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The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang - Ilsa Sharp
The E&O Hotel: Pearl of Penang - Ilsa Sharp
$74.00
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

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 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.

 

Weight 1.60 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free

Published by Marshall Cavendish Editions,Singapore, 2008. First edition.

Condition: New Hardcover in New Dust Jacket


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