Hammar, Hugo.


Gothenburg, 1st.ed., 1931. 101 pp, 3 photo-plates of models of sailing ships, a facsimile (2 sides), a red ‘seal’ in text, 1 table (fldg.), & 14 plans, chiefly of sailing vessels (13 fldg; some cold.). C.c. (embossed in the form of leather) with yapp edges. 30 x 23 cm. Nr.FINE. Large Paper Copy. Published in Sweden in 1931 (Swedish text), this is a history of the Swedish East-India Company’s fleet with Orders and Instructions for Captain Mathias Holmers in 1761. The history of the company and its ships during the 18th century is examined and the book is illustrated with a number of fine folding plates (some in colour), especially those at the rear being plans and draughts of Swedish East-Indiamen. The book was published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the fleet. HISTORY OF THE SWEDISH EAST-INDIA COMPANY’S FLEET. SCARCE.

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