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British North Borneo - Owen Rutter
British North Borneo - Owen Rutter
$78.00
Manufacturer Number: ML612
Stock Status: In Stock
British North Borneo... by... Owen Rutter... The author was an employee of the North Borneo Chartered Company, a private enterprise, which controlled present day state of Sabah from 1882 to the Japanese Invasion in 1942. In this book he sets out what he sees as the effects of the first...

British North Borneo

by

Owen Rutter

The author was an employee of the North Borneo Chartered Company, a private enterprise, which controlled present day state of Sabah from 1882 to the Japanese Invasion in 1942. In this book he sets out what he sees as the effects of the first 40 years of the company's administration as well as giving a detailed survey of the country in the early 20th century. 404 pages with black and white plates and a fold out coloured map. The Contents include

  • I- Geography,
  • II - Residences,
  • III - Native Population,
  • IV - Early History,
  • V - The British North Borneo Company,
  • VI - Administration,
  • VII - Punitive Expeditions,
  • VIII - The Jungles,
  • IX - Agriculture,
  • X - Minerals,
  • XI - Native Customs & Folk-Lore,
  • XII - Native Affairs,
  • XIII - Travel,
  • XIV - North Borneo Day by Day
  • as well as three appendices of economic statistics and one appendix comparing local dialects.

Weight 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Constable & Company, London. 1922. First edition

Condition: Hardcover Good. The gilt lettering on the spine and front cover has dulled with age, but is still strong. There is a little bit of rubbing around the cover edges. A former owner's name is written on a front end paper. The front and back end papers and inside covers have heavy tanning. Otherwise the binding is tight, the text is clear and there is very mild tanning throughout. The fold out map is missing.

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