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Crawfurd, John.

HISTORY OF THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO

Containing an Account of the Manners, Arts, Languages, Religions, Institutions, and Commerce of Its Inhabitants. Frank Cass & Co. 1967.
New Impression. 3 vols. 34 plates, 1 folding map. Pp.435-8 misbound after pp.430 in vol. 1., occasional marking, original cloth, spine sl. faded and bumped, sl. shaken. Lowndes p.552; Brunet II, 411; Graesse II, 297; Lowndes 'This work consists of a series of disquisitions, containing a number of ingenious theories and speculations, seemingly preliminary to an essay on the commerce of the Eastern Islands. J. Crawfurd was a resident at the court of the Sultan of Java.' Allibone. 'This is a valuable work, particularly in what relates to the actual commerce and commercial capabilities of these Islands.'
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