A French perspective of 17th-century Makassar

At 334 years and counting, Description historique du royaume de Macaçar is one of the oldest items in the ISEAS Library collection. The volume presents a detailed description of particular aspects of the geography, history, and customs of Makassar in the 17th century.

The City of Many Waters

Written by Peter Blundell, The City of Many Waters has been described by a bibliographer as the only pre-World War II book written about Brunei in English.