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Author: WIJNGAARDEN, J.K., Title: Sawuneesche Woordenlijst. [with a preface by C. Poensen]. Orig. edn.
Description: 's-Gravenhage, Nijhoff, 1896. Original printed wrappers. 119pp. Important Savunese-dutch word-list or dictionary, which includes annotations on pronounciation. Posthumously published, author, a dutch reformed missionary who worked on Savu, Eastern Indonesia, for an extended time, died on Sumatra in 1894. He was sent-out by the N.Z.G. (Nederlandsch Zendings Genootschap). In his introduction C. Poensen states that his word-list contains no previously published words in a publication by [Professor] H. Kern. Published by command of the Royal Institute of Linguistics, anthropology and geography. Good untrimmed and partly unopened copy. Rare. (spine with a recent cloth strip).
Keywords: language linguistics wordlist dictionary glossary savu savoe sawu ntt culture heritage colonialism indonesia southeast asia nineteenth century 19thc
Price: EUR 145.00 = appr. US$ 157.59 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 47448