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Foster, William 1863-1951

Overview
Works: 299 works in 1,158 publications in 2 languages and 21,253 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Other
Classifications: G161, 382.0942
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Most widely held works about William Foster
 
Most widely held works by William Foster
The English factories in India, 1655-1660 by William Foster( )

15 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of John Sanderson in the Levant, 1584-1602 : with his autobiography and selections from his correspondence by John Sanderson( )

34 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The English factories in India, 1665-1667 by William Foster( )

26 editions published between 1909 and 1927 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English factories in India, 1642-1645 : a calendar of documents in the India office, Westminster by William Foster( )

11 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyages of Sir James Lancaster to Brazil and the East Indies : 1591-1603 by Samuel Purchas( )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New edition, with introduction and notes; for the previous edition, by Sir Clements Markham, see First Series 56 (1877). Contains three additional narratives and other documents and omits certain supplementary matter. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1940
English Factories in India: A Calendar of Documents in the India Office, Etc. 1661-1664 by William Foster( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondence by Thomas Roe( )

23 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited from Contemporary Records. The main pagination of this and the previous volume (Second Series 1) is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1899
The journal of John Jourdain, 1608-1617, describing his experiences in Arabia, India, and the Malay archipelago by John Jourdain( )

18 editions published between 1905 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The voyage of Nicholas Downton to the East Indies, 1614-15 : as recorded in contemporary narratives and letters by William Foster( )

12 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of Sir Henry Middleton to the Moluccas, 1604-1606 by Henry Middleton( )

13 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and German and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the seventeenth century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel, and Charles Jacques Poncet by William Foster( )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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England's quest of eastern trade by William Foster( Book )

42 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay in the days of Queen Anne : being an account of the settlement by John Burnell( )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies, 1612-14 by William Foster( )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondence by Thomas Roe( )

21 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and German and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited from Contemporary Records. The main pagination of this and the following volume (Second Series 2) is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1899. Owing to technical constraints the portrait of Sir Thomas Roe is not included in the e-book edition of this work
Early travels in India, 1583-1619 by William Foster( Book )

53 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of travel accounts of seven British people in northern and western India
The voyages of Sir James Lancaster to Brazil and the East Indies, 1591-1603 by William Foster( Book )

24 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies, 1612-14 by William Foster( Book )

20 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THOMAS KERRIDGE AND OTHER FACTORS AT SURAT TO SIR THOMAS ROE AT AJMER, 26 MAY 1616EXTRACTS FROM THE COURT MINUTES OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
The voyage of Sir Henry Middleton to the Moluccas, 1604-1606 by Henry Middleton( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new and enlarged edition, with an Introduction and Notes. For the previous edition, see First Series 19 (1854). The additional material includes an account by Edmund Scott of events at Bantam, 1603-05, and his description of Java. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1943
Travels in Persia, 1627-1629 by Thomas Herbert( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'He traversed a great part of Persia. He had a good eye for detail and a great appetite for information His was one of the best seventeenth century travel narratives, and became immediately popular on publication.' The TimesWhen first published in 1928, Herbert's work enjoyed immediate success. Considerable interest was being taken in Persia at the time and a full account of the country was welcomed. The narrative is of considerable importance from an historical point of view, as it gives the only detailed account of the first English embassy to Persia. It also paints a graphic picture of the
 
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The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the seventeenth century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel, and Charles Jacques Poncet
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The embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondenceThe Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the seventeenth century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel, and Charles Jacques PoncetEngland's quest of eastern tradeThe embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619, as narrated in his journal and correspondenceEarly travels in India, 1583-1619The voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies, 1612-14Travels in Persia, 1627-1629
Alternative Names
Foster William

Foster, William 1863-1951 Sir

Foster, William, Sir, 1863-1951

William Foster British historiographer

William Foster historiador británico

William Foster Historiograph, geboren 1863

William Foster Historiographe, né 1863

Уильям Фостер

ولیم فوسٹر

Languages
English (394)

German (9)