Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Origin and History of Missions; Containing Faithful Accounts of the Voyages, Travels, labors and Sucesses of the Various Missionaries Who Have Been Sent Forth to Evangelize the Heathen. Volume 1

Boston: S. Walker, and Lincoln & Edmands, 1832. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 622, X (2). Rebound in modern buckram retaining the original half-leather boards. Frontispiece and illustrated title page. Accounts of missions in Greenland, West India Islands, North America, South America, Labrador, South Africa, Asiatic Russia, unsuccessful Missions in Lapland, Guinea, Algiers, Ceylon, Persia, Egypt, Nicobar Islands. History of the English Baptist Missionary society, th London Missionary Society, and the Church missionary Society. Illustrated throughout with steel plate engravings. Important cultural, anthropological source book on American Indians, Oceania, and cultures around the world. Boards badly scuffed. 5" water stain in center from page 462 to 622, and small water stain at right bottom corner on few pages of introduction. Pressed leaf staining on page 85. Light foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair, interior in good- condition. g. Item #34537

Price: $1,750.00

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