Rare second part of the first book on Indonesia with colour illustrations;
J.B. J. van Doren - reis naar Nederlands Oost Indië of
land en zeetochten gedurende de twee eerste jaren mijns verblijf op Java - Den Haag, van Langenhuysen, 1851 and
first edition - 401 pp - Hardcover (re-bound) -
Dimensions: 27 × 17.5 cm.
Condition: good (to very good). Pages 331-336 show a small tear which has been restored with adhesive tape (a long time ago), the adjacent map is made of cardboard.
It also has a minor restoration. The first use of colour printing sometimes causes a shadow of the plate to be seen on the following page. Occasional light moisture spot.
The plates of mainly warriors are all hand-coloured, there are also a number of monochrome wood engravings. There are 23 plates, including 13 in colour, as well as numerous illustrations in the text. This text is placed in a frame with decorative corners.
Definitely an attractive book.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- J.B.J. van Doren
- Book Title
- Reis naar Nederlands Oost Indie
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Number of pages
- 27×17 cm