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John Holmes Historical Sketches of the Missions 1818  

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Historical Sketches of the Missions of the United Brethren: For Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathen, From Their Commencement to the Present Time

Holmes, John


Printed by R. Napper



v, [3], 472 pp. (8vo) 21.5x13 cm (8½x5"), period calf boards with gilt borders, rebacked with modern leather spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers. First Edition.

Accounts of missions in Greenland, Labrador, various islands in the West indies, Latin America and Africa, as well as missions among the Delaware and the Iroquois in New York, Pennsylvania, and the Ohio territory.

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General light wear to boards; interior bright with occasional bit of faint foxing, a solid copy; very good or better.

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