Suppressing the Pirates of Borneo

The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy: With Extracts from the Journal of James Brooks, Esq. of Sarawak, (Now Agent for the British Government in Borneo).

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1846.

Price: $250.00

About the item

Second America Edition. Folding map. 1 vols. Sm 8vo. Suppressing the Pirates of Borneo. Original brown cloth, gilt with Harper torch device on upper cover, uncut, some foxing, a number of pages carelessly opened, otherwise crisp and very good.

Item #26882

An account of Keppel's setting off from Singapore to Borneo where, with other commanders of British ships, and Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak the Borneo pirate tribes were suppressed in 1843-44. A large portion of the book consists of extracts from Brooke's journal concerning military operations against the pirates, and other material, including the geography of Borneo and accounts of its aboriginal tribes.