A treasure trove of old photographs, 233 pages in all, from the founding of the British North Borneo Chartered Company in 1881 to 1981. This is one of our oldest books still in print., but due to its subject matter it is impossible for it to go out of date. The whole of Sabah State [...]
This is the Danum Big Book everyone has been waiting for, a summary of the place and the research done in it since the foundation of Danum Valley Field Centre by Yayasan Sabah (The Sabah Foundation) and the start of overseas research input by the SE Asia Rainforest Research Programme of the Royal Society of [...]
Old & new photographs on a ‘landscape’ coffee table book layout of all the towns on the ‘West Coast’ (it actually faces north west) of Sabah, formerly British North Borneo and now one of the two States of Malaysia situated on the island of Borneo (the other is Sarawak).
The book has a lush feel [...]
The late Professor John Corner, distinguished Cambridge professor, exemplary tropical botanist and insightful explorer, has been intimately associated with the story of Mt. Kinabalu and the establishment of Kinabalu Park as a totally protected area. He led with distinction the two important royal Society Expeditions in 1961 and 1964 that unveiled secrrets of the then [...]
This travel note book is beautifully designed.
The island of Borneo conjures up images of a vast green tropical wilderness protecting doe-eyed orang utans, unique¬† proboscis monkey, exotic pitcher plants and the indigenous rhinoceros hornbill. From the would famous Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary in Sabah to the splendid Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Brunei, from lavishly decorated temples to cultural villages, Borneo [...]
This is Borneo has been produced in close collaboration with the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) Malaysia, an organization which, as a matter of policy, always attempts to take a balanced, factual approach in its conservation work. Thus, this book provides a balanced view of the world’s third largest island, using a unique blend [...]