The Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Chan Suan Choo
One of Penang's must see sights is the Penang Peranakan mansion, which is not only a well-preserved and restored example of the opulent houses that Penang businessmen have been building for themselves for a couple of centuries, but also home to a wide range of 19th and early 20th century Straits Chinese domestic ware from the showy to the practical. So this book has lots for those facinated by all aspects of past Penang Straits Chinese life. 179 pages. With chapters on 1 - The Chinese Kapitan, 2 - Hai Kee Chan Office & Residence, 3 - The Restoration, 4 - Additional Structures, 5 -The Peranakans, 6 - The Peranakan House, 7 - The Straits Chinese Collection. There is a bibliography and the book is illustrated with arcgitectural drawings, several colour and a few black and white plates. New Hardback in a New Dust Jacket. First Edition. 179 pages.
Weight 0.70 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free