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Tales Of The Malayan Coast - Rounsevelle Wildman (first edition)
Tales Of The Malayan Coast - Rounsevelle Wildman (first edition)
$70.00
Manufacturer Number: ML39
Stock Status: In Stock

Tales Of The Malayan Coast

 

Rounsevelle Wildman

Wildman was a US Diplomat based in Singapore at the end of the 19th century when he wrote this book, mainly a collection of reminiscences of his time there and in the state of Johore. While his style of account is fairly simplistic, there are nevertheless insights into both colonial and kampong life that could cause the reader to reflect on what has or hasn't changed in the last 100 years. 347 pages

Weight 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Lothrop Publishing Company, Boston, USA 1899. Probably first edition

Condition: Very Good Hardback. The cover has lost its original brightness, but the gilt lettering on the spine and the decoration especially on the cover is still strong. The gilt edging to the top text block is also evident. There is a neat gift dedication on the inside front cover. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is very mild tanning throughout. A nice copy.