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BASTIN, John. Lady Raffles by effort & virtue. Singapore, National Museum, 1994. Cloth with a laid-down portrait of Lady Raffles on frontcover. With many plates (several in colours). 121,(2) pp. Lady Raffles, Sophia Hull (1786 - 1858), was the second wife of Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of Singapore. [Boeknr.: 36149 ]

€ 40,00

BICKMORE, Albert S(mith). Reizen in den Oost-Indischen archipel. Uit het Engelsch vertaald en van aanteekeningen voorzien door J.J. de Hollander. Schiedam, H.A.M. Roelants, 1873.2 volumes. Contemporary half green cloth, spines lettered in gilt. With 2 folding lithographed maps. XVI,314; VII,291 pp. First published in English Travels in the East Indian Archipelago. London 1868. - The American professor in natural history Bickmore (1839-1914), sponsored by the Boston Society of Natural History, arrived in 1865 in Indonesia to study the natural history. Besides the flora and fauna he also devoted a great deal of attention to the physical geography and the population. The concept of a Western and Eastern division between the Indonesian peoples was initiated by him. Batavia, Semarang, Surabaya, Celebes, the Moluccas, Sumatra and Singapore were visited. He was one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. - Fine. Tiele 118; Cat. NHSM I, p.248; Cat. KITLV p.5. [Boeknr.: 32534 ]

€ 325,00

BOULGER, Demetrius Charles. The life of Sir Stamford Raffles. (1897). Reprint with a preface by John Bastin. Amsterdam, Pepin Press, (1999). Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates. XLII,403 pp. 'Sir Thomas Raffles (1781-1826) was one of Britain's greatest administrators and statesmen in South-East Asia, who had a deep understanding and knowledge of the affairs and history of this region. Alongside being regarded as the founder of Singapore, he was also posted to Penang and Malacca on the Malay Peninsula, Bencoolen on Sumatra and Java'. [Boeknr.: 32193 ]

€ 25,00

BOULGER, Demetrius Charles. The life of Sir Stamford Raffles. London, Charles Knight & Co, 1973. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. XXX,207 pp. 'Sir Thomas Raffles (1781-1826) was one of Britain's greatest administrators and statesmen in South-East Asia, who had a deep understanding and knowledge of the affairs and history of this region. Alongside being regarded as the founder of Singapore, he was also posted to Penang and Malacca on the Malay Peninsula, Bencoolen on Sumatra and Java'. [Boeknr.: 34404 ]

€ 25,00

EARL, George Windsor. The Eastern seas, or voyages and adventures in the Indian Archipelago, in 1832-33-34, comprising a tour of the island of Java - visits to Borneo, the Malay peninsula, Siam, etc.; also an account of the present state of Singapore, with observations on the commercial resources of the archipelago. London, Wm.H. Allen and Co., 1837.Contemporary half red morocco, spine lettered in gilt. With music notation in text and 3 (of 4) folding maps. XII,461 pp. First edition. - Voyage from Western Australia to Java, Batavia, Surabaya, Singapore, Thailand, Bangkok, Malaysia and Borneo. Including interesting observations on the Dutch East Indies, the Dayak people, the Straits Settlements, early Singapore and the unexplored parts of north and north-western Australia. With map of the harbour of Cali Pujang on Java and 2 maps of Borneo. - First fly-leaf missing, library stamp on title-page, otherwise fine.Hill 528; Ferguson 2255; Cat. KITLV p.2. [Boeknr.: 31618 ]

€ 450,00

GEVERS DEYNOOT, Willem Theodore. Herinneringen eener reis naar Nederlandsch Indië in 1862. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1864.Original decorated gilt embossed cloth. With tinted lithographed title. (8),234 pp. First edition. - The author, a member of parliament, visited Java, Sumatra, Celebes, the Moluccas and Timor. Singapore, Calcutta, Madras and Ceylon were also visited. - A fine copy.Cat. KITLV p.57; Buur, Persoonlijke documenten, 100; Tiele 381; Cat. NHSM I, p.181. [Boeknr.: 4618 ]

€ 245,00

HAECKEL, Ernst. Uit Insulinde. Vertaald door H.H. Juynboll. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, (1902).Original cloth. With 3 maps, 8 plates and 72 illustrations. VI,302,(1) pp. Dutch translation of Aus Insulinde. Malayische Reisebriefe, 1901. - Chapters on Singapore, Bogor, Preanger, Garoet, Jogjakarta, Sumatra, etc. - With bookplate of B. Heijmans. [Boeknr.: 4326 ]

€ 45,00

HUYSSEN VAN KATTENDIJKE-FRANK, K. (Red.). Met Prins Hendrik naar de Oost. De reis van W.J.C. Huyssen van Kattendijke naar Nederlands-Indië, 1836-1838. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2004. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations (several in colours). 374 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging CII. - Journal of the voyage of the fregat Bellona from Nieuwediep to Rio de Janeiro, Tristan da Cunha, Batavia and Java, Celebes, the Moluccas, Singapore, Malakka, Penag and St. Helena in 1836-1838. On board Prince Willem Frederik Hendrik. [Boeknr.: 26814 ]

€ 25,00

LUAN, Tan Beng & Chua Chee HUAN. Singapore lifetime. The river and its people. Singapore, Times Books, 1986. 4to. Wrappers. With photographical illustrations. 116 pp. Text in English and Chinese. [Boeknr.: 34564 ]

€ 20,00

SINGAPORE. The land transport of Singapore from the early times to the present. Revised edition. Singapore, Archives and Oral History department, (1984). Oblong 8vo. Wrappers. With many photographic plates. 108 pp. From Jinrickshaws to Mass Rapid Transport System. [Boeknr.: 34561 ]

€ 18,00


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