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Title: De Kloetramp van 20 Mei 1919. With a preface by J.Coert (Resident of Kediri, Java).
Description: Soerabaia, Soerabaiasch Handelsblad, 1919. sm. 4°. orig.clothbacked white boards, rectangular illustration, being an impression of Kelut-volcano in eruption on front boards, snake-skin patterned endpapers. 228pp. printed within a thin black typographical line-border. Many text-ills. and plates of which after photographs taken next day after the eruption, drawings in text, tabs. in text, some portrs., full-p. sketch-map of the disaster-area, list of contents on [1]p. (verso blank) at very end. A specially issued review, being journalist's reports and eye-witness accounts, as publ. by the Soerabaiasch Handelsblad, on the so-called Kelut-disaster: the eruption of Kelut (Kloet) Volcano, Residency Kediri, Eastern Java on 20th of May 1919, fetching over 5000 casualties and enormous devastations; incl. a report on medicare in the area by L.S.A.M. von Römer (deputy Inspector Civil Medicare Eastern Java). Good to fine copy. (some little light soiling to boards).

Keywords: volcanism eruption volcanoes kloet kelut report kediri java geology volcanism colonialism indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 41755


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