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C. M. Enriquez
Kinabalu: The Haunted Mountain of Borneo
Witherby, London 1927 - Enriquez was a natural adventurer of the late British colonial period. Born in India and educated in England, he joined the Indian Army, but eventually moved to Burma and then to Malaya before returning to Burma to retire. Wherever he went he wrote evocative accounts of the people and the wildlife he came across. He climbed the summit in 1925, the 22nd person recorded to have done so. His main purpose was to collect butterflies. This account, is of his ascent of Mount Kinabalu in present day Sabah still remains an ideal introduction for any visitor to the area. 199 pages. For further details, please see the scanned contents page There are also indices of butterflies, birds, insect and plants and a general index. Weight 0.8kg. Post free within Malaysia.The spine is sunned and the rest of the cover mottled. The text block has spotting, the frontispiece has come loose but is present. The binding is tight, the text is clear and there is mild tanning with very occasional spotting throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: The Penang Bookshelf
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