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W. Holman Bentley - The Life and Labours of a Congo Pioneer

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W. Holman Bentley - The Life and Labours of a Congo Pioneer

by Bentley, H.M.:

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First edition. A biography of W. Holman Bentley by his widow H.M. Bentley. With a photogravure portrait, map and 16 other illustrations. xx, 446 pp + 14 pp ads. Tissue-guarded frontispiece - photogravure of Bentley. Colour fold-out map of Congo at rear. A biography of the christian missionary Bentley who was stationed in Central Africa in the late 19th century. New spine with original spine cloth laid on. Original boards. New eps. Very clean throughout text. Top edge gilt. Green boards faded to brownish green. Gilt lettering on front board and spine. Edges of boards and corners rubbed in places. Overall condition VG-.

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Bookseller
Owl Books IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
2447
Title
W. Holman Bentley - The Life and Labours of a Congo Pioneer
Author
Bentley, H.M.:
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London: The Religious Tract Society, 1907.
Keywords
Holman Bentley, Missionary, Congo, Africa

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