A collection of articles about Penang reprinted from the Society's journal from the 19th century to the present day. The Society's reputation has been such that its journal attracted most of the noted scholars on the country.
Frank Swettenham's preface, which opens with the words 'It is well for the Malay races of Sarawak that they should find an advocate in their Ranee, for she loves them,' shows him at his insightful and patronising best.
Images of Kelantan by. This photogrpahic essay by one of Malaysia's best known photographers takes us through Malaysia's state in Kelantan giving us glimpses of its art, countryside, people and much more.
Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society. Published byMalayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Singapore, 1937 First edition. Most of the journal (126 pages) consists of Raymond Leroy Archer's 'Muhammadan Mysticism in Sumatra'.