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Harrison, N.

Title A Manual of Lascari-Hindustani with technical terms and phrases. Third Edition (extended).
Publisher London Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson
Date 1911
Book ID 37268


Small 8vo.. Original bright blue cloth, lettered gilt to upper board. vii+133[ii]pp.. Spine edges a little rubbed, cloth darkened. Very light wear but clean and tight. A good copy. “... a valuable etymological source” given that the Lascar seamen, crucial in sustaining British maritime power, came from around the globe. For example: in 1851 the crew of (a) British ship... consisted of Indian lascars, Malays, Javanese, Cochin, Chinese and Bengals. Harrison (R.N.R., F.R.G.S. - Younger Brother of the Hon. Corporation of Trinity House, London) also wrote “Distance Tables for Objects at Sea”. Broughton 2018: “Unfortunate Strangers: Lascars in the British Maritime World”
Price: £40.00

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