First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark green cloth boards, with gilt titles to the spine and illustration to the front board. Illustrated throughout with 32 black and white plates (41 photographs and 1 frontispiece), 2 maps (1 fold out). A very good copy, the binding tight, with bumping and rubbing to the extremities. The contents, with a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, a small bookseller's label to the rear, toning and foxing to the early and late pages, with occasional foxing throughout, are otherwise clean and free from inscriptions or stamps.
A thorough outline of the geography, population, history, culture and life in North Borneo when under the control of the British North Borneo (Chartered) Company, told by Owen Rutter who lived there as a government official and as a planter.
Stock code: 24215