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Indonesian Art Sale Online - 29 August 2019
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[INDONESIA] – [RAFFLES, S.]. Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, [..]

particularly in the Government of Java, 1811-1816, Bencoolen and its Dependencies, 1817-1824; with Details of the Commerce and Resources of the Eastern Archipelago, and Selections from his Correspondence. By his Widow. A new Edition, [..]. Vol. I-II. London: James Duncan [..], 1835. 2 Vols.: [XIV],437,[1] and [VIII],468 pp. With engr. frontisp.-portrait (of T.S. Raffles) by S. Cousins after H. Corbould, 2 fold. engr. maps (“Sketch of the Island of Singapore”, ca. 17,5 x 31,5 cm. & “Map of the Indian Archipelago”, ca. 40 x 35 cm.), 4 fold. aquatint views (i.a. of the residence “Buitenzorg”), 1 fold. aquatint botanical plate (dep. the flower “Rafflesia Arnoldi”) & 1 fold. plate (facsimile of a letter by T.S. Raffles, dated 22 November 1814). 8vo (ca. 22 x 14 cm.), 20th-cent. uniform red cloth. (2x)

¶ Bastin/ Brommer p. 119. Rouffaer/ Muller I, p. 236. Complete set of the scarce second (abridged) edition of the reminiscences by Lady Sophia Raffles-Hull (1786-1858) concerning the life & works of her husband Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (1781-1826). The first edition was publ. in 1830. – A few small defects (inner hinges of vol. II broken, both vols. with owner’s entry (dated 1860) in black ink on title, 1 map partly torn on folds, occ. sl. foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in a good interior condition.

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