Author:Coates (Lt W.H.) RP


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The Good Old Days of Shippping.

By: Coates (Lt W.H.) RP

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1900 rp 1969,

Seller ID: 9625

vi + 140pp, frontis, illus, original blue cloth over boards, canvas styleûbinding, dw. AJS: By the author of The Old 'Country Trade' of the East Indies.ûOne of two companion books, written by a naval officer who becameûfascinated by the history of seaborne trade in the Indian Ocean. There areûchapters on the East India Company and their ships; the later steamshipûcompanies; shipbuilding in India; the pilgrim trade and many others.ûThe term 'country trade' used in the first book, was defined by theûauthor: ' include vessels owned by Englishmen resident in India, asûwell as purely I... View more info