New Surabaya G. H. von Faber Photography

FABER, G.H. VON, – Nieuw Soerabaia. De Geschiedenis van Indië’s voornaamste Koopstad in de eerste Kwarteeuw sedert hare instelling 1906-1931. [Eerste enige druk; First and only edition].

Soerabaia-Bussum, H. van Ingen, [..], 1935. Small 4°. original cloth, Covertitle in bold gilded type, title on spine in bold gilded type, gilded line-drawing featuring aarchitecture of a futurist building, all within a single gilded line-border. Gilded Surabaya Municipal Coat-of-Arms tooled in centre of lower outer cover with publ. name in bold gilded type at tail margine, printed within a narrow single gilded line border. Designed and executed by G. Haasmann. 396pp. A number of beautifully stylyze vignettes, num. text-ills, of which many very large, plans, sketch-maps and comparative tables in text, very large coloured and extending plan of the city 1: 10.000 with legenda, WITH a 12°.-sized 36pp. booklet in original wrappers, stapled, being an alphabetical lexicographic Name-list of roads, streets, squares, campongs, schools, churches, passars and public buildings of the dity, dated 1935, inserted in rear pocket, table of contents. Ample illustrated and detailed dutch language commemmorative volume cxelebrating the silver jubilee of Surabaya Municipality, Java., e.g.: origin, history and development as a trade city and naval base, which includes ample illustrated information abouturbanization, architecture, city planning, public housing and hygiene, pubklic works, sewage, energy, traffic planning, city council and politics, ethnic minoritiesetc. Very fine copy in original designed publ. cloth.

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