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Title: Pimmetje's reis met de K.P.M.; Hoe bouwt Amat z'n huis?; Boe-aja, de rover in de rivier. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Groningen, Wolanda-Uitgeverij, [circa], 1938. Small 8į. Original coloured wrappers. Covertitles in bold black typography each with a monochrome illustration. 54pp. Many monochrome illustrations of which some full-page after drawings, table of contents, publ. serial list printed on lower outer cover. [Ken je IndiŽ?, 2]. BUUR I.J., 0702. Royal Dutch Insitute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV calls for a PHOTOCOPY only. Collection of three duch language stories informing dutch youths on various aspects of european and indigenous life in the Netherlands Indies, e.g.: 1. A dutch boy travels with his parents to a remote posting by K.P.M. freighter; 2. Re-building a house after an earthquake on a small Moluccan Island by a father, his son and villagers including a thanksviving party after completion; 3: A small native village is terrorized by a crocodile or Boe-aja, finally killed by a controleur passing-through on his tour of duty. Fine copy. Rare.

Keywords: literature dutch stories juvenalia youths children information indigenous europeans life history culture k.pm housebuilding moluccas crocodile hunting colonialism indonesia southeastasia

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53417