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Abdullah Munshi's autobiography
Translations from the Hakayit Abdulla
(Bin Abdulkadar), Munshi. With comments by J.T. Thomson. London Henry S. King & Co. 1874
First edition, 8vo, pp.x, 349, , frontispiece. A good copy in original cloth, partly un-opened, extremities worn, hinges cracked. Short repaired tear to title.
Proclamations, Orders, Notices, Rules, Regulations, Declarations, Appointments, Forms and Bye-Laws made under the Laws of the Federated Malay States and of each of them.
Prepared under the Authority of the Revised Edition of the Laws Enactment, 1932, by Lucien Arthur Allen, O.B.E., Malayan Civil Service and Amended under the Authority of the Supplement to the Laws Enactment, 1937 (No.23 of 1937) by the Legal Adviser, Federated Malay States. Vol.I containing the subsidiary Legislation made under Enactments, Chapters 1-44. Kuala Lumpur Printed at the Federated Malay States Government Press by W.H. Wyatt. 1939
pp.xviii, 417. A very good copy bound in quarter leather.
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".
Report on the Iban of Sarawak.
Vol. 1: Iban Social organization. Vol.2: Agriculture, Land Usage and Land Tenure among the Iban. Kuching 1955
First edition Two volumes bound in one, folio, pp.(viii), 54; (iv), 85, illustrations, 2 folding charts. A very good copy bound in buckram, library blind stamp on title.
Journal of a Residence in India.
Edinburgh Archibald Constable and Company; and London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. 1812
First edition 4to, pp.vii, , 211, , colour frontispiece, 15 plates, 2 folding. A very good copy bound in later buckram. Library markings on new end-papers and spine, text block & plates clean.
Journal of a Residence in India.
Edinburgh Archibald Constable 1813
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 215, colour frontispiece, 15 plates, 2 folding. Bound in contemporary tree calf, without half-title. Neatly rebacked preserving remains of original spine. Slight soiling to title. Some spotting to and offsetting of plates. Later portrait of the author tipped in to reverse of title.
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
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.