GEMILANG 165: BORNEO (Brunei-Kalimantan-Sabah-Sarawak) (2015

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ADAMS, Ch.G., The Foraminifera and Stratigraphy of the Melinau Lime-stone, Sarawak, and its importance in Tertiary correlation.In:"Quart. Journal Geolog. Soc.", vol. 121, 1965.
London, 1965 Large 8°, pp.(283)-338., ills. on 4 plates, 6 text-figures (incl. tables), 1 very large folded map.

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Book nr.: 9700

ADRIANI, N. & Alb.C. KRUYT, Geklopte boomschors als Kleedingstof op Midden-Celebes en hare geographische verspreiding in Indonesië. [Eerste druk/first edn]. With notes, register, supplement and corrections by J.D.E. Schmeltz. Offpr.fr.:"IAE", Bd. XIV/XVI.
Leiden, Brill, 1905 sm.4°. recent cloth, new endpapers, orig.printed wraps. bound-up. [1], 78pp. Num. col. ills. on 5 lithogr. plates o.o.t., 20 text-figs. and diagrammes, descr. to plates, register and suppl. notes by J.D.E. Schmelz.["Publicaties uit 's Rijks Ethnographisch Museum", Serie II, V°.4].
Frontisp. depicts 2 Kayan-Dayak, Upper Mahakam, working on barktree. On the production of clothing from bark-tree:"Tapa", amongst the Toraja of Central-Sulawesi, and the geogr. spread of this technique of clothing-production across colonial Indonesia (:Borneo, Kayan/Dusun Dayak), Sumatra (Batak of Mandailing), Enggano, Ceram, Kei-Island group, Babar, Leti, Kisar, Tanembar islands, Flores, Adonare, Solor, Timor, Roti and Savu, Semau Island (Kupang-Bay), &c...A very important study. Very good copy. Rare. (2pp. with marginal foxing).

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Book nr.: 39649

ADRIANI, P., Herinneringen uit en aan de Chineesche Districten der Wester-Afdeeling van Borneo 1879-1882. Schetsen en Indrukken.
Amsterdam, s.n. (circa), . 1890 Small 8°, gilt lettered cloth, 290pp.
Excellent observations by a medical officer covering the Chinese regions on Borneo over a period of 3 years: Singakawan, Montrado, Sambas, incl. at the end a description of North Borneo (British) during the early stages of the first exploration of Borneo. Rare. (bds. somewh. shaved on extremities, some spots on upper bds.)

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Book nr.: 585

ALBRECHT, JOH. C.H., Contributions to the Geology of the Regions between Soengai Klindjau and Soengai Belajan. Northern Borneo. [Original thesis Utrecht University].
Utrecht, Kemink, 1946 Later clothbacked library boards, large title label on front cover. [7], 115pp. Illustrations of fossiles on 3 photo-plates at very end, with extensive captions, list of determined rocks, literature, fold. sketch-map of the region, table of contents.
Study based on the examination of samples collected by H. Witkamp from 1922 to 1925alongside the northern tributary rivers of the Soengai Mahakam, the most important river of the province Kutai or Koetei, dutch territory East-Borneo, Kalimantan. Good copy. (Small circular ex-lib. stamp at upper corner of f.e.p.).

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Book nr.: 48207

ALGRA, A., De Generaal. First edn.
Groningen, Jan Haan, s.d. [....], 1960 sm.8°. orig. pict. col. boards, designed by Rie Reinderhoff. 82pp. text-ills, of which full-p., all after drawings by Rie Reinderhoff. BUUR, I.J., 1050.
Juvenile, set on dutch Borneo among the Iban, with as main character a young Iban engaged in the guerilla against the japanese occupation, his conversion to christianity and the founding of a missionary-school in his home-village. Fine copy.

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Book nr.: 41399

ALLEN, Ch., Tales from the South China Seas. Images of the British in South-East-Asia in the 20th century.
Repr. London, 1990 Small 8°, 319pp., ills on 4 plates, short glossary.
Mainly British Borneo.

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Book nr.: 9702

ALMANACK - DUTCH ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSIONARY LABOUR, Almanak van *O*L*Vrouw* van het *H.* Hart. Jaargang 50, 1940.
Tilburg, Missionarissen van het Heilig Hart, Missiehuis, 1940 large 8°. orig. limp pict.col. decor.wraps. 96pp. Many text-ills, of which drawings.
Dutch Missionary Almanack for 1940, publ. by the missionaries of "Our Loving Lady of the Sacred Heart" (M.S.C.) containing a number of artt. of the progress, fight agains paganism, and artt. of general interest on colonial Indonesia: Java, Kei-Islands (Moluccas), Borneo, &c... (hole in front cover skilfully restored, upper-right corner of page 81 clipped, no text-loss however, somewh. dog-eared, but all in all a good copy of the last almanack to be published owing to the nazi-occupation of the Netherlands).

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Book nr.: 41078

ALPERT, S.G. - L. DE VOLDER, M. AVÉ & W.GRONERT, Houtsnijders en Koppensnellers. Verdwijnende Dayak-Culturen op Borneo/woodcarvers & Headhunters. Vanishing Dayak Cultures from Borneo. Exhibition catalogue Museon, Den Haag 5 februari-9 april 2000.
Den Haag, Museon, 2000 large 8°. Orig. pict. col. black wraps, title in white letterin on front wrapper. [88]pp. Many ills. on 34 plates of which coloured, all with bi-lingual captions, dutch/english, many text-ills. of which some coloured, introd. by Steven G. Alpert and contributions in dutch and english, sketch-map in text, photo texts and bibliography at end.
Exhibition catalogue Museon, The Hague, listing, describing and illustrating a great number of beautiful ethnographica (Kalimantan, former dutch territory of Borneo and North Borneo, former british territory of Borneo), being a selection from the François Coppens Collection, incl. contributions by Steven G. Apert (Dallas), Lily De Volder Marek Avé and Walter Gronert. Amongst the pieces illustrated we find, a.o., an old photograph of an Iban-couple in traditional dress, Kayan Longhouse (Kalimantan), Bronze from tawak, Brunei, shields, mandau's , head-hunted skulls in basket, Bone sarcophagus (Sandungs), wooden Sarcophagi, pole hampatongs, Rulers Amulets, wooden standing figures and other carvings, a ceremonial handspun cotton cloth, Pua, &c. A lavishly illustrated and beautifully executed catalogue. Very fine copy. Out-of-Print.

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Book nr.: 42529

AMAN, S.D.B., Folk Tales from Indonesia. Retold. Orig. edn.
Jakarta, Djambatan, 1976 sm. 8°. Orig. limp glossy wraps. 114pp. 11 plates after photographs by "Foto Deppen", vocabularies to each chapter, english-indonesian at very end, table of contents.
A collection of tog. 18 folktales from all over Indonesia (:) North Sulawesi, Aceh, West Java, West Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Timor, Roti, Kai or Kei-Islands, Kalimantan, Flores. Nice copy.

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Book nr.: 44636

ANDRIESSE, J.P. (Editor Proceedings), The Proceedings of the Third Malaysian Soils Conferenceheld in May 1968 Kuching-Sarawak East Malaysia. [Original edition].
Kuching, Sarawak, Department of Agriculture, 1968 Folio. Original cloth (a binder). , gilded title on front side and spine. [1], (vi), 254pp. Some captioned monochrome illoustrations on plates, numerous comparative data in text and full-page, extending monochrome map with legenda, 3 full-page mon ochrome sketch-maps with legenda, neme-list of participants, bibliography of papers submitted and discussed, appendices, tabloe of contents.
Ample detailed english languege scientific report about the proceedings of Malaysian Soils Conference, with research papers about the agro-geological features of Saeawak, Malaysia, which includes detailed proposals for improvement of Sarawak agriculture. Preceded by a speech of the Hon. the Acting Deputy Chief Minister Dato Teo Kui Seng for the opening. Very fine copy.

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EUR 250.00

Book nr.: 55380

APPELL, G.N. & L.R. WRIGHT (eds.) The Status of Social Research in Borneo.
Ithaca 1978 Large 8°, (vi), 117pp. ["Data Paper: Number 109"] (SEA Program, Cornell Univ.).

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Book nr.: 767

APPELL, G.N. (editor), The Societies of Borneo. Explorations in the theory of cognatic social structure. First edition.
Washington D.C., American Anthropological Association, 1976 Original printed limp wrappers. (viii), 160pp. Sketch-map in text, tables in text and full-page, references cited, concise C.V. to contributors, table of contents. ["Special publication of the American Anthropological Association", number 6].
After a preface and introduction by G.N. Appell, seven contributions follow on subject-matter by Eric S. Casino, Clifford A. Sather, G.N. Appell, Robert Harrison, H.S. Morris, Victor T. King and G.N. Appell. Fine copy.

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Book nr.: 48154

ARNOLD, G., Longhouse and Jungle. An expedition to Sarawak. Reimpression after the original of 1959.
Singapore, Donald Moore, 1967 sm.8°. orig. stiff pict. wraps. 205pp. frontisp., ills. on 7 plates, 4 full-p. sketch-maps.
After a historical introduction on the history of North Borneo, especially of Sarawak, an account follows by the leader of the 1955 Oxford expedition, spending six months on the Usun Apau, a remote tableland in the head-waters of the Rejang, Sarawak's greatest river. Paperback edn.(as orig.publ.). Nice copy. (inscription by previous owner on first blank).

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Book nr.: 41497

ASTER, G(entilis, O.F.M.), Dwars door de wildernis van een Eiland [Borneo]-a.o. artt. In:"Jaarboek van de Kapucijnenmsisie".
Tilburg, [c. 1950]. Missieprocuur der Kapucijnen, Small 8°, orig. pict. col. glossy wraps., 159pp., ills. & portrs. on 8 plates, text-ills. after drawings.
Annual publication Capucin mission. The article by Gentilis Aster deals with missionary achievements in Borneo, other contributions by various missionaries deal with missionary labour amoungst the Batak of Sumatra, Indians of Central-America, in Melanesia (Easter Island), & Africa. Nice copy. (tiny piece of lower right corner of upper wrap. gone).

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Book nr.: 12104

ASTER, G(entilis), (Father O.F.M.), Een Reis door Borneo. a.o.artt. on Capucin Mission, publ. In:"Gekruisigd met Christus. Kapucijnen Almanak",.
Tilburg, [c. 1950]. Small 8°, original stiff pictorial coloured wraps. 160pp., ills. & portrs. on 29 plates, text-ills. after drawings.
Annual Almanack as publ. by dutch Capucin mission. The article by Gentilis Aster deals with a journey through Indonesian Borneo (Kalimantan), incl. notes on missionary achievements, progress of school-education, &c... Other artt. by various missionaries deal with missionary labour among the Batak of Sumatra, incl. a report on a visit to a Leprosery at Singkawan, among Indians of Central-America, in Melanesia (Easter Island), & Africa. FINE COPY. Scarce.

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Book nr.: 37676

ASTER, G[ENTILLIS](Father), Morgen is mijn Eiland rijk. Vijftig jaar Capucijnenmissie op Borneo.
Tilburg, [1950]. sm.8°. orig.limp pict.col. wrappers. 174pp. ills. on 14 plates o.o.t. after field-photos, with extensive captions at tails, text-ills. and endpieces after drawings, 2 full-p. graphs. with extensive captions at tails, depict. the progress of christianization, 3 full-p. sketch-maps.
Small but very interesting commemorative volume: 50 years (1900-1950] of Capucin missionary labour and progress on [dutch]Borneo; supply still interesting information on the subject. Compiled by father Gentilis Aster, by command of his superior, Mgr. Tarcisius H.J. van Valenberg, Apostolic Vicar of Pontianak. MINT copy.

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Book nr.: 38178

ATTENBOROUGH, D., Zoo Quest for a Dragon.
London, 1957 Cloth, pictorial coloured dj., 174pp., coloured frontisp., ills. on 18 plates, of which some coloured.
Account of a trip through Indonesia, the interior of Borneo (longhouses, etc.) & to Komodo, filming & capturing animals.

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Book nr.: 9709

AURELIUS (Father O.M.Cap.), De Kapucijnen en de Missie.
Mechliniae, 1927 sm.8°. orig. wraps. 151pp. ills. & portrs. of missionaries on 14 plates, 2 full-p. tabs. at end suppl. data on missionary stations, numbers of converts, vicaries, &c... from all over the World, short bibliography.
Published in commemmoration of the 700th anniversary of the death of St. Franciscus of Assisi, 1926-1927. A short essay is devoted to the life of St. Franciscus, missionary labour of the Order in the first centenary of the Order, the first 2 Kapucin Missionaries; The lives and achievements of 7 famous missionaries is described and after a general review of Capucin mission across the world, the last section is devoted to dutch Capucin mission among the chinese and dyak of Borneo. Interesting. Good copy. (wraps alongside outer joints with light wear, small particle of upper wrap near head of spine gone, small oval ex-lib. stamp on ti.-p.).

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Book nr.: 37651

AVÉ, JAN B. & VICTOR T. KING, Borneo. Oerwoud in ondergang. Cuturen op drift. [Eerste druk/first edn.].
Leiden, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1986 Original coloured illustrated limp wrappers. 125pp., coloured ills. on 5 plates, many black/white ills. on pllates and in text, sketch-maps in text, 1 full-page sketch-map with legenda, bibliography, concise biographical data to authors, notes, table of contents.
A lavishly illustrated 'report' with exensive data on both Indonesian Borneo or Kalimantan, as well as Brunei, Sarawak, Sabah and North Borneo: vanishing jungle due to slash-and-burn agrculture, logging, &c., which is connected to the vanishing cultural heritage of Borneo, e.g. life-style, cultural heritage, cults and customs, traditions, &c. Illustrations show local crafts, ceremonial cloths, weapons as mandau, blow-pipes, spears, shields, woodcarvings, local dress, &c.&c. Very good copy. (small piece of tail-margin near inner hinge of ti.-p. torn-away, but skilfully replaced, no loss of text).

EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 47203
     

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