ambon and Tidor. Also with Van Hagen's fleet was the yacht Duyfken under Willem Jansz, who was to become the discoverer of Australia (Howgego p.470). - Two important voyages combined in one volume. - A fine and scarce copy.Tiele 1022; Tiele, Mémoire, 143; Landwehr, VOC, 198; Howgego S158; Lach, Asia in the making of Europe III, p.444; See De Silva & Beumer, Illustrations and views of Dutch Ceylon 1602-1796. [Boeknr.: 15523 ]

€ 4850,00


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