Book Condition: Near Fine
Size: 16mo; 479 pages
Publisher: New York: American Tract Society, 1840.
An attractive American Tract Society edition, following the original publication from 1835, bound in brown cloth, gilt decorated spine. Mild rubbing, minor chipping, binding rather sound. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of Mrs. Winslow, minor foxing throughout.
The account of Harriet Wadsworth Lathrop Winslow's missionary life, written by her husband, Reverend Miron Winslow and published two years after her death in 1833. Harriet Winslow, born in 1796, was commissioned to Ceylon with her husband and worked there for thirteen years, helping to found the Missionary Seminary and Female Central School.