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Author: KLERK, ADR. W. [ADRIANUS WILHELMUS KLERK, FATHER MILL HILL, 1871-1941], Title: History of the Old and New Testament. [First edition, translated into Dayak Language].
Description: S.I. [Kuching, Sarawak?], s.n., [circa], 1900. Original blue publ. cloth with covertitle in bold black type. Monochrome Jugendstil decorative flower border alongside upper spine. 122, (vi)pp. Many captioned monochrome images in text illustrating biblical sceneries, VI pp. of index. Presentation copy with a lengthy dedication in ink, signed at top margin of f.e.p.,m dated 1906. Common Dayak (Sarawak) language simplified stories from the Old and New Testament, collected and edited on behalf of Sarawak Dayak tribest on the brink of conversion to Roman Catholicism. Adrianus Wilhelmus Klerk, father of Mill Hil, also called Missionary Society of Mill Hill, died in 1941in Sarawak. (TITLE PAGE GONE, ow. a very good copy).
Keywords: missiology mill hill testament new old stories conversion sarawak dayaklanguage romancatholicism borneo dedication christianity missionarylabour kuching simplified southeastasia
Price: EUR 300.00 = appr. US$ 326.05 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56900