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Title:The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.60)
Item ID:SB00-0113751
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1982
Condition:Very Good
Oxford University Press, 1982, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Illustrated

introduction by Wang Gungwu, preface by all the, list of illustrations appendix and index. The text is illustrated with 15 black-and-white steel etched illustrations. Illustrated card cover with green and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1883. In it the author recounts her travels, her first, to the Malay States in 1879. "What was extraordinary was not so much that she made the trip but that she recorded her impressions of every play she visited so vividly. She missed little, whether in Singapore, in a river kampong or in the jungle, and this book bears testimony not only to her acute powers of observation, but also to her critical faculty." -- from the rear panel blurb. A little creasing to the book corners and a bump has occurred to the top left-hand corner of the front panel. a little rubbing to the book panels and fading to the backstrip. Browning to the top textblock edge and age toning to the other textblock edges and to the internal pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (5), VI-IX, (10), VIII, XVI – original pagination numbering, (3) 2-384 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Malaysia; 19th century; ISBN: 0195804902. ISBN/EAN: 9780195804904. Inventory No: 0113751.
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