Female Agency among the Heathen, as Recorded in the History and Correspondence of the Society for Promoting Female Education in the East. Society for Promoting Female Education in the East.
Female Agency among the Heathen, as Recorded in the History and Correspondence of the Society for Promoting Female Education in the East
Female Agency among the Heathen, as Recorded in the History and Correspondence of the Society for Promoting Female Education in the East

Female Agency among the Heathen, as Recorded in the History and Correspondence of the Society for Promoting Female Education in the East

London: Edward Suter, 1850. Hardcover. folding colored frontis ("Facsimile of a Painting of Miss Aldersley's School at Ningpo, by a Chinese Artist"), index, viii, 294p. plus (4) pages of undated publisher's advertisements. Original brown cloth. 16cm. Backstrip faded. Ends of backstrip rubbed. Slight dent in edge of back cover. Foxing on frontis. The final leaf (293/294) in this 1850 edition briefly updates the rest of the text which was first published under the same title in 1847. That final leaf is bound in prior to the Index (pages 289-292) in this copy. The Society was an interdenominational protestant missionary undertaking, 1834-1899, operated entirely by women. Very Good. Item #89560

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