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Image for The Martyr of Erromanga or The Philosophy of Missions, illustrated from the Labours, Death and Character of the Late Rev John Williams

The Martyr of Erromanga or The Philosophy of Missions, illustrated from the Labours, Death and Character of the Late Rev John Williams

By: Campbell, John

Price: £66.50

Publisher: John Snow: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 194141

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, later green cloth backstrip with original carefully laid down, original blind stamped cloth sides, possible later endpapers, hinges professionally reinforced with linen tape, extremities of boards rubbed, bookplate of a previous owner to front pastedown, reference label to rear pastedown, spotting to coloured frontis and vignette title page, newspaper clipped tipped in to verso title page, 8 page publisher catalogue in smaller format, xi & 478pp, John Williams 1796-1839, shipbuilder, Congregational Missionary and martyr, eaten by cannibals View more info

Image for Ten Years on South-central Polynesia, being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands and their dependencies

Ten Years on South-central Polynesia, being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands and their dependencies

By: West, Thomas

Price: £95.00

Publisher: James Nisbet & Co: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 194027

Condition: Very Good


hardback, 8vo, original cloth binding lettered gilt to spine, later re-casing with new endpapers, signature of a previous owner and tipped in hand-written letter to same, a very good copy but lacks the volcanic map, b&w portrait frontis with water stain to top half, double page map of the Harbour at Vavau, 500pp View more info