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Penang: 500 Early Postcards - Cheah Jin Seng
Penang: 500 Early Postcards - Cheah Jin Seng
$25.00
Manufacturer Number: ML1980
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Penang: 500 Early Postcards... by... Cheah Jin Seng... Professor Cheah, having authored four other books on the postcards of former British Malaya, now introduces the reader to the postcards and postal history of his birth place, Penang. It is striking how many of the cards were in colour. The cards...
 

Penang: 500 Early Postcards

by

Cheah Jin Seng

 Professor Cheah, having authored four other books on the postcards of former British Malaya, now introduces the reader to the postcards and postal history of his birth place, Penang. It is striking how many of the cards were in colour. The cards illustrate Penang life from the late 19th century until the outbreak of World War II with sections on

  • Colonial Penang,
  • Hotels Schools and Hospitals,
  • Streets, Roads and Transport,
  • Life outside the capital George Town and the people of what used to be known as "The Pearl of the Orient."
  • 288 pages including a chapter on philatelic history and recommendations for further reading.

Weight: 1.4.kg. 

Published by Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, 2012. First edition. ISBN: 9789671061718

Condition. New Paperback


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