A Voyage to the East Indies, with Observations on Various Parts There.
GROSE John-Henry (1757.)
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First edition. 8vo. Contemporary-style panelled calf. xxiv, 408pp. London: Pr. for S. Hooper and A. Morley,
Grose provides some interesting remarks on Bombay, offering advice for preserving one's health in the unfamiliar climate, on the military and marine force, as well as on the pirates that plagued the coast (Chapter IX is devoted to Kanhoji Angré (1669-1729), who is regarded as the most famous Indian pirate of the period).
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