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Title: Reizen over Java, Madura, Makasser, Saleijer, Bima, Menado, Sangier-eilanden, Talau-eilanden, Banda-eilan-den, Amboina, Haroekoe, Saparoea, Noussalaut, Zuidkust van Ceram...Sumatra's Westkust, Floris, Timor. Rotty, Borneo's Westkust en Borneo's
Description: Zuid-en Oostkust; gedaan..1852-1857. [First edition]. Rotterdam, Wijt & Zoon, 1859-, 1861. 3 vols. Stout 8., later private qtr. clothbacked marbled boards. Hftitles. [8], 415; [4], 415; [4], 445pp. 28 fine chromolighographed topographical views, including a chromo lithographed fold map of the Coast of Manggarai Island, Flores, Endeh, plates lithographed by C.W. Mieling, extensive footnotes/references, name-list of subscribers, list of plates to each volume, errata, tables of contents. BASTIN/BROMMER, N.575; LANDWEHR, Coloured Plates, 247; TIELE, 214. Dutch language narrative of a 5-year voyage to the of the Dutch East Indies, with information on a wide range of Topics after own observations: local population, european societies, traditional culture, anthropology, etc. One of the handsomest Dutch nineteenth century travelbooks. Vol. I: across Java; II: Macassar-Saleijer and Bima, Manado, Ternate, Ambon-Haruku-Saparua-Nusalaut, Ceram and Buru, Sangihe- and Talaud Archipelago, Gulf of tomini; III: Rhiouw Archipelago, Banka, Palembang, Bencoolen, West Coast Sumatra, Timor and Territory of Borneo. Very nice copy in later private qtr. cloth. Scarce. (1 plate MISSING, some plates with a waterstain on verso, NOT affecting coloured areas, contents a bit brown, NO signs of brittleness however, clean).

Keywords: travel travelogue narrative history observation java sumatra borneo sulawesi moluccas colonialism indonesia southeastasia nineteenthcentury 19thc

Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 51470


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