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KOLK, J. VAN DE Bij de Oermenschen van Nederlandsch Zuid-Nieuw Guinea. [Eerste, enige, druk/first and only edition].
Tilburg, Indische Missie-Vereeniging, [....], 1919 Recent cloth, original printed wrappers bound-up. 204, [3]pp. Many black/white illustrations in text and full-page, original decorative head-pieces, full-page sketch-map of the region, table of contents. GALIS, p. 177.
Extensive account by a dutch roman catholic missionary of the Sacred Heart, of his life and missionary work amongst the Papuans of the dutch territory of South-New Guinea. Supplies a wealth of information on subject-matter, including i.a. notes of cultural anthropology, customs, local regigion and divination, life-cycle, initiation-rites...Good copy in modern cloth with original wrappers preserved. Scarce.

See also our catalogues:
- GEMILANG 155: OCEANIA:(Irian Jaya, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Polynesia) (2015).
- GEMILANG 159: Missiology in Southeast Asia and Oceania (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 48374