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Title: The Prison of Weltevreden. Boudewijn Büch en zijn zoektocht naar het curieuze reisboek van Walter Murray Gibson. [Eerste druk; First edition],
Description: Amsterdam, UvA-Büchmania-De Boekenwereld, 2010. Small 8°. Original coloured limp wrappers, stapled. Covertitle with a large monochrome facsim. illustration after Gibson. 31pp. Many captioned monochrome and coloured illustrations, of which facsims. after Gibson, incl. some portraits, detailed notes/references at rear end, monochrome portrait of Boudewijn Büch on lower outer cover. flaptext, colophon. Detailed dutch language essay by Garrelt Verhoeven about the search by Boudewijn Büch after a famous nineteenth century english work by Walter Murray Gibson:The Prison of Weltevreden.. (1850). Boudewijn Büch, a famous dutch bibliophile and collector of rariora, passed away at the early age of 54. Before the introduction of Internet searching Gibson's book was rarely found for obvious reasons, little known by bookdealers. Very gine copy.

Keywords: literature dutch essay boudewijn büch narrative search history bibliophile collecting culture heritage indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 20.00 = appr. US$ 21.74 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53771


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