Books about the Kris - Keris

The Invisible World of the Kris Book: The Invisible World of the Kris
Author: Vanna Ghiringhelli
Language: English and Italian
Hardcover book containing 141 pages (page 1 - 110 is in English language, page 110-139 is the same content in Italian language)
94 large and very clear illustrations with detailed comments and clear explanations
Size: 28,7 x 22,5 cm, Price: 40,00 Euro
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Athor: Carpenter, Bruce W.
The Huntington Miller Collection of Keris and Keris Hilts is displayed on a very good way in this beautiful hardcover book.
164 pages on glossy paper with 130 colour pictures of (mainly) Keris hilts and Keris.
Price 45,00 Euro

the World of the Javanese Keris
Book: the World of the Javanese Keris
Author: Garret and Bronwen Solyom
Language: English
Good and basic information about the Javanese Keris, 64 pages printed on glossy paper with clear content and many pictures (B/W)
softcover, 28 x 22 cm
Price: 45,00 euro

Keris Bali
Book: KERIS BALI Bersejarah
Author: Pande Wayan Suteja Neka & Basuki Teguh Yuwono
Language: Bhs Indonesia
321 pages glossy paper with a lor of coloured pictures (a few are signed by pak Neka)
The first good quality book about Kerisses from Bali and Lombok written by the founder of the Neka (Keris) Museum in Bali
Price: 145,00 euro

Ensiklopedi Keris
Book: Ensiklopedi Keris
Very rare book about the Keris.Is considered the Bible of the Keris.
By Bambang Harsrinuksmo, 2004, hardcover, 630pp, 29.5◊21.5cm, Bahasa Indonesia
1 new, still sealed copy and 1 used copy available.
Price: 250,00 Euro (used)

IRON ANCESTORS Kris Sajen, Kris Majapahit and related Objects
Book: IRON ANCESTORS Kris Sajen, Kris Majapahit and related Objects.
By: Theo Alkema, Ben Grishaver& Karel Sirag (language: English)
This book focusses on the all-iron kris with an ancestor as its hilt, amulets rather than weapons, such as Keris Sajen / Keris Majapahit.
224 pages with 288 colour photographs and 27 b/w drawings
Price: 60,00 euro

Senjata Pusaka Bugis
Book: Senjata Pusaka Bugis.
By:Ahmad Ubbe, Andi M. Irwan Zulfikar, Dray Vibrianto Senewe (language: Bhs Indonesia)
This important book focusses on the Bugis weapons such as the Keris and the Badik, the handle and the pamor.
Hardcover, 30 x 23 x 2,5 cm, 366 pages glossy paper containing a lot of very beautiful illustations of Kerisses and other Bugis weapons.
Only 1 book available Price: 125,00 euro

De inlandsche kunstnijverheid in Nederlands IndiŽ
Book: De inlandsche kunstnijverheid in Nederlands IndiŽ
Deel 5: De bewerking van niet-edele metalen
Author: J.E. Jasper en Mas Pirngad (language: Dutch)
Re-print of the famous book (1930) because of it's content about welding/forging of weapons in Indonesia and the art of pamor-welding.
Price: 89,95 euro

Traditional weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago
Book: Traditional weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago.
Author: A.G. Zonneveld (language: English)
Reference work on Indonesian edged weapons such as andar, badek, balato, baluse, barong, bayu, buko, golok, jimpul, kalasan, kampilan, keris/kris, kudi, ladieng, mandau, niabor, palitai, pandat, parang, pedang, sewar, sumpitan, tumbok lada, wedung, etc). In addition, shields, spears, war hats and war dresses are illustrated and described.
Price: 60,00 euro

Keris Indonesia
Book: Keris Indonesia / Indonesian Kris: Aesthetic and Philosophical Meaning.
This book describes Kerisses from the different regions of Indonesia in English language and Bahasa Indonesia. Both the aesthetic and the philosophical meaning are described. A very good book with beautiful illustrations and detailed descriptions of the +/- 75 Kerisses decribed in 151 pages (of the in total 224 pages). Hardcover, large book +/- 24 x 32 cm, 224 pp glossy paper, containing many large illustrations and descriptions of Kerisses, sorted by area.
Price: 95,00 euro

Krisdisk: Krisses from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
Krisdisk: Krisses from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Author: Kartsen Sejr Jensen (language: English)
A very good Ebook on CDrom
Very detailed and complete information and many beautiful pictures of Kerisses 456 pages on pdf with more then 250 images
Price: 49,50 euro

Book: NUSANTARA Highlights from Museum Nusantara Delft
Nusantara, Highlights from Museum Nusantara Delft Auteur / Author: Arnold Wentholt Inhoud / Content: Showing some 125 highlights from Museum Nusantara (1864-2013). Museum Nusantara was a small-scale, much-loved museum entirely dedicated to the varied cultures of Indonesia.
240 pages containing 220 colour illustrations
Price: 45,00 euro

Nias book
Book: Nias. Tribal Treasures Cosmic reflections in stone, wood and gold

J.A. Feldman e.a. - Nias. Tribal Treasures: Cosmic reflections in stone, wood and gold. - Delft, Volkenkundig Museum Nusantara, 1990 - 327 pp. - Softcover - 29,6 x 21,2 cm. Language : English Hardcover : 327 pages
Price: 150,00 euro (only 1 used copy available, good condition)
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