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P. Schebesta Among the Forest Dwarfs of Malaya
Hutchinson, 1928 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Rubbed, spine faded. No dust jacket. Size: 9.5" x 6.5" approx . Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderate foxing to edges, prelims and end pages.. Previous owner's name.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Anthropology; Inventory No: 0031840. (Book ref. 0031840) £25.00
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Hodder, B.W. Man in Malaya
University of London Press, 1959 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: A Good Book. Dust Jacket Condition: A Good - Jacket. Packed weight 400g Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-library.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; Inventory No: 0020238. (Book ref. 0020238) £10.00
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Skiner, Martyn Letters to Malaya III & IV
Putnam, 1946 First Reprinted. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 005972. (Book ref. 005972) £5.00
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SHUTE (N).: A Town like Alice [Star Edition]. A RARE SURVIVAL
William Heinemann [Star Edition] [1950] 8vo., First Edition thus, neat contemporary pencilled signature on half-title; original cream wrappers printed in burgundy, covers very lightly age-soiled else a very good, tight, clean copy. With the front fold-in of the original dust wrapper (containing the publisher's blurb) loosely inserted. Published simultaneously with the first edition. Star Editions are unabridged versions produced for sale only on the continent of Europe. Nice copy of a scarce issue of Shute's masterpiece. The basis of Jack Lee's well-known feature film (1956) starring Virginia McKenna and Peter Finch. IN THIS CONDITION, A RARE SURVIVAL. (Book ref. 18937) £100.00
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General Staff the War Office. MILITARY REPORT ON MALAYA 1932.
HMSO 1932. 1st and Only Ed. Sm. 8vo. 152pp. 4 large folding maps in rear pocket. Some light browning, original cloth backed boards, light fading to edges of boards, backstrip sl. faded. US$195 (Book ref. 203479) £125.00
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: 100 MALAYSIAN TIMBERS
(The Malaysian Timber Industry Board 1991 reprint) Large 4to 226pp. col ills. VG+ in VG dustwrapper. (Book ref. 10094) £50.00
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MOUNTBATTEN , Earl: Report to the Combined Chiefs of Staff by the Supreme Allied Commander South-East Asia 1943-1945, Vice-Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma
HMSO, 1951 Roy. 4to., First Edition, with numerous maps (the majority coloured in outline), and charts in the text; original printed wrappers, covers lightly age-soiled and rubbed at extremities else a very good, bright, clean copy. Contains lists of commanders down to flotilla, brigade, group official reports.The most detailed and important summary of the campaign in SE Asia. Includes several appendices and annexures. Increasingly elusive in this condition. Enser, p.90; Graham & Cole A19. (Book ref. 18909) £30.00
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Moynaham, Brian: JUNGLE SOLDIER. The True Story of Freddy Spencer Chapman.
London, Quercus, 2009 8vo, ix, 338pp, Illustrated, Hardback with Dust Jacket both in Very Good/Fine condition. (Book ref. 14116) £8.95
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National Operations Council The May 13 Tragedy : a Report
Kuala Lumpur: The National Operations Council, 1969. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 96pp. 1969. 1st edition. An Oxford in Asia Historical reprint. A very good, clean, tight copy. Light foxing to the fore-edges. Light shelf wear to the card covers. No inscriptions - a very clean tight copy. (Book ref. 227825) £12.50
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Winstedt, R. O. A History of Malaya
Singapore: Marican & Sons, 1962. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Khaki Cloth. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo - over 7" - 9" 288pp. 1962. 1st (green & black spine) 8vo. A very good, clean, tight copy with a good plus wrapper. No inscriptions. The text supported by some photographic reproductions and a fold-out family tree. A light circular mottle mark to the front board. The wrapper is a little faded to the spine with several nicks to the head of the spine of the wrapper. A little rubbing to the peripheries. A very good, very clean well preserved copy in a good plus wrapper. (Book ref. 227820) £15.00
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Fauconnier, Henri The Soul of Malaya
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. Illustrated by N/a. Reprint. Green Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Large 247pp. 1965 reprint pleasantly rebound in green buckram cloth by Sri Krishna Book Binding works, Delhi with a gilt embossed title to the spine. Thus a hardcover with attractive green endpapers. Frontispiece of the author. Complete with a page divider. Extremely slight foxing to the upper fore-edge but hard to fault. A very good copy indeed. (Book ref. 227817) £12.50
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Lockhart, R. H. Bruce Return to Malaya
London: Putnam, 1938. Illustrated by No Illustrations. Reprint. Original Cloth. Very Good Minus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 426pp. A very good minus travel book. Bound in original publishers cloth with maps to the end papers. There is slight toning to the cloth boards and light toning to the end appers. Foxing to the fore edges and to the margins of the front end paper, half title page, title page and contents page. Internally clean and tight. Dust wrapper is not price clipped.There is toning tt he spine of the wrapper and a little foxing to the fornt and rear flaps of the wrapper. There are a couple of short tears to the edges of the wrapper and a slight chip to the head of the spine of the wrapper - otherwise complete and tight. A very good minus copy. (Book ref. 226465) £12.00
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TRENOWDEN Ian: OPERATIONS MOST SECRET - SOE: The Malayan Theatre.
London. William Kimber. 1978. lst edn. Hardback. 231 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps. Ex-library which has new endpapers. Stamp has been erased from title page which has left the paper thin. 5 digit number stamped on bottom of last page. V.g. in a good repaired d.w. ISBN: 0-7183-0036-X. (Book ref. 7248) £7.50
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LANE Arthur: WHEN YOU GO HOME - A dedication to the men, women & children who died at the hands of the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.
Stockport. A Lane Publications. 1993. lst edn. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct (01493 750534) for a postage quote as this saves time when processing orders. 311 pages. Colour and b.w. illustrations. Front end-papers shows a diagram of construction of the Burma - Siam railway. Maps to rear end-papers. 2 Maps at front. Near-fine in green boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine, in a v.g. unclipped d.w. No inscriptions. The book contains a condensed history of the fighting down through Malaya and the fall of Singapore. Also a complete roll of honour in which all who were killed in action or subsequently died in the Japanese prisoner of war camps are listed individually under their respective Regiments/Squadrons or Ship. There are approximately 200 photographs. ISBN: 1897666004. (Book ref. 4131) £14.95
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HILTON Roger N Maladies of Hevea in Malaya
Kuala Lumpur: Rubber Research Institute, 1959 101p, full-page water-colours by Hoh Choo Chuan, 8.4x 11, hardback, a very good+ copy in a very good+ dust-jacket (Book ref. 102484) £10.00
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Barr, Pat Taming the Jungle: The Men who Made British Malaya
London: Secker & Warburg, 1977. 1st Edition. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. 8vo. Colour dj. 172 pp. B/w plates. Very clean. No inscriptions. Light rubbing to dj tips. VG / VG (Book ref. 05049) £7.50
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Endicott, Kirk M and Endicott Karen L The Headman Was A Woman - the gender egalitarian Batek of Malaysia
Long Grove: Waveland Press, 2008. Soft cover. Very Good. Fieldwork among the Batek, hunter/gatherers from Malaya. Includes DVD. VG, no inscriptions. (Book ref. BYB9766) £12.60
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Harrison, H.L.H. The Sarong and the Kris
Lymington: Nautical Publishing Company, 1969. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0245599169 Green cloth, gilt lettering, 224 pages, 3 maps, 11 photo illustrations, index; no previous ownership marks, bright unclipped dustjacket, one closed tear. The Malay Peninsula between the two World Wars is the scene for much of this book, a delightful record of an epoch which can never be repeated. The story extends to the author's escape from the Japanese by sea. (Book ref. 6386) £8.75
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Fine Art Views Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States
London: John Little. Hard Cover. Good. 4to Oblong 4to. 14pp of black and white photographs. Central leaf detached from staple otherwise good.Original yellow card covers. Slightly grubby and lightly shelf-worn otherwise good. Scarce. (Book ref. 21078) £40.00
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Henry Fauconier The Soul of Malaya
Penguin, 1948. First edition Penguin fiction title numbered 624 in the main series. Condition is very good; the edges are rubbed. (Book ref. HAR6080) £4.00
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