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Title: Porcelain and the Dutch East India Company as recorded in the DAGH-REGISTERS of Batavia Castle; Those of Hirado and Deshima and other contemporary papers 1602-1682. First original edition.
Description: Leiden, Brill, 1954. Original printed wrappers. 91], 243pp., many black/white illustrations with captions on 16 plates out-of-text, featuring specimen of imported japanese porcelain, folding sketch-map at very end, extensive foot-notes, list of illustrations, index, table of contents.[Ministerie van Onderwijs, Kunsten en Wetenschappen, Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, No. 11]. The Scene; present in porcelain; safeguarding a monopoly; shipments to Holland 1610-1657; the Asian trade outside the Archipelago; Persian Interlude; the Japanese trade;the Interinsular trade..A still unsurpassed study. Very good copy. Rare. (some minimal signs of dog-earing).

Keywords: porcelain trade volker japan persia commerce history dutch eastindia company v.o.c. voc japan culture heritage legacy daghregister science research colonialism indonesia southeast asia far east

Price: EUR 275.00 = appr. US$ 298.88 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 49240