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Scenes in the Wilderness: An Authentic Narrative of the Labours and Sufferings of the Moravian Missionaries Among the North American Indians
G. Lane & P.P. Sandford, for the Sunday school union of the Methodist episcopal church, J. Collord printer, New York 1842 - First edition. 3-3/4 x 5-7/8 inches. 6 wood-engraved frontis, title page,[5]-208pp. Original broth cloth with gilt type on spine and blind embossed two rectangles on front and back covers. Spine ends and corners worn. Insides are agetoned and light foxing with minor dampstaining including frontispiece and title page. A good copy. Early history of Moravian missionaries and their attempts in converting the American Indians to Christianity. The author was an instructor of Hebrew at Wesleyan University and later founded the Biblical institute at Newbury, Vermont, of which he was president till 1848. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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