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3 edition of Memories of Raffles found in the catalog.

Memories of Raffles

by Roberto Pregarz

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10898793M
    ISBN 100759661782
    ISBN 109780759661783

    Meetings & Events An oasis in the city that provides state of the art facilities and intuitive service, Raffles Singapore provides the perfect setting to set the stage for creating memories to last a lifetime.   The Paperback of the Raffles New Life by Klaus Schwanitz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Klaus Schwanitz.

    All the menus featured in this article were donated to the National Library, Singapore, by Roberto Pregarz, who was General Manager of Raffles Hotel from to He is a collector of historical memorabilia from the Raffles Hotel, and the author of two books: Memories of Raffles: 22 Years with a Grand Old Hotel and Raffles Legends and Stories. Hence, in , our first detailed book about the history of a single hotel was published in German: Raffles, Singapore, the first ever book in the series The Most Famous Hotels in the World. Two souvenir shops (one called the Raffles Museum) at the two major entrances of the hotels welcomed around one thousand visitors per day.

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Individual Books. Astoria - SEEFELDER MINIATUREN - A Story - A Legend; Design SVEN BOLTENSTERN — Die ersten 85 Jahre; SO – Singapore (English) Hotel Regina – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch) Vienna Hilton – Moments Larger Than Life, Austria (English) Memories of Raffles – 22 Years with a Grand Hotel; Mutiara — A Perspective of Penang; Collector's Books.

Gentleman thief Raffles is daring, debonair, devilishly handsome-and a first-rate cricketer. In these eight stories, the master burglar indulges his passion for cricket and crime: stealing jewels from a country house, outwitting the law, pilfering from the nouveau riche, and, of course, /5. The beautiful photographs of the colonial-style courtyards, verandas, restaurants, cocktail bars, and suites currently gracing Raffles will bring back wonderful memories of their stay.

Second, anyone interested in the history of travel - particularly high-society luxury travel to the exotic corners of the world 75 and years ago - should have this s: 5. RAFFLES. BOOKS. A*H*A Alice, Harry and Alex Save the Holidays A Coloring Story This book is a compilation of stories and photos from over 75 donors who share memories that are sometimes poignant, funny, or simply delightful peeks back at a slice of New Hope’s history.

Raffles Hotel is pleased to launch the book Memoirs of a Raffles Original, featuring the story of its Resident Historian, and his unique relationship with the Grand Dame. Mr Leslie Basil Danker is Author: Raffles Hotels & Resorts. From the classic colonial splendour of Raffles Singapore where it all began to Dubai, Seychelles, Cambodia, Paris, Hainan, Makati, Makkah, Warsaw and soon to come Maldives, Shenzen and many more.

The Raffles name is synonymous with luxury, glamour and extraordinary adventure. Arthur J. Raffles is a character created in the s by E. Hornung, a brother-in-law to Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Raffles is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Holmes he is a "gentleman thief," living in the Albany, a prestigious address in London, playing cricket for the Gentlemen of England and supporting.

Inthe Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, which had been operating its private library in the library building sincemade a “permanent loan” of its collection of 2, books on the ethnology, flora, fauna, geology and geography of the Malay world to the Raffles Library.

The valuable books were catalogued and merged with the rest of the collection, thus strengthening the library’s Author: Lee, Gracie. Looking back on his days as a Rafflesian, he fondly recounted memories of RI, from the nostalgia he had with memories in the Bras Basah campus to even the picture of it on the back of our $2 bills.

Yet, for many alumni, perhaps the greatest legacy of the RI family is. Arthur J. Raffles (usually called A. Raffles) is a fictional character created in by E. Hornung, brother-in-law to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock s is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Holmes – he is a "gentleman thief", living at the Albany, a prestigious address in London, playing cricket as a gentleman (or "amateur") for the Gentlemen of Created by: E.

Hornung. The crest, based on Sir Stamford Raffles’ coat-of-arms, prominently features a gryphon, a twin-headed eagle and a double medallion.

The Raffles coat-of-arms came into use in October by grant of the Royal College of Arms. The School’s motto, Auspicium Melioris Aevi (Hope of a Better Age) is also adopted from Raffles’ coat-of-arms.

Wallace’s Memory Makers Raffle has 1, members. Karina is a 36 year old, fit and healthy nurse who has cared for people her entire working life. She. The Return of A. Raffles, first produced and published inis an Edwardian comedy play in three acts, written by Graham Greene and based somewhat loosely on E.

Hornung's characters in The Amateur Cracksman. Set in the late summer of the yearthe story revolves around the infamous burglar and cricketer, A.

Raffles—presumed dead in the Boer War—who returns to Albany where. Memories of Raffles: 22 years with a grand old hotel by Roberto Pregarz (Book) Raffles legends and stories by Roberto Pregarz (Book).

Raffles and the British Invasion of Java Paperback – Febru This is all the more shocking because of the high esteem in which his memory is held by many. This book is an extremely good read and I highly recommend it.

Read more. 3 people found this helpful. s: During his last voyage back to England, the ship of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles () caught fire, consuming many of the papers from which future biographers might have worked.

When he died two years later, the task of sifting through the surviving materials and recording his life and career fell to his widow Sophia ().

Raffles Singapore is the ideal address for elite corporate events and glittering social galas. Well-planned meetings, events and celebrations complemented by impeccable service, charming decor and exceptional catering all come together to create an unforgettable experience.

Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles: particularly in the government of Java,and of Bencoolen and its dependencies, with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern archipelago, and selections from his correspondencePages: Remembering Sir Stamford Raffles, founder and first President of ZSL.

July is the anniversary month of both the birth and death of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, he was born July and died July Featuring publications, his portrait and memorial plaque. For almost two centuries, Raffles Place has been the designated business centre of Singapore.

Under Sir Stamford Raffles' Town Plan inthe hilly area at the southern side of the Singapore River was leveled to fill up the nearby swamps. It became the Commercial Square, which was renamed in as Raffles Place. Despite. Written by Lady Sophia Raffles to preserve the memory of her late husband’s achievements, this book on the life and work of Raffles is over pages and contains extracts of Raffles’ reports, speeches, memos and letters, some of which are no longer extant.

It covers his political career as well as his scholarly pursuits on the Malay world.Raffles: The Gentleman Thief by Richard Bleiler GO BACK TO ARTICLES MAIN PAGE Throughout the late nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth century detective and mystery fiction were dominated by one character as never before or since.

Sherlock Holmes, perhaps the most successful fictional character in the history of literature, very quickly [ ]. Memories and Models: Revisiting the ‘Seaside English Big School’.

by Inez Tan. When it comes to revisiting memories, alumni of CHIJ and St Joseph’s Institution are, perhaps, fortunate in one respect; the restored shells of their alma maters live on as CHIJMES and the Singapore Art Museum.