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Title: Rubber.
Description: 's-Gravenhage, Nederl. Boekenclub, [..], 1939. Original cloth, coloured batik-pattern alongside front joint and spine. 302pp. text-ills., of which full-page and as head-pieces [by Menno (van Meeteren Brouwer)]. Author's début, a later impression by De Nederlandse Boekenclub (Dutch Bookclub edn.). Notel set on a Deli Rubber estate, in the early 1930s, which was the period of rapid change of East Coast Sumatra (Deli estates) into a vast commercial garden. One of the few illustrated editions, in nice original publ. cloth. Good copy.

Keywords: fiction observations literature history east coast sumatra deli rubber estate novel commerce daily life experiences colonialism indonesia southeast asia buur

Price: EUR 45.00 = appr. US$ 48.91 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47095