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

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BELO, J., Bali: Rangda and Barong. First edn.
New York, 1949 sm. 8°. orig. cloth. [4], 59pp. frontisp., ills. after field-photos. on 6 plates o.o.t., with short captions, bibliogr., list of plates, 4 text-figs., publ. list. "Monographs of the American Ethnological Society (ed. by M.W. Smith), XVI".
An excellent study, still of great value & importance. Scarce.

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- GEMILANG 184: Bali and Lombok (2014)
EUR 170.00

Book nr.: 12678

BELSHAW, H. & MEMBERS OTAGO BRANCH M.Z.I.I.A., "Colonialism" in Southeast Asia. Some Social Aspects of economic development in underdeveloped countries in Asia. [First edition].
Wellington, N.Z. Institute of International affairs, 1954 Large 8°. Original wrappers, stapled. Cyclostyled covertitle. 31pp. of cyclostyled text. Some comparative tables in text, table of contents. ["New Zealand Papers", Nos. 1-2].
These papers were prepared for the second annual conference of the New Zealand Institute, Wellington, August 1954, and for the 12th conference of the Instiute of Pacific Relations, Kyoto, September 1954. Still of retrospective interest. Good copy. (a little bit dog-earedsmall unobtrusive white library ticket on front cover0.

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55587

BELSHAW, H. (Research Secretary, Preface, Security in the Pacific. A Preliminary report of the Ninth Conference of the Instiute of Pacific Relations, Hot Springs, Virginia January 6-171945. [First edition].
New York, International Secretariat Institute of Pacific Relations, 1945 8°. Original bi-coloured wrappers, covertile in bold white type. (xii), 169pp. Appendices, index, table of contents, publ. list on lower outer cover.
English language compilation of scholarly discussion papers submitted to this preliminary conference about "the Mastery of the Pacific, or better its future after Japan's surrender"0< e.g. The future of Japan, Economic recovery and progress in Pacific Countries (discussion), Collective Security (Saements), Concluding statements. Good copy. (small ticket on front cover).

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- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55450

BEMMELEN, J.F. VAN, & G. B. HOOYER, Reisgids voor Nederlandsch-Indië. Samengesteld op uitnoodiging der Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij. Herzien door J.F. Niermeijer. [Revised edition by J.F. Niemeijer].
Amsterdam, De Bussy, 1906 Stout 8°. Original coloured lithographed and illustrated limp publ. wrappers, designed by Gust van de Wall Perné. Frontcover title in boled yellow coloured type printed within a coloured picture illustrating the bow of a [K.P.M.] Ocean liner and some small sailing-vessels. (viii), 262pp. [34]pp. of annexe, listing in dutch currency Passenger-tariffs, 1st-4th class cabins at rear end. LXXVIIpp. of partly illustrated sponsoring ads. Captioned monochrome frontispiece illustrating Weltevreden K.P.M. Office, many captioned small plhoto illustrations in text illustrating indonesian ethnic types, places and monuments to visit, environmental locations,coloured lithograplhed extending map with legenda illustrating a section of Padang Highlands, 3 coloured lithographed city plans with extensive legenda illustrating Batavia (extending), Semarang & Soerabaia, coloured lithographed plan with legenda illustrating Bogor Botanical Garden (Buitenzorg), full-p. monochrome plan illustrating Tengger Volcano crater, double-p. plan illustratingSummit and Caldere of Gedeh-volcano, name-list of K.P.M. fleet which includes concise technical specifications on 2 unnumbered leaves, Company's concise information about transport and other regulations, concise genral time-table, departures and arrivals, commercial information about some life-insurance companies printed on lower outer cover..
Dutch language lavishly illustrated Passenger and travellr's guide to public services by Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, called in dutch Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (K.P.M.), her freight and passenger services in Indonesian waters, also including connections with Singapore, Malaysia and Austrtalia. Still important information is suplplied about tourism and travel from bygones in the Dutch East Indies Archipelago. (Covers rather heavily freyed, soiled and ull, dog-eared, contents clean).

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- GEMILANG 132: Maritime History, Shipping and Tourism (2015).
EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 56433

BEMMELEN, R.W. VAN, De Vulkanen op Java. [Eerste druk/First edn.].
Batavia-Amsterdam-Surabaia, Moderne Boekhandel Indonesia, undated. undated. [circa], 1950 Small oblong 8°. orig. limp wrappers, stapled. Title and coloured illustrations on both sides after paintings by L.J. Eland. [28]pp. of text and many coloured ills., of which full-page, 1 coloured centre-fold. plate, all after watercolours and drawings by L.J. Eland, small col. sketch-map in text, publ. series-list and logo printed inside front wrapper. ["Badjing Boeken voor de Jeugd", 5].
Informs both dutch and indonesian youths on volcanoes and volcanism on Java, including a chapter on the eruption of Krakatau, 1883 and the subsequent birth of a new Island, "Anak Krakatau". Well illustrated and documented. Good copy. (some light signs of use to corners of wrappers).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 46864

BENCOOLEN.PUBLIC GOLD-AND SILVERM INING ANNUAL EXPLOITATION REPORT - Jaarverslag der Gouvernements GOUD- EN ZILVER-MIJNEN in BENKOELEN over het jaar 1925.
Weltevreden, Landsdrukkerij, 1926 small 4°. original printed wrapers. Stapled. 16pp. of introduction, followed by a profit- and loss account and a table on verso on 3pp.["Departement van Gouvernementsbedrijven in Nederlandsch-Indië].
Dutch language Annual financial report evaluating exploitation fugures, exports, wages, incl. a balance at rear. Supplies interesting information about Gold- and Silver Mining at Bencoolen District, Sukatra, Dutch East Indies. Well preserved copy. (wrappers frayed in places, some minimal dog-earing).

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- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 55419

BENDA, Harry J., The Crescent and the rising Sun. Indonesian Islam under the Japanese Occupation 1942-1945. [First edition].
The Hague-Bandung, Van Hoeve, 1958 Small stout 8°., original cloth, dustjacket. (xv), 320pp. Footnotes (references), bibliography, index, table of contents.
The first systematic political history of Indonesian Islam under japanese occupation during the Pacific war 1942-1945. Very good copy. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 153: ISLAM IN Southeast Asia (2014).
EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 8862

BENDA, Harry J., The Crescent and the rising Sun. Indonesian Islam under the Japanese Occupation 1942-1945. [Reprinted after the First edition].
Dordrecht-Cinnamonson (NJ), Van Hoeve, Foris Publications, 1983 Small stout 8°., original limp wrappers. (xiv), 320pp. Footnotes (references), bibliography, index, table of contents.
An excellen scholarly inquiry into the political history of Indonesian Islam. Paperback edition (as publ.). Fine copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 52250

BENESCH, O. (Introd..)lk]9000000000000000000, Die Spätmeister des japanischen Holzschnitts. Sharaka, Hokusai, Hiroshige.
Wien, Lorenz, s.n.[circa], 1960 sm.slim 4°. orig. black lettered grey cloth, pict.col. dustjacket. XXIIIpp. of introd. text and explanation to plates, 52 mainly coloured and tipped-in plates with captions printed at tails.
Supplies a nice pictorial review of the work of these three japanese masters. Very good copy. (dj. with some light occas.fraying to extremities).

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 39698

BENJAMINS, H.D., J. BOEKE, B. DE GAAY FORTMAN, Joh. F. SNELLEMAN [et.al., editors), De West-Indische Gids. [Originele Uitgave; Original edution].
Amsterdam-'s-Gravenhage, [s.n.]/Nijhoff, 1900- 1956 STOCKED: Volume I (1900)-3; 5-6; 8-9; 11 (1929)-12; 14; 16 (1933-35)-25 (1943); 27 (1946)-31 (1950); 33 (1952)-33-34 and 37 (1956). Tog. 28 vols. Large stout 8°. Original publ. cloth, gilded title on spine, gilded publ. vignette on front boards. ADDED: Register op de Jaargangen XXVI-xxxix, 1944-1959. First edition. 's-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1964. Large 8°. Original limp wrappers. 91pp. Table of contents. CONTINUED AS: Nieuwe West-Indische Gids. : Volume 40 Nrs. 2-3 (1960); 41-1; 42-1, 2, 3;43-1, 2, 3; 44-1, 2, 3; 45-1, 2, 3; 46-1, 2, 3; 47-2, 3;48-1 (1971). Tog. 20 parts. Large 8°. Original printed wrappers. publ. 's-Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff.
Nice run of this important dutch language journal with as topic the [former] dutch territory of the West-Indies which supplies scholarly information about cultural heritage, literature, arts and crafs, anthropology, history, language, linguistics, dialects, society (both european and indigenous). . Rare Set. Can be considered as FIRST SERIES, merged with "Vox Guyanae"and "Christoffel after 1960; Continued as "Nieuwe West-Indische Gids".

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 4,500.00

Book nr.: 54398

BENSCHOP KOOLHOVEN, W.C., Geology of Gandoel-Hill near Borobudur (Central Java). [Eerste druk; First edition].
Bandoeng, Vorkink, 1929 Small 8°., original printed wrappers, stapled. 6pp. Captioned monochrome plate, geological sketch-map of Gunung Gandoel with legenda printed on verso of plate, some tables in text. ["Fourth Pacific Science Gongress Java 1929", Excursion D 1].
English language excursion guide distributed amongst participating scholars attending the Fourth Pacific Science Congress Java 1929. Good copy.

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- GEMILANG 142: JAVA & THE JAVANESE (2014).
- GEMILANG 189: EarthScience: Earthquakes, Geology, Volcanology (2014)
EUR 10.00

Book nr.: 51797
     

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