Java and the East Indies – Frank G. Carpenter (1923) (1st ed)

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Java and the East Indies – Frank G. Carpenter (1923) (1st ed)

S$87.00

Title: Java and the East Indies

Author: Frank G. Carpenter

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1923. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Near fine. Spine faded. With 125 illustrations and 2 maps in colour. App. 9″ by 6″. 280pp.

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Contents:

  1. Just a Word Before We Start
  2. In Old Batavia
  3. A Day at Weltevreden
  4. Dutch Rule in the East Indies
  5. How Java Paid Its Way
  6. On a Big Tea Plantation
  7. The Netherlands India Army
  8. In and About Bandong
  9. How Quinine is Produced
  10. Across Java by Rail
  11. In the Rice Fields
  12. The Initiation of a Prince
  13. Within the Sultan’s Palace City
  14. The Women of Java
  15. The Shrine of a Thousand Buddhas
  16. The Sultan of Solo
  17. On the Coffee Estates
  18. Volcanoes of the Land of Fire
  19. The Sand Sea and the Bromo
  20. Surabaya, the Sugar Centre
  21. Colonial Life in the Dutch East Indies
  22. Cruising Through the Sunda Sea
  23. The Rajah of Lombok as Tax Collector
  24. Celebes and the Moluccas
  25. The Home of Birds of Paradise
  26. Tattooed Debutantes and Wasp-Waisted Men
  27. Borneo
  28. The Head-Hunting Dyaks
  29. About Sumatra
  30. Singapore, a Gateway of the Orient
  31. Chinese Workers and Malay Drones
  32. John Bull in Malaya
  33. The Sultan of Johore