Three Men in Malaya
(To Say Nothing of the Boy)
Sidney, the second headmaster of the Victoria Institution in Kuala Lumpur, is best known for his classic Malay Land/Tanah Melayu. In this novel, adopting the style of Jerome K Jerome's Three Men in a Boat, he follows the humorous adventures of a group of British colonials, not forgetting the boy, around Malaya of the 1920s. According to World cat, the book is held in only six libraries. 255 pages.
Weight 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Kyle, Palmer & Co Ltd, Kuala Lumpur, 1933. First edition
Condition: Good. Paperback. The cover has discoloured with age, the spine covering is frayed at the top and about an inch is missing at the base and the cover is creased at the top right corner. As a result, the first and last few pages of the book have a similar crease. There is a number neatly written in ink in the centre of the title page. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.