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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

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London: Published for the Author by J. Snow, 1838. Seventh Thousand. Hardcover. g. Octavo. xviii,[4],590pp. Rebound in three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Maroon title-label and gold decorated spine. Modern endpapers. Color frontispiece. Title-page engraving. Detailed account by English Missionary John Williams (1796-1839) of his experiences in the South Pacific in the early 19th century. Illustrated with wood- engravings by G. Baxter. Minor age wear and scuffing on binding. Small stain on fore-page edge. Stamp of previous owner on free front endpaper and title-page. Short inscription on top margin of title-page. Hinges starting. Overall good to very good condition.

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Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
27547
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
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - g
Quantity available
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Edition
Seventh Thousand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Published for the Author by J. Snow
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1838
Keywords
polynesia, polynesian islands, polynesian customs, south pacific islands, english missionaries, london missionary society, captain cook, james cook, new south wales, australia, south pacific natives

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