Author:Parkinson (C.N.)


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Trade in the Eastern Seas 1793-1813.

By: Parkinson (C.N.)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: 1937,

Seller ID: 1616

xii + 434pp, 8 illus, 2 maps, original dark green cloth, dw, and attractiveûcopy. Brown & Christie, entry 1495: Bibliography, pages 393-414.ûNMM Cat, Vol 5, Pt 1: See various entries for this title.ûAJS: This book recounts in great detail the story of the India and Chinaûtrade in the last years of the East India Company's monopoly. It followsûevents of the whole career of the East Indiamen - their building, arming,ûfreighting, and manning; and thence through the long voyage, to theûunloading of the return cargo. It describes the conditions under which theûpassengers travelled; the conv... View more info

War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1813.

By: Parkinson (C.N.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1954,

Seller ID: 2132

477pp, frontis, 11 illus, 17 maps and diags, endpaper maps, original redûcloth, dw, an attractive copy. NMM Cat, Vol 5, Pt 1, entry 2125.ûAJS: A standard work. An account of the Napoleonic Wars in a singleûtheatre - the East Indies Station, stretching from the Cape of Good Hopeûto China. He has used primarily the correspondence of the successiveûCommanders-in-Chief, showing how continued and important were theûoperations on a Station which subsequent historians have mostly ignored. View more info