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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.
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.
The Image of War, or Service on the Chin Hills.
Illustrated with 191 photographs by the author. With an introductory historical note by J.D. MacNabb, Political Officer, S. Chin Hills. Calcutta Thacker, Spink & Co. 1894
First edition, 4to, pp.90, 38 plates, 154 illustrations, 40 pp. publisher's adverts. A very good copy in original cloth, rear cloth a little mottled, bump to top edge.
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.
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.
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