A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; with Remarks upon the Natural ... A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; with Remarks upon the Natural ...

A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; with Remarks upon the Natural History of the Islands, Origin, Languages, Traditions and Usages of the Inhabitants

Williams, John (Rev.)

Published by John Snow, London, 1840
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Title: A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the...

Publisher: John Snow, London

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Disbound

Book Condition: Poor

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ix, [1], 154 pages + engraved portrait frontispiece + folding map of Polynesia + 27 small in-text wood-engraved vignette illustrations. Page dimensions: 230 x 149mm. Text printed in double columns. 19th century full leather boards. Disbound. Front board detached. Most of spine leather missing. Chips to leather at corners of boards. Front free endpaper and frontispiece detached. Several gatherings detached and loose. Dampstains to margins of frontispiece. A couple of vertical creases to the folding map. No tears to the folding map. Some foxing. Complete. Includes a handwritten letter dated 1973 from Antony to Harry dated 1973: "I'm ashamed to return this to you in this condition. It fell apart with use - with useless use, alas. But after all these years, many thanks, & many apologies [. . .]" ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 12155

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