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

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BAUM, Vicki [= Hedwig, 1888-1960], Liefde en Dood op Bali. Roman. [First dutch edition transl. after the orig. german by H.M.A. Ludolph-Van Everdingen].
Utrecht, De Haan, [....], 1938 Stout 8░., original coloured illustrated publ. cloth (a balinese scenery) designed by Lex Barten. 395pp., title-vignette, black/white illustrations in text and full page, occasional head-and-tail pieces, coloured illustrated endpapers all after drawings by Lex Barten in traditional Balinese art style.
Romantic novel set on Bali under dutch colonial administration, which includes notes on the so-called "Puputan" and the role of a chinese merchant. FIRST edition (translated into dutch). Very good copy. (front edge somewhat foxed, ow. a very clean and tight copy).

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- GEMILANG 158: FACT AND FICTION ON INDONESIA: Juveniles, Diaries & Novels related to The Dutch East Indies (2015).
- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 50750

BAUM, Vicki, Liebe und Tod auf Bali. [Erste Ausgabe, Exil; First edition].
Amsterdam, Querido, 1937 Small stout 8░., original limp blank wrappers, dustjacket. 532pp. Publ. list on inner backflap of dustjacket, other Vicki Baum titles by Querido publishers on lower outer dustjacket.
German language novel on Bali, Dutch East Indies, partly based on historic facts, including notes on the so-called "Puputan". Published in exile, "Exil Roman". (f.e.p. and ti.-p. heavily foxed, final page foxed, some other occasional and light foxing to margins throughout, ow. a tigt copy).

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 9,500.00

Book nr.: 51587

BAUMIER, Jean, La Route de Bandung. [1re Údition; First edition].
Paris, Les Editeurs Franšais RÚunis, 1956 Small 8░. Original glossy limp illustrated and coloured wrappers with covertitle in bold black type. 206pp. Captioned monochrome illustrations after photographs on 11 plates, featuring conference attendants, local bandung topography, double-page sketch-map at rear illustrating attending AFRO-ASIAN member countries, tootnotes, list of author's other publications on verso of french title, publ. list on lower outer cover, table of contents.
First french language edition of a report about proceedings of the Bandung Conference 1955, attending representatives of ASEAN member states, papers submitted and discussed. Good to very good copy. Paperback edn. (as orig.publ.). (some scattered unobtrusive library markings). The first large-scale Asian-African or Afro-Asian Conference -also known as the Bendung conference- was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, which took place on April 18-24, 1955 in Bandung, Indonesia. The twenty-five countries that participated represeted approx. 1.5 billion people living in twenty-five newly established states. The conference was organized by Indonesia, Pakistan, Burma, Ceylong (Sri Lanka) and India, coordinated by Roeslan Badulgani, secretary-general of Indonesian foreign affairs.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55522

BAVINCK, J.H., De Godsdienst van Java. [Eerste enige druk/first and only edition].
S.I., s.n., [circa], 1910 Small square 8░., original cyclostyled front wrapper, stapled. 28pp. of cyclostyled text. NOT called-for in library Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV.
Dutch language contribution, by a reformed dutch minister and professor of theology, to religions as practised on Java: animism, dynamism, hinduism and islam (on Java and Indonesia in general), pp.12-28, with as final part new directions in Islam, including i.a. note on Islam and the controversy with Christianity. Good copy. (some private marginal annotations and underlinings).

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 159: Missiology in Southeast Asia and Oceania (2015).
EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 48438

BAYE, Ch., Premiers voyages au Pays des Glaces.
Mons-Bruxelles, 1888 Large 8, richly gilt decorated red cloth binding (faded on spine), a.e.g., frontisp., numerous steel-engraved text-ills., some sketch-maps & a large folded coloured map at end of vol. Transl. of: "F. VON HELLWALD, Au P˘le Nord. Voyages aux Pays des Glaces..."
Fine copy. (corners somewh. bumped, top & bottom of spine somewh. damaged but all in all an attractive copy.)

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 10498

BEAKIN, CHR. - R. JONES & N. PHILLIPS(comp.), Indonesian reading list. A provisional reading list for courses in Indonesian and Malay studies for Internal and External students. 3d. edn. revised & enlarged by E.U. Kratz.
London, 1978 sm. 4░. wraps. 75pp.

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 36807

BEAN, R. Bennett, Filipino Types: Manila Students, an Attempt to Classify the Littoral Population of Luzon and Adjacent Islands.From:"The Anatomical Laboratory, Philippine Medical School, Manila, P. I.".
Manila, s.d.[circa], 1910 large 8░. clothbacked marbled boards. pp.[263]-472. ills. on 33 plates o.o.t. with captions, num. tabs. in text, full-p. & extd.
An important review of Philippine anthropology, incl. types from the Sulu-region. Rare.(ex-libris pasted inside upper boards, 1st blank somewh. foxed).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 9502

BEAUFORT, L.F. DE Zo÷geographie van den Indischen Archipel.
Haarlem, 1926 Small 8░, boards, 202pp., folded map. ["VUB", No. 35].
Pp. 23-69 deal with the zo÷-geography of Borneo.

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EUR 10.00

Book nr.: 959

BEAUVOIR (Le Comte de) Java, Siam, Canton. Voyage autour du Monde. [original edition/Úditon originale].
Paris, Plon, 1870 Small 8░., original printed wrappers. Hfitle(verso with copyright), 451pp. Frontispiece (extending), with 12 engraved plates, of which 2 extending, engraved after photographs, with tussue-guards preserved, large fold coloured map of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, engraved by Erhard, extensive footnotes, table of contents, list of plates, publ. list on lower outer wrapper. Plates engraved by Deschamps after photographs. This first edition NOT called-for in holdings of Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV. (calls for a reprint of 1992 only, erreneously stating first edition has been published 1902 by Librairie Plon, Paris).
Plates mainly illustrates ceremonial festivities and local rulers in traditional dress. Good copy in original printed publ. wrappers, untrimmed. An excellen description of the region visited, incl. i.a. notes on local rulers and population, ceremonies and customs, religion, &c.(First quiry ahs been looseling but skilfully refixed, lower outer wrapper also refixed, verso of front wrapper a bit foxed, NO further foxing to interior as usually is).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 47436

BECCARI, O. Wanderings in the Great Forests of Borneo. Travels and Researches of a Naturalist in Sarawak. Transl. fr. the original Italian by E.H. Giglioli. Revised & edited by F.H.H. Guillemard. First english language edn.
London, Archibald Constable & Co., 1904 Orig. cloth, large gilt vignette tooled on front boards, spine title blocked in gilt, (xxiv), 424pp. Frontisp., 61 ills. & plates, 3 extending maps, appendix, index.
Account of a zoologist, extensively travelling through Sarawak; apart from extensive descriptions of the flora & fauna of Sarawak, the author also describes in extenso various other aspects of the country. A fine uncut copy of a classical work. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 165: BORNEO (Brunei-Kalimantan-Sabah-Sarawak) (2015
- GEMILANG 161: The Malay Peninusula.(2015).
EUR 1,250.00

Book nr.: 960

BECCARI, O. Wanderings in the Great Forests of Borneo. [Travels and Researches of a Naturalist in Sarawak]. Reprint after the original english translation 1904. With an Introduction by the Earl of Cranbrook.
Singapore-Oxford-New York, Singapore University Press, 1989 Small stout 8░. Original glossy limp wrappers. Front cover with a coloured facsim. illustration, and covertitle in bold black type. (xxiv), 346pp. Captioned monochrome facsim. plate, many captioned monochrome facsim. plates and illustrations in text, index, publ. list at rear end, table of contents.
Reprint edition of this famous late nineteenth century travel account by a zoologist of italian ancestry who travelled extensively through Sarawak; flora and fauna, climate and inhabitants, cusoms and traditions, etc. Paperback edition (as published). Good copy.

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 56041

BECKING, J.H., Henri Jacob Victor Sody (1892-1959). His life and work, Biographical and Bibliographical Study. [First edition].
Leiden-New York-K÷benhavn-K÷ln, E.J. Brill, 1989 8░. Original cloth, Covertitle in bold brown type, repeated on spine. Dustjacket. (viii), 272pp. 1 captioned coloured plate, captioned monochrome illustrations on 8 plates, for the greater part featuring bird species, some diagrams in text, indexes I-VIII, table of contents.
English language scholarly biography-bibliography about the emonent mammalogist Han J.V. Sodey of the Asian Region, who also nade valuable contributions to to the general natural history of the former Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. In his papers Sody describes 138 new mammal forms (species and subspecies) and proposing 14 new generic names for Asiatic Muridae. This is the first scholarly comprehensic survey of Sody's life and scientitic work, filling the gap between scattered essays by other authors. Very fine copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. Scarce.

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55876

BECKING, Joh.H., De Djaticultuur op Java. Een vergelijkend onderzoek naar de uitkomsten van verschillende verjongingmethoden van den Djati op Java. Orig. thesis. [Wageningen university].
Wageningen, 1928 Wraps., (xiv), 304pp., many tables in text & full-p., 6 folded sketch-maps o.o.t., bibliography.
Comparative study into various methods rejuvenation of Djati-forests on Java, in order to improve quality and economic logging.

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 962

BEEBE, William, Pheasant Jungles. [First and only edition].
London, H.F. & G. Witherby, [....], 1927 8░. Orig. publ. cloth. Large gilded rectangular title label on front cover, gilded title on spine. (xiii), 248pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, many captioned monochrome illustrations on 22 plates after author's photographs, featuring a group of Tamils and Cingalese individuals, screet-sceneries and local transport, Vipers and Vultures of India, Darjeeling and its snowy mountainrange, Indian Coolies, however foremost featuring Jungle pictures, domestic animals, and local indivuals from Burma, both men and women, tribesmen, Caves,landscapes and vegetation of Pahang, Jungle trails, Rest-houe of Pahang, author's House-boat on Jelai river, Kelantan, view of Ballegh\\eh-river Sarawak, a Dyak-chief, some other dyaks and a groupo of wives of a Dyak chief in front of a house, etc. index, list of illustrations, coloured endpapers illustrating Jungle views, table of contents.
English language narrative by the director of Tropical Research of the New York Zoological Society, being a rather detiled report of his tour and observations from Niagra Falls through Egypt, Northern Burma, India to the innermost Jungle of Malaya, Pahang, Kelantan and Sarawak which includes scholarly notes about flora, fauna and local ethnic indivuduals, both men and women. Very fine crisp, untrimmed and clean copy in orig. publ. cloth. Rare.

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 55732

BEEK, A. VAN, Life in the Javanese Kraton. [First edition].
Singapore-Oxford-New York, Oxford University Press, 1990 Small 8░., original coloured illustrated glazed boards. 95pp. Captioned coloured illustrations on 9 plates, captioned monochrome illustrations in text after old photographs, full page plan of Yogyakarta Kraton, table of locations mentioned in text, double page plans of Yogyakarta and Surakarta (Solo) Kratons with keys on endpapers, select bibliography, index, table of contents.
English language comparative introduction to Kratons (Palaces) of Yogyakarta and Surakarta (Solo) Principalities, Java, e.g. history, tradition, festivals and ceremonies, court life. Very fine copy.

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EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 50853
     

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