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

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BASTIN, JOHN STURGES, Palembang in 1811 and 1812. Separated from:"BKI", volume 109/4; 110/1.
S.I., s.n., 1953- 1954 2 parts in one. Private paperbacked limp wrappers. pp.300-320; 64-88. Extensive footnotes and references, appendices (archivalia).
A fresh view of Baud's article in this journal (Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde...) in charging Raffles with the responsibility of the massacre of the Dutch garrison at Palembang in 1811 and its impact on dutch historiography. Very good copy.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 50698

BATAAFSCHE PETROLEUM MAATSCHAPPIJ SOURABAYA: Modern Road Construction with Specifications and Notes on the use of Mexphalte and Spramex for Road Purposes in Tropical and Semi-tropical countries. [First edition].
Sourabaya, Bataafsche Petroleum Maatschappij (Handelszaken), circa 1930 8°. Original limp wrappers, original cord through spine. Bold type covertitle printed in relief. 59pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations on plates featuring examples of Asphalt pavements applied in tropical cities as Singapore (Stamford Road, Beach Road), Australia (Adelaide, Hobart, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Dutch East Indies (Surabaya), India (Calcutta, Madras), South Africa (Cape Town), incl. a table with typical Cros Sections, Asphalt Pavements, captioned monochrome illustrations on a plate illustrating apparatus used in prepaqration of Asphalt mixtures and Asphalt Pouring Pots, captioned monochrome illustrations on a plate illustrating typical examples of Asphalt work, diagrams and figures in text, many comparative technical tables in text and full-page, table of Instututions and Societies, Company's notice to clients printed inside front cover, table of contents.
English language commercial publication recommending the application of Asphalt Pavements, brandnames "Mexphalte" and "Spramex", produced by the Bataafsche Petjroleum Maatschappij Surabaya, Dutch East Indies (Trade department). Includes detailed technical sprcifications and examples of pavements in Tropical and Semi-Tropical countries: Australia, the Dutch East Indies, India, Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa. Good copy. (ti.-p. foxed, blank endpaper foxed, some minima; war to corners, contents clean).

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 54209

BATAK HIGHLANDS IN ORIGINAL STEREO-PHOTOGRAPHS- [A collection of tog. 43 original Stero-photo-card, 17,5x9cms.].
S.I., s.n., [circa], 1920 A collection of together 43 original stereo-photographs, approx. 1920-1925, each with short captions in ms. in ink on versos (blank), of which some with date-entries featuring Karo Batak High-lands, Sumatra. Cards of professional quality. Divided as follows: 9 cards featuring scenic views of a tobacco & a rubber-estate (Kebon Djahé), 1 features clearing of the jungle for cultivation, 9 cards being views of Karo Highlands, 9 cards depicting Karo-Batak houses (Piso Piso, Campong Kebon Djahé, etc.) with people in front of which 1 depicting Batak women weaving, 7 cards depicting engine-rooms of a rubber-estate with native personnel, 9 cards depicting european staff with wives & children, 1 card with also javanese coolies in foreground.
An excellent set of very well preserved & professional sterio-photo-cards. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
EUR 675.00

Book nr.: 11621

BATAK INSTITUTE RESEARCH PUBLICATION SERIES No. 2: De Islam in de Bataklanden. Vragenlijst met gedeeltelijke bantwoording. [Eerste enige druk; First and only edition].
Leiden, S.C. van Doesburg, 1909 8°. Original printed wrappers. 48pp. Register, info. about the Batak Institute printed inside lower outer cover, publ. list on lower outer cover, table of contents. ["Uitgaven van het Bataksch Instituut", No. 2].
Dutch language questionnaire with together 274 questions asked with responses, compiled by the Batak Research Institute, Leiden, the Netherlands, with as respondents dutch local civil administrators and, officials, members of missionary congregationsof all denominations present in Batak country. Actual questionnaire is preceded by an introduction in which is referred to an inquiry about Islam in Batak country by G.K. Simon, previously published in:"Mededeelingen Nederlandsch ZSendelinggenootschap", 1908-[part 4]. Fuirther general information is supplied about Islam, its fundaments, morals and religious laws, followed byu 274 questions with responses. Very good partly unopened and untrimmed copy. Very rare.

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- GEMILANG 159: Missiology in Southeast Asia and Oceania (2015).
- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 54930

BATAVIA - CONCORDIA SOCIAL CLUB - Societeit Concordia. Programma der Feesten 4 Maart 1843-1893. (title on front wrapper)/Grand Fête de Nuit. (title on lower outer wrapper).
[Batavia], Sociëteit "Concordia", s.d. [....], 1893 Small 8°. (22.3x16.2cm.). Original coloured and illustrated lithographed front side and lower outer wrapper. Title in dutch on front side, title in french language on lower outer wrapper, both titles heightened with gold. Bal-masqué Programme, listing conditions of competition between attending guests and name of committee-member Mr. Baerveld, printed on verso of front side, music-programme by military brass-bands 13th. Bat. [Inf.] and Depôt Bat. [Inf./Batavia] printed on recte of lower outer side. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Official Programme, commemmorating the golden Jubilee of the Batavian Social Club "Concordia", 1843-1893. A Fancy Ball, with competition and prizes for a.o. the best Ladies' costume, best presentation, &c., starting 21.00 hrs., prize-winning announcement at 00.00 hrs. and démasqué at 00.30 hrs., music played by two Batavia located military Brass Bands. Programme printed and lithographed by Donker Bros., Soerabaia, Java. An amazing piece of nineteenth century dutch colonial Indonesian ephemeric piece. In very reasonable condition. Very rare. (illustrated wrappers still very clear and with fresh colouring, all corners a bit damaged by rodents, NOT touching coloured area or text, has been centre-folded, some soiling to blank margins).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 850.00

Book nr.: 45915

BATAVIA--SOERABAJA PLAN: [Plattegroend van] Btavia-Soerabaja. [Separated from an undisclosed publication].
S.I., s.n., [circa], 1935 Coloured double page paper map, [310x240mm.]. Title printed at top margin, key to both plans printed in centre.
Dutch language double-page plans of Batavia and Soerabaja, Java. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 56066

BATAVIA ARAK MAATSCHAPPIJ [Firma ZIMMT & ROOS]: ARAK-BRENNEREIEN: Batavia-Arak Maatschappij ZIMMT & ROOS [covertitle].
Amsterdam, Zimmt & Roos C.V., [....], 1901 Large 8°. Original Brochure, covertitle in partly bold type. [3]pp. of text in german. 2 captioned monochrome portraits representing the [sino-indonesian distillers of campany's brands Tjee Pang Kie (brand "K.W.T.") and Ong Phek Hong (brand "O.G.L.")], 4 captioned monochrome views of company's main distilleries, of which two in chinese architecural design, on verso of front side, further informative text in german.
Illustrated german language promotional brochure in which the establishment in 1901 and production of the Batavia-Arak Maatschappij is announced and promotioned. Very fine copy of this ephemeric publication.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 55014

BATAVIA CITY PLAN: Town Plan of Batavia.
S,.I., Survey Center Southeast Asia [H.Q.], 1945 Large monochrome plan of Batavia City, PHOTOCOPIED (as orig. publ.) on heavy limp paper. 1:23.300, 75x57cm. Extensive english language key to annotations printed in right margin, fairly large inset plan of Tandjong Priok harbour at upper right corner of map, further marginal references.
Large very detailed plan of Batavia City with harbour Tandjong Priok. Original PHOTOCOPY by command of Southwest Pacific Allied Headquarters at the end of the Pacific war, preparing an Allied Invasion of Java. Very good copy. Rare. (marginal tear skilfully restored).

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 54171

BATAVIA HARBOUR PROPOSALS - EENE ZEEHAVEN VOOR BATAVIA. Verzameling van officieele Bescheiden uitgegeven door de Kamer van Koophandel en Nijverheid te Batavia. WITH ANNEXE: Stukken over de geprojecteerde Havenwerken te Tandjong-Priok.
Batavia, H.M. van Dorp & Co., 1872 & 1876. 1872 2 vols. in 1.sm.8°. later qtr. cloth with marbled boards, orig. printed wrap. bound-up. Hftitle (verso blank). (xv), 422, (v); 48pp. some diagrammes & tabs. in text(estimates), fold. plan of the Road of Batavia at end.
Collected articles as published by the Batavian Chamber of Commerce and Trade, addressed to both colonial administration and the minister of colonies, being proposals for the construction of a real harbour for Batavia, with estimates of costs, in order to replace the ineficcient original Road of Batavia, near Onrust Island. The 2nd. part comments on the projected Tandjong-Priok Harbour. Mint copy. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
EUR 385.00

Book nr.: 37593

BATAVIA HOTEL DER NEDERLANDEN LUGGAGE LABEL: Hotel der Nederlanden, Batavia, Java. [Origineel hotel bagage sticker].
Batavia, Hotel der Nederlanden, ungedateerd [circa], 1948 Original multi-coloured Hotel luggage label, illusrating an indonesian scenery with at tail orange coloured bold type title :Hotel der Nederlandan, Batavia-Java. Dimension 125x100mm. On verso a memorandum in ink in ms. about clean clothing.
Nice original luggage label, NOT self-adhesive.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 54879

BATAVIA NEWSPAPER - EERSTE Bijvoegsel der Bataviasche Courant, Zaterdag den 31sten Mei 1823.
Batavia, Bataviasche Courant, 1823 Folio, triple folded. [4]pp. Some ads. on final page.
Odd issue, but FIRST supplement ever published, of this Batavia daily newspaper, started in 1816 at once a week, contined in 1828 as Javasche Courant, published trice a week, up till 1830 (dissolved). See for further information TERMORSHUIZEN, 'Journalisten', p.776 ff. (calls for a slightly different title). Reasonable surviving copy. Rare. (rather strong wear and tear to folds, where possible skilfully restored with acidfree clearview tape).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 325.00

Book nr.: 47745

BATAVIA SOCIAL CLUB "DE HARMONIE"- [F.R.J. VERHOEVEN], De Jonge Jaren van de Harmonie. [1815-1940]. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.I., s.n., [....], 1940 Large 8°., recent private cloth, gilded title on spine. Hftitle (verso with a poem]. 47pp. 2 full-page coloured plates featuring the premises and nearby buildings of the Batavia Social Club "De Harmonie" after original late nineteenth century lithographs, 2 facsims. after archivalia, together on 2 plates, extensive description to plates at very end, extensive footnotes at edn.
Dutch language publication, commemmorating the 65th anniversary of the famous Batavia Social Club, "De Harmonie". Very fine copy in recent private cloth. Scarce.

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- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 50386

BATAVIA SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - REGISTER op de Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap [Van Kunsten en Wetenschappen]Deel LVI (5e stuk) - LXI (1907-1919) en het Tijdschrift voor Indische Taal-,m Land- en Volkenkunde Deel LI-LVIII (1909-1919). [Original edition).
Weltevreden, "Papyrus", 1920 2 parts in one. Small 8°., original clothbacked printed boards. (iv), 81; 13pp. Chronology of publication, tables of contents and price-lists in dutch currency to both Journals, errata on verso of final page.
Dutch language register to two important Dutch East Indies' Journals: Royal Batavia Society of Arts and Science and Journal of Dutch East Indies' Journal of Linguistics-, Anthropology and Geography. Very good copy. (signature of previous owner at upper right corner of f.e.p.).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 51881

BATAVIA SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SCENCES REPORT - Verslag der Viering van het HONDERDJARIG BESTAAN VAN HET BATAVIAASCH GENOOTSCHAP van Kunsten en Wetenschappen op 1 Juni 1878. [Originele eerste uitgave; First original edition].
Batavia, Landsdrukkerij, 1878 Small 4°. Modern clothbacked contemporary marbled boards. 144, (1) pp. Appendices I-III, facsims. after archivalia including the music programme performed at "Willemskerk", Batavia text printed within a double barred typographical thin border.
Dutch language report of the festivities held at Batavia on the occasion of the centenary of the Batavia Society of Arts, Crafts and Sciences, 1778-1878. Good clean copy. Scarce. [spine recently clothbacked, some minimal wear to rims of covers}.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 52529
     

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