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Java : The Garden of the East

Scidmore, Eliza Ruhamah

Published by Oxford University Press, Singapore, 1985
ISBN 10: 0195825969 / ISBN 13: 9780195825961
/ Condition: Fine / Soft cover
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Title: Java : The Garden of the East

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Singapore

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition


Beautifully designed cover wrapper / *Second Impression Stated 1985 * whistle-clean and unmarked, binding straight and square and uncreased, inside pristine, the tail of binding has a tiny start of a wrinkle otherwise as new// This late-nineteenth century travel book, written by an American visitor, has bee described as a 'seminal work', opening as it did to Western eyes the glories, curiosities and mysteries of Java, an island little known in the Western world at that period. With feminine intrepidity, the author made it her business to see all that there was to be seen, and in consequence has been able to provide for us unique vignettes of various aspects of Javanese and Dutch-Javanese life in the heyday of colonial rule ( from the rear wrapper) 339 pages with index. **Collectible / 2 nd. Impression 1985**. Bookseller Inventory # 000440

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