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Author: FRANKEN, NANNY 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,  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