Title: Dr. Grant And The Mountain Nestorians
Publisher: Gould And Lincoln, Boston
Publication Date: 1853
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
First Edition. Very Good condition, no dust jacket as published. A small 8 page publication "A Leap in the Dark" neatly glued inside rear cover. 12mo, dark green blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue protected frontispiece portrait of Dr. Grant. Very nice fold-out map. 13 total illustrations; 9 full page wood engravings, three text illustrations, and the fold-out map. Dr. Asahel Grant (American 1807-1844), physician, was a Presbyterian missionary to the Nestorians, survivors of an ancient Christian sect who inhabited the district of Oroomiah in Western Persia and the Kurdistan mountains. Complete index. A rare book. 418 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 3777
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