1842 1ed Moffat Missionary Labors in South AFRICA Missionary Voyages Illustrated

MOFFAT, Robert

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Robert Moffat was a 19th-century Scottish missionary to Africa who is known for being the first to translate the Bible into the Setswana language. While on furlough in Britain, he wrote and published his book ‘Missionary Labours and Scenes in South Africa’ – a detailed account of his experiences living in southern Africa among the Bechaunas.

 

According to Mendelssohn.

“The volume gives a valuable account of mission work among the Bechuanas, with notes on the customs of the natives, and a description of the earlier travels of the author.”

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1842 1ed Moffat Missionary Labors in South AFRICA Missionary Voyages Illustrated

 

Robert Moffat was a 19th-century Scottish missionary to Africa who is known for being the first to translate the Bible into the Setswana language. While on furlough in Britain, he wrote and published his book ‘Missionary Labours and Scenes in South Africa’ – a detailed account of his experiences living in southern Africa among the Bechaunas.

 

According to Mendelssohn.

“The volume gives a valuable account of mission work among the Bechuanas, with notes on the customs of the natives, and a description of the earlier travels of the author.”

 

Item number: #11743

Price: $599

 

MOFFAT, Robert

 

Missionary labours and scenes in southern Africa

 

London : John Snow, Paternoster-Row, 1842. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xv, [1], 624
    • 18 engraved plates
  • References: Mendelssohn II, 29
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Eleanor W Newman
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.75in (22cm x 14.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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11743

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

MOFFAT, Robert

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete