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LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE FAR EAST: Or Travels in Northern Borneo.
London 1862, Smith. 3/4 Leather over marbled boards, very. good, 400+420p.,index 4 color litho illustrations, 12 tinted. plates 2 vol. set, corners & covers bit rubbed, one plate in. color facsimile, else clean, as is. FIRST EDITION. IMPORTANT & CLASSIC WORK ON THE FLORA, PEOPLE & LAND Valuable relation of the British Consul-general at Borneo, also secretary to Sir James Brooke in Labuan, temporary Com- missioner of Labuan, Charge d'Affaires in Haiti & the Domin- ican Republic, Resident Minister in Haiti, Minister Residen- tiary in Peru, Envoy Extraordinary to Mexico and Minister to Sweden. St. John explored the country around the capital of Borneo and penetrated farther into the interior than any pr- evious traveller. He published a full and accurate journal. Covering the Sea & land Dayaks, their social life, the Kay- ans of Baram, Samarahan river & caves, mountain of Kina Balu and its ascent, expeditions to explore the interior of the South and South-east of the capital. His Limbang or Malayan journal, Sulu archipelago & its islands, the Kingdom of Bor- neo proper, Sarawak & the Chinese in Borneo. The author was secretary to Rajah Brooke of Sarawak, and he was the British consul at Brunei, this work was based on his explorations. Casey Wood, p.548. Describes travels in Northern Borneo. A most excellent primary resource. Color scans can be sent by e-mail. R A R E ! Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .
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