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Author Name:    Swettenham, Frank (Sir)

Title:   British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence in Malaya

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good in Good dust jacket

Publisher:   London George Allen and Unwin (1948)

Seller ID:   19157

Previous owner's signature. Dust-jacket with losses at ends of spine, adhesive tape repairs at head of dust-jacket spine. Smaller chips and tears to margins and corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is price-clipped. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1948 revised edition. This title was first published in 1906, with revised editions published in 1929 and 1948. This 1948 edition has a new nine page Introduction by the author dated April 1946. xxi, [3], 380 pages + frontispiece + 49 illustrations on plate leaves + folding colour map at rear. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 138mm. Top page edges dyed red. "This work was extensively reived by the author shortly before his death, and includes much new material. Some new illustrations, together with all the original ones, are included." - from dust-jacket blurb. Sir Frank Swettenham (1850-1946) was the first resident general of the Federated Malay States, from 1896-1901 [Reference: Wikipedia entry on Frank Swettenham, accessed August 2017.]


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