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

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BLUSSÉ, J.L., N.C. EVERTS, W.E. MILDE & TS'AO YUNG-HO (Editors), De Dagregisters van het Kasteel Zeelandia, Taiwan 1629-1662; Volume IV: 1655-1662. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Den Haag, Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, 2000 Large stout 8°. Original cloth, gilded title on spine. (xxii), 754pp. 7 captioned monochrome plates, facsims. after old engravings, foottnmotes, list of literature consulted with concise citations, indices: personalia, geographical names, ships' names and subjets, english summary, 2 fold. maps with detailed legenda of Southcoast China and Taiwan loose in rear endpocket, table of contents. . ["Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicatiën", Grote Serie 241].
Odd voluje I of this dutch language scholarly compilation of archivalia From the Dutch East India Company (V.O.C.) trade settlement and fortress "Zeelandia", on dutch colonial Formosa (Taiwan), witnessing the radical political, economical and social change that took place in the neighbouring empiresof China and Japan. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 143: The United Dutch East India Company, V.O.C. (2014).
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 53491

BLUSSÉ [VAN OUD ALBLAS], L., Tribuut aan China. Vier eeuwen Nederlands-Chinese betrekkingen. Orig. edn.
[Amsterdam],. 1989 orig.cloth, title in gilt lettering on upper cover and spine, pict.col. dustjacket. Hftitle(verso with publ. imprint). 196pp. Many plain & col. ills. & plates, of which after old engravings, bibliogr., registers of personal and geogr. names.
Four centuries of Dutch-Chinese relations placed into a broad cultural-historic perspective. MINT copy.

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 38488

BOAS, F., J.J.M. DE GROOT, A.W. NIEUWENHUIS, J.D. SCHMELTZ (ET.AL, EDITORS), INTERNATIONALES ARCHIV für Ethnographie/Archives Internationales d'Ethnographie. [Original editions].
Leiden, E.J.Brill, 1888- 1941 STOCKED: Volume 1-18, 20, 24; 26 ((1925)-41 (1941). 4°. Various bindings: library cloth and clothbacked boards (vol. 26-41), rest in buckram. Numerous illustrations to numerous scholarly contribitions in german, french and english.
Nice run of ths still extremely important journal researching into ethnic non-western population groups, so-called Primitive Societies from Africa, Asia (incl. Indonesia) and the Far East (incl. the Indian Subcontinent, China and Japan). Good to very good set. (Occasional bindings a bit rubbed and shaved).

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EUR 9,500.00

Book nr.: 53982

BOER, M.G. DE, Geschiedenis der Amsterdamsche Stoomvaart. [Eerste druk; First edition.
Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema, 1921- 1922 2 vols bound in 3. Smal stout 4°., original cloth, gilded cover titles printed whithin elaborate decorative gilded broad borders, lavishly gilded spines, gilded top-edges. (xii),240; (viii), 182; (vii), 112pp. 3 frontispieces (portraits), Numerous captioned monochrome plates, of which portraits, companies' vessels, interiors of passengerships, monochrome illustrations after drawings in text and full page, facsims after archivalia, large heard-pieces after drawings, large decorative endpieces, decorative initials of which coloured, many comparative statistics and diagrams in text and full page, name-lists of companies' commodores, registers at end of each volume, tables of contents.
Dutch language historic survey of Amsterdam based Steam ship companies as Java=-China-Japan Line, JCJL, Royal Steam Packet Navigation Compan e, KPM, KNSM, Stoomvaart Maatswchappij "Nederland", SMN, conducting freight- and passenger lines to and fro The Netherlands and her overseas Territories, Dutch East- and West Indies, China, Japan, South Africa and the Americas. Very fine set in original publisher's cloth, untrimmed.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 52241

BOREL, H. (1869-1933), Het schoone Eiland. Een tweede boek van wijsheid en schoonheid uit China. [Eerste enige druk; First and only edition].
Amsterdam, P.N. Van Kampen, [....] 1922 Small 8°. Original publ. cloth, gilded title on front boards, repeated on spine. rather large rectangular line-drawing at centre of front boards. hftitle(verso with publ. imprint). 175pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, monochrome illustrations on 7 captioned plates after author's photos, featuring chinese style material..
Sequel to:"Wijsheid en schoonheid uit China". Author describes his second visit to China with his observations about various aspects of Imperial China and its Society, touching on Amoy, the Kwan Yi Temple, Chinese theatre, Chinese women and girls, Canton,...Printed with wide margins, fore-edge uncut. (some very light foxing to fore-edge and first blank).

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 56243

BOUWMAN, C.E., Een parel in het rijstveld. Translated [and compiled] from the orig. Indonesian language edition by C.E. Bouwman.
Den Haag/Brussel, Het Wereldvenster/Novib-NCOS, 1996 Small 8°. Orig. thin stiff wrappers, illustrated front cover designed by Peter van Hugten. 175pp. Black/white sketch-map of the Indonesian Archipelago on verso of f.e.p., publ. list on last unnumbered lvs., explanatory glossary indonesian-dutch, biogr. notes to indonesian authors, table of contents. ["De Derde Spreker", series].
A collection of tog. 20 indonesian stories, by modern indonesian authors as (:) Ramat Ali, Titis Basino, Mochtar Lubis, Bastari Asnin, Oei Sien Tjwan, Chairul Harin, Syahri Latif...Paperback edn. (as publ.). Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 158: FACT AND FICTION ON INDONESIA: Juveniles, Diaries & Novels related to The Dutch East Indies (2015).
EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 45752

BRANDT, W. (S.B. Klooster), Hart van Jade. Herdichtingen van Chinese lyrische poëzie.
Amsterdam, 1959 orig.col. decor. wraps. in chinese art-style.39, [4]pp.
Coll. of poems after famous chinese Poets as Li Tai Po, Sjei-Min, La Ksu-Feng, anonymi & others...Uncut copy. Fine.

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 188: Dutch and Foreign Poetry (2013).
EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 37476

BRAZÃO, E., Macau: Cidade do Nome de Deus na China Não Há outra mais Leal. [First edition].
[Lisboa], Agencia Geral do Ultramar, 1957 Original coloured and illustrated limp wrappers. 267pp. 2 captioned coloured plates illustrating portuguese colonial furniture, 24 captioned monochrome facsim. plates after old engravings featuring topographical views of Macau through the ages, summaries in french and english, register, table of contents. Copy INSCRIBED by author on f.e.p., a few lines in ms. in ink, signed and dated. GOMES 274
Porguguese language history of the portuguese colonial settlement of Macau peninsula and city: arrival of the Portuguese, colonial administration and development, which includes i.a. notes on the activities and efforts of christianization of local Chinese and other non-portuguese minority groups. Good copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 52005

BROKKEN, J., De zee van vroeger. Verhalen. Eerste druk. [first edn.].
Amsterdam, De Arbeiderspers, 1986 Small 8°. orig. limp wrappers, designed by Nico Richter. Title and illustration on front side. 160pp. Table of contents. ["Grote ABC", nr. 527].
A collection of seven short stories, of which set on Celebes or Sulawesi, aboard of the "Indrapoera", during the repatriation from post-war Indonesia to Holland, in Russia and China. Good copy. (some wear to extremities of wrappers, especially to foot of spine, small split at tail of inner front joint skilfully restored, name of previous owner on recte of hftitle).

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 45955

BROWN, Claudia (Chief editor), Weaving China's past. The Amy S. Clague Collection of Chinese textiles. [First edition].
Phoemix, Phoenix Art Museum, 2000 Narrow tall small 4°. Original coloured limp wrappers. Coloured bold type covertitle together with a wrap-around part of an antique chinese weaving featuring coloured flowers. 160pp. Capioned coloured frontispiece, numerous captioned coloured plates and illustrations in text, incl. facsims. after original imperial chinese seals and warrants, separate expert descriptive catalogue of all objects of the collection exhibitd, bi bliography of titles called-for in text, table of contents.
Lavishly illustrated survey of the Amy S. Clague Collection of antique Chinese textiles, incl. cermonial court robes, imperial robes in exquisite silk fragments unearthed. Expert Conributions by Robert D. Mowry, Martha Winslow Grimm, Janet Baker and An-Yi Pan. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 117: "From Top to Toe"...: COSTUME & FASHION-LACE-TAPESTRY-TEXTILES (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55262

BURGER, Richard, Behind the Red Door. Sex in China. [First edition].
2002 848. Original coloured limp publ. wrappers. Covertitle in bold capital white type, illustrated and coloured. [3], 221pp. Monochrome headpieces in chinese decorative design, selective bibliography, table of contents, synopsis and publ. recommendation on outer backcover.
English language scholarly comparative analysis about the emergence of a sexual revolution in China stimulated by growing prosperity of the population. Author notes however that this revolution is distinctly different vrom the one experienced in the West, and has taken many unexpected twists and turns. Fine copy. Paperback edition (as orig. publ.).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 56895

BUYS, M.(comp.), Rondom de Wereld. Merkwaardige ontdekkingen, avonturen te Land en ter Zee, tafereelen uit het leven der Natuur en der Volken, enz. Verzameld en bewerkt...Orig.edn.
Leiden, D. Noothoven van Goor, s.n.[circa], 1880 orig.cloth with black border decoration on upper boards, title in gilt lettering within a circular richly gilt decorated vignette on upper boards, spine with rich gilt tooling and title in gilt, blind border-tooling of lower outer boards. 528, [3]pp.(list of contents). chromolithogr. frontisp.(= plate to be placed opp. page 459: the so-called Monkey-hill at the Sudan), 5 other tinted and chromolithogr. plates (lithogr.by Emrik & Binger).
A compilation after orig. printed sources of voyages & travels to 'strange' countries, within and outside Europe, describing curious customs, fanous buildings,&c...for the dutch population, as (:) the Pillars of Hercules, Gibraltar, Napoleon's birthplace, casino's at Monaco, the Livorno Lighthouse, The Gulf of Naples, a visit to Sicily, excavations at Pompeï; Asia minor (Ephese, Smyrna, Patmos, Cyprus); the Near East(Persia, the Lebanon, Palestina, Syria, Egypt); North Africa (Barbary)(:Tripolis, Tunesia, Lion-hunting in Algeria, ethnic groups as Kabyles, Arabs, Moors, Jews, Negroes); West-coast Africa (:slavery, Western Sudan); South America (Guyanas, Capital of Brazil, Argentinia and her pampas, Peru). A good copy with fresh lithographs. (corners slightly bumped, some light wear to spine-ends).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 38883

CAPON, E., Archaeology in China. Principles and Practics - P.J.DONELLY, Chinese Porcelain with inscriptions in the Arabic Script - R.WHITFIELD, The Iron Brush. Chinese Rubbings from Engraved Stones - a.o.artt. Publ.in:"The Connoisseur", China Issue, January 1975.
London, The Connoisseur, 1975 sm.4°. orig.pict.col.wraps. 87pp. num. ills. and plates, many related advertism, for the greater part illustrated, index to advertisers at end.
A lavishly illustrated special Issue on the Arts, Crafts and Architecture of ancient China. (apart from some scuffing of wrappers at extremities and light dogearing a good copy).

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EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 39516

[CAREY, W.] (formerly Bishop of Eastbourne), Son of Man. Pictures and Carvings by Indian, African and Chinese Artists. Reprinted.
London, The Society for the propagation of the Gospel, 1958 Original blank wrappers, with printed and coloured dustjacket. 5pp. of text: introduction, the artists and their work and table of contents, 45pp. with 20 black/white plates being illustrations of Jesus Christ after original paintings, woodcarvings and prints, explanatory text on facing pp., with occasional further text at tail of plates.
Interpretations of the image of Jesus Christ, after original paintings, woodcarvings and prints, by Indian, Chinese and African artists. First published 1939, reprinted 1958. Fine copy.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 48230

CHENG-SHENG, TU, Ilha Formosa: the emergence of Taiwan on the World Scene in the 17th century. [First edition].
S.I. [Taiwan], Hwang Chao-sung, [circa], 2000 Large 8°. Original limp wrappers. Front wrapper illustrated with acoloured picture of a chinese Junk, a coloured map of Formosa, covertitle in bold black type. Ti.-p. with a facsim. picture of an old map oc China and Formosa Island. [62]unnumbered pp. Numerous captioned facsim. illustrations in text and full-page, of chich coloured and monochrome, featuring archivalia in chinese and dutch, chinese export wares in colour, chinese junks and western ships, western armament chinese paintings, antique maps and charts from western and East Asian origin, one double page coloured facsim. engraving featuring the city and fortress Zeelandia, with dutch ships in foreground and legenda printed in right margin, double page coloured map at rear end featuring coloured map of 17th century East Asia, table of contents.
Rather detailed and ample illustrated english language historic survey of Taiwan, Formosa under Dutch East India Charter, and modern Taiwan, e.t.: Foreword, the Origin of Taiwan, A primitive Society, An Arena for Eastern and Western Powers, Trade Organ with empowered Authority, Private Trade, The first Foreign Regime, The Plains Aborigines under Dutch Rule (V.O.C.), Taiwan as a transit post in East Asia (incl. cultural exchange), Taiwan as a Maritime Kingdom. Very fine copy.

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 56033

CHENG WOU-CHAN, Érotologie de la Chine. Tradition Chinise de L'Érotisme. [Édition Originale; First edition].
Paris, Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1963 Small square 8°., original blank stiff wrappers, dustjacket. 234pp. Coloured illustration on ti.-p., numerous monochrome illustrations in text with detailed expert captions and text, illustrated coloured endpapers, bibliography, table of contents. Publ. flyer loosely inserted. ["Bibliothèque Internationale d'Érotologie", No. 11].
French language lavishily illustrated cultural historic survey of Chinese erotica through the ages, pictured in woodblock prints, painted scrolls, carving and sculpture. Well documented. Very good copy, WITH dustjacket. (small particle of dustjacket at lower outer cover gone, restored however).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 52049
     

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