Brief History of Evangelical Missions with the Date of Commencement and Progress and Present State

Hartford, CT: Robins and Smith, 1844. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Thin, small octavo (standard size). Wear at edges and corners, more so at head and heel of spine. Top and edges of boards faded, but gilt titles still clear on spine. Old library and withdrawn stamps on pasedown. Old presentation stamp on flyleaf. Old withdrawn stamp on last free endpaper. Light foxing at top and foredge of pages, more so at endpapers. Complete, but pages numbered oddly, as other copies attest. viii, [13, numbered 2 ] - 193. includs 2 page gernal summary at the rear. An uncommon survey, the work covers missions from various Protestant groups like Moravians, Danish Missionary Sociey, English Baptists, London Missionary Society, Scottish Missionary Society, English Wesleyan Missionary Society, American Board of Commissioners, French Protestant Missionary Society, and more, Includes the early efforts among American Indians as well, and covers many parts of he globe, from South Africa to India to China to Texas. Good. Item #18705

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