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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, folding map. A very good clean set in original cloth, gilt, head of spine repaired.
Aperçu philologique sur les affinités de la langue Malgache avec le Javanais,
le Malais, et les autres principaux idiomes de l'Archipel Indien. Leiden E.J. Brill 1884
pp.160. Text in French. Offprint from Travaux de la 6e Session du Congres international des Orientalistes a Leide, Vol.II. A very good copy bound in later buckram.
Prisoners their own Warders.
A Record of the Convict Prison at Singapore in the Straits Settlements established 1825, discontinued 1873, together with a cursory history of the Convict Establishments at Bencoolen, Penang and Malacca from the year 1797. Westminster Archibald Constable 1899
First edition, 8vo (23 x 16 cm), pp.xvi, 191, 23 plates, adverts. A very good copy in rather dull and lightly rubbed original cloth. Book plate professionally removed from front free end-paper.
A Lady's Second Journey Round the World:
from London to the Cape of Good Hope, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Celebes, Ceram, the Moluccas, etc. California, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, and the United States. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1855
First edition, Two volumes, pp.xii, 451, viii, 423, 24 (adverts). A good set in original green cloth, boards blind decorated. Lightly rubbed, corners bumped, spines bumped and faded. The head and foot of the spine of volume one has a few superficial tears to cloth, and rear inner hinge starting to separate. Previous owner's inscriptions to front end-papers. Armourial Bookplate of J.C. Dale on paste-down of volume one.
Robinson, Wayward Women, pp.25-6
Views of British North Borneo with a brief history of the colony,
compiled from official records and other sources of information of an authentic nature, with trade returns, &c., showing the progress and development of the Chartered Company's Territory. London William Brown & Co. 1899
First edition. Oblong 4to (), pp.60, many illustrations to text, 2 maps. A very good copy bound in somewhat soiled original cloth, rebacked, with later cloth spine.
Die Negrito Asiens.
I: Geschichte, Geographie, Umwelt, Demographie und Anthropologie der Negrito. II:Ethnographie der Negrito, 1. Halbband: Wirtschaft und Soziologie. Wien-Modlingen 1952-54
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.xv, xiv, 496, 340, 60 plates, text illustrations, tables, 2 maps, 1 folding. Studia Instituti Anthropos, Volumes 6 & 12. A very good set in the original cloth-backed boards, slightly frayed dust-wrappers. Departmental rubber stamp on end-papers.
Penang Information Guide.
Published every four weeks. Compiled and issued on behalf of the Municipal Commissioners of George Town, Penang, by M.J. Thorpe, Municipal Engineer. Penang Municipal Commissioners of George Town 1938
First edition, pp.68, illustrations, large folding map. Original wrappers worn, spine torn. Pencil annotation. Text and map in very good condition.
The first book on British Malaya
A short account of the Prince of Wales's Island,
or Pulo Peenang, in the East-Indies; given to Capt. Light, by the King of Quedah. Ornamented with an elegant engraving, representing "A View of the North Point of the Prince of Wales's Island, and the ceremony of christening it." Also a chart, including the plan of the island. London John Stockdale 1788
First edition, 8vo, pp.(iii)-vi, (7)-34, , 12, , [1, blank], frontispiece, 2 folding maps. A very good copy in contemporary wrappers, original paper label on spine. Bound without half-title. Early stamp with coronet of the Holstein-Holsteinborg library to title-page.
Bastin & Rohatgi, Prints of Southeast Asia in the India Office Library, no.1
A Malay - English Dictionary.
Part I: (Alif to Za). Part II: (Sin to Nya). Arranged according to the Jawi alphabet. Index. Singapore Kelly & Walsh. 1903
First edition, three parts bound in one, 4to, pp.ii, ix, 355, (357)-700, (4), (705)-717, liv, , v. Contemporary half calf, neatly re-backed, preserving original spine. A very good copy.