AA/BA BE BI BO BU/AM AH. Gilbert Islands printing.

AA/BA BE BI BO BU/AM AH.

1858. [Ponape: 1858?].

Broadside, 24 x 20cm, uncut as issued.

§ A spelling sheet, untitled. Apparently the first example of Gilbertese printing cited by Ballou as the first example from the press there, established under Hiram Bingham's Mission. See Ballou: "Preliminary Bibliography of Books in the Language of Micronesia." [Boston, 1900]. E. F. Kunz: "Annotated Bibliography of the Languages of the Gilbert Islands Ellice Island and Nauru" [Sydney, 1959]. Kunz locates only one copy [at Harvard]. Item #106831

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