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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.
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.
Portuguese epic on the capture of Malacca
Poema heroico por Francisco de Saa de Menezes. Lisbon Paolo Craesbeeck 1658
Second edition. 8vo (18.5 x 13.5), pp.[xii], 396. A very good copy bound in contemporary limp vellum, with remnants of original ties. Spine worn. Several sections of text browned, with occasional spotting. Early paper label on front pastedown, inscribed "Ex.e completo." Later stamp on front free endpaper: ABF Infante.
Barbosa Machado 2, 250. We locate seven copies outside of Portugal, at the British Library, Cornell, Illinois, Lilly Library, Oxford, National Library Board of Singapore, and National Library of Spain. We trace no copies at auction.
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.
The Laws of the Straits Settlements.
Volume I. 1835-1900; Volume II. 1901-1907; Volume III. 1908-1912; Volume IV. 1913-1919; Volume V. Private Ordinances. Revised up to and including the 31st day of December, 1919, but exclusive of War and Emergency Legislation. London Waterlow & Sons 1920
(Revised edition) Five volumes, pp.xiv, 808; vi, 821; vi, 864; vii, 823; iv, 152. A good but rather browned complete set in worn original bindings.
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 Travellers Notes,
or Notes of a Tour through India, Malaysia, Japan, Corea, the Australian Colonies and New Zealand during the years 1891-1893. Chelsea James Veitch & Sons (for private circulation only) 1896
First edition, 4to, pp.219, 8 plates, text illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth.
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.