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).
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Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 242 pp. Bound in black boards, gilt lettering on the front and spine, endpapers sl. foxed, . Facsimnile reproduction of the 1895 edition. Shelfwear.
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.
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.
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