Bai, the Sorcerer

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    First Edition.

    21cm x 14cm. 22 pages, black and white illustrations. Pictorial saddle-stapled wrappers.

    Scarce booklet on the evangelical work of Christian Keyser, Lutheran missionary of the Neuendettelsau Mission Society, in New Guinea, and his conversion of Bai, an individual he publicly accuses of sorcery and then converts to Christianity. Originally published in German as Bai, der Zauberer in 1923 and first published in English as Lutheran Mission Tract, No. 1 and printed by Watson, Ferguson, and Co., Brisbane.

    Sticker to front panel. 1cm closed tear to fore-edge of first page. Very Good Condition.