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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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    Bowen, H.V. et al.   MONSOON TRADERS. £24.00    
      The Maritime World of the East India Company.   192pp. Index. 4to. Card covers. Colour illustrations throughout.   Fine.   2011 Scala for the National Maritime Museum.
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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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    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. £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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    Hastings, Commander D.J. (edits).   BOMBAY BUCCANEERS. £5.00    
      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. £5.00    
      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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    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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    Lubbock, Percy.   THE CHINA CLIPPERS. £12.00    
         295pp. Index. Large 8vo. 21 b/w illustrations and 11 plans, some folding. The ships of the China tea and opium trade.   Very good indeed in very good dw. A lovely copy.   1973 Reprint, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow.
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    Lysaght, A.M et al.   CAPTAIN COOK AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC. £0.00    
         249pp. Index. Large 8vo. The British Museum Yearbook 3. 158 b/w illustrations.   Fine in very slightly faded dw.   1979 First edition, British Museum Publications.
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    Mattingly, Garrett.   THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA. £5.00    
         382pp. Index. 15 b/w illustrations and 2 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1959 Second impression, Jonathan Cape.
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    Meacham, Ellis R.   THE EAST INDIAMAN. £5.00    
         337pp. Endpaper maps. Maritime novel of voyage from London to Calcutta and Canton in 1806.   Very good indeed in very good dw.   1969 First UK edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Olafsson, Jon.   A VOYAGE TO INDIA 1622-1625. £5.00    
      Icelander and Traveller to India.   189pp. Card covers. Illustrate din colour and b/w. 'As written by himself 1661, with the story of Mads Rasmussen, Chaplain on the Perlen, 1623-1626'. Two accounts of the Coromandel Coast.   Fine.   1998 First edition, Babraham Press, Cambridge.
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    Phillips, Sir Percival.   THE PRINCE OF WALES' EASTERN BOOK. £12.00    
      A Pictorial Record of the Voyages of H.M.S. 'Renown' 1921-22.   Very many sepia photographs and 7 full-page colour paintings by Donald Maxwell.   Very good in remains of dustwrapper..   1922 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Sanceau, Elaine.   INDIES ADVENTURE. £15.00    
      The Amazing Career of Afonso de Albequerque, Captain-General and Governor of India (1509-1515).   308pp. 11 illustrations. Endpaper maps.   Very good.   1936 First edition, Blackie.
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    Sproule, Anna.   PORT OUT STARBOARD HOME. £5.00    
      the rise and fall of the ocean passage.   128pp. Index. Over 100 period photographs and prints. Mostly on the North Atlantic route.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Blandford Press, Poole.
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    Spurr, Russell.   LET THE TIGER TURN TAIL. £5.00    
      Spurr's War.   203pp. Many b/w photographs. He joined the Indian Army and the Royal Indian Navy and served as a war correspondent and photographer.   Fine in very good dw.   1992 First edition, Mainstream.
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    Stevens, Captain John   THE PORTUGUES ASIA £81.00    
      or the History of the Discovery and Conquest of India by the Portugues.   In 3 vols. 448, 526 and 440pp. Facsimile reprint of 1695 original translated fron the Spanish of Manuel de Faria y Sousa.   Fine.   1971 Gregg International, Farnborough.
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    Streatfield-James, E.C.   IN THE WAKE. £10.00    
      The Birth of the Indian and Pakistani Navies.   224pp. 42 illustrations, 2 in colour. History of the service and the author's career in The Royal Indian Marine from 1921.   Fine in complete dustwrapper with a cup ring on the front panel.   1983 First, Charles Skilton, Edinburgh.
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    Taylor, Stephen.   STORM AND CONQUEST. £5.00    
      The Battle for the Indian Ocean, 1809.   380pp. Index. 37 illustrations, some in colour. How the Royal Navy drove the French from their Indian Ocean island bases.   Fine in fine dw.   2007 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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    Woodroffe, Thomas.   THE ENTERPRISE OF ENGLAND. £5.00    
      An Account of her Emergence as an Oceanic Power.   301pp. Index. 15 b/w illustrations and 5 maps.   Very good indeed.   1958 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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    Wright, Arnold.   EARLY ENGLISH ADVENTURERS IN THE EAST. £5.00    
         331pp. Index. 12 of 21 chapters relate to India.   Very good. Neat prize label.and damp stain to lower corner. Internally sound.   1917 Second edition, Andrew Melrose.
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    Young, Gavin.   SLOW BOATS TO CHINA. £5.00    
         489pp. Endpaper maps. Includes chapters on sea routes round southern India.   Fine in very good dw.   1981 Reprint, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   SLOW BOATS HOME. £5.00    
         442pp. Endpaper maps. From China through the Pacific Islands.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First editiont, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   IN SEARCH OF CONRAD. £5.00    
         304pp. Endpaper maps. From Bangkok through the islands of Indonesia.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1991 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Young, Gavin.   IN SEARCH OF CONRAD. £5.00    
         304pp. Soft covers. Endpaper maps. From Bangkok through the islands of Indonesia. Signed by the author   Fine.   1991 Hutchinson.
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