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Title: Si Burung.(tjeritera Pemetik Sarang Burung. (Tjeritera pementik sarang Burung Lajang-Lajang). Transl. fr. the orig. dutch (Si Boeroeng Javaanse vogelnestjesplukkers, 1946) into Bahasa Indonesia by N. St. Iskandar.
Description: Djakarta, Buku Teknik H. Stam, 1950. orig.pict.coloured clothbacked boards. 254pp. Frontisp., plates and text-ills. after drawings by L. Frank. Youth story, originally published in dutch, for the first time translated into Bahasa Indonesia, with as main character a 10-year old javanese boy, trained as a picker of eatable swallows' nests at Java Coast, incl. i.a. notes of colonial javanese desa-life and a chinese money-lender. A very fine copy. Signature and date on ti.-p.

Keywords: youth story novel literature java desa life money lending chinese education colonialism indonesia southeast asia buur

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 36881