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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

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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 [1796-1839]

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London: John Snow, 1839., 1839. 8vo. pp. xviii, [2], 506. wood-engraved title vignette. wood-engraved frontis. printed in oil colours by George Baxter, folding map, 5 wood-engraved plates, & numerous text illus. contemporary blind-stamped calf, all edges gilt (extremities worn, front joint split & holding by cords, some foxing to frontis. & outer leaves). "Fourteenth Thousand". Williams was sent by the London Missionary Society to South Sea Islands in 1816. He established headquarters at Raiatea (Leeward Islands), and conducted missionary tours to the Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, and neighbouring islands. In November, 1839, he was killed by cannibals at Erromanga in the New Hebrides. "Williams was the most sucessful missionary of modern times. He acquired the languages and adapted himself to the varying characters of the races he encountered in a manner most remarkable.". (DNB) cfHill pp. 326-27 (1838). Courtney Lewis 79.. Hardcover.

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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
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WILLIAMS, John [1796-1839]
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Hardcover
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London: John Snow, 1839.
Date Published
1839
Keywords
PACIFIC LEEWARD ISLANDS TONGA NEW HEBRIDES COOK SAMOA
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