GEMILANG 161: The Malay Peninusula.(2015).

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ADAMS, M.(compiler), Penang. Illustrated Guide.
George Town, 1952 Small 8°, orig. limp silver-coloured illustrated wraps., silver endpapers, 98pp., frontisp., ills. on many plates, full-p. plan of Penang Island, large folded plan with legenda of George Town, lists of shipping, Train-& Airservices, a number of recomended itineraries, lists of shops & banks, incl. a list of names of the Chinese champer of commerce.
Fine copy.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 9338

AINI, M., Musang dengan Anjing.
Kuala Lumpur, 1997 Large 8°, pict. col. glossy wraps., 16pp. of col. plates with text at tail. "Siri Kakatua", 9/
Malaysian children's book.

EUR 10.00

Book nr.: 9651

ALI, S. HUSIN, Malay Peasant Society and Leadership. 1st.
K.Lumpur-London-N.Y.-Melbourne, 1975 Cloth, (x), 192pp., sketch-maps, tables & figures in text, appendices, bibliography., glossary, index.
A good study on the subject. (withdrawal stamp(s) inside blanks of upper & lower bds., a fine copy however.)

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 9246

ALSTON, A.H.G. BRITISH MUSEUM NATURAL HISTORY), E. St. CLAIR-MORFORDSungei Siput, Perak, Malaysia), Original typed letter by A.H.G. Alston (British Museum Natural History) addressed to Mr. E. St. Clair-Morford, Sungei Siput, Perak, Malaya).
London, A.H.G. Alston, British Museum Natural History, 22nd. May, 1953 A-5 sized original typed letter, with original signature by sender, on official British Museum stationary, 19 lines, with enclosure of 2 dried specimen of Malayan ferns by recipient. In which recipient is encouraged by sender to collect specimen of Malay ferns of Perak State, advising which handbooks are best to be used, and send them to the Natural History Department, British Museum, London. WITH a double page Wedding invitation, 21,5x13cm. (total size 21x26.5 cm.). Frontside with chinese text (not transcribed), verso with english text and name of invitée in black pen: Mr. E.St. Clair-Morford (Sungei Siput, Perak], recte of lower outer side printed in chinese (NOT romanized), lower outer side with a red coloured design at top and a red "tjap" at tail, Entirely printed in bright red typography within bright red coloured wide top and tail margin borders. Together in an original stiff paper envelope addressed in black pen.
Wedding announcement requests the pleasure of the company of of Miss SOO CHOEK SUM, at a Reception on the occasion of the marriage of their elder Son KONG THOE to Dr. (Miss) CHIN TUCK KIN. At 4.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th June 1955. At the E. & O Hotel Penang. A very interesting piece of information about Sino-Malay Culture and Society life in Malaya. Very well preserved. (front cover of envelope a bit smudged by handling).

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 53318

ANDERSON, Joh., Political and Commercial Considerations relative to the Malay Peninsula and the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca. Introd. by J.S. Bastin. Facsim. reprint edn. 1824.
K.Lumpur, 1989 Thick 8°, glossy pict. thick boards, (xv), 204, (lxviii)pp. ["Mbras", reprint no. 11; "Jmbras", vol. 35-4 no. 200].
Very important reprint of a very scarce & valuable work on the sub-ject.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 659

ANDRIESSE, J.P. (Editor Proceedings), The Proceedings of the Third Malaysian Soils Conferenceheld in May 1968 Kuching-Sarawak East Malaysia. [Original edition].
Kuching, Sarawak, Department of Agriculture, 1968 Folio. Original cloth (a binder). , gilded title on front side and spine. [1], (vi), 254pp. Some captioned monochrome illoustrations on plates, numerous comparative data in text and full-page, extending monochrome map with legenda, 3 full-page mon ochrome sketch-maps with legenda, neme-list of participants, bibliography of papers submitted and discussed, appendices, tabloe of contents.
Ample detailed english languege scientific report about the proceedings of Malaysian Soils Conference, with research papers about the agro-geological features of Saeawak, Malaysia, which includes detailed proposals for improvement of Sarawak agriculture. Preceded by a speech of the Hon. the Acting Deputy Chief Minister Dato Teo Kui Seng for the opening. Very fine copy.

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EUR 250.00

Book nr.: 55380

ANINI SYED AMIR, DATIN NOOR, Malaysian Customs & Etiquette. A Practical Handbook. [Reprinted].
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur, Times Books International, 1995 Small 8°., original coloured decorative limp glossy wrappers. 96pp. Black/white illustrations in text, line-drawings, tables in text and full-page, bibliography, index, concise biography to author with a portrait, index, table of contents.
English language textbook explaning and describing Malaysian Customs and etiquette, e.g. Important Malaysian Customs, Table manners, Major festivals, Births, Birthdays, Marriages and Funerals, Correct forms of Address. Fine copy.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 50123

ANNUAL REPORT MALAYAN HOUSING TRUST: Annual Report of the HOUSING TRUST for the year 1955. [Original edition].
Kuala Lumpur, National Housing Trust, 1956 Medium 8°Original wrappers, stapled. Cover title in bold red coloured type with a large monochrome illustration. 17pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations after photographs on 2 plates featuring public housing, some comparative tables in text featuring advancing construction data, double-p. plan of Petaling Jaya (1st scheme) with legenda, income & expenditure account, trading results of public housing projects.
English language annual report published by the Ministry of Housing, Federation of Malaya, in which a picture is painted of public housing production, incl. implementation of modern sewage and public hygiene, picked-up after the end of the communist insurgency in the Federation of Malaysia. Good copy. (spine with a modern cloth strip, some occasional minor ex-lib. stamps.

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 55244

ARMSTRONG, G. [A.C.C. 229380], MALAYAN CAMPAIGN SILVER MEDAL awarded to G. Armstrong.
S.I., P. Noordhoff, s.n. [circa], 1962 he 1952 GSM (General Service Medal) is a silver medal, 36mm. wide. The obverse shows the crowned effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse shows a Nike (allegoric figure of victory) presenting an oak leave wreath to a kneeling warrior. The 32mm. wide ribbon is dark green with 2 outer stripes of deep purple. This medal has been awarded to G. Armstrong, further data are undisclosed. A very good copy of this Service Medal.

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EUR 250.00

Book nr.: 56295

ARUMAINATHAN, P. (Superintendent of Census), Report on the Census of Population 1970 Singapore.
Singapore, Dept. of Statistics, [ 1973 ]. 2 vols. & suppl-vol.(interim release). tog. 3 vols. Folio, orig. wraps., (xiii), 302; (viii), 573; [2], 78pp. (interim-release). With numerous tables & graphs, appendices (incl. bibliographies).
The interim-release has been publ. in 1970. A very good set of an important demographic report. Scarce.

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EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 12398

BACKHOUSE, S. Singapore. [First edition].
Newton Abbott-Harrisburg, David & Charles/Stackpole, 1972 Cloth, silvered title on spine. 238pp., captioned monochrome illustrations on 8 photo plates, sketch-maps, plans & diagrams in text, Glossary Malay-English, extensive bibliography, appendices I-III (Feast Days, Offshore Islands and list of initials), index, table of contents.
English language survey of the Republic of Singapore: Physical environment, history, population, communications, government, public services, trade and industry, agriculture, society and social services. Very good copy, NO dustjacket.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 820
     

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