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Title: De Gouden Kris. 3e druk (3rd. edn.). Preface by author, introd. by C. van Vollenhoven.
Description: Amsterdam, Scheltema & Holkema/R.Groesbeek & Paul Nijhoff, s.d.[..], 1928. Orig.pict.col. cloth, designed by J.C. Hahn. Hftitle (verso blank], dedication-leave to Nellie van Kol [-Porrey](verso blank). 212pp., frontisp.,8 photo plates, some after drawings by author and J.G. Sinia, of which of ethnographical and anthropological interest. BUUR, I.J., 0237. Juvenile, being an account of a suppression of a rebellion initiated by Daƫng Pabele, a mountain-robber refusing to submit to the dutch, with as central dramatis personae a young boy named La Ballo, an orphan raised by his uncle Aru Lipa, owner of a golden Keris (a Pusaka). One of the highlights of children's books on Indonesia (Daalder, Wormcruydt..). Tog. 4 edns. have been published, with a varying number of plates; in this 3rd. edn. the sub-title has been suppressed:Een verhaal uit.., in a completely differend binding designed by J.C. Hahn. (first leave heavily browned, some little and very occas. marginal soiling).

Keywords: literature juvenile celebes sulawesi rebellion colonialism indonesia southeastasia buur

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 40912