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[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Ane : hymn book in the Motu language of Papua.

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Rabaul, New Britain, Territory of New Guinea : Methodist Mission Press, 1960. Octavo (210 x 135 mm), original cloth backed printed stiff wrappers (sunned and marked), pp 80, [3 index]; title page with early owner’s name; contents clean.

Motu (sometimes called Pure Motu or True Motu to distinguish it from Hiri Motu) is a Central Papuan Tip language that is spoken by the Motuans, an indigenous ethnic group of Papua New Guinea centred around the Port Moresby region.