The Diaries and Correspondence of David Cargill, 1832-1843 :: Albert J. Schutz soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Number 10 in the series. Contains: Maps; References; Frontispiece portrait; Laid in ms. from the author;
From the cover: The diaries and correspondence of David Cargill, Wesleyan missionary in the Pacific, reveal the story of a tragic life.
His greatest success came early in his life in the 1830s, when he achieved a mass conversion of thousands of Tongans. His story in Tonga was a happy one, for there he found satisfaction in the fellowship of his colleagues and his achievements as the only trained linguist at the mission.
In 1835 he was transferred …
Introduction by: H. E. Maude
In the Pacific History series.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper which has tape offset to the verso. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.
Olive boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 255 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.
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