Item #13079 A Life for Africa, Rev. Adolphus Clemens Good. Ellen C. Parsons.

A Life for Africa, Rev. Adolphus Clemens Good

New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1897.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 316 pp, with frontis portrait, 19 illustrations and 2 maps (1 folding). Green cloth boards with gilt decoration. Spine cocked, brief gift inscription on front free endpaper, else very good. Good served as a Presbyterian missionary in West Africa from 1882 until his death in 1894. He traveled extensively in the region, learning the Bulu language and making a study of native religious beliefs. He also collected entomological specimens on behalf of W.J. Holland of the Western University of Pennsylvania, who contributed an Appendix to the book.

Item #13079

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