GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).

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O[RSOY] DE FLINES, E.W. VAN, De Keramische Verzameling [van het Koninklijk Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen]. Offpr.fr.:"Jaarboek Batav.Genootschap", 1938.
Bandoeng, Nix, 1938 sm.8°. orig. wraps. 8pp. 8 ills. on 2 plates with extensive captions in dutch.
Essay, describing new facts about non-Indonesian Ceramics(i.e. Chinese & Japanese) in the Batavian Collection, and some recent important acquisitions, as present in the Museum of the Royal Batavian Society of Arts & Sciences. Very good copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 39086

OCEANIC AUSTRALIAN STAMP CO. (compilor/publisher), Japan's Pacific Occupation: An illustrated, priced and descriptive catalogue of the Postage Stamp issues during 1942-1945 by Japan. Brunei, Burma, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaya, North Borneo, Philippines and Sarawak. [First edition].
Kilkenny, South Australia, Oceanian Australian Stamp Co., [circa], 1948 Small 8°. Original printed wrappers, staplexd. 24pp. Monochrome illustrations of postage stamps in text, sale prices in australian currency, conditions of sale printed on verso of title page, preface by H.N. Eustis.
The first comprehensive [sale] catalogue listing the postage stamp issues by Japan during the years 1942-1945 of the British possessions and including The Philippines and the Dutch East Indies. Good copy. Rare. (number marked in black felt-pen on front cover and ti.-p.).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 53428

ODIN, U., Peintures chinoises et japonaises de la collection Ulrich Odin. Introd. & footnotes by U. Odin, preface by M.S. Lévi.
Paris et Bruxelles, Van Oest, 1929 large 4°. orig. blind wraps, with orig. lettered & illustr. white dj. (vii), 63pp. of text. Num. ills. on tog. 64 fine plates o.o.t., with extensive descr. on facing pp, list of plates at end. "ARS ASIATICA, XIV".
A fine uncut copy in its orig. wrappers and dustjacket. Scarce.

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EUR 660.00

Book nr.: 12653

OLSCHAK, B. Chr., Perlen alttibetischer Literatur. Eine kleine Anthologie. First edn.
Basel-Stuttgart, 1967 sm. 8°. Thin blank wraps, dustjacet. 191pp. many ills, of which full-p., being drawings after old Tibetan Tanka's, 1 double-p. and 1 full-p. sketch-map, notes, references, register of tibetan names and Sanskrit words at very end.
Anthology of ancient Tibetan literature. A very fine copy.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 40852

OOSTKAMP, J.A., De Merkwaardigste Nederlandsche Zeereizen, sedert den Jare 1594. Voor de Vaderlandsche Jeugd. Vol. I (of 2).
Amsterdam en Leeuwarden, Beijerinck/Suringar, [....], 1825 sm.8°. recent clothbacked old boards, new endpapers. (ii), (xviii), 224, [2]pp.(list of contents). engraved title-vignette (a ship under full sail), an original professional drawing on verso of ti.-p., 4 ills. on 2 engraved plates, 1 fold. engraved plate being a view on Ternate, colonial Indonesia, with its volcano. BUUR, I.J., 0001.
In his preface and introduction author states that this compilation of dutch sea-voyages are truthfully retold without the usual lies and exaggerations, in order to educate and interest dutch youths in the history of dutch sea-voyages and discoveries. The first part deals with subsequent voyages by [Willem] Barentsz. and Heemskerk to Norway, Russia, incl. the stay of the dutch on Nova Zembla, and to Cathay, China and Tartary; the second part describes sea-voyages to the East[Indies} by a.o. Jan Janszoon Molenaar, Jacob van Neck and Wijbrand van Warwijck, ending with the first circumnavigation by Olivier van Noort en Jacob van Ilpendam. Although this is vol. I of II, still of great rarity. The copy present in KITLV-library lacks all the plates. Good copy. (some occas. marginal soiling, but all in all a very reasonable to good copy).

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EUR 675.00

Book nr.: 40937

OTTERLOO, A. VAN, China. Beschreven naar de nieuwste bronnen. [eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, Kraay Bros., 1861 Stout 8°., later original qtr. clothbacked marbled boards, gilded title on spine. [3], 392pp. Captioned steelengraved frontispiece, engraved illustration on ti.-p., 23 captioned steelengraved plates mainly featuring topographical views of China, doible-page coloured lithographed map of China at rear end, footnotes/refernces, list of plates, table of contents. ["Vreemde Landen en Volken", vol. III].
Rather detailed dutch language description of China: agrogeology and agriculture, history of the Manchu dynasty, Government and Legislation, the chinese and domestic life, the imperial mountain palace, Tientsin, Nanking, Canton, European tradingposts, Hongkong, MacaoSwatow, Amoy, the second Chinese War, the Chinese Rebellion, etc. Good to very good copy. (some occasional marginal foxing to plates, ti.-jp. a bit foxed, ow a good and clean copy in a nice binding).

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EUR 375.00

Book nr.: 53199

P'OE SONG LING [PU SOENGLING, 1640-1715], ` De wonderlijke verhalen van een Chinees. [First dutch language edition, edited from the original chinese text by Ferdinand Langen, pseud. of Egbertus Pannekoek].
Amsterdam, De Bezige Bij, [....], 1947 9°. Original publ. cloth. Frontcover with gilded title, repeated on spine. Ti.=p. printed in black and blue type with blue coloured circular device at tail. Hftitle (vers blank). Dustjacket. 175pp. Blue coloured frontispiece (after an original chinese painting), 19 full-page monochrome plates in chinese style and some monochrome illustrations in text, after undisclosed artists, table of contents, colophon.
Collection of chinese mid-seventeenth century tales by P'oe Soeng-Ling, a chinese author living in poor circumstances. His tales have been writtin in occasional tender and loving but also cruel tendencies. This edition has been compiled after modern translations and sources by Herbert A. Giles, H. Cordier, Martin Buber, Wilhelm Grube, C. F. R. Allen, et.al. A very nice copy in orig. publ. cloth, WITH DUSTJACKET. (top of dustjacket a bit frayed).

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 56094

PANIKKAR, K.M., Asia and Western Dominance. A survey of the Vasco da Gama Epoch of Asian History. [Sixth impression].
London, George Allen & Unwin, 1965 Stout 8°. Original limp wrappers. Covertitle in bold red coloured capital type, facsim. illustration at tail. 350pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece after an old engraving: The arrival of the Cive-Roy John de Castro in India, captioned monochrome pictures on 8 photoplates after old engravings illustrating portraits of Asian rulers (China, India), western ships, topographical views and environmental sceneries, 2 extensively captioned full-page monochrome portraits illustrating Father M. Ricci and Adam Schall, 3 extending monochrome charts with legenda illustrating european influence in Asia 1900, Asia and the Far East since 1950 and Asia and the Far East in 1610, references, index, publ. list and author's title list at rear end, table of contents.
English language scholarly historic survey and investigation into the european discovery of Asia and its consquences, e.g. India, Japan, China and Insular Southeast Asia, which includes a detailed account of european missionary labour and its effects and aftermath, development of global connections, trade, economics and politicsOriental infouences on Europe, cultural development, . Good to very good copy. (SOME SCHOLARLY MARGINAL ANNOTATIONS AT END OF VOLUME).

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- GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 56666

PAOSIKIN, Kamus Indonesia-Tionghoa: Disusun oléh Paosikin. [First edition].
S.I., Pustaka Timur, [circa], 1950 Small 8S. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Covertitle with red coloured oval 'tjap'. [8]pp. preface, introduction in chinese script only), 382, [2]pp. (in chinese script).
Indonesian-chinese glossary which includes dutch loan-wors-chinese. Indonesian translated into chinese script. Good copy. A rare glossary. (top of spine damaged, superficial puncture to front cover and both f.e.po's, a bit dog-eared).

EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 53035

PARIS INTERNATIONAL COLONIAL EXHIBITION - [La] Riziculture en Indochine.
Hanoi, Impr. d'Extrême Orient, 1931 large 8°. orig. printed wraps. 44pp. 5 plates, many tabs. and graphs in text and full-p. of which some coloured, full-p. sketch-map, 4 large fold. col. maps all with legenda, list of contents. ["Exposition Coloniale Internationale", Paris, 1931, Section Économique, "Inspection générale de l'Agriculture de l'Elevage et des Forêts"].
Report as submitted to the general international Fair-commission on the present state of Rice-cultivation and production in french Indo-china, incl. recommendations for improvement and expansion. Plates depict. Indo-chinese peasant's activities on rice-fields, maps depict. the spread of rice-cultivation across Indo-china, and 2 census-maps. Good copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 40511

PARIS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION 1937 - [An Album with private original photographs].
S.I., s.n. [Private copy], 1937 Oblong 8°. (32x22cm.). Original cloth with original double cottong string trhough spine, locked by an original stiff cloth strap laced with brown leather acting as a lock to the album at front boards, and the word PARIS in bold gilded type at upper left corner of front cover. Album, 23 black limp leaves with together 63 original black/white photographs tipped-in, with dutch language captions in Ms. in white ink in a very neat hand, of which 11 featuring Pavillions of competing nations, all leaves with original tissue guards preserved. Photos measuring 9x6.5 and 9x6cm. Final leave with 9 original Subway tickets ("Metropolitan"), 1 large admission ticket to "Casino de Paris", 1 large admission ticket to Exhibition grounds and some smaller tickets pasted in.
A private Souvenir Album with excellent original photographs, taken during a visit to the Paris Universal International Exhibition 1937, taken between 23 September-1 October 1937, featuring the topography of Paris (buildings, bridges across Seine river, Royal Gardens, Churches, etc., PLUS eleven original photographs representing Pavillions of competing nations, e.g. Portugal, Austria, Germany, England, United States, Luxembourg, Norway, Belgium, Hungary, Russia, Yougoslavia and Italy. Photographs of professional quality. Very fine copy. (1 photograph at ail of final leave, likely to be a group-portrait of visitors has been taken-out ).

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EUR 350.00

Book nr.: 49122

PARISIAN MUSIC-HALL & CABARET - Line Renaud. Casino de Paris, Plaisirs. Super-production de Henri Varna. Revue à Grand Spectacle en 2 actes et 45 tableaux...
Paris, s.n., 1950 sm. 8°. orig. pict. col. wraps. [46]pp. of text and num. ills., 1 double-spread plate depict. the "Tableau de la Troupe", many illustrated advertism.
Ills. depict. actresses & dances in their fantastic cosumes and in various stages of dress & underess. A beautifully executed programme, lavishly illustrated of the "Casino de Paris"in the fifties. MINT copy, printed on glossy paper.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 12736

PATIJN, C.L., De Geschiedenis der Japansche Penetratie in Mantsjoerije als Volkenrechtelijk Probleem. Orig. thesis [Amsterdam university].
Amsterdam, "Paris", 1937 orig. wraps. (ix), 221pp. sketch-map.
Dutch language judicial inquiry into the Japanese military Penetration in Manchuria, assessed towards International Law. Scarce.

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 8118

PAUL BRANDT AUCTION SALE CATALOGUE: The fascinating world of Asiatic art: Exotic beauty of Chinese and Japanese civilisation , primitive art from the tropical jungles of Africa-India-Thibet-Indonesia-America-Egypt. [Original catalogue].
Amsterdam, Paul Brandt, May 1968 Small 4°. Original coloured and illustrated wrappers with bold white type covertitle. 65pp. Numerouw monochrome illustrations with reference numbers on 27 unnumbered pp., incl. inside lower outer cover, at rear end, no estimates given, conditions of sale.
Dutch language Euction Sale Catalogue, Primitive Art, 1622 lots with descriptive text. Good copy. (a little bit dog-eared).

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EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 53623

PEELEN, G.J., Delistraat. Roman uit de Chineezenwijk van Katendrecht.
Kampen, Kok, [circa], 1939 Medium 8°. Original yellow publ. cloth. Covertitle in red coloured bold type with an illustration at tail, title on spine. 191pp. Explanation of [chinese] terms and expressions printed at tail margins, list of dramatis personae, author's explanatory note and references. NEITHER called-for in holdings Royal Dutch Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology KITLV, NOR in Royal Dutch Library, KB.
Dutch language novel based upon factual information by which a detailed description is given about the close-knit immigrant chinese society living in Katendrecht discrict, Rotterdam City. A very interesting and underestimated work. (first ever scientitic research about this minority was published in 1936 by F. van Heek). Very fine crisp copy.

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 54228

PÉLISSIER, ROGER, Le troisième Géant: La Chine. [Edition originale; First edition].
Paris, Lespresses de France, 1965- 1966 4 vols. 4°. Original cloth. Large black figure of a dragon in relief, gilded background, tooled on all front covers, title on all spines, ti.-p.'s printed in red and black type. 349, 349, 349, 347pp. 4 coloured frontispieces, numerouys captioned coloured and monochrome plates and illustrations in text, coloured extending maps with legenda, comparative data in text and full-page, references, bibliographies, indexes, coloured decorative endpapers, tables of contents.
French language multi-disciplinary survey of imperial and modern China. Very good set. MIND SHIPPING FEES.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 56557

PELRAS, C[hristian], Contribution À la Géographie et À l'Ethnographie du Métier à Tisser en Indonésie.
S.L. [Paris], Librairie Klincksieck, s.d. [circa], 1972 large 8°. Orig. thin paper wrappers, illustration of a primitive loom on front side. pp.[81] - 97. With 9 rather large ills. in text of primitive looms & rollers, 4 sketch-maps in text, extensive footnotes. ADDED: a 17-line comment on the article by Pelras in Ms., on a A-4 sized leave, on recte only, by Mrs. Dr. Rita Bolland, a dutch expert in the field. ["Langues et Techniques Nature et Société, II: Approche ethnologique, approche Naturaliste", edited by JacquelineM.C. Thomas et Lucien Bernot, Extract].
A scientific essay, researching into the history, sources, and development of Indonesian primitive looms, incl. the effect of influences of foreign Asiatic countries as China. With some technical remarks in Ms. in margins and between the lines by Dr. Rita Bolland, a dutch expert in the field. Copy from the library of Dr. Rita Bolland, her name in Ms. in upper right corner of front wrapper, with her annotation in Ms. inside front cover: "ontvangen 9 Mei 1972"(received 9th May 1972). Rare. (some small spots on front wrapper, contents good to very good).

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 45408

PEPPELINKHUIZEN, C. - FRANS HAKS (et.al., contributors). Celestial Art. Original edition.
S.I. [Amsterdam], s.n., 1997 Folio, original cloth, title in bold black type on front boards and spine, dustjacket. 30pp. of preface, introduction and general descriptive text in english wit coloured illustrations in text and on some plates, numerous very fine coloured plates, illustrations on plates, also illustrating original chinese opera costumes from the 1930s, with 3 leaves being original chinese paper samplers, acknowledgements.
A beautiful illustrated review which is a diverse response to a body of Chinese Art collected [by Leo Haks] in Singapore in the 1970s and '80s, a type of art that had been ignored as such. Plates illustrate fine chinese paper costumes. A very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 162: SINGAPORE: "The Lion City" (2014).
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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 47784

PHILATELISM - TAIHU BASIN AUTHORITY MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES [Editing supervisors], The Taihu Basin and the River catchmentsin the southeast (sic!) part of China...[First edition].
Shanghai, Shanghai Philatelic Corp. [circa], 2000 Large square 8°., original coloured and illustrated boards in chinese art design, in a matching boards box. 11 limp heavy cardboard leaves printed on both sides, bi-lingual text in english and chinese. Many coloured illustrations after photographs, chinese paintings and drawings, sketch map of the area described AND many original and unused chinese stamps loosely inserted under clearview plastic sheets, includes a first-day envelope at rear end of album.
English-chinese language philatelic tribute to massive waterworks and management of Taihu Basin and river catchments in Southeastern China, covering the area of Jiangsu Province, Zehjiang Orovince, Shanghai area with many origanal pristine chinese stamps, singles, blocks and a first-day envelope inserted, lovely illustrated. Published by the Shanghai Philatelic Corpiration by command of Taihu Basin Authority, Ministry of Waterresources, People's Republic of China. MINT copy in its oridinal boards case.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 52215

PHOA LIONG GIE, KHOUW BIAN TIE & TAN SIN HOK (editors), Chung Hwa HuiTsa Chih. Orgaan van de Chineesche Vereeniging Chung Hwa Hui. Verschijnt Tweemaandelijks. [Originele uitgave; original edition].
Leiden, Leidsche uitgeversmaatschappij, 1926- 1939 IN-STOCK: Year V-Nos. 2-4 (1926-1927): Year VI- Nos. 3-6 (1928): Year VII-Nos. 1-4 (1929);Year XVII- no. 2(1939). Tog. 11 parts. Original printed wrappers. Editorial information printed inside ech front cover, sponsoring adverts. Contributions in dutch and occasionaly in english.
Dutch and occasional english language journal published originally six times per annum, later more and more irregular on behalf of the Peranakan Chinese in Holland and the Dutch East Indies/Indonesia. Contributions about local and foreign politics, the chinese-japanese war, indonesian-chinese students in Holland, ethnicity and racial tensions in Indonesia under dutch rule, culture and heritage, the dutch East Indies Press, etc. A small however rare collection of this rarely found magazine. Very well preserved.

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EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 56423
     

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