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A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; with  Remarks upon the Natural History of the… by  John (Rev.) Williams - 1840 - from Renaissance Books (SKU: 21437)

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

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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

by Williams, John (Rev.)

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London: John Snow. Poor with no dust jacket. 1840. Disbound. Lacking preliminary leaves and folding map. Disbound. Text block separated from boards. Joints rubbed. Boards rubbed with abrasions to cloth. ; "Twenty-Eighth Thousand". (i-ii), 154 pages + engraved portrait frontispiece. 27 small in-text wood-engraved vignette illustrations. Lacking all preliminary leaves, i.e. (iii)-ix, [1]. Lacking the folding map. 19th century half calf and blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 232 x 154mm. Text printed in double columns. ; 8vo .

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Renaissance Books NZ (NZ)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
21437
Title
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
Author
Williams, John (Rev.)
Format/binding
Disbound
Book condition
Used - Poor with no dust jacket
Publisher
John Snow
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1840
Keywords
travel

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We are located in Dunedin, in the South Island of New Zealand. We have in stock over 8,500 books. We are a general antiquarian and out-of-print home-based bookseller, with some specialty areas in English literature, Maori, Travel, Tibet, and New Zealand history.

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