The New Ceylon.
Being a Sketch of British North Borneo or Sabah. From Official and other exclusive sources of information with new and original maps corrected to date. London Chapman and Hall 1881
First edition, pp.xi, viii, 209, frontispiece, 3 maps, 2 folding. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, gilt. Head of spine lightly rubbed. Light foxing to end-papers. Large map laid down on linen. With the gilt monogram of the New South Wales Library of Parliament on front board.
The first book on the activities of the North Borneo Company, published in the year of the Granting of the Royal Charter and with the encouragement of the Company. The author was the father of Frank Hatton who died exploring North Borneo two years after this publication appeared.