The Life of Henry Williams - Archdeacon of Waimate

By: Carleton, Hugh; edited and revised by James Elliott

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No signatures. Front flap only of the dust-jacket loosely included, with tears. The front flap has a quote from the Preface. ; 1948 revised edition. 328 pages + frontispiece + 10 illustrations. Yellow cloth boards. Page dimensions: 213 x 136mm. With a Preface by Viscount Bledisloe. "There is probably no man to whom New Zealand, in her relatively short and romantic history, owes more than to Archdeacon Henry Williams, the erstwhile British naval officer who became the intrepid spiritual pioneer, the friend and confidant of the once barbarous Maori people, and the far-sighted negotiator of a unique treaty between the latter and a British sovereign." - from the Preface, quoted on front flap of dust-jacket. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Memoir; From Naval Officer to Missionary; The Mission in the Bay of Islands; Trials of the Mission in War and Peace; Progress in 1828, and Death of Hongi; Henry Williams, Peacemaker; Journey in a Crazy Craft in Perilous Seas; An Errand of Peace; Propagation of the Gospel and Peace; Trouble at Paihia, and Waikato Pacified; A Tangled Skein; The Missionaries and the New Zealand Land Company; The New Zealand Land Company and Land Purchase; The Treaty of Waitangi; The Curtain Falls. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall C256: "Contains substance of Carleton's first volume, published 1874, and about 30 pages of the second, published 1877."]; 8vo

Title: The Life of Henry Williams - Archdeacon of Waimate

Author Name: Carleton, Hugh; edited and revised by James Elliott

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Wellington, A. H. & A. W. Reed: (1948)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 19698

Keywords: New Zealand Missionary Biography Maori