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Memoirs of the Life of the Rev. John Williams, Missionary to Polynesia. Ebenezer Prout.
Memoirs of the Life of the Rev. John Williams, Missionary to Polynesia
Memoirs of the Life of the Rev. John Williams, Missionary to Polynesia

Memoirs of the Life of the Rev. John Williams, Missionary to Polynesia

London: John Snow, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 10, [2]pp (publisher's advertisement), VIII, 618pp. Modern black cloth with gold lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Rev. John Williams. Captivating biography of the celebrated missionary John Williams, posthumously published in 1843, four years after his murder by native tribesmen on the island of Eromanga in the New Hebrides. This work is complete with its three duo-tone engravings (including frontispiece). Some light damp-staining and foxing on frontispiece and title-page. Minor and sporadic light damp-staining on upper margin of a few pages (not affecting text). Binding in overall very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. vg. Item #27656

Price: $275.00

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