An Autobiography of Christian Labour in the West Indies, Demerara, Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia, 1838-1888. James BICKFORD.
An Autobiography of Christian Labour in the West Indies, Demerara, Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia, 1838-1888

An Autobiography of Christian Labour in the West Indies, Demerara, Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia, 1838-1888

London, Charles H. Kelly, 1890.

Octavo, viii, 446 pages plus 3 mounted portraits (Woodburytypes, produced photomechanically), 3 engraved portraits and 16 views (mainly Australian); an errata slip is tipped in on the recto of the frontispiece.

Gilt-decorated cloth lightly rubbed, flecked and bumped (with a short closed split to the front top corner tip); uncut top edge a little dusty, leading edge slightly marked; slight imperfections to a few top margins, where uncut sections have been opened carelessly; small spot-stain to five consecutive leaves, impacting very slightly on one of the Woodburytypes; trifling signs of use and age; overall, an excellent copy.

The Woodburytypes are of James Bickford, his wife, and fellow-missionary the Reverend William Moister (1808-1891).

Item #122740

Price (AUD): $220.00

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