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[DUTCH EAST INDIES].
Verslag over het jaar 1867, zamengesteld door de kamer van koophandel en nijverheid te Batavia.Batavia, Bruining & Wijt, 1868. 8vo. With 3 folding tables. Contemporary richly gold-blocked red sheepskin, front board with the dedication: "Aan Zijne Excellentie den Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlandsch Indië", gilt edges; rebacked with the original backstrip laid down; new endpapers.
XVIII, 604 pp.Report on the year 1867 of the Chamber of Commerce at Batavia, here luxuriously bound for presentation to the dedicatee Pieter Mijer (1812-1881), Governor General of the Dutch East Indies from 1866 till 1872.The book is divide into six chapters: the first giving a chronological overview of the transactions of the Chamber of Commerce (including paragraphs on coffee, sugar, wood, salt, tin, etc. and discussing the possibilities of a steamship line to Australia), followed by more than 300 pages containing the official documents and reports attached to these topics; the second chapter covers the general trade (coffee, tobacco, tea, etc.), the third shipping, the fourth industry, trade an agriculture per city, the fifth banks and other credit institutions, and the sixth various topics, such as railways, ferries and other forms of transportation, oil, sea charts, etc. Rebacked, otherwise in very good condition.l Chijs, Proeve eener Ned. Indische bibliografie, p. 217, no. 52.
Vendeur: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830) [Netherlands]
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