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History of the Western Missions and Missionaries  

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Western Missions and Missionaries: A Series of Letters

De Smet, Rev. P.J.

New York

P.J. Kenedy

[1859] but later


532 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece. 18.5x12 cm. (7¼x4¾"), blue cloth stamped in gilt.

A translation from the French of De Smet's "Cinquante Nouvelles Lettres." Sabin suggests that this Kenedy printing follows an earlier edition with an 1881 printing date. Howes D 289; Sabin 82277.

Lot Amendments

Ex-library, spine retouched, wear and rubbing to extremities and covers, stamps on edges of text block; both hinges started, light toning; overall very good.

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