Life in Java: with Sketches of the Javanese

By: d'Almeida, William Barrington

Price: NZ$303.75

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Ex-library. Some library labels, stamps and markings. Library blind-stamp on title leaf and frontispiece of each volume. Some rubbing and small abrasions to corners of boards and ends of spine. Chips to the marbled paper along edges of boards. ; Uncommon. Two volumes (complete). Volume One: xv, [1], 319, [1 (blank)] pages + chromolithograph frontispiece "The Worshipping of the Volcano". Volume Two: viii, 303, [1 (blank)] pages + chromolithograph frontispiece "The Wodono Examining a Prisoner." Both volumes: red half-morocco leather bindings and marbled pastepaper boards. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Page dimensions: 184 x 119mm. "Through the kindness and attention of my friends and aquaintances in Java - for which I beg, with deep gratitude, to offer my sincere thanks - I enjoyed many opportunities of witnessing the most remarkable physical phenomena of the island, and was introduced to scenes of public life and domestic life in which I became familiar with the manners and customs of the peculiar people inhabiting it." - from the Preface, page viii. Half-title leaves are present. Tissue guard (blank) present to frontispiece in Volume One only. ; 8vo

Title: Life in Java: with Sketches of the Javanese

Author Name: d'Almeida, William Barrington

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20596

Keywords: Java Travel Asia