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[Harrison, Mrs J. W.] – A. M. Mackay, Pioneer Missionary of the Church Missionary Society to UgandaItem
(London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1890, First edition) 8vo; original olive cloth gilt; pp. viii + 488 incl. index; tissue-guarded frontis. portrait; folding map. Boards somewhat spotted bumped and worn at extremities; hand-stamp on verso of frontis. Very good internally; good condition overall. The biography of Alexander M. Mackay pioneering missionary to Uganda written by his […]
Allard (Bishop) – A trial printing of the first pages of Bishop Allard’s journalItem
(no place, no date) Wraps somewhat soiled with water-stains on the lower wrap (tricky pagination; I won’t attempt it) a few water-stains in the last few leaves of text pen errata on the first page type-written errata on the inside of the front wrap. Light foxing. Includes facsimiles of the original journal. ‘The first twenty […]
Anstein, Hans – Afrika wie ich es erlebteItem
(Stuttgart and Basel: Evang. Missionsverlag, 1933) 8vo; original gilt pictorial brown cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 224; several monochrome photographic plates; folding endpocket map. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn with tape stains. Very good condition. German text. (Spohr & Poller 52; Kainbacher II p. 108) The author relates his experiences during a 22-month mission trip between November 1930 […]
Barrow, A. H. – Fifty Years in Western Africa: Being a Record of the Work of the West Indian Church on the Banks of the Rio PongoItem
(London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1900) Crown 8vo; original blue cloth gilt; pp. 157 adverts; map. Small wormhole in upper joint; endpapers browned; sporadic foxing. Good condition. (Hess & Coger Bibliography of Primary Sources for Nineteenth Century Tropical Africa 5367) An interesting firsthand account of the progress of the West Indian Mission in Sierra […]
Busse, Joseph – Junge Kirche im afrikanischen Gewand. Von der Missionsgemeinde zur Kirche in TanzaniaItem
(Stuttgart: Evang. Missionsverlag GmbH, 1966) 185 x 125 mm; pictorial wraps; pp. 97 + (3); maps black-and-white photographs. German text. Scattered light foxing to wraps endpapers and edges; small crease to lower corner. Mission endeavour in Tanganyika/Tanzania.
Champion, George – The Journal of an American Missionary in the Cape Colony 1835 by George Champion;Item
(Cape Town, South African Library, 1968) edited by Alan R. Booth Director of African Studies Ohio University. Original cloth-backed wraps pp. xi + 54 portrait and a couple of plates. Printed from typed copy. As New.
Davies, John – The History of the Tahitian Mission 1799-1830Item
(Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society, 1961) Written by John Davies missionary to the South Sea Islands. With supplementary papers from the correspondence of the missionaries. Edited by C. W. Newbury. Hakluyt Society Second Series No. CXVI. Issued for 1959. 8vo; original blue cloth gilt; pp. liv + 392 incl. index; endpocket folding facsimile map […]
De Jongh, M.A. – Redevoering en gebed, gedaan in de algemeene vergadering van het Nederlandsche Zendelinggenootschap; gehouden te Rotterdam, den 21 Julij 1836Item
(Rotterdam, M. Wijt & Zonen, 1836) 24mo wraps slightly frayed without loss pp. 32. Slight foxing.
De Villiers, Elsabe – Agter die grasdeureItem
(Cape Town, Suid-Afrikaanse Bybelvereniging, no date) 16mo pictorial wraps a little soiled and worn tears at the spine taped at the tail of the spine pp. 105 illustrations. Gift inscription reading Aan Mevr. J de Villiers van U opregtevriendin M. Louw 2/8/’46” on front free endpaper. Elsabe de Villiers was born near Graaff-Reinet in 1861. […]
du Plessis, J. – The Evangelisation of Pagan Africa. A History of Christian Missions to the Pagan Tribes of Central AfricaItem
(Cape Town: J. C. Juta, [preface dated 1929]) 8vo; original dark green cloth lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; pp. xii + 408 incl. index; folding map. Dustwrapper edgeworn and partially sunned (a remarkable survival nonetheless considering the flimsy paper on which printed); backstrip partially sunned; trace of stippling to lower board; endpapers and edges […]
Elfers, August – Bilder aus dem GallalandItem
(Hermannsburg, Verlag Missionshandlung Hermannsburg, 1954) Pictorial wraps a little foxed pp. 40 + plates. Owner’s name to inside upper wrap light foxing.
Eveleigh, William (editor) – The Story of a Century 1823-1923Item
(Cape Town: Methodist Publishing House and Book Depot, 1923) 183 x 125 mm; pictorial wrappers; pp. vi + (ii) + 67; plates. Wrappers a little rubbed and curled with black pen mark to upper cover and archival tape reinforcing to spine; rather foxed; few pencilled annotations. Fair to good. (SABIB 2 p. 210) This little […]