The Rt. Rev. George Wyndham Hamilton Knight- Bruce (1852-1896) was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the late nineteenth century. He was educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford, and ordained in 1887. He began his career with curacies at Bibury and Wendron. He then held incumbencies at Everton and Bethnal Green before his elevation to the ...
The Rt. Rev. George Wyndham Hamilton Knight- Bruce (1852-1896) was an eminent Anglican Bishop in the late nineteenth century. He was educated at Eton and Merton College, Oxford, and ordained in 1887. He began his career with curacies at Bibury and Wendron. He then held incumbencies at Everton and Bethnal Green before his elevation to the Episcopate as Bishop of Bloemfontein in 1886. Translated to Mashonaland in 1891, he resigned in 1895. On his return to England he was appointed Rector of Bovey Tracey and an Assistant Bishop within the Diocese of Exeter, posts he held until his death on 16 December, 1896. His works include: Journals of the Mashonaland Mission 1888 to 1892 (1892) and Memories of Mashonaland (1895).
Dust Jacket: no dust jacket. Cover: Minor wear, discoloration. Very good condition. Text: Name on first page, otherwise very clean. Binding: Tight binding. ** WE SHIP DAILY (Mon-Fri) ** Free Tracking Information.
Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia, 1970. Facsimile of the 1895 edition. Cloth, name on fly, paper browned else fine in d/w, frontispiece, folding map, pp. 242. The author was a prominent missionary in the region during the 1880s and 1890s, eventually becoming the first Bishop of the newly created See of Mashonaland. RHODESIANA REPRINT LIBRARY Volume Thirteen.
Good in Fair jacket. 242 pages (complete). Jacket shelf rubbed and marked. Boards shelf rubbed and marked. Tanning, foxing, previous ownership inscriptions. Still in good condition, tightly bound and intact. MN.
Rhodesiana Reprint Library series, vol.13. Facsimile reproduction of the 1895 edition by Edward Arnold. 242pp, frontispiece, large fold-out map. Publisher's file copy stamp & number on title page, else unmarked. VG/VG.
Prelims+242+6 pages, frontispiece: missionary work, travel, the people & their customs, Khama, the Matabele War, etc.; hardback, hinge sl rubbed to back board, bright gilt lettering, prelims browned, ex college library with two stamps to fep (St. Patrick's College, Manly, Sydney), bears sticker of Berkelouw (Sydney bookseller), almost vg FIRST EDITION.
Fine. The de luxe edition; bound in full leather (in the original, chipped glassine) and of which only 150 were published-this is number 25. The book appears to be unread. Slight discoloration to the spine. The slipcase is a bit rubbed. 1st thus.
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