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The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang - Ilsa Sharp
The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang - Ilsa Sharp
USD78.00
Manufacturer Number: ML208
Stock Status: In Stock
The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang... by... Ilsa Sharp... New. With the co-operation of the hotel management, Isla Sharp has been able to produce a history not only of the structure of hotel, but of the people who have worked there and visitors who have enjoyed the luxuries oft...

The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang

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Ilsa Sharp

With the co-operation of the hotel management, Isla Sharp has been able to produce a history not only of the structure of hotel, but of the people who have worked there and visitors who have enjoyed the luxuries oft one of the grand Eastern hotels since its foundation in the 1890s until the present day. The book has all the illustrations and well researched text one needs to bring to life what the hotel used to be like at various times in its history and what it is like now. The contents of this 192 page book include 1 - Seeding the Pearl - the history of Penang before the hotel was founded, 2 - Who Were the Sarkies? - the story of the Armenian Brothers who founded the hotel, 3 - Pride Before the Fall - the hotel's expansion and ruin during World War II, 4 - Business Not Quite as Usual - the hotel's attempts at recovery 5 - New Beginnings - The restoration of the hotel in 1981 to its former glory. There is also an extensive bibliography. New Hardback in a New Dust Jacket. First Edition                                                    

Weight: 1.6kg. Post free within Malaysia, but, due to its weight, this book is likely to incur additional postal charges when posted outside Malaysia