Islands of the East Indies – Hawthorne Daniel (1944) (1st ed)

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Islands of the East Indies – Hawthorne Daniel (1944) (1st ed)

S$58.00

Title: Islands of the East Indies

Author: Hawthorne Daniel

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York. 1944. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Former library book, but with very minimal library markings. Otherwise very good. Deckle pages. 266pp. App. 8″ by 5.5″.

 

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An account of the East Indies, with a focus on the geography of each island, along with major settlements, ports, and ethnic groups. The book is particularly interesting because at least half it covers the underexplored islands of New Guinea, Maluku, Sulawesi, and the Lesser Sunda Islands.

 

Contents:

Introduction

New Guinea

The Moluccas

Celebes

Borneo

Sumatra

Java

The Lesser Sundas and Timor

The Philippines

Continental Neighbours