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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

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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