BOWERS (ALEXANDER) Bhamo Expedition. Report on the Practicability of Re-opening the Trade Route, between Burma and Western China, Rangoon, 1869
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BOWERS (ALEXANDER) Bhamo Expedition. Report on the Practicability of Re-opening the Trade Route, between Burma and Western China, Rangoon, 1869
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BOWERS (ALEXANDER)
Bhamo Expedition. Report on the Practicability of Re-opening the Trade Route, between Burma and Western China, one folding lithographed map (of 2), portrait and 91 plates (of 92, some folding, a few torn or frayed with slight loss, map torn in three with slight loss), contemporary half calf, spine repaired with sellotape, 8vo, Rangoon, American Mission Press, 1869

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  • Alexander Bowers' extremely rare report on the Burma-China trade route, compiled in his capacity as "commmercial agent attached to the expedition under Captain E.B. Sladen" (title-page). The plates include Burmese decorative arts, temples, costumed figures views etc.
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