East Indiamen. First Edition


MILLER, Russell and the Editors of Time-Life Books. The East Indiamen. Alexandria, Virginia : Time-Life Books, (1980). First Printing. Pp (5), [6]-176. Illustrated throughout. 4to, black imitation morocco with pictorial inlayon upper board. Map end-papers. In The Seafarers series. Chapters: 1. An a ll-out race for the Orient's wealth; 2. 'No trade without war, no war without trade"; 3. A seaman's lot: misery, danger and empty pockets; 4. An empire brewed from tea leaves; 5. A passage to India; 6. The splendid facade of a crumbling company. Picture essays: 1. The man who told Portugal's secretsto the world [Jan Huyghen van Linschoten]; 2. A priestly foothold in fable d Japan; 3. Extraordinary ships in an exotic commerce. Very good. 22.00

Title: East Indiamen. First Edition

Author Name: MILLER, Russell Time-Life Books : Seafarers Series LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huyghen van)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Time-Life, Alexandria, VA, 1980, ISBN:0809426919:

Seller ID: 18065

Keywords: NAUTICAL SAILING TEA SHIPPING HISTORY BRITISH COLONIAL INDIA COMMERCE JAPAN,