The Handbook of Sarawak. Comprising historical, statistical and general information concerning the Colony obtained from official and other reliable sources and compiled - B. A. St. J. Hepburn 1949 - Printed for the Government of Sarawak, Singapore - First Edition Produced shortly becoming a British Crown Colony, after the cessation of the Brooke dynastic administration, this is a detailed and profusely illustrated work, with photographic plates combined with many fascinating pages of local advertisements. To the rear there is a large [75 x 71 cm] folding map of Sarawak [Sarawak Series 7, First Edition, Nov. 1949].   pp. [17] [11 advertisements] 194 [13 advertisements] [1]. In publishers paper boards, blue cloth spine, titled to fron panel in black with Sarawak flag in colour.

Provenance: National Registration Department, Sarawak. With their stamp to page 1.
  Condition: Very good, clean white boards, new blue cloth spine (matching original), some light rubbing, 1cm patch of restoration to rear panel, some very minor worming to front lower corners of first few pages (not affecting text), and two single wormholes to rear on map and few pages of advertisements.   Ref: 107565   Price: HK$ 1,500