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

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FORBES, A(nna), Insulinde. Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago. First edn.
Edinburgh & London, 1887 Small thick 8°, cloth, ills. on upper boards, (xii), 305pp., folded coloured map at the end with legenda.
Narrative of ANNA FORBES, wife to H.O. FORBES (Naturalist in the N.E.I) of more general nature: descriptions of Batavia & Buitenzorg, the Botanical Garden, the Dutch colonial system, the relation with the servants, a description of Kupang (Timor), incl. notes on the Chinese of Kupang; pp.57-100; 137-228 deal with Ambon & the Moluccas with notes on means of subsistence, the climate, the census of the Island of Waai, the Tanembar Islands; also includes is a description of a Javanese village feast in honour of a graduate from school at which a wayang performance was given (pp.177-8). Rare.

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- GEMILANG 145: The Moluccas/Republik Maluku Selatan (2015).
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EUR 385.00

Book nr.: 2094

FRANCOIS, J.P.(preface), Historical Guide of Malacca.(2nd. edn.).
Singapore, 1936 sm.8°. orig. wraps, illustr. on upper boards. 91pp. 14 plates, full-p. plan of St. Paul/s Church, facsim. fold. plate at end, fold.plan of Malacca at end with short legenda, scale Eight Chains to an Inch, fold.plan (presumed sketch of a proposed scheme for the Fortification of Malacca by the Portuguese), [8]pp. of advert. at end. "Malacca Historical Society"publ.
First publ. as a Guide Book to commemmlorate the Centenary of the British occupation at Malacca,17th March, 1824-17th March 1924. An interesting "guide", descr. a.o. Historical Monuments of Malacca Town, The fall of Malacca, the Chinese of Malacca, Malay Mosques, list of Tombstones in St. Paul's Church...Fine copy. Rare.

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EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 12927

FRANKE, S., Fa. De roman van een chinese in het oude Batavia.
Amsterdam, [1947]. Decorated boards, 292pp. BUUR, PD, 1616.
Novel on the massacre of the Chinese, Batavia 1740, with as dramatis personae a young Chinese girl (Fa) of a well-to-do family in Batavia.

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- GEMILANG 156: BATAVIA-DJAKARTA-JAKARTA: Architecture, Cityplanning, History, Development, Urbanization (2015).
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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 2129

FREEMASONRY - GEDENKBOEK - Gedenkboek van de Vrijmetselarij in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië, 1767-1917. Uitgegeven door de oudste der drie Werkplaatsen op Java "De Ster in het Oosten", "La Constante et Fidèle", "De Vriendschap".
Semarang-Soerabaia-'s-Gravenhage, 1917 2°. orig. gilt tooled & decorated cloth. 694, [3], [2]pp. ills. and portrs. on 47 plates, some facsims, some full-p. plans of lodges, extensive lists of names, register of names.
Commemmorates the 150th anniversary of freemasonry in Netherlands India, incl. that of Chinese, Arab, Javanese & Japanese brethern. Rare. (recased, new endpapers, some ex-lib. stamps on title, bds. somewh. faded).

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EUR 580.00

Book nr.: 12253

FROMBERG, P.H. Verspreide Geschriften.
Leiden, Chung Hwa Hui(Chineesche Vereeniging in Nederland, 1926 large thick 8°. modern qtr.calf, spine in compartments, title and vignettes in gilt on spine, date tooled in gilt at foot of spine, marbled boards (xiii),814pp. with a portr. of Fromberg.
Collected artt. of this expert-author covering all aspects of the Chinese population in colonial Indonesia, publ. by the Chinese Association in the Netherlands "Chung Hwa Hui, incl. i a. notes the Chinese in The Netherlands. Uncut & Unopened copy in excellent condition. (first 3pp. carelessly opened at lower margin causing minimal damage to margin).

EUR 340.00

Book nr.: 37770

GABRIËLSE, Joh. (1881-1945) (artist), De Chinese Kamp te Batavia, Java.
Groningen-Batavia, J.B. Wolters, [circa], 1930 Large coloured lithographed educational wall-plate, 85x70cm., framed, after an original watercolour by Johannes Gabriëlse. ["Insulinde in Woord en Beeld", by H. Zondervan]. A SCAN IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
This educational wall-plate, in use with dutch primary education, depicts the so-called "Chinese Kamp", or chinese compound, at Batavia, colonial Java. Good copy.

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EUR 350.00

Book nr.: 40682

GAN K L., Pendekar Harum. Orig. edn.
Semarang, Pustaka "Silat", 1977 tog. 20 parts. 12°. orig.pict.col. wraps. Each part c.60pp. Stapled.
A popular chinese adventure-story, silat, as published for the Indonesian Chinese population. Fine set. Scarce.

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EUR 205.00

Book nr.: 37884

[GEDENKSCHRIFT] - [CHINA INLAND MISSION], De Kerk Groeit. Gedenkschrift ter gelegenheid van de wijding der Eerste Chineezen tot Bisshoppen der H. Kerk 28 October 1926.
Warmundae, 1926 oblong 8°. orig. lettered limp wraps, with chinese characters (not transcribed) and dutch title in character-like lettering at head of wraps, large illustr. of H.Mary of China in left margin. [30]pp. of text, full-plates with ext.captions, text-ills. and a sketch-map depict. china and the new Vicaries of the Cross, with legenda (listing the names of 6 newly consacrated Chinese bishops), printed on verso of title.
Commemmorates the consecration of the first 6 Chinese bishops, Mgr.Tschao, Tsch'en, Souen, Tsu, Tcheng and Hou on 28 October 1928 at St. Peter's, Vatican City, Rome. Incl. a short report on the settlement of the Roman Catholic Church in China, incl. achievements by dutch missionaries, short C.V. of the new Chinese Bishops. "Sinensibus Praesulibus Neerlandia Catholica". A rare & curious item. MINT copy.

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EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 36580

GREGORIUS (Father) (introd.), De Hand aan den Ploeg. Het missiewerk van de Capucijnen op Borneo en Sumatra.
S.I. [Tilburg, Capucijnen Missie, [....], 1940 Small 8°, pict. dec. wraps., 183pp. Many text-ills., portrs., some sketch-maps.
Capucin missionary labour among the Dayak & the Chinese on Borneo & amoung the Batak of Sumatra & on Nias. Fine copy.

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 12989

GROOT, J.J.M. DE Het Kongsiwezen van Borneo. Eene verhandeling over den grondslag en den aard der Chineesche politieke vereenigingen in de koloniën, met eene Chineesche geschiedenis van de Kongsi Lan-Fong.
's-Gravenhage, Nijhoff, 1885 Later stiff wraps, orig. printed wrap. laid-down. (viii), 193pp., 16pp. of facsims, being chinese character tex, not transcribed. 2 folded sketch-maps, of which 1 depict. the Residency of Mandor, dutch Borneo some tables in text, extensive foot-notes.
A very important 19th century study on Chinese combines ("political organizations") in colonial Indonesia, focused upon the Combine of Lan Fong, residency Mandor, dutch Borneo. Author describes first the chinese history of the combine Lanfong; in the second chapter he supplies an elaborate description and analysis of the genesis, history and development of chinese combines in general and more particular in colonial Indonesia. Good copy. Very rare. (some ex-lib. and cancellation-stamps on ti.-p., some other ones in margins, ow. a very fine copy).

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EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 2427

GROOT, J.J.M. DE, Jaarlijksche Feesten en Gebruiken van de Emoy-Chineezen. Een vergelijkende bijdrage tot de kennis van onze Chineesche medeburgers op Java. Met uitgebreide monographieën van godheiden die te Emoy worden vereerd. Eerste Deel (All publ.). Orig. edn.
Batavia, Bruining, 1880 Large 8°. Orig. calfbacked cloth, title tooled in gilt on spine. (xiii), 644pp. Extensive footnotes, incl. text in chinese characters, with transcription, chinese character-printing in text, not transcribed, extensive register of names, places and expressions appearing in text, supplementary notes and errata, bibliographies of chinese and european standard-works, list of main Emoy-chinese expressions, citation of Confucius printed on verso of title in chinese characters, transcribed into dutch ("Loen-ju", XII, 22).
Standard work, being a comparative study on the Emoy-Chinese in dutch colonial Indonesia: social stratification, customs & beliefs, daily life, ceremonies and seasonal festivities, the chinese religious system, the Emoy pantheon of Gods and half-gods, &c...all in order to spread more useful knowledge on the chinese population in colonial Indonesia amongst the european population. Author was a dutch interpreter of chinese at Pontianak, dutch territory of Borneo. A good to very good copy. Very rare.

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EUR 975.00

Book nr.: 43782

GUDGEON, L.W.W., British North Borneo. FIRST edn.
London, A. & CH. Black, 1913 sm. 8°. orig. richly decorated cloth, large col. illus. on fr. cover.Hftitle(verso blank). (viii), 87pp. col. frontisp.(Badjaus), 11 other fine col. plates all after drawings by A. Stewart, sketch-map, publ. list on [8]pp. at very end, decorated f.e.p's with coats-of-arms, publ. serial-list opp. hftitle and a small publ. advertising handbill for the series loosely inserted . ["Peeps at many Lands"series].
History, River-coast People, other Malay tribes, Ciast Tribes, Hill People, the Chinese of North Borneo (incl. notes on their Kongsi-system), Estates, Orang Utan, &c...A fine copy. Scarce. (spine with light sunning, first blank and hftitle with some spots)

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 39763

GULIK, R.H. VAN - AUCTION CHRISTIE'S AMSTERDAM, Sale of The Van Guilik Collection of Fine Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan Paintings and Calligraphy; Oriental Ceramics and Works of Art including a Fine Private Collection of Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cups and Jades. [Auction Catalogue].
Amsterdam, Christie's, 7 December, 1983 Orig. stiff glossy lettered wraps, square coloured illustr. on upper wrap. Auctioneer's data printed on verso of upper wrap.[7]pp.(conditions of sale, special instruction, Sales Schedule and a 2pp. C.V. of Rohert Hans van Gulik, with a portr. of van Gulik at his desk, by [Prof.] E. Zürcher.87pp. num. ills. on 10 plates of which some coloured, num. text-ills. Indiex to the Chinese painting section on [2]pp. comprising lots 1-174, estimates printed in [3]pp. at end, orig. unused bidding-forms, in english and dutch at very end, summary bibliography of the writings of R.H. van Gulik on [2]pp. WITH: Loosely inserted errata and corrections, and supplementary lots added on [4]pp., numbered pages 21, 22, 27. 31 and 44 with 8 illustrations.
Auction-catalogue, 7 December 1983, comprising 431, plus supplementary, carefully described lots being the Estate of the famous sinologist Robert H. Van Gulik, with estimates supplied at end of catalogue, incl. the supplementary loosely inserted leaves. English text-edn. A very fine copy. Very rare.

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EUR 650.00

Book nr.: 40199

GWEE THIAN HOCK, William, `A Baha Malay Dictionary. The first Comprehensive Compendium of Straits Chinese Terms and Expressions. [First edition].
Tokyo-Rutland-Singapore, Tuttle, 2006 Small 8. Original coloured glossy limp wrappers. Covertitle in various colours. 222pp. Introduction, table of contents. Synopsis including Author's C.V. with a coloured portrait on lower outer cover.
Detailed explanatory dictionary Baba [Romanized Chinese] dictionary (romanized) which is preceded by an introduction and special notes about spelling, pronounciation, abbreviations, double pronounciation, different meanings, baba phrases beginning with TAK on first 20pp. Very fine copy.

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 54249

HAEFTEN, F.E. VAN & L.A. VAN DER WOERD, Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Tjandoe rooken. Offpr.fr.:"GT.NI, vol.80-24 (1940)".
Batavia-C., [1940]. orig. printed wraps. pp.[1488]-1500. tables in text and full-p., short bibliogr.
An interesting essay on the effect of Opium-smoking in the N.E.I.(licenced and unlicenced), incl. notes on illegal opium-trafficking by a.o. chinese & arabs. [Opium-trade was a state-monopoly in the dutch East Indies at the time).

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 12884

HAN SWIE TIAN, Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Familie- en Erfrecht der Chineezen in Nederlandsch-Indië. Orig. thesis [Utrecht university].
Amsterdam, 1936 orig. wraps. 137pp. some tabs. in text & full-p.
Important study on Chinese family-law & law of succession as practised in colonial Indonesia. Scarce. (foxed throughout)

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EUR 80.00

Book nr.: 2515

HAVE, J.J. TEN & A. LABAN, Verhalen en Schetsen. Geïllustreerd Leesboek ten gebruike bij het Aardrijkskundig Onderwijs in de Lagere School, II. 3e druk.
's-Gravenhage, Ykema, 1886 sm. 8°. clothbacked boards. 88pp. Title-vignette (Ternate volcano), many steel-engr. plates & text-ills.
Part II of a geogr. reader for dutch primary school. pp. 49-88 deals with the N.E.I. and supplies some rather naïve information on: Batavia (with a plate depict. New Batavia, a european house), incl. descr. of the chinese of Batavia, volcanoes (Salak, Gedé, Gunung Api, the city of Bandung, Palmtrees & their products, wild animals: Orang Utan, the Javanese (incl. a descr. and a plate of Amok), a tour right across Sumatra (Soemàtra), followed by a descr. of Acehnese 'rebels' (incl. some portrs. of 'leaders'), and finally a visit to Menangkabau with remarks on matrimony. Good copy. Rare.

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 10316

HEEK, F. VAN, Chineesche Immigranten in Nederland.
Amsterdam, 1936 large 8°. 106pp. frontisp. ills. on 7 plates, num. tabs. in text, large extd. table, being inquiry-list with results, bibliogr., index. "Publicaties v.h. Geografisch en Sociogr. Seminarium der Universiteit van Amsterdam, No. I."
A very important, one of the few, sociological reports on the position of chinese immigrants in the Netherlands. Good copy. Scarce.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 10322
     

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