LOT 1209
SOLD €350,00

[Moluccas] De Moluksche eilanden

Reis van z.e. den gouverneur-generaal Charles Ferdinand Pahud, door den Molukschen archipel. P. van der Crab. Batavia, Lange & Co., 1862, XIV,(1),387 p., with 9 folding tables and a "Lijst van woorden in eenige dialecten van de Moluksche eilanden" (19 folding p.), contemporary gilt morocco, large 8vo.

Fine copy of a very rare work. Important report by the Assistant-Resident of the Moluccan governor, of the voyage by Governor-General Pahud through the Moluccas and North Celebes (1860-1861), focusing on local politics, population, coffee, spices and other agriculture, trade, etc. The glossary of 19 folding pages contain a comparison between no less than 15 different regional dialects.

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