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BASTIN, John & Robin W. WINKS. (Ed.). Malaysia. Selected historical readings. Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University Press, 1966. Decorated boards, with dust-jacket. XIV,484 pp. From the contents: The early Malacca and Brunei sultanates; The Portuguese and Spaniards in Malaysia; The beginnings of the Johore empire; The Bugis and the Dutch; The British in Malaysia; etc. [Boeknr.: 31587 ]

€ 35,00

LEWIS, Dianne. Jan Compagnie in the Straits of Malacca, 1641-1795. Athens, Ohio University Center for International Studies, 1995. Pictorial wrappers. XIII,160,(8) pp. After a hundred years ruled by the Portuguese, the Dutch took over the port city for more than a hundred and fifty years. [Boeknr.: 35033 ]

€ 35,00

MEYER TIMMERMAN THIJSSEN, D. Twee gouverneurs (Abraham Couperus, Jan Samuel Timmerman Thijssen) en een equipagemeester (Jan Hendrik Meijer) in en om Malakka 1778-1823. 2e herz. druk. Bilthoven, 1991. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 192 pp. - Privately printed. [Boeknr.: 14023 ]

€ 25,00

SCHOUTEN, Wouter. Oost-Indische voyagie, vervattende veel voorname voorvallen en ongemeene vreemde geschiedenissen/ bloedige zee- en landt-gevechten tegen de Portugeesen en Makassaren, belegering/ bestorming en verovering van veel voorname steden en kasteelen. Mitsgaders een curieuse beschrijving der voornaemste landen, eylanden, koninckrijcken en steden in Oost-Indien; haar wetten, zeden, godsdiensten, costuymen, drachten, dieren, vruchten en planten. Als oock sijn seer gevaerlijcke wederom-reyse naer't vaderlandt/ daer in een bysondere harde ontmoetinge met d'Engelsche oorloghs-vloot/ soo in Bergen Noorwegen/ als in de Noord-Zee. Amsterdam, Jacob Meurs & Johannes van Someren, 1676.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary vellum (sl. soiled), with title in manuscript on spine. With engraved allegorical title-page, engraved portrait, 4 half-page illustrations and 43 engraved plates (20 double-page) after the author. (12),328; 253,(23) pp. First edition. - Wouter Schouten (1638-1704) spent 7 years as a physician in the service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in the East 1658-1665. His travel-account stayed very popular for a long time because of his ample and vivid descriptions of the countries, the different peoples and anything of note concerning the animals, plants, etc. of Java, Amboyna, Ternate, Celebes, Cape of Good Hope, coast of Coromandel, Malabar, Persia, Arabia, Ceylon, etc. With fine engraved views of Batavia, Ternate, Malacca, Makassar, Colombo, Cape of Good Hope etc. by C. Decker and J. Kip. Most of them are the first accurate topographical views of these towns. Because of the bad weather the fleet arrived on the return voyage in Bergen (Norway), where Schouten eyewitnessed the attack by the English in 1665. 'Schouten was an observant traveller who explored inland into the environs of nearly every port-of-call, sometimes by himself or with a small group of comrades. His narrative, full of anecdotes as well as information gleaned about countries he had not visited, became particularly popular with readers in the eighteenth century, when it was republished in no fewer than seven editions' (Howgego p.947). 'As a physician, Schouten had a more than ordinary interest in flora and fauna and in hygiene and living conditions' (Lach, Asia in the making III, p.955). - Occasionally some minor staining, margins of 1 plate restored with loss of very small part of the image, added a plate index in manuscript. - A good copy of the rare editio princeps.Tiele 990; Cat. NHSM I, p.174; Landwehr, VOC, 283; Mendelssohn II, p.279-80. [Boeknr.: 29029 ]

€ 4750,00

SPRUIT, Ruud. Het land van de sultans. Maleisië en het kolonialisme. 's Gravenhage, SDU, 1989. Wrappers. With illustrations. 127 pp. [Boeknr.: 245 ]

€ 18,00

TERPSTRA, H. De factorij der Oostindische Compagnie te Patani (Malaysia). 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1938. Wrappers. With folding map. IV,250 pp. - (V.K.I.). [Boeknr.: 6320 ]

€ 60,00

VOS, Reinout. Gentle Janus, merchant prince. The VOC and the tightrope of diplomacy in the Malay world, 1740-1800. Translated by B. Jackson. Leiden, KITLV, 1993. With 4 maps, and 4 illustrations. Wrappers. VI,(2),252 pp. [Boeknr.: 7044 ]

€ 25,00

VOS, Reinout. Koopman en koning. De VOC en de Maleise tinhandel 1740-1800. Merchant and monarch The VOC and the Malay tin trade, 1700-1800. Utrecht, 1990. Folio. Wrappers. 240 pp. - (Thesis) [Boeknr.: 9825 ]

€ 65,00


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