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Cultureel Indie, Zevende Jaarganag (1945) (Volume VII [Seven]) [Full Morocco Binding]

By: Afdeeling Volkenkunde Van Het Indisch Instituut,

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, E J Brill: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35921

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 218 pages; Oversize volume. This seventh volume of the annual has been rebound in full modern morocco leather with gilt tooled morocco labels to spine. Contents bright and clean. Illustrated with b&w photos. VG+ thus in a Fine binding ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Little World

By: Benson, Stella

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1932

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 29225

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

The Chinese, a General Description of China and its Inhabitants; Four Volumes in Two, Including the Supplementary Volume

By: Davis, John Francis

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight & C. Cox: 1850

Edition: New edition, revised and enlarged

Seller ID: 25659

Condition: Very Good-


Woodcuts; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Uniformly bound 4 volumes in 2. 16mo in ribbed green cloth with rules and decorative borders in blind to boards, triple ruled bands and titles in gilt to spine. Variously published by Charles Knight and C. Cox with Vol I showing an 1851 date and C. Cox masthead while the other 3 volumes bear 1845/46 Knight publishing details. Likely bound in 1851 by Cox after he assumed responsibility of publication. Snugly bound and clean; shallow c... View more info

Publicaties Van Den Oudheidkundigen Dienst In Nederlandsch-indie - I. ; Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken

By: De Haan, B. & F. D. K. Bosch; J. Ph. Vogel; P. V. Van Stein Callenfels

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Batavia; Jakarta, Albrecht & Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28845

Condition: Good


60 plates; photos, elevations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 53 pages; Folio sized HC in original brown cloth backed, paper covered boards; titles lettered in dark brine to quarter cloth spine and in brown to the upper board. 1st edition. Collects three papers and their respective illustrations. Tjandi Kidal; the Earliest Sanskrit Inscriptions of Java; De Mintaraga-Basreliefs Aan De Oud-Javaansch Bouwwerken. Vogel's paper on Sanskrit inscriptions is in English; the othe... View more info

Djakarta Through the Ages

By: Drs. R. Mohammad Ali & F. Bodmer & Ali Sadikin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Djakarta, Government of the Capital City of Djakarta: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30152

ISBN: B002OKG22E

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photograph and Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 154 pages; Very large, folio sized HC in original dust jacket. 1st edition, in a limited edition of 2000 copies. Illustrated with period and cotemporarty photographs, decorative drawings etc. Original paper covered boards lightly shelf rubbed at edges; shelf bump of moderate degree to tail of spine. Front hinge tender. Dust jacket rubbed with small chips and closed short tears at edges. Flap folds a bit st... View more info

Donald Friend in Bali

By: Friend, Donald

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London & Sydney, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15987

ISBN: 0002111705

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Plates and line drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 107 pages; Square, snug and neat in publisher's black cloth title lettered in gilt to spine. Original wraparound, pictorial, glossy dust jacket is bright and clean with just light shelf rub/evidence to edges. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of Friend's paintings and B&W line drawings. Tightly bound and clean; no marks. F/VG+ View more info

Tambaran: an Encounter with Cultures in Decline in New Guinea

By: Gardi, René

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1960

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 30229

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Drawings & Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages; 1960 Constable Co HC/DJ 1st edition. Bright tight and exceotionally fresh. No marks. Appears unread. Hint of shelf evidence DJ edges, but by and large about as new. F/NF- View more info

The Prison of Weltevreden; and a Glance At the East Indian Archipelago

By: Gibson, Walter M.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, J. C. Riker: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15581

Condition: Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages; 1st edition. In publisher's original impressed brown cloth boards but with a library rebacking of red cloth tape. Titlt lettering at spine hand written in white. The boards ar fresh with only light rub at tips. The contents are quite neat, snugly bound and well preserved. A few plates with toning offset from facing text. Original endpages present and intact but somewhat scarred by carefully removed bookplates and card poc... View more info

Islands under the Cross; The story of the Church in the Philippines

By: Gowing, Peter G

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manila, National Council of Churches in the Philippines: 1967

Seller ID: 33828

Condition: Good


Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 286 pages; HC soundly bound in rebound heavy library grade buckram cloth with titles stamped in white to spine. Contents clean and unmarked, but with ex-library indications including a catalog lettering at spine and light attachments to endpages. Illustrated with maps. Snug with clean text; condition graded down to reflect prior institutional ownership. G to G+ thus View more info

Ambassador in Bonds!

By: Hamilton, Esther Yerger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Stroudsburg, PA, Pinebrook Book Club: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34836

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Drawings and map endpages; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 264 pages; Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with b&w drawings and pictorial map endsheets. Just mild shelf evidence and superficial soiling to dust jacket. Trace toning to endpages. VG/VG or better View more info

Civil Islam Muslims and Democratization in Indonesia

By: Hefner, Robert W.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 30338

ISBN: 0691050473

Condition: Very Good+


Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Snugly bound and very neat. No marks. A single page is corner creased to mark place. Mild curl to the cover at the front edge. VG+ View more info

The Heritage Of Australian Birds - The Indigenous Bird Families Of The Australian Region

By: Holmes, Glenn and Robert Edden

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Australia, Currawong Press: 1982

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28303

ISBN: 0908001363

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 2nd printing. Signed twice on the title page by the book's illustrator, Robert Edden, once with personal inscription and date and once without. Snug, clean copy in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with just superficial shelf rub to edges. Illustrated throughout with full page color reproductions of Edden's paintings of Australia's birds. Nice copy. VG++/VG++ or better View more info

Revue Archipel # 3 - 1972; Etudes Interdisciplinaires Sur Le Monde Insulindien

By: Labrousse, Pierre; Denys Lombard and Christian Pelras; et. al., (eds)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Paris, France, SECMI: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23397

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages; Paperback in slick, illustrated titled covers. Bright, clean copy. No marks. Appears unread. Illustrated with some black and white photographs. Bright clean copy; NF View more info

Revue Archipel # 2 - 1971; Etudes Interdisciplinaires Sur Le Monde Insulindien

By: Labrousse, Pierre; Denys Lombard and Christian Pelras; et. al., (eds)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Paris, France, SECMI: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23398

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages; Paperback in slick, illustrated titled covers. Bright, clean copy. No marks. Appears unread. Illustrated with some black and white photographs. Maps amd diagrams. Bright clean copy; NF View more info

Revue Archipel # 4 - 1972; Etudes Interdisciplinaires Sur Le Monde Insulindien

By: Labrousse, Pierre; Denys Lombard and Christian Pelras; et. al., (eds)

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Paris, France, SECMI: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23399

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; Paperback in slick, illustrated titled covers. Bright, clean copy. No marks. Appears unread. Illustrated with some black and white photographs. Maps amd diagrams. Bright clean copy with trace shelf/handling evidence to cover edges. NF View more info

Manila from the Air

By: Morannte, P. C. and Frank Ruiz (Photographs)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Manila Intl. Airport, Aviation Publication, Inc: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28311

Condition: Very Good


Photographs, aerial; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages; No date given (circa 1957). Aviation Publication, Inc. ; Manila. Larger format paperback in saddle stapled, glossy pictorial covers. Contents are laid out in landscape rather than vertical format. Stated 1st edition. Likely issued 1957/58 as photographs show the construction of the new terminal building and the temporary international terminal. Sound clean copy; no marks. Illustrated throughout with b&w photogra... View more info

Flights Inside and Outside Paradise.

By: Peri, A. Penitent; (George Cullen Pearson)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29464

Condition: Good+


frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in a striking design of brown cloth with Japanese character "types" in white to the full surface of the cloth and title lettering in red a Japanese inflected font. Sound decent copy but with cloth at spine dulled and fading. Light shelf bumping to boards at corners and with crimping and pull to cloth at spine ends. Prior ownership bookplate of the Metzger Institute Library, a short lived women's college that was part of D... View more info

The Megalithic Culture of Indonesia.

By: Perry, W. J.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Manchester :: New York, Manchester University Press; Longmans, Green & Co.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13066

Condition: Very Good-


Ethnological Series # III; folding map; line ills & photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 1918 Manchester University Press. HC 1st edition. Original blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth a little rubbed with mild stress at spine ends. Binding sound. Illustrated with fold-out map frontis, in text illustrations in line and some photographs. A prior owner surname penned neatly to front endpage. A Dutch bookseller label at front corner... View more info

Javanese and Balinese manuscripts and some codices written in related idioms spoken in Java and Bali Descriptive catalogue, with examples of Javanese ... orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland)

By: Pigeaud, Theodore G. Th

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Wiesbaden, Franz Steiner: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 13252

ISBN: 3515019642

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile pages; folding map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 340 pages; 1975 Franz Steiner. Larger format HC in black cloth with titles at spine and cover design brightly in gilt. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Appears unread. Issued without dust jacket. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The That Phanom Chronicle; A Shrine History and its Interpretation

By: Rattanamoli, Phra Thep & James B. Pruess (Trans. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34211

ISBN: 0877271046

Condition: Good+


Data Paper Number 104; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 86 pages; Oversize paperback in original title lettered covers. Soundly bound and generally clean - though with ex-library indications including a bookplate to the front patedown and attachments to rear endpages. It appears the library had attached some external folder to the covers with a pair of staple punctures to top and bottom edges of covers and traces of adhesive tape to the spine edges. Binding a bit cocked in t... View more info