GEMILANG 134: The Overseas and Penarakan Chinese of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore (2015).

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BERGER, B., Das Geheimnis von Pontiana. Roman aus Borneo.
Berlin, s.d. [circa], 1950 sm. 8°. thin boards. 239pp.
Novel set in and arount Pontianak, Dutch Borneo, incl. ample notes on the chinese population, illegal opium-trafficking, &c... (head of spine damaged, skilfully restored however).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 12962

BLYTHE, W. The Impact of Chinese Secret Societies in Malaya. A historical study. Orig. edn.
London-Kuala Lumpur-Hong-Kong, O.U.P., 1969 Cloth, dustjacket. (xiv), 566pp., frontisp., 18 ills. on 4 plates, 8 sketch-maps in text & full-p., list of abbrev. used, bibliography, glossary, general index, index of societies & organizations.
Important and already classical study on the traditional Chinese Secret Societies in China, The Straits Settlements, the Federated & Unfederated Malay States & in both dutch and british territory of Borneo. Nice copy. (dustjacked heavily rubbed at extremities).

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- GEMILANG 161: The Malay Peninusula.(2015).
- GEMILANG 162: SINGAPORE: "The Lion City" (2014).
EUR 175.00

Book nr.: 40655

BOREL, H., Iets over Chineesche Tempels. Taken fr.:"NION, 4-3 (1919)".
[Amsterdam, 1919]. sm. 4°. recent paper binder. pp. 81-91. With 6 half-page photo-ills. depict. Chinese temples (Klentèngs) across dutch colonial Indonesia.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 12478

BRAU DE SAINT-POL LIAS, Le Baron X., Ile de Sumatra. Chez les Atchés. Lohong. Orig. (only) edn.
Paris, Librairie Plon, 1884 sm.8°. orig. printed wraps. Hftitle(verso with publ. imprint), (xxxv), 274pp.(incl. list of contents). frontisp., title-vignette, 15 plates, of which 1 a portr. of Lt.-General K. Van der Heyden, extensive footnotes, fold. col. lithogr. map with legenda printed at tail, at end of volume, depict. the Lohong-Residence (N.Aceh), list of plates on [1]p.(verso blank).
In his preface author supplies his views on western colonialism, esp. the french view, strongly advocating economic & political development; after that he describese in extenso his stay in Residency Lohong, a very prosperous residency, rich in a variety of minerals, agriculture, esp. pepper-production, as a esteemed guest of the Teuku of Lohong; he extensively describes the military situation, the military expeditions of the dutch under the Lt.-General K[arel] van der Heyden; incl. extensive observations on country and population of Lohong, incl. the chinese population of merchants and shopkeepers. Plates mainly of anthropological and ethnographical interest. Uncut copy in orig. publ. wraps. Very rare nowadays. Good copy. (waterstain on verso, blank, of each plate, name stamped in modest size, in upper right corner of first blank).

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- GEMILANG 175: Tropical Agriculture and Agro-Geology (2014.
- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
EUR 325.00

Book nr.: 39160

BRAU DE SAINT-POL LIAS, le Baron X., Ile de Sumatra. Chez les Atchés. Lohong. Orig. (only) edn.
Paris, Librairie Plon, 1884 sm.8°. orig. cloth, title in gilt on spine. Hftitle(verso with publ. imprint), (xxxv), 274pp.(incl. list of contents). frontisp., title-vignette, 15 plates, of which 1 a portr. of Lt.-General K. Van der Heyden, extensive footnotes, fold. col. lithogr. map with legenda printed at tail, at end of volume, depict. the Lohong-Residence (N.Aceh), list of plates on [1]p.(verso blank).
In his preface author supplies his views on western colonialism, esp. the french view, strongly advocating economic & political development; after that he describese in extenso his stay in Residency Lohong, a very prosperous residency, rich in a variety of minerals, agriculture, esp. pepper-production, as a esteemed guest of the Teuku of Lohong; he extensively describes the military situation, the military expeditions of the dutch under the Lt.-General K[arel] van der Heyden; incl. extensive observations on country and population of Lohong, incl. the chinese population of merchants and shopkeepers. Plates mainly of anthropological and ethnographical interest. Uncut copy in orig. publ. cloth. With a 3-line Ms. dedication, to Commandant Bretel, in ink, signed by author in corner of 2nd. blank leave. Very rare. Good copy. (bds. somewh. sunned esp. on spine).

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
- GEMILANG 139: ATJIH! ATJEH! ATSJIN! (History, The War, The Acehnese and the Dutch (2014).
- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
EUR 475.00

Book nr.: 39161

BROEKHALS, F.J., Het geheim van de Haaiendoder.
Hoorn, "West-Friesland" (1956). Pictorial coloured boards, 176pp. Track-map, 2 plates after drawings by J. Giling. BUUR, I.J., 1013.
Crime-fiction, being the adventures of 2 boys, sailing from Semarang to Australia, with as theme illegal gun-trafficking by chinese bandits.Nice copy.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 1329

CHAN AN, Sam Kok. Pts. 1-93. Orig. edn.
Jakarta, nd.[c.1980]. Tog. 93 parts of the series, each story complete in itselves. 12°. orig.pict.col. wraps. Each issue 64pp.
Popular stories from chinese origin (silat), translated on behalf of the Indonesian chinese population. Fine set.

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- GEMILANG 171: Indonesian Language Publications (including Low-Malay and Sino-Malay Literature) (2014).
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EUR 440.00

Book nr.: 37912

CHATER, W.J., Sarawak Long Ago. Orig. edn.
Kuching, Borneo Literature Bureau, nd.[c.1960]. sm.8°. orig.pict.col. wraps. with white lettering. 120pp. text-ills. after old photographs and after drawings by Husain Sulaima.
A nice review: The Residences of the Rajahs, The Brooke family burial ground, Fort Alice Simanggang(1864), The great fire of Kuching 1884, 4 legends retold, The Masjid Besar, How the Chinese labourers came to Sarawak, The old Christian cemetary (sic!), Kuching, The Ghost of "Golf Links"Bungalow, the Sarawak Flag, How Broadcasting first came to Sarawak,&c...Fine copy. (minor tear in lower wrap skilfully restored).

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EUR 80.00

Book nr.: 37084

CHIA, F., The Babas. [Chinese Malays]. Orig. edn.
Singapore, Times Books International, 1980 Original kimp glossy wrappers, title in bold black type with coloured illustrations on front wrapper. 193pp. Many coloured ills. on 8 plates with extensive captions, many black/white text-ills. of which some full-page, all after old and new photographs, some facsim. ills. after original chinese documents, postscript, table of contents.
A description of the Malay Chinese, originating from Amoy, Fukien and Hokkien, after orw experiences, observations and recollections (:) Origin, characteristics, Baba Malay, english education, domestic and social life, birthday, wedding and funerals, festivals and games, vanishing cultural heritage...Supplies good insight in this Malaysian population group. Very fine copy.

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 47226

CHIN UNG-HO, Chinese Politics in Sarawak. A Stury of the Sarawak United People's Party. Orig. edn.
Kuala Lumpur Oxford University Press, 1996 Original cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket. (xviii), 331pp. Ills. with captions on 4 black/white plates, extensive footnotes, 2 sketch-maps on a plate, many tables, figures in text and full-page, list of abbreviations used, appendices 1-3, bibliography, index, table of contents.
Vast and well-documented study on the SUPP (Sarawak United People's Party), Sarawak's oldes political party founded in 1959. The party has changed from a left-wing anti-Malaysia political entity into an Establishment Barisan Nasional component party without loosing the support of the Chinese of Sarawak. Fine copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 47961

CHINEESCHE ONDERWIJZERS BOND (C.O.B.) [ [VAN NEDERLANDSCH-INDIË] - De Chineesche Onderwijzer: Orgaan van de Chineesche Onderwijzersbond (C.O.B.).
Batavia-Centrum, [Chineesche Onderwijzersbond] (C.O.B.), 1931 Odd Issue, Volume 5-No. 4 (1 April 1931). Recent clothbacked original wrappers, stapled. pp.168-202. Some local black/white sponsoring advertism. Dutch language text with a rather extensive resumé in Malay at end.
Odd issue of this vocational monthly on behalf teaching members of the Chinese Teacher's Association of the Dutch East Indies, with a number of vocational contributions and information on behalf of teachers and chinese parents. Good copy. (edges a bit frayed, lower right corner of front cover clipped).

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 49649
     

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