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AARSEN, J.L. (Chief editor), De Uitlaat. Personeelsorgaan van de N.V. Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, vol. 9-no. 1 (Januari 1954) - 12 (Deceiber 1954); Vol. 19, no. 12, December 1966 [discontinued].
S.I., N.V. Koninklijke Nederlandse Paketvaart Maatschappij, 1954 & 1966 Small 4°. Original cloth, Gilded compaqny logo in centre of front cover, complet in 12 issues bound in one volume, original coloured wrappers bound-up. Lavishly illustrated. approx. 150pp.
ADDED: vol. 19-part 12 (December 1966, discontinued). Large oblong 8°., original limp glossy wrappers, stapled. Large coloured illustration of company's flag on both outer covers. 43pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations in text and full-page illustrating company's vessels and crews, some statistics in text, personalia printed inside front cover: jubilees, new emplyees and orbituaries
Complete volume for 1954) together witn final issue December 1966 of this dutch language magazine on behalf of employees of the Royal Dutch Packet Navigation Company, K.P.M. Discontinued after the company's merger with the K.J.C.P.L. (Koninklijke Java-China Paketvaart Lijnen or Royal Interocean Line). Good copy. (small stain near front outer hinge).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55619

ABEND, Hallettt, Treaty Ports. [A Rich Pageant of Life where East and West Agreed to Meet, subtitle on dustjacket]. First edition.
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1944 Small 8°., original cloth, dustjacket. (viii), 271pp. Full-page facsim. sketch-map, index, illustrated endpapers, table of contents. Nice lino-cut ex-libriis pasted on recte of f.e.p.
English language historical survey on the first ports of China opened to european and other foreign western powers, the so-called Treaty Ports, including descriptions on developing trade, opium- and slave-trade, further penetration of european missionaries, etc. Good to very good copy, WITH DUSTJACKET. (tiny nick to lower outer cover, dustjacket rather heavily frayed and chipped at spine-ends).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 51652

AMSTERDAM HARBOUR - Le Port d'Amsterdam. Orig. edn.
S.L., s.n., s.d. [circa], small slim 8°. Orig. wraps., stapled, title and Amsterdam Coat-of-Arms printed on front wrapper. 6pp. of french text. 5 photo-plates depict. views and ships, with captions in french out-of-text, extract from official habour regulations printed on last unnumbered lve., with first plate printed on verso, 1 small sketch-map depict. the principal ports of Europe, 1 large fold. col. plan of the harbour, 1: 20.000 with concise legenda in dutch, at very end, 1 large fold. coloured plan, with references and text in upper margin in english "The Port of Amsterdam and its Communication with the North Sea", loosely inserted.
A concise pre- war (2nd. World war) description in french of the history and development of Amsterdam harbour, text to maps in dutch and english only. (small tear to front margin of front wrapper skilfully restored, upper right corner clipped, some wear to spine-ends, a little bit dog-eared, contents and maps fine).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 44805

ANTEN, J., D. VAN LUNSEN, R.F. VAN OOSTEN (et.al.), G,E,N,A, kruisers Java en Sumatra. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Zierikzee, Asia Maior, 2001 Folio. Original monochrome illustrated glazed boards with bold black type covertitle. 192pp. Numerous monochrome and coloured illustrations, portraits of sailors and commanding officers, comparative tables in text, large extending diagram featuring decks and modes of construction, also illustrated on full page diagramsnumerous technical data, incl. propulsion, namelist of other dutch cruisers, chronology of tours of duty, bibliography and sources, namelist and addresses of Java crew as per february 26, 1942, english summary, table of contents.
H.R.M.S. Java and Sumara were both light cruisers of the Java Class Royal Dutch Navy, Dutch East Indies. The Java class was designed by the Germaniawerft in Kiel, but constructed in The Netherlands. They were designed to to counter the Japanese reconaissance cruisers of the Chimuna Class built in 1912. This monograph supplies ample detailed information about the cruisers Java and Sumatra: details about construction, armament, numbers of sailors, speed and machinery, services, tours of duty,etat-major and the final clash with the japanese fleet in 1942. Very good copy. (library lending label and barcode on f.e.p.).

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EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 55992

ATLAS - JUSTUS PERTHES, Justus Perthes See-Atlas. 12. Aufl. (12th edn.). Mit nautischen Erläuterungen Neu bearb. von [Kapitän] L. Schubart.
Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1925 sm.8°. Orig. thin light-blue cloth, with bladk and red lettering, an oval vignette, printed on upper boards, between a 2-barred thin line-border with tiny black stars in every corner, title in black on spine. 52pp. of introd. and revised nautical elucidations by [Sea] Captain L. Schubart, tables in text and 24 very fine copper-engraved coloured double-p. nautical maps, with legenda, [4]pp. publ. advert. at very end.
A charming little nautical pocket world-atlas, from the North-to the South-Pole. A very fine copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 40080

BACKER DIRKS, F.C., De Gouvernements Marine in het voormalige Nederlands-Indië in haar verschillende tijdsperioden geschetst.
Weesp, 1985-1986. 3 vols. 4°, cloth, original pictorial coloured wraps laid-down on covers, 336, 359, 330pp., numerous text-ills., for the greater part depicting ships, text-figures, lists of personal names, list of builders, appendices, registers, facsims. of old documents, &c...
The first & only illustrated work covering dutch naval-ships (incl. armed traders & K.P.M. ships) 1861-1949 serving under dutch colonial administration (so-called Government-Navy). Supplying a wealth of very useful maritime information. (bds. plastified, ex-lib. stamp at tail of titles, small ex-lib. number at tail of spines).

EUR 295.00

Book nr.: 9356

BACKER DIRKS, F.C., De Gouvernements Marine in het voormalige Nederlands-Indië in haar verschillende tijdsperioden geschetst.
Weesp, 1985-1986. 3 vols. 4°, cloth, original pictorial coloured dustjackets. 336, 359, 330pp., numerous text-ills., for the greater part depicting ships, text-figures, lists of personal names, list of builders, appendices, registers, facsims. of old documents, &c...
The first & only illustrated work covering dutch naval-ships (incl. armed traders & K.P.M. ships) 1861-1949 serving under dutch colonial administration (so-called Government-Navy). Supplying a wealth of very useful maritime information. MINT set.

EUR 385.00

Book nr.: 37609

BACKER DIRKS, J.J. - W.J. COHEN STUART, De Nedelandsche Zeemagt, in hare verschillende tijdperken geschetst. Tweede herziene en vermeerderde druk [ 2nd. revised & enlarged e ition].
's-Gravenhage, Van Cleef, 1890- 1932 Stout 8°. 3 vols, vol. 1-2 bound in modern private cloth. Vol. 3 in original wrappers, frontcover title in bold monochrome type with over monochrome publ. device. The whole printed withing a black thin double-barred vertical typograpnhical line-border. (4), 832; 752; 103)pp. Register, references alph. list of personalia stated in text of volume 3, errata lve. loosely inserted, tables of contents. This set includes the supplementary volume published in 1932, e.g.: W.J. COHEN STUART, De Zeemacht in Nederlandsch-Indië, 1874-1888.
Complete set, with supplementary volume, of this dutch language detailed survey about the Dutch Navy and fleet, which includes extensive information about her exploits in the Western Hemisphere, which include information about naval operations, numbers of ships and crews, dutch marines, etc. The third volume, supplement, describes in extenso the position and exploits of the dutch nave in Dutch East Indian waters, including expeditions against Palembang war, the conquest of Java, the operations in the Moluccas, naval operations in Japanese waters). Good to very good set. Vol. 3 (supplement) untrimmed.

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 56405

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BAKKER, H.Th., De K.P.M. in Oorlogstijd. Een overzicht van de verrichtingen van de K.P.M. en haar Personeel gedurende de Wereldoorlog 1939-1945.
Amsterdam, Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij, 1950 large 8°., original cloth, title in bold gilt type on front boards, repeated on spine with company's logo in gilt. 330pp. coloured fold. frontispiece (commemmorative stained-glass windows in Djakarta office), ills. on 10 plates after phtographs and paintings, mainly illustrating ships of company's fleet, col. maps on endpapers, of which 1 with legenda, extensive name-lists of personnel killed in action, list of ships lost, decorated men, concise index, glossary of abbreviations used
Commemmorates War-achievements of the Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company (K.P.M.), during the second world war, operating mainly in the Pacific war-zone. Very good copy.

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 47332

BALI TOURISM - ROYAL PACKET NAVIGATION COMPANY, K.P.M. - Bali Number. A Garden of Eden.Orig. edn.
Batavia-Centrum, Royal Packet Navigation Company, K.P.M., 1935 small 4°. limp wrappers, stapled. Coloured front wrapper with K.P.M. ensign, large company logo in centre of lower outer wrapper.[28]pp. of english text with num. ills. after photographs, centre-fold map showing K.P.M.- Tourist Routes via the Netherlands Indieswith legenda, full-p. sketch-map of North Sumatra with concise key, full-p. time-table, being K.P.M.-connections, full-size illustrated advert. of NITOUR printed inside lower outer wrapper, loose leave showing native [sumatre] creeses, each page with miniaturized company's circular logo, table of contents printed on ti.-p. ["K.P.M. Gazette", Vol. I-Number 4]. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Royal Packet Navigation Company promotional issue covering Bali travel and tourism: Population, temples, religion and ceremonies, arts and crafts. Good copy. )centre-fold map loose from staples).

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 45227

BALI TOURISM BY KPM LINE: Bali. A Garden of Eden.
Batavia-C., K.P.M. Line, 1937 large 8°. orig. pict. wraps., K.P.M. logo printed at tail of upper wrap and in centre of lower wrap with below a small rectangular logo of a K.P.M. agent printed in blue and white. [24]pp. of english text and 51 mainly large & some full-p. text-ills. and plates, large sketch-map of Bali printed in upper part of page 1, with key and some figures concerning Bali printed at lower part of this page. Stapled.
Tourist-guide descr. the country, the people, temples, religion and ceremonies, (incl. dances and burial scenes), Arts and Crafts. A fine copy. (lower cover with very light soiling and a small marginal tear, skilfully restored however with acid-free tape).

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EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 37956

BARNOUW, A.J., A trip through the Dutch East Indies. Orig. edn.
S.L.[Amsterdam], "Nederland" Royal Line, 1930 Orig. thin batiked covered limp wraps, title and oval company logo in gilt on front boards,. 73pp. 16 plates, footnotes, large fold. col. map with concise references at very end, depict. the colonial Indonesian lines of the "Nederland" Royal Line, decorated endpapers.
This travelogue by a Queen Wilhelimna Professor, Columbia University, New York, is preceded by a piece of history in which author links the history of the founding of New York by Henry Hudson, who tried to discover a new route to Java, beyond the control of the Spanish Fleet, with that of Batavia. After his arrival at Sabang Harbour by means of a freighter with passenger accomodation, the S.S. "Celebes", of the "Royal Netherland Mail Line", keen observations follow of North Sumatra (Batak- and Menangkabau Country), Java, Celebes, the Moluccas, and Bali. A good to very good copy with the original and very delicate thin original batiked paper 'dustjacked'. Complimentary copy of the "Nederland"Royal line, printed on recte of first blank leave. Two versions of this travelogue have been published: one on behalf of the Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, K.P.M. and one (this copy) on behalf of the "Nederland"Royal Line. (some very little wear to spine=end and to rims of dustjacket).

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EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 43620

BEESLY, P., Room 40. British Naval Intelligence 1914-18. First edn.
London, Hamish Hamiltin, 1982 Orig. cloth, title in bold silver lettering on spine, dustjacket. (xi), 338pp. Ills. and portrs. on 8 photo-plates, appendices: list of abbreviations and list of Staff Identified as Serving in or closely connected with Room 40/ID25, 1914-18, list of sources and select bibliography, index.
The history of 'Room 40', the unofficial name of the British Admiralty's World War I codebreaking organization. Good to very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 44051

BEMMELEN, J.F. VAN, & G. B. HOOYER, Guide to the Dutch East Indies. Composed by invitations of the Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (Royal Steam Packet Company.). [First english edn., transl. fr. the orig. dutch by the Reverend B.J.Berrkington.
London-Batavia, Luzac/Kolff, 1897 12°. [130x115mm.]. Original clothl Decorative gilded covertitle with a large gilded picture of a ship, decorative gilded spine. (viii), 202, [12]pp. 15 captioned monochrome photo plates, featuring topographical views and ethnic population types, 1 monochrome and captioned double page plate, 4 captioned monochrome fold. plates featuring summits of volcanoes, 11 mainly fold. plans and maps of which coloured, with legenda featuring plans of major cities and parts of Java Island, large fold. coloured mpa of the Indonesian Archipelago, index, [12]pp. of publ. list and further notices at rear end, small publ. notice addressing the reader bound-up at front, table of contents, decorative and coloured endpapers.
The FIRST tourist guide with photographic plates ever published by command of the Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company (K.P.M.), supplying a wealth of information on colonial Indonesia: travelling-conditions, fares, ship-accommodation, recommended itineraries, and an annexe with information about intercolonial services [by K.P.M.]. Good copy. Rare. (offsetting of publ. notice at front.some very occasional spotting to margins, binding a bit dusty, ow a clean copy).

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EUR 600.00

Book nr.: 55136

BEMMELEN, J.F. VAN, & G. B. HOOYER, Reisgids voor Nederlandsch-Indië. Samengesteld op uitnoodiging der Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij. Herzien door J.F. Niermeijer. [Revised edition by J.F. Niemeijer].
Amsterdam, De Bussy, 1906 Stout 8°. Original coloured lithographed and illustrated limp publ. wrappers, designed by Gust van de Wall Perné. Frontcover title in boled yellow coloured type printed within a coloured picture illustrating the bow of a [K.P.M.] Ocean liner and some small sailing-vessels. (viii), 262pp. [34]pp. of annexe, listing in dutch currency Passenger-tariffs, 1st-4th class cabins at rear end. LXXVIIpp. of partly illustrated sponsoring ads. Captioned monochrome frontispiece illustrating Weltevreden K.P.M. Office, many captioned small plhoto illustrations in text illustrating indonesian ethnic types, places and monuments to visit, environmental locations,coloured lithograplhed extending map with legenda illustrating a section of Padang Highlands, 3 coloured lithographed city plans with extensive legenda illustrating Batavia (extending), Semarang & Soerabaia, coloured lithographed plan with legenda illustrating Bogor Botanical Garden (Buitenzorg), full-p. monochrome plan illustrating Tengger Volcano crater, double-p. plan illustratingSummit and Caldere of Gedeh-volcano, name-list of K.P.M. fleet which includes concise technical specifications on 2 unnumbered leaves, Company's concise information about transport and other regulations, concise genral time-table, departures and arrivals, commercial information about some life-insurance companies printed on lower outer cover..
Dutch language lavishly illustrated Passenger and travellr's guide to public services by Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, called in dutch Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (K.P.M.), her freight and passenger services in Indonesian waters, also including connections with Singapore, Malaysia and Austrtalia. Still important information is suplplied about tourism and travel from bygones in the Dutch East Indies Archipelago. (Covers rather heavily freyed, soiled and ull, dog-eared, contents clean).

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Book nr.: 56433

BILDERBEEK, J.G. - C. BILDERBEEK-HOGENKAMP, H.A. VAN HOBOKEN, J.J.A. WIJN(et.al.)(contribs.), Tot in de verste uithoeken...' De cruciale rol van de Gouvernements Marine bij het vestigen van de Pax Neerlandica in de Indische Archipel 1815-1962. Orig. edn.
Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1998 large 8°. Orig. cloth, dustjacket. 216pp. Many text-ills., of which some coloured, mainly depict. vessels, personnel & uniforms, some sketch-maps in text, many extensive name-lists of a.o. commanders, personnel, names of dutch colonial indian and government naval vessels, other name-lists, all as appendices, chronologies, explanation to abbreviations of types of vessels, list of general abbreviations used, list of sources consulted, registers of personal- and vessel's names.
A well documented historical review of the activities of the Royal dutch colonial indonesian navy and the so-called colonial dutch indonesian government navy and their dominating role in the establishment of "Pax Neerlandica", throughout the colony. Very fine copy.

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 43571

BOER, D.M.G. DE (compiler), Gedenkboek der Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland 1870-1920.
Amsterdam, S.M.N., 1920 4°. orig.decor. & lettered wraps., designed by H. Verstijnen. 102pp. hftitle(verso blank), frontisp.(portr.), many plates & text-ills, tabs. & graphs in text and full-p., name-lists, sketch-map with short legenda depict. the main track of the company, large decorated head-and-tail pieces, also designed by H. Verstijnen, errata-slip inserted.
Commemmorates the 50th anniversary of the Stoomvaart-Maatschappij "Nederland" (Netherland-Line), (passenger and freight connection to and from the Neth.East Indies), with list of company's fleet, ills. depict. various passenger-ships, incl. interiors, tabs. & graphs. suppl. information on profits & losses, freights and number of passengers carried, &c... Fine copy.(small oval stamp and numer on blank area of hftitle, upper right corner of upper wrap. slightly damaged).

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 36538

BOER, D.M.G. DE, De Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij. Offpr.fr.:"Neerlands Welvaart".
Amsterdam, s.n., 1924 4°. orig. pict., lettered wraps. 43pp. many ills. after photographs,of which full-p., full-p., a.o. depict. ships of company's fleet, office-premises, tabs. & graphs, in text and full-page, full-p. sketch-maps.
A concise but well-documented history of the Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, K.P.M., operating in dutch colonial Indonesia, covering the period 1891-1919. Tabs. supply a.o. extensive information on profits- & losses, salaries of personnel, tonnage of cargo's shipped, number of passengers, &c...&c... Good copy. (lower corner of upper wrap. clipped, a little bit dog-eared, contents fine).

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Book nr.: 44921
     

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