Monumental Java

SCHELTEMA, J.F. Monumental Java.

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SCHELTEMA, J.F. Monumental Java. London, Macmillan, 1912.

8vo. Original blue cloth, ornamented and lettered in gilt; pp. xviii, 302, pl;ates after photographs, vignettes after drawings by the author; cloth a little marked, and offsetting from endpapers, otherwise vey good.
First edition. The author had been a resident of Java from 1874 to 1903, wandering about tht island and researching the ancient monumnets, such as Borobodur, Tmansari, the Water Castle, with some monuments photographed before and after restoration.