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BEMMELEN, J.F. VAN, & G. B. HOOYER, Reisgids voor Nederlandsch-Indië. Samengesteld op uitnoodiging der Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij. Herzien door J.F. Niermeijer. [Revised edition by J.F. Niemeijer].
Amsterdam, De Bussy, 1906 Stout 8°. Original coloured lithographed and illustrated limp publ. wrappers, designed by Gust van de Wall Perné. Frontcover title in boled yellow coloured type printed within a coloured picture illustrating the bow of a [K.P.M.] Ocean liner and some small sailing-vessels. (viii), 262pp. [34]pp. of annexe, listing in dutch currency Passenger-tariffs, 1st-4th class cabins at rear end. LXXVIIpp. of partly illustrated sponsoring ads. Captioned monochrome frontispiece illustrating Weltevreden K.P.M. Office, many captioned small plhoto illustrations in text illustrating indonesian ethnic types, places and monuments to visit, environmental locations,coloured lithograplhed extending map with legenda illustrating a section of Padang Highlands, 3 coloured lithographed city plans with extensive legenda illustrating Batavia (extending), Semarang & Soerabaia, coloured lithographed plan with legenda illustrating Bogor Botanical Garden (Buitenzorg), full-p. monochrome plan illustrating Tengger Volcano crater, double-p. plan illustratingSummit and Caldere of Gedeh-volcano, name-list of K.P.M. fleet which includes concise technical specifications on 2 unnumbered leaves, Company's concise information about transport and other regulations, concise genral time-table, departures and arrivals, commercial information about some life-insurance companies printed on lower outer cover..
Dutch language lavishly illustrated Passenger and travellr's guide to public services by Royal Steam Packet Navigation Company, called in dutch Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij (K.P.M.), her freight and passenger services in Indonesian waters, also including connections with Singapore, Malaysia and Austrtalia. Still important information is suplplied about tourism and travel from bygones in the Dutch East Indies Archipelago. (Covers rather heavily freyed, soiled and ull, dog-eared, contents clean).

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EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 56433