The Church Missionary Gleaner. 1850-1851.

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Moderate rubbing to boards. Old dampstain to corner of rear board. Joints rubbed. Moderate foxing. ; Bound volume. [iv], 252 pages. First preliminary leaf has title page on recto. Second preliminary leaf has Contents on recto and verso. Contemporary blue blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board: "CHUCH / MISSIONARY / GLEANER. / 1850-51." Later paper label on spine. This copy with early ownership signature of 19th century New Zealand missionary Richard Taylor: "The Rev. R. Taylor / Wanganui / New Zealand". Later ex-libris bookplate of Richard M. S. Taylor, and label of "The Epsom Trust". This volume contains the following issues of "The Church Missionary Gleaner": New Series, Nos.1-9 April-December 1850; Nos. 10-21, January-December 1851. 21 monthly issues. Woodcut illustrations in each issue. Accounts of missionary work in New Zealand, India, Africa, North America, South America, China. Contents includes: Our Mission among the Yorubas; Cullapilly, in the Telugu Country; James Gerber, A Twice-Liberated African; Red-River Colony - Arrival of the Bishop of Rupert's Land; The Indian Settlement, Red-River Colony; The Hill Araans; The Old Chief Tumuwakairia; Opium and its Victims; Bible Class at Matamata; New Mission at the Gallinas River; The Aged Chief of Taupo; The Blind Chinese, Dhay; How Thomas King became a Slave; Missionary Tour in British Guiana; Ordination of Henry Budd at the Red River; Heke; New-Zealand Welcome; Domestic Manners of the Hindus; Karepa, of Te Hawera; The Pariahs, or Outcasts, of India; The Chief Maika, of Mangakahia; A Kandian Rate-Mahatmeya; Rupert's Land Intelligence; Episcopal Visit to Fairford, Manitoba. "In this, our concluding Number for the year, we have introduced notices from various Missionary fields - Africa, New Zealand, North America - all illustrative of the progress of the Gospel, and the anxiety of the heathen for instruction." - page 251.

Title: The Church Missionary Gleaner. 1850-1851.

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Seeleys: 1850-1851

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

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