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Eyewitness account of the British expedition
An Account of the last mission and death of Thomas William Bowlby.
Compiled from records collected by his son. London printed for Private Circulation only 1906
First edition. 8vo (22 x 14.5 cm), pp. [vi], 406, [1, colophon], [1, blank]; two photographic portraits, one folding map. Contemporary half calf. Gilt on spine rubbed.
We locate a single copy at Harvard.
"the scenes in Bangkok were almost incredible"
The kingdom and people of Siam;
with a narrative of the mission to that country in 1855. London John W. Parker and Son 1857
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo (22 x 15 cm), pp.x, , [1, blank], 482; vi, , [1, blank], 446. With 18 plates, 8 in colour, 3 folding facsimiles, and large folding map. Titles printed in red and black. Tightly rebound in 20th-century half calf, marbled boards. Half title of second volume repaired; contents fresh and clean. A very good set.
Cordier BI 736
A Visit to the Philippine Islands.
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1859
First edition, 8vo (21.5 x 14.5 cm), pp.[viii], 434, [4, music], 8 plates, illustrations. Bound in contemporary calf, gilt, spine rubbed. Gilt monogram of W. Lee to upper board. Some plates rather foxed, offsetting onto title and text. Armorial bookplate of John Bowring. Presentation inscription to Sir Edward D Scott from W.N. Lee, "a prize for industry", Easter 1867, Brighton.
Historical View of Plans, for the Government of British India, and regulation of Trade to the East Indies.
And Outlines of a Plan of Foreign Government, of Commercial Oeconomy, and of Domestic Administration, for the Asiatic Interests of Great Britain. London J. Sewell & J. Debrett 1793
4to, pp.xii, 632, errata leaf. A very good copy bound in contemporary marbled boards, recent calf spine and corners. Armorial book-plate of S.M. Threipland.
With a rare map of Brunei
Report by Consul-General Leys on the Rivers of Borneo.
London Harrison and Sons. 1884
First edition, folio, pp.(17)-21, map. Included in: Reports from Her Majesty's Diplomatic and Consular Officers Abroad on subjects of commercial and general interest (whole issue included). [C.-3831, Commercial, No.2 (1884). A very good copy stitched in original series paper covers. A few spots to cover. Library stamps of the Peace Palace in the Hague in covers.
The Ashanti War.
A Narrative Prepared from the Official Documents by Permission of Major-General Sir Garnet Wolseley. Two Volumes. London 1874
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 427; vi, 367, 54. 5 folding maps, folding facsimile letter. A very good set in original cloth, minor wear to head and tails of spines.
Brahmins and Pariahs.
An appeal by the indigo manufacturers of Bengal to the British Government, Parliament, and People, for protection against the Lieut.-Governor of Bengal; setting forth the proceedings by which this high officer has interfered with the free course of justice, has destroyed capital and trade of British settlers in India, and has created the present disastrous condition of incendiarism and insurrection now spreading in the rural districts of Bengal. London James Ridgway 1861
First edition, pp.210. A very good copy bound in half calf, marbled boards. Board of Trade Library stamp on title.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 334, x, 352, two folding maps. A very good set in original cloth.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul 1910
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 334; x, 352, two folding maps. Trubners Oriental Series. Original tan cloth; very lightly soiled, but an excellent copy.
The Present Land-Tax in India considered as a Measure of Finance,
in order to show its effects on the Government and the People of that Country, and on the Commerce of Great Britain. In three parts. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1830
First edition, pp.viii, 476. A very good copy bound in full contemporary diced calf, spine a little rubbed.
A trio on travellers
The Gypsies of Yetholm: Historical, Traditional, Philological, and Humorous. [bound with Stuart's] David Blythe, The Gipsy King: A Character Sketch. [and] The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Three Volumes bound in One.
Kelso J. & J.H. Rutherfurd 1882-84
First edition Three volumes bound in one, pp.192, frontis; 27, 5, mounted photographic frontis; 152, mounted photographic frontis, plate, folding chart. A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. Inscribed to John Turnbull, with complts. of the publisher, Jas. H. Rutherford.
The Private Letters of Sir James Brooke,
K.C.B., Rajah of Sarawak, narrating the events of his life, from 1838 to the present time. Edited by John C. Templer, Esq. London Richard Bentley 1853
First edition, three volumes, pp.x, 320, 327, 341. A very good set in slightly mottled original cloth. Slight soiling to page 23 of volume 2. Contemporary ownership inscription of Percy J. Warren on title.
"that what we may have lost in weight, we've more than gained in friends"
Mural ditties and Sime Road soliloquies.
Illustrated by R.W.E. Harper. Foreword by N.R. Jarrett. Singapore Kelly & Walsh 
First edition. Small 4to (25 x 19 cm), pp. [ii], 26, with illustrations throughout. Stapled as issued in cloth-backed pictorial boards. Boards somewhat soiled, contents clean.
COPAC records copies at the Imperial War Museum and Oxford.