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  • KAMPONG. by Hardy, Ronald.
    Hardy, Ronald.
    KAMPONG.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Frederick Muller. (1957) dj. Hardcover - A novel set on the island of Java in 1950, in the newly independent country of Indonesia, where there is still hostility and resentment against the Dutch colonists. A medical unit, formed by the United Nations, is involved in a desperate fight against the disease of yaws where 10 million had been stricken. 240 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (light toning to the pages, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 81593
    Keywords: Fiction, indonesia, java, yaws
    View cart More details Price: $19.50
  • AMONG THE DARK MOUNTAINS or Cast Away in Sumatra. by Ker, David.
    Ker, David.
    AMONG THE DARK MOUNTAINS or Cast Away in Sumatra.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited. n.d. (ca 1930) dj. Hardcover - An adventure story for boys "based on adventures taken from life . . . in the state of Sumatra when Mrs Ker and I visited it in the year of the eruption" - that is, the eruption of Krakatoa. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by Frances Ewan. 296 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (missing front endpaper, some foxing to the first few pages, etc, but the green cloth cover is bright and attractive as is the uncommon dust jacket)

    Book ID: 63241
    View cart More details Price: $25.00