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Author: [TSENG CHAO YEH] - DR. JOHNSON (INTRODUCTION), Title: Nieuw Hollandsch-Chineesch Woodernboek [=Xin hehua usuB]. [FIRST edition].
Description: Shanghai, Java-China Agentuur en Commissionair, [..], 1931. Small narrow stout 8°., original cloth, gilded title in dutch and chinese on front cover and spine. , 433, [ii]pp. Errata and supplementary notes on IIpp. at rear. Publ. notice partly in dutch and chinese with english language motto by Dr. Johnson at tail (Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.). Still a very important glossary dutch-chinese (NOT romanized) on behalf of dutch missionaries of all denominations, merchants and civil servants, with relations to the chinese population of pre-war Dutch East Indies. Published by command of the Java-Cina Agency and Commission, Shanghai. Very good copy. Rare.
Keywords: dictionary language linguistics missiology merchants civilservice agency glossary dictionary chineselanguage culture heritage ethnicity culture heritage legacy colonialism indonesia southeastasia chin
Price: EUR 475.00 = appr. US$ 516.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55370