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Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang,
during the years 1843-46; employed surveying the islands of the eastern archipelago; accompanied by a brief vocabulary of the principal languages. With notes on the natural history of the islands, by Arthur Adams. London. Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848,
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.xxxix, [i, list of illustrations], 358, [2, blank], [10, publisher's advertisements]; [ii], 574, [2, appendix, errata]; frontispieces (1 tinted), 20 plates, 8 tinted plates, 5 charts (3 folding in the front pocket). Original cloth, gilt and blind stamp decoration on boards and spines. Spines sunned, and very lightly worn at head. A very good set. Armorial bookplate of Sir A. Berkeley Milne on front pastedown in volume 2, 'From the author' presentation inscription on the title-page of volume 1.
The Singapore Naturalist.
Being the Official Organ of the Singapore Natural History Society. Vol I. Nos. 1 to 5. Singapore, Singapore Natural History Society. 1922-25,
First edition, pp.80; 119; 93; 104, 5 plates, 4 maps, text illustrations. A very good set bound in cloth-backed boards. Inner hinges tender.
Rambles in India, China, &c. A Journal:
in Three Parts. Part I.- A voyage to India. Part II.- The City of Palaces. Part III.- China and the Chinese. [London]: printed for private circulation 1859
First edition pp.vi, , 196. A very good copy in lightly dust-soiled original cloth. Minor wear to extremities. Pages35-42 torn in margin.
COPAC shows 3 copies only
One Hundred Years of Singapore.
Being some account of the Capital of the Straits Settlements from its Foundation by Sir Stamford Raffles on the 6th February 1819 to the 6th February 1919. London John Murray 1921
First edition Two volumes, pp.xvi, 592, x, 668, 133 plates. A very good set in rather unevenly faded original cloth. Minor wear to head and tail of spine.
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.
Order of Ceremony at the unveiling of The Singapore Memorial
to Officers and Men of the Land and Air Forces of the Commonwealth. By His Excellency Sir Robert Black, K.C.M.G., O.B.E., Governor and Commander in Chief of Singapore. Saturday, 2nd March, 1957, at 8.30 a.m. [Singapore]. ,
First edition, oblong 4to, title-page, 22 photographic plates. A very good copy in the original vellum binding. The photographic plates are printed on photographic paper, and are curling slightly.
We locate one copy only at The Imperial War Museum.
Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c.
Particularly in the Government of Java, 1811-1816, and of Bencoolen and its Dependencies, 1817-1824; with Details of the Commerce and Resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and Selections from his Correspondence. By His Widow. London John Murray 1830
First edition 4to, pp.xv, , 723, , 100, 7 plates, 4 maps, several folding, including the large panorama of Singapore. A good copy bound in quarter leather, recased with new endpapers. Some plates repaired. Occasional spotting and light staining.
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.