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[NEW GUINEA] A dictionary of the Mailu language.

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Edited and enlarged from the researches of the Rev. W. J. V. Saville and the Comte d’Argigny by Peter A. Lanyon-Orgill … With a foreword by Ernst Schwarzenburg … London : Luzac & Co., 1944. Octavo (215 x 140 mm), original printed blue wrappers (sunned, upper wrapper with nick at bottom edge, spine with paper split at head), early owner’s name to half title, pp 72; lower corners of most leaves a little dog-eared, but very clean throughout.

Mailu Island lies off the southern coast of New Guinea, 250 km southeast of Port Moresby. Mailu (or Magi) is a non-Austronesian Trans-New Guinea language spoken by people living on the islands of Mailu, Laluoru, Loupomu and Eunuoro and along the south coast between Cape Rodney and mid-Orangerie Bay of the Central Province of Papua New Guinea.

Trove locates 5 copies (NLA; SLNSW; SLSA; ANU; University of Sydney).

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