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Author: BREITENSTEIN, H., Title: Twee Jaar op Banda; M. HAMERSTER, Een Kijkje in de Minahassa; PILATE (French Commander), in Birma; J.C.F. VAN BALEN, Van Rotterdam naar Deli. Een Reisverhaal. [And other contributions, published in De Aarde en haar Volken, 1916.
Description: Haarlem, H.D. Tjeenk Willink en Zoon, 1916. Small stout 4°., original elaborate blindstamped publ. cloth, gilded cover title, richly gilded decorative spine. 388; 206pp. (Bijblad van de Aarde en haar Volken). Numerous black/white plates, illustrations in text, sketch maps in text, tables of contents. [De Aarde en haar Volken, 1916]. Annually published dutch language illustrated magazine in which the dutch public is informed about hitherto less known parts of the Globe, indigenous population, cultre, customs and manners, local dress, ways of living, local antiquities and architecture, including reports of discoveries and voyages, through Asia (including the Dutch East Indies), Africa, Asia Minor and the Middle East and the more remote parts of Europe. The magazine can be seen as a pastiche to the french Le Tour du Monde. TOPICS: a cobtribytion on the Minahasa (Celebes) by a German MD in dutch coloial service; a report on a sea voyage, after archivalia of J.H. van Balen, from Rottedam to Deli (Belawan harbour, North Sumatra); A report by a French colonial officer (translated into dutch) on Burma; ALAN LETHBRIDGE, Reis door het Noorden van Rusland en de Siberische steppe.72pp., illustrated; A contribution to the Lama population of Siberia; A voyage alongside the Wuhan (Voehan) railway in China; The Golden Horn, Istanbul; etc. Good copy. (front inner hinge skilfully reinforced, spine ends restored, good and tight copy).
Keywords: magazine journal periodical history culture heritage legacy voyages touring travel information asia africa asiaminor globe world education travel customs religion
Price: EUR 145.00 = appr. US$ 157.59 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50658