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

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DAVID-NEEL, A., Textes Tibétaines inédits. Orig. french edn.
Paris, La Colombe, 1952 sm.8°. orig.pict.col.wraps. 199pp. footnotes. Nice copy.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 40855

DERSO & KELEN [Artists/draughtsmen], Pages Glorieuses; Days of Hope and Glory. [Dp;fortd! Join the Diplomatic Corps!. Games, Sport, Medals, Decorations, Golden SwordsAttractions, Disarmament! [First edition/édition originale].
Anemasse (Haute Savoie), L'imprimerie Albert Granchamp, 1932 Small folio, original limp printed wrappers with a thin paper protective "dustjacket", portfolio. Double-spread title-leave, provenance on recte of lower outer part, bi-lingual table of contents, french and english, on a double-spread leave, rectos of front- and lower outer leave. Numerous black/white and handcoloured caricatural illustrations after drawings by Derso and KKelen on 32 plates, of which 4 double-spread (all versos blank); ADDED 4 EXTRA LL. (versos blank) also featuring many caricatural illustrations by both draughtsmen, NOT CALLED-FOR in table of contents. All LL. with captions at tail-margins in french, english and german. Together in its original boards slipcase with original paper text-label at front side.
A collection of caricatures featuring representatives of members of the League of Nations, headquarters at Geneva, Switzerland, or "Volkenbond", founded after the first world war, with as subject-matter diplomatic negotiations with Japanese representatives, after the occupation of Manchuria by Imperial Japan in 1930. Calling for world-wide disarmament and settling differences by negotiation, rather than by war. Limited and numbered edition of 550 copies only, this copy bears nr. 297. Complete set, with extra plates NOT called-for in table of contents. Very good copy. (extremities of slip-case skilfully restored).

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 48528

DEYDIER, Chr., Chinese Bronzes. Transl. fr. the orig. french by J. Seligman. Foreword by M. Beurdeley. First US edn.
New York, 1980 sm. 4°. orig. cloth, dustjacket, in a thin boards slipcase. 252pp. Num. ills. and plates of which coloured, glossary, bibliogr., index. A very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 42725

DISNEY, WALT, Gelukkig Nieuw Jaar, Minnie! Een avontuur in China. Transl. by Bies van Ede after the orig. english (Happy New Year, Minnie! An Adventure in China). First dutch edn.
S.L. [Amsterdam], De Geïllustreerde Pers, 1992 Slim tall 8°. Orig. pict. col. glazed boards. [32]pp. Col. illustr. on ti.-p., num. col. text-ills., col. world-map on endpapers. ["Disney's Wereld Club", series]. Very fine copy.

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EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 44068

DOFLEIN, F., Ostasienfahrt. Erlebnisse und beobachtungen eines Naturforschers in China, Japan und Ceylon. First edn.
Berlin, 1906 orig. gilt dec. cloth. large 8°. XIII, 511pp. (4)pp. ads. 19 plates (1 slightly stained), many text-ills & drawings, 5 sketch-maps of which 1 col. & 1 double-p.
Experiences & observations of a german zoologist in China, Japan and Ceylon. )spine rubbed & worn, esp. at spine-ends, corners bumped, ex-lib. stamp on ti.-p.)

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 7959

DOMELA NIEUWENHUIS, O.J.Tj.N. (Introd.), Aziatische kunst uit het Legaat Westendorp. Jubileumtentoonstelling Vereeniging van Vriendern der Aziatische Kunst, 1918-1968. Museum van Aziatische Kunst/Rijksmuseum Amsterdam 10 November 1968-23 Februari 1969.
Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1968 Original limp pict. col. wraps., 96pp., 58 ills. on 24 plates o.o.t. ["Bulletin", 3e serie, no 17/18].
Exhibition catalogue japanese ceramics and other arts donated by Mr. 'Westendorp, commemmorating the 50th anniversary of the "Vereeniging van Vrienden der Aziatische Kunst". VVAK, which includes expert contributions by the late Professor Maartje Draak, J. Fontein and K.W. Lim. Fine copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 8032

DONNAN, Chr. B. (et. al.)(Preface), Asian Puppets. Wall of the World. Exhibition [catalogue] UCLA museum of Cultural History.
Los Angeles, UCLA Museum, 1976 square 8°. Orig. stiff pict. col. wraps. 151pp. 5 col. plates, many black/white plates and text-ills, list of sources consulted concise glossary, 3 full-p. sketch-maps.
A lavishly illustrated and well-groomed catalogue, listing and describing tog. 173 specimens of Wayang-kulit-, Rod-, String- and Hand puppets as used in the theatre of Southeast Asia, mainland Asia and the Far East, incl. notes on theatre-attributes as the screen and the Puppetteer with contrib. by a.o. Mel and Antoinette Helstien, Patricia B. Altman, Lily Chang, Nantawan Soonthorndhai, Dorothy Haas. A good to very good copy.

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 42766

DONNISON, S.V., British Military Administration in the Far East 1943-46. [First edition].
London, H.M.S.O., 1956 Large stout 8°., original cloth, dustjacket. (xviii), 483pp. Frontispiece (coloured fold. map), 6 other coloured fold. maps, some monochrome sketch-maps in text and full-page, glossary of initials and abbreviations, appendices, index, table of contents.
The Japanese invasion, Arakan, Burma, Malaya, Borneo, Hong Kong, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Resistance in Malaya, Indo-China, Indonesia. Vast and ample detailed survey. Very good copy. (front inside flap of dustjacket clipped).

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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 52264

DROUOT AUCTION COLLECTION MONSIEUR FAUCHIER-MAGNAN 1938: Collection de Monsieur Fauchier-Magnan Biscuit Bleu Turquoise de la Chine des Dynasties et Époques Ming-Kanghi-Kienlong dont la Vente aux Enchères Publiques aura lieu Hotel Drouot, Salle No. 11. Exposition particuliere et Publique. .[Edition originale; Original edition].
Paris, Drouot, 1928 Large 9°. Original limp wrappers. Front cover tiutle in bold capital red and monochrome type. Hftitle(verso with conditions of sale). Extensive ti.-p. including all data about viewing and auctioneers. 9 unnumbered leaves listing and describing in detail 72 lots up to sale, added lot 71 bis printed on a bound-up slip inserted at rear end. Monochrome illustrations on 12 plates.
French language Auction sale catalogue offering antique chinese porcelain (biscuit), pottery and animal figures. Very fine untrimmed copy. Rare.

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EUR 200.00

Book nr.: 56349

DUCELLE, L[ilian](= Lilly Boon van Zele) & E[llen] BOON-DERKSEN (compilers), In 52 weken de Wereld Rond. Orig. edn.
Den Haag, Publ. en Handelmij "Tong Tong", s.d. [....], 1964 sm. 8°. Orig. pict. col. wrappers drawn by Rogier J. Boon. Tog. 52 unnumbered leaves with recipes, 52 full-p. coloured plates facing recipes after drawings by Rogier J. Boon, list of contents, glossary and list of recommended kitchen-spices on 5 unnumbered leaves at end, tog. in a binder. ["Tong Tong tovert met de Soetil" (III)].
Contains together 52 world-wide detailed recipes, one for every week of the year: Europe, Latin-America, Asia (incl. a number from across Indonesia), Australia, Japan, China, &c. Interesting. NOT preset in KITLV-Library, Leiden. Nice copy. (spine ends with some wear, but skilfully restored).

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 43586

DUCELLE, L[ilian](= Lilly Boon van Zele) & E[llen] BOON-DERKSEN (compilers), In 52 weken de Wereld Rond. Orig. edn.
Den Haag, Publ. en Handelmij "Tong Tong", s.d. [....], 1964 sm. 8°. Orig. pict. col. wrappers drawn by Rogier J. Boon. Tog. 52 unnumbered leaves with recipes, 52 full-p. coloured plates facing recipes after drawings by Rogier J. Boon, list of contents, glossary and list of recommended kitchen-spices on 5 unnumbered leaves at end, tog. in a binder. ["Tong Tong tovert met de Soetil" (II)].
Contains together 52 world-wide detailed recipes, one for every week of the year: Europe, Latin-America, Asia (incl. a number from across Indonesia), Australia, Japan, China, &c. Interesting. NOT preset in KITLV-Library, Leiden. Nice copy. (spine ends with some wear, but skilfully restored).

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 43587

DUDOK DE WIT ["Kees de Tippelaar"], Herinneringen ontleend aan Reizen te Water, te Voet, te Paard en per Spoor. [Eerste en enige druk/first and only edition].
Amsterdam, C. Dudok de Wit, 1881 Large 8°., original printed wrappers. Hftitle (verso blank). 44pp. Chromolithographed plate, many black/white lithographed illustrations on 15 sheets (versos blank), with extensive captions at tails, all loosely inserted at end of volume, large folded lithographed track-map of Java, illustrating author's journeys, with concise key, all lithographed by Tresling & Co., list of illustrations, 2pp. dedication to author's friends. BASTIN/BROMMER, N. 648.
Author's privately published account in 7 divisions of a number of journeys, done by foot, carriage, horse-back, rail and ship, through dutch colonial Indonesia around 1866. Each division is preceded by a french title (verso blank), original title with a chronology of events and visits, e.g. journeys through: East-and Central Java by foot; by steamer through the Moluccas; by foot through the Minahassa (Sulawesi); by foot through java from Banjoewangie via Anjer to Batavia; from the dutch East Indies to China, Japan and America; through North America; from Amsterdam to Paris and Vienna. The chromolithographfeatures a basket with indonesian fruit, 33 lithographed illustrations feature Java: european buildings and houses, court of Yogyakarta under sultan Hamengku Buwono VI (23 portraits); Princes of Solo; Serimpi and Ronggèng, local professons, traders and families, &c. Author, nicknamed "Kees de Tippelaar", was a well-know and renowned public figure who untertook extensive journeys by foot across the world. Copy published not-for-the-trade, printed notice on ti.-p. A very good copy of a very rare and curous account. (unfortunately the lithographed plate of a frigate with signalling-flags is LACKING).

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EUR 475.00

Book nr.: 48621

[DURME, J. VAN (C.I.C.M.)], La Notion Primitive de "Dieu" en Chine. Offprint.
Bruges, CH. Beyaert, 1927 8°. Original wrappers. Covertitle in bold black type. 16pp. Footnotes, references.
French language essay researching into the primitive image of "God" in China by a belgian roman-catholic missionary who worked for an extended time in pre-war China. Good copy. (unobtrusive liberary label at upper left corner of front covercircular stamp inside lower outer cover).

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 55900

DUTCH PROTESTANT CHINA INLAND MISSIONARY STORY: De groote Band te Kieng-ning. [Eerste druk; First edition].
's-Gravenhage, J.N. Voorhoeve, [circa], 1930 Small 8°. Original wrappers, stapled. Cover title in bold black typography with a large coloured illustration featuring a young chinese girl. 16pp. 2 captioned monochrome plates.
Dutch language protestant missionary about a young chinese school girl who stops a big fire in her peasant village "Kieng-ning" by prayer and lives happily after in God's Love. Includes i.a. notes on local rice cultivation, harvesting and climate and remarks on the progress of missionary labour. Fine copy.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 53405

DYER BALL, J., The Chinese at Home or the man of Tong and his Land. orig. edn.
New York-Chicago-Toronto, Flemming H. Revell, 1912 thick 8°. Orig. gilt lettered front boards and spine. Hftitle(verso blank. (xiii), 309pp. col. frontisp., 6 other col. plates, 16 plain plates, index.
The Middle-Kingdom, the Black-haired race, Wind and Water, or "Fung-Shui", Law and Order, What John Chinaman reads, John China Man out of doors and indoors, &c. The last chapter deals with missionary progress in China. A very good and clean copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 42028

DYER BALL, J., Thngs Chinese; or notes connected with China. Fifth edition, revised by F. Chalmers Werner.
Shanghai-Hongkong and Singapore, Kelly & Walsh, 1925 small thick 8°. Orig. cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket. (iv), 766pp. Glossary, incl. a number of malay words, index.
A concise encyclopaedic work, from A-Z, that was to include the people, the ideas and actions, and the results of those ideas and actions, and of their [e.g. the Chinese] interactions. Author spent nearly 40 years in China. Good copy. (dustjacked somewhat chipped at extremities).

EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 45250

ECKERT, E[dwin], Erlebnisse eines Deserteurs der holländischen Kolonial-Armee in Ost-Indien. 3. unveränderte Auflage [third unchanged edition].
Weinfelden, Neuenschwander'sche Buchhandlung 1912 Small 8°., private batik cloth, original printed limp wrappers bound-up. black/white illustration featuring a group of Dutch East Indian Army soldiers pasted on front wrapper, gilded morocco title-label on spine. 61pp. Decorative head-pieces to each chapter. Supplementary note with information on Swiss citizens in the Dutch East Indies printed on verso of page 61, table of contents, publ. list on last unnumbered leave and on both sides of lower outer wrapper.
German language recollections of a Swiss national, recruited by a [dutch] Agent in Luxemburg on behalf of the Dutch East Indian Colonial Army,the departure from Amsterdam with fellow mercenaries; his account of the sea-voyage and arrival in the Dutch East Indies; period of drilling, barrack-boredom; his first military detention for drinking; the [low] social status of soldiers; health and medicaid; transfer to Sabang (Pulu Weh, North Sumatra); desertion and on the road to Siam; a visit to the Swiss consulate; further to China, back to Sabang and in danger; finally back home. Still of great importance to the knowledge of daily life of foreign mercenaries serving in the Dutch East Indian Colonial Army, K.N.I.L. Very fine copy in a fine private batik cloth binding, with original wrappers bound-up. Rare.

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 49416

EGERTON, Clement (translator), The Golden Lotus. A translation from the Chinese original, of the novel Chi P'ing Mei. [reprinted, complete and unabridged edition].
London and New York, Kegan Paul, [circa], 1972 4 vols. Stout 8°. Original publ. cloth, illustrated front covers. Together in its original heavy cardboard box, illustrated on both sides. (xvii), 387: v), 375; (v), 385; (v), 375pp. Introduction, translator's note, list of principal characters, table of contents to each volume.
Fine set of this famous chinese novel, in its original slipcase.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 53081

EILAND, Murray L., Oriental Rugs from Western Collections. University of California Art Museum Jan. 24 to Feb. 25, 1973. A comprehensive exhibition of notable Turkoman Rugs, along with fifteen examples from Persia, Turkey, The Caucasus and China. [Original edition].
Berkeley, s.n., 1973 Large 8°., original printed wrappers with monochrome cover illustrations. Stapled. 54pp. Over 10 extensively captioned monochrome plates and illustrations, illustrated addendum printed inside lower outer cover
Exhibition catalogue of notable and antique Turkoman rugs compiled from Private and Museum collections together with some outstanding rugs from Persia, Turkey, the Caucasus and China, with extensive expert descriptions and comments. Very good copy. (spine reinforced by a narrow cloth strip).

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 52468
     

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