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BATIK INDUSTRY AT LASEM, COLONIAL INDONESIA - REPORT- P. DE KAT ANGELINO, Rapport van de Commissie tot nader onderzoek der Arbeidstoestanden in de Batikkerijen te LASEM/Verslag over de Arbeidstoestanden in de Batikkerijen te LASEM.
[Batavia], [De commissie van onderzoek], 12 september, 1928 2 vols. sm. slim 4°.orig.limp brown and black cloth, with title-labels on upper wraps. Together in a modern cloth box. 131, ,22, [26]; 49, [14]pp. of TYPOSCRIPT, Carbon-copy, typed in double-space, on India paper. With 4 original photographs tipped-in in vol. I. Tables in text and on separate leaves, list of Batik-workshops at Lasem, 1 very large fold. table at end of volume I.
The public version, of the report on labour-conditions in the Batik-Industry at Lasem (Java) was published in 3 vols. in 1930-1931. However, these 2 typo-scripts of which the "Verslag"bears the notice "Zeer Geheim" (Top-secret) and the "Rapport"(report) deviate, already at first glance, considerably from the official publication. The top-secret "Verslag"contains a.o. the names of civil-servants and police-constables of poor reputation among the mainly [female] labourers in the Industry. The findings of the commission, installed by the Inspector-general of the colonial dutch labour inspection were so appalable that the commission decided to submit this secret report (a diary) tot the Batavia colonial Administration. Northing of their findings, covering rakecteering, forced prostitution of female labourers, loan-sharking, brutalities,&c... have been published. Both the "Report"and the "Verslag" call for further scientific research, as they draw a completely different picture of the labour-conditions as described in the printed and published version by P. De Kat Angelino (former labour-inspector in colonial Indonesia). Even a quick glance to both reports learn that the official reports need a complete revision after scientific research. Very well preserved and in near fine condition. Rarissime.

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- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
- GEMILANG CATALOGUE 190: Constabulary, Police and Crime (2014).
EUR 6,580.00

Book nr.: 38778

BATIK MANUAL - BALAI PENELITIAN BATIK & KERADJINAN(Batik Research Institute), Batik Manual. Revised and Reprinted.
Jogjakarta, Balai Penelitian Batik & Keradjinan/Batik Research Institute, 1971 oblong 8°. orig. limp. black cloth, title in gilt on upper cover, yellow cord through spine. 1 leave of english Introduction; 1 leave being flower diagram for the manufacture of Batik, followed by 9 leaves, each bearing an original photograph (7x7cm.) and an original piece of batik (15x7cm), pasted-on upper half of leave, depicting the 9 stages of batik-process,with bi-lingual (indonesian/english) explanatory text at tails. Tog. 11 leaves(versos blank), all with tissue-guards preserved). WITH: Ibid, Tjontoh Warna-Warna Naphtol. Jogjakarta.s.n. large oblong 8°. orig.wraps., title in black lettering on upper wrap., printed within a floral typographical border. 1 leave of introd. cyclostyled indonesian text (verso blank), followed by 2 leaves each bearing resp. 54 and 70 orig. naphtol-dyed (various colours) cotton batik samples, with concise cyclostyled marginal text. Stapled. AND: Ibid, Tjontoh Warna-Warna Indigosol. Jogjakarta, s.n. folio. orig. black lettered wraps, printed within a black line-border. With tog. 7 leaves of cyclostyled indonesian/english text to together 69 original dyed cotton batik samples pasted in centre of leaves; samples dyed with Indigo and chemical derivates as Indigosol & Sandozol,
In the main work on indonesian Batik process following stages are explained and described and illustrated by original stamples (as described above)(:), Preparation of the cloth, Ngemplong (preparation), First and 2nd. application of wax, first steeping, first wax removal, 3rd application of wax, 2nd. steeping(browning), removal of wax, finished batik-product. A very rare set of great interest. Very well preserved.

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- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 171: Indonesian Language Publications (including Low-Malay and Sino-Malay Literature) (2014).
EUR 660.00

Book nr.: 38973

BATTENFIELD, J., Ikat Technique. Orig. edn.
New York-Concinnati-Toronto-London-Melbourne, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1978 Square 8°. Orig. boards, dustjacket. 99pp. Large black/white illustration on verso of ti.-p., ills. on 2 col. plates, num. large black/white text-ills., some diagrams in text of patterns, some line-drawings in text, appendices A: Watercolor technique for designing Ikats, B: The color index, bibliography, list of suppliers of materials, incl. dyes, index.
The first practical guide (at that time) to the use of dyeing as a design component, well illustrated and documented, preceded by a historical review of the ancient art of Ikat. Design and color, dyeing techniques, warp-, weft-, and double Ikat, contemporary Ikat...Good to very good copy, WITH dustjacket. (upper right corner of front inside flap of dustjacket clipped).

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- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 44943

BATTERBERRY, M. & A., Fashion. the Mirror of History.
London, 1982 4°, cloth, with dj., silver monogramme tooled on upper boards. 400pp. Over 700 ills. and plates, of which 120 coloured, bibliogr., index.
A study on fashion from the fig leaf to the "great masquerade of the 1960s and the eclecticism of the present". MINT copy.

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 36259

BATTERBERRY, M. & A., Mirror Mirror. A social history of Fashion.
New York, 1977 4°. Cloth, with pictorial coloured dj., 400pp., numerous plates & text-ills., of which in colour, picture-credits, index.
A lavishly illustrated review of fashion from the Ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, through the Middle-Ages up till the 20th century. Fine copy.

EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 10421

BAUDOT, François CHANEL. [First english language edition translated from the french].
London, Thames & Hudson, 1996 8°. Original cloth. Front cover with gilded publ. device, gilded title on spine, dustjacket. 79pp. of text including many monochrome and coloured illustrations on 29 plates, illustrating fashion designs by Coco Chanel, quotes about Chanel accompanied by small square coloured illustrations on pp. 76-79, chronology of events, bibliography. ["fashion memoir", series].
English language survey of the life and times of Coco Chanel, famous french queen of Fashion, a name that epitimizes taste, glamour and style in fashion design from the 1920s. onwards. Very fine copy, WITH DUSTJACKET.

EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 54628

BAUER, R.(introd.), Brusselse wandtapijten in Rubens'eeuw. Exhib. Catalogue Brussels 1 Juli - 7 september 1977. Transl. fr. the orig. german by E. de Waele-van der Elst.
Brussel, [....], 1977 sm.8°. orig. pict. col. limp wraps. 130pp. of introd., extensive technical description to pieces exhibited, incl. bibliographies to the Gobelins where applicable, 41 plates o.o.t. with extensive descriptions.
Exhibits the collections, as produced by Peter Paul Rubens, of the Cultural history Museum at Vienna and of the Royal Museums of Art & history at Brussels upon the occasion of the Belgian-Austrian cultural treaty. Mint copy.

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 36670

BAUHAUS TEXTILE COLLECTION EXHIBITION - La tessitura del Bauhaus 1919/1933. Nella collezioni della Repubblica Democratica Tedesca. Exhib.Catalogue Pesaro, Palazzo Ducale, [Venezia], 15 settembre 1985.
Venezia, 1985 large 8°. orig. limp pict.col. glossy wraps. 95pp. with col. & plain plates, text-ills., partly translations into german by H. Doetschmann & H.Werner.
Catalogue listing & extensively describing tog. 114 pieces of Bauhaus textiles from the collections of the Scientific-fultural Bauhaus Centre, Dessau and the State Artcollection, Weimar in former German Democratic Republic (D.D.R.). MINT copy. Scarce.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 36767

BAUMGARTNER, K., Die schweizer Gerberei und ihre Konjunkturgestatung seit den Weltkriege. [Inaugural-Dissertation; Original dissertation Basle University].
Affoltern a. A, J. Weiss, 1945 8°. Original printed wrappers. 176pp. Many comparative statistics in text, bibliography, C.V. of promovendus at rear end, table of contents.
German language original dissertation about tanning industry from Switzerlandup till the end of the Second Worldwar, e.g.:historic survey about development of tanning in Switzerland, leather production, leather as a product, origin and organizsation of leather manufacture, economic importance, importance of leather manufacture in public economy, supply of raw material, small local and large scale production, exports. A detailed investigation including recommendations for improvement. Very good copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 53948

BAUR, Rudolf, Tiroler Loden Versandhaus Rudolf Baur, Innsbruck [Tirol, Austria].
Tirol, Rudolf Baur, 1922 A-4 sized (folded) mimiographed businessletter with a monochrome illustration at upper left corner (a Tiroler landscape), signed in ink by Rudolf Baur, sent to a [dutch?] client requesting informative material covering Loden Coats as manufactured by Rudolf Baur, Mail order business, Tirol, Austrial, which includes manufacturer's business conditions. Enclosed the requested manufacturers' three promotional illustrated flyers, In-plano, folded. Two flyers illustrate male and female Loden Overcoats with prices in dutch currency, 1 flyer with directions for measurements (sizing).
German and dutch language. Sold as a lot. Very good condition.

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- GEMILANG 181: EPHEMERA & MEMORABILIA: Southeast Asia & the Western World (2014).
EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 53377

BAX, W.F., De Nederlandse Ridderorden en onderscheidingen. [Eerste druk/first edition].
Rotterdam Nijgh & van Ditmar, 1951 Original coloured and decorative boards, large coloured vignette at centre of front boards, repeated on e.p.'s. 56pp. coloured frontispiece, many coloured illustrations on 5 photo-plates with captions, full-page table illustrating the hierarchy of military orders and medals, table of contents, list of sources consulted.
Dutch language descriptive introduction into [dutch] Knighthood orders, military medals and ribbons, fundament, history, development, heraldic background and status. Good copy in attractive coloured publ. boards. (some skilful restorations to both upper- and lower outer front joints).

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 48804

BAYARD, E., l'Art de Reconnaître la Beauté du Corps Humain. L'Homme-La Femme-l'Enfant. Orig. edn.
Paris, Gründ, 1926 sm. 8°. cloth. 323, [1]pp. 150 text-ills. and figs, plates, concise bibliogr. ["Guides pratiques de l'Amateur et du collectionneur d'Art"].
Monograph describing corporal beauty of men, women and children through the ages, the shifting of general opinion on corporal beauty, the relation to fashion through the ages. Nice copy.

EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 41431

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