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Title: Narrative of events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the occupation of Labuan from the journals of James Brooke Esq. Together with a narrative of the operations of H.M.S. IRIS(by Capt. G. Rodney Mundy). [1st edn. (vol. I/2nd. edn. vol. II, both publ. in the same year].
Description: London, Murray, 1848. 2 vols. orig. red publ. cloth, gilt vignette on both front boards, another vignette, being the Sultan's seal tooled in gilt on both lower covers. (xvii), 385; (xii), 395pp. lithogr. frontisp., 7 tinted litho. plates(views) drawn by Mundy, 11 wood-cut & steel-engraved plates, 5 maps and charts. A mixed volume set, volume 1 being the First Edition and volume II the Second edition, both published in 1848 and in original publ. red cloth. A classic work. A nice set. Rare. (both vols. carefully rebacked, 2nd. vol. with new endpapers).

Keywords: james brooke travel narrative sarawak labuan piracy borneo history rajah southeast asia colonialism

Price: EUR 1450.00 = appr. US$ 1575.93 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 41688


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