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BICKMORE, ALBERT S(MITH). - Reizen in den Oost-Indischen archipel. Uit het Engelsch vertaald en van aanteekeningen voorzien door J.J. de Hollander.

Title: Reizen in den Oost-Indischen archipel. Uit het Engelsch vertaald en van aanteekeningen voorzien door J.J. de Hollander.
Description: Schiedam, H.A.M. Roelants, 1873.2 volumes. Contemporary half green cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With 2 folding lithographed maps. XVI,314; VII,291 pp.First published in English Travels in the East Indian Archipelago. London 1868. - The American professor in natural history Bickmore (1839-1914), sponsored by the Boston Society of Natural History, arrived in 1865 in Indonesia to study the natural history. Besides the flora and fauna he also devoted a great deal of attention to the physical geography and the population. The concept of a Western and Eastern division between the Indonesian peoples was initiated by him. Batavia, Semarang, Surabaya, Celebes, the Moluccas, Sumatra and Singapore were visited. - Fine. Tiele 118; Cat. NHSM I, p.248; Cat. KITLV p.5.

Keywords: Batavia Dutch travel Indonesia Indonesia ethnography Indonesia general Moluccas Singapore

Price: EUR 344.50 = appr. US$ 374.42 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 32534

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