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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

John A. Chalmers


A Page Of South African Mission Work.

Published: David Bryce, Grahamstown, 1878

Edition: 2nd revised

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The frontis portrait shows the usual (printed) inscription from Soga. On the reverse of the frontis has been pasted a second half-title page with the inscription "To my dear wife who aided and encouraged me in all my endeavors to write this simple yet touching story. John Chalmers, Grahamstown, 23rd November 1977".

Full leather binding with four raised bands on spine. all edges gilt. nice albumen portrait of Tiyo Soga tipped to frontis page. 488pp.

A very good copy. hinges strengthened. spine faded. contents excellent.

Our Ref: #27309

  • Binding Condition: G-VG
  • Overall Condition: G-VG
  • Size: 8vo. 0.8kg.
  • Sold By: Fables Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Ian Balchin
  • Country: South Africa
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