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WIJK, J.E. van. Java, beschrijving van de aardrijkskundige gesteldheid, het bestuur, de gebruiken en instellingen op dat eiland. 2e druk. Amsterdam, G.L. Funke, 1876.Sm. 8vo. Modern cloth, original pictorial lithographed wrappers mounted. With folding map, coloured in outline. 232 pp. First published in 1861. - Rare survey on the geography, government and customs of Java.Cat. KITLV p.12. [Boeknr.: 32541 ]

€ 275,00

WILDE, A(ndries) de. De Preanger regentschappen op Java gelegen. Amsterdam, M. Westerman, 1830.Original printed wrappers. With lithographed title-page and 3 folding lithographed plates of Gunung Gedeh, Gunung Tangkuban Perahu, and the Tjitarum. II,243,(3) pp. Original edition. - 'The author, Andries de Wilde (1781-1865), had great experience of the Preanger Regencies of Java, first as Opziener and Assistant Resident at Buitenzorg, and subsequently as owner of the famous estate, Sukabumi, comprising the districts of Gunungparang, Tjimahi, Tjiheulang and Tjitjurug, which had been sold by the British colonial administration in 1813, and which ten years later was expropriated by the Netherlands Indies Government' (Bastin & Brommer p.133). - Copy from the library of Dutch parliament. - (Some foxed).Bastin & Brommer N 185; Tiele 1209. [Boeknr.: 29724 ]

€ 795,00

WILLEM BARENTS. Verslag omtrent den vierden tocht van de Willem Barents naar de IJszee in den zomer van 1881, uitgebracht aan het Comité van Uitvoering. Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1882.Original printed wrappers. With large folding coloured lithographed map by A. Braakensiek and 5 plates (including 1 map). 5,146 pp. Privately printed. - Official account of the fourth Dutch expedition to the Arctic with the Willem Barents in 1881.Cat. NHSM I, p.310. [Boeknr.: 33290 ]

€ 145,00

WILLER, T(homas) J(osephus). Het eiland Boeroe, zijne exploitatie en Halfoersche instellingen. Uitgegeven met bijdragen en toelichtingen in verband tot Europesche kolonisatie in Nederlandsch-Indie door J.P. Cornets de Groot van Kraaijenburg. Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 1858.Contemporary half cloth (hinges damaged but holding). With folding lithographed map (small tear). XII,418 pp. Original edition. - Of particular interest for the history of the Moluccas: Seram, Halmahera and Buru. Willer goes further into the reforms necessary for the economic exploitation of Buru. The editor reviews the history of the colonization question from the 17th century up to 1857. Cat. KITLV p.32; Polman, The Central Moluccas, 536; Tiele 1211. [Boeknr.: 17187 ]

€ 275,00

WINKLER, Tiberius Cornelis. Op en in de aarde. Rotterdam & Leiden, H. Nijgh en Van den Heuvel & Van Santen, 1868.Original half cloth (1 hinge broken). With 2 coloured maps, 34 woodengraved plates and several woodengravings in the text. XVI,561 pp. [Boeknr.: 31973 ]

€ 65,00

ZIMMERMANN, (Eberhard August Wilhelm) von. Indostan, het land en deszelfs voortbrengsels. Naar het Hoogduitsch. Haarlem, François Bohn, 1823-25.3 volumes. Contemporary half calf (1 spine sl. rubbed). With 7 engraved plates by D. Veelwaard. X,308; VIII,398; VIII,328 pp. Translation of the German series: Die Erde und ihre Bewohner nach den neuesten Entdeckungen. Stuttgart 1810-1814. In Dutch: De aarde en hare bewoners, deel XV-XVII. - Description of India, their inhabitants and their products.Tiele 1240. [Boeknr.: 105 ]

€ 150,00

ZORGDRAGER, Cornelis Gijsbertsz. Bloeijende opkomst der aloude en hedendaagsche Groenlandsche visschery .. Met byvoeging van de walvischvangst .. door Abraham Moubach. Nevens een korte beschryving van de Terreneufsche bakkeljaau-visschery. 2e druk. Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1728.4to. Contemporary vellum. With title-page printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece (P. van Thol en R.C. Alberts, 1727), 6 folding maps and 11 engraved plates (1 folding after A. Salm by Van der Hem ). (36),392,(13),(2) pp. Second and best edition; the first edition was published in Amsterdam in 1720. - This classic work on the Greenland whale fishery is one of the most thorough and authoritative descriptions of the early 18th century. It is the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling, including ample descriptions of the early discoveries and exploration in the northern regions, Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen and Strait Davis. Giving along with extensive natural history, geography, history, and economics, detailed lists of ships' outfits, lists of shipowners and captains, an extensive vocabulary, and copious other details. At the end an account of New-Foundland cod-fishing. - (p.101 with marginal tear without loss of text). - A fine copy of the most important and extensive Dutch work on whaling.Tiele 1241; Cat. NHSM II, p.899; Allen 177; Jenkins p.162; Sabin 106376. [Boeknr.: 1552 ]

€ 3950,00


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