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The second edition, revised and re-edited with an improved index version, ISBN:978-1-925442-44-1 pp 448, was specially prepared and edited for print on demand by VIVID Publishing. It has been prepared as a historical reference book, and in particular, for the study of this period of the history of Pahang. A further chapter has been added and the index in a more readable format.

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For Latest Editions see below or for Australia only contact Author here on fb for a signed copy


The same book re-titled with a new cover and as a Malaysia only edition, ISBN: 978-967-14395-2-4 published by Persatuan Sejarah Kuala Kubu Bharu (Historical Society, Kuala Kubu Bharu), Selangor is now available.

Books can be purchased from:

Publisher    Galeri Serajarah KKB

               JKR 111, Jalan Syed Mashor

               Kuala Kubu Bharu

               Mob 01262011236

Book stores  

  1. Pustaka Pertama, Jalan Lipis, Raub
  2. Times Bookshop, Level 6, Pavilion Centre, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

A fascinating account of the role a larger-than-life Liverpool-born adventurer, traveller, miner and engineer played in the development and management of gold mines in Australia and Malaya, skilfully assembled from a wealth of documents by an equally diligent and energetic descendant and author, Victor Bibby

- Chris McGuigan The Kensington Review

This story is excellently researched and very interesting. It is very rewarding to read Victor’s story as I am sure it has had untold rewards for him as he discovered his family roots and lost family contacts and history.

- John Morrow’s Pick of the Week

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