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A monumental study of the history, iconography and architecture of Pagan.
Old Burma - early Pagan.
New York Published for Artibus Asiae and the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, by J.J. Augustin 1969-70
First edition Three volumes, 4to, pp.xviii, 422; vii, 337; 455 plates, 3 frontispieces, 5 maps, 2 folding. A very good set in original cloth.
Ancient Indian Colonies in the Far East. Vol.I. Champa.
Lahore The Punjab Sanskrit Book Depot 1927
First edition pp.xxiv, 274, 6, v, 227, 21 plates, folding map. Greater India Society Publication No.I. A very good copy internally, in original cloth. But the cloth is mottled from an ancient damp-stain.
Aperçu philologique sur les affinités de la langue Malgache avec le Javanais,
le Malais, et les autres principaux idiomes de l'Archipel Indien. Leiden E.J. Brill 1884
pp.160. Text in French. Offprint from Travaux de la 6e Session du Congres international des Orientalistes a Leide, Vol.II. A very good copy bound in later buckram.
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.
Prisoners their own Warders.
A Record of the Convict Prison at Singapore in the Straits Settlements established 1825, discontinued 1873, together with a cursory history of the Convict Establishments at Bencoolen, Penang and Malacca from the year 1797. Westminster Archibald Constable 1899
First edition, pp.xvi, 191, 23 plates. A very good copy in rather dull original cloth. Spine creased, and lightly rubbed at extremities. Inscribed and signed by the author, on title page.
Mémoires du Comte de Forbin,
Chef d'Escadre, Chevalier de l'Ordre Militaire de Saint Louis. Amsterdam Aux depens de la Compagnie. 1730
Two volumes, pp.383; 344. Title pages printed in red and black. Woodcut title vignette, initials, head- and tailpieces. Errors in pagination as Oxford copy. Bound without half-titles. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf, spines richly gilt.
Portuguese epic on the capture of Malacca
Poema heroico por Francisco de Saa de Menezes. Lisbon Paolo Craesbeeck 1658
Second edition. 8vo (18.5 x 13.5), pp.[xii], 396. A very good copy bound in contemporary limp vellum, with remnants of original ties. Spine worn. Several sections of text browned, with occasional spotting. Early paper label on front pastedown, inscribed "Ex.e completo." Later stamp on front free endpaper: ABF Infante.
Barbosa Machado 2, 250. We locate seven copies outside of Portugal, at the British Library, Cornell, Illinois, Lilly Library, Oxford, National Library Board of Singapore, and National Library of Spain. We trace no copies at auction.