Significance

The author had been part of the Dutch Administration in the former Dutch East Indies, including a role as Governor of Sumatr'a East Coast. His tales bear witness to a deep appreciation and love of the country.

Physical description

Hardcover book of short stories concerning life in the former Dutch East Indies.

Inscriptions & markings

Author L.C. Westenenk Published by H.P.Leopolds Uitgeverij N.V. Den Haag