One Hundred Years of Singapore (2 Vols.)
Walter Makepeace, Gilbert E Brooke & Roland St J Braddell (eds)
When Singapore celebrated its first hundred years as a British colony in 1919, the editors were commissioned to prepare this history of the island which was originally published two years later. It is a collection of anecdotes, reminiscences and newspaper reports of the goings on of the European community during that period. (A separate history of the Chinese inhabitants was published at about the same time). With an introduction by CM Turnbull 592 and 668 pages with an index and several black and white plates.
Weight 2.1kg Post free within Malaysia but will incur additional postage charges when posted elsewhere.
Published by Oxford University Press, Singapore, 1991
Condition: Good. Hardcover with a very good dust jacket. The dust jackets have a minor bit of wear, but there are visible signs of rubbing to the edges and corners of the cover. The text block has medium to heavy tanning. The end papers have some spotting and medium tanning. There is a neat name stamp on a front end paper in each volume. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.