Traditional Stone and Wood Monuments of Sabah

By Phelan, Peter R.

SKU# 17435

$ 35.00

Pp. xi, (1), 153; 2 photo-plates and maps (many in color).  Publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial light blue dust jacket, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, sm 4to.  This work documents the megaliths and wooden monuments of Sabah on the island of Borneo.  This volume describes the “menhirs” found in wet rice fields, the guardian stones, and stones used for oath-making, commemoration and burial purposes and the special class of wooden monuments called the “sininggazanak”.  This monograph also considers the origins of these monuments and megaliths.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Centre for Borneo Studies
Publisher Place Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Date Published 1997
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 963-9722-03-4
Limited Edition