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A.M., The Story of the Willow Patterned Plate. [Fifth printing].
London, Adam & Charles Black, 1975 Small 8°. Original white coloured boards. Covertitle in bold blue type with a blue coloured willow patterned plate at top, repeated on lower outer cover and on ti.-p. 39pp. Some blue coloured illustrations in text featuring details of willow-patterns, blue coloured willow patterned plates on endpapers. WITH a small original english language illustrated booksurvey looseli inserted.
Small sized english language expert essay about chinese blue willow patterned plates, inroduced into england approx. 1880, incl. i.a. notes about its craft and and meaning. Very fine copy.

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EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 55403

ABEND, Hallettt, Treaty Ports. [A Rich Pageant of Life where East and West Agreed to Meet, subtitle on dustjacket]. First edition.
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1944 Small 8°., original cloth, dustjacket. (viii), 271pp. Full-page facsim. sketch-map, index, illustrated endpapers, table of contents. Nice lino-cut ex-libriis pasted on recte of f.e.p.
English language historical survey on the first ports of China opened to european and other foreign western powers, the so-called Treaty Ports, including descriptions on developing trade, opium- and slave-trade, further penetration of european missionaries, etc. Good to very good copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. (tiny nick to lower outer cover, dustjacket rather heavily frayed and chipped at spine-ends).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 51652

ABKHAZI, Peggy - S.W. JACKMAN (editor), "Enemy Subject". Life in a Japanese Internment Camp 1943-45. First U.K. edition.
Stroud, Alan Sutton, 1995 Original glossy limp wrappers. Covertitle with some coloured illustrations. 143pp. Monochrome frontispiece (portrait), captioned monochrome illustrations on 4 plates after author's drawings illustrating Camp sceneries and premises, both exterior and interior, appendix (Proclamations Japanese to keep order; Gendarmerie Control, Ban Property Transfer), table of contents, synopsis printed on lower outer cover, table of contents.
In defiance of Japanese orders author kept a detailed journal of camp life (in Japan occupied China, Shanghai). A true and authentic life story. Paperback edn. (as publ.). Very fine copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 53272

ADHYATMAN, S. & REDJEKI ARIFIN, Manik-Manik di Indonesia/Beads in Indonesia. 2nd.edn.
Jakarta, Djambatan, 1996 Square 8°. orig. glossy pict.coloured boards. (xvii),166pp. of bi-lingual text: indonesian/english. many col. ills., some plain diagrammes in text, bibliogr., col. sketch-maps printed on endpapers, table of contents.
One of the few monographs on the history, production and spread of beads across ancient and modern Indonesia, India,the eastern Mediterraneen,Chinese Han beads, incl. notes on their ceremonial value. Very fine copy, very difficult to locate.

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EUR 165.00

Book nr.: 45002

AGUS DARMAWAN T. - SUWANO WISETROTOM AND HUANG LIAOYUAN, Vanessa Art Link...Bringing Indonesia to the world and the world to Indonesia...Grand opening Exhibition Time & Signs.
Jakarta, Vanessa Art Link [Gallery], 2006 Large 8°., original coloured illustrated limp wrappers. 149pp. many coloured plates and illustrations in text, with captions in english, biogr. notes to exhibiting artists, introduction and prefaces in chinese and english, some coloured sponsoring adverts on last 2LL at very end, acknowledgements.
Lavishly illustrated and well-groomed exhibition catalogue commemmorating the Grand opening of "Vanessa Art Link" [Gallery], Jakarta, featuring modern indonesian, chinese and other southeast asian paintings, sculptures and objects. The FIRST catalogue published. Very fine copy.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 48679

ALEXANDER, R[ORBERTA] (et.al., contributors), Judge Dee; M. SCHREIBER, Japanese Mystery Fiction: Adaptation Gives Way to Originality; C. BARNETT, The Oriental in American Mystery Fiction: Mr. I.A. Moto of Japan, by John P. Marquad. [And 36 other contributions on subject matter]. Published in:"Mystery Readers Journal", Volume 22, Number 2.
Berkeley, MRJ, 2006 Original partly illustrated stiff wrappers. 78pp. Table of contents.
Annual publication with as subject-matter mystery fiction. This issue is entirely dedicated to "Murder in the Far East", e.g. China, Japan, Vietnam, with together 39 contributions, including an analysis of Judge Dee, main fugure and Chinese magistrate created (after historical facts) by Robert H. van Gulik. Very fine copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 48876

ALSTON, A.H.G. BRITISH MUSEUM NATURAL HISTORY), E. St. CLAIR-MORFORDSungei Siput, Perak, Malaysia), Original typed letter by A.H.G. Alston (British Museum Natural History) addressed to Mr. E. St. Clair-Morford, Sungei Siput, Perak, Malaya).
London, A.H.G. Alston, British Museum Natural History, 22nd. May, 1953 A-5 sized original typed letter, with original signature by sender, on official British Museum stationary, 19 lines, with enclosure of 2 dried specimen of Malayan ferns by recipient. In which recipient is encouraged by sender to collect specimen of Malay ferns of Perak State, advising which handbooks are best to be used, and send them to the Natural History Department, British Museum, London. WITH a double page Wedding invitation, 21,5x13cm. (total size 21x26.5 cm.). Frontside with chinese text (not transcribed), verso with english text and name of invitée in black pen: Mr. E.St. Clair-Morford (Sungei Siput, Perak], recte of lower outer side printed in chinese (NOT romanized), lower outer side with a red coloured design at top and a red "tjap" at tail, Entirely printed in bright red typography within bright red coloured wide top and tail margin borders. Together in an original stiff paper envelope addressed in black pen.
Wedding announcement requests the pleasure of the company of of Miss SOO CHOEK SUM, at a Reception on the occasion of the marriage of their elder Son KONG THOE to Dr. (Miss) CHIN TUCK KIN. At 4.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th June 1955. At the E. & O Hotel Penang. A very interesting piece of information about Sino-Malay Culture and Society life in Malaya. Very well preserved. (front cover of envelope a bit smudged by handling).

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- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 53318

AN TSJOENG-MIN & TSJOE HSIANG--TSJOEN; SO SE- TING HOENG (et.al.), Op het spoor van de misdaad; Brief uit Zuid-Vietnam; Lei Feng. [First dutch language edition translated from the Italian by Jenny Tuin; originally published in the Republic of China].
Amsterdam, Arbeiderspers, 1972 Square 8°., original stiff wrappers, coloured illustrated front cover in Chinese style, designed by Guus Roas. 148pp. 3 coloured chinese style hf.titles (bibliogr. data on versos), numerous black/white illustrations after drawings with text at tails. ["dE mAO-STRIPS"/Deel Twee].
Together 3 dutch language comic stories originating from the Republic of China, preceded by an introduction ny 'G.N.', being a note on the origin of the Chinese communist comics and a supplementary essay by Jean Cesneaux in which Comics from the Chinese Republic ara characterized as a counter cultural phenomenon. Very good copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 50265

ANNUAL REPORTS ROMAN CATHOLIC WORLD MISSIONARY LABOUR: Les Missions Catholiques: Bulletin Hebdomadaire de l'Oeuvre de la Propagation de la Foi. [Original editions].
Lyon-Paris [etc.], Bureaux de de l;Oeuvre de la Propagationb de la Foi/Challamel, 1868- STOCKED: YEAR 1868 (Volume 1, June-December) 1869; 1871; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1878; 1879; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 18892; 1893; 1894;1895; 1898;1899; 1900; 1902; 1903; 1905; 1907; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924;1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1936 and 1937. Tog. 50 vols. of the series. Large stout 8°. Various bindings (:cloth, clothbacked boards, original wrappers). Each vol. approx. 400pp. of text. Numerous captioned steel-engraved plates and illustrations, of which portraits of roman-cataloc missionary priests, sisters, ethnic acolytes, assisting ethnic laymen and women, croups of ethnic and conversed groups, examples of local primitive dweillings, missionary hospitals, churches, track-maps in text, name-lists of missionary brethern and sisters, indexes, registers, tables of contents.
French language missionary journal with as objective the spread of christian faith, e.g.: roman-catholic, outside the Western world. A true goldmine of information about the history and development of missionary labour by a variety of Roman catholic Congregations in Africa, Mainland Southeast Asia, China,l Japan, Insular Southeastasia (Indonesia, the Philippines, Ceylon, Malaysia, Singapore), Australia and amongst the Indians of North- and South America. Nice run of this famous magazine. Good set. MIND SHIPPING COSTS. (traces of use).

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EUR 4,750.00

Book nr.: 54674

ANTWERP WORLD EXHIBITION OFFICIAL GUIDE: Officieele Gids der Wereld-Tentoonstelling voor Koloniën, Zeevaart en Vlaamsche Kunst Antwerpen 1930. [Originele uitgave; Oridinal edition].
Brussel, "Mirax", 1930 Stout 8°. Original wrappers. Covertitle in bold black typography with a large coloured illustration in centre. 486pp. 3 captioned full-page monochrome portraits of the Belgian Royal Family, numerous captioned monochrome illustrations and plates of which featuring pavillions of competing countries, name-lists of committees of honour and executive members with captioned monochrome portraits, notes how to reach Antwerp, time table of Antwerp tramways, recommended walking tours through Antwerp, list of useful institutions and foremost hotels, alphabetical list of advertises and table of contents on pp. 447-482 loosely inserted at rear end, numerous partly illustrated advertism, data about exhibiting competitors, large coloured illustration on lower outer cover by the Amercan Petroleum Company.
Dutch language official guide to the Antwerp International Colonial, Maritime and Flemish Art Exhibition 1930 with minutely detaled data about competing exhibitors. Good to very good copy. (a little bit dog-eared).

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 53388

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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EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 48154

ARMSTRONG SPERRY, Bambu. [Cetakan Pertama; First edition].
Djakarta-Surabaia, Balai Buku Indonesia. [circa], 1950 Medium 8°. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Coloured frontcover with a large coloured illustration featuring a chinese boy amids bamboos, covertitle in hold capital monochrome type. (48)pp. Many illustrations in text, various dimensions up till full-page done in softtone red colour featuring means of transport, chinese tradition clothing, Junks, animals as tigers, chinese festival parades, etc.
Indonesian language booklet in which a vivid picture is painted about traditional klchinese life in China, incl. arcyhitecture, animals as tigers, festival cavalcades, daily life on behalf of chinese and indonesian children living in the Republic of Indonesia. Very fine and attractive publication with charming illustrations.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 56307

ASIAN ART MONTHLY MAGAZINE ORIENTATIONS ORIENTATIONS. The Monthly Magazine for collectors and connaisseurs of Oriental Art. [Original as published).
Hong Kong, Orientations Magazine, 1973- 1992 Large 8°, origiginal coloured illustrated limp glossy wrappers. Each part approx. 80pp. of expert contributions about all forms of antique Asian Arts and Crafts, each part with numerous captioned coloured illustrations featuring rare objects, announcements of upcoming art sales, coloured and illustrated trade advertism, editorials. Tog. in 172 parts as issued (excl. 4 duplicates) and for the greater part in their original boards slip-cases, each spine gilded text. STOCKED:
Vol. 4(`973): nos. 4 & 12; vol. 5(1974): no. 8; vol. 6(1975): no. 8; vol.7(1976): nos.1, 6-7, 9-11; vol. 8(1977): nos. 1-6/9-12; vol. 9(1978): nos. 2, 5, 8-9, 11-12; vol. 10(1979): nos. 1-2/4, 8-9 & 12; vol. 11(1980): complete; vol. 12(1981): nos. 1-10 & 12; vol. 13-14(1982-1983): complete; vol. 16-22(1985-1991): complete; vol. 23(1992): nos. 1-2/4, 5-6; Vol. 30-8 (October 1999); Vol. 31-6 (June 2000); Vol. 34-9 (November 2003, includes an illustrated contribution with as topic: Judge Dee and the vanishing Ming erotic colourprints.
English language monthly Asian Art Magazine with many expert contributions and comments to illustrations, which still is a goldmine of information on behalf of dealers and private collectors of all forms of Asian antique arts and craft objects from bygone days (China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Burma...). A very nice run in very good condition. Scarce.

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EUR 5,500.00

Book nr.: 55018

ASMARAMAN S. & KHOO PING HOO (1926-1994), Harta Karun Jenghis Khan. Cetakan Pertama [First edition].
Solo, GEMA, [circa], 1978 2 vols. Small 8°., original limp wrappers, front covers coloured and illustrated. 144, 143pp. Black/white illustrations after drawings by Yanes. This first edition NOT called-for in Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV (calls for a later and more expanded edition).
Indonesian language popularized story of Djenghis Khan on behalf of malay schinese. Pocket edition. (as originally publ.). Fine set. Scarce.

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 49549

ASMARAMAN S. & KHOO PING HOO (1926-1994), Siluman Guha Tengkorak. Cetakan Pertama [First edition].
Solo, GEMA, 1978 2 vols. Small 8°., original limp wrappers, frontcovers coloured and illustrated. 128, 138pp. Black/white illustrations after drawings by Sriwidjono.
Indonesian language popular adventure story. Pocket edition (as orig. publ.). Very good copy. Scarce.

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 49550

ASMARAMAN S. & KHO PING HOO, Dewi Maut. Orig. edn.
Soloc, "Gema", 1980-1981 tog. 32 parts. 12°. orig.pict.col. wraps. Each part 64pp. With many ills. after drawings by SRIWIDJONO & YANES. Stapled.
A popular chinese adventure-story (silat) as published for the Indonesian Chinese population. Fine set. Scarce.

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EUR 295.00

Book nr.: 37894

ASMARAMAN S. & KHO PING HOO, Pedang Asmara. Orig. edn.
Solo, "Gema", 1983-1984. tog. 27 parts. 12°. orig.pict.col. wraps. Each part 64pp. With many ills. after drawings by YANES & SUBAGYO. Stapled.
A popular chinese adventure-story (silat) as published for the Indonesian Chinese population. Fine set. Scarce.

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EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 37900

ASMARAMAN S. & KHO PING HOO, Suling Emas dan Naga Siluman. Orig. edn.
Solo, "Gema", 1983-1984 tog. 79 parts. 12°. orig.pict.col. wraps. Each part 64pp. With many ills. after drawings by YANES. Stapled.
A popular chinese adventure-story (silat) as published for the Indonesian Chinese population. Fine set. Scarce.

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EUR 340.00

Book nr.: 37901

BACKER, D., Buigend Riet. Dagboek van een krijgsgevangene in Japan en Mantsjoerije 1944-1945. Orig. edn.
Amsterdam/Antwerpen, L.J. Veen, 1995 Original stiff coloured and partly illustrated wrappers, designed by Jos Peters. 239pp. Full-p. plates, incl. some portrs., and a drawing by Colonel Bozuwa, 2 full-p. sketch-maps, author's concise C.V. with a portr. printed on lower outer wrap.
Diary by a dutch P.O.W., as kept in various japanese camps on Java, Malaysia, Burma, Japan (incl. a vivid description of the sea-voyage) and finally in Manchuria, Mukden. After his liberation author was sent to Morotai, colonial Indonesia, where he took command of some 30.000 japanese P.O.W. Paperback edn. (as orig. publ.). Very fine copy. Interesting.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 48108
     

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