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BALEN, J.Hendrik VAN, Een Ruiter van de Compagnie. De Engelschen op Amboina; Het Beleg van Batavia 1619-1630. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, Leendertz, [....], 1884 Small 8., original coloured decorative cloth with gilded covertitle and gilded title to spine. Hftitle (verso blank). 180pp. Chromolithographed captioned frontispiece, 3 chromolithographed captioned plates, lithography by Tresling & Co.[Amsterdam], [2]pp. table of contents, [10]pp. of publ. list at very end. BUUR, I.J., 0101.
Dutch language elder youth adventure story based on historic facts, narrrating the dislodging of the British East India Company from Amboina, the war conducted by the Dutch East India Company VOC on ava against the Susuhunan of Mataram (Agung), under command of Toemenggoeng Boerkeksa, which includes the siege of Jacatra and her relief. Very good copy. Rare. (spine sunned).

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