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Author: JOHANNA, Title: Emma en haar broertje. Een verhaal voor Kinderen. Orig. edn.
Description: Rotterdam, Wenk & Birkhoff, 1900. sm.8°. Orig. decorated boards, title in gilt in gilt on front boards and spine. Hftitle (verso with printer's imprint). 179pp. frontisp., 3 other plates, all after drawings, decorative head-pieces. NOT in BUUR, I.J. Youth story, with strong christian tendency, partly set on Sumatra, the repatriation of the main character to the Netherlands, the sea-voyage by mailsteamer, and her assimilation problems in the Netherlands. Very nice copy in orig. attractive publ. cloth. Scarce.
Keywords: youth literature juvenile sumatra assimilation christianity moralizing colonialism indonesia southeast asia repatriation buur 19thc.
Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 42612