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Title: Zuster Nonnie. [Eerste druk;First edition].
Description: Alkmaar, Kluitman, [p..], 1937. Stout 8. Original coloured and illustrated publ. cloth, incl. spine, lower outer cover illustrated in light blue colour, designed by Hans Borrebach. Hftitle (verso with publ. serial title). 190pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, 3 captioned monochrome plates, all by Hans Borrebach, explanations to indonesian-malay words and phrases printed at tail margins, [4] unnumbered pp. with partly illustrated publ. adverts, bookplate pasted on french title. [Serie:De Nieuwe Leeskring]. BUUR, I.J. 0652. Dutch language girls' novel by which life of a teenage girl in Batavia social life is pictured, which includes however her nursing training course in Amsterdam and her return to the Dutch East Indies as a full trained nurse. Occasionally indonesians are referred to as 'blacks' serving drinks and sandwiches. Very fine copy in original illustrated and coloured publ. cloth.

Keywords: dutch novel girls juvenalia juvenile story batavia societylife nursing traning racism passengership fiction colonialism indonesia southeastasia buur

Price: EUR 75.00 = appr. US$ 81.51 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54947