From the Himalayas to the Equator. Letters, Sketches and Addresses, Giving Some Account of A Tour in India and Malaysia
Eaton & Mains/Jennings & Fye, New York and Cincinnati. 1899. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. 262pp, frontis portrait of author, Preface, 17 monochrome illustrations from photographs, index. 12mo/19cm. Illustrated blue cloth gilt, white titling on front board badly rubbed tho pictorial illustration mostly unaffected, ight wear, presentation inscription on ffep, "Fred A. Thomas/Cbristmas 1903/from/Mother", otherwise internally clean, otherwise light wear, internally clean, tight and very good. Cyrus D.Foss (1834-1910) the author, one of the Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the U.S.was delegated by the Board of Bishops to visit all of the missionary stations in India and Malaysia. The visit took place in 1898 and occupied six months. Listed as item F56 in Harold F. Smith, American Travellers Abroad: A Bibliography of Accounts Published before 1900. (Southern Illinois University Press, 1969). Very Good.
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