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Author: VANVUGT, E., Title: Natilaan. Een voettocht in Java's Duizend Bergen. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Amsterdam, In de Knipscheer, 1989. Small thin 8°., original coloured limp glossy wrappers, covertitle with a large portrait. 69pp. Many black/white illustrations, incl. portraits, after original photographs, concise biography of author, list of author's publications on verso of french title, two other titles by author at end with synopsis, portrait of author, his fellow traveller (Natilaan) and his family on lower outer cover. Dutch language literary story in which a voyage by foot from Yogyakarta to a hamlet in The thousand Mountains of Java is described, with as main character Natilaan, an indonesian young man travelling together with author. Previously published in installments in a dutch national daily De Volkskrant, august 1989. An interesting and authentic story. Very fine copy.
Keywords: novel story literature voyage voetreis java egodocument authentic indonesia buur literatuur culture cultuur
Price: EUR 10.00 = appr. US$ 10.87 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50363