PATTERSON, George JOHNSTON, S.F. MATHESON, J.W.
Title: Memoirs of the Rev. S.F. Johnston, the Rev. J.W. Matheson, and Mrs. Mary Johnston Matheson. Missionaries on Tanna
Publisher:  W.S. & A. Martien, Philadelphia, 1864,
Seller ID: 38958
PATTERSON, George. Memoirs of the Rev. S.F. Johnston, the Rev. J.W. Matheson, and Mrs. Mary Johnston Matheson. Missionaries on Tanna. With selections from their diaries and correspondence, and notices of the New Hebrides, their inhabitants and missionary work among them. Philadelphia : W.S. & A. Martien, n.d. . Pp (2),-504,(2),frontis + 13 plates and text illustrations. 8vo, full decorated brown leather, a.e.g. Contents : Memoir of S.F. Johnston : 1. Early Years. 2. Preparing for College. 3. Collegiate Course. 4. Theological Studies. 5. Mission to Kansas. 6. Preparations for Mission Work. 7. Licensure and Labours in Nova Scotia. 8. From Nova Scotia to Melbourne. 9. From Their Leaving Melbourne Till Their Settlement on Tanna. 10. Labours on Tanna. 11. Closing Scenes. Memoir of Mr. and Mrs. Matheson : 1. Mr. Matheson's Early Life. 2. Mrs. Matheson's Early Life. 3. From Nova Scotiato the New Hebrides. 4. The Tannese and Early Attempts to Evangelize Them. 5. First Residence on Tanna. 6. Residence on Aneiteum. 7. Residence on Err omanga. 8. Resumption of Labours on Tanna. 9. Trials and Calamities. 10. Closing Scenes. Edgeworn, half-inch tear to front bottom outer hinge, previous owner's name, foxing to frontis and title page and occasional foxing elsewhere, a couple of leaves partially loose, else a very good copy in a nice binding. 150.00