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CAMERON, John

Our tropical possessions in Malayan India : being a descriptive account of Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, and Malacca; their peoples, products, commerce, and government

$2,750.00 AUD

London : Smith, Elder and Co., 1865. Octavo, gilt-decorated green cloth (edges rubbed, expertly rebacked), half-title, double page chromolithograph panorama of Singapore, pp. xii; 408; 6 chromolithograph plates of Singapore and Penang, occasional foxing, else a very good copy.

An early travel book relating to Singapore and surrounding provinces.

‘This book contains useful information on Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley and Malacca under the British rule in the 19th century. Their history, geography, agriculture, commerce, government, and social life are vividly described.’

– National Library of Singapore https://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/printheritage/detail/7658c549-f1c5-47c7-b8b6-831f7eb90c58.aspx