Gist of Japan

By: PEERY, P. B.

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PEERY, R. B. The Gist of Japan. The Islands, Their People and Missions. NY, Revell, 1899 (c1897) 324pp, 9 b&w plates from photos, index, bound green pictorial cloth soiled some, just starting to fray at spine ends and corners, exlib. with call number removed, otherwise contents clean. R. B. Peery was a Lutheran missionary in Japan. He says in his preface: "Although a great deal has already been published in English Concerning Japan... nothing to my knowledge has yet been published with attempts to give a full treatment of mission work in Japan." Chapters include: manners & customs, morality, religions of Japan, first introduction of Christianity, modern Roman and Greek mission, protestant missions, qualifications for mission work in Japan, private life of the missionary, etc.

Title: Gist of Japan

Author Name: PEERY, P. B.

Categories: MISSIONS, LUTHERAN, 19TH CENTURY BOOKS,

Publisher: 1899

Binding: bound green pictorial cloth

Book Condition: soiled some, just starting to fray at spine ends and corners, exlib. with call number removed, otherwise contents clean.

Book Number: 12235

Keywords: Japan, Asia, Missions, Lutheran,