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image of A Historia dos Descobrimentos Portugueses

A Historia dos Descobrimentos Portugueses

by Peres, Damia

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Published
1983
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£14.79

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Porto, Portugal: Vertente, 1983. Hardcover. 454p, image blind stamped to front of dark green boards, illustrated, small residual label to gutter of front free endpaper, else in very good condition, in Portuguese language. The third edition, from 1983.
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image of Marco Polo's Asia: an Introduction to His Description of the World Called

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1960. Hardcover. ix, 459p., black boards, ten black and white illustrated plates including fold out map in rear, rubricated title page. Very good but no dust jacket.
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£8.87
image of Jan Compagnie in Japan 1600-1817 An Essay on the cultural, artistic and scientific Influence exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth Centuries

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London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Hardcover. viii, 198pp., red cloth boards, color illustrations, in very good condition in an illustrated bit edgeworn dust jacket., Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints. This 1968 Oxford University Press edition "is an authorized reprint (with corrections) of the second revised edition published by Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, in 1950
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£18.49
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Letters from China The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838-1840

by Forbes, Robert Bennet [Kerr, Phyllis Forbes - Editor]

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Published
1996
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9780913372777
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£13.31

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Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1996. Hardcover. 317pp., red cloth boards, very good condition in like jacket.
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The Portuguese Pioneers

by Prestage, Edgar

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Published
1966
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£8.87

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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1966. Hardcover. xiv, 351p., illustrated over blue boards with gilt decorated blind stamped to front cover. Previous owners' names and dates scribbled on first blank page, top edge is inked, side and bottom edges somewhat toned. faded and worn dust jacket. Originally published in 1933, this reprint from 1966.
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The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Road

by Forêt, Philippeand Andres Kaplony (eds)

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Published
2008
ISBN
9789004171657
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£55.46

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Boston: Brill, 2008. xxxi, 243p.,Very good in glossy illustrated boards. illustrated with a fold out color plate iluustrated on both sides in rear of book. Brill's Inner Asian Library Volume 21. From the rear cover: "This volume covers new ground on the diffusion and transmission of geographical knowledge that occurred at critical junctures in the long history of the… Read more
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Missions to the Calusa

by Hann, John H. Introduction by William H. Marquadt

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Published
1991
ISBN
9780813010755
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£11.09

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Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1991. Hardcover. xix, 460p. Blue boards Very good in like dust jacket. Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series. From the dust jaclket ("When Europeans arrived in southwest Florida in the early sixteenth century, they encountered a complex and powerful society. The Calusa, subject of this study by two of Florida's… Read more
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Jesuit and Savage in New France

by Kennedy, J. H.

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Published
1950
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1950. Hardcover. 206pp., fold out map of French North America at rear. Red boards. Ex-library showing dulling to gilt lettering on spine, library book plate on inside of front cover with a "withdrawn" stamp, library pocket to rear pastedown endpaper. Library stamps to page edges. Overall, about good, no dj.
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The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

by Bigger, H. P., B. Lit

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Published
1924
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Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1924. Paperback. xiv, 330, illustrated, with fold out maps, some in color, rear wrap is missing, cover wrap is toned along edges with scribbling along top edge and is showing wear for this first edition. Edge and shelf wear is evident, else in readable condition. Public Archives of Canada No. 11.
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image of Antonio de Saldanha, His Times and His Achievements. Englished by M. Freire de Andrade

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Lisbon: Centro de Estudos Historicos Ultramarinos, 1962. Paperback. 138p., rubricated titlepage and buff cover, softbound in 9x6 inch yapp-edged wraps. The edges have picked up a couple droplet stains, dust-soil and abrasion wear, item is otherwise sound and entirely clean and unmarked within.
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image of Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce 1450-1680. Volume One: The Lands below the Winds

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. Hardcover. xvi, 275p., illustrated with numerous period reproductions, modern line maps, ancient maps in facsimile (nothing fancy, no color) and lots of tables. First hardcover edition in 9.5x6 inch tan cloth boards titled green and enclosed in its glazed dust jacket. An as-new copy, preserved in a well-cared for collection: entirely sound, clean… Read more
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image of The Classical Accounts of India; Being a compilation of the English translations of the accounts left by Herodotus, Megasthenes, Arrian, Strabo, Quintus, Diodorus Siculus, Justin, Plutarch, Frontinus, Nearchus, Apollonius, Pliny, Ptolemy, Aelian and others with Maps, editorial notes, comments, analysis and Introduction

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Calcutta: Firma K.L. Mukhopadhyay, 1960. xxvi, 504p., several folded maps (modern line maps) bound in, first edition (so stated) tangerine cloth boards spine-titled black and enclosed in the dust jacket. Spine panel bears a couple short trivial wrinkles, leaf 141/2 has a tiny puncture and wrinkle, one of the bound-in maps slightly torn at the gutter, a pretty good… Read more
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£29.58
image of Ships, Sailors and Spices. East India Companies and Their Shipping in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries

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Amsterdam: NEHA, 1993. xi, 208p., an elegant hardcover in dark blue openweave cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Illustrated with a doublespread line-map, a large number of vignette period facsimiles scattered throughout text, though this "large number" is overwhelmed by a fantastic accumulation of tabled statistics. Find a small, double-sided "erratum" slip (errata, actually,… Read more
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£33.28
image of Russian Travelers to Constantinople in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

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Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1984. Hardcover. xvii, 463p (plus Keys to Maps), hardcover first edition in 9.5x6 inch green cloth boards and plain printed dust jacket; careless packing bent and slightly tore the head rim of this handsome volume a little, else absolutely "as new". Has a couple line maps, one folding. Dumbarton Oaks Studies… Read more
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£51.77
image of Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce 1450-1680. Volume Two: Expansion and Crisis

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. Hardcover. xv, 390p., illustrated with numerous period reproductions, modern line maps and ancient maps in facsimile (nothing fancy, no color). The first hardcover edition in 9.5x6 inch red cloth boards titled black and enclosed in the glazed dust jacket. An as-new copy, preserved in a well-cared for collection: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.… Read more
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image of The Portuguese Missions in Malacca and Singapore (1511-19580. / Volume III - Singapore  /  Reedicao facsimilada da obra com o mesmo titulo editada pela agencia geral do ultramar.  Lisboa 1961

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Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau, 1987. Paperback. Singleton treatment of the Church in Singapore, complete in one volume: 508p., illustrated with a few fuzzy photographs and statistical tables, large paperback in 9x6.5 inch plain plain printed glossy white wraps, a quietly nice production with rubricated title and intaglio title framing. Cover margins exhibit just a hint of age-toning… Read more
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£40.67
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The Dutch Encounter with Asia 1600-1950

by Zandvliet, Kees. With Leonard Blusse, Wim van den Doel, et alia

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Published
2002
ISBN
9789040087172
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£62.86

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Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam / Waanders Publishers Zwolle, 2002. Paperback. 464p., a stupendously elaborate (successfully so) softbound in 9.5x6.5 inch frenchfold wraps. No translator is credited, but is entirely in English (but is available in the Dutch language also). Alkaline paperstock, color illustrations nearly every page, doublespread line maps inside each "frenchfold" and a few very old maps in color,… Read more
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image of The Cape of Adventure, being strange and notable discoveries, perils, shipwrecks, battles upon sea and land, with pleasant and interesting observations upon the country and the natives of the Cape of Good Hope - extracted from the writings of the early travellers by Ian D. Colvin with numerous illustrations

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London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1912. xxxi, 459p., plates as called for on coated inserted stock, hardbound first edition in 9.5x6.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt-titled, decorated gilt also with a gilded-top textblock, untrimmed edges. A bright square copy with a few aesthetical flaws: foxing to titlepage margins and to a few adjacent leaves and blanks, thereafter scattered instances.… Read more
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£16.27
image of Jan van Linschoten: The Dutch Marco Polo

Jan van Linschoten: The Dutch Marco Polo

by Parr, Charles Mckew

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Published
1964
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£11.09

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1964. Hardcover. xiii, 313p., well-stocked with period images reproduced on glazed inserted stock (several such gatherings), hardbound in 9x6 inch brown cloth boards and enclosed in the dust jacket, top edge tinted to match cloth, a nice production, American first edition. Book itself has a little edgewear and a light small scratch to… Read more
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image of Marine Cartography in Britain; A History of the Sea Chart to 1855.  With a foreword by vice-Admiral Sir John Edgell, F.R.S.

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Leicester: Printed by OUP for the Leicester University Press, 1962. Hardcover. 222p., illustrated with charts, tables, diagrams, and maps of various sorts and periods. Handsome big quarto (11.5x9 inches) with gloriously executed bevelled green cloth boards (gilt) and plain printed dust jacket on matte stock. Foxing is the primary condition problem with this item, aesthetic only, textblock's leading… Read more
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£36.98