1212 - 1327 INDONESIA. BOOKS, MAPS, PLANS AND VIEWS, PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS
= Personal album of an unidentified KNIL soldier (his photogr. portrait on first leaf). Images include scenes with the local population, group photographs of soldiers, landscape views etc., as well as the outward and return journey overseas.
- Backstrip of album loose.
= Most photographs w. (short) manuscript caption identifying location. I.a. Batavia, Buitenzorg, various scenes from the Preanger, Surabaya and Malang. Also incl. num. scenes en route from the Middle East: Port Said, Cairo, the Suez Canal and several ethnic types. Nice collection. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXVIII.
= Mostly Java and Bali (as well as a few in a European setting). Incl. family/ holiday snaphots, landscape and town views etc. Also incl. some photographs w. stamp of S. Satake, Tosari Studio on verso.
AND a stack of ±45 loose photographs, picture postcards etc., various sizes.
= Incl. images from Batavia/ Weltevreden, Padang, Atjeh, military scenes at Banjoebiroe (central Java) and Fort de Kock (western Sumatra) and several ethnic types, as well as images and ethnic types from landing places en route to the Dutch East Indies: Port Saïd and Egypt, Aden etc. Interesting collection. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXIX.
WITH: ±100 other photographs, similarly laid down on mounts w. captions in the same hand, mostly smaller sizes, Dutch (i.a. The Hague, Delft, Rotterdam, Nijmegen) and European (France, Germany) topography.
= The photographs are mostly family portraits but there are also views of trips in the Dutch Indies (Java). I.a. the Slamat volcano, Simpar, bridge over the river Tadjoem, Purbalingga.
- Occas. sl. faded.
= Nice collection, incl. some lively scenes. Locations identified include i.a. Sabang, Makasser, the Padang Highlands, Lombok, Timor, Cheribon, Fort de Kock, Malang, Tarakan and Modjokerto.
- Portfolio sl. frayed and partly faded. = Rare.
- Incl. a few trifle worn/ repaired postcards.
= Contains picture postcards of people in i.a. Java (i.a. Boroboedoer), Jerusalem, Lombok, Pendjaloe, Port Said, Sabang, Suez and a few Dutch town views.
= I.a. streetviews and buildings of Batavia, Bantang, Buitenzorg, Cheribon, Djocja, Jogia, Magelang, Medan, Ole Leh, Penjingat, Sabang, Semarang, Soekaboemi, Tegal, Tjandl and Weltevreden. And i.a. "Officierskampement, Malang", "Kerkhof Tjilatjap", "Residentshuis, Asahi, Medan", "Garabeg te Djoca", "Lijfwacht van den Sultan van Djocja", "Factorij N.H.M. Tjangkol, Cheribon", "Het sorteeren der koffie", "Societeit Straat, Soerabaia", "M.U.L.O. school, Bandoeng", "European quarter at Bandoeng", "Riouw: Ruine, oud vorstenverblijf te Penjingat", "Nederl. Indische Artillerie", "13 Huis van den Hoofdadministrateurs der Deli Mij., 1876", "Dienstwoningen te Kedoeng-Djattie", "Petroleum Tin fabriek" and "Para Rubber". Also a few picture postcards of Singapore and Curaçao. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXIX.
- Top of spine worn/ sl. dam.; frontcover w. sm. dent and stain. = Ockeloen p.708.
AND 2 others, i.a. A.N.J.TH. À TH. VAN DER HOOP, Indonesische siermotieven. Ragam-ragam perhiasan Indonesia. Indonesian ornamental design (n.pl., 1949, num. (full-p.) (photogr.) ills., orig. dec. clothbacked boards, 4to).
- Owner's entry in pen on fold. flap. Backcover and spine trifle waterstained. Good/ fine copy.
= Contains the etchings: 1. De Boroboedoer; 2. Een opgang; 3. De hoofdstoepa; 4. Een Boeddha; 5. Op het hoogste terras; 6. Het heiligdom.
- Trifle foxed in lower edge; top margin sl. frayed.
= Very nice design. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXX.
- Trifle foxed in lower blank margin; a few small spots nibbled by silverfish (1x 1,5x0,5 cm., otherwise tiny). Nevertheless a fine copy.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXX.
- Htitle lacks large portion; cancellation ticket on upper pastedown; a few lvs. w. extensive pencil annots.; plates (vaguely) waterst.; occas. sl. foxed. Lower joint splitting; top of spine restored.
= Bastin/ Brommer n405; Landwehr, Dutch books w. col. plates 415; Tiele 919; Rouffaer/ Muller p.109.
- Lacks prob. preliminary lvs.; all plates waterstained in lower part; first and last few lvs. repaired in margins. Rebacked w. use of part of the original backstrip. Sold w.a.f.
= Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 302; Bastin/ Brommer 539; cf. Rouffaer/ Muller p.11 (1st ed., 1855).
- Htitle and frontisp. foxed. Fore-edge foxed.
= Rouffaer/ Muller c.30. J.I. de Rochemont published his first work under the pseudonym "Maurits" and defended the actions of governor general of the Dutch-Indies James Loudon during the first failed expedition to Atjeh in 1873. Loudon ens Atsjin was written by Rochemont after the second expedition and praises Loudon and reviles his enemies.
- Without the atlas. One plate inner margin strengthened w. tape. Three rubbed spots on covers; rubbed along extremities. Otherwise fine.
= One of 200 numb. copies of the deluxe edition. Rouffaer/ Muller p.15.
= I.a. from Chamotte Unie, Cultuur Maatschappij Mandaling, Landbouw Maatschappij Satak, Mijnbouw-Maatschappij Simau (±170x), Nederlandsch-Indische Spoorweg-Maatschappij, Prauwenveer Kalimas and Steenfabriek Nuenen.