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A Grammar of the Malayan Language,
with an Introduction and Praxis. London printed for the Author by Cox and Baylis 1812
First edition 4to, pp.l, , 225. A little light damp staining to end-paper and title page. Stamp of Delft Royal Academy on title with an early 20thC withdrawn stamp. Bound in contemporary half calf, neatly re-backed and re-cornered. A very good used copy of the first edition.
Prisoners their own Warders.
A Record of the Convict Prison at Singapore in the Straits Settlements established 1825, discontinued 1873, together with a cursory history of the Convict Establishments at Bencoolen, Penang and Malacca from the year 1797. Westminster Archibald Constable 1899
First edition pp.xvi, 191, 23 plates. A very good copy in rather dull and lightly rubbed original cloth. Book plate professionally removed from front free end-paper.
Straits Settlements Law Reports, 1893-1899.
Published under the direction of the Committee of the Singapore Bar. With the Approval of the Judges of the Supreme Court. 1893. Vol. I. 1894. Vol. II. Vol. III. 1895-6; Vol. IV. 1897; Vol. V. 1898-9. Brussels Gregg Associates
Reprint Five volumes, pp.(12), xiii, 165; (12), ix, 103; ii, iv, ix, 90; (13), xvii, 179; (4), xi, (6), 122. A very good set in original cloth.
De Handelingen van Sir James Brooke op Borneo,
getoetst aan de officiele Engelsche Bescheiden en de bestaande Traktaten. Haarlem J.J. Weeveringh 1859
First edition, pp.viii, 308. A very good copy recently bound in quarter calf, marbled boards. Original front wrapper, a little frayed at edges, bound in.
The Pagans of North Borneo.
With an Introduction by C.G. Seligman. London Hutchinson & Co. 1929
First edition, pp.288, 75 plates, illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded. From the library of Averil Mackenzie Grieve, wife of Cyril Le Gros Clark, a senior official in the pre-World War II Government of Sarawak. and author of Time and Chance, with her ownership signature.
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, 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.
British Malaya. A Report on the 1931 Census and on certain problems of vital statistics.
(The Colony of the Straits Settlements and the Malay States under British Protection, namely the Federated States of Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Pahang and the States of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Trengganu, Perlis and Brunei). London Crown Agents 1932
Folio, pp.viii, 389, large folding map. Original cloth-backed boards, rather worn and lacking part of paste-down cover. Contents very good.