Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. iv, [5]-250, 6 (pubs. ads.); frontis. and 3 plates, one coloured map; minor foxing, previous owner’s inscription to frontis. recto, else very good in original cloth, gilt, a little soiled.
Dealer Notes
Theakstone p. 279. McDougall (1818-1886) was the wife of Francis McDougall, the first Anglican missionary to Sarawak. The couple reached Borneo in 1848, and were supported financially by Sir James Brooke, rajah of Sarawak. They returned to Britain for two years in the 1850s, but returned in 1854, and in 1855 Francis became first bishop of Labuan. where they experienced a local insurrection. They returned to Britain in 1866, not before relations with Sir James Brooke had become strained. McDougall’s first book - Letters from Sarawak - appeared in 1854, and thirty years later she expanded this in the present work to encompass her later experiences of Borneo.
Author McDougall, Harriette.
Date N.d. [1882]
Binding Original cloth
Publisher London: SPCK
Condition See description
Pages pp. iv, [5]-250, 6 (pubs. ads.)

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