A Tour in Southern Asia – Horace Bleackley (1928) (1st ed) (signed)

S$170.00

A Tour in Southern Asia – Horace Bleackley (1928) (1st ed) (signed)

S$170.00

Title: A Tour in Southern Asia (Indo-China, Malaya, Java, Sumatra, and Ceylon, 1925-1926)

Author: Horace Bleackley

Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1928. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Good. Inscribed by the author on ffep. Some wear and sunning to cover, some foxing to edges and first few pages. With black-and-white photographic plates. 297pp. App 9″ by 6″/

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Description

A travelogue of Southeast Asia by a once-famous author, with 21 photographic plates.

Contents:

  1. The Andre-Lebon
  2. Les Enfants, and Other Things
  3. “Paris in the Jungle”
  4. The People of Saigon
  5. Comedy and Tragedy
  6. L’Affaire Bardez
  7. Vers Angkor
  8. The Parc of Angkor
  9. The Khmers of Angkor
  10. Down the Mekong
  11. Education
  12. Last Days in Saigon
  13. Singapore
  14. Some of the People of Singapore
  15. The Singapore Mutiny
  16. More about Singapore
  17. The Island of Palms
  18. Tin
  19. Rubber
  20. Malayan Affairs
  21. A Voyage to Java
  22. Central Java
  23. Batavia and the West
  24. A Glimpse of Sumatra
  25. Westward Bound
  26. “Where Every Prospect Please”
  27. Colombo
  28. Back to England