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

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HOEVEN, J. VAN DER De Chinezen van de stad Palembang. Een marginale studie. Bevindingen van een onderzoek gedurende acht maanden, inde Zuid Sumatraanse stad Palembang (Indonesia), November 1969-Juni 1970. Orig. edn.
Den Haag, 1970 sm. 4. orig.wraps. 65, 27pp.(so-called 'Bijlagen') of cyclostyled text on rectos only, bibliography, appendices (statistics).
inquiry into the socio-economic position of the Chinese of Palembang (S. Sumatra). (2 ex-lib. stamps, 1 on title-p. & 1 on preface).

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EUR 80.00

Book nr.: 2758

HOULISTON, S., Borneo Breakthrough. First edn.
London, CIM, 1963 Small 8, cloth, orig. pict.l col. dj., 204pp., ills. on 2 plates, sketch-map on endpapers.
Missionary labour by the China Inland Mission amongt the Chinese of Western Borneo (: Kalimantan, Sambas). Scarce.

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 2861

HYATT, S. PORTAL, The Black Pearl of Peihoo. A tale of the Malay Seas.
London, Religious Tract Society, [circa], 1920 Small thick 8, blind stamped cloth, (viii), 226pp., coloured frontisp.
Juvenile, mainly set in Central British Borneo, with as main character a young orphan-lad, serving as an assistant to a famous naturalist (George North)... "commissioned by a great scientific society to obtain moving pictures of the wild life of the Bornean Jungle, especially of the long-nosed monkey..." (p.10), incl. many notes on the 'head-hunters', the Chinese, a visit to the Raja's town "Kaduk", etc. Scarce. Good copy. (some occas. foxing, 1st blank gone.)

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 2906

IDO, V.(H. van de Wall, 1869-1948), De Paria van Glodok. Episode uit het Indische Pauperleven in drie Acten. 2e druk.(2nd. edn.).
Bandoeng, Visser, 1921 12., (16x11.5cm). orig. wrappers, title in bold blue type on front wrapper, printed within a broad decorative coloured border. 100pp. 2 plates (portrs. of main dramatis personae), cast and dramatis personae. BUUR, PD, 819.
Interesting play in 3 acts, with as main character an Indo-boy (of unknown Ttk descent), situated in a very poor Indo-milieu in Batavia, incl. notes on an Arab money-lender & on a rich Chinese chasing a young Indo-girl; also with information on Christian charity for the poor (Church-charity). Rare. (wrs. somewh. dog-eared.)

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EUR 110.00

Book nr.: 2914

J.E.L. (Narrator), Ten days in the Jungle. Orig. edn.
Boston, Cupples, Upham & Sons. Cy., 1885 12. orig. cloth, Title in gilt on upper boards listing E.J.L. as author & narrator, and on spine, gilt vignette (some elephans)on upper boards, small gilt circular vignette on lower outer boards. 100pp.
Narrates a journey into the Perk Jungle, by courtesey of the then Resident Sir Hugh Low, with descriptions of the 'natives', the Chinese, Tamils and Klings. MINT copy. (some minimal wear to tail of spine, due to shelving).

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EUR 430.00

Book nr.: 36121

KALFF, S., Chineesche Doodencultus in Indi. a.o.artt. In:"NION, 11-8"(Amsterdam, 1926).
sm.4. recent limp wraps., stitched. pp. 227-238. 1 plate, text-ills.
An interesting article on chinese death-cult and rites in colonial Indonesia; with a lengthy book-review, illustrated with 7 plates depict. batiks from Java, of J.A. Loebr's "Das Batiken auf Java..." Nice.

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EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 37835

KHOO JOO EE, The Straits Chinese. A Cultural History. Repr. (1st. 1996).
Amsterdam-Kuala Lumpur, 1998 4, cloth, pictorial coloured dj., 288pp., coloured pictorial title, numerous coloured & plain ills. & plates, double-p. coloured sketch-maps, extensive glossary, bibliography & index.
A lavishly illustrated publication on the subject, that took the author some 20 years to complete. It describes extensively history & life of the Straits Chinese: Religion, customs & festivals, Architecture, The Arts (fine & applied, incl. many ills. on dress), everyday life... MINT copy.

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EUR 205.00

Book nr.: 10150

KCHLER, Joh. Penang. Kulturlandschaftswandel und Ethnisch-soziale Struktuur einer Insel Malaysias.
Giessen, 1968 Orig.limp lettered wraps. (ix), 165pp. Ills. on 6 plates, many tables & graphs in text and full-p., of which 1 coloured, loosely inserted table of nutmeg-exports, 24 maps loose in endpocket of which coloured & folded (incl. Census-maps, maps depicting locations of Penang-Chinese squatters, settlers, etc. from Fukien & Kwangtung, Chinese Water-campong, etc.), text to maps in English on separate pp., short glossary Malay-German, bibliography, English summary, list of other publs. printed on outer lower wrap. ["Giessener Geogr. Schriften"... Heft 13].
An important & extensive analysis of the changes in the spatial structure of a former brirish settlement in Southeast Asia (obtainted by Frank Light in 1786 from the Sultan of Kedah). Penang's cultural Landscape appears to be an intensive synthesis of Euorpean, Malayan, Chinese and Indian influences, which have been imprinted on the island over a continuous period of nearly two centuries. Very good copy. Rare.

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EUR 160.00

Book nr.: 37492

KUN PAU HIAP, Hoasan Tayhiap. Jilid I(all publ.). Orig. edn.
Djakarta, "Analisa", 1961 Small 8., original coloured and illustrated wrappers, stapled. 99pp. Black/white illustrations in text after drawings, coloured illustration with a calendar printed inside lower outer wrapper, horoscope in colour and illustrated on lower outer wrapper.
Popular chinese story on behalf of Indonesian Chinese, in indonesian language. (a somewhat dog-eared copy, staples rusty, NO offsetting however).

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EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 47993

LAGARUE, (Commander], lments de Langue Chinois. Dialecte Cantoinais. Notation Quc Ng. A l'usage des Officiers, Fonctionnaires et Colons. [Edition originale; First edition.
Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1900 Small stout 8., recent clothbacked original printed publ. wrappers. Hftitle.(verso with publ.imprint). [2], (xi), 288pp. With a suppl.note/errata, publ. advert. printed on outer backcover, references, table of contents
French language textbook about the Cantonese language: Introduction to its grammar comared with Chinese language, verbs, pronounciation, prefixes and suffixes, , including 18 practical lessons, chinese characters in text, original Cantonese dialect, texts transcribed into latin scrupt translated into french. Compiled on behalf of french Army officers, civil servants and colonists in contact with Cantonese Chinese living and working in french Indo-China. Still of much interes. Good untrimmed and partly unopened copy. (recent clothbacked spine, some occasional staining to outer covers, contents clean).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 38797

LEE YONG LENG, Population and Settlement in Sarawak. 1st.
Singapore 1970 Small 8, cloth, dj., (xv), 257pp., text-ills. & ills. on plates mainly depicting housing, 45 sketch-maps & diagrams, tables in text & full-p., bibliography, index.
Incl. extensive notes on Chinese settlements. Fine copy.

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EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 8974

LEEUW, H. DE, Ank en Hans in de Rimboe. Bewerkt door A.A. Robertson-Klaar. Orig.edn.
Amsterdam, [....], 1935 orig. lettered pict.cloth. 188pp. frontisp.(plate), many text-ills, sketch-map, pict. endpapers and design of binding all by [K. Wiese], [4]pp. of publ. list at end. BUUR, I.J., 0610.
Story of a boy and a girl (brother & sister), staying on a Rubber-Estate on Sumatra, and their adventures, incl. a description of a Chinese New Year Parade in the Campong, a wayang-kulit performance and some kancil-stories as told by an old Javanese. Good copy. (bds. somewh. faded, esp. on spine).

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Book nr.: 37747

LEOPOLD, L., De gezondheidstoestand der Arbeiders bij de Steenkolen-mijnen van Poeloe Laoet.
Amsterdam, 1915 orig. wraps. (vii), 236pp. ills. on a plate, fold. sketch-map with legenda, num. tabs. & graphs in text and full-p., bibliogr. [''Kolon. Instituut te Amsterdam", Meded. No. V., Afdeeling Tropische Hygine No. 2].
An important study on medicare of, mainly chinese contract-coolies of the colleries at Poeloe Laoet, Makasssar Strait, off the coast S.E. Borneo, covering the period 1911-1914; incl. extensive notes on the influence of sickness & health on the production of coal. (somewh. dog-eared copy).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 12200

LEYS, J.K., By Creek and Jungle. Orig.edn.
London, Partridge, [....], 1909 sm.thick 8. orig.pict.col. gilt lettered red publ.cloth, pict. & gilt lettered spine.[3], 300; 32pp.(publ.catalogue). Frontisp., 5 other plates all after drawings by GEO SOPHER.
Juvenile, for the greater part set in Borneo, incl. references to the "headhunters"and the chinese population. Fine copy in orig. publ. cloth. (dedicatin in Ms. on verso of upper boards, first blanks a little browning).

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EUR 215.00

Book nr.: 36570
     

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