GEMILANG 139: ATJIH! ATJEH! ATSJIN! (History, The War, The Acehnese and the Dutch (2014).

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AARDWEG, H.P. VAN DEN, Generaal van Heutsz [de Held van Atjeh; subtitle on front wrapper]. Oorspronkelijk Jongensboek. Orig. edn.
[Helmond], [Drukkerij 'Helmond'], [....], 1941 large 8°. Orig. pict. col. front wrapper. Hftitle (verso blank), 121pp. Text-ills. after drawings by L. de Swart, table of contents, publ. list at very end. ["Nederlandse Jeugdbibliotheek"No. 113 A; Serie::"Hollandse Helden", No. 7]. BUUR, I.J., 0759.
Romanticised youth story describing youth and military career of J.B. Van Heutsz during the Aceh-war and his appointment to Governor-General of dutch colonial Indonesia. (cover at tail of spine gone over circa 5cm., some light dog-earing, all in all a good copy however).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 43964

ACEH STATISTICS - Gewestelijke Maandstatistieken van de Handelsbeweging der buitenbezittingen...Gouvernement Atjeh en Onderhoorigheden. January 1920.
S.I. s.n., 1920 Small 8°, wraps., 29pp. Numerous tables & statistics. Each to be sold separately at:
Commodities import-& export figures as supplied by the Statistical bureau, Dept. of Agriculture.

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EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 11115

ACEH WAR - NEDERBURGH, S.C., De Proeve van een Onderzoek der Middelen tot Oplossing van het Atjeh-Vraagstuk, verdedigd en toegelicht.
's-Gravenhage, Nijhoff, 1887 Small 8°, orig. wraps., 121pp.
Defence & elucidation to previous articles & publications, in which author advocates a radical unorhodox solution of the dutch-acehnese armed conflict: almost complete retreat of the dutch from Aceh, a very unpopular point-of-view in those days. Unopened copy.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
EUR 115.00

Book nr.: 10610

ACEH WAR - Overzicht van de Krijgsverrichtingen in Groot-Atjeh van en met den Afval van Toekoe Djohan (Teukoe Oema).
Breda, K.M.A., 1904 sm.sq.8°. recent cloth, new endpapers. 30pp. foot-notes, short list of sources at the end. ["Oost-Indische Krijgsgeschiedenis", VI].
Concise review of the dutch military operations in Greater Aceh, incl. the so-called "treason"of Tuku Umar. (toekoe Djohan, former Panglima Prang Besar). For the use of the Royal Military Academy K.M.A. only. Rare.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 36552

ACEH WAR - TEUKU UMAR, Een Herinnering aan 24 Mei 1897.
S.I. [Amsterdam], "Het Vaderland", 1937 Large folio, four-folded. In-plano. [4]pp. portraits in text.
A special issue of a dutch daily "Het Vaderland", dated 22 May 1937, containing a number of essays commemmorating the defection of "Toekoe Djohan Pahlawan, Panglima Prang Besar", Hoeloebalang of Lepong, better known as Teuku Umar for short, originally an important acehnese Ally to the dutch, who defectet to the Acehnese 'rebels, together' with his well-armed troops on 24th of May 1897, thus causing a heavy strategic military and political blow to dutch morale. Very well preserved. Rare.

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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 42462

ACEH WAR COMMEMMORATED- Perang Kolonial Belanda di Acen/The Dutch colonial War in Aceh. FIRST edn.
Banda Aceh, Pusat Dokumentasi dan informasi Aceh, 1977 sm.4°. orig.glazed pict.col. boards, pict. endpapers. 268pp. of bi-lingual text (English & Bahasa Indonesia), numerous plates, ills., portrs. also with bi-lingual extensive captions, bibliography, sources, index.
A pictorial history of the Dutch colonial war against Aceh, incl. a section on Acehnese Heroines; published to mark the one hundreth anniversary of the dutch declaration of war, March 26, 1873 against Aceh. Copies of this commemmorative volume are very difficult to obtain. Very good copy.

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 38899

ACEH WAR MEMORABILIA APRIL-MAY 1874 - Aan Mevrouw H. Tinkhoff-geboren den Toorn aangeboden door de Commissie ter ontvangst van de uit Atjin naar Semarang teruggekeerde Tropen. April-Mei 1874.
Semarang, s.n., 1874 Official and Original Silver plaque, 121x92mm., sculpted edges, text in dutch in in very fine and elaborate calligraphy, together 7 lines, presented by the dutch Colonial Indonesian Commission, installed upon the occasion of the return of dutch colonial troops to Semarang, Java, at the end of the first Aceh-war (1873). Plaque presented to Mrs. H. Tinkhoff - Née Den Toorn . SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
A very fine commemmorative piece executed in silver, NOT hallmarked, which was not unusual in colonial Indonesia. The plaque has originally been fixed to a small commemorative object, hence the four small screws still present at back of plaque. An interesting piece of memorabilia to the first Aceh-war in Sumatra. In excellent condition. A rarity.

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- GEMILANG 173: Sumatera/Sumatra (incl. Enggano, Nias, Mentawei) (2014).
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EUR 2,500.00

Book nr.: 48802

ALEX (=C. de Vries), Luitenant-Generaal J.B. van Heutsz. [Eerste druk/first edition].
Amsterdam, Veen, [....], 1904 Small 8°., original printed wrappers, illustration on front cover. 146pp., frontispiece, (portrait of Van Heutsz), black/white illustrations on 7 plates, folded sketch-map oa Aceh and dependencies, table of contents.
Dutch language contribution to the life and times of Lieutenant-General Van Heutsz, describing her merits as a author on Aceh politics, but foremost as Commander-in-Chief ater his return to the war theatre in 1896 and subsequent military actions against the Acehnese up till approx. 1903. Good untrimmed copy. (some light occasional foxing to margins).

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 49615

ALFIAN (Dr.), De Geestelijke leiders in de Atjehse Samenleving. [First dutch edition translater from the original Acehnese language by J.H.J. Brendgen].
Darussalam, Banda Aceh, s.n., 1975 Small folio. Original limp wrappers, stapled. Covertitle with a large monochrome captioned illustration featuring the Tomb of Teungku SYIAH. 22pp. (versos blank) Full-page comparative statistical survey after the 1974 Aceh census, featuring he spread of religions across Aceh provinces: Islam, Roman-catholics, Protestants and other christian denominations, Hindus, Buddhists, Confucionists and other denominations, footnotes/references, bibliography.
Translated dutch language paper investigating into the social and religious position of Ulama's (Acehnese Islamic leaders) under dutch colonial rule and advancement in modern Indonesia. Very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 54167

[ATJEH OORLOGS FOTO; ACEH WAR ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH]: [ORIGINELE FOTO ATJEH OORLOG Nederlandse militaire Veldversterking [the war in Aceh: A dutch Army field stronghold photographed].
S.I., s.n., [circa], 18901890 A large original late nineteenth century monochrome photograph, mounted on thin boards, 35x27 cm. Illustrates a group of, at least 10 semi-permanent fenced barracks, with atap-roofing, surrounded by barbed wire. Inside the compound a small number of troops dressed in dark-blue uniforms are visible near fencing and in front of some buildings, also some white-clad civilians are present in background. Outside the fence on a small road through the field in front some figures are present: 2 uniformed men, 8 men mainly dressed in white with white helmets, 2 posing under an umbrella & on outer left-side an Acehnese is standing, perhaps a servant, in the backrow 3 other white-clad figures are standing under 2 umbrellas (white coats with sarong underneath) with on outer right-side another Acehnese, on the road at right-side near the gate with barbed wire a 2-wheeled horsedrawn cart is to be seen. Palm-trees in background with perhaps (almost not visible) a Watch-tower (at left-side), some more figures are present at outer right-side of compound, within the fence, but almost invisible. There is no flag-pole inside the compound to be seen.
An original monochrome photograph illustrating a dutch army field stronghold/checkpoint established at an undisclosed region of innermost Aceh province, North Sumatra. A professional photograph, faded however.

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EUR 350.00

Book nr.: 56735

BASJAH TALSYA, (Teuku Ali), Batu Karang ditengah Lautan (Perjuangan Kemerdekaan Di Aceh) 1945-1946. Buku I. (vol. I).Orig.edn.
Medan, Lembaga Sejarah Aceh, 1990 sm.8°. orig.col. glossy wraps. (viii), 376pp. ills. on plates, Author's C.V., with portr., printed on lower outer wrap.
A chronological description of the liberation of Aceh from the Japanese occupation and the final phase (January to December 1949) of the Acehnese struggle for independnc at the time of the dutch-indonesian dispute, 1945-1950, in which period the dutch did not regain full control of this province. Very good copy. Scarce.

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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 39424

BEUMING, P.H.R. Schetsen uit den Strijd op Groot-Atjeh. First edn.
[Amsterdam], s.n., [....], 1911 Small 8°. orig. wrappers, title in bold black type on front wrapper, printed within a double-barred black line-border. 65pp., text-ills. after field-photos, full-p. portrait of Father H.C. Verbraak (army-chaplain), table of contents on last unnumbered lve, folded sketch- map of "Greater Aceh"in 1874, with key printed at tail, at very end.
Collection of 7 authentic stories on the Aceh wars (:) the story of the famous and highly decorated Father Verbraak, Roman-catholic Army-chaplain, th marksman of "Bikoel", the beginning of the 1896 uprising, the taking of Anak "Galoeng", the 3-day battle at Beradin mountain-pass, &c. . A fund-raising publication, on behalf of a revalidation-centre for civil servants. (wrappers with some light signs of wrinkling, some very light dog-earing, contents good).

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 1037

BISSELING, G. - P. VERMEIREN, Rentjongs. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Antwerpen, 1982 Small folio. Original clothbacked wrappers, stapled. Covertitle in bold black type. [12] unnumbered leaves (versos blank), preface, general introduction and expert descriptive catalogue to rencongs illustrated on 9 unnumbered leaves featuring grips, sheasts, blades, decorations, etc., descriptive list of rencongs present, besides one, in the holdings of Antwerp Ethnographical Museum at rear end. This FIRST edition NOT called-for in holdings Royal Instiute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV. (calls for a second edition, 1988).
Dutch language publication about the ethno-cultural origin, religious meaning and practical impact of the Acehnese Rencong or Rentjong, a most feared dagger used in conflicts between the acehnese and dutch, which includes a description about the manufacture and symbolism of the Acehnese and Gajo rencong, a descriptiove catalogue of the Antwerp holdings presented in an exhibition, except but one from the Christoffel collection. Very fine copy with clear illustrations. Literature about the topic is very hard-to-find.

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 55497

BLEKKINK, E.J., Kees Huisman. 2e druk.
Amsterdam, Becht, [....], 1900 Small 8°, cloth, pictorial cloth, 181pp., frontisp., 3 other plates after drawings by C. Koppenol. [Serie "Voor Rakkers en Bengels"]. BUUR, PD, 518.
Juvenile partly set in the N.E.I.: the signing-up for the colonial army (at Harderwijk) & the participation of the main character in the first expedition against Aceh. (contents somewh. brown, corners lightly bumped, else good ).

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EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 10857

BORRMANN, M., Sunda. Eine Reise durch Sumatra. First orig. german edn.
Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurter Societäts Druckerei, 1925 Large 8°. Orig. cloth, title printed on front boards and on spine. Hftitle(verso blank). 364pp. with tog. 24 very nice tipped-in plates after the original water-colours & pencil-drawings by S(iegfried) Sebba, list of contents.
Observations on (:) Sabang, the Karo-Batak, Toba-Batak, Tapanoeli, Atjeh, Medan, estates, Nias, etc. Printed with wide margins. A very attractive copy in very good condition. The scarce original german text edition.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 43611
     

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