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Papineau's Guide to Singapore and Spotlight on Malaya - Aristide Papineau
Papineau's Guide to Singapore and Spotlight on Malaya - Aristide Papineau
$99.00
Manufacturer Number: SN498A
Stock Status: In Stock

Guide to Singapore and Spotlight on Malaya

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Aristide Papineau

A colourful guide to Singapore during the Malayan 'Emergency'. The book is undated but from the topical information inside, it would appear to have been published in about 1954. The book is packed with information on the island's history, culture, hotels and commercial institutions mainly for the benefit of tourists. There are three pull out maps of the city  and many pages of period advertisements. 192 pages including a perfunctory 15 pages devoted to Malaya and a 43 page list of all the roads of Singapore and their corresponding postal districts . There are two black and white post cards of Singapore dated 1954 laid in the book Good Paperback 

Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia

Published by Papineau Studios, Singapore, 1954?

Condition: The lamination on the cover is chipped around the edges and there is an inch and a half slit on the front hinge at the base of the spine. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is minimal tanning throughout.