Political and Commercial Considerations
Relative to The Malayan Peninsula and the
British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca
This book when originally printed in 1824 only had a limited circulation of 100 copies, most of which quickly disappeared. Anderson, a proficient linguist, wrote this as a strategy document for the East India Company to advise the Company on its future relations with the Siam, distrusted by Anderson, and on how the Company should act vis a vis the sultans on the peninsula generally. The book is divided into Two Parts - I - Considerations on the Conquest of Quedah and Perak by the Siamese and II - Descriptive Sketch of the Tin Countries on the Western Coast of the Peninsula of Malacca, as the peninsula was then called.. 204 pages and appendices
Weight: 0.8.kg. *On request this book will be sent post free by surface mail to any part of the world when it is part of an order weighing at least 2 kilos.*
Published by Malaysian Branch Of The Royal Asiatic Society, Kuala Limpur, 2001 Facsimile Reprint of the 1824 edition
Condition: New. Hardback.