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Title: Ons indisch Boekje. [Een bundel praatjes bij plaatjes over IndiŽ; subtitle on front covers]. [Eerste enige druk; First edition]. .
Description: Assen, The Author, [1940]-, 1941. 3 vols. Original illustrated limp wrappers designed by Jan Otter. 156, 156, 156, (29)pp. with many many black/white illustrations after aithor's photos, decorative endpieces b Jan Otter, tables of contents at end of each volume. Dutch language privately published collection of informative contributions, compiled after previous contributions in various dutch dailies 1937-1940. Covers a wide range of interesting topics concerning culture, arts and handicrafts, life and customs, architecture and popular housing of various indonesian population groups before the outbreak of the Pacific war. The Author, a successfull aphothecary at Semarang who lived and worked for an extended time in the Dutch East Indies, is better known as a pioneer concerning improvement of popular housing and public hygiene and health on Java. Nice set.

Keywords: tillema talks pictures contributions essays history population architecture indigenous culture heritage colonialism indonesia southeast asia

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50608