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[NORFOLK ISLAND; MISSIONS] John Coleridge Patteson : an account of his death at Nakapu,

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and description of S. Barnabas Chapel, Norfolk Island, dedicated to his memory. Cover title: Bishop Patteson : pioneer and martyr. With an account of the Memorial Chapel. Parkstone, U.K. : Ralph & Brown, 1930. Quarto, publisher’s printed card wrappers, a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the inner front wrapper, 45 pp, illustrated; contents clean and sound, a very good copy.

A biography of Bishop Patteson, first Bishop of Melanesia. From 1867 the Melanesian Mission was centred on Norfolk Island, where Patteson had established a college for indigenous children from the Pacific islands.

Scarce. Copies are held in two Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of South Australia).