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Missions in Western Polynesia: being historical sketches of these Missions, from their Commencement in 1839 to the Present Time. by  A[rchibald] W[right] Murray - First Edition - 1863 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio450)

Missions in Western Polynesia: being historical sketches of these Missions, from their Commencement in 1839 to the Present Time.

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Missions in Western Polynesia: being historical sketches of these Missions, from their Commencement in 1839 to the Present Time.

by Murray, A[rchibald] W[right]

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First edition. John Snow. London. 1863. Octavo. xi, (1), 489, (1)pp + 16pp publisher's catalogue. Tissue guarded engraved frontis., 6 further plates. Original blue embossed cloth, gilt lettering and rules to spine. Spine darkened and rubbed to head and tail. Predominantly unopened.

Provenance: Bookplate of Sir Thomas George Fermor Hesketh, Bart., Rufford Hall to fep. Bookplate Easton Neston Library also to fep.

Sir Thomas George Fermor-Hesketh, 5th Bt (1825-1872), Politician and army officer.

Easton Neston was designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor. The house and its contents was sold by Lord Hesketh in 2005.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio450
Title
Missions in Western Polynesia: being historical sketches of these Missions, from their Commencement in 1839 to the Present Time.
Author
Murray, A[rchibald] W[right]
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Snow
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1863
Keywords
Missions, London MIssionary Society, Polynesia, Vanuatu
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Australasia;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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Cloth
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]
octavo
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bookplate
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.

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