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1900 DUTCH NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAVA INDONESIA

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1900 DUTCH NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAVA INDONESIA 1900 DUTCH NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAVA INDONESIA 1900 DUTCH NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAVA INDONESIA 1900 DUTCH NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES JAVA INDONESIA



DE STILLE KRACHT (The Hidden Force), by famous author, resident and traveler of the Netherlands East Indies, Louis Couperus, beautiful and genuine First Edition Dutch copy, published by L.J. Veen, Amsterdam, Holland, printed by G.J. Thieme, at Nijmegen, The Netherlands, volume author-dated on last page as ‘Passaroean-Batavia (Jakarta), Oct. ‘99 - Febr. 1900’, Couperus’ account of the decline and demise of a Dutch Government Resident, falling to pieces under the pressures of governing in exotic, steamy and mysterious Java amongst the hostile Javanese. CONDITION : 109 YEAR OLD VOLUME (measures approx. 8-¼ by 6-¼ inches) of 212 very rich thick stock pages in its extremely eye-catching old ’ … De Stille Kracht … Couperus’, ’ … L.J. Veen, Amsterdam’ original ornately stylized East Indies motif pictorial hard covers, was not a library volume, has no bookplates, no signatures, no writing, or notes, possesses the old booksellers label of ’ … Dekker … Spiegelstr 33/35, Amsterdam’, where volume was probably first obtained over a century back, remains well and well and strongly bound, and is a beautiful addition, and decoration, in the library of the collector of old Dutch East Indies material, and the Couperus reader and collector.



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