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ESKELUND, CHI-YUN, Chinees Kookboekje. [First dutch language edition translated from the original danish by A. Stoffels-Donskoy].
Bussum, C.A.J. van Dishoeck, 1964 Small 8°. Original glossy coloured and illustrated flexible thin publ. boards. Covertitle in bold monochrome type. Covers designed byt Rein van Looy. 79pp. Many monochrome chinese-style full page illustrations after drawings by Rein van Looy, alph. register listing recipes, menue- and side-dish suggestions, table of contents.
Dutch language cookbook listing many recipes from the classic chinese kitchen, including side-dishes and some menue-suggestions. Cooking and preparation of food according to the chinese kitchen. Very good copy.

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 57058

"ETIENNE"[J.M.], Mah Jong and how to play it. Second edition.
London, Methuen & Co., 1923 Small 8°. Original white coloured boards. Covertile in bold black type, arrangement of Mah Jong stones in colour on both sides, matching dustjacket. Hftitle (verso with publ. provenance). 54pp. Monochrome frontispiece (illustrating Honour cards, circles, sticks and characters, 2 other monochrome plates with illustrations featuring The Wall, figs., various hands, figs, some small text-figs., Mah Jong scoring printed inside front cover, Mah Jong table for doubling on recte of f.e.p., table of contents. WITH an extra set of game regulations on 3pp. cyclostyled on rectos only, english language, centre folded, LOOSELY INSERTED.
Still an important english language textbook to the game of Mah Jong, the game in itself, rules and regulations and history, psychological aspects. Copy with DUSTJACKET. Good to very good copy. Scarce. (verso of dustjacket skilfully restored in places)(.

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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 55565

FANS & FAN-LEAVES - ROSSE(The Countess of)(introd.), Fans from the East. Orig. edn.
London, Debrett's Peerage Ltd., 1978 orig.limp glossy pict.col. wraps, with thin clear protective jacket. 87pp. Col. ills. on 9 plates, many plain ills., ills. on plates, some diagrammes in text, short bibliogr., notes at end of each chapter.
A collection of interesting essays, lavishly illustrated, on fans, incl. folding fans, from China, Japan, Chinoiserie, India to the Philippines and a chapter on fans decorated by Kati Talati. Amongst the authors we find Julia Hutt, Joe Earle, Nancy Armstrong. The 3rd. chapter (chinoiserie) deals with The Fan Circle and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Good copy. (traces of removed sellotape on verso of upper wrap and inside outer lower wrap.)

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 39078

FERGUSON, J.W.H., De Rechtspositie van de Nederlanders in China. [Original dissertation Rotterdam University].
's-Gravenhage, H.L. Smits, 1925 Large 8°. Original wrappers, covertitle in bold black type. (xiii), 298pp. Some comparative tables in text, appendices, incl. a chronology of so-called treaty-ports, land regulations, references to dutch Statute-book ]s] and the dutch Consulate-General at Shanghai, extensive footnotes and references, bibliographysome occasional printed marginalia, some manuscript marginalia by a previous owner, table of contents.
Dutch language dissertation researching and investigating the legal position of dutch traders and trading companies in China, preceded by an introduction about chinese foreign trade relations. Further a great number of scientific data is presented covering a wide scope of the legal position of dutch traders and companies during the interbellum, e.g.: conventional rights of the dutch in China, treaties, acts and other acts, Chinese regulations and other foreign powers, Extraterritorial and Consular jurisdiction, dutch diplomatic and consular representation in China, Concessions, settlements and landlease contracts, Landlease territories in China, Chinese general courts in Shanghai. A sound and well documened piece of research. Good copy. (some manuscript marginalia in ink by previous researcher).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55771

FERRIER, J.L., Mario Prassinos. Oeuvre Tissé. [1e édition/first edn.].
Paris, "La Demeure", 1961 Small folio, original thin blank boards, with thin paper dustjacket, frontside illustrated after a drawing by Mario Prassinos. 49pp. 4 double-page plates of which 2 coloured, many full-page black/white plates, text-ills., full sized portrait of artist, biography, table of expositions held, list of illustrations, sizes given.
Published upon the occasion of a tapestry exhibition at La Demeure, 7-30 June 1931, illustrating a great number of tapestries as designed by Mario Prassinos (1916-....). Beautifully designed tapestries with surrealist motives. Limited edition of 2000 numbered copies, this copy bears nr. 1952. Very fine copy. Scarce.

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 47026

FERRY (Text and music) - WILLEM CIERE (Arr.), Pinda-Pinda! Lekka-Lekka. One-step (ad libitum). [Originele uitgave; Original edition].
Amsterdam, Vennootschap Muziek en Letteren [COP.], [circa], 1925 4°. 340x270mm.). Original tinted wrappers. Bold coloured covertitle and publ. data, large tinted illustration of a Chinese hawker with his merchandise drawn by [Peter] KUHN. [2]pp. of music-scores with vocals in dutch, publ. advertism., specimen musicscores on lower outer cover.
Dutch language popular melody composed by FERRY by which a picture is drawn of immigrant ethnic Chinese hawkers, stranded in Holland, trying to make a living in the streets of dutch cities and towns by selling home-made peanut cookies, mid-1920s and onwards. Good to very good copy. Scarce. (a little bit dog-eared, some minimal marginal tears skilfully restored).

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 54289

FINOT, L., H.MARCHAL, V. GOLOU BOW, P. DEMIÉVILLE (et.al., contributors), I:Inscriptions d'Angkor. II: Notes sur le Monument 486 d'Angkor Thom. III: Dharmaçâlas au Cambodge: IV: Roches gravées dans la région de Chapa; V: Le Fan-tseu t'a de Yunnanfou; VI: otes d'archéologie chinoise. Notes et mélanges. [Edition originale; Original edition].
Hanoi, EFEO, 1926 Large stout 8°. Original printed wrappers. pp. [289]-653pp. Numerous captioned monochrome illustrations on many photo-plates after original field records, of which illustrating rubbings from stone-inscriptions, including a large pull-out plate, many figures and illustrations in text, full-page "In Memoriam" ad. on Claude Eugène Maitre (Director French School of Far Eastern Studies), editorial notes and mixed comm7unications, bibliographies, chronicles, administrative documents, analytical index, errata, footnotes/references, detailed list of illustrations, publ. advert. on both sides of lower outer cover, table of contents. ["BULLETIN DE L'ÉCOLE FRANÇAISE D'EXTRÊME ORIENT", Tome XXV, Nos. 3-4, Juillet-Décembre 1925].
Collection of six french language scholarly contributions and assessments, notices and mixed communications about the Far East, published in this world-famous journal of the French School of Far Eastern Studies, about Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia, pre-war China, Laos, Vietnam, etc.:archaeology, ethnography, ethnology, linguistics, palaeography, religion and cults. excavations. Good untrimmed and unopened copy. (a bit dog-eared, spine with a modern cloth strip).

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 54586

FISHER, Ch.A., South-East Asia. A Social, Enomic and Political Geography. Second [adapted] edition.
London-New York, Methuen-Dutton, 1966 Stout 8°., original cloth, title in gilt on spine. (xix), 831pp., 110 sketch-maps & figures in text, numerous tables, extensive bibliography, index, footnotes, acknowledgements, lists of tables and maps, sources of maps, sketch-map on endpapers, table of contents.
Comparative monograph. Adaptions to this second edition mainly deal with Malaysia/Singapore and Indochinese lands. Very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 48930

FLOOR, H. - J. VAN GORKOM, A. HENDRIKS(compilers)(et.al.), "China, Leven en Werken". Orig. edn.
Rotterdam/Utrecht, Museum voor Land- en Volkenkunde/Vriendschapsvereniging Nederland-China, 1981 Small folio. Orig. illustrated limp wrappers, stapled. 23pp. Many black/white ills., incl. potraits, list of further recommended reading, table of contents.
A 'catalogue', published upon the occasion of an exhibition as organized by the Rotterdam Museum of Ethnography and Anthropology, with concise descriptions of the development and history of China, from an ancient empire to a modern [communist] state. Good copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 46491

FONTANES, M. DE & D. BAZIN, Splendeur des Costumes du Monde. Exhibition catalogue Musée de l'Homme [Paris] Juin 1976-Février 1979.
Paris, 1978 sm. 8° 80pp. 8 col. plates, text-ills, some diagrs.
Exhibits dress and costumes from Asia Minor, Indo-China, Siberia, Inuit, Europe, the Americas and Africa, incl. Madagascar. Fine copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 6816

FRENCH RUBBER INSITUTE INDOCHINA SURVEY: l'Institut français du Caoutchouc et l'Institut des Recherches sur Caoutchouc en Indochine. [Edition Originale; First edition].
Paris-Saigon, Institut français de Caoutchouc, 1949 Large 8°. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Covertitle in bold black type. 40pp. 17 monochrome plates with descriptive text on facing pp., featuring topographical views of in- and exteriors of official buildings (laboratories) with instruments for rubber technology research, a picture of an administrator's estate house and a picture of a Indochina rubber experimental garden, comparative tables in text, annotations and references, large extending scheme at rear featuring the administrative structure of the Rubber InstituteF, list of Institutional publications
French language scholarly survey of the achievemens and future of the french (natural) Rubber institute and its experimental garden and Laboratory in french Indochina. Good copy. (ex-library stamp at tail of ti.-p., dog-eared).

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 55422

FUJIO KOYAMA & J. FIGGESS Two thousand years of Oriental Ceramics. First edn.
London, Thames & Hudson, 1961 Small thick 4°. cloth, dustjacket. 377pp. With 54 tipped-in col. plates, 173 plain full-p. plates & text-ills, concise bibliogr.
Covering Chinese, Japanese, Annamese, Thai & Ceramics from the Ryukyus. Good copy. (dustjacked with some occas. light fraying to rims, some minor tears skilfully restored with clearview acid-free tape).

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Book nr.: 42750

FUSSMAN, G., C. JACQUES, B. DAGENS, S. LEWITZ, CHOAN & SARIN, G. MARTINI, A. MACDONALD, P. HUARD (et.al., contributors), Inscriptions Kharosthi du Musée de Caboul; Etudes d'epigraphie cambodgnienne; Les linteaux decoratifs du Prasat Cha Ghoux; Textes en Khmer moyen, inscriptions modernes d'Angkor 2 et 3; Le venerable chef de la Pagode de Tep-Pranam; Le Dhanyakataka de Man-Luns. [Edition originale; Original edition].
Paris, EFEO, 1970 Large sto0ut 8°. Original printed limp wrappers. 282pp. 24 captioned monochrome illustrations on many plates, of which illustrating palaeographic stone rubbings, antique architecture and results of excavations, many comparative tables in text, extensive footnotes/references, descriptive table of illustrations, figures in text after line-drawings, editorial communications on verso of front wrapper, publ. serial list on both sides of lower outer cover, table of contents. This volume includes two detailed orbituaries one about Georges Coedès (1886-1969) by Jean Filliozat,22pp. Monochrome portrait, extensive bibliography, table of abbreviations used; AND about Paul Mus (1902-1969) by Guy Moréchand. pp. [25]-43. Monochrome portrait, bibliography. ["BULLETIN DE L'ÉCOLE FRANÇAISE D'EXTRÊME ORIENT", Tome LVII].
Collection of 10 (including 2 orbituaries) french language scholarly contributions and assessments, notices and mixed communications about the Far East, published in this world-famous journal of the French School of Far Eastern Studies, about Afghanistan, Burma, Cambodia, pre-war China, Laos, Vietnam, etc.:archaeology, ethnography, ethnology, linguistics, palaeography, religion and cults. excavations. Very fine Unopened and untrimmed copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 54592

[GEDENKSCHRIFT] - [CHINA INLAND MISSION], De Kerk Groeit. Gedenkschrift ter gelegenheid van de wijding der Eerste Chineezen tot Bisshoppen der H. Kerk 28 October 1926.
Warmundae, 1926 oblong 8°. orig. lettered limp wraps, with chinese characters (not transcribed) and dutch title in character-like lettering at head of wraps, large illustr. of H.Mary of China in left margin. [30]pp. of text, full-plates with ext.captions, text-ills. and a sketch-map depict. china and the new Vicaries of the Cross, with legenda (listing the names of 6 newly consacrated Chinese bishops), printed on verso of title.
Commemmorates the consecration of the first 6 Chinese bishops, Mgr.Tschao, Tsch'en, Souen, Tsu, Tcheng and Hou on 28 October 1928 at St. Peter's, Vatican City, Rome. Incl. a short report on the settlement of the Roman Catholic Church in China, incl. achievements by dutch missionaries, short C.V. of the new Chinese Bishops. "Sinensibus Praesulibus Neerlandia Catholica". A rare & curious item. MINT copy.

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Book nr.: 36580

GENERAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS COLONIAL INDONESIA, General Engineering Congress Bastavia, 8-15 May 1920. Section 2: Irrigation, Water-supply and Sanitary Service.
Batavia, Ruygrok, 1920 Tog. 5 parts, of which 4 in dutch and 1 in english. sm.8°. orig. printed wraps. Stapled. A collection of papers, partly in english and dutch, submitted to congress-meetings, all dealing with Irrigation, Water-supply and Sanitary Service tropical countries in Indonesia & China. Following papers available: H. von Heidenstam, Resume of a preliminary project for the Min River regulation. No text, but a very large fold. diagramme of Min-river with legenda; I.Th. van Rossum, Bijzondere vormen van Waterbruggen. 30pp. ills. on plates, fold. plans; J.H. Thal Larsen, De invloed van bosschen op het Regime van rivieren. 29pp.; D.C.W. Snell, De Brugsyphons in de Bandjar-Tjahlana Hoofdleiding. 14pp.9 plates, 6 large fold. plans and diagrammes with legenda; H. van Breen, Werken tot bandjirvrijmaking van groote plaatsen. Interesting collection of the 2nd. Section.

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Book nr.: 40566

GENERAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS COLONIAL INDONESIA, General Engineering Congress Bastavia, 8-15 May 1920. Section 3: Roads and Bridges; Civil and Military buildings; City planning.
Batavia, Ruygrok, 1920 Tog. 22 parts., of which 5 in english, rest in dutch. sm.8°. orig. printed wraps. Stapled. A collection of papers, partly in english and dutch, submitted to congress-meetings, all dealing with problems of Traffic in tropical countries in Asia & Southeast Asia, incl. China and Japan, number of pp. varying strongly, almost every paper with tables, graphs & plans, of which folded. Amongst subjects we find a.o. "Building and maintenance of Bridges", "Loading specifications for Rail- and Tramway Bridge-Superstructures", "Bridges for ordinary Traffic", "Overbelasting van Bruggen", "Constructie, aanled en onderhoud van Stadswegen", &c...&c...Interesting collection of papers.

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Book nr.: 40568
     

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