London, John Murray, 1841. X, 338 pp. 1 folded map. Contemporary binding. - Edges & corners bumped & worn. Modern endpapers. Two stamps on title page. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: The Nestorians; or, The Lost Tribes: ...
Buchbeschreibung Amsterdam : Philo Press, 1973. Originalbroschur. Zustand: Gut. Reprint of the edition London 1841.. X, 338 S. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Dr. Wolfram Kleiss, langjährigem Leiter der Außenstelle Teheran des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Einband berieben. - Asahel Grant (August 17, 1807 - April 24, 1844) was the first American missionary to Persia. Asahel Grant was born at Marshall, N. Y., studied medicine at Pittsfield, Mass., and practiced in Utica, N. Y. In 1835 he went as a missionary with the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions to Persia, settled at Urmia and worked among the Nestorians there and elsewhere in the Mid East. He died in Mosul, Turkey. He was a daring adventurer throughout the Middle East, but had little success in converting the fierce Nestorians, whom he considered among the "ten lost tribes" of Israel. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550. Artikel-Nr. 1041726
Buchbeschreibung Harper & Brothers, New York, 1841. RARE book by Asahel Grant (1807-1844) - one of the first American missionaries to Iran who worked among the Nestorians there and elsewhere in western Asia. A daring adventurer throughout the Middle East, he had little success in converting the fierce Nestorians, whom he considered among the "ten lost tribes" of Israel. This book contains a fold-out map of "Country of the Nestorian Christians". 200x115mm. 386+10 pages. Burgundy fake leather rebound Hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Cover and spine dust-stained. Front cover slightly stained. Pages yellowing. Else in good condition. The book is in : English. Artikel-Nr. AR 634 020