A popular account of the native characteristics, architecture, methods of irrigation, agricultural pursuits, folklore, religious customs, and a history of the introduction of Islamism and Hinduism into the island.
First edition in English. Royal 8vo., 365pp., viii (Index), (2, Glossary & Authors Quoted), 4pp. (publisher’s catalogue). Complete with folding map, 11 full page plates, 68 text illustrations and 14 plans. Bound in the original green cloth gilt, pictorial gilt stamp to upper cover, stamp in gilt of the New South Wales Library of Parliament on upper board and slight traces of their stamp on title page, frontispiece and title page are foxed, a very good copy.
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