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Malaya: An Account of Its People Flora and Fauna - CM Enriquez
Malaya: An Account of Its People Flora and Fauna - CM Enriquez
$111.00
Manufacturer Number: ML563
Stock Status: In Stock

Malaya:

 An Account of Its People Flora and Fauna

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CM Enriquez

Enriquez was a natural adventurer of the late British colonial period. Born in India and educated in England, he joined the Indian Army, but eventually moved to Burma and then to Malaya before returning to Burma to retire. Wherever he went he wrote evocative accounts of the people and the wildlife he came across. In this account, he takes the reader through the country's history, arguing that the country belongs in the archipelago across the sea and not amongst its land neighbours, while taking in his observations on the flora and fauna and the peoples of the country in the 1920s. . For further details, please see the scanned contents page. 303 pages pages with just over thirty black and white plates 

Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Hurst & Blackett, London, 1927. First edition

Condition: Very Good Hardback. The cover has a little bit of wear and the gilt titling on the spine, though dulled, is still strong. The gilt on the top text block has faded and the rest is rough cut. There are minimal signs of damp on the first and last couple of pages. Otherwise the binding is tight and there is minimal tanning throughout.