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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


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