History and general views of the Sandwich Islands' mission. Sheldon Dibble, Rev.
History and general views of the Sandwich Islands' mission.

History and general views of the Sandwich Islands' mission.

New York: Taylor & Dodd, 1839. First edition, 12mo, pp. 268; orig. brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; spine ends a little cracked and bare spots neatly inpainted; modest foxing; old library label removed from spine; old manuscript ex-libris on blank flyleaf reading "No. 159 David Whitcombs Apprentice Library, Templeton, 1848; a good, sound copy. Forbes 1141: "The text contains two parts. The first two chapters are on the early history of the Islands up to the visit of Captain Cook. Chapter III, Introduction of Christianity, discusses Hawaii between Captain Cook's death and the arrival of the first missionaries … Following this is a general history of the progress of the mission…" American Imprints 55361; Sabin 19991. Item #25558

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