Title: Bartimeus, or The Sandwich Islands
Publisher: The American Tract Society
Publication Date: 1845
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
The American Tract Society, New York, 1845. Hardcover, dark brown embossed binding, 58 pages. Prov: inscription in pencil "Aunt Sarah Saunders to Adeline ___, Dec. 25, 1907" Condition: GOOD. Some edge wear to cover, esp. around spine. Loose binding, a few pages have very light foxing. Tissue covering frontis portrait of Bartimeus is torn at spine. Pages inside overall in good, clean condition. --- One of the earliest American missionary tracts about the Hawaiian Islands, this was the story of a young, blind Hawaiian native who converted to Christianity after the arrival of the missionaries. Rev. Hiram Bingham (1789-1869) was one of the first Protestant missionaries to the Kingdom of Hawaii (then known as the Sandwich Islands). --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11541384573
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