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SMEETS, Henk C.M.I. (Editor/Compiler), Paters in de Oost. Brieven uit IndiŽ 1859-1883. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2005 8į. Original stiff wrappers. Covertitle in bold red coloured type with a coloured illustration at tail, designed by C. Lauwers & H. Wals.112pp. Captioned monchrome facsim. illustrations in text, facsim. of a report to the Batavia Apostolic Vicariate, annotated by the Governor of Sulawesi, demographic data about the population of Kendaribay, data about imports and exports of local indonesian products, explanatory glossaries indonesian-malay-dutch and latin-dutch, notes/references, bibliography, concise C.V. about corresponding missionaries, table of contents.
Dutch language compilation of correspondence by dutch Pioneer Romancatholic missionaries working in mid-nineteenth century Dutch Indonesia directed to the representative dutch council SOc. Jesu, describing arrival and slow progress of chiristianization, by Martinus van den Elzen, Joannes Baptista PalinckxArnoldus Kortenhorst, Walterus Jacobus Staal and Joannes van Meurs. Preceded by an introduction and a general survey of the early history of Romancatholic Mission in the Dutch East Indies. Very fine copy.

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