Antiquarian Booksellers "Gemilang" was established in
1983 after a 12-year traineeship (1970-1982) with a renowned
Amsterdam/Haarlem based Antiquarian Bookseller and Publisher.
We are specialized in Antiquarian and Second-Hand Books
covering Insular Southeast Asia, including Indonesia,
Malaysia, Singapore and Oceania. Furthermore we deal
in Books about Costume, Fashion and Textiles; China and
Japan; Old and Rare books/pamphlets; Books of General
Subject-catalogues on our home-page represent only a
small portion of our running stock. If a title cannot be
found, kindly contact us.
We still maintain a very effective Searching Service,
which is free and without any further obligation.
Single Titles and Lists Wanted are welcome.
Enjoy yourself and search our Database.
Javanese Ruler Soerakarta (Solo) in Ceremonial Court Dress.
bookdescription and some terms explained:
All books offered have been carefully described
and in original bindings, unless otherwise stated.
Sizes given in 8° (Octavo), 4° (Quarto) and 2°
We maintain a high quality standard, Defaults, also
minor ones, are always mentioned at end of each
annotation, which is indicated by ¶, between brackets
Some technical terms applied in bookdescriptions
a.e.g. : all edges gilded.
t.e.g. : top edge gilded.
s.I.: no place of publication present.
s.n.: no publisher's name present.
date of publication between square brackets, [....], not present, found after own research.
dj.: original dustjacket present.
f.e.p.: free endpaper (at front or end of volume).