KEITH, Agnes Newton. Land below the Wind.

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KEITH, Agnes Newton. Land below the Wind. Boston, Little, Brown and Co., 1939.

8vo. Original batik-style cloth, map endpapers, pp. x, [2], 371, frontispiece and illustrations in the text after sketches by the author; cloth minimally marked front hinge strengthened, otherwise a very good and clean copy.
First edition in book form. A classic first-hand account of life in British North Borneo (now Sabah), written by a talented Californian lady, who accompanied her Nglish husband, who worked for the government of Borneo. The title of the book is a phrase used by sailors for this particular stretch of coast and is the unofficial motto of modern Sabah.