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    Anon (Venn, T.W.)   COCHIN - MALABAR. £33.00    
      Palms and Pageants.   249pp. 14 b/w photographs. Mass of detail on ships, merchants and society from 1795. 2 typed manuscripts on Kerala history loosely inserted   Very good in unletterd boards.   No date (c1950) privately printed by Pierce, Leslie & Co., Calicut..
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    Bell, Douglas.   ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN. £5.00    
         323pp. Index. 7 b/w plates and 8 maps.   Very good indeed.   1936 First edition, Longmans, Green.
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    Blandford, H.F.   THE CLIMATES AND WEATHER OF INDIA, CEYLON AND BURMAH AND THE STORMS OF INDIAN SEAS. £18.00    
         xiii + 369pp. Index. 5 appendices. In the original green cloth.   Spine cloth frayed and starting to split but binding firm. Very good internally.   1889 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Bowen, Frank C.   THE SEA. £5.00    
      Its History and Romance. Volume II. 1698-1783.   284pp. Index. Colour frontispiece and b/w plates.   Internally very good but spine fraying at head and side.   No date, Halton & Truscott Smith.
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    Bowrey, Thomas.   A GEOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF COUNTRIES ROUND THE BAY OF BENGAL, 1669 TO 1679. £18.00    
         lvi + 387pp. Index. 19 plates of b/w illustrations. Map missing from rear pocket.   Fine. Some stains and darkening to blue boards.   1905 The Hakluyt Society.
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    Bridges, R.C. And Hair, P.E.H. (edit)   COMPASSING THE VAST GLOBE OF THE EARTH. £6.00    
      Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society with a complete List of the Society's Publications.   xi + 336pp. Index. 29 illustrations and maps.   Near fine in like dw.   1996 First edition, The Hakluyt Society.
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    British India Steam Navigation Company Limited.   REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS 1949. £17.00    
         80pp. Index. 20pp blank (for notes). Large folding chart in colour showing sleeve bands of officers. Small 8vo in original red cloth with gilt decoration.   Very good.   
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    Cable, Boyd.   P & O. £8.00    
      A Hundred Year History of the Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Co. 1837-1937.   289pp. Index. 13 full-page colour plates of paintings of ships and 7 b/w photographs.   A very good clean, tight copy but some colour loss to boards.   1937 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    De' Conti, Nicolo et al.   VIAGGI IN PERSIA, INDIA E GIAVE. £20.00    
         251pp. Index. Said to be edition limited to 100 copies.Folding Mappamondo in colour and folding map of voyages. Other plates and maps. Well-bound in plain green boards. Text in Italian.   Very good.   1929 Edizioni Alpes, Milano.
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    Dulles, Foster Rhea.   EASTWARD HO! £11.00    
      The First English Adventurers to the Orient.   199pp. Index. 20 illustrations and maps. An account of the travels of Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, James Lancester, William Adams and Sir Thomas Roe.   Very good indeed in worn dw.   1931 First edition, Bodley Head.
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    Dulles, Foster Rhea.   EASTWARD HO! £8.00    
      The First English Adventurers to the Orient.   199pp. Index. 20 illustrations and maps. An account of the travels of Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, James Lancester, William Adams and Sir Thomas Roe.   Very good indeed.   1931 First edition, Bodley Head.
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    Ennis, John.   BOMBAY EXPLOSION. £10.00    
         216pp. 7 b/w photographs. A munitions ship explodes in Bombay harbour in 1944.   Very good in very good dw.   1959 First edition, Cassell.
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    Foster, Sir William (edits).   A NEW ACCOUNT OF THE EAST INDIES BY ALEXANDER HAMILTON. £16.00    
         xxxvii + 225pp. 2 vols in 1. Index. 5 illustrations and 3 folding maps. Introduction and notes. Lavish facsimile reprint of 1930 Arganaut Press edition. Early 18th century Indian Ocean voyages.   Very good indeed.   1970 Reprint, N, Israel, Amsterdam and Da Capo Press, New York.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST FOR EASTERN TRADE. £3.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration. Little read ex-public library copy.   Very good.   1933 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST FOR EASTERN TRADE. £16.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration.   Very good indeed.   1933 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Foster, Sir William.   ENGLAND'S QUEST OF EASTERN TRADE. £5.00    
         355pp. Index. 13 maps. 16th and 17th century voyages and commercial penetration. Little read ex-university library copy. First published in 1933.   Very good in very good dw.   1966 Reprint A & C.Black.
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    Froude, James Anthony.   OCEANA £5.00    
      or England and her Colonies.   342pp. 9 b/w illustrations. Historian's voyage to Australia and New Zealand.   Very good. Alittle spotting to fore-edge. Attractive bookplate.   1907 Longmans, Green, The Silver Library.
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    Goldsmid, Edmund (edits).   THE VOYAGES OF THE ENGLISH NATION TO AMERICA BEFORE THE YEAR 1600. £68.00    
      From Hakluyt's Collection of Voyages (1598-1600)   Volumes 1-4 bound in 3 volumes. 383, 622, 377 and 260pp. Bound with marbled boards, leather spines and corners. From the library of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners with 2 rubber stamp marks in each volume.   The blocks of the books are very good but the bindings are poor with cracked and weak hinges. The spines appear to have been varnished to conceal the defects.   1889 E.& G.Goldsmid, Edinburgh.
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    Harrison, H.L.H.   THE SARONG AND THE KRIS. £5.00    
         224pp. Index. Memoir of a Malayan mining engineer who escaped the Japanese by small boat to Australia   Very good in chipped dw.   1969 First edition, Nautical Publising Company.
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    Hastings, Commander D.J. (edits).   BOMBAY BUCCANEERS. £7.00    
      Memories and Reminiscences of the Royal Indian Navy.   257pp. Card covers.   Fine.   1986 First edition, BACSA.
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    Hastings, Commander D.J. (edits).   BOMBAY BUCCANEERS. £6.00    
      Memories and Reminiscences of the Royal Indian Navy.   257pp. Card covers.   Very good.   1986 First edition, BACSA.
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    Hiney, Tom.   ON THE MISSIONARY TRAIL. £5.00    
      The Classic Georgian Adventure of Two Englishmen Sent on a Journey Around the World, 1821-29.   367pp. Index. 20 illustrations and 6 maps. A deputation from the 'London Missionary Society'. Long chapter on visits to the missions in Bengal and South India.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Hohenzollern, Prince Franz Joseph.   EMDEN. £14.00    
      My Experieces in SMS 'Emden'.   293pp. 8 b/w photographs and 2 maps. Story of the First World War German raider in the Indian Ocean.   Hinges slack. Some uneven colour loss and fading to boards but internally sound.   No date (1920s) Popular Edition, Herbert Jenkins.
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    Howarth, David & Stephen.   THE STORY OF P&O. £6.00    
      The Peninsular and Oriental Steamship Company.   224 pp. Index. A company history lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Innes, Hammond.   THE STRODE VENTURER. £5.00    
         320pp. Novel about shipowners set partly in the Maldives.   Fine in very good dw.   1965 First edition, Collins.
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    Janson, Eirik G. Et al.   THE COUNTRY BOATS OF BANGLADESH. £12.00    
      Social and Economic Development and Decision-making in Inland Water Transport.   279pp. Index. 10 maps and many b/w photographs.   Very good in very good dw.   1989 Reprint, The University Press, Dhaka.
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    Johnson, W.Branch.   WOLVES OF THE CHANNEL (1681-1856). £6.00    
         310pp. Index. 7 b/w plates. A history of privateering.   Very good.   1931 First edition, Wishart & Company.
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    Kunte, Mukund B.(edits).   NAUTICAL NOSTALGIA - FATHOMS DEEP. £5.00    
         314pp. Card covers. Presentation copy inscribed by the editor. Anthology of memories of the Indian Navy.   Very good.   2004 Sundeep Press, New Delhi.
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    Leasor, James.   THE MARINE FROM MANDALAY. £8.00    
         178pp. Royal Marine walks out of Burma to rejoin his ship.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Leo Cooper.
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    Leasor, James.   BOARDING PARTY. £10.00