Bishop Patteson the Martyr of Melanesia
London : S.W. Partridge & Co., Ltd, [circa 1890]. First edition, “twenty-eighth thousand”. Octavo, publisher’s blind blocked grey-green cloth over boards with pictorial device to front, spine with black lettering and device, early gift inscription and ownership signature in pencil to pastedown and front free-endpaper, 160 pp, with numerous wood-engraved illustrations and figures, many full-page; endpapers lightly foxed, contents very good with occasional spotting and browning to edges of leaves.
Biography of John Coleridge Patteson, first Bishop of the Anglican Church in Melanesia, who was martyred on Nukapu, one of the easternmost islands of the Solomons, in 1871.