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Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam,
during a Residence of Fourteen Years. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1855
First edition pp.x, 268, 8 tinted lithograph plates, 2 folding maps. A rather good copy in somewhat faded original cloth. Front free end-paper missing. Without half-title. Some light damp staing to edges of plates.
The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary,
from Shanghae to Bhamo, and back to Manwyne. From his Journals and Letters, with a brief biographical preface: To which is added a concluding chapter by Sir Rutherford Alcock. London Macmillan 1876
First edition, pp.xxiv, 382, frontispiece, folding map. A near fine copy in original cloth.
1939: History of Rangoon
A History of Rangoon.
Rangoon Corporation of Rangoon 1939
First edition Folio, pp.320, 41 plates, 12 maps and plans, 5 folding. Inscribed "Presented by the Corporation of Rangoon to:- Brigadier L.G. Woodhouse, O.B.E., M.C., Commander, No.1 Area, South East Asia Command. Publishers half calf, cloth. Cloth separating from boards. Otherwise a very good copy.
Narrative of the Burmese War,
detailing the operations of Major-General Sir 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
First edition pp.xii, 319, , 2 woodcut plates, large folding engraved map. A very good copy bound in later half calf, marbled boards. Some light spotting to map. Contemporary signature on title.
Cordier 450; Herbert 249
Bulletin of The School of Oriental Studies, London Institution. Volumes I-V.
University of London. London The School of Oriental Studies 1917-1930
First edition Five volumes, in all some 4,400 pages, occasional illustrations. Bound in contemporary half cloth, continental marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. A very good set.
Some Views of Burma,
with notes. [Bound with] Some Views of Burma, with Notes. Second Series. Watts & Skeen, Photo Artists, and others. Rangoon Myles Standish & Co. [c.1900]
First edition Two volumes bound in one, oblong 8vo, pp., 26 illustrations; 53, 24 illustrations. Preserved in a contemporary cloth binding, now worn and lacking spine. Text and illustrations in very good condition. Lightly worn original wrappers bound in.
1800: First full account of Burma
An account of an embassy to the Kingdom of Ava,
sent by the Governor-General of India in the year 1795. London Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty; and J. Wright. 1800
First edition Folio, 33 x 24.5 cm, pp.xxiii, [1, errata], 503, [1, directions to binder], 26 engraved plates and 2 maps, 6 folding. Without half-title. Large folding map torn without loss, a little soiled at edges. A large paper copy bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. Some wear to corners and edges.
1800: First full account of Burma
An Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava,
sent by the Governor-General of India in the year 1795. London printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty; and J. Wright. 1800
First edition, Folio, 33 x 24.5 cm, pp.xxiii, [1, errata], 503, [1, directions to binder], 26 engraved plates and 2 maps, 6 folding. Bound in contemporary calf, gilt. Spine a little rubbed, and titles as Vol.IV of Oriental Embassies. Foxing to some plates, light stain to margin of last few pages, but a very good copy. Arrmorial bookplate of Sir Joseph Verdin.
Burma. The Struggle for Independence, 1944-48.
Documents from Official and Private Sources. London HMSO 1983
Two volumes, pp.cxxxv, 1078; cxi, 947, 12 plates, 5 folding maps, dust wrappers. Constitutional Relations between Britain and Burma. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers, original boxes..
1827: Eye-witness account of First Anglo-Burmese War
Two Years in Ava.
From May 1824, to May 1826. By an Officer on the Staff of the Quarter-Master General's Department. London John Murray 1827
First edition pp.xvi, 455, lithograph frontispiece, 3 folding maps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Congreve armorial bookplate.
Cordier 449; Herbert 361