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Title: Kolibrietje, het Kermiskind. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Description: Achel, CisterciŽnser [O.C.R.], [Circa[circa], 1940. 8į. Original publ. wrappers, stapled. Covertitle in bold monochrome typetinted orange coloured and a small monochrome illustration in centre, printed within a orange coloured typographical line border. 40pp. 3 captioned monochrome plates illustrating sceneries from the circus, some monochrome images as end-pieces, all after drawings by Miss Rie Schouten. This FIRST edition NOT called-for in Royal Dutch Library, KB. Calls for later editions lnly. Dutch language roman catholic missionary juvenile story about an orphaned chinese buddhist girl, sold to a circes, performing an act of Rope walker, After a fall from the rope shi is nursed in a Roman catholic missionary chinese hospital and is converted to the christian faith. Supplies i.a. information about chinese family life, morals, lack of child protection and buddhism. Publication has been approved in print on ti.-p. by the official Roman catholic censor, also called IDIL. Very good copy.

Keywords: missiology china conversion circus morals censor juvenile story religion romancatholicism history christianization buddhism asia fareast

Price: EUR 20.00 = appr. US$ 21.74 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56922