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PATON, (MARGARET) WHITECROSS. - Letters and sketches from the New Hebrides. Edited by her brother-in-law Jas. Paton. 5th edition.

Title: Letters and sketches from the New Hebrides. Edited by her brother-in-law Jas. Paton. 5th edition.
Description: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1905.Original green pictorial cloth gilt. With map and 24 illustrations. XI,382,(2) pp.First published in London in 1894. - Margaret Paton was the second wife of pioneer missionary John G. Paton, she went to the Pacific in 1865. They settled on the island of Aniwa. She was 'a woman of great piety and strong character. She showed literary ability in her 'Letters and sketches' (DNB). The book was edited by her brother in law, James Paton. - A fine copy.Robinson, Wayward women, p.168/169.

Keywords: Islands New Hebrides Pacific mission

Price: EUR 71.50 = appr. US$ 77.71 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 8775