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Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet) 1804-1889

Overview
Works: 156 works in 277 publications in 1 language and 2,641 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Manuscripts  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor
Classifications: CT275.F67, 923.873
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Remarks on China and the China trade by R. B Forbes( Book )
12 editions published between 1844 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of three publications on the same reel: Remarks on China and the China trade / by R.B. Forbes. Mass. : Samual N. Dickinson, 1844. Under the Peak; or, Jottings in verse / by W.T. Mercer. London : J.C. Hotten, 1869; and, Kwang Tung, or, Five years in South China / by J.A. Turner. London : S.W. Partridge & Co., 1894
Personal reminiscences by R. B Forbes( Book )
11 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The voyage of the Jamestown on her errand of mercy by R. B Forbes( )
4 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new rig for ships and other vessels combining economy, safety and convenience by R. B Forbes( Book )
8 editions published between 1848 and 1978 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To merchants, underwriters and others interested in the welfare of our maritime interests by R. B Forbes( )
3 editions published between 1852 and 1860 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An appeal to merchants and ship owners, on the subject of seamen. A lecture delivered at the request of the Boston marine society, March 7, 1854 by R. B Forbes( Book )
8 editions published between 1854 and 1978 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks on ocean steam navigation by R. B Forbes( Book )
4 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the establishment of a line of mail steamers from the western coast of the United States, on the Pacific, to China by R. B Forbes( )
5 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The auxiliary screw packet ship "Massachusetts", Forbes' new rig by R. B Forbes( Book )
5 editions published between 1853 and 1978 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks on the steam-power, rig, &c. of the United-States' steam sloops building 1864-5 by R. B Forbes( Book )
4 editions published between 1865 and 1974 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life-boats, projectiles, and other means for saving life by R. B Forbes( )
7 editions published between 1872 and 2000 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shipwreck by lightning. Papers relative to Harris lightning conductors by R. B Forbes( Book )
2 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on ships of the past by R. B Forbes( Book )
5 editions published between 1885 and 1888 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interesting memoir of the Jamestown voyage to Ireland by R. B Forbes( Book )
3 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on navigation by R. B Forbes( Book )
3 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Protection of ships from lightning, according to principles established by W. Snow Harris( Book )
4 editions published between 1848 and 1981 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on some few of the wrecks and rescues during the present century by R. B Forbes( Book )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Means for making the highways of the ocean more safe by R. B Forbes( Book )
2 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seamen, past and present : a general compilation of opinions on their condition and the means for their improvement by R. B Forbes( Book )
2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bennet Forbes, Robert 1804-1889
Forbes, R. B.
Forbes, Robert Bennet 1804-1889
Languages
English (142)
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