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Scarce Iban phrase book
English - Iban phrase book.
Kuching printed at the Government Press 1958
First edition. 12mo (14.5 x 10.5 cm), pp.[ii], 118. A very good copy in contemporary printed boards. Some stains to boards. Ownership inscription of Helen Wallis, Education Department, Kuching. Faint stamp of the Education Department, Kuching, on title-page.
COPAC records no copies of this edition.
With a rare map of Brunei
Report by Consul-General Leys on the Rivers of Borneo.
London Harrison and Sons. 1884
First edition, folio, pp.(17)-21, map. Included in: Reports from Her Majesty's Diplomatic and Consular Officers Abroad on subjects of commercial and general interest (whole issue included). [C.-3831, Commercial, No.2 (1884). A very good copy stitched in original series paper covers. A few spots to cover. Library stamps of the Peace Palace in the Hague in covers.
The Private Letters of Sir James Brooke,
K.C.B., Rajah of Sarawak, narrating the events of his life, from 1838 to the present time. Edited by John C. Templer, Esq. London Richard Bentley 1853
First edition, three volumes, pp.x, 320, 327, 341. A very good set in slightly mottled original cloth. Slight soiling to page 23 of volume 2. Contemporary ownership inscription of Percy J. Warren on title.
About Ceylon and Borneo.
Being an Account of Two Visits to Ceylon, one to Borneo, and How We Fell Out on our Homeward Journey. London Longmans, Green and Co. 1891
First edition, pp.x, 265, 8 plates, 2 maps in colour, numerous text illustrations. Original cloth a little marked, spine cocked. Overall a very good copy.
A scarce vocabulary, from the library of Sir Hugh Clifford
with useful sentences, tables, &c. Edited by Wm. Clark Cowie. Grammatical introduction by the editor. London printed for the Editor, and distributed by the British North Borneo Company. 1893
First edition, 8vo, pp.xlviii, 288. With romanised Sulu and Malay text. A very good copy bound in unevenly faded, slightly later cloth. With presentation inscription from the editor "His Excellency Hugh Clifford with the editor's compliments".
Bearbeitet und herausgegeben im auftrage und auf kosten der Niederlandischen Bibelgesellschaft. Amsterdam Frederik Muller 1859
pp.viii, 638. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter morocco. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society on title.
Cense & Uhlenbeck, Critical Survey of Studies on the Languages of Borneo, 299.
Versuch einer Grammatik der Dajackschen Sprache.
Amsterdam Frederik Muller 1858
First edition pp.viii, 374, . A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter calf. With presentation inscription from the Niederlaendischen Bibelgesellschaft to the British and Foreign Bible Society, and blind stamp of the latter.
Cense & Uhlenbeck, Critical Survey of Studies on the Languages of Borneo, 298.
Pioneering in the Far East,
and Journeys to California in 1849 and to the White Sea in 1878. London W.H. Allen & Co. 1882
First edition, pp.vii, 408, 27 plates, 3 maps, 1 folding. A very good largely uncut copy in the original pictorial cloth, gilt. Spine professionally restored at head and tail. Small shelf label on spine. With the bookplate of the British North Borneo Company, and blind-stamp of the Colonial Office Library.
A Journey Up the Baram River to Mount Dulit and the Highlands of Borneo.
London Royal Geographical Society 1893
First edition, pp.(193)-208, large folding colour map (of Baram District). An extract from The Geographical Journal, No.3, Vol.I. Disbound from larger volume. Clean and in very good condition..
"A tiger in the house but a frog in the field"
A Sea Dyak dictionary,
in alphabetical parts, with examples and quotations shewing the use and meaning of words. Singapore American Mission Press 1900-
First edition. Four parts bound in one, 8vo (23.5 x 15.5 cm), pp.xi, , (1)-83, [1, blank], [2, errata], [ii], (85)-133, , [ii], (134)-186, [1, blank], [iv], 24. Each part with separate title-page. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked. With the bookplate of the Royal Empire Society recording presentation by Miss G. Hose.
The Raja of Sarawak.
An Account of Sir James Brooke, K.C.B., LL.D., given chiefly through Letters and Journals. London Macmillan & Co. 1876
First edition, two volumes, pp.xii, 379; 393, two frontispieces, two coloured maps, one folding. Minor rubbing to corners and edges. A very good set in original cloth. Spines professionally restored. Tear to free end-paper of volume 2.