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In a Corner of Asia Being Tales and Impressions of Men and Things in the Malay Peninsula

By: Clifford, Sir Hugh

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1926

Edition: First American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14179

Condition: Very Good; Blue-gray cloth hardcover with paper label spine titles, rubbed; clean pages, several uncut; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep. Originally published by T. F. Unwin in London in 1899 and as a revised edition in 1925.

"Arriving in Malaya in 1883, at the age of 17,…Clifford became a cadet in Perak and began a close association of more than 20 years with the Malay people and their lives. …He learned the language and spent long periods living in remote parts of the country. Those experiences…gave Clifford a romantic taste for the exotic that became the subject of his many essays, stories, and novels published from 1896...." [Encyclopædia Britannica]; 16mo 6" - 7" ... View more info