Woman and Her Saviour in Persia, By a Returned Missionary. With fine illustrations, and a Map of of Nestorian Country
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Account of Fidelia Fiske, American missionary to Persia who worked with considerable success to improve women’s education and health in and around Orumiyeh (Urmia), in present-day Iran. She sailed from Boston in March 1843 and in June landed at Orumiyeh as part of an American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions missionary journey to the Nestorian Christians of Persia. After mastering the Syriac language Fiske laboured under severe physical and cultural difficulties to build a small day school into Urmia Seminary, a boarding school for girls that won wide repute. The school had grown to an enrollment of some 40 pupils by 1858, when ill health forced Fiske to return to the United States. Brown tooled cloth, 5½" - 8", discolored, slanted spine that is chipped at the bottom. Internally the book is very clean with map and illustrations, and with back endpaper starting to separate. In great condition for its age. Size: 5½" - 8" First printing First printing First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273558
Title: Woman and Her Saviour in Persia, By a ...
Publisher: Gould and Lincoln
Publication Date: 1863
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition...
Book Type: book
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