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Title: Sumatra. [Title on front side].
Description: S.I. [Batavia], s.n. [Travellers Official Information Bureau for Netherland India], [circa], 1930. Narrow 8., fine coloured and illustrated front side, inintialled in minuscule white type vb-je. 6-folded brochure, printed and illustration on both sides, total size 62x46cm., coloured map of Sumatra on lower outer side with key. 16 black/white illustrations after photographs with captions, featuring important sites to be visited, further extensive general promotional text, all printed on recte; large coloured sketch-map of East Coast Sumatra, with key, smaller coloured sketch-map of Sumatra illustrating some recommended trips, table of train connections with arrivals and departures, to and fro and in Sumatra, principal connections how to reach Sumatra with time-table by various shipping lines, table of distances in kilometres route Medang-Padang, plan of Lake Toba (Batak Country) with extensive legenda, all printed on verso. SCAN AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. English language informative brochure on behalf of tourists and travellers to Sumatra, published by the Travellers Offical Information Bureau for Netherland India at Batavia. Beautifully designed front-side in colour. Good copy. (some minimal wear to tail of spine).

Keywords: sumatra brochure tourism travel history culture heritage promotion advertising trips publicity colonialism indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 48437