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Important source material on the Dutch East Indies
De Opkomst van het Nederlandsch Gezag in Oost-Indie,
(1595-1610). Verzameling van onuitgegeven stukken uit het oud-koloniaal archief. 's Gravenhage & Amsterdam Martinus Nijhoff; Frederik Muller 1862-1909
First edition Nineteen volumes, pp.ix, 294; x, 537, folding map; xiv, 400; xv, 321; xii, cxxxiii, 293; xi, cix, 221; ix, clxxi, 403, folding map; x, cxli, 365; x, ci, 447; viii, lxxxv, 439; [Vol.11] x, lxxxvi, 503; ix, lxxx, 563; vii, cxliii, 551; [Vol.14] xi, lxiv, 370; xi, lxxxii, 396, xviii; x, lxxxvi, 503, xxiii; x, viii, 432; viii, 71*-150*, (433)-736; 130 (Index). A very good set bound in modern boards.
See Coolhaas, A Critical Survey of Studies on Dutch Colonial History, pp.28-29.
Games and Dances in Celebes.
Results of the Author's Expedition to Celebes, 1917-1920, Volume IV. [Gothenburg] 1929
pp.xix, 515, colour frontispiece, 132 illustrations, 33 maps. Ethnographical Studies in Celebes. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter cloth, leather label. With the bookplate of "The Royal Bachelor's Club".
Excursionsflora von Java.
Umfassend die Blutenpflanzen mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der im Hochgebirge wildwachsenden Arten. Volume I: Monokotyledonen; Volume II: Dikotyledonen (Archichlamydeae) (1912); Volume III: Dikotyledonen (Metachlamydeae) (1912). Jena Verlag von Gustav Fischer 1911
Three (of four) volumes, pp.xxiv, 413, 742, viii, 498, 20 plates, one in colour, 139 text illustrations, 4 folding maps. A very good set in contemporary cloth, neatly cancelled library bookplates on half-titles.
The Voyages of Sir James Lancaster, Kt., to the East Indies,
with Abstracts of Journals of Voyages to the East Indies, during the Seventeenth Century, preserved in the India Office. Edited by Clements R. Markham. London 1877
First edition pp.xxii, 314. Hakluyt Society, First Series, No.LVI. A very good copy re-bound in modern cloth.
A Brief Memoir of the Life and Writings of the late William Marsden,
D.C.L., F.R.S., &c. &c. Written by himself: with Notes from his Correspondence. London Printed by J.L. Cox and Sons, for private circulation only. 1838
4to, pp.vii, 177. A very good copy in original boards, new morocco spine and corners.
The History of Sumatra,
Containing an Account of the Government, Laws, Customs, and Manners of the Native Inhabitants, with a Description of the Natural Productions, and a Relation of the Ancient Political State of that Island. London 1783
First Edition 4to, pp.viii, 375, (vi), alphabet plate, folding map. A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf, hinges just starting to split.
The History of Sumatra,
Containing an Account of the Government, Laws, Customs, and Manners of the Native Inhabitants, with a Description of the Natural Productions, and a Relation of the Ancient Political State of that Island. London printed for the author 1784
Second Edition 4to, pp.xii, 373, (vi), alphabet plate, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter-calf, marbled boards. Boards a little chipped and worn. Bookplates on endpapers. Occasional light foxing.
Bissu priests of the Bugis
Over de Bissoe's of heidensche priesters en priesteressen der Boeginezen.
Amsterdam C.G. Van der Post for the Royal Academy of Arts & Sciences 1872
First edition. 4to (28.5 x 23.5 cm), pp.[ii], 50, , [1, blank], 4 large folding plates, all with contemporary hand colour. Text in Dutch. In original printed wrappers, with a few small stains. Spine crudely repaired. Occasional spotting to text, plates in very good condition.
Not in Bastin, Nineteenth century prints and illustrated books of Indonesia. COPAC records two copies only, both at the British Library.
Java; or, How to Manage a Colony.
Showing a practical solution of the questions now affecting British India. London Hurst and Blackett 1861
First edition, two volumes, pp.xvi, 331, viii, 311, folding chart. A very good copy bound, with half titles, in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards. A few occasional spots.
Esquisses de l'Ile de Java
et de ses divers habitants, recueillies pendant un sejour de huit annees fait dans cette ile. Traduit de l'Allemand par Girodz du Villard, revu et mis en ordre par G. Guenot Lecointe. Brussels Société Belge du Libraire, etc. 1837
First edition in French, pp.xv, 239. An attractive copy bound in contemporary red quarter morocco, spine a little rubbed.
Literature of Java. [Three volumes]
Catalogue Raisonne of Javanese Manuscripts in the Library of the University of Leiden and other Public Collections in the Netherlands. The Hague Martinus Nyhoff 1967-70
First edition Three volumes, pp.xx, 325, xv, 972, xvii, 441, 41 illustrations, 3 in colour, 4 folding maps. Bibliotheca Universitatis Leidensis Codices Manuscripti IX, X, XI, XX. A very good set in original cloth.
Java in the 14th Century.
A Study in Cultural History. The Nagara-Kertagama by Rakawi Prapanca of Majapahit, 1365 A.D. Third edition, revised and enlarged by some contemporaneous texts, with notes, translations, commentaries and a glossary. The Hague Martinus Nijhoff 1960-63
Third edition, revised and enlarged Five volumes, pp.xvi, 125; xvi, 153; xiii, 177; x, 552; viii, 451, illustrations, 4 folding maps & plans. A near fine set in original cloth.
Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, F.R.S. &c.
Particularly in the Government of Java, 1811-1816, and of Bencoolen and its Dependencies, 1817-1824; with Details of the Commerce and Resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and Selections from his Correspondence. By His Widow. London John Murray 1830
First edition 4to, pp.xv, , 723, , 100, 7 plates, 4 maps, several folding, including the large panorama of Singapore. A good copy bound in quarter leather, recased with new endpapers. Some plates repaired. Occasional spotting and light staining.
Report on Japan to the Secret Committee of the English East India Company by Sir Stamford Raffles, 1812-1816.
With preface by M. Paske-Smith. Kobe J.L. Thompson & Co (Retail), Ltd. 1929
First edition pp.xv, 252, frontispiece, 8 plates, 3 folding (of 9, lacking the large folding map of Nagasaki). A very good copy in original cloth.