1896 Sarawak and Borneo old, heavy(5.5LBS) travel book with 500 unusual illustration. 1896 rare 700 copy ltd BORNEO SARAWAK ART ANTHRO HEADHUNTING WEAPONS Tattoo. Shown here is a fascinating Antique volume and a look at colonial life and culture on the island of Borneo in Sarawak, Malaysia, including headhunting, at the turn of the century. Name of Book: THE NATIVES OF SARAWAK AND BRITISH NORTH BORNEO. This book is based on the manuscript of the late Hugh Brooke Low.One of a limited edition of 700 copies. Condition: Outside has age/wear concentrated on edges and top and bottom of spine.
Pages are unmarked and some foxing throughout book. Book in good condition considering over 123 years old.Paste-down of hands touching one another. Weaving, Dyeing and Dressmaking Tribal Dresses. Slaves and Captives, Human Sacrifices, Cannibalism. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "1896 rare 700 BORNEO SARAWAK HEADHUNTERS SHIELDS SLAVES WEAPONS TATOO 500 FOT0" is in sale since Monday, September 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "borneobooks" and is located in Napa, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.