Author Radermacher, J. C. M. (ed.) Bataviaasch Genootschap der Kunsten en Wetenschappen: Verhandelingen. Volume 1.
Published 1820
Item ID 50455
€650.00
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Batavia, Ter Lands Drukkerij, 1820. 8vo (18.6 x 12.5 cm) 266 pp., 59 pp. Voorbericht [foreword], 23 pp. Nabericht [afterword] and Bladwijzer [index]. Contemporary half calf with mottled paper over boards. Rare first volume of this series of Asian studies begun in 1779 and completed in 1950. This is the first reprint, published in Batavia, whereas the 1st edition was published in the Netherlands. Includes: Baron van Wurmb, De orde der Palmboomen; Josua van Iperen, Beschrijving van een witten Neger ; Register der geslagten van drie rijken der Natuur naar de 12e druk van Systema Natura van Car. Linnaeus tot de Vegetablilia, vervolgens naar de Herbarius Ambonensis , dealing with Animalia, Vegetabilian, Mineralia of Southeast Asia in three languages - Malaysian, Dutch and Latin; J. Radermacher and W. van Hogendorp, Beschrijving van het Koningrijk Jaccathra en de stad Batavia ; W. van Hogendorp, Beschrijving van het eiland Timor . Wear to bottom headcap, joints and corners. Very light waterstain to tops of pp. 49 (Voorbericht) - 24, 47-82, otherwise text block is clean and in fine condition. Gilt labelling on spine, title on paper label. A rare edition of 18th-century observations of natural history in present-day Indonesia in good condition. The rare first reprint, published in Batavia, of the rare first volume of this series of Asian studies