History - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates
|Object:||Book (More lots)|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Edward Owen Rutter|
|Book Title:||British North Borneo; an account of its history, resources, and native tribes|
|Publication year oldest item:||1922|
|Publisher:||Constable & Company Limited|
|Extras:||tipped in plates|
British North Borneo; an account of its history, resources, and native tribes...
by Owen Rutter
Published by Constable & company limited, 1922
23 cm; xvii + 398 pp; complete; frontispiece, plates, portraits and 2 maps (one folding map at rear); good hardcover binding in publisher's blue cloth with gilt water buffalo on the front; extrimities of spine with light wear; light spotting here and there [see images for details].
"Edward Owen Rutter was an English historian, novelist and travel writer. After serving with the North Borneo Civil Service from 1910 to 1915, Rutter returned to Britain during World War I and was commissioned. Rutter served with the 7th Battalion of the Wiltshire Regiment in France and on the Salonika Front.
Accompanied by his wife, who also took many of the photographs for his books, Rutter travelled around the globe, making extended stops in Borneo, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Canada and the United States among other places.
His many books included The Scales of Karma (1940), Pirate Wind (1930), Triumphant Pilgrimage: An English Muslim's Journey from Sarawak to Mecca (1937), Pagans of North Borneo (1929), and Through Formosa: An Account of Japan's Island Colony (1923).
From 1933, he was a partner in the Golden Cockerel Press. During World War II Major Rutter worked for the Ministry of Information writing a number of booklets covering the British war effort. He was fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and of the Royal Anthropological Institute".
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