J.B.J. van Doren - Reis naar Nederlands Oost Indie - 1851

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J.B.J. van Doren - Reis naar Nederlands Oost Indie - 1851
Travels - Quantity: 1

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
J.B.J. van Doren
Book Title
Reis naar Nederlands Oost Indie
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1851
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
401
Dimensions
27×17 cm
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