REBMAN, John. Dictionary of the Kiniassa Language. By The Rev. John Rebman, late Missionary in Eastern Africa, Edited by his colleague The Rev. Dr. L. Krapf. Printed on St.Chrischona, near Basle in Switzerland, at the Request and Expense of the Church Missionary Society, 1877 Cr.8vo. viii,184pp.
Johannes Rebmann (1820 – 1876) was a German born missionary who was accepted by the Church Missionary Society for work in East Africa where he joined Ludwig Krapf. His explorations and linguistic works were important; he was the first European to see Mount Kilimanjaro. With the stamp of the Royal Colonial Institution Library on the title page and the signature of L. K. Rankin on the endpaper and head of title page, the Winterton copy with his bookplate, a very nice copy in the publisher’s brown cloth.