1647 - 1701 INDONESIA. BOOKS, PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PRINTS
- Upper hinge weak.
= P. Pijpers was a drawing teacher at the Technische Hogeschool in Bandoeng in the section Universitaire Leergang voor Tekenleraren. After his return to the Netherlands he became drawing teacher in Haarlem. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVII.
- A few maps foxed (mainly) on verso/ sl. fingersoiled in margins/ yellowed. Binding soiled; worn/ waterst. along extremities.
= Koeman VI, Stem A2; not in Rouffaer/ Muller.
- Contents very fine.
- Dustwr. trifle frayed. = Standard bibliography on the subject.
- Dustwr. dam. at spine-ends; owner's entry on first free endpaper.
- Plates trifle/ sl. foxed (mainly in blank margins); vol. 1 and 2 upper hinge weak(ening); vol. 2 and 3 frontisp. and first free endpaper loose(ning); vol. 1 contents leaf loose; all vols. bookplate on upper pastedown. Bindings worn/ frayed along extremities.
= Cat. NHSM I, 248; Landwehr, Dutch books w. col. plates 247; Rouffaer/ Muller p.4; Tiele 214; Bastin/ Brommer 575-577: "This is more than a travelogue, containing as it does information on a wide range of subjects skilfully interwoven into the narrative (...) The combination of an interesting and informed text with so many coloured plates makes Buddingh's Neêrlands-Oost-Indië one of the handsomest of Dutch nineteenth century travel books".
= Rare caricatures of Deli-planters and the other rich, famous and notorious inhabitants of Deli, most of whom are identified in manuscript pen/ pencil on verso (i.a. "L. Koolemans Beynen", "Simons", "Mr. Buffart", "Mr. Lieftinck", "gouverneur Van Kempen", "Kraaijvanger", "Nieuwenhuis", "Dr. Baermann", "W. Siewerts van Reesema", and finally the artist himself (SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVII). Haks/ Maris p.288: "German. Illustrator and caricaturist, active in Indonesia in the roaring 1920s. During that period he made several watercolours depicting the colonials and their life style in a subtle mocking way (...)."
- Fine set.
- Hinges weak; a few lvs. loose(ning). Bindings worn along extremities.
= Rouffaer/ Muller Suppl.I, p.24; Ockeloen p.246; Nieuwenhuys, Mirror of the Indies p.6-7.
- All vols. w. library-tickets and -stamps on upper pastedown/ title-p.; occas. a few foxed spots/ sm. waterstains; year 1912 bookblock and some quires loose; year 1915 w. a few quires loose. All bindings trifle/ sl. soiled and w. sm. stains; 2 vols. trifle worn along extremities, nevertheless a fine set.
- Dustwr. of all vols. trifle worn along extremities and sunned at spines; dustwr. of vol 3 w. 2 dam. spots.
- Lvs. sl. yellowed. Binding soiled. = Rouffaer/ Muller Suppl. I, p.100. Rare.
AND 1 similar for the year 1930.
- Fine set. = Rouffaer/ Muller Suppl. II, p.280 (1st ed.).
- Lacks 2 plates. Bindings w. a few spots and scratches; spine-ends sl. worn. = Rouffaer/ Muller p.16.
AND 1 other: NEDERLANDSCH INDIË OUD & NIEUW. Year 1 (Amst., 1916-1917, 4 tipped-in col. plates, num. ills., contemp. hcl., 4to).
- Endpapers trifle foxed. Backcover/ spine affected by moist. = Rouffaer/ Muller I, p.5.
- Sl. yellowed; a few tiny rubbed spots. Verso w. narrow strip of paper tape along upper margin.
= Provenance: the Bateson and Mead Collection. With marking ("OS"[?]) in brush and red watercolour in lower left blank margin recto; verso w. the name Agung Putra Raka in Balinese script, dated "8.4.37" and numb. "1023" and "183" in pencil. SEE ILLUSTRATION ON TITLE-PAGE.
- Canvas laid down on limp board; a few soiled spots.