Gibson, William Sumner, Compiler. The Laws of the Federated Malay States and of Each of Them in Force on the 31st Day of December, 1934. Revised Edition. Prepared Under the Authority of the Revised Edition of the Laws Enactment, 1932. London: C.F. Roworth, 1935. Four volumes. Original buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine. Some shelfwear and soiling, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, small stamps to title pages. $450. * Only edition. Established under British auspices in 1895, the Federated Malay States were Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Pahang and Penang. In 1946 the states became part of the Malayan Union and subsequently the Federation of Malaya. The Federation became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957. In 1963 the Federation, together with Singapore, Sarawak and British North Borneo (Sabah) became a new union, Malaysia. Singapore left this union to become an independent state in 1965. Gibson's set was continued to 1941 through supplements. OCLC locates 14 copies. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:264.
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