GEMILANG 127: Captives inJapanese Camps in Southeast Asia (2015).

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A.M. [KAMP TEKENINGEN BANJOE BIROE]: Collectie van 10 getinte kamptekeningen van Banjoe Biroe, Japans concentratiekamp bij Ambarawa, Centraal Java [Collection of 10 occasionally tinted reproduction after original drawings, signed in print: A.M., of sceneries and views from Banjoe Biroe, near Ambarawa, Central-Java].
S.I., s.n. [circa], 2000 Tog. 10, of which 7 tinted and 3 monochrome reproductions after original drawings, each 300x200mm., incl. margins. Illustrates camp views and sceneries from Banjoe Biroe, a conglomerate of japanese concentration cemps for Women and small children, men and elder boys, located near Ambarawa, Central Java under japanese oppression 1942-1945. 5 reproductions initialled "A.M.", 4 titled, e.g.: "De Geitenwei Banjoe biroe, Banjoe Biroe, (2 different drawings), De Poort Banjoe BiroeHet Poortje", not initialled.
Reproductions in fine condition.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55105

ABKHAZI, Peggy - S.W. JACKMAN (editor), "Enemy Subject". Life in a Japanese Internment Camp 1943-45. First U.K. edition.
Stroud, Alan Sutton, 1995 Original glossy limp wrappers. Covertitle with some coloured illustrations. 143pp. Monochrome frontispiece (portrait), captioned monochrome illustrations on 4 plates after author's drawings illustrating Camp sceneries and premises, both exterior and interior, appendix (Proclamations Japanese to keep order; Gendarmerie Control, Ban Property Transfer), table of contents, synopsis printed on lower outer cover, table of contents.
In defiance of Japanese orders author kept a detailed journal of camp life (in Japan occupied China, Shanghai). A true and authentic life story. Paperback edn. (as publ.). Very fine copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 53272

ADAMS, G. Pharao, The Thailand to Burma Railway. Taiman Rensetsu Tensudo. built by P.O.W. in the second World War. An Illustrated History. Orig. edn.
S.I. [Kanchanaburi], s.n. [the museum], [circa], 1990 Small 8., original limp wrappers, stapled. Title and an illustration of a part of the railway on front wrapper. 16pp. of english text with many text-ills. after original photographs, sketch-map with an illustration on verso of front wrapper, another full-page sketch-map, full-page kilometre chart with names of P.O.W. camps and other data, general data to Thailand on lower outer wrapper. WITH an illustrated four-fold. small 8-sized museum flyer, printed recto/verso, and a coloured circular selfadhesive sticker, 9.5cm. from the Jeath War Museum, with coloured flags of Japan, England, Australia and Holland in centre, extra inserted.
A concise 'guide' to the Kanchanaburi museum, being a historical description. Very fine copy.

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EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 47675

AL, Joop, Ambarawa, Bandoengan en de Belg Refuge. Mythe en werkelijkheid over twee Japanse Kampen. [eerste druk/first edition].
Rotterdam, Ad. Donker, 1994 Original coloured limp glossy wrappers, circular portrait on front cover. 292pp. Black/white illustrations in text after photographs and original [camp] drawings, facsims. after archivalia, extensive notes to chapters at end, bibliography, name lists of private persons and official institutions consulted, extensive alphabetical name-list, including camp registration number, name and age, of male inmates of Camp Ambarawa-8 and Labour Camp Bandoengan II, Java, acknowledgements, synopsis on lower outer cover, table of contents.
Dutch language privately conducted inquiry after author's own recollection, private diary and other unpublished and private diaries as kept by fellow inmates in two japanese internment camps for men and boys from the age of 14 on Java: Ambarawa-8 and labour camp Bandoengan II. Study includes a full alphabetical name-list of former inmates, stating camp registration id. numbers, names and age which is quite unusual. Paperback (as orig. publ.). Very good copy.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 50110

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[ALBERS, A.E.J. O.Carm.] (Preface) - (Een Zuster van Onze Lieve Vrouw van Amersfoort = Sister Borromeo Lurvink], Onder de gevreesde Vloedgolf. Onze Missie in Oorlogstijd. [Eerste druk/first edition].
S.I. [Malang], s.n., [circa], 1948 Small 8., original printed and partly decorated wrappers. 172, (2)pp. Illustrations in text after drawings by HARRY GO [2]pp. alphabetical list of Congregations addresses in the Netherlands as well as in Indonesia. ADDED a small original photograph, 12.5x7cm., being a portrait of author, Sister Borromeo Lurvink. (tear skilfully restored).
The experiences of the "Sisters of our Loving Lady of Amersfoort" (Zusters van Onze Lieve Vrouw van Amersfoort) under the japanese occupation of Indonesia, at Probolinggo, Djember, Lawang, Loemadjang, Malang but also on Halmaheira. Their sufferings, the progress of missionary work, incl. extensive notes on the fate of the Chinese sisters. as written by: "Een Zuster van O.L.V. Amersfoort", which is an alis for Sister Borromeo Lurvink. provenance: a pencilled note by a niece of author on f.e.p! Good copy. Rare. (some light dog-earing, spine-ends with some damage, a bit dull copy).

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- GEMILANG 159: Missiology in Southeast Asia and Oceania (2015).
EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 48626

ALBERTS, A., Een Kolonie is ook maar een mens. First edn.
Amsterdam, Van Oorschot, 1989 sm.8. orig. coloured limp thin wrappers. 126pp. Synopsis in dutch on lower outer wrapper. ADDED a large, manifolded original press-clipping with author's portrait, being a review by Robert Anker, taken from a dutch daily, loosely inserted.
An essay dealing with dutch colonial administration, during a 150 years before the Japanese occupation during the pacific war, and with the fate of those [europeans/Indo-europeans] under the japanese occupation. Paperback edn. (as publ.). Good to very good copy. (name of previous owner in corner of f.e.p.).

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 46093

ALLBURY, A.G., Bamboo and Bushido. [First edition],.
London, Robert Hale, 1955 8. Original publ. cloth, title printed on spine. Hftitle (verso blank. 192pp. Captioned monochrome frontispice, (author's portrait), monochrome head-pieces after drawings by Douglas Relf, double-p. sketch-map on f.e.p. illustrating the Burma-Siam Railway.
The personal story of a Gunner in the 18th Division, who did not escape, but who remained for 3 years in the hands of the japanese, first in the labour camps of Singapore, then on the Burma railway. Good copy. NO DUSTJACKET.(tail ends a bit worn due to shelving)

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Book nr.: 54998

ALLISTER, William, In het Kamp van de Jappen. [First dutch edition, translated from the original english "A handful of Rice", by Chr. Hilsum-Beuckens].
Utrecht, Het Spectrum, 1964 Small 8., original coloured and illustrated limp wrappers. 217pp. Synopsis printed on verso of front cover, concise biogr. note to author with portrait on lower outer cover, [7]pp. of publ. list at very end. ["Prisma Boeken", 1032].
Recollections by a Canadian national, member of a Canadian group of nationals as P.O.W. in a Japanese camp somewhere in Malacca during the Pacific war 1942-1945. Pocket edition (as publ.). Good copy. (some light wear to corners of covers, light crack to front cover).

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 51401

AMBARAWA INTERNMENT CAMPS CENTRAL JAVA CONGLOMERATE: CHRONOLOGIE van gebeurtenissen in Am barawa Kamp IV, hernummerd in 9 en later in 8 [October 10, 1943-December 3, 1945.
S.I., s.n., [circa[, 1955 Small folio. Stapled. 6, [8]pp. of cyclostyled text. TOGETHER WITH: Reglement Kamp IV Ambarawa d.d. 11november 1943, 15 decembver 1943; Huiszoeking 5 Juli 1944; Kamplied door Mevrouw Heida Jun 1944; Ketella-lied door Mevrouw Groenhoff; Kamp A.B.C. (voor Mevrouw Bijlard, 5-8-1944) gemaakt door de dames Steffie Gertis en Ietje Schultz, Blok 3D; full-page groundplan of Camp IV/9/8, with legenda incl. Besiap attack with handgrenades November 21, 1945 which includes a dutch language report.
Dutch language concise survey of data and information about the notorious japanese ceoncentrationcamp AMBARAWA IV, Central Java, reprinted after original notes by Mrs. Joke Bromet, held captive under japanese oppression of dutch colonial Indonesia 1942-1945, which includes a [2]pp. report about a Bersiap attack by indonesian extremists december 1945, camp Ambarawa 9, with a detailed plan of this camp. Very good copy. Scarce.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 55112

BACKER, D., Buigend Riet. Dagboek van een krijgsgevangene in Japan en Mantsjoerije 1944-1945. Orig. edn.
Amsterdam/Antwerpen, L.J. Veen, 1995 Original stiff coloured and partly illustrated wrappers, designed by Jos Peters. 239pp. Full-p. plates, incl. some portrs., and a drawing by Colonel Bozuwa, 2 full-p. sketch-maps, author's concise C.V. with a portr. printed on lower outer wrap.
Diary by a dutch P.O.W., as kept in various japanese camps on Java, Malaysia, Burma, Japan (incl. a vivid description of the sea-voyage) and finally in Manchuria, Mukden. After his liberation author was sent to Morotai, colonial Indonesia, where he took command of some 30.000 japanese P.O.W. Paperback edn. (as orig. publ.). Very fine copy. Interesting.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 48108

BAKKER, A.E.M., Vaderland, Moederland. [Eerste druk; First edition]. [Doctoral essay Rotterdam University].
1997 Small folio. Original plastic spine backed paper covers, tinted illustrated front cover with title in monochrome type. Clearview plastic wrappers. 131pp. Full-page monochrome sketch-map, verbatim text to interviews with 12 children imprisoned in japanese concentration camps in INDONESIA, literaure consulted and cited, research questionnaire, appendices, table of contents.
Dutch language doctoral essay submitted to Rotterdam University in which candidate researches daily life, experiences, fear and suppression as experienced by [european, e.g. dutch] children imprisonewd in japanese concentrationcamps during the Second Worldwar in the Pacific, japanese oppression, lack of food, brutal incidents and terror. It includes the Bersiap period after the liberation in 1945, the repatriation to the Netherlands (an unknown fatherland), the arrival and rejection by the dutch population, housing problems and living conditions, generally turning into stress syndromes. Still an important collection of field data gethered about a dark period of personal histories. Very fine copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 56291

BALLARD, J.G., Empire of the Sun. First edn.
London, Gollancz, 1984 Orig. cloth, title in gilt on spiny, dustjacket. 278pp. Full-p. plan of Shanghai, 1942, table of contents, biogr. note to author with portr. on lower inner flap of dustjacket.
Novel, based on author's observations of events that took place during the Japanese occupation of Shanghai and within the [internment] camp at Lunghua, period 1942-1945. The official name of this camp was Lunghua C.A.C. (Civilian Assembly Centre). Preceded by a history of the japanese military attack on China, 1937, the eve and attack on Pear Harbor and the subsequent conquest of Southeast Asia by the Japanese forces. Very good copy, WITH dustjacket).

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 45762

BANDUNG INTERNMENT CAMP "MARIA STERRE DER ZEE"- Godsdienstig Leven in een Interneringskamp te Bandoeng. [Eerste druk/first edition].
Den Haag, Typ. "Heanja", [circa], 1945 Small 8., original printed wrappers, illustration of major camp-building on front wrapper. 59pp. of cyclostyled text. NOT called-for in holdings Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV.
Dutch language information on religious life in a japanese internment camp for men and boys at Bandung, Java, by the name of "Maria Sterre der Zee". Good copy. Rare. (small rupture to blank back endpaper and lower outer wrapper, lower outer wrapper a bit sunned).

EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 48729

BR, Mgr. R. Philippe Toespraak van Mgr. R.Philippe Br ter gelegenheid van de herdenking Nederlandse Slachtoffers van de Japanse Vrouwenkamen op 31 augustus 1990.
[Arnhem], Bisdom Roermond, 1990 2 parts. Small folio, centre folded. Stapled at upper left corner. 5pp. printed on rectos only. Speaker's own copy, all pages initialled in manuscript at tail margins. ADDED: KEMPEN, J.H. VAN, Toespraak van Mw. J.H. van Kempen, voorzitter van de Stichting Nederlandse Stichting Slachtoffers Japanse Vrouwenkampen op Vrijdag 31 augustus 1990 om 14.00 uur ten behoeve van de vierde Lustrum-herdenking in de Grote of Eusebiuskerk in Arnhem. 4pp. of original typoscript on rectos only. Stapled at upper left corner. Provisional copy with ms. corrections in ink and initialled at tail margins by Speaker. EXTRA ADDED A small folio-sized printed communication by dutch Public Information Service, or "Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst", printed recto/verso on a single leave of official stationary, announcing the absence of Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands to the official commemmoration 1990, represented by Juliana, Princess of Orange-Nassau, incloding provisional Program, with corrections in ms. in ink.
Verbatim dutch text speeches of which one by the then Bishop of Rotterdam, of which one is a provisional typoscript with ms. corrections in ink, held in remembrance of all victims perished in Japanese concentrationcamps for females and children, under japanese oppression in Indonesia during the Pacific War 1942-1945, on the occasion of the fourth Lustre of annual commemmorations. Both parts in very fine condition. Still of great historic interest.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 56810

BARENTZ-DROST, M., Kimura's Kinderen. Orig. edn.
Den Haag, KJBB '41-'49, 1995 Small 8., original limp wrappers, large coloured illustration on front wrapper. 128pp. Many coloured illustrations after authentic children's drawings, introduction by Emmy Verhoeff
Author's personal recollections and authentic stories from other internees, describing her authentic experiences as a female internee in japanese concentration camps Gedang or "De Wijk" at Surabaya and Lampersari. Title "Kimura's children" has been derived from a speech by the japanese camp commander Kimura, referring to the internees as "his children". Very good copy. Interesting.

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 47432

BARNOUW, R.J.D. (President editorial committee, et.al.), Oorlogsdocumentatie 40-45, Vijfde Jaarboek van het Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie. [RIOD]. [Originele uitgave; Original edition].
Amsterdam-Zutphen, RIOD-Walburgpers, 1994 8. Original limp glossy wrappers. Illustrated coloured frontcoverfeaturing an Indonesian environmental scenery, covertitle in bold white type. 240pp. 14 captioned monochrome illustrations on plates and in text, including portraits and dutch nazi youth propaganda meetings, some about dutch colonial Indonesia, each essay with detailed references and appendices, some comparative data in text, extensive editorial information, english summaries to contributions, concise biogr. notes to contributors, table of conents.
Fifth dutch language annual report published by the dutch Public War research Institute, also called RIOD, housed in Amsterdam Municipality. A collection of seven scholarly essays about the sewond worldwar, both in the Pacific and Europe, topics: 4 essays about Forced prostitution in Indonesia under japanese oppression by Yoshiaki Yoshimi, George Hicks and Elly Touwen-Bouwsma, Jeanne Ruff O'Herne, 3 others about the nazi occupation of Europe, focused upon the Netherlands. includes standard communications by editorial board/publishes.

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Book nr.: 56539

BECKMANN, J., Tempo Doeloe. Een familiekroniek uit Nederlands-Indi voor, tijdens en vlak na de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Orig. edn.
S.L., the Author, 1996 small folio, orig. wrappers with spiralled plastic spine, title printed on front wrapper. 105 lvs, numbered by hand, of text and many facsim. ills., of which some full-page after original photographs, incl. portraits of family-members, family- advertism. in local newspapers, letters, notes, &c. Dated at very end in ms. 17-2-[19]96
A privately published chronicle of the Beckmann-family of their stay in dutch colonial Indonesia, before, during and after World War II, incl. experiences in japanese civilian internment camps. Very good copy. Rare. (circular red coloured stamp of previous owner at lower left corner on recte of firs leave).

EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 45464

BEERLING, D., Tweehonderdduizend Indo's buiten de Japanse Kampen. [re-edited after the second edn.].
Haarlem, "Benteng Beruang", 1996 Small 8., orig. wrappers, dustjacket. 29pp. C.V. of author on last unnumbered lve.
An essay describing the fate of circa 200.000 dutch Indo-europeans who stayed outside the japanese internment camps. Ther is few literature on the subject. Fine copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 46301

BEETS, N. De Verre Oorlog. Lot en Levensloop van Krijgsgevangenen onder de Japanner. Tweede druk [First edition, Second impression].
Meppel-Amsterdam, Boom, 1981 Stout 8. Original limp coloured and illustrated wrappers, designed by Leendert Stofbergen. Frontcover title in bold white capital type. 476pp. Many capitoned monochrome illustrations of which portraits and group portraits illustrating main dramatis personae, captioned monochrome illustrations in text after drawings made in japanese captivity, comparative tables and other data in text, 2 monochrome sketch-maps with extensive legenda, references, literature, index to personal names, synopsis on lower outer cover, table of contents.
Detailed dutch language investigative history about those who lived and worked in pre-war Dutch East Indies, the war against Japan, the occupation of Indonesia, captivity in japanese P.O.W. AND Concentration camps, the porced or by free will return to Holland after the end of the war, the arrival in Holland and the struggle to build a new life, social integration and labour. Together 141 former P.O.W. and Internees have been interviewed by author about life and exploits before, during the japanese oppression and after the return home. It also includes an introduction about pre-war colonial Indonesia. A true goldmine of data and of human interest so many years after the War's end. Good to very good copy. (copy a little bit dull).

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Book nr.: 56377

BEETS, NICOLAAS (Pseud. L.A. Koelewijn), Niet meer aan denken. Burma-Thailand 1943; Twee verhalen. [Eerste druk; First edition, thus].
Baarn, Hollandia, 1980 Original coloured stiff wrappers with covertitle, designed by Hans Sturris. 107pp. Sketch-map of the Burma-Thailand Railroad, concise biogr. note to author with portrait on lower outer cover.
Dutch language recollections by author of his stay as a P.O.W. and interpreter on the notorious Burma-Thailand Railroad during the Second Worldwar in Southeast Asia, which includes extensive remarks on the psychological effects of long-term imprisonment and hard labour under extreme circumstances. Previously published under author's pseudonym L.A. Koelewijn, "De ene dag en de andere" and "Niet meer aan denken", 1958 & 1959. Paperback edition, as orig. publ. Very fine copy.

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Book nr.: 50360
     

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