Title: Incidents Of Missionary Enterprise; ...
Publisher: Thomas Nelson, London
Publication Date: 1849
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: Third Edition.
Owner's inscription, dated 1863. Front hinge broken. Rubbing to ends of leather spine and corners of boards. ; xv, , 342+ frontispiece + extra illustrated title page + plates. A full leather binding with gilt decoration to spine and boards. Page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 160mm x 95mm. Contents: Chapter 1 Superstitions of the Heathern: Worship of the Juggernaut; Funeral Feast at Calcutta; Hindoo Penances; The Zulus; Scenes in China; Chinese Pagoda; Worship of Evil Spirits on the coast of Malabar. Chapter II Establishment of the South Sea Mission: Landing of the First Missionaries at Otaheite; Landing of the Missionaries at Tongataboo. Chapter III Missions in Polynesia: Present State of the South Sea Islands; A Polynesian Sabbath; A Worshipping Assembly at Hido, in the Island of Hawaii; Communion Sabbath in the South Seas; A Sabbath in New Zealand; A Sabbath at Rarotonga. Chapter IV Idolatry in the East and Effexts of Christian Missions: Burning of a Hindoo Woman; Calcutta; Missionary Efforts in China; Sabat the Arabian; Mahommed Rahem; Degrading Influence of Idolatry; Hindoo Conversions. Sufferings and Adventures of Missionaries: Sufferings of the Missionaries at Tongataboo; Missionary danger in South Africa; Incidents of a voyage in the Sunderbunds; Shipwreck of a Missionary's Wide; Mrs Judson's Sufferings; Sufferings and deliverance of the American Baptist Missionaries, on the capture of Rangoon; Shipwreck of Wesleyan Missionaries. Chapter VI Missionary Efforts among the Indians: David Brainerd. Chapter VII Missionary Researches: Visit to the Inquisition at Goa; A Visit to St. Helena; The Copts at Cairo; Visit to the Seven Churches of Asia; Visit to Indian Caves; Interment of a Syrian Metropolitan; Scenery of the South Sea Islands. Chapter VIII Conversions: Conversion of a Cherokee Indian; Conversion of a Birman Sailor; Conversion of Wesley Abraham; The Hereditary and Last Priestess of Pele; Death of a Native Teacher; The Converted Hottentot; Death of a Christian Child in India; Happy Death of a Young Jew. Chapter IX Missionary Settlements: Visit of Lord Byron to Otaheite; A Moravian Settlement in South Africa; Abolition of Idolatry in Rurutu; The Missionary's Grave. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 9886
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