Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, during the years 1843-46, employed surveying the islands of the Eastern Archipelago, accompanied by a brief vocabulary of the principal languages : with notes on the natural history of the islands by Arthur Adams. Vol. I

The author chronicles his journey through various parts of Southeast Asia and East Asia, such as Borneo, the Philippines Islands, Singapore, Brunei and Korea in the 19th century. The narrative also offers glimpses into the daily lives of the common people at each place the ship docks.

 

Title
Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, during the years 1843-46, employed surveying the islands of the Eastern Archipelago, accompanied by a brief vocabulary of the principal languages : with notes on the natural history of the islands by Arthur Adams. Vol. I
Creator
Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877
Subject
Natural history--Malay Archipelago
1843-1846)
Malay Archipelago--Description and travel
Malay Archipelago--Languages
Geography and Travels
Malay archipelago
Publisher
Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848
Contributor
Adams, Arthur, 1820-1878
Digital Description
application/pdf, 49336 KB, 497 p. : ill., plates, charts
Table of Contents
Partial contents: ch. I. Voyage to Borneo and the Sarawak river
ch. II. Sarawak, Brunai and Hong-Kong
ch. III. Bashee and Mela-Co-Shimah islands
ch. IV. Sooloo, Manado, Ternate, and Gilolo
ch. V. Singapore and Brunai
ch. VI. Ambong, Manila, and eastern Borneo
ch. VII. Eastern coast of Borneo
ch. VIII. Illanon pirates and Sooloo territory
ch. IX. Batan, Hoa-Pin-San, and Loo-Choo
ch. X. Quelpart and the Korean islands.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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