# 30394

METHODIST CHURCH (NEW GUINEA)

[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] A Methodist hymn book and catechism in pidjin English for use in mission services held for indentured labourers.

$120.00 AUD

Cover title: A Metodist him buk. Malakuna, Rabaul : Printed and published by the Methodist Mission, 1936. Second edition. Duodecimo (155 x 105 mm), original printed grey wrappers (chipped at corners and tail of spine), original stitch binding, pp 32; preliminaries with some light staining, bottom corners dog-eared, but a good example.

An earlier edition (without the catechism) was printed at the same press in 1932.

Trove locates a single copy of the 1936 edition (NLA).

Provenance: From The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne)