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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

US Auction #9 begins on 09 Nov 2021

C. Silvester Horne, M.A.

The Story of the L.M.S.

With an Appendix Bringing the Story up to the Year 1904.

Published: London Missionary Society, London, 1904.

Edition: New Enlarged Edition.

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The complete story of the L.M.S. up to 1904. Founded in 1795, the Society had deployed more than a thousand Missionaries by 1897. This volume has four chapters on South and Central Africa and Madagascar. The men of the L.M.S. influenced the course of history wherever they settled. The S.A. chapter has references to Van der Kemp, Bethelsdorp, Moffat, Bechuanas, Matabele and Bushmen. Other topics include Dr. Livingstone, the Slave Trade, lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. An interesting and uncommon book.

This copy from the HSRC Library. Slight scuffing of the boards and more marked at top and bottom of spine. Stickers on upper free endpaper. Upper board shows early cracking from spine. Binding tight. Text very good. 460 Pages. With index. 

  • Binding Condition: Very good.
  • Overall Condition: Very good.
  • Size: 19 x 12.5 cm.
  • Sold By: Ex Libris
  • Contact Person: Dr. P.J.B. Lamb
  • Country: South Africa
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