Lot #24/04 Auf dem Reitochsen quer durch südwestliche Afrika: Missionar Schmelen ein Pionier der Sprache der Nama
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Lot #24/04 Auf dem Reitochsen quer durch südwestliche Afrika: Missionar Schmelen ein Pionier der Sprache der Nama (1811-1848) am Oranje, in Bethanien, Steinkopf und Komaggas by Walter Moritz. A biography of Johann Hinrich Schmelen, a migratory pastor, among the earliest in southern Namibia. The pastors/missionaries were known to ride oxen from time to time. He worked mainly among the Nama & married a Nama woman, Zara, with whose help he translated, among others the Gospel into the Nama language. Published by the author in his series “Aus alten Tagen in Südwest” Heft #17German text.  Werther [Germany], Privately published, 2004. First edition. 8vo. Thin card covers. Pp. 60, black / white photos, portraits, illustrations, facsimiles, map. Good+ Reserve price: R400.00 bids welcome

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