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Birds of Borneo; The (4th edition)

Smythies’ Birds of Borneo 4th edition revised by Geoffrey Davison. 1999. The bird book to end all bird books! Opulent and utterly comprehensive, this 4th edition re-instates the fascinating introductory chapters, omitted for reasons of economy from the 3rd edition, and brings them up to date. The book is an [...]

Brunei Forests: Plant Life of Brunei Darussalam

This book explores the wealth, diversity and uniqueness of Brunei’s forests, and also provides valuable insights into the plant life of Borneo. Brunei’s rich and varied flora make up forests that have been little disturbed and are truly a paradise of plants.The text is accessible to the interested amateur and will also delight [...]

Discovering Sabah

Sabah offers an astonishing diversity of landscapes and people, as well as richly varied plant and animal life, yet surprisingly little is known about the treasures of this Malaysian Borneo state. Its landscapes range from long white sandy beaches to magnificent rain forests and Malaysia’s largest freshwater floodplain, home to Borneo’s unique proboscis [...]

Discovering Sabah (Chinese version)

Discovering Sabah’ English, Chinese and Japanese editions. The perfect book to buy as a pictorial introduction to the diversity of places, people and wildlife in Sabah. 170 pages. Pictures excellent, from all the best photographers. Good supporting text. Buy it before you visit, leave it with your friends so they [...]

Discovering Sabah (Japanese Version)

Discovering Sabah’ English, Chinese and Japanese editions. The perfect book to buy as a pictorial introduction to the diversity of places, people and wildlife in Sabah. 170 pages. Pictures excellent, from all the best photographers. Good supporting text. Buy it before you visit, leave it with your friends so they [...]

Discovering Sabah Interactive Multimedia CD

[BBooks comment]: ‘Discovering Sabah’ – English, Chinese and Japanese editions. The perfect book to buy as a pictorial introduction to the diversity of places, people and wildlife in Sabah. 170 pages. Pictures excellent, from all the best photographers. Good supporting text. Buy it before you visit, leave it with your friends [...]

Frogs of Borneo; A Field Guide to

[BBooks comment] A comprehensive guide to the frogs and toads of Borneo, including the rare species. The authors are the acknowledged authorities on Bornean amphibians. This is the second edition (the 1st was in 1997). there are colour photos of most of the species, published to the usual high standard of Natural History [...]

Three Came Home (reprint: 1st publ 1946)

Agnes Keith Trilogy: Land Below the Wind; Three Came Home & White Man Returns.Three books written by an American journalist married to an English government officer in British North Borneo. The first book is an idyll covering the late 1930′s. The second covers internment and brutality by the Japanese during [...]

Water Land Cities, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

Water, Land, Cities, Sabah, Malaysian Borneo’, contains full size photos and snapshots, with short written introductions, of particular Sabah environments, and the extent to which they are undergoing change as the State develops and the need for the resources of land and sea increases. In the process, the books displays the remarkable patterns, [...]

White Man Returns

Agnes Keith Trilogy: Land Below the Wind; Three Came Home & White Man Returns.Three books written by an American journalist married to an English government officer in British North Borneo. The first book is an idyll covering the late 1930′s. The second covers internment and brutality by the Japanese during [...]