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Missions and missionaries
Catalogue for July 2019

215226
BANKS Martha Burr.

HEROES OF THE SOUTH SEAS.
New York: young People's Missionary Movement, 1896. 220pp. 8vo. Original green cloth with paper spine label. Includes binders' ticket for the Cellar Book Shop, Detroit. 8 plates, photos. A very good copy. Click here to order
$35

215437
BARRY, Alfred

FIRST WORDS IN AUSTRALIA. Sermons Preached in April and May 1884.
London, MacMillan and Co., 1884. (viii)+207pp. 8vo. A very good copy.
Ferguson 6720. Click here to order
$60

215225
BERRY, D.M.

THE SISTER MARTYRS OF KU CHENG. Memoir and Letters of Eleanor and Elizabeth Saunders of Melbourne.
Melbourne, Melville Mullen & Slade, 1895. x+320pp. 8vo. Original cloth, slightly marked upper board. 8 pages of black and white photographic plates. A nearly fine copy.
First Edition. Note: "With the publishers compliments". Click here to order
$70

215224
BURTON, John Wear.

MODERN MISSIONS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
London, London Missionary Society / Methodist Overseas Missions, 1949. 224pp. 8vo. Original cloth with dust wrapper, small tear to ffe. A very good copy.
Australia and New Zealand ed. Click here to order
$20

215227
BURTON, Rev. J. W.

The Call Of The Pacific. Every Age Library.
London, Charles H. Kelly, [1912 or 1914]. 8vo; [6]+318pp.; illustrated with photographs throughout. Original red cloth, pages browned at extremeties. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215228
CATHCART, Michael, et. al.

MISSION TO THE SOUTH SEAS. The voyage of the Duff, 1796-1799.
Parkville, Vic., MUP, 1990. ix+172pp. 8vo. Paper cover, black and white illustrations. A near fine copy.
Melbourne University History Monograph Series. Click here to order
$30

215229
CHARLES, Elizabeth Rundle.

THREE MARTYRS OF THE NINETENTH CENTURY. Studies from the lives of Livingstone, Gordon, and Patteson.
London, SPCK, 1899. xii+396pp. 8vo. Original cloth, slightly marked upper board. 8 pages of black and white photographic plates. Backing and top edge slightly marked. A very good copy.
23rd thousand. Click here to order
$30

215230
COCHRANE, Jeanie Douglas.

MISSIONARY PIONEERS.
London, Collins Clear Type Press, c1910. [192]pp, 1 leaf of plates, colour frontis, colour t.p. 8vo. Original cloth, with paste-down ill. Includes a presentation, 1928 Railway Mission Sunday School. A very good copy.
Collins' Scripture Rewards, 32. Click here to order
$30

215231
COUSINS, George, ed.

GLEANINGS FROM MANY FIELDS. With fifty illustrations.
London, London Missionary Society, 1896. vii+216pp. Original pictorial cloth. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215232
CREEGAN, Charles Cole and Josephine AB Goodnow.

GREAT MISSIONARIES OF THE CHURCH.
New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1895. xvi+404pp. 8vo. Original cloth with gilt lettering, label removed from rear paste-down. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215233
CURTEIS, GH.

BISHOP SELWYN OF NEW ZEALAND, AND OF LICHFIELD. A sketch of his life and work, with some further gleanings from his letters, sermons and speeches.
London, Keegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1889. xiv+498+92pp. 8vo. Original cloth binding with uneven fading. Publishers' catalogue at back. Presentation inscription dated 1891 from the Bible Class held in St. James' Church, Derby. A very good copy. Click here to order
$50

215234
DAWSON, Edwin Collas.

MISSIONARY HEROINES IN MANY LANDS. With eight illustrations.
London, Seeley, Service & Co., 1912. 168+[6]pp. 8vo. Original red pictorial cloth. Small chip on upper hinge. A very good, bright copy.
Extracted from "Heroines of Missionary Adventure." Click here to order
$30

215235
DICKSON, John Trew.

WILLIAM j. MCCLURE. A beloved brother and faithful minister.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Privately printed for the author, selling agents Bible & Book Store, [1941?]. [10]+259pp., 13 leaves of plates. 8vo. Original cloth. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215236
DUSEN, Henry P. van.

THEY FOUND THE CHURCH THERE. The armed forces discover Christian missions in the Pacific.
London, SCM Press, 1946. 125pp., frontis., 1 map. 8vo. Original cloth with dust wrapper. Ownership signature on the ffe. An excellent copy.
Third ed. Click here to order
$30

215237
ELLIS, James J.

JOHN WILLIAMS. The martyr missionary of Polynesia.
London, SW Partridge & Co., [c1920]. 160pp. 8vo. Heavily illustrated with black and white illustrations and vignettes, 1 map. Original cloth binding. Includes prize bookplate dated 1925. A very good copy.
First edition. Popular missionary biographies. Click here to order
$30

215238
GILL, Rev. William Wyatt.

LIFE IN THE SOUTHERN ISLES. Or, Scenes and Incidents in the South Pacific and New Guinea.
London, Religious Tract Society, [c1876]. viii+270pp. Square 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Black and white illustrations throughout. Presentation copy of the Southern Missionary Society, dated 1878. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215239
GRIERSON, Elizabeth W.

BISHOP PATTESON OF THE CANNIBAL ISLANDS. A record of the life of the first bishop of Melanesia, his heroic work amongst the treacherous islanders & his tragic death, told for boys & girls.
London, Seeley, Service & Co., 1927. 182pp., frontis., illustrations. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Presentation inscription from Bible Class dated 1933. A very good copy. Click here to order
$35

215330
[HALCOMBE, John Joseph].

SKETCHES OF THE LIFE OF BISHOP PATTESON IN MELANESIA.
London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1876. iv+204+4pp., frontis., black and white illustrations. 8vo. Original cloth. Barr Public Library written on endpaper. A very good, bright copy.
Tenth thousand, revised. Click here to order
$40

215331
HAWEIS, Hugh Reginald.

TRAVEL AND TALK, 1885-93-95. My hundred thousand miles of travel, etc.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1896. 2 vols. 8vo. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Mudies Circulating Library stickers on covers. A very good set.
Tenth thousand, revised. Includes mission work in Australia, NZ, etc. Click here to order
$50

215332
JACOBS, Henry.

NEW ZEALAND: CONTAINING THE DIOCESES OF AUCKLAND, CHRISTCHURCH, DUNEDIN, NELSON, WAIAPU, WELLINGTON, AND MELANESIA.
London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and New York, E & JB Young, [c1889]. Small 8vo. xvi+480+4pp. Original cloth, 4 pages of illustrations, fold out colour map. Bookplate of the Free Library for the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Carlisle. A very good copy.
Colonial Church Histories. Click here to order
$50

215333
JAPP, Alexander H.

MASTER MISSIONARIES. Chapters in pioneer effort throughout the world.
London, T. Fisher Unwin, [c1905]. 8vo. [x]+398+[x]pp. Blind stamped original cloth with gilt lettering. Some mild foxing. Includes a presentation inscription reading, "A present to Mr Sawyer from Thomas R. Owen, Alfred Cox, Fred Jones, Ernest Cos. Jan. 1911." A very good copy.
9th impression. Missionary biographies include George Washington Walker and John Coleridge Patteson. Click here to order
$35

215334
LENNOX, Cuthbert.

JAMES CHALMERS OF NEW GUINEA. Missionary, pioneer, martyr.
London, Andrew Melrose, 1902. xv+208pp. 8vo. 10 leaves of plates, illustrations, maps, port.. Original cloth, rubbed at extremeties. Half-title and final leaf foxed. Ownership signature on paste down, lacks ffe. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215335
LEONARD, Delavan L.

MISSIONARY ANNALS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. A history, a book of reference and an interesting story combined, of the progress of the Kindgdom in mission lands during the past one hundred years.
Cleveland, FM Barton, c1899. 286pp. 8vo. Original blind stamped cloth with gilt. A very good copy indeed. Click here to order
$40

215336
LOVETT, Richard.

JAMES CHALMERS. His Autobiography And Letters.
[London], The Religious Tract Society, 1902. 8vo. 511pp., 11 leaves of plates (1 folded), black and white illustrations, maps, ports. Origiinal cloth with gilt lettering. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215329
MILLARD, Eduard C.

THE SAME LORD. An account of the mission tour of the Rev. George C. Grubb, M.A., in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand from April 3rd, 1891 to July 7th, 1892.
London, E. Marlborough & Co., 1893. [xix]+370, [2]pp.8vo. Original cloth binding with gilt lettering, bright and clean. 1894 insciption and a full page comment. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215337

MISSIONARY REVIEW OF THE WORLD.
London, Missionary Review Publishing Co., 1894-1901. 6 vols. (1894, 1896, 1899?, 1900, 1901, 1902) 8vo. Original full morocco with some rubbing. Very good copies. Click here to order
$75 per volume

215338
MOORE, Henry Charles.

NOBLE DEEDS OF THE WORLD'S HEROINES.
London, Religious Tract Soc., [1903?]. 286+[2]pp. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth binding, bright. Black and white illustrations throughout. Prize bookplate of the Workington Presbyterian Church Sunday School, 1906. Slight foxing to end papers and edges. A Very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215339
NAIRNE, W.P.

GREATHEART OF PAPUA (JAMES CHALMERS).
London, Livingstone Press, [c.1930] [x]+229pp., frontis., map + 8 illustrations by Ernst Prater. 8vo. Original cloth. Ownership signature on ffe. A near fine copy. Click here to order
$30

215340
PAGE, Jesse.

BISHOP PATTESON. The martyr of Melanesia.
London, SW Partridge & Co., [1891?]. 160pp.8vo. Original pictorial cloth, insciptions on end paper, 1924 and 1961. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215341
PAGET, Elma Katie Hoare.

THE STORY OF BISHOP PATTESON. The children's heroes series.
London, TC & EC Jack, [1910?]. vii+120pp.8vo. Original cloth with pictorial paste down. Includes 7 colour plates by ST Dadd. Includes an inscription dated 1910. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215342
PATON, Frank Hume Lyall.

PATTESON OF MELANESIA. A brief life of John Coleridge Patteson, Missionary Bishop.
London, SPCK, [1930]. ix+209pp.8vo. Original cloth. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215343
PATON, John Lewis.

JOHN BROWN PATON. A biography.
London, NY, Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton, 1914. xix+538pp., 9 leaves of plates, illustrations, portraits. Large 8vo. Original cloth, slight fading to spine. Gift inscription on ffe. A very good copy. Click here to order
$40

215345
ROWE, George Stringer.

A MISSIONARY AMONG CANNIBALS, OR. The life of John Hunt who was eminently successful in converting the people of Fiji from cannibalism to Christianity.
New York, Hunt & Eaton, [185-?]. 286pp., frontis. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. A very good copy. Click here to order
$50

215344
ROWE, George Stringer.

A MISSIONARY AMONG CANNIBALS, OR. The life of John Hunt who was eminently successful in converting the people of Fiji from cannibalism to Christianity.
New York, Carlton & Porter, [1859?]. 286+[4]pp., frontis. 8vo. Original cloth. Foxing throughout. Bookplate: Library of the Methodist Episcopalian Sunday School. Ownership signature dated 1882. Label removed from upper board. A very good copy. Click here to order
$45

215346
SEEMANN, Berthold.

VITI : An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands, 1860 - 61.
New York, Barnes and Noble, 1973. xxvi+447pp., 5 leaves of plates, black and white illustrations, folded map, portrait. Large 8vo. Original cloth. A near fine copy.
Colonial history series. First published 1862. Click here to order
$40

215347
SETON, Walter W.

CHALMERS OF NEW GUINEA. The martyr missionary.
London, Sunday School Union, [191-?]. [vi]+122pp. 8vo. Black and white illustrations, portraits. Original pictorial cloth with portrait. Presentation bookplate: Gospel Hall Sunday School, 1924. A very good, bright copy.
3rd ed. Splendid lives series. Click here to order
$35

215348
STOCK, Eugene.

THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY, VOLUME 1.
London, Church Missionary Society, 1899. xxx+504pp. Large 8vo. Frontis., illustrated with plates, some foxing. Original cloth, a very good copy. Click here to order
$35

215438
THOMPSON, Ralph Wardlow.

MY TRIP IN THE "JOHN WILLIAMS". With sixty-two illustrations.
London, London Missionary Society, 1900. xii+208+(4)pp. Small 4to. Original pictorial cloth, somewhat marked. B/w photo illustrations. Offsetting to endpapers, edges foxed. A very good copy.
First edition. Click here to order
$40

215352
Tucker, Rev. H. W.

THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN OTHER LANDS, OR. The spiritual expansion of England.
London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1886. xiv+223+16pp.. Original cloth with red printing. Bookplate of the Free Library for the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Carlisle. Indludes details of the Australian and Pacific missions. A very good copy.
Epochs of church history. Click here to order
$35

215350
Tucker, Rev. H. W.

Memoir of the Life and Episcopate of George Augustus Selwyn, D. D.
London, Wells, Gardner, Darnton & Co., [1900?]. 2 vols. Original cloth. Selwyn family letter dated 1907 loosely inserted. A very good copy. Click here to order
$125

215349
Tucker, Rev. H. W.

Memoir of the Life and Episcopate of George Augustus Selwyn, D. D. Bishop of New Zealand, 1841-1869; Bishop of Lichfield, 1867-1878. [In Two Volumes].
London, William Wells Gardner 1879. xii+399pp. [Vol. I]. vi+393pp. [Vol. II]. Original cloth with gilt coat of arms on upper boards. Includes an inscription dated 1879 and a letter loosely inserted. A very good copy.
First edition. Click here to order
$125

215351
Tucker, Rev. H. W.

Memoir of the Life and Episcopate of George Augustus Selwyn, D. D.
London, Wells, Gardner, Darnton & Co., [1900?]. 2 vols. Original cloth. Facsimile letter from GA Selwyn to his father dated 1848 from Tonga that includes some nice ms. illustrations loosely inserted. Ownership signature on front end paper. A very good copy. Click here to order
$100

215353
Tucker, Sarah.

THE SOUTHERN CROSS AND SOUTHERN CROWN. Or, the gospel New Zealand.
London, James Nisbet & Co., 1855. viii+263pp.. 8vo. 6 leaves of plates, 1 folded, black and white illustrations, 1 map. Original cloth, browned on spine, half-t.p. torn at top. Ferguson 17386. A very good copy.
First edition. Click here to order
$85

215354
VERNON, R.

JAMES CALVERT, OR, FROM DARK TO DAWN IN FIJI.
London, SW Partidge & Co., [c1895?]. 160+16pp. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth with gilt. Includes publishers' catalogue and black and white illustrations. Prize bookplate of the Newton Land Wesleyan Sunday School, dated 1898. A very good, bright, attractive copy.
Third edition. Click here to order
$40

215355
WATSFORD, John.

GLORIOUS GOSPEL TRIUMPHS AS SEEN IN MY LIFE AND WORK IN FIJI AND AUSTRALASIA.
London, Charles H. Kelly, 1901. viii+328pp., portrait frontis. 8vo. Original cloth. Presentation bookplate of the Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School dated 1914. A very good copy.
Third thousand. Click here to order
$40

215356
WATSON, Sydney.

LIFE'S LOOK-OUT. An autobiography.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1897. xii+353+2pp., portrait, frontis. 8vo. Original cloth. A very good copy. Click here to order
$30

215357
WHEELER, Daniel.

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND GOSPEL LABOURS OF THE LATE DANIEL WHEELER, A MINISTER OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.
London, Harvey and Darton; Charles Gilpin, 1842. xxviii+793pp., fold out map. 8vo. Original half morocco over marbled boards. Owner signature on first leaf.A very handsome copy. Click here to order
$140

215240
[WILSON, James.] GRIFFIN, John.

MEMOIRS OF CAPTAIN JAMES WILSON Containing an Account of his Enterprises and Sufferings in India, his Conversion to Christianity, his Missionary Voyage to the South Seas; and his Peaceful and Triumphant Death.
London, Printed for the author by Williams & Son, [c1830]. [6]+227, [1]pp.8vo. Quarter calf with marbled boards, upper board starting to come loose. Foxed throughout, with inscription dated 1833. A good copy. Click here to order
$150