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Image for Orange Free State and Basuto Mission: Occasional Paper No I, containing The Bishop's Journal, July to October, 1863; Letter [from Bishop Edward] to The English Associates and Friends of the Orange Free State Church Mission (1867); Occasional Paper No III, containing An Account of the Bishop's Visitation of the Griquas, in No Man's Land (1866); A Letter to The English Committee for Promoting the Mission to the Orange Free State (1865); A Sermon for The Dedication Festival of S. John the Evangelist's, Hammersmith by Edward, Bishop of the Orange Free State (1863); Orange Free State Mission. Statement from the Committee, Easter, 1865 ; The Addresses presented The Bishop of the Orange Free State, On his leaving to attend the Lambeth Council - with some particulars respecting the Mission Stations in that Diocese (1867) ; The Quarterly Paper of the Orange Free State Mission, No 1, February, 1868 ; The Quarterly Paper ... No 2, May, 1868 ; Quarterly Paper No 3, August, 1868 ; Death of Mr George Clegg, late catechist, At Bloemfontein, South Africa ; Quarterly Paper ... No 4, November, 1868 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 5, January 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 6, April, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 7, July, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 8, October, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 10, January, 1870 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 11, July, 1870 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 12, January 1871 ; Quarterly Paper ... June, 1871 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 14, October, 1871; Quarterly Paper ... No 15, Jamuary 1872

Orange Free State and Basuto Mission: Occasional Paper No I, containing The Bishop's Journal, July to October, 1863; Letter [from Bishop Edward] to The English Associates and Friends of the Orange Free State Church Mission (1867); Occasional Paper No III, containing An Account of the Bishop's Visitation of the Griquas, in No Man's Land (1866); A Letter to The English Committee for Promoting the Mission to the Orange Free State (1865); A Sermon for The Dedication Festival of S. John the Evangelist's, Hammersmith by Edward, Bishop of the Orange Free State (1863); Orange Free State Mission. Statement from the Committee, Easter, 1865 ; The Addresses presented The Bishop of the Orange Free State, On his leaving to attend the Lambeth Council - with some particulars respecting the Mission Stations in that Diocese (1867) ; The Quarterly Paper of the Orange Free State Mission, No 1, February, 1868 ; The Quarterly Paper ... No 2, May, 1868 ; Quarterly Paper No 3, August, 1868 ; Death of Mr George Clegg, late catechist, At Bloemfontein, South Africa ; Quarterly Paper ... No 4, November, 1868 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 5, January 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 6, April, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 7, July, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 8, October, 1869 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 10, January, 1870 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 11, July, 1870 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 12, January 1871 ; Quarterly Paper ... June, 1871 ; Quarterly Paper ... No 14, October, 1871; Quarterly Paper ... No 15, Jamuary 1872

By: N/A

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Orange Free State and Basuto Mission: Various

Seller ID: 39ob

Condition: Fair


All titles as stated (complete). A much owned copy. Each pocket sized publication has been rebound within the simple green boards. Of great interest is that book and publications were owned, signed and inscribed by HENRIETTA STOCKDALE. Sister Stockdale was one of the most influential figures in South African, and worldwide, nursing history: she set up the very first training school for nurses (in Kimberley). And she was highly influential in achieving the first State Registration of Nurses and Midwives in South Africa - this was then adopted worldwide. The boards are scruffy. They are m... View more info

Image for Bulletin publie par le Conseil de la Mission des Eglises libres de la Suisse Romande Tome Cinquieme Nos 52 a 63 1884-1885 / Tome Sixieme Nos 64 a 75 1886-1887

Bulletin publie par le Conseil de la Mission des Eglises libres de la Suisse Romande Tome Cinquieme Nos 52 a 63 1884-1885 / Tome Sixieme Nos 64 a 75 1886-1887

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Mission Romande au Sud de l'Afrique, Lausanne: 1885

Seller ID: 86ry

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in one book (complete). Recently rebound in half leather. Original boards (?). Newer end papers. The leathered corners have some light wear about the edges. Gilt titling and decoration on the spine (fresh). The spine has very mild wear to the head and foot. The boards have scuffing, scratches, rubbing, marks, wear from shelving, stacking and handling. They are sound and steady. Within, there is a previous owner inked-stamp for Numa Jaques Missionaire (a well known Jura Swiss missionary who was based in the Northern Transvaal and who campaigned for equal treatment for the b... View more info

Image for 25 Jahre Arbeit der Hermannsburger deutsch-evagelisch-lutherischen Synode in Sud-Afrika - Ein Jubilaumsbuch unter Mitwirkung der Gemeindegeistlichen herausgegeben von Pastor Wilhelm Bodenstein - Prases der Synode Empangweni (Natal)

25 Jahre Arbeit der Hermannsburger deutsch-evagelisch-lutherischen Synode in Sud-Afrika - Ein Jubilaumsbuch unter Mitwirkung der Gemeindegeistlichen herausgegeben von Pastor Wilhelm Bodenstein - Prases der Synode Empangweni (Natal)

By: Bodenstein, Pastor Wilhelm

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Verlag der Missionshandlung, Hermannsburg (Hannover): 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36rp

Condition: Good


136 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A comfortable copy. The covers are tanned, marked, worn about the edges, corners and seams. They are sure and secure. The early and later pages have slight storage wear and creases, some mild tanning. The contents are otherwise tidy, clean and clear, assured, amiable, conscientious. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for A Narrative of the first Introduction of Christianity amongst the Barolong Tribe of Bechuanas, South Africa: with a brief summary of the subsequent history of the Wesleyan Mission to the Same People

A Narrative of the first Introduction of Christianity amongst the Barolong Tribe of Bechuanas, South Africa: with a brief summary of the subsequent history of the Wesleyan Mission to the Same People

By: Broadbent, Rev Samuel

Price: $494.00

Publisher: Wesleyan Mission House, London: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1pc

Condition: Good


204 pages (complete). A placid, casually owned copy of this rarely encountered Wesleyan history of the Bechuana people. The green boards are worn, scuffed, mildly bubbled from storage, marked by handling and storage. Nonetheless, the boards are steady and comfortable. Within, the frontispage has an inscription from the Foreign Missionary Committee of the John Street, Wesleyan Church in Glasgow (not only was the missionary movement utterly dependent on the Scottish Wesleyan churches, the John Street church was most important in the organisation of the 'movement'). The contents are contents... View more info

Image for Mes Souvenirs (Jubile Centenaire de la Mission du Lessouto 1833-1933)

Mes Souvenirs (Jubile Centenaire de la Mission du Lessouto 1833-1933)

By: Casalis, Eugene

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Societe des Missions Evangeliques, Paris: 1933

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 62rz

Condition: Very Good


358 pages plus folded map (complete). In French throughout. Re-covered, neatly, with brown paper. The contents are mild-mannered. The pages are a little tanned, worn, crisped along the untrimmed edges. The pages have some tanning. Nonetheless, the pages are firm, clean, clear, certain, convivial. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for The Kitchingman Papers: Missionary letters and journals, 1817 to 1848 from the Brenthurst Collection Johannesburg

The Kitchingman Papers: Missionary letters and journals, 1817 to 1848 from the Brenthurst Collection Johannesburg

By: Cordeur, Basil le; Saunders, Christopher

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Brenthurst Press: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 84qu

ISBN: 0909079048

Condition: Near Fine


311 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 58 of a limited de-luxe edition of 125 copies. Half leather. Marbled boards. Gilt titling, colophon and borders. The spine has five ridges: title on second panel, colophon on sixth. The book is housed in a marbled slip-case (leathered lips). The case is scruffy with wear, scuffing, marks all about. It is still sturdy and sound. The boards, corners and spine are handsome, proud. The top edges of the pages are gilded (agleam). The papertrims have very, very shallow handling marks. The contents are immaculate. They are bright, tight, very clean and ... View more info

Trois Ans dans L'Afrique Australe - Le Pays des Matabeles - Debuts de la Mission du Zambese: Lettres des Peres H Depelchin et Ch Croonenberghs, SJ, 1879, 1880, 1881

By: Depelchin, Peres H; Croonenberghs, Ch.

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Imprimerie Polleunis, Ceuterick et Lefebure, Bruxelles: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 51rx

Condition: Very Good


432 pages (complete). In French throughout. Please note that the map of the Zambezi mission is missing. Rebound in quarter leather. Marbled boards. Gilt titling. Patterned end papers. The boards have very light wear to the corners and edges. They are very lightly scuffed. The leather spine is handsome. The contents are mild-mannered. The title page has inked stamp of Societe Royale Belge du Geographique. The early pages have some age marks, and wear. The contents have light corner creases from storage. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, convivial, tidy, assured, amenable,... View more info

Image for Eugene Casalis (1812-1891) [Jubile Centenaire de la Mission du Lessouto 1833-1933]

Eugene Casalis (1812-1891) [Jubile Centenaire de la Mission du Lessouto 1833-1933]

By: Dieterlen, H

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Societe des Missions Evangeliques, Paris: 1933

Seller ID: 39rz

Condition: Good


261 pages (complete). In French throughout. An aged copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The paper dj has much wear, tanning. It is assured and secure. The paper covers have wear, creases, tanning and marks. They are sound. The contents are tanned throughout from paper quality. However, the illustration plates are wholesome, bright. The pages are certain, tidy, clean and clear, sure. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Durch Sand, Sumpf und Wald: Missionsreisen in Zentral-Afrika

Durch Sand, Sumpf und Wald: Missionsreisen in Zentral-Afrika

By: Geyer, Franz Xaver

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Herdersche Verlagshandlung, Freiburg im Breisgan: 1914

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 11ri

Condition: Near Fine


555 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A pleasing copy. The boards have some light wear about the corners, corners, head and foot of the spine. There are light marks. The boards are steady and sure. The contents are most agreeable. Very smart, very orderly, very clean and clear, healthy, keen. Please note that should the book need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info

Image for The Net Cast In Many Waters; sketches From the Life of Missionaries for 1868

The Net Cast In Many Waters; sketches From the Life of Missionaries for 1868

By: Mackenzie, Anne

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Bemrose & Sons, London and Derby: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 84pe

Condition: Good


192 pages (complete). A casually aging copy. Half-leather. Marbled boards. Included: correspondence between Frank Bradlow (the esteemed Africana specialist and collector) and Canon Cecil Wood of Cape Town, about Baines illustrations in this book. The leathered corners and spine have wear. The spine is decorated in a style Pugin would have admired. The spine retains a pleasing conviviality. The boards have wear about the edges from shelving, scuffing and very light handling marks. The boards are still healthy and sure. The contents are mildly aging throughout. There flushes, blots, s... View more info

Image for The Kafir, The Hottentot, and the Frontier Farmer: Passages of Missionary Life from The Journals of the Venerable Archdeacon Merriman

The Kafir, The Hottentot, and the Frontier Farmer: Passages of Missionary Life from The Journals of the Venerable Archdeacon Merriman

By: Merriman, Nathaniel

Price: $190.00

Publisher: George Bell, London: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9rf

ISBN: 1165188295

Condition: Very Good


200 pages plus advertising (complete). A comfortable copy. The spine has been repaired with a new leather strip. Cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration. The gilt titling is much worn. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and storage and age. They are steady and sure. Newer end-papers (?). The boards are firm, tight. Three hand-coloured plates (genial and charming). The folded map has wear and some spots of foxing. The contents have some evidence of age and use throughout. Overall, and in general, the pages are agreeable, clean, clear, convivial, contented... View more info

Image for Fallen on the Field: Being Memorials of the Rev Alfred Henry Clegg, Missionary to the Gambia

Fallen on the Field: Being Memorials of the Rev Alfred Henry Clegg, Missionary to the Gambia

By: Pawlyn, John S

Price: $114.00

Publisher: T Woolmer, London: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56qt

Condition: Near Fine


115 pages plus advertising (complete). Plum coloured boards, black pressed decoration, stamped gilt titling (fresh and beaming). A gentle copy. The boards have very mild shelving wear to the corners and to the head and foot of the spine. The back cover has a very small depression from storage. They are otherwise obliging. The frontispage has been very neatly repaired. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, convivial, intimate, fresh-faced, generous, confident - as if almost new! fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Wilhelm Posselt, der Kaffern-Missionar - Ein Lebensbild aus der sudafrikanischen Mission, von dem Missionar selbst beschrieben und nach seinen Jahresberichten erganzt und fortgefuhrt

Wilhelm Posselt, der Kaffern-Missionar - Ein Lebensbild aus der sudafrikanischen Mission, von dem Missionar selbst beschrieben und nach seinen Jahresberichten erganzt und fortgefuhrt

By: Pfitzner, E; Wangemann, D (Eds)

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Buchhandlung der Berliner evangelischen Missionsgesellschaft, Berlin: 1904?

Edition: 4th Edition79rz

Seller ID: 79rz

Condition: Very Good


209 pages (complete). In German throughout. Limp leatherette covers with gilt titling. The covers have wear about the edges and corners. They are mildly scuffed. Otherwise, the covers are placid and assured. Decorated end papers. The contents have just the lightest tanning about the edges. The pages are clean, clear, convivial, certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

Image for Lovedale South Africa - illustrated by Fifty Views from Photographs

Lovedale South Africa - illustrated by Fifty Views from Photographs

By: Stewart, James

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh; David Bryce and Son, Glasgow: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12pj

Condition: Good


110 pages (complete). A resolute copy. The boards are much worn, scuffed, marked all about from storage and handling. They are a little convex from storage conditions. The spine, which also has wear and stains, has been repaired. The contents are assured. Whilst the guttering along some pages is cracked, the repairs to the spine have reinstated the security of the book throughout. The pages have wear and marks to the edges and trims. Within, there is evidence of contented use. The contents are however, gratifyingly clean, clear, generous, healthy, benevolent, certain, able and compani... View more info

Image for Ein Reise-Jahr in Sud-Afrika: Ausfuhrliches Tagebuch uber eine in den Jahren 1866 und 1867 ausgefuhrte Inspectionsreise durch Missions-Stationen der Berliner Missions-Gesellschaft von Dr Wangemann, Missions-Director

Ein Reise-Jahr in Sud-Afrika: Ausfuhrliches Tagebuch uber eine in den Jahren 1866 und 1867 ausgefuhrte Inspectionsreise durch Missions-Stationen der Berliner Missions-Gesellschaft von Dr Wangemann, Missions-Director

By: Wangemann, Dr

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Verlag des Missionshauses in Berlin, Berlin: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17ry

Condition: Very Good


653 pages (complete). In German throughout. Teutonic font. A passive copy. Quarter leather. The black boards are scuffed, scratched, worn all about. The spine has gilt titling and decoration (worn). The spine has wear to head and foot and along the seams. The spine and boards are still comfortable and sure. The contents are more agreeable. They are illustrations are clear and fresh. The pages are however comfortable, amiable, clean and clear, neat, benevolent, healthy, sound. fkOur orders are shipped using tracked delivery services. Most orders delivered in 5-10 business days. View more info