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Birds of the Sepilok Forest – a Photographic Guide

This is a neat little book of 110 pages has 200 colour photographs of birds seen at the Rainforest Discovery Centre and surroundings at Sepilok, near Sandakan on the E. Coast of Sabah, East Malaysia on the island of Borneo. 300 bird species have now been recorded, with 15 endemics, including the icon of  [...]

Bako National Parks Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo: A Guide to

Lush tropical rainforests including mangroves with some of the world’s rarest flora and fauna together with a rocky coastline interrupted only by pristine white sandy beaches are not a thing of the past: they can be enjoyed fist hand in Bako National Park. Bako is one the smallest parks in Sarawak, yet one of [...]

Wild Sabah

Wild Sabah is one of the world’s most diverse an exiting natural environments. The first part of this  book deals with Sabah’s geology and soils, its trees and forests and the enormous variety of species that inhabit them. The  critical relationship between the people of Sabah and the forest, between conservation and development, is [...]

World Within – A Borneo Story

This book tells the story of Borneo’s remarkable interior as it was before the white man came, living remote, vivid and often violent; then of those strange and stirring events which followed upon the sudden rain of parachutists from out of the equatorial sky. Adventure, humour, tragedy and anthropology are intertwined in a book [...]

Reef Fish Identificaton Tropical Pacific

The most comprehensive field guide ever compiled for identifying tropical Pacific fishes, with more than 2500 photographs of 2000 species taken in their natural habitats, it includes Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, French Polynesia and beyond.

This is the Fish Identification [...]

Three Came Home (Japanese version)

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TAWAU – the making of a Tropical Community

Tawau is situated in the East of Sabah Malaysia. This book shows that Tawau has had at least two natural advantages, it has been a haven of prosperity and peace, first under the British and then as part of Malaysia, this has attracted trade and immigration not only from far distant Japan and China, [...]

The War

Explores aspects of  the World War II experience of Sabah (then British North Borneo), from the eve of the Japanese invasion to the arrival of Allied forces. These 5 years were a watershed for the people of Sabah who, after progressing steadily towards modernity for 60 years, suffered one of the greatest calamities one [...]

Malesian Orchid Journal – Vol 5 (2010)

This 5th Volume has 9 papers, including description of a new species of Dendrobium from Kalimantan Barat, different varietal forms of  Arundina graminifolia and notes on Malesian Cleisostoma. A full listing can be provided on demand. There is a thought provoking editorial by Chief Editor Jeffrey Wood, and a full page obituary of [...]

Governors of British North Borneo and Heads of State of Sabah

“History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time, it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity”, this famous quote of Marcus Cicero was so aptly put history into perspective.

This  is a very important reference book to researchers, historians, students, libraries and it [...]