[GILBERT ISLAND.]
Lot 1160
[GILBERT ISLAND.]
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[GILBERT ISLAND.]
[BINGHAM, HIRAM?] A a ba be bi bo am en. Single page, 240 x 197 mm. [Ponape: 1858.] Few spots. Housed in custom cloth clamshell box.

Probably the first printed work in Gilbertese. Ballou List of 45 books in the language of Gilbert Island #1; Kunz Annotated Bibliography of the Languages of the Gilbert Islands #52.
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