The Journal of Thomas Otho Travers, 1813-1820
John Bastin (ed)
Travers, an Irishman, who joined the East India Company at a young age, was chosen by Raffles to be part of his invasion force of Java in 1811. He held relatively senior positions in the administration of both Java and Sumatra. These extracts from his journal cover both his time in Java and Sumatra and his abortive mission from Raffles to Singapore in to replace William Farquhar as Resident. When Farquhar refused, Travers returned home. Good Paperback. First edition. 226 pages with a 10 black and white plates and 8 maps For further details, please see the scanned contents page.
Weight: 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Government Printer, Singapore, 1960
Condition: The cover has a little wear around the edges and some tanning in places. The front end paper and title p[age have heavy tanning. Otherwise the binding is tight and there is mild to medium tanning throughout.