In Javanese Waters – H. W. Ponder (1944) (1st ed)

S$80.00

In Javanese Waters – H. W. Ponder (1944) (1st ed)

S$80.00

Title: In Javanese Waters: Some Sidelights on a Few of the Countless, Lovely, Little Known Islands Scattered over the Banda Sea & Some Glimpses of their Strange & Stormy History

Author: H. W. Ponder

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Co. London, 1944. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Very good. Very sparse annotations in pencil. With numerous black-and-white plates and 5 sketch maps. 228pp. App. 8.5″ by 5.5″.

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About the book:

A book about the islands around Java, written before the Japanese invasion but published later, in 1944.

Contents:

Christmas Day at Lombox

Soembawa, Soemba & A Melancholy Sultan

Flores Fairy-Tale

A Glimpse at Sawoe

Transhipment at Kisar

With the “Baud” to Babar, Tenimbar & Kei

The Aroe Islands

“End of the World”

Nutmegs & Mace – The Strange Story of Banda

More about Banda & Its Ghosts

Banda for a Holiday

Glimpses of Geser, Goram & Ceram

Some Odd Aspects of Christian Conversion

Butterflies, Fashions & Gentility in Ambon

Boeroe, Bakoekoe, Raha; Boeton & Salaier

BySaling “Prahau” to Bali

Madoera- Cinderella