The History of the Melanesian Mission

By: Armstrong, E. S.

Price: NZ$105.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signature dated 1905. A nice copy of this title.; xxviii, 372 pages + frontispiece + 7 plates + 1 folding map. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and rule on spine. Page dimensions: 222 x 141mm. Contents: 1841-48 The Melanesian Diocese; 1849-52 The Australian Board of Missions; 1853-56 John Coleridge Patteson; 1857-57 Winter School at Lifu; 1858-61 Consecration of John Coleridge Patteson; 1861-62 Establishment at Mota; 1863 Peril and Success; 1863-64 In the Australian Colonies; 1864 Deaths of Edwin Nobbs and Fisher Young; 1865-66 The Tree Forts; 1867 S. Barnabas, Norfolk Island; 1868-69 The Labour Trade in Melanesia; 1870 Internal Management of Mission; 1871 The Bishop's Last Journey; 1871-72 Mr. Codrington as Head of the Mission; 1873 The First Melanesian Priest; 1874 The New Southern Cross; 1875 Mr. Codrington in the Islands; 1876 Mr. Selwyn's Tour; 1871 The Consecration of John Richardson Selwyn; 1877 The Way Open to Santa Cruz; 1878 In the Santa Cruz Islands; 1879 Teachers' Meeting at Mota-Census; 1880 Consecration of S. Barnabas; 1881 Justice Done in the Floridas; 1882 Ordination of Charles Sapibuana; 1883 Great Advance in Florida; 1884 Memorial Cross at Nukapu; 1885 Clement Marau at Ulawa; 1886 Mrs. J. Selwyn's Visit to the Islands; 1887 Retirement of Dr. Codrington; 1888 The Parliament of the Floridas; 18889 The Baptism of Soga; 1890 Serious Illness of the Bishop; 1891 The Bishop Leaves for England - His Resignation; 1892 Visit of the Bishop of Tasmania; 1893 British Protectorate in the Solomons; 1894 The Consecration of Cecil Wilson; 1895 S. Luke's, Siota; 1896 Women's Work in the Mission; 1897 Difficulties in Queensland; 1898 Death of Bishop John Selwyn; 1899 The Jubilee of the Mission. ; 8vo

Title: The History of the Melanesian Mission

Author Name: Armstrong, E. S.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Isbister and Company: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21431

Keywords: History Pacific 19th Century