Auction 356 Non European Civilizations - Malay Archipelago

PERELAER, M.T.H. Het kamerlid Van Berkenstein in Ned.-Indië. Leiden, (1888). 4 parts in 2 vols. (8), 205, (2); (2), 202, (2); (6), 195, (2), blank; (2), 198, (2) pp. W. 107 fine full-p. cold. chromolithogr. views after J.C. Rappard. Lge-4°. Or. gilt dec. cl. (Skilfully rebacked, some minor browning in places, else a fine set).

Charming account of an imaginary voyage through Dutch nineteenth century colonial Indonesia done by a fictitious Dutch member of parliament by the name of Van Berkenstein, trying to make-up his mind on colonial Indonesian affairs. Josias Cornelis Rappard (1824-1898) produced the watercolour drawings after which the lithographs were made, largely from photographs and other prints to picture landscapes and European social life in Indonesia. - Bastin & Brommer 692.

€ 400

result € 320

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