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Letters on missions, addressed to the Protestant ministers of the British churches.

Horne, Melvill.

Published by Flagg & Gould, Andover [Mass.], 1815
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Later American edition of this very popular work on the why and wherefores of missions and missionaries. Offers cautionary tales of things done wrongly or incorrectly, often citing the Spanish missions as what not to do, while totally misconstruing what the Jesuits and Franciscans were actually doing. Horne's personal experience was as a missionary in Sierra Leone. He also offers observations on missionary work in the South Pacific and Australia. 12mo. 216 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 34953. Publisher's sheep. Green leather gilt-lettered title-label on spine, much faded and chipped, losing letter "M". Leather dry, rubbed, and corners bumped and abraded, cracked at joints. Boards weakly attached. Ex-library with bookplate, pencilled notations, a gift inscription, and pressure-stamp. Paper over hinges (inside) cracked. Paper age-toned. Bookseller Inventory # 21517

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Title: Letters on missions, addressed to the ...

Publisher: Flagg & Gould, Andover [Mass.]

Publication Date: 1815

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