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[Nathaniel James] Merriman

The Kafirs, the Hottentots, and the Frontier Farmer.

Passages of Missionary Life from the Journals of the Venerable Archdeacon Merriman.

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London: George Bell, 1953. First edition (pp. iv, 200, adverts). Duodecimo (17 cm) in brown publisher’s cloth, gilt titles and decoration in blind; folding map and several b & w plates. “Merriman (1810-82) … in 1841 had become vicar of Street, and was afterwards arch-deacon of Grahamstown, dean of Cape Town and, from 1871, Bishop of Grahamstown” (Britannica). Rebacked with original backstrip laid down, injury to corner of rear cover; a Very Good copy.

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