BASTIN, John Sturgus / BROMMER, Bea .
Title Nineteenth Century Prints And Illustrated Books Of Indonesia With Particular Reference To The Print Collection Of The Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam : A descriptive bibliography. / John Bastin and Bea Brommer.
Publisher Utrecht, Holland : Spectrum Publishers, 1979. 9027496285
9027496285 / 9789027496287
Seller ID 44326
First edition. A very good tight binding with illustrated dustwrapper (now protected by a removable clear plastic cover). 4to. 29.5cm x 21.0cm x 3.5cm. [14pp.]/pp.386 . Illustrated dustwrapper: Illustration by Henk Pen after the lithograph "De Schutter" by A. van Pers. Dustwrapper rubbed along edges. Top edge creased and chipped. Light brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles. Light stain to lower corner of front board. With more than 100 coloured and 300 monochrome illustrations. A well-preserved copy of this excellent book. ** The book is based on the valuable print collection of the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam, but also discusses all the major collections related to Indonesia in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. An essential overview and thorough reference work. *** "John Sturgus Bastin is Reader Emeritus in the Modern History of South-East Asia in the University of London. He was born in Australia but has lived most of his adult life in England and Europe. He is a graduate of the Universities of Melbourne, Leiden and Oxford and was foundation Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts in the University of Malaya. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of South-East Asia and is the leading authority on Sir Stamford Raffles."