Philadelphia: Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church, 1886. First edition. Hardcover. 303,  pages. Hardcover, in very good condition, bound in dark gray cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Chipped at head and tail of spine; tips of boards rounded and mildly worn; slight cracking to paper at hinges, though the book remains firmly bound. Gilt title and decorations on spine and front board, with the spine a bit dulled. Spotting to front board from old spill, but with no particular ill effect. Four-inch crease and one-inch interior tear to pp. 199-200, but otherwise contents, including folding maps, are fresh and clean. Item #851
Historical accounts of Presbyterian missions, arranged geographically: The North American Indians, by Rev. J. B. Garritt, Ph. D.; Mexico, by Rev. M. Woolsey Stryker; Guatemala, by Rev. Wm. Brenton Greene, Jr.; South America, by Rev. George Hood; Africa, by Rev. R. H. Nassau, M. D.; Syria, by Rev. William A. Holliday, D. D.; Persia, by Rev. J. Milton Greene; India, by Rev. A. Brodhead, D. D.; Siam, by Rev. J. F. Dripps, D. D.; China, by Rev. Albert B. Robinson; Japan, by Rev. A. Gosman, D. D.; and Korea, by Rev. L. W. Eckard, D. D. Illustrated with eleven black-and-white maps, one for each section but Korea.