The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido :: Henry Keppel

The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido :: Henry Keppel soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!

Singapore, Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1991, Hardback.

Includes: Fold-out maps; Frontispiece portrait;

From the cover: In 1843, James Brooke, who had been the First Rajah of Sarawak for only one year, met the Hon. Captain Henry Keppel, in command of HMS Dido, during a visit to Singapore. Between the White Rajah and the Rajah Laut (Sea King), the title by which Keppel became known, a deep respect arose: Keppel was attracted by the Raj…

Introduction by: R. H. W. Reece

In the Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints series.

Very Good. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.

Pictorial boards. (xxviii) 237 (cx) pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Exploration catalogue?


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