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A NARRATIVE Of MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES In The SOUTH SEA ISLANDS; with Remarks Upon the Natural History of the… by  John [1796 - 1839] Williams - 1st US edition (American Imprints 48533; Hill Collection, 1875) - 1837 - from Tavistock Books, ABAA (SKU: 36986)

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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Spine sunned. Cocked. Binder's glue offset to eps, with front hinge starting at bottom 2". Withal, a VG copy.
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New-York: D. Appleton & Co, 1837. 1st US edition (American Imprints 48533; Hill Collection, 1875). Original publisher's blue coth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Yellow eps. Spine sunned. Cocked. Binder's glue offset to eps, with front hinge starting at bottom 2". Withal, a VG copy.. [2], xxii, [2], [25] - 525, [5 (blank)] pp. T.p. vignette. Folding map. Intratextual cuts, by G[eorge] Baxter. Signed in 6s. 8-3/4" x 5-1/4"

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Tavistock Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
36986
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 [1796 - 1839]
Format/binding
Original publisher's blue coth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Yellow eps
Book condition
Used - Spine sunned. Cocked. Binder's glue offset to eps, with front hinge starting at bottom 2". Withal, a VG copy.
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st US edition (American Imprints 48533; Hill Collection, 1875)
Publisher
D. Appleton & Co
Place of Publication
New-York
Date Published
1837

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Tavistock Books, established in 1989, specializes in First Editions, Antiquarian Rare & Collectible material with a special focus on Charles Dickens. We maintain a stock of 15000 volumes, which may be seen by appointment or by chance when you are in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, or by browsing our Web page @ www.tavbooks.com. Tavistock Books is a member of the Antiquarian Bookseller\'s Association of America, the Independent On-Line Booksellers\' Association, the Bibliographical Society of America, the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, the American Printing History Association, and the Book Club of California.

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cocked
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
sunned
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spine
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offset
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gilt
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