A Malay-English Dictionary. Three parts in one volume. Singapore, Kelly & Walsh Ltd., & Hongkong, Shanghai and Yokohama, 1901 - 1903.
Large 4to. Pp. (ii), 355; (ii), 357-700; (ii), preface ix, (1), 703-717, (1). Index (ii), liv, Addenda (ii), v. Text in two columns. First edition, complete with the preface bound in the last part. Small loss of lower margin of the first part's title page without any loss of text. Modern Bordeaux cloth, title labels on spine. First edition of this monumental work, and still the most useful dictionary for Jawi Malay. Wilkinson was a British Colonial administrator and linguist who served in the Straits Settlements for about 16 years. Cordier BI 1399. Zaunmüller 265 (later editions). Cheeseman, Bibliography of Malaya (1959), p. 121.
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