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Corpus Diplomaticum Neerlando-Indicum.
Verzameling van Politieke contracten en verdere Verdragen door de Nederlanders in het Oosten gesloten, van Privilegebrieven, aan het verleend, enz. Uitgegeven en Toegelicht door ... 'S-Gravenhage Martinus Nijhoff 1907-1955
First edition Six volumes, pp.xxxii, 586; xxiv, 625; xix, 616; xix, 610; xx, 637; xvi, 743. Bijdragen tot de TLV, Deel 57, 87, 91, 93, 96. A very good set, volumes 1-5 bound in later buckram, volume 6 in original wrappers.
1615: Rare Jesuit letters on India
Raguagli d'alcune Missioni fatte dalli Padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell' Indie Orientali,
cioe nelle Provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell' Africa in Capo Verde Naples: Lazaro Scoriggio 1615
Small 8vo, pp.131. Text in Italian. A clean copy bound in nineteenth-century half calf, spine with raised bands and maroon lettering piece, all edges gilt. Spine rubbed. A few small wormholes
see Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe, Vol.III, Book four, p.1990, which cites Streit V, 75 for the Rome edition of same year.
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.
A Compendium of the East
being an account of Voyages to the Grand Indies made by the Sieur Jean de Lacombe, of Quercy, formerly Captain at Arms in the service of the Company of the Indies of Holland. Now published for the first time [from the Bordeaux Manuscript of 1681] in an English translation by Stephanie & Denis Clark. Edited, with an Introduction and Notes, by Ashley Gibson. Contemporary Engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's "Ost-indische Reyse" [Amsterdam 1676]. London 1937
Folio, pp.208, six folding plates, end-paper maps. Golden Cockerel Press. No.19 of 300 only printed. A very good copy in the original batik cloth, cloth spine. Slight lifting of cloth at edges. Presentation inscription to Maurice Collis signed by Bill Astor, 3rd Viscount Astor.
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.
A Grammar of the Malayan Language,
with an Introduction and Praxis. London printed for the Author by Cox and Baylis 1812
First edition 4to, pp.l, , 225. A little light damp staining to end-paper and title page. Stamp of Delft Royal Academy on title with an early 20thC withdrawn stamp. Bound in contemporary half calf, neatly re-backed and re-cornered. A very good used copy of the first edition.
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.
Complete with all plates
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 1811
The Third Edition, with Corrections, Additions, and Plates. 4to, pp.viii, 479, (viii), 28 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in modern half-calf, marbled boards. All edges gilt.
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.
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.
The Travels of Peter Mundy in Europe and Asia, 1608-1667.
Edited by Lt.-Col. Sir Richard Carnac Temple. Volume I: Europe, 1608-28. II: Asia, 1628-34. III: Part I: England, Western India, Achin, Macao, and the Canton River, 1634-37. Part II: Achin, Mauritius, Madagascar, and St. Helena, 1638. IV: Europe, 1639-47. V: South-West England and Western India, with a Diary of Events in London, 1658-63, and in Penryn, 1664-67. London Hakluyt Society 1907-1936
Five volumes in six, in total 2076 pages, 76 plates and maps, some folding, illustrations. Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volumes XVII, XXXV, XLV, XLVI, LV, LXXVIII. End-papers browned. Volume 3, part 1 split on spine. Otherwise a very good set in original cloth. Spines unevenly faded.