Holle, Karel Frederik. Tabel van Oud en Nieuw Indische Alphabetten: Bijdrage tot de palaeographie van Nederlandsch-Indie. Uitgegeven door het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen.

Batavia, The Hague, W. Bruining & Co., M. Nijhoff, 1882.

4to. 2 parts in 1 vol. (2), 20, 50 pp. With 1 folding page with examples of handwriting in Kawi. Half cloth over marbled boards. With gilt title to spine.


Intriguing palaeographic study on indigenous scripts common in the Dutch East Indies. Comprises a 20-page introduction (1882) as well as 50 pp. of double-page alphabetic tables, preceded by a separate title-page (1877).

With bookplate of Dr. G. F. Pijper to front pastedown, his handwritten ownership to flyleaf, dated 1918. Stamp of ownership of the "Koninklijke Natuurkundige Vereenigung in Ned[erlandsch] Ind[ie]" to flyleaf and title-page. Backstrip a little frayed with two small sections lacking, otherwise tilting bright and complete. Paper slighlty toned.

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