Lady Raffles By Effort & Virtue (Original Unused Raffles Hotel Singapore Luggage Label laid-in)

By: Bastin, John Sturgus;National Museum (Singapore)

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Crisp, clean, book. Handsomely designed with burgundy cloth spine enhancing red cloth boards, the front of which is decorated with a painted portrait of Lady Raffles in a gilt "frame." Book measures 5-1/2"x8" and has pristine pages and page edges. Large color portrait of subject at frontis. Tells the story of Sophia Raffles, the second wife of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles with handsome illustration throughout. She and her husband traveled extensively in Asia where he founded Singapore. VERY NICE BONUS too -- an unused, pristine luggage label for the Raffles Hotel Singapore from the Golden Age of Travel (1920s-30s)laid-in.124

Title: Lady Raffles By Effort & Virtue (Original Unused Raffles Hotel Singapore Luggage Label laid-in)

Author Name: Bastin, John Sturgus;National Museum (Singapore)

Categories: Biography, Women's Studies, Asia,

Edition: Third Impression

Publisher: Singapore, National Museum: 1999

ISBN Number: 9813002840

ISBN Number 13: 9789813002845

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: No DJ, as Issued

Seller ID: 24232

Keywords: Sophia Raffles. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles