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CONGO. Ukulayana Kwa Wukomo,  The New Testament in the Lamba Language, The Bible Translation and Literature Auxiliary of the Baptist Missionary Society,  1921
FIRST EDITION IN LAMBA, (iv) + 626 pp. cr.8vo, original cloth, Missionary Society "Exhibition Copy" label torn on front cover, slight wear,
Translated by Missionaries at Kafulafuta in North Eastern Rhodesia, this first edition was funded by the Industrialist Sir Charles and Lady Jane Barrie, in an edition of 2500 copies. Barrie served during the First World War in an advisory capacity at the Transport Department of the Admiralty, and latterly in the Ministry of Shipping. He was the Minister of Munitions representative in Paris during the Peace Conference, and was a Member of the Supreme Economic Council. He was knighted in 1921.

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