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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, Tradition 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, Tradition and Usages of the Inhabitants

by Williams, John

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London: J. Snow for the author, 1837. 1st edition / 4th thousand. Very Good. octavo. in worn leather boards xviii + 590pp., colour (portrait) frontis., wood engravings in text, folding map, With 6 plates in text plus nice colour frontispiece. There is an account of an address by the author in nice copperplate script on three preliminary pages, dated August 1838, one year before he was killed by Cannibals in Vanuatu. Boards rather worn, some peripheral browning to some pages but a very good complete reading / reference copy of an uncommon item

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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, Tradition and Usages of the Inhabitants
Author
Williams, John
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st edition / 4th thousand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Snow for the author
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1837
Size
octavo

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