Sunda, James. Church Growth in the Central Highlands of West New Guinea [SIGNED]. Lucknow, India: Lucknow Publishing House, 1963. First Edition. 
Signed by the author on the ffep.
Black cloth spine, paper over boards, 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches, vi., 51 clean pp., w/ map and charts. Very good. Hardcover.
Missionary work among people discovered as recently as 1935.
"In addition to being a good story, full of high adventure, Mr. Sunda's eyewitness account of the huge and dramatic fetish burnings and of the excitement among the missionaries and their great debate over the rightness of fetish burnings is fascinating contemporary church history." - from the Foreword by Donald McGavran.
James Sunda, a native of Alabama, in 1957 he began missionary work, and was for 39 years a missionary with the C&MA among the Dani people in the Baliem Valley of Papua New Guinea.