Penang Postcard Collection 1899-1930s
Khoo Salma Nasution & Malcolm Wade
Khoo Salma Nasution, the well know Penang historian and activist, and Malcolm Wade, arguably the king of Malaya post card collectors, make a perfect pairing to present the largest ever collection (over 700) of postcards of prewar Penang ever assembled. In a time when even ordinary cameras were possessions of the privileged, the postcard was the most common method of photographically recording both the picturesque and the commonplace in daily life. This massive collection of black and white and colour (hand-painted) photographs is matched by Khoo Salma's informative text. Very Good Hardback. Second edition. 304 pages.
Weight: 1.8kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia
Published by Areca Books, George Town, Penang, 2006
Condition: The cover has signs of fading on the top and side edges and minor signs of bumping on the corners. The binding is tight and there is no tanning throughout.