Da Tori Vo Pina-wiki Vo Wi Masra En Helpiman Jesus Kristus : Nanga Da Tori Vo Paaska Nanga Di Vo Hemelvaart. Stuttgart: J. F. Steinkopf, 1841.
This rare small booklet was purchased in an auction at Burgersdijk & Niermans in Leiden (The Netherlands) in 2006. This is another early publication in Sranan Tongo, printed in Stuttgart. The title can be translated as “The story of the week of Passion of our Master and Saviour Jesus Christ; and the story of Easter and Ascension Day”). Rare. 102 pp. Small 8º. Contemporary boards.
Voorhoeve and Donicie (see KITLV, Bibliographical Series 6, Bibliographie du Negro-Anglais du Surinam, ‘s-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1963) have pointed out that Wilhelm Treu is the autor of this book. Wilhelm Treu (1803 Beveringen/Prignitz – died in 1846 in Paramaribo, Suriname) was a German missionary in Suriname and praeses of the Evangelische Broedergemeente. Treu was responsible for a new edition of the New Testament in Sranan Tongo (1846). Voorhoeve has found one copy in Paramaribo (Surinaams Museum).
I couldn’t find another copy (not in Suriname catalogus UvA, not in the KB). If anyone knows more copies, I would very happy to hear.