The Sarong and the Kris
A popular and readable memoir of a tin mining engineer's life in Malaya between the world wars. The book ends with the author's account of his near miraculous escape from the Japanese invasion by boat to Indonesia and then on to Australia. 224 pages with an index. First edition Very Good Hardback in a similar dust jacket Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Nautical Publishing Company, Lymington, Hampshire, 1969..
Condition: The dust jacket is rubbed around the edges and has one or two small tears, the text block is tanned and spotted and the first and last few pages of the book have occasional spotting. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.