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[BURMESE].
Alphabetum barmanorum seu regni avensis. Rome, typis Sac. Congregationis de Propagande Fide, 1787.
. Small 8vo. Pp. xvi (incl. one blank leaf), 64. With text in Latin and Pali written in Burmese script, within woodcut ornamental border. With one folding engraved plate signed G. Expilly. Near contemporary half calf on tree marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt and with title label. Beautiful decorated endpapers. Bookplate. Second edition (first 1776) of the first work to be printed with Burmese characters. The types were partly recast in this edition, and the text rewritten by Cajetanus Mantegatius and Johannes Percotius. Birrell & Garnett 21. Birrell & Garnett 21. Cordier BI 351. Herbert & Milner: "South-East Asia. Languages and literatures", pp. 9. Smitskamp PO 212.
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Book number: 38002
€  800.00 [Appr.: US$ 845.16 | £UK 686.25 | JP 113988]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, burma, burmese, pali, language, alphabet, langue, linguistic, grammar, asia, asiatic, asien, asie, far east. east, eastern,

 [BURMA - PHOTOGRAPHS]., A collection of Twenty-five Original Gelatin Silver Photographs. About 1895.
[BURMA - PHOTOGRAPHS].
A collection of Twenty-five Original Gelatin Silver Photographs. About 1895.
. Twenty-five photographs with images of Rangoon and Mandalay, while the last two are of Penang Island and the Bridge of Penta Kta. Each photo measures about 15 x 23 cm, four are slightly smaller. The photographs are pasted on grey thick paper (27 x 35 cm) with manuscript caption labels in French. A few of the photographs with minor silvering of the photo margins, the paper mounts have some mild traces of moisture exposure but overall the condition is very good. This is an interesting documentation of British Burma at the turn of the 20th century. (Burma was under British rule between 1886 and 1948). Fifteen of the photos are devoted to Rangoon and its vicinity; of the harbour, street scenes, elephant at work, several of the Shuedagon pagoda, of the Sule pagoda and a few of the countryside. Eight of the photos are taken in Mandalay: city views, the market, Shewenandaw Monastery and the Palace. The Mandalay Palace, built in 1857-9, was the primary royal residence of the last two kings of the country (King Mindon and King Thibaw) up until the Third Burmese War and the annexation by the British Empire. During World War II most of the palace compound was destroyed. The Shewenandaw Monastery is the single remaining major original structure of the original Royal Palace today.
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Book number: 120390
€  1900.00 [Appr.: US$ 2007.26 | £UK 1629.5 | JP 270722]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, burma, birma, burmese, myanmar, mandalay, rangoon, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, photographs, photos,

 [VIETNAM  - PHOTOGRAPHS OF HILL TRIBES].,  [A Collection of thirteen postcards with images of different ethnic minority groups]. About 1920s.
[VIETNAM - PHOTOGRAPHS OF HILL TRIBES].
[A Collection of thirteen postcards with images of different ethnic minority groups]. About 1920s.
. The collection of b/w photo postcards (14 x 9 cm) illustrate different ethnic tribes from the highlands in the northern parts of Vietnam (Tonkin). At this time Vietnam was a French protectorate with a French governor. These minority groups still live in the remote mountainous terrain cultivating rice, vegetables and some are raising animals. The people always wear traditional clothes, more or less colourful, whether at home, in the field, or in town. The clothes of one group are quite different from that of other groups. The pictures depict people of different tribes in traditional clothes including Hmong, Tay, Nung, Dzao, Yo and Yao (Dao), from the provinces of L Cai (5), Cao Bng (4), Son la (1), Ha Giang (1), Huyn (1) and Yn Bi (1). Some of the cards have names written in French and Chinese on the verso.
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Book number: 120546
€  650.00 [Appr.: US$ 686.7 | £UK 557.5 | JP 92616]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, vietnam, tonkin, vietnamese, hilltribe, minority,

 [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$ 1584.68 | £UK 1286.5 | JP 213728]
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

 
[MALACCA].
Historical Guide of Malacca (Published by the Malacca Historical Society). Singapore 1936.
. Pp. (viii), 91, (4) adv. With 16 illustrations, one folding sketch map, one folding coloured map of Malacca town, and one folding plate. Original blue cloth with gilt decorations on covers, rebacked. Second revised edition of this guide book of Malacca first published in 1924 to commemorate the Centenary of the British occupation of Malacca.
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Book number: 99417
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 295.81 | £UK 240.25 | JP 39896]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, malacca, malaysia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, voyage, exploration, guide,

 
[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$ 264.11 | £UK 214.5 | JP 35621]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, java, indonesia, javanese, indonesian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, travels, exploration, voyage,

 [FERREIRA, MANUEL]:, [VIETNAM]  Noticias summarias das perseguicoes da missam de Cochinchina, principiada, & continuada pelos Padres da Companhia de Jesu: offerecidas pelos mesmos missionarios a el rey nosso senhor Dom Pedro II. Lisboa, Miguel de Manescal, Impressor do Santo Officio, 1700.
[FERREIRA, MANUEL]:
[VIETNAM] Noticias summarias das perseguicoes da missam de Cochinchina, principiada, & continuada pelos Padres da Companhia de Jesu: offerecidas pelos mesmos missionarios a el rey nosso senhor Dom Pedro II. Lisboa, Miguel de Manescal, Impressor do Santo Officio, 1700.
. Folio. Pp. (xii), 460, (2). Pagination irregular but the text is complete. Partly some browning to the text. Old inscription on title-page and old annotations on front endpaper. Contemporary calf, spine gilt with five raised bands and title-label (with loss), worn, sprinkled edges. First edition of an important account of the Portuguese mission in Cochinchina and Tonkin, today's Vietnam.The Jesuit mission in Vietnam commenced in 1615 and was active until the suppression of the Jesuits by Pope Clement in 1733. Manuel Ferreira (1639-99) was a Portuguese Jesuit who served for many years in Vietnam at the end of the 17th century, of which several spent in prison. Ferreira baptized more than 20 000 people at the mission in Tonkin (according to Barbosa Machado). This work commences with a description of Tonkin including information about the people, their history and customs, geography, flora and fauna etc. It's followed by information about the establishment of the Jesuit mission in Cochinchina in 1627; it's difficulties, imprisonment and persecution of the missionaries, etc. Barbosa Machado iii, 265. Brebion 242. Cordier BI 1924. De Backer-Sommervogel ii, 1258. Innocncio v, 423. Palau 194164. Streit vi, 1460.
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Book number: 26099
€  4200.00 [Appr.: US$ 4437.11 | £UK 3601.75 | JP 598439]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, cochinchina, cochinchine, tonkin, annam, vietnam, annamese, annam, vietnamese, asia, asie, asiatic, asien, travel, exploration, travels, voyage,

 
DAO DUY ANH:
Phâp-Viêt Tú-Diên (Ch thêm chu Hân) ... Dictionnaire francais-annamite (avec transcription en caractères chinois des termes sino-annamites). Two volumes. Hué, Quan-Hài Túng-Thu, 1936.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. 1958. Text in two columns arranged alphabetically by the French word, followed by the Annamese transcription in Quoc ngu ("national language") and the Chinese character. Contemporary half red calf, spine printed in gilt, somewhat rubbed. A comprehensive dictionary by Dao Duy Anh (1904-88) Vienamese scholar in language and history, as young member of the Revolutionary Party and imprisoned 1929-30.
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Book number: 28139
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 528.23 | £UK 429 | JP 71243]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, vietnam, annamese, vietnamese, asia, asien, asie, asiatic, language, linguistic, langue,

 
ARDENT DU PICQ, CHARLES GÉNÉRAL:
Histoire d'une citadelle annamite Bac-Ninh. Hanoi 1935.
. Pp. 176. With 19 plates made from photographs, 7 maps or plans (of which 6 large folding) and many woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf, rubbed. Original printed wrappers bound in. First edition of a comprehensive historical study of the province of Bac-Ninh, a province in the North of Vietnam. Includes a bibliography.
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Book number: 18012
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 316.94 | £UK 257.5 | JP 42746]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, asia, asie, asien, orient, east, asiatica, far east, east india, indochina, indochine, indo-china, indo-chine, southeast asia, southeast asia, vietnam, annam

 AUBARET, LOUIS GABRIEL GALDERIC:, Grammaire annamite suivie d'un vocabulaire francais-annamite et annamite-francais. Publiée par order de son exc. le ministre de la marine et des colonies. Paris, Imprimerie Impèrale, 1867.
AUBARET, LOUIS GABRIEL GALDERIC:
Grammaire annamite suivie d'un vocabulaire francais-annamite et annamite-francais. Publiée par order de son exc. le ministre de la marine et des colonies. Paris, Imprimerie Impèrale, 1867.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. (iv), viii, 598. Uncut copy with wide margins. Attractive marbled paper covered boards, calf spine with five raised bands decorated in gilt. Old inscription on half-title. Second edition of the grammar, first published at Paris in 1864. The vocabularies, first published in Bangkok 1861, are here much enlarged. Louis Gabriel Aubaret (1825-94) commanded the French vessel Prgent on the expedition to Cochinchina in 1860. He was appointed the first French consul at Bangkok. Cordier BI 2297 & 774.
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Book number: 31027
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1267.74 | £UK 1029.25 | JP 170983]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, annamese, vietnam, annamite, vietnamese, language, langue, lingusitic, asia, asie, asiatic, southeast asia, indochina, indochine,

 
AUBARET, LOUIS GABRIEL G. (Transl.):
Hoang-viêt-luát-le. Code annamite. Lois et règlements du royaume d'Annam traduits du texte chinois original. Two volumes in one. Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1865.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. (iv), xvi 394; (iv), 309. Text in French. Modern half calf on marbled paper boards, title printed in gilt on spine. Original printed wrappers bound in. Front cover to volume one and 7 more leaves with traces of deleted tape. First edition. Published by order of M. de Chasseloup-Laubat, Ministre de la Marine des Colonies. Aubaret (1825-94) commanded the French vessel Prgent on the expedition to Cochinchina in 1860. Cordier BI 1847.
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Book number: 22021
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1056.45 | £UK 857.75 | JP 142486]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, annamite, asia, asiatica, asie, asien, orient, east, southeast asia, far east, vietnam, annam, indochine, indochina, indo-china

 
BAKER, REV. THOMAS TURNER:
The Recent Operations of the British Forces at Rangoon and Martaban. London, Thomas Hatchard, 1852.
. Pp. (viii), 78. With one coloured frontispiece, one plate of a Burmese ship and two folding plates depicting a costal view of Rangoon and the attack on the Dunnoo Stockade. Unopened copy in original cloth, rebacked with most of the original spine preserved, rubbed. First edition of an eye-witness account of the Second Anglo-Burmese War (April 1852 - January 1853), posthumously published. No treaty was signed but trade resumed between British Burma and the Kingdom of Ava until there was an outbreak of new violence in 1885. Reverend Thomas Baker was Chaplain of Her Majesty's ship Fox. Abbey Travel 407. Cordier BI 455.
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Book number: 99747
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1267.74 | £UK 1029.25 | JP 170983]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, burma, burmese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, voyage, military,

 
DE BEAUREGARD, CRÉPIN B.:
Nouveau vocabulaire francais - tonkinois et tonkinois - francais. Deuxième édition. Paris, Augustin Challamel, 1907.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (viii), 192, (1). Publiser's cloth with gilt lettering. Cordier BI 2293.
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Book number: 23107
€  90.00 [Appr.: US$ 95.08 | £UK 77.25 | JP 12824]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, tonkin, vietnam, far east, southeast asia, indochina, indochine, asia, asian, asiatic, asien, language, langue, asie

 
BîRRI, CRISTOFORO:
An Account of Cochin-China. Two parts in one volume. [London 1744].
. Folio. Pp. 699-743, (1). Old half cloth on marbled paper boards, spine faded. This is an anonymous abridged English translation of Brri's popular account of Cochin-China, an extract from Churchill's "Collection of Voyages and Travels" (first 1704). Originally published in Italian at Rome in 1631. The account comprises two parts; the first covering the current state of the kingdom including information about the name, climate, natural history, animals, customs and manners, government, wars, and trade and ports. The second part is devoted to the spiritual state dealing with the conversion of Cochin-China's elites, missionary activities and the "spiritual" needs of the people. Cristoforo Brri, an Italian scientist, spent four years with the Jesuit mission in Cochin-China between 1616 and 1621. Cf Cordier BI 1918-19.
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Book number: 100435
€  700.00 [Appr.: US$ 739.52 | £UK 600.5 | JP 99740]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, cochin-china. cochin-chine, cochinchina, vietnam, vietnamese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration,

 
DE LA BISSACHéRE, PIERRE JACQUES LEMONNIER:
Etat actuel du Tunkin, de la Cochinchine, et des royaumes de Camboge, Laos et Lac-Tho. Three parts in one volume. Paris, de Galignani, 1812.
. Pp. (iv), ii, 325; (iv), 342. Includes the two half titles but maybe one leaf (blank or errata?) missing at end. Later full calf, flat spine decorated in gilt and with red title label. Marbled edges and end papers. Second edition of a missionary work which to a large extent based on Antoine du Montyon's work published in 1811 under the title "Expos statistique du Tunkin, de la Cochinchine, ... sur la relation de M. La Bissachre". La Bissachre (1764-1830) was a French missionary who arrived in Tonkin in 1790 where he remained for 17 years. He was very successful in his missionary work and converted many inhabitants. He travelled extensively in the area. This work contains accurate and interesting information about the countries dealing with geography, geology, zoology, commerce, navigation, commerce, politics, military forces, religion, customs and manners, etc. Cordier BI 998.
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Book number: 100765
€  1250.00 [Appr.: US$ 1320.57 | £UK 1072 | JP 178107]
Catalogue: Southeast Asia
Keywords: Southeast Asia, vitenam, tonkin, tunkin, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, laos, cochinchina, cochinchine, cambodia, travel, exploration,

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