The Missionary in Many Lands: A Series of Interesting Sketches of Missionary Life

By: House, Erwin

Price: NZ$280.00

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Previous owner's signature in pencil on front endpaper. 1/4" missing to cloth at head and tail of spine. A 1 1/4" split to cloth at lower end of front joint. 1" and smaller loss of cloth along edges of corners of boards. Some rubbing and fading to boards and spine. Joints rubbed. Some foxing. ; 393 pages + extra engraved title leaf + 9 plates + [10] pages advertisements. Original blind-stamped brown cloth boards. Page dimensions: 170 x 108mm. Lacking the half-title leaf. Written for younger readers. Contents: The Ship Duff and her Voyage; A Long Night of Toil [Greenland]; The Pioneers in Bengal; Then and Now in New Zealand; The Cannibals of Fiji; Eighteen Months in a Death-Prison [Burmah]; Christian Martyrs of Madagascar; The Island Orphan Brothers [Sandwich Islands]; The Great Mutiny, and some of its victims [India]. Illustrations include: New Zealand children; Wesleyan Mission Settlement, Viwa; Hova Princess; Killing Christians in Madagascar; Methodist Episcopal Church in Honolulu, Sandwich Islands; View of Nynee Tal. ; 12mo

Title: The Missionary in Many Lands: A Series of Interesting Sketches of Missionary Life

Author Name: House, Erwin

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Carlton & Porter: (1860)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 12059