Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Malaysia
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[MALACCA].
Historical Guide of Malacca (Published by the Malacca Historical Society). Singapore 1936.
. Pp. (viii), 91, (4) adv. With 16 illustrations, one folding sketch map, one folding coloured map of Malacca town, and one folding plate. Original blue cloth with gilt decorations on covers, rebacked. Second revised edition of this guide book of Malacca first published in 1924 to commemorate the Centenary of the British occupation of Malacca.
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Book number: 99417
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 336.8 | £UK 242 | JP„ 36378]
Catalogue: Malaysia
Keywords: Malaysia, malacca, malaysia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, voyage, exploration, guide,

 
HAMILTON, ARTHUR WEDDERBURN:
Malayan Nursery Rhymes. Illustrations by W.G. Stirling. Singapore, The Methodist Publishing House, (1923).
. Pp. 49. Text in Malay, captions in English. With ten illustrations. Original cloth-backed boards, rubbed. Inner hinges fragile. Scarce first edition in book form. Initially published as a pamphlet for the Malaya-Borneo exhibition in 1922 without the illustrations. Includes a vocabulary section at the end. Later published in 1947 titled "Haji's book on Malayan Nursery Rhymes" (enlarged). Arthur Wedderburn Hamilton ("Haji") was born in India in 1887. He went to Malaya in 1909 where he joined the police authority. He became fluent in Malay and also in Hokkien, Cantonese and Javanese. He published several Malay works. Around 1930 he moved to Perth, Australia, and died in 1967.
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Book number: 120962
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 264.63 | £UK 190 | JP„ 28582]
Catalogue: Malaysia
Keywords: Malaysia, malaysia, malay, malaysian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, children, rhymes, tales,

 HEDIN, SVEN:, [Two postcards sent from Singapore]. Dated October 24, 1908.
HEDIN, SVEN:
[Two postcards sent from Singapore]. Dated October 24, 1908.
. Two postcards hand-written by Sven Hedin (1865-1952) to his sister Alma Hedin (1876-1958) and his father Ludwig Hedin (1826-1917). (Not signed). The b/w postcards depict a Chinese temple in Singapore and a view of the island of Pulau Brani. Sven writes to his sister that he misses her tremendously and to his father "it's pouring rain and is really nice, we are leaving tonight". Hedin had just finished his third Asiatic expedition devoted to research in Persia and Tibet 1905-8. He was on his way to Japan for a short stay before returning home to Stockholm. (Copyright: Wilson & Co., Hotel de l'Europe & Orchard Road, Singapore).
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Book number: 121113
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 481.15 | £UK 345.5 | JP„ 51968]
Catalogue: Malaysia
Keywords: Malaysia, singapore, malaya, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, postcard, picture, manuscript

 
PENANG (PRINCE OF WALES).
The Picturesque Island of Malaya. Bolton, Tillotsons, 1932.
. Oblong 4to. Pp. (iv), 80. Original wrappers with gilt text on upper cover. With one map and 80 illustrations from photographs taken by Mr. Tan Joo Beng. The album is issued by the Municipal Commissioners of George Town. The photos depict city scenes with significant buildings and places, views from the North Coast, Penang Hills, Waterfall Gardens, important temples, and more.
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Book number: 121088
€  320.00 [Appr.: US$ 384.92 | £UK 276.5 | JP„ 41574]
Catalogue: Malaysia
Keywords: Malaysia, malaysia, malaya, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, penang,

 WILKINSON, RICHARD JAMES:, A Malay-English Dictionary. Three parts in one volume. Singapore, Kelly & Walsh Ltd., & Hongkong, Shanghai and Yokohama, 1901 - 1903.
WILKINSON, RICHARD JAMES:
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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Book number: 32079
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 1022.44 | £UK 734.25 | JP„ 110432]
Catalogue: Malaysia
Keywords: Malaysia, malaysia, malay, language, linguistic, langue, asia, asiatic, asien, asie, far east, east,

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