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Blue cloth. Black's New Series of Colour Books. 32 colour plates. Spine and cover edges are very browned/faded with other marks. Staining to edge of pages to prelims and first 13 pages of book. Marks to outer page edges and some margin marks.
This story of river transport in Burma describes the historical background to the formation in 1852 of the Irrawaddy Flotilla: how four paddle steamers sent by the Bengal Marine to Burma for the prosecution of the second Burmese War were taken over by private enterprise in 1865 and became the foundation of the greatest river fleet the world has ever known. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950606103. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners with a couple of small closed tears, spine is lightly faded.
Peach cloth. Recollections of 6 years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok. Spine is grubby. Slip case is good - unevenly browned with grubby marks and surface paper damage to one side.
The author's recollections of his service in Burma includes an appreciation of the geography, vegetation, bird life and the peoples of Burma. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 198 pages includes index. ISBN: 0850525977. Lower spine very slightly bumped, dustwrapper slightly scuffed on rear.
Describing the Kachins, the most important of Burma's "hidden colonies". ISBN: 1860645291.