Borneo’s Tropical Eden. Sabah

Chua Ee Kiam. With Billy Kon and Lee King Li


Publisher: Simply Green
Place Published: Singapore
Condition: Very Good
Date Published: 2004

30 cm. 256 pp. with over 360 colour photographs. Orig. Illustrated boards with dust jacket and in a custom-made slip case with gilt-embossed title and presentation from Datuk Musa Haji Aman, the then Chief Minister of Sabah. * Top edge of dust jacket with some minimal wear from sliding in and out of slip case, half title with a little mild browning, Independent Publisher Honorable Mention sticker on title, else a very good copy of this scarce and sought-after book. * ‘The tropical rainforest of Sabah, one of the oldest in the world, and phenomenally luxuriant and have spawned an abundance of wildlife. Many creatures and plants are endemic here, found nowhere else in the world. From the minute insect to the largest mammal, each has a story to tell. The forest, home to over thousand species of plants are also natural pharmacies for a cornucopia of medicinal drugs waiting to be discovered. Besides it spectacular rainforests and mountainscapes, Sabah possesses exquisite islands scattered like gems in an aquamarine sea teeming with enchanting marine life.Richly illustrated with over 360 photographs and evocatively written, the handsome book will appeal to eco-enthusiasts and lovers of nature.’ (jacket text)

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