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BIGANDET, PAUL AMBROSE: - La mission de la Birmanie. Traduit de l'anglais et augmenté d'une introduction par Adrién Launay. Paris 1890.

Pp. (vi), xi, (1), 167. With 29 full page illustrations in the text. Uncut copy in original printed wrappers, label to cover library mark on spine. Bigandet (1813-94), a French Catholic missionary, came to Burma in 1837 and stayed there for most of his life. He established a number of schools, orphanages and convents in Burma and became vice-president of the Rangoon Educational Syndicate, an unsual position for a Catholic Bishop under a British colonial government. See Herbert: World Biogr. series, vol. 132: Burma, pp. 140-145. Cordier BI 290-91.
EUR 350.00 [Appr.: US$ 413.66 | £UK 308.25 | JP¥ 46623] Book number 34048

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