The Orient Missionary Exhibition, In the Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork, March 25th to 29th, 1912 [cover title]. Missionary Committee, W. H. SMYTH.
The Orient Missionary Exhibition, In the Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork, March 25th to 29th, 1912 [cover title]
The Orient Missionary Exhibition, In the Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork, March 25th to 29th, 1912 [cover title]

The Orient Missionary Exhibition, In the Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork, March 25th to 29th, 1912 [cover title]

[Cork]: [Missionary Committee], [1912]. First edition. Saddle-stapled, red, illustrated wrappers; 28 pp.; illus. An exhibition held in Cork, Ireland, in 1912 to "give information concerning the life and religions, habits and customs, of several lands." This was done via the testimony of missionaries, through artifacts, "while several phases of heathen life will be represented." Information and photographs from West Africa, Central South Africa, China, West Indies, & India and Ceylon; presentation of a Brahman marriage; description of lectures; etc. Also, many interesting adverts for early 20th century Cork area businesses. Rubbing and dust-soiling to wrappers, chipping along the bottom edge and corners; small split at tail (less than 1"). A Very Good copy of this scarce, fragile item. Item #02114

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