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BRUMMELHUIS, Han ten. Merchant, courtier and diplomat: a history of the contacts between the Netherlands and Thailand. Lochem, De Tijdstroom, 1987. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations (several in colours). 116 pp. [Boeknr.: 6265 ]

€ 35,00

HEUVEL, Jacobus van den. In the king's trail. An 18th century Dutch journey to the Buddaha's footprint. Theodorus Jacobus van den Heuvel's account of his voyage to Phra Phutthabat in 1737. Edited by Remco Raben and Dhiravat na Pombejra. Bangkok, The Royal Netherlands Embassy, 1997. 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many coloured illustrations. 91 pp. - Limited edition. [Boeknr.: 21808 ]

€ 30,00

IJZERMAN, Jan Willem. Hollandsche prenten als handelsartikel te Patani in 1602. ('s Gravenhage, 1925). Wrappers. With map and 2 plates. 26 pp. - (Offprint B.K.I.). [Boeknr.: 16964 ]

€ 15,00

SCHOUTEN, Joost. Beschrijvinge van de regeeringe, macht, religie, costuymen, traffijcquen, ende andere remercquable saecken, des coninghrijcks Siam. Gestelt inden jaere 1636 door Joost Schouten, directeur weghens de geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie aldaer. (Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius, 1646).Oblong 8vo. Modern wrappers. (15) pp. (text set in two columns). Etracted from Commelin's collection of voyages. - This was the first general account of Siam published in the seventeenth century; as such it was widely distributed and generally consulted as a source by later writers. Designed as a report to the VOC, Schouten's description is that of a capable and devoted servant of the Company. It is nonetheless an incisive discourse in which the author truthfully records and sympathetically comments on what he observed during eight years of service in Siam (Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the making of Europe, III,3, p.1174).Landwehr, VOC, 250; Cordier, B.J., col. 339. [Boeknr.: 31985 ]

€ 375,00


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