SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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HODSON, Thomas.
'Old Daniel' : or, Memoir of a converted Hindoo...

Published
London: Wesleyan Conference Office, [1877].
Plates
9
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: Wesleyan Conference Office, [1877].
Ref
8

8vo. 88 p. illustrated with uncoloured woodcuts and coloured chromolithographic plates. Original cloth bonding with gilt title and decorative pictorial upper board, with black panelling and black floral border design. Smooth spine lettered in gilt, with black decoration. Spine slightly 'pulled' and corners 'bumped'. MS inscription to prelim: "Alfred Ratcliffe. A Reward for collecting for The Wesleyan Foreign Missions, Jan 1885." Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontis. Old Daniell, seated in his Verandah. 2. Rev. W. Arthur's Canarese Teacher. 3. Gentlemen and Shepherd Conversing. 4. An Idol procession interrupted. 5. Beating Swords into Ploughshares. 6. Missionary preaching near entrance to Goobbe. 7. Washermen at work. 8. Idol cast out of Singonahully Temple. 9. Singonahully Chapel and Village Gateway.