Stock ID #178199 Land en Volk van Sumatra. C. LEKKERKERKER.
Land en Volk van Sumatra.
Land en Volk van Sumatra.
Land en Volk van Sumatra.
Land en Volk van Sumatra.
Land en Volk van Sumatra.

Land en Volk van Sumatra.

Groningen, den Haag/Batavia: Wolters, J. B., c 1930's. Stock ID #178199

Contained in a sturdy linen backed box, that has been re-enforced with tape at some stage, are 200 sheets with numerous photographic illustrations together with an alphabetical register and an explanation of the numbering system - 'to the users of this record book the plates from no. 1 to no. 290 follow each other regularly, on front sides of the sheets ; those from 290 to 620 likewise on the back sides.' 29 x 20cm. Some light foxing mainly to the margins and some handwritten comments in English, also confined to the margins. Very good.

Divided into 9 sections: I: Country and population - II: Colonial administration - III: Religion, education and upbringing - IV: Arts & Sciences - V: native agriculture, cattle-breeding and fishing - VI: European Cultures - VII: Trade, industry and mining - VIII: Traffic - IX: Fauna and Flora. Text in Dutch and Malay, used in schools in the Dutch East Indies as a Geography curriculum in the 1930s this boxed set 620 plates of the Dutch East Indies gives a snapshot of the entire Indian archipelago printed on 200 carton sheets.

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