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The Background of Eastern Sea Power - FB Eldridge
The Background of Eastern Sea Power - FB Eldridge
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The Background of Eastern Sea Power


FB Eldridge

This 386 page account of the sea faring powers' exploits in the Asia Pacific region was prompted by the author reflecting on the appearance of a sea power on the eastern rim of the Pacific, i.e., the United States, for the first time. The book is divided into four sections, The Ancient East, The Coming of the European, The Dutch and English and The Establishment of British Maritime Supremacy in the East. It also contains 16 illustrations of ships used in the are over the centuries and 20 maps.

Weight 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by: Georgian House, Melbourne, 1945. First edition

Condition: Good. Hardback in a similar dust jacket. The dust jacket is quite battered with bits missing from around the edges, but it is now protected by a plastic jacket. The end papers have shadows from the jacket flaps. A previous owner's name is written neatly on the inside back cover. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.

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