GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)

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BALI CARTOON IN WATERCOLOUR: Amsterdam's :Politie op speurtocht te Bali. Bali: het land van Tempels en Tepels. [Original Watercolour cartoon].
S.I., s.n., [circa] 1950 Original watercolour cartoon on paper, 24x16cm. Captioned dutch text in pencil in left margin. Illustrates a plain clothes police detectiver studying the bare breasts of a Balinese beauty in traditioncal clothing carrying a ceremonial gift on her hear with a palmtree. NOT SIGNED.
A nice professinal watercolour cartoon on paper. Unidentified source. Very nice and attractive bright colouring indeed.

See also our other catalogues:
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
- GEMILANG CATALOGUE 190: Constabulary, Police and Crime (2014).
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 53313

BALI GONG SAWAN: Musique et Danses de Bali. [Edition originale; First edition].
Paris, Schiffer, 1978 8°. Original monochrome illustrated wrappers with covertitle in bold black type. Stapled. 31pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations after drawings featuring male and female balinese dancers, masks, musical insturments, of which some Gongs and drums, dance positions, etc., concise bibliography, table of contents.
French language brochure about a tour through Europe by a "Gong Sawan" April-July 1978, in which various aspects of Balinese dance, drama an music is explained, e.g.: Sawan, Gong Sawan (organization, musical instruments, repertorium). "Sawan is a local group of musicians and dancers formed in each Balinese village. Very fine copy. Scarce.

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 54912

BALI LOMBOK MAP: Map of Bali and Lombok. [First edition, thus].
Munich, Nelle Verlag, [circa], 1995 Large multiple extending coloured map of Bali-Lombok. 1: 180,000. Dimensions 800x500mm. With key to map. Map printed recto/verso. With detailed inset city plans of Ubud, Sanur, Nusa Dua, Lovina Beach, Gili Islands, DenPasar, Kuta-Legian, Mataram. Map bound between coloured glossy thin boards. Frontcover with title in bold capital green type with a coloured picture illustrating a balinese girl with traditional headdress at tail margin, publ. illustrated advertism. on lower outer cover.
Fine coloured extending modern map of Bali, Lombok, incl. cityplans, Republic of Indonesia, published on behalf of tourists and travellers. Fine.

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- GEMILANG 131: Atlases, Cartography, Maps & Plans (2014).
- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 56113

BALI MAP - [KAART VAN] BALI. [Originele uitgave; Original issue].
Batavia, Topographische Dienst, 9135 Large multiplefolded coloured paper map of Bali, 1:250.000, dimensions 90x64cm. Small inset-map at tail margin illustrating the administrative division of Bali, extensive legenda with translation in japanese characters at tail margin of map, some collumns of japanese text in both side margins.
Large coloured paper map of Bali Island, with legenda translated into japanese (characters), likely to be added later at the time of the japanese oppression of Bali during the Pacific war 1942-1945, on behalf of the japanese military administration of Bali. Rare. (previous owner's name and address in ink on verso, blank, of map, map a bit wrinkled).

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 325.00

Book nr.: 53220

BALI MAP SCHETSKAART van het Eiland Bali. [bijgewerkte herdruk naar de opname 1909 revised reprint after the edition 1909].
Batavia, Topographische Inrichting, 1922 Large multiple folded heavy paper coloured map of Bali, 1:250.000, dimensions 66x49cm. With an inset map of Bali at lower left corner, 1:1.000.000, with legenda illustrating the colonial administrative division of Bali, extensive legenda and key in colour, including detailed table of distances.
Detailed fold. map of Bali in colour, printed on heavy paper. Fine to very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 53221

BALI STREET ATLAS Bali Street Atlas. Second [revised] edition.
Singapore, Periplus, 2010 Large 8°. Original coloured glossy limp wrappers. Large coloured picture of a balinese landscape on front cover with covertitle in bold black and red typography. 144pp. of coloured maps and city plans with extensive legenda, sreet index, building index, coloured frames indicating various scales, groundplans of Pura Luhur Ulu Watu, Goa Gajah and Pura Besakih (important balinese temple complexes), street index, places index,.souble-page sectional map of Bali in colour, ti.-p. with half-page publ. notice how to use the Street Atlas, Legend to transport, physical features, Recreational features, Environment Amenities, Shopping, Sports amenities, Urban Area Zone, Coloured and pictorial publ. list inside lower outer cover.
English language ample detailed and updated Street Atlas of Bali, comprising ample detailed cit plans with keys and legenda, , locations of antique buildings, incl. famous temple complexes and provincial maps of Bali. "Finding your way around Bali just got easier!". Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 55964

BALI TOURING BY KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ, K.P.M.: Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij; Vakantie-uitstapje naar het interessante en aan natuurschoon zoo rijke Eiland "Bali". Wekelijksche sneldienstverbinding van Batavia-Semarang-Soerabaia-Palembang en Makasser. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.KI., [Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij], [circa], 1920 12°. [160x115mm.]. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Upper-and lower wrapper with a coloured plate. 37pp. coloured plate on verso of front wrapper, captioned monochrome plates and illustrations in text, featuring balinese temples, ceremonial festivals and dancers, table of sailingsw Batavia-Macassar, concise table listing single fares in dutch currency, concise pull-out map of Bali with legendaat rear end.
Dutch language traveller's guide through Bali compiled by Royal Dutch Packet Navigation Company/Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, K.P.M., by which information is supplied about the sea-voyage to Bali, antiquities, population, festivals, ceremonies, traditional customs, dancers, cremations, locals and bature. Good to very good copy. (oval rubberstamp at upper right corner of page 1, repeated af upper left corner of lower outer cover).

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 54781

BALI TOURISM: Toeren, Wandelen en Zien op Bali. (tourist-guide). Orig.edn.
Denpasar, Bali Drukkerij, s.d.[circa], 1935 12°. orig.wraps., with title in red on upper wrap, small illustr. of a Balinese temple, also in red, at tail of upper wrap. 56pp., some text-ills., adverts of which full-p. & illustrated, extemded sketch-map, plans with short legenda, table of distances. Stapled.
Supplies a concise history of Bali, descriptions of a.o. Denpasar & surroundings, Tampak Siring, Kintamani, recommended itineraries by foot & car, shops to be visited, &c... Nice tourist-guide. (ex-lib. copy, wraps. plastified, lightly dog-eared)

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 856

BALI TOURIST GUIDE: BALI. [First edition].
London, David Campbell, 1996 Tall narrow 8°. Original limp black rexine, silver type title on front cover and spine, dustjacket. 359pp. Numerous coloured illustrations in text and full-page after photographs, detailed coloured maps of Bali on endpapers with legenda, other smaller maps of Bali, detailed city maps with detailed descriptions at tails, schedules with information about arrivals and departures of public transport, extensive lists of any kind of hotels and B. & B.'s, information on public services and places to visit, topical bibliography, list of illustrations. ["Every Man Guide"].
Ample detailed english language guide to Bali. Very fine copy. WITH DUSTJACKET.

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 56123

BALLANTYNE, J.R., First Lessons in Sanskrit Grammar, together with an introduction to the Hitopadesa. Fifth edn.
London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1892 sm.8°. Orig. clothbacked marbled boards. (viii), 108pp. Index.
A still important manual. Good copy.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 146: Languages & Linguistics (Austronesia-Indonesia-Oceania (2014) ).
EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 42702

BALLEGOOIJEN DE JONG, M., Spoorwegstations op Java. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, Bataatsche Leeuw, 1993 Large 4°., original cloth, bold gilded title on spine, dustjacket. 240pp. Frontispiece, numerous captioned monochrome and coloured illusstrations in text and full page, featuring in- and exteriors of rai- and tram-waylway stations on Java, many ground-plans, of which coloured, and facsims. after architectural blueprints, 1 full-page plan of new Tandjong Priok, many railway track chats in text, double-page coloured endpaper map of Java featuring railway tracks and moter service road, 1:2.0000.000 with key, name-list of rail- and tramway companies operating on Java, list of archivalia and printed sources consulted, register of place- and staion-names, index, acknowledgements, table of contents.
Dutch language detailed historic survey about colonial Railway stations on Java, Dutch East Indies. With extensive expert information about Achitecture, origin and history, public services. Together 20 most important statios have bee described and listed. Lavishly illustrated. Very fine copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. Very hard-to-find.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 57025

BALLINTIJN, G., Rumphius, de blinde ziener van Ambon. [eerste druk; first edition].
Utrecht, 1944 small 8°. original publ. clothbacked boards. covertitle in bold red and black coloured type, large portrait of Rumphius, facsim. after the original 18th. century copper-engraving. (vii), 192pp. Monochrome facsim. after an old copper-engraved 18th. century title-print. many captioned monochrome illustrations on 12 facsim. plates reproduced from Rumphius' two major scientitic works about molluscs and shells and herbs from 17th-18th century Ambon and other islands of the Moluccas, , large monochrome facsim. headplieces, references, commentaries to illustrations on final pp., Rumphius' life in chronology, table of contents.
Dutch language historic survey about life and scholarly work by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius (1628-1702), or Georg Everhard Rumplf, who became a V.O.C. servant and was posted to Ambon, Moluccan Island Group, Dutch East Indies. Besides some personal information about Rumphius, which includes is physical condition becoming blind at a rather early age, compiler suplplies detailed information about Rumphius' scientific resear and travels into the Moluccan Archipelago, his correspeondence with foreign scholars, pays detailed attention to Rumplhius' scientific research into the Natural history of the area, which resulted in two masterly scholarly publications, the Ambon Herbal and the Ambon Rarity champer being the first ever fundamental and illustrated research in shells, molluscs and minerals as gathered in the Archipelago. A much underestimated and neclected popular but well documented publication. although this title has been published at the end of nazi oppression of holland in the Second Worldwar, the usual nazi im,presum is notpresent. good copy. (lower lower outer boards a liffle bit foxed).

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- GEMILANG 145: The Moluccas/Republik Maluku Selatan (2015).
EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 56616

BALLOT, M.-J., Les Laques d'Extrême-OrientChine et Japon. [Ire Edition; First edition].
Paris et Bruxelles, Van Oest, 1927 8°. Original limp wrappers, covertitle in bold black type, tinted publ. device in centre, printed between two coloured decorative borders at tail margins, Hftitle (verso with publ. list). . 38, [1]pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations on XXXIIpp. at rear end, featuring chinese and japanese lacquer ware, extensive explanatory footnotes and references, explanatory glossary of technical terms chinese (romanized) and Japanese (romanized)french, bibliography, rather detailed list of illustrations (additional expert text to captions), table of contents. ["Architecture et Arts Décoratifs", Collection publiée sous la direction de M. Louis Hauteccoeur].
French language scholarly investigation into art, craft and manufacture of chinese and japanese laquerware: boxes, small table, inro, screens, etc. Copy printed on heavy paper, untrimmed and for the greater part unopened. One of the famous Van Oest Art publications. (spine with a modern cloth strip, recte/verso somewhat foxed and library entries, ow a good and clean copy).

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- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55574

BANCO AGRICOLA VENEZUELA REPORT: El Banco Agricola Y Pecuario en su Vigesimo Quinto aniversario 1928-1953. [First edition].
Caracas, Banco Agricola, 1953 Small 4°. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold brown type. 63pp. frontispiece (coloured full lemgth portrait of executive Bak President in military uniform, Many coloured illustrations after original watercolours featuring Venezuela agrucultural sceneries, many cpationed monochrome illustrations featuring in-and exteriors of Bank premises, 3 monochrome portraits on a plate featuring founding directors, another group-portrait of then board of directors and other portraits, many comparative data in text of which illustrating exports, balances 1929 compared with 1952, members-lists of various consulting boards.
Spanish language commemmorative publication celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Venezuela Agricultural Bank, 1928-1953. Well illustrated and documented. Good copy. (a little bit dog-eared).

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55414
     

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