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British North Borneo - Owen Rutter (used)
British North Borneo - Owen Rutter (used)
Manufacturer Number: ML612B
Stock Status: In Stock

British North Borneo


 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 appendicies of economic statistics and one appendix compaing local dialects.

Weight 1.2 Kg.  Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by Opus Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. 1922. 2008 Reprint. ISBN: 9789833987139

Condition: Hardcover  Near Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket. This is a faithful facsimile reprint of the original with a contemporary introduction by Danny Wong Tze Ken. The book looks new other than a small tear on the dust jacket which also has some minor wear.