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Records and Recollections (1889-1934)

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Product description

This book contains the author's recollections of personalities, events and happenings in British Malaya, covering the period from 1889 to 1934.

John Henry Matthews Robson, 1870-1945, arrived in Kuala Lumpur in 1889, and for 50 years worked as a government official, newspaper editor and businessman. He was a co-founder of the Selangor Journal and founder, in 1896, of the Malay Mail. He acted as agent for Loke Yew and served on the Federal Council. He retired to England in 1927, but almost immediately returned to Malaya where he wrote these memoirs.

Contains black and white illustrations and photographs.

A very good copy in original cloth. Slight bumping to the corners and bottom of the spine. No dust jacket.
Light yellowing and foxing to some pages.

Item details

PLU:
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Author(s):
Robson, J.H.M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
Kyle, Palmer & Co Ltd
Title:
Records and Recollections (1889-1934)

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This book contains the author's recollections of personalities, events and happenings in British Malaya, covering the period from 1889 to 1934.

John Henry Matthews Robson, 1870-1945, arrived in Kuala Lumpur in 1889, and for 50 years worked as a government official, newspaper editor and businessman. He was a co-founder of the Selangor Journal and founder, in 1896, of the Malay Mail. He acted as agent for Loke Yew and served on the Federal Council. He retired to England in 1927, but almost immediately returned to Malaya where he wrote these memoirs.

Contains black and white illustrations and photographs.

A very good copy in original cloth. Slight bumping to the corners and bottom of the spine. No dust jacket.
Light yellowing and foxing to some pages.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Robson, J.H.M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First, 1934
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
207
Publisher:
Kyle, Palmer & Co Ltd
Title:
Records and Recollections (1889-1934)

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