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British and Foreign Bible Society. Commonwealth of Australia Council

[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Iesu Keriso nimo buaraigo gedaro nimo kowitorai dubu nou wade overa : Mataio ra Mareko ra Luka ra Ioane nei tau giuwodoirumo

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[=”The four Gospels in Kiwai, Fly Delta, Papua”]. [Sydney?] : Commonwealth of Australia Council of the British & Foreign Bible Society, 1947. Duodecimo, original dark green cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt and with ‘KIWAI Gospels’ in ms. in white ink, pp iii, 393; endpapers with offsetting, but a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the front pastedown.

Kiwai is a Papuan language (or language group) of the Papuan Gulf region, centred around the Fly River Delta.

Trove locates 4 copies (NLA; SLNSW; ANU Library; University of Sydney Library)