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Missionary History & Memoirs
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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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Missionary History & Memoirs

Fine group of ten books, two pamphlets, and three ephemera, and one lithograph, see below. Boston, London, and elsewhere: 1826 - 1888

Anderson, Rufus. The Hawaiian Islands: their Progress and Condition under Missionary Labors. Boston: Gould & Lincoln, 1864. 8vo, frontispiece portrait, folding map, plates. Publisher’s green cloth, gold-stamped title and imprint on spine; light rubbing. First edition. Sabin 1419; Forbes 3:2558. — Bingham, Hiram. A Residence of Twenty-One Years in the Sandwich Islands. Second edition. Hartford: Hezekiah Huntington, 1848. 8vo, frontispiece portrait, plates. Contemporary dark-brown stamped cloth, gold-stamped title on spine; rebacked with original spine laid down, new endpapers. Ms. exlibris “C.C. Trowbridge.” Forbes 2:1679; Sabin 5432. — E. Prout. Missionary Ships connected with the London Missionary Society. London: W. Stevens, 1865. 8vo, frontispiece & text illustrations. Publisher’s brown blind-stamped cloth, gold-stamped title and ship on upper cover; light wear in backstrip. — Alexander, James M. Mission Life in Hawaii. Memoir of Rev. William P. Alexander. Oakland, California: Pacific Press, 1888. Frontispiece portrait, plates; light foxing. Publisher’s brown cloth, gold-stamped title on upper cover. Plus another copy, with more foxing, spotting on cover, ms. exlibris “Ellen G. Lyman.” Forbes 4:3951. — "The Missionary Steam-Barkentine "Morning Star" Launched at Bath Me. August 6th 1884. Sailed from Boston, Nov. 5th 1884". Color lithograph, 13 3/8 x 19 3/4 in.; 340 x 502 mm. Boston & New York: Forbes Co., [1884]. — Warren, Jane S. The Morning Star: History of the Children’s Missionary Vessel and of the Marquesan and Micronesian Missions. Boston: American Tract Society, [1860]. 8vo, frontispiece, advertising at back. Publisher’s maroon blind-stamped cloth, gold-stamped quotation and ship on upper cover, gold-stamped title on spine; rubbed. With souvenir card with view of the ship laid in. Forbes 3:2414. — American Board of Com[missioner]s for Foreign Missions. This certifies that _ has contributed _ for the Missionary Packet, Morning Star. Boston: Missionary House, 1856. Engraved slip, 4 x 6 ½ inches, with view of ship “Morning Star”. — American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. This Certifies that .... No imprint, c. 1871. Printed card with manuscript accomplishment recording donation, verso with view of ship. — American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Report of the ... at the Seventeenth Annual Meeting. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1826. 8vo, printed wrappers; dampstained, backstrip and lower cover torn. — Logan, Rev. Robert W. Last Words and Work of Rev. Robert W. Logan. A missionary of the A. B. C. F. M. at Ruk, Micronesia. Oakland, California: Pacific Press, 1888. 8vo, printed wrappers; wrappers torn. — Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society. Jubilee Celebration of the Arrival of the Missionary Reinforcement of 1837. Honolulu: Daily Bulletin, 1887. 8vo, upper wrapper bound in. Antique half calf. Forbes 4:3909. — Bingham, Hiram. Bartimeus of the Sandwich Islands. New York & Boston: American Tract Society, [1850?]. 8vo, frontispiece; some foxing. Publisher’s dark purple blind-stamped cloth. First edition. Forbes 2:1765. — [Eveleth, Ephraim]. History of the Sandwich Islands: with an account of the American Mission established there in 1820. Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union, 1831. 8vo, frontispiece map, 6 plates; some foxing and dampstaining. Contemporary green three-quarter straight-grain morocco. Presented by Catherine Fergeson to Mary M. Israel with inscription dated 1831. Forbes 2:778. — [Cummings, Mrs. A. P.]. The Missionary’s Daughter: a Memoir of Lucy Goodale Thurston of the Sandwich Islands. New York: American Tract Society, [ca. 1842]. 8vo; foxing. Publisher’s brown blind-stamped cloth, gold-stamped title and decoration on spine; a few spots, light wear to backstrip and corners. Forbes 2:1331.

Together 16 pieces.


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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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