Handbook to British Malaya

GERMAN, R.L. [editor]. Handbook to British Malaya.

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GERMAN, R.L. [editor]. Handbook to British Malaya. [London], Published by Authority and Compiled by R.L. German, Malayan Civil Service, [1937].

Square 8vo. Original cloth-backed printed boards; pp. [iv], 201; portrait of Sir Thomas Shenton Thomas, numerous illustrations from photographs, one sketch map, one folding geological map, one large folding map in pocket at rear; edges of boards a little worn, else a very good copy with contemporary engaved armorial bokplate and ownership inscrition on opposite fly-leaf.
First edition. Includes sections on the history of the British in Malaya and on the big game to be had there, as well as dealing with all aspects of the country and the Straits Settlement.
Provenance: Oval stamp Civil Affairs Services inside front cover, as well as a printed label A poisonous insecticidal solution has been used in binding this book.