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Scarce Iban phrase book

Barry, Leo J., Reverend Father English - Iban phrase book. Kuching printed at the Government Press 1958
First edition. 12mo (14.5 x 10.5 cm), pp.[ii], 118. A very good copy in contemporary printed boards. Some stains to boards. Ownership inscription of Helen Wallis, Education Department, Kuching. Faint stamp of the Education Department, Kuching, on title-page.
COPAC records no copies of this edition.

A scarce Iban phrase book compiled by a member of the Roman Catholic mission in Sarawak. The phrases are arranged alphabetically by key word printed in bold in both English and Iban. They range from statements such as "The mail steamer has arrived. / Kapal ke mai surat udah datai." to "Rajah's letters are wrapped in yellow cloth. / Surat Taun Raja di bunjkus nggau kain kuning."