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Author: ZENTGRAAFF, H.C. & W.A. VAN GOUDOEVER Title: Sumatraantjes. Reisbrieven. Derde [Her]druk [third edition, reprinted].
Description: S.I., De Java-bode, [Batavia, De Unie, TYP.], 1936. 4°, Original coloured and illustrated limp wrappers. 228pp. of text and numerous captioned monochrome plates, illustrations on plages, portraits of dutch and acehnese war-heroes, famous dutch colonial buildings, tombs of Sultans, nature, indigenous architecture, housing, war-cemeteries, full-page sketchmap of the region visited, overall map of Sumatra on a plate, pp. of partly illustrated advertisments at rear end, incl. on lower outer cover, large full-sized ad. on lower outer boards. Dutch language travelogue narrating a voyage through Northern Sumatra, Aceh province done by 2 dutch reporters, which includes, besides notes on nature, local ethnic groups, mewar-memorials, local architecture, detailed references to the past Aceh-wars and her heroes, both Acenehse and Dutch. Reasonable copy. (spine with a modern cloth strip, somewhat dog-eared and dull, some occasional marginal spotting).
Keywords: atjeh aceh sumatra narrative travel journey wasrheroes population nature history war militaria memorials heritage history colonialism indonesia southeastasia travel account
Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54234