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Title: Koleksi Pilihan Museum Nasional. Jilid ke I/Selected collectio of the National Museum [Jakarta], volume I. Orig. edn.
Description: Jakarta, Proyek Pengembangan Museum Nasional, 1980. large sq. 8. Orig. stiff wraps, large coloured illustration of a bowl on front wrapper. 5 unnumbered leaves (versos blank), being list of contents, foreword and introduction, bi-lingual text indonesian/english. 308pp., of which 101 coloured plates with bi-lingual captions, indonesian/english and many black/white ills. with extensive bi-lingual descriptions on page 215 to 308 which cover indonesian pre-historic art and numismatics. A lavishly illustrated catalogue, being a slection of the holdings of the Indonesian National Museum, Jakarta, bi-lingual text, indonesian/english, throughout, illustrating and describing top-class objects from the prehistory, archaeology, manuscripts (Lontar), numismatics, ethnographical objects and ceramics in the collection. The second division, page 213-291 supplies extensive descriptions to earier mentioned objects and periods with many illustrations. This first volume NOT present in holdings of Royal Institute of Anthropology and Linguistics, KITLV, Leiden (calling for Volume 2 only published Jakarta 1984). A very fine copy. Rare.

Keywords: catalogue museum pusat national museum jakarta art archaeology numismatics bronzes ceramics manuscripts keris weapons bowls statues bronzes indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 225.00 = appr. US$ 244.54 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 43720