Penang: Through Gilded Doors
Julie De Bierre and James Bain Smith
A stunning introduction to Penang's heritage with a rich combination of beautiful colour photographs by James Bain Smith, an international artist and photographer and informative and well researched text by Julia de Bierre, a restoration expert who was born and grew up in Penang. The book does not just confine the reader to George Town, the well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, but ventures into other equally captivating parts of the island elsewhere.
The Infant Colony
A Street Called Harmony
To the Mansion Born
The Urban Village
The Kmapung Idyll
The Spice of Life
A Moveable Feast.
Near Fine Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket.
Publisher: Areca Books Penang, 2006
Over 500 colour photographs in its 152 pages, 2 pages of maps and a select bibliography.
Condition: The dust jacket has light rubbing around some edges and a nick at the base of the spine. Apart from a little bit of spotting at the top of the text block, the book looks new.
Weight 0.90 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free