LOT 1407
SOLD €2400,00

[Indonesia] [Raffles] The history of Java

By Thomas Stamford Raffles (...). In two volumes. With a map and plates. London, printed by Cox and Baylis for Black, Parbury and Allen, and for John Murray, 1817, 1st edition.

2 vols., uniform binding, half leather with leather corners, spine with title in gilt stamping, top edge gilt, XLVIII,479; VIII,288,(4),CCLX pp., a large folding map by J. Walker in steel engraving, coloured, with inserts of various bays and harbours and a mineralogical sketch of Java; 2 frontispieces, 65 aquatints/engravings, 10 of which hand-coloured costume plates. Of this first edition, only 900 copies were printed. Remains the great standard work on Java. Fine set. (total 2)

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