GEMILANG 132: Maritime History, Shipping and Tourism (2015).

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NOOTEBOOM, C. (1906-1967), Vaartuigen van Roeha aan de Zuidkust van WestSoemba. In:"Cultureel Indië," Jaargang 3, Januari/Februari 1941. [Eerste enige druk; First and only edition].
Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1941 Small 4°. Contemp. printed wrappers, circular monochrome publ. device on front cover, stapled. [11]pp. 7captioned monochrome pictures in text illustrating various local traditional indigenous boats from Roeha, Westcoast Sumba, Eastern Indonesia, some detailed diagrams illustrating the construction of a traditional boat on a plate, text printe3d in double collumns.
Dutch language scholarly inquiry into the art of construction and shapes of various traditional boats as observed at Roeha, Southern Coast, West-Soemba Island, Eastern Indonesia. Very good copy. Author worked for a long time as a civil servant in the Dutch East Indies, subdistrict Manggarai (Flores), Saleijer and Pangkadjene, Eastern Indonesia.

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EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 56595

[NOOTEBOOM, C. (1906-1967), editor], Schepen uit Verre Landen; Tentoonstelling Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde 15 Juli-1 October 1947. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.,I. [Leiden], Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1947 Small 8°. Contemp. printed wrappers. Monochrome picture of a traditional non-european boat in centre of front cover, repeated on ti.-p. 59pp. Occasional references, introduction, descriptive catalogue, explanatory glossary of technical terms used in text, table of contents.
Dutch language catalogue of a maritime exhibition kept at the dutch Public Museum of Anthropology, Leiden, listing and describing in detail together 202 models of traditional boats from european and non-western parts of the world, e.g.: Canoes, outrigger-canoes, dug-out canoes, numerous shapes of sailing and rowing boats from Europe, Africa, Asia, Indonesia and the Pacific. Very good copy. Author informs about literature research in support of his interpretation of this fine piece of art from a plrivate dutch collection. Very fine copy. Author worked for a long time as a civil servant in the Dutch East Indies, subdistrict Manggarai (Flores), Saleijer and Pangkadjene, Eastern Indonesia.

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 56605

NOOTEBOOM, CHR., De Inlandsche Scheepvaart. [Eerste druk/First edition].
Amsterdam, Koninklijke Vereeniging Koloniaal Instituut, s.d. [circa], 1925 sm. oblong 8°. Orig. lettered wraps., illustr. of a Pakata (Prahu from Halmaheira, Moluccas) on front wrapper. 79pp. 12 plates, some diagrams. in text, glossary of technical terms used, malay-dutch, full-p. plan of the museum, list of previous volumes in the series printed on verso of front wrapper. ["Gids in het Volkenkundig Museum", XI].
This guide, supplies technical information on collection of scale-models of indigenous indonesian Prahu and outrigger-canoes, as then present in the Museum of Anthropology of the Royal Colonial Assiciation "Koloniaal Instituut". Plates depict. indigenous vessels, incl. ceremonial vessels, of Japèn, North New Guinea, a double-outrigger canoe from Wètar (Southwestern Islands), a Madurese trade-vessel, a madurese fishing-vessel or Alis-Alis, a vessel from the Sangihe & Talaud islands, a Belang from Banda, S. Moluccas (competition-prahu), a War-prahu from Waropèn, N. New Guinea, &c. A good copy. Scarce.

EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 44996

NORIE, J.W., A complete Epitome of Practical Navigation, all necessary instructions for keeping a ship,s reckoning At Sea:.
with the most improved methods of ascertaining the Latitude, Meridian, Single, or Double Altitudes, and the Longitude, by Chronometers, or Lunar observations: including A Journal of a Voyage from London to Australia; and every other requisite to form The Complete Navigator; ...to which is added a correct and extensive Set of Tables, preceded by a copious explanation of each table. Twenty-first(Stereotype) edn. considerable augmented and improved. London, 1877. full contemp.calf. Title on spine. (xii), 348;(xlvii)pp.(eplanation to the tables), 360pp. of tables.frontisp., 7 other engraved plates, many diagrs. & tabs. in text, full-p. tabs.
An excellent manual. Rare. (bds. somewh. shaved esp. at corners, some very light occas. marginal foxing, but in general a good & clean copy).

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EUR 295.00

Book nr.: 36395

NORTH SUMATRA TOURISM - ROYAL PACKET NAVIGATION COMPANY, K.P.M. - North Sumatra Number. 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 3]. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Royal Packet Navigation Company promotional issue covering North-Sumatra travel and tourism: Population, Laut Tawar, Lake Tobafrom Medan to Padang, European Estate agriculture, fauna. Very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 45226

OUDENDIJK, JOH. K., Een Bourgondisch Ridder over den Oorlog Ter Zee. Philips van Kleef als leermeester van Karel V.
Amsterdam, 1941 orig.gilt lettered & tooled publ.cloth. (viii), 158pp. frontisp., portr., 4 facsim.plates after old engravings, ext. foot-notes, so-called "bijlagen", list of works cited. "KNAW, Werken uitgegeven door de commissie voor Zeegeschiedenis VII".
The life & times of Philip, Duke of Cleve (1456-1528) and his role as main counsellor to Emperor Charles V and Sea-warfare. Fine copy.

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EUR 80.00

Book nr.: 36593

PAKHAN (= Han Dehne], Jan Stolze: Kapitein-Luitenant ter Zee bij de Koloniale Marine 1795-1854. Een tijdsbeeld van zijn leven in de Bataafsche Republiek en Nederlands Indië. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Heerhugowaard, GigaBoek, [....], 2007 Small 8°. Original limp glossy wrappers, Covertitle, coloured portrait and an illustration. 145pp. Many captioned monochrome facsim. illustrations, incl. family portraits, some facsim. sketch-maps in text, 1 full page facsim. map, list of literature consulted, synopsis printed on lower outer cover
Dutch language 'biography' in which a picture is painted of Jan Stolze Dutch colonial Navy Officer, serving under the rule of the "Batavian Republic" and King William I, in the Dutch East Indies, commodore of a flotilla of warships in the fight against buccaneers, which includes his position of a hydrographed discovering a STrait later named after him:"Stolze Strait". An interesting piece of dutch Southeast Asian maritime history. Very fine copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 53123

PERU STEREO PHOTOGRAPHY - Dispatch Boat, off Callao, Peru.
S.L., s.n., s.d. [circa], 1900 Original handcoloured stereo photograph, 17.5x8.5cm., title printed in lower right margin, verso blank. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Very well preserved.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 45674

PHILIPPINES STEREO PHOTOGRAPHY - Soldier Boys arriving at Manila.
S.L., s.n., s.d. [circa], 1900 Original handcoloured stereo photograph, 17.5x8.5cm., title printed in lower right margin, verso blank. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
Shows a US military troop-ship, tugged, in Manila harbour, with the Stars-and-Stripes flying. Very well preserved.

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EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 45668

POUL, Noek de, The Flying Dutchman. Separated from:"Netherlands India Old & New", volume 18 (1933).
Amsterdam-Batavia, Van Munster-Kolff & Co., 1933 8°. Recent private limp wrappers, japanese style stitching. pp. 44-47 [= 5pp.]. 8 captioned monochrome illustrations, of which a portrait of Vasco da Gama, facsims. after old engravings.
English language essay by which a picture is drawn of the fading image and lack of knowledge about the hidden image of the flying dutchman legend after some 300 years. It includes information about similar legends from other foreign sources. Very good copy.

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EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 56012

QUINN, D.E. (Editor), The Hakluyt Handbook. [First edition].
London, The Hakluyt Society, 1974 2 vols. Original publ. cloth, front covers with large gilded vignette, gilded title on spines. (xxvi), (xiii), 706pp. Monochrome facsims. after old engraved maps and plans, archivalia, fold. facsim. map at end of volue I, usage and abbreviations, concordance between hakluyt's Principal navigations1598-1600, 1903-1905, index of books, general index, tables of contents. ADDED: List of Publications in print, including details of membership of the Hakluyt Society 1982/83. Original wrappers. stapled. 10pp., with original book Order form at very end and 2 publ. flyers loosely inserted. Very fine set.

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 51553

[QUISPEL, H.V. (Compiler), Het Jaar Petjom: Een terugblik op ruim 53 jaar [1927-1977]. Réunie op 4 oktober 1977 van het adelborstenjaar, dat voor het merendeel in 1927 werd benoemd tot officier der Koninklijke Marine. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.I., Services, [...], 1977 Oblong 8°. Original red coloured limp wrappers. 66pp. Full-page monochrome group portrait with extensive explanatory text on facing page, illustrating participants to the reunion, list of abbreviations being used in navy careers, descriptive glossary of 'slang' expressions used by Naval Cadets at the time, Copy inscribed and signed by compiler in ink on recte of f.e.p. WITH a 3pp. copy of a letter by author, A-4 sized, printed on rectos only with author's signature reproduced at end discussing a jubilee present to be presented to the Royal dutch Navy Institute, loosely inserted.
Dutch language commemmoravive publication celebrating the golden jubilee of Dutch Royal Navy Cadets who received the Commission of Officer Royal Dutch Navy, which includes for the greater part rather extensive biographies in which careers have been described. Good to very good copy. (upper right corner of front cover a bit worn and cracked).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 55949

RATELBAND, K. (compiler and editor), De Expeditie van Jol naar Angola en Sao Thomé. Offprint from "De Westindische Gids", XXIV.
's-Gravenhage, Linschoten Vereeniging/Martinus Nijhoff, 1943 Original printed limp wrappers, stapled, Society's logo printed on front cover. 24pp. Two facsim. track-maps printed on a plate after oauthentic egraved sea-charts, one wih legenda, table listing numbers of sailors and marines on on board of the fleet in textk, extensive footnotes/references.
Dutch language scholarly assessment based upon origina logs and other printed sources about the very successful voyage and expedition to Angola and Sao Thomé, 30 May 1641-31 October 1641, under command of Admiral Cornelis Corneiszoon Jol who, unfortunately did not survive the expedition. Originally published in the "Westindische Gids", re-issued on behalf of members only of the famous "Linschoten Vereeniging". Copy bearing two different german nazi registration numbers at rear end, resp. K2597 and K1111. Untrimmed copy. (ront edge foxed, some minimal dog-earing).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55274

REPORTSS. "VAN DER WIJCK" SHIPWRECK: Rapport naar Aanleiding van gestelde Vragen betreffende het vergaan van het SS "Van Der Wijck" aan den Raad van Justitie te Batavia. [Eerste enige druk; First and only edition].
Batavia, Raad van Justitie, [...], 1938 Small 4°. Original blank limp wrappers. Large printed square title label on front cover. 23pp. of double-space cyclostyled text on rectos only, ti.-p. with on verso questions asked in facsim. monochrome manuscript replied to by the Batavia Justice Court on following 23 pages.
Dutch language supplementary official report by the Batavia Justice Court, in which a number of supplementary queries are replied to about the unfortunate shipwreck by the dutch KPM passenger/cargo Vessel SS "Van der Wijck", capsized in a Gale October 20, 1935 in EU waters. Very good copy.

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EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 57076

RHINE RIVER CONNECTION-GREUP, G.M., De Rijnverbinding van Amsterdam en haar Geschiedenis.
Amsterdam, 1952 Cloth, with dj., 203pp., text-ills. & figures, sketch-maps, bibliography, register.
Historic review of the connections of Amsterdam-harbour with the river Rhine, published just before the completening of the Amsterdam-Rhine Channel. Mint copy.

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 10270

ROBINSON, Ch. (Commander R.N.), Old Naval Prints. Their artists and engravers. (ed. by G. Holme). Orig. edn.
London, The Studio, 1924 4°, gilt lettered cloth, marbled endpapers. (x), 36pp. of text, incl. list of illustrations, 96 fine plates o.o.t., of which some coloured (tipped-in). (US $ 247,00)
A classic on the subject. Limited edn. of 1500 copies only,this copy bears nr. 225. Printed with wide margins. (some light occas. foxing of hftitle, title, spine sunned, corners lightly bumped, a good copy however).

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 9538

ROTTERDAM LLOYD - VENNING, C., "Portugal". Handbook for the use of Passengers of the "Rotterdam Lloyd"Royal dutch mail line.
[Rotterdam], Rotterdam Lloyd, s.n.[1912]. 12°. orig. white lettered limp cloth wraps. 84pp. ills. on 12 plates, of which 1 depict. the Mailsteamer "Tambora".
After a concise history of Portugal and her population, ample information is supplied to passengers of the Rotterdam Lloyd mail steamers, to pass their time in an agreeable way. The final part supplies a Circular Tour of 10-12 days through Portugal. Good copy.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 38545

ROTTERDAM LLOYD ROYAL MAIL LINE - Sumatra-Java-Bali. [Tours by Rotterdam Lloyd Royal Mail Line] (title on front wrapper).
Rotterdam, Rotterdam Lloyd royal Mail Line, [circa], 1935 sm. 8°. Orig. tri-coloured wrappers, title and a large illustration of a wayang kulit puppet on front wrapper, after a design by G.V.W. (initialled on front wrapper). 56pp. Many black/white ills. of which some full-p., incl. some illustrations of passenger-ships of company's fleet (T.M.S. "Baloeran", "Dempo", "Sibajak", "Indrapoera"...), concise list of further reading, extensive list of world-wide agens, adresses and cable-adresses. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
English language guide distributed among passengers travelling by Rotterdam Lloyd Roayl Mail Line (Management Wm. Ruys en Zoonen) to Sumatra, Java and Bali; general text supplies extensive information on a variety of trips and visits to interesting points, and important information to Passengers (:) Ports of Embarkation, Route, Duration of voyage to Batavia, United States-Netherlands India, Interchange of Tickets, Baggage allowance, landing formalities, Passports and visa, Customs, Currency, Luggage, Automobiles, Railroads, Hotels, Guides,&c. Ample detailed guide. Good copy in atrractive wrappers. (spine chipped, skilfully restored in places).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 44412

ROTTERDAM LLOYD ROYAL MAIL LINE, JAVA The Holiday Paradise [Cover title]. (Original edition).
S.I., Van Leer & Co. [TYP], [circa], 1935 Small slim 8°., original coloured cover illustrations, after drawings, initialled 'E.v.H.' (Bromo volcano in eruption; Tj.Kidal, Malang), six folded, total size 58x37cm. 16 fine coloured illustrations of which featuring two company's passenger vessels and interiors, other remarkaple points of interest and people, together with promotional and general informative text on Java, large coloured company's world track map with legenda and inset-map of Java.
English language lavishly illustrated promotional brochure with basic tourist information covering Java published by command of the Rotterdam Lloyd Royal Mail Line. Very good copy. (some minimal tears on folds skilfully restored with clearview acid free tape, some travel agent's unobtrusive rubber stamps).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 49833

ROTTERDAM MUNICIPALITY PEACE CONFERENCE 1907 - Souvenir de la Fête organisée par la Ville de Rotterdam en l'honneur des Membres de la Conférence de la Paix, le 25 Juillet 1907.
Rotterdam, [1907]. sm.8°. orig.clothbacked limp lettered wraps, printed within a richly decorated ornamental border, crowned by the dutch State Coat-of-Arms (partly coloured) and 4 other coloured municipal coats-of-arms in each corner, (iii), 62pp. 10 plates, mainly depict. steam- & sailing-ships in an out of Port, many text-ills, fold. col. plan of Rotterdam Port, fold. plan of the so-called "Nieuwe Waterweg" (waterway connecting Rotterdam Port with North Sea), comparative tables in text (number of ships, goods turned-over,&c...in Rotterdam and foreign Ports), double-p. table I-III at end of volume, resuming imports- & exports 1890-1900 at Rotterdam Port.
Souvenir-Album Rotterdam Municipality offered to participants of the 1907 Peace conference. The first chapter is a description of the excursion by those participants, with list of names, on the "Nieuwe Waterweg"(the Rotterdam-connection with the North Sea, an part of the main Port). Next chapters deal with the importance and extensive description, suppl. interesting data, on the status of Rotterdam Port 1890-1906 as compared with other international Ports. Very good copy. Rare.

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EUR 215.00

Book nr.: 37105
     

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