This is the autobiography of a scholar and resident of Malacca in the 19th century. He was an associate of several East India Company officers, including Raffles, and so provides a rare account, from a local viewpoint, of the time when the British were rapidly extending their influence on the Peninsula. This translation includes the main work, Volume I, and the smaller Volume II, but is only in English with an extensive introduction, many useful notes and a commentary. The book also contains 7 pages of maps of the Peninsula and Malacca at the time, a 27 page introducing, including a family tree and a page of the original text, and also some line drawings . There is also an index. Very Good Paperback First Edition 345 pages with an index and maps
Abdullah - Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir
Hill) Annotated Translation
Weight: 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by The Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Singapore, 1955.
Condition : The cover is slightly discoloured with age and has a small nick at the top of the spine. A previous owner's name is written neatly on the title page and there is a personal name stamp at one corner of the front cover. The binding is tight, the text clear and there is mild tanning of the pages.