The life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; in the form of a continuous narrative... [The Life of Christ in Burmese]. J. M. Haswell, trans Ko Mam-Boke.
The life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; in the form of a continuous narrative... [The Life of Christ in Burmese]
The life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; in the form of a continuous narrative... [The Life of Christ in Burmese]

The life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; in the form of a continuous narrative... [The Life of Christ in Burmese]

Maulmain: American Baptist Mission Press, 1837. 3rd Burmese edition; 8vo, pp. 210; bound with: A Digest of Scripture Consisting of Extracts from the Old and New Testaments; on the Plan of Brown's "Selection of Scripture Passages." Maulmain: American Baptist Mission Press, 1838. First edition, pp. 146; text in Talaing, quarter calf over marbled paper boards, spine perished, boards stripped, textblock dampstained, a fair copy. With the pencil signature of Adoniram Judson and his light pencil corrections on about a dozen pages in Burmese characters. Judson was one of the earliest American missionaries oversees, and is sometimes considered the first prominent American overseas missionary. He provided the first Bible translation into Burmese, and his soon-to-be wife Sarah Hall Boardman had already begun a translation into Talaing of the New Testament with the help of Ko Mam-Boke before Haswell took on the project himself. Darlow & Moule 9092, with the second edition of the Digest mentioned only as a footnote to the Life of Christ, and no copies of the Digest recorded in OCLC. Item #55769

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