Life of John Coleridge Patteson, Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands (2 volumes)
Edition: First Edition
London: Macmillan, 1874. Two volumes, Tall octavo, original blue cloth, brown endpapers. pp.xii, 570, (2, ads) + frontispice portrait with tissue guard,+ map; 601 , (2, ads) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard + facsimile letter. Bit of wear to spine ends and outer corners, yellowing to page edges, rear joints and inner hinges repaired. Volume I has a vertical crease to spine, shallow chips to front free endpaper. In all, good externally, VG internally, now tight in the bindings. Inscribed at front of Volume I "Jane Wharton, from James (?) Patteson in remembrance of August, 1854. Christmas, 1873." Laid in is a contemporary folding map of Melanesia. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.