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SOCIETY FOR PROMOTION OF FEMALE EDUCATION IN THE EAST

The Female Missionary Intelligencer. (Specially bound volume for the year 1864).

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London : Society for Promotion of Female Education in the East, [1865]. Octavo (185 x 125 mm), original blind-blocked blue cloth over boards (rubbed, corners bumped), upper board with pictorial device and title ‘Female Education in the East’ in gilt; spine lettered in gilt ‘Female Missionary Intelligencer 1864’ (sunned, softened at ends); verso of frontispiece with pencilled ownership inscription of ‘J. S. Cartwright, Baptist College, Bristol, 15.7.80’; twelve issues (Jan. – Dec. 1864) from Vol. 7 of The Female Missionary Intelligencer; pp. 1-268, with lithographic illustrations; front free-endpaper with short tear at fore-edge, spotting to preliminaries, rear pastedown with some minor water-marking, else internally very good.

The Female Missionary Intelligencer was a monthly periodical published by the London-based Society for Promotion of Female Education in the East. This was a Protestant missionary society that existed from 1832-1899, and was dedicated to establishing schools for girls in China, India, and the Middle East. The issues in this annual volume for 1864 – in the Society’s binding – contain articles, stories and letters relating to female missionaries and converts in China, Burma, Singapore, India, Ceylon, West Africa, South Africa, Egypt and the Levant.

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