6077. History of the British and Foreign Bible Society

OWEN, JOHN. (2). The History of the origin and first ten years of the British and Foreign Bible Society. I-II. London (printed by Tilling and Hughes... and sold by Hatchard [and others]) 1816.

8:o (about 252x156 mm.).
Entirely uncut in worn original boards, vol. II rebacked in cloth, vol. I some damages at head. Partly foxed. Old signature on titles of Martha Birkbeck. 2 volumes.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1699.
Vol. I pp. 89-199 deals with discussions during the years 1804-1805 about planned missionary work in China and about a ms. of the N.T. in the British Museum. Vol. II pp. 9-11 deal with the "progress of the Society's views in China", and pp. 466-468 with the Chinese translations of the Scriptures...

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).