Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. [vi], 71; photo. illusts., 2 sketch maps to endpapers; hand-colouring to sea of map on front endpaper, else very good in the original pictorial card wrappers, together with an envelope titled “Thro’ China and Japan” containing four b&w Picture Postcards of Japan, postally unused, in fine condition, the envelope slightly frayed, and with the programme for the film, “Thro’ China and Japan” A Fascinating Film of the Far East, 8vo. pp. 12, illusts., very good in original printed yellow wrappers, soiled, staples rusted, central horizontal crease.
Dealer Notes
The Missionary Film Committee was a joint project initiated by several British missionary groups, including the Church Missionary Society and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Humfrey, a cinematographer, visited the two countries to provide material for the first missionary film. The booklet records his journey, and the postcards and programme were presumably distributed at screenings.
Author [Missionary Film Committee.] R. N. P. Humfrey.
Date 1932
Binding Original wrappers
Publisher [London:] Missionary Film Committee
Condition See description
Pages pp. [vi], 71

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