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 [GERVAISE, NICHOLAS]:, Description historique du royaume de Macacar. Divisée en trois livres. Paris, chez Hilaire Foucault, 1688.
[GERVAISE, NICHOLAS]:
Description historique du royaume de Macacar. Divisée en trois livres. Paris, chez Hilaire Foucault, 1688.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (vi), 326. With head and tail pieces. Contemporary full calf, spine gilt, worn. Bookplate. Endpapers browned. First edition of this important, early work on Makassar, the capital of the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi. Makassar was already the dominant trading center of eastern Indonesia when the Portuguese arrived in the 16th century. Later the Dutch arrived, built a trading station in 1607, and replaced the Portuugese as colonial masters in 1667. This account describes the natural history, manners and customs of the inhabitants, government, religion, ceremonies, etc. Gervaise was a French missionary who resided in Siam for about four years. Barbier i, 906. Chadenat 838. Cioranescu 32932. Lach iii, pp. 1448 ff.
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Book number: 24069
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1698.19 | £UK 1275 | JP¥ 192136]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, macassar, Makassar, macacar, celebes, South Sulawesi, Sulawesi island, pacific, indonesia, asie, asia, asien, asiatic, travel, voyage, exploration, ujung pandang

 
[JAVA].
[JAVA]. Indien in Moll. Java. Reiseerinnerungen und Betrachtungen von einem Bewunderer. Stuttgart 1908.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. viii, 200. With 5 full page half-tones, one folding map, one folding panorama view and many more illustrations throughout the text. Original cloth, lettered in gilt and with coloured pictures pasted on upper cover, red edges, rubbed. Published anonymously. This account treats the country, its people, politics, Djokdja, Soerakarta, Boro-Bodoer, tiger hunting, etc.
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Book number: 28053
€  250.00 [Appr.: US$ 283.03 | £UK 212.5 | JP¥ 32023]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, java, indonesia, javanese, indonesian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, travels, exploration, voyage,

 [WALCKENAER, CHARLES ATHANASE]:, Le monde maritime ou tablèau géographique et historique de l'Archipel d'Orient, de la Polynésie, et del' Australie; ... Four volumes. Paris, chez Nepveu, 1818.
[WALCKENAER, CHARLES ATHANASE]:
Le monde maritime ou tablèau géographique et historique de l'Archipel d'Orient, de la Polynésie, et del' Australie; ... Four volumes. Paris, chez Nepveu, 1818.
. 12mo. Pp. xliv, 170; (iv), 251; (iv), 212; (iv), 234. With four frontispieces, one folding map and 33 engraved plates, of which six folding aquatints. Uncut copy in original pink marbled wrappers, faded and rubbed. Housed in a specially-made half-morocco box. Two plates with small marginal tear, a few leaves with light minor staining but overall a fine and unsophisticated set.Scarce first edition, a second edition in two volumes 8vo was published the following year. The book is devoted to the islands of Indonesia; Sumatra, Java, Sumbawa, Flores and Timor. The description of Polynesia and Australia, announced in the title, is not included. A comprehensive work describing the inhabitants, their customs and manners, languages, religions, costumes, governments, agriculture, arts, trade, industry, etc. The plates depict costumes, views, weapons, music instruments and houses. Baron Charles A. Walckenaer was a French civil servant and scientist. Not in Ferguson or Du Rietz. Cf Brunet vi, 19731 (second edition). Cf Chadenat 206.
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Book number: 100720
€  2800.00 [Appr.: US$ 3169.95 | £UK 2379.75 | JP¥ 358654]
Catalogue: Asia general
Keywords: Asia general, indonesia, sumatra, java, javanese, timor, flores, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration,

 
BLADH, P.J., & HORNSTEDT, C.F.:
Reseanteckningar. ("Skrifter utgifna af Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland. X"). Helsingfors 1888.
. Pp. (vi), 176. Original printed wrappers. Uncut copy. Contains: 1. BLADH, P.J., Anteckningar under en ekonomisk resa till Tyskland, Nederländerna och Paris åren 1799-1800. Pp 1-74. A travel account mainly described from a commercial point of view. And; 2. HORNSTEDT, C.F., Anteckningar under en resa till Ostindien åren 1782-86. Pp 75-176. A narrative by a Swedish botanist Klas Fredrik Hornstedt, a pupil of Carl Peter Thunberg. Contains a collection of letters from his voyage to the Cape and Java during the years 1783-1785. Aalto p.19.
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Book number: 14211
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 135.85 | £UK 102 | JP¥ 15371]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, europe, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, germany, netherlands, holland, germany, asia, east, cape, java, indonesia, south africa, viajes, viaggio, reisen

 DE BRUJN (BRUYN), CORNELIS:, Voyages par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes Orientales; ... on y a ajouté la route qu'a suivie M. Isbrants, ambassadeur de Moscovie, en traversant la Russie et la Tartarie pour se rendre à la Chine et quelques remarques contre M. Chardin et Kaempfer.      Two volumes in one. Amsterdam, chez les Frères Wetstein, 1718.
DE BRUJN (BRUYN), CORNELIS:
Voyages par la Moscovie, en Perse et aux Indes Orientales; ... on y a ajouté la route qu'a suivie M. Isbrants, ambassadeur de Moscovie, en traversant la Russie et la Tartarie pour se rendre à la Chine et quelques remarques contre M. Chardin et Kaempfer. Two volumes in one. Amsterdam, chez les Frères Wetstein, 1718.
. Folio. Pp. (viii), 252; (ii), 253-469. With titles printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, three folding engraved maps, 273 engravings (numbered 1-262 and eleven unnumbered) and 44 engravings in the text. The beautiful illustrations depict impressive costumes, grand views (including two folding panoramas of Moscow and Isfahan), interesting flora and fauna, animals, monuments, antiquities, etc. Contemporary full calf, expertly restored, original spine preserved, covers ruled in gilt and spine richly decorated and lettered in gilt, marbled edges. First French edition, translated from the original Dutch published in 1714.Cornelis De Brujn born at the Hague in 1652 was a Dutch painter and traveller. He made his first journey in 1674 to the Levant where he stayed for seven years. This work is devoted to his second journey which took him to Russia, Persia, India, Ceylon and Indonesia. His account is devoted to the countries visited, their peoples and customs, culture and natural history. It is mainly recognised for the lovely illustrations made after his drawings. He visited the Samoyedic country, Moscow, Astrakhan, Siberia, Isfahan, Persepolis, Garmeroon, Cochin in India, and Batavia and Bantam in Indonesia. Of particular interest is De Brujn's description of the Samoyedic people, one of the earliest, and the account with illustrations of Persepolis. In addition he describes the journey by Everand Ysbrants Ides to China. A magnificent copy with excellent impression of the attractive engravings. Chadenat ii, 5085. Cohen-De Ricci p. 610. Lipperheide Kaa 6. Howgego B177.
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Book number: 120966
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Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, persia, persien, perse, india, russia, russian, russe, travel, exploration, near east, ceylon, indonesia, levant, samoyedic, samodeic, siberia,

 
FAVRE, PIERRE ÉTIENNE LAZARE:
Dictionnaire javanais - francais. Vienne, Imprimerie Impériale et Royale, 1870.
. Pp. (iv), viii, 544, (2). Text in two columns. Inscription by the author. Attractive quarter red morocco. First edition. Abbé Favre was professor of Malay and Javanese at l'Ecole Imperiale des langues orientales. Zaunmüller 215.
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Book number: 23075
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 566.06 | £UK 425 | JP¥ 64045]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, javanese, java, indonesia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, language, langue, linguistic

 
FAVRE, PIERRE ETIENNE LAZARE ABBÉ:
Grammaire de la langue malaise. Vienne, Imprimerie Impériale et Royale, 1876.
. Pp. (iv), xxiv, 242. Contemporary green pebbled cloth, calf spine richly decorated and lettered in gilt, corners rubbed. First edition. Printed at one of the most important publishing houses for linguistic works at this time. Abbé Favre was professor of Malay and Javanese at l'Ecole Imperiale des langues orientales. Cordier BI 1406.
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Book number: 23089
€  650.00 [Appr.: US$ 735.88 | £UK 552.5 | JP¥ 83259]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, malaysia, malay, language, langue, linguistic, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, indonesia, malacca, sumatra, java

 
GERICKE, J.F.C.:
Leesboek voor de Javanen, tezamengesteld uit stukken deds ouden en nieuwen verbonds. Haarlem, Bij. Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, 1841.
. Pp. iv + (90) lvs with text in Javanese. Titlepage and content printed in Dutch. Contemporary half calf on cloth covered boards, spine nicely decorated in gilt, rubbed. Published by the "Nederlandsch Bijbelgenootschap". The printer Enschedé & Zonen in Haarlem had "the best type foundry in Holland" (see Bigmore p. 203).
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Book number: 38012
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 339.64 | £UK 255 | JP¥ 38427]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, indonesia, java, javanese, asia, asien, asiatic, asie, language, langue, lingustic, sprachwissenschaft

 
HAECKEL, ERNST:
Aus Insulinde. Malayische reisebriefe. Bonn, Emil Strauss, 1901.
. Pp. xii, 260, (2). A blind stamp (of adress) on title page. Last quire loose.With 8 plates (photographs), 4 maps and many more textual ills. Publisher's cloth, faded. Ernst Haeckel, a German botanist and zoologist, travelled throughout Indonesia and describes here the flora and fauna, with special reference to the botanical gardens and the tropical institute at Buitenzorg. First edition.
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Book number: 17004
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Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, asia, asie, asiatica, orient, east, asien, asean, southeast asia, voyages, travels, explore, exploring, malaysia, botany, zoology, indonesia, first edition, indonesie, malaysie, viajes, viaggio, reisen, indonesien, asie du sud-est, südosta

 
HICKSON, SYDNEY JOHN:
A Naturalist in the North Celebes. A Narrative of Travels in Minahassa, the Sangir and Talaut Islands, with Notices of the Fauna, Flora and Ethnology of the Districts Visited. London, John Murray, 1889.
. Pp. xvi, (1), 392. With a coloured frontispiece, 2 coloured folding maps and many illustrations. Red half calf, very lightly rubbed. Some light spotting to first few leaves. First edition of a narrative of the author's journey to the Malay Archipelago in 1885. The object of the visit was "investigating the anatomy and, if possible, the development of certain corals ... (also) a more detailed account of the fauna of the small island called Talisse, situated in the Straits of Banka, and a summary of our knowledge of the ethnology of the district of Minhassa". Casey Wood p. 386.
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Book number: 23004
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Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, malaysia, celebes, indonesia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, voyage, natural history

 
HOLLANDER, J.J.DE:
Letterkundige leercursus ten gebruike der Koninklijke Militaire Akademie. Handleiding bij de beofening der Javaansche tall en letterkunde, voor de kadetten van alle wapenen, bestemd voor de dienst in Nederlands Indië. Three parts in one volume. Te Breda 1848.
. Pp. viii, 256 + lvs (97) with Javanese text, errata pp (6). Contemporary marbled boards, flat calf spine printed in gilt. With stamps (some Asian). Second edition (first 1845) of this Javanese text book used at the Dutch Military Academy.
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Book number: 34051
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 452.85 | £UK 340 | JP¥ 51236]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, java, indonesia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, language, linguistic, langue, javanese,

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