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Low, one of James Brooke's first administrative officers, established working methods that were later copied by other colonial administrators in British Malaya, where he became the British Resident in Perak later. He gained extensive knowledge of Brooke's fiefdom not only in this role, but as a noted botanist. In pursuit of this interest he made the first document ascent of Mount Kinabalu. This book is his major account of his observations. 416 pages.
Weight: 1kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Richard Bentley, London, 1848. First edition or second printing in the same year.
Condition: Good+. Hardback The book has been rebound in leather and leatherette with gilt lettering on the spine. The end papers are heavily tanned and two or three pages at the end of the book have medium tanning and some spotting. Otherwise the binding is tight and the text clear with mild to medium tanning throughout.