Veiling 356 Non European Civilizations - Malay Archipelago

BORNEO -- ST. JOHN, S. Life in the Forests of the Far East; or travels in Northern Borneo. 2nd ed. Lond., 1863. 2 vols. xvi, 406; xi, (1), 424 pp. W. 3 fold. lithogr. maps, 16 tinted lithogr. views/plates (incl. 4 handcold. botanical plates). Beautiful cont. green hcf. extra w. raised bands, dec. gilt backs, red mor. labels, matching marbled sides, edges & endpapers. -- Added: C.A.L.M. SCHWANER. Borneo, beschrijving v.h. stroomgebied v.d. Barito en reizen langs eenige voorname rivieren v.h. Zuid-Oostelijk gedeelte van dat eiland. Dl. 1. Amst., 1853. 1 of 2 vols. W. cold. lithogr. on ti-p., lge-fold. map (w. small tear) & 9 (of 11) cold. lithogr. plates. Or. blind tooled cl. (Spine a bit faded & a bit dam./worn, 2 plates missing, a bit foxed/browned in places).

Spencer St. John (1825-1910), private secretary to Rajah Brooke of Serawak, acted temporarily as commissioner for Brooke from 1851-1855 and explored many parts of Borneo as first European traveller. - Excellent set. Rouffaer/Muller p. 28. Ad 2: Rare. Landwehr, Bks. w. cold. plts., 430; Bastin/Brommer 580.

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