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Foster, William 1863-1951

Overview
Works: 216 works in 1,044 publications in 2 languages and 18,755 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: G161, 382.0942
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Most widely held works about William Foster
 
Most widely held works by William Foster
England's quest of eastern trade by William Foster( Book )

41 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of John Jourdain, 1608-1617 : describing his experiences in Arabia, India, and the Malay archipelago by John Jourdain( Book )

40 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in English and German and held by 395 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( Book )

42 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1939
The voyage of Sir Henry Middleton to the Moluccas, 1604-1606 by Henry Middleton( Book )

50 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and German and held by 369 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
The travels of John Sanderson in the Levant, 1584-1602 : with his autobiography and selections from his correspondence by John Sanderson( Book )

36 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The voyages of Sir James Lancaster to Brazil and the East Indies, 1591-1603 by William Foster( Book )

43 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and German and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and German and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bombay in the days of Queen Anne by John Burnell( Book )

20 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

COVER; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; BURNELL'S ACCOUNT OF BOMBAY; INTRODUCTION TO ADVENTURES IN BENGAL; BURNELL'S ADVENTURES IN BENGAL; APPENDICES; I. Governor John Russell; II. Captain Hercules- Courtney; FULLER TITLES OF WORKS CITED; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Early travels in India, 1583-1619 by William Foster( Book )

46 editions published between 1921 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of travel accounts of seven British people in northern and western India
The East India house, its history and associations by William Foster( Book )

16 editions published between 1904 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Persia, 1627-1629 by Thomas Herbert( Book )

24 editions published between 1928 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 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
The English factories in India, 1618-1621; a calendar of documents in the India office, British museum and Public record office by William Foster( Book )

66 editions published between 1906 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 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( Book )

50 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

COVER; PREFACE; CONTENTS; LETTERS; ERRATUM; INTRODUCTION; THE JOURNAL OF SIR THOMAS ROE; TO THE GOVERNOR OF SURAT; TO THE VICEROY OF GOA; TO THE EAST INDIA COMPANY; TO LORD CAREW; TO THE EAST INDIA COMPANY; TO KING JAMES; TO THE ASRCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY; TO THE EAST INDIA COMPANY, BY THE WAY OF PERSIA; TO THE SHAH OF PERSIA; TO LORD SOUTHAMPTON; TO PRINCE KHURRAM; TO THE FACTORS AT SURAT; TO THE REV. WILLIAM LESCKE; TO PRINCE KHURRAM
The Red Sea and adjacent countries at the close of the seventeenth century by Joseph Pitts( Book )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATION; MAPS; INTRODUCTION; PONCET'S ROUTE; FULLER TITLES OF AUTHORITIES; THE JOURNEY OF JOSEPH PITTS FROM ALGIERS TO MECCA AND BACK; THE JOURNEY OF WILLIAM DANIEL FROM LONDON TO MOCHA AND BACK; DANIEL'S ACCOUNT OF HIS EXPENSES; THE JOURNEY OF CHARLES JACQUES PONCET FROM CAIRO INTO ABYSSINIA AND BACK; DE BREVEDENT'S ACCOUNT OF THE JOURNEY TO SENNAR; LETTER FROM PONCET AT JIDDA TO THE FRENCH CONSUL AT CAIRO; THE INTERROGATION OF PONCET AT CAIRO; APPENDIX:; OVINGTON'S NOTES ON THE RED SEA PORTS; NOTE ON LUDOLF'S MAP OF ABYSSINIA; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L
John company by William Foster( Book )

10 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The register of letters, &c., of the governour and company of merchants of London trading into the East Indies, 1600-1619 by East India Company( Book )

23 editions published between 1813 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English factories in India, 1624-1629; a calendar of documents in the India Office, etc by William Foster( Book )

9 editions published between 1908 and 1909 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Factories in India. 1655-1660 by William Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The English factories in India : a calendar of documents in the India office, etc. 1661-1664( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Travels in Persia, 1627-1629
Alternative Names
Foster, William

Foster, William 1863-1951 Sir

Foster, William, Sir, 1863-1951

William Foster British historiographer

William Foster British historiographer, born 1863

William Foster Historiograph, geboren 1863

Languages
English (578)

German (14)

Covers
The journal of John Jourdain, 1608-1617 : describing his experiences in Arabia, India, and the Malay archipelagoThe travels of John Sanderson in the Levant, 1584-1602 : with his autobiography and selections from his correspondenceThe voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies, 1612-14Early travels in India, 1583-1619Travels in Persia, 1627-1629The 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