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image of Vida do Veneravel Padre Joseph Vaz, da  Congregação do Oratório de S. Filipe Neri da Cidade de Goa, na India Oriental; Fundador da laboriosa Missão, que os Congregados desta Casa tem à sua conta na Ilha de Ceylão.

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Goa priest's biography of India's earliest saint and 'Apostle of Ceylon'; this copy with important provenance Padre Sebastião do Rego (1699-1763). Vida do Veneravel Padre Joseph Vaz, da Congregação do Oratório de S. Filipe Neri da Cidade de Goa, na India Oriental; Fundador da laboriosa Missão, que os Congregados desta Casa tem à sua conta na Ilha de Ceylão. Lisbon, José Antonio… Read more
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From Fianarantsoa to Mananjara : being notes of a journey made on behalf of the London Missionary.

by George Andrew Shaw (1842-1917).

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1874
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12°. 11, [1 blank] pp. Later half morocco with marbled sides and gilt lettering on spine. Only known copy of a British missionary's account of his foot journey from inland Madagascar to the coast. The author, George Andrew Shaw (1842-1917), was a missionary of Tamatave, Madagascar. In the present work he describes in detail the sights and surroundings, the various… Read more
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