SUMATRA -- SNOUCK HURGRONJE, C. De Atjèhers. Leid., Bat., 1893-94. 2 vols. of text w. 2 fold. lithogr. maps & 2 fold. lithogr. plates. Lge-8°. Mod. cl. (Diff. binds., libr. tickets on spine, w. libr. stamps, 1 map loose & w. tear, first quire vol. 1 loose, a bit browned/foxed).Influential study on the Achenese & Islam, published by command of Dutch colonial administration; the main purpose of this study was to achieve a better understanding of the Achenese population & the influence of Islam on their habits & customs & their attitude towards Dutch colonial administration. The work appeared to play a substantial role in the submission of Aceh. Without the atlas volume. - Cat. KITLV, p. 25.
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