1910s Booklet Penang Malaya Malaysia Many Photos Facts
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-23)
Price : US $100.00
Up for auction is a booklet about Penang Malaya (now Malaysia) published for visitors by the Pannengers Information Bureau, 1910s era. The booklet measures about 9.75' x 4', has 32 pages filled with many photos and all sorts of details about Penang and surrounding sights, plus pages of advertising for hotels, restaurants, clothing, shopping, tours, etc. Titled 'Penang the Beauty Spot of Malaya', the booklet covers railways, shipping, post and telegraph, money exchange, and all of the places visitors and tourists should see. Great vintage graphics and photos (most a bit grainy) of people, places, activities, etc. The exchange rate at the time was 4 pounds per one US dollar, and $1.60 Straits Settlements (Malay) to to US dollar, a letter to the US was 6 cents (Straits money). A great reference item, an unusual piece of Malaya ephemera, in vey good condition, no damage to note. Buyer pays $1.95 shipping and handling in the US, $3.95 elsewhere.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-08-23)
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