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WIT, AUGUSTA DE. - Facts and fancies about Java.

Title: Facts and fancies about Java.
Description: The Hague, W.P. van Stockum & Son, 1912.Original blue cloth, spine gilt. With many photographic plates and illustrations. 324 pp. First published in Singapore in 1896. - Augusta de Wit (1864 - 1939) was a Dutch writer, born in the Dutch East Indies. She published a collection of her articles, first published in the Singapore Straits Times, as an illustrated book, Facts and Fancies about Java noting that 'Hollanders do not understand the Javanese, nor do the Javanese understand the Hollanders, in any true sense of the word'.

Keywords: Dutch travel Indonesia Indonesia belletrie Java

Price: EUR 104.50 = appr. US$ 113.58 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 36147