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Coup d'oeill sur l'ile de Java et les autres possessions NĂ©erlandaises dans l'archipel des Indes.
Bruxelles, C.J. de Mat, 1830.Contemporary half brown morocco (hinges cracked but firmly holding; top of spine sl. dam.), With lithographed frontispiece depicting the palace at Buitenzorg after Titsingh by Lauters, and folding map, coloured in outline. XII,422,(4) pp.First edition. - C.S.W. van Hogendorp (1788-1856) was resident of Buitenzorg and Batavia. He reveals himself as a proponent of benign government, protecting the native population from European depredation. In this book he goes into all kinds of detail about such things as the cost of groceries, trade balances, etc. A special chapter is devoted to the history of the Dutch relations with Japan.- (Stained). - Copy from the libary of Dutch parliament. Tiele 493; Cf. Cat. NHSM I, p.510 (Dutch ed.); Bastin-Brommer N 224; Cat. KITLV, p.2.
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