Living Crafts of Malaysia – Mubin Sheppard (1978) (1st ed)


Living Crafts of Malaysia – Mubin Sheppard (1978) (1st ed)


Title: Living Crafts of Malaysia

Author: Mubin Sheppard, Harri Peccinotti (photographer)

Publisher: Times Books International, Singapore, 1978. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, with dust jacket. Very good, with slight foxing. Text clean, binding tight. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. 10″ by 10″, 118pp.

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Latif Wood-carver

Awang Silversmith

Abu Bakar Ironsmith

Hajjah Ngah Silk Weaver

Ng Lee Huat Sarawak Potter

Hamzah Maker of Shadow Puppet

Sulian Sigo Sarawak Beadworker

Zainab Maker of Screw-Pine Mats

Hashim Kite Maker

Mat Yusof Maker of Bird Cage-Traps

About the author (from dust jacket):

As Malaya’s first Director of Public Relations, following the end of World War II, he initiated the new Department of Information. He founded the National Archives of Malaya in 1958 and from 1959 to 1963 he was responsible for creating the new National Museum from a bombed-out shell.

He was also founder chairman of the Federation Arts Council and of the National Art Gallery, and was a founder Council member of the Malayan Historical Society. He is Vice President and Editor of the hundred-year-old Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.