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THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO OF H.M.S. DIDO
Keppel, Captain The Hon. Henry.

THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO OF H.M.S. DIDO

For the Suppression of Piracy: With Extracts From the Journals of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak, (Now Agent for the British Government in Borneo). Chapman and Hall 1847.
3rd Ed. With an Additional Chapter, Comprising Recent Intelligence by Walter K Kelly. 2 vols. xiv + 429pp. + viii + 315pp. Half titles present. Litho. port. frontis., 10 tinted litho. plates (1 repaired to verso), 6 folding maps, folding table. Occasional discreet institutional stamps to margins and verso of plates, some light browning, rebound in modern half calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering with gilt lettered title labels to sl. faded spines. Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages pp.162. 'Keppel, a British naval officer who had served in the opium War, participated in the campaigns against the Borneo pirates in 1843-4 ... The first volume concerns itself with Brooke's exploits in Sarawak from 1838-42 ... Brooke attempted to open Borneo for foreign trade and tried to pacify the tribes ... Volume two recounts the military exploits of Brooke, Keppel and Sir Edward Belcher ... gives a geographical overview of Borneo, and includes accounts of the Dyaks, the aboriginal Borneo Tribes.'
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