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A Visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. Ship Maeander. With Portions of the Private Journal of Sir James Brooke.
With Illustrations by Oswald W. Brierley. London Richard Bentley 1853
First edition Two volumes, pp.xiv, 301; vii, 286, 8 tinted lithographed plates. A good used set bound in recent quarter calf, marbled boards. Both frontispieces are foxed. The chart of the Indian Archipelago is missing, but a photocopy is loosely inserted.
Borneo and the Indian Archipelago.
With drawings of costume and scenery. London Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans 1848
First edition, 8vo, pp. viii, 232; 22 tinted lithographed plates, 37 woodcut illustrations. Original cloth, gilt, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. Contemporary ownership signature on half title. Scattered minor spotting.
Abbey Travel 549
De Handelingen van Sir James Brooke op Borneo,
getoetst aan de officiele Engelsche Bescheiden en de bestaande Traktaten. Haarlem J.J. Weeveringh 1859
First edition, pp.viii, 308. A very good copy recently bound in quarter calf, marbled boards. Original front wrapper, a little frayed at edges, bound in.
Sylvia of Sarawak's copy, inscribed by author
The Dragon of Kinabalu.
With eight illustrations in colour by Mary Penrose-Thackwell. London Clement Ingleby 1936
First edition, 4to (27.5 x 20 cm), pp.xv, 124, 8 tipped in colour plates. A very good copy in the original quarter cloth, boards. With an enigmatic inscription "For Sylvia [Brooke] from Owen - hoping that, as the Malays say, she will always be a Princess on her own sleeping mat, & never sit on a golden cushion with an unquiet mind. R.M.S. Lancastria, May 1936".
The Pagans of North Borneo.
With an Introduction by C.G. Seligman. London Hutchinson & Co. 1929
First edition, pp.288, 75 plates, illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded. From the library of Averil Mackenzie Grieve, wife of Cyril Le Gros Clark, a senior official in the pre-World War II Government of Sarawak. and author of Time and Chance, with her ownership signature.
Handbook of the State of British North Borneo.
Compiled from Reports of the Governor and Staff of North Borneo. With an Appendix showing the Progress and Development of the State to the End of 1920. London British North Borneo (Chartered) Company 1921
First edition, pp.112, frontispiece, 7 plates, large folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. Cloth surface at edge and on corner of rear cover dulled by tropical insect. Frontispiece replaced with age darkened tape. A typed note taped to end-paper states this copy was loaned to the (US) Army Map Service during World War II.
ou, recherches sur les racines primitives dans les langues Chinoises et Aryennes. Etude philologique. Batavia Bruining & Wijt. 1872
First edition pp.xvi, 181, . Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, Deel XXXVI, whole issue included. Bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. A very good copy.