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Title: De Gouden Kris. Een verhaal uit de nieuw veroverde streken van Zuid-Celebes. Voor kinderen van 12 jaar en daarboven. FIRST edn.
Description: Rotterdam, Masereeuw & Bouten, [..], 1908. Small 8į, cloth. Hftitle (being a printed dedication to Mevrouw Nellie[Van Kol-Porrey]. 315pp., frontisp. (portr. of La Ballo), 10 photo plates, some text-ills. after drawings by author. With an introd. by Nellie (J.M.P. Van Kol-Porrey). [Volkskinderbibliotheek, No. 68-71]. BUUR, I.J., 0237. Juvenile, being an account of a suppression of a rebellion initiated by DaŽng Pabele, a mountain-robber refusing to submit to the dutch, with as central dramatis personae a young boy named La Ballo, an orphan raised by his uncle Aru Lipa, owner of a golden Keris (a Pusaka). One of the highlights of children's books on Indonesia (Daalder, Wormcruydt..). Tog. 3 edns. have been published, with a varying number of plates. Good copy. Signature on dedication-p. (G.J. & A. Maclaine Pont). (1st blank removed).

Keywords: juvenile rebellion celebes sulawesi youthstory colonialism indonesia southeastasia buur

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 40908