Kuala Lumpur. Oxford University Press, 1966. Stock ID #157529
Introduction by John Bastin. Large folding map of Sumatra at rear, 27 plates including portrait frontispiece A Malay native of Bencoolen with tissue guard, many plants and animals, two of Sumatran weapons and a further two each of views and dwellings, viii + 479pp + pp + full page plates, index, large thick quarto, cloth binding with gilt lettered spine, light foxing fore edge, upper cover little marked but otherwise very good, clean and tight. 28 x 21.5cm. William Marsden went to Sumatra in the service of the East India Company in 1771. A reprint of the 3rd edition of this classic work first published in 1811. Best facsimile edition. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157529).