John Nicol Farquhar - A Memoir

By: Sharpe, Eric J.

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Uncommon. xvi, 143 pages + 5 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Page dimensions: 180 x 124mm. White card covers with printed paper wrapper pasted down to inside of covers. Title imprint is Calcutta: Y.M.C.A. Publishing House. On the copyright page, the imprint is: "Published by N. G. Joseph, Literature Department, National Council of Y.M.C.As of India, 53/1, Peters Road, Cathedral P.O., Madras-6. July 1963 - C. 1000." With an Introduction by Right Rev. A. J. Appasamy. "The books which he wrote and edited marked a milestone in Christian literature for India." from the Introduction, page v. "He always went in quest of writers and established points of contact which proved of abiding value to his work [. . .] Again his last book, 'An Outline of the Religious Literature of India', is the outcome of his incessant search for material by personal visits to every part of India. There have been great Western scholars who have dealt with Indian subjects, but Dr. Farquhar realized more than most of them the importance of the vernacular literatures and spent a great deal of time in gathering accurate information about them." - from the Introduction, page vi. John Nicol Farquhar (1861-1929), born in Aberdeen, was a Christian missionary in India, and also the author of a number of books on Christianity, Hinduism, and Indian religions, including "An Outline of the Religious Literature of India" (1920). With

Title: John Nicol Farquhar - A Memoir

Author Name: Sharpe, Eric J.

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Calcutta / Madras, Y. M. C. A.: (1963)

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 19786