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Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements In the Straits of Malacca - Vol 2 by TJ Newbold - Hardcover - Reprint - 1971 - from The Penang Bookshelf and Biblio.com

Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements In the Straits of Malacca - Vol 2

by TJ Newbold

Condition: Very Good/good


Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Originally published in 1839, the book was not well received by the English press who were a bit peeved that the Straits Settlements were dispatched in a few pages. Despite the title, the main part of the book is an account of the Malay States from a sympathetic point of view. Newbold travelled the peninsula widely which enabled him to cover history, politics, commerce, geology, linguistics, botany, anthropology and the law in some detail. Volume 2 only 508 pages with indexes, maps & tables. Weight 1kg. Post free within Malaysia The dust jacket is ragged at the edges . The half title page and a rear end paper have shadows from the dust jacket. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning throughout.
  • Bookseller: The Penang Bookshelf MY (MY)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: Ml1910Z12
  • Title: Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements In the Straits of Malacca - Vol 2
  • Author: TJ Newbold
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Place: Kuala Lumpur
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: Malaysia - Malaya - Malay States - Straits Settlements - 19th century history - Malay People
  • Bookseller catalogs: Malaysia - History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia;

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