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Betel-Nut Island: Adventures in the Eastern Tropics -John T Beighton
Betel-Nut Island: Adventures in the Eastern Tropics -John T Beighton
Manufacturer Number: ML4739
Stock Status: In Stock
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Betel-Nut Island: Adventures in the Eastern Tropics 


John T Beighton
Beighton was born into a missionary family in Penang in 1822 and became a missionary himself. In this book he recalls his experiences of the island less than a century after Francis Light's arrival. Being a missionary many of the descriptions refer to the lives and customs of the non-British residents of the island.  Good Hardback. First Edition. 225 pages with 11 black and white illustrations, including a map. 

Weight: 0.6 kg Post free within Malaysia

Condition : The cover is in a bad condition with stains and slits in the cloth either side of the spine, but is still firmly fixed to the book. Only half of the first plate remains, as about a third of the page is missing. The remaining 11 illustrations are undamaged. The binding is tight, text clear and there is mild tanning throughout.