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Women Gone WEST . . . Now ca. 170 Years Ago
Ladies' Society for the Promotion of Education at the West.   First annual report. Boston: Well-Spring Press, A.J. Wright, printer, 1847. 8vo. 38 pp.
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and observations topographical, physical, mathematical, mechanical, natural, civil, and ecclesiastical. Made in a late journey through the Empire of China, and published in several letters. Particularly upon the Chinese pottery and varnishing; the silk and other manufactures; the pearl fishing; the history of plants and animals. Description of their cities and publick works; number of people, their language, manners and commerce; their habits, oeconomy, and government. The philosophy of Confucius. The state of Christianity, with many other curious and useful remarks. London: Pr. for Benj. Toke & Sam. Buckley, 1697. 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [12] ff., 527 [i.e., 543], [1] pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plt. (2 fold.), fold. table.
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United Brethren Missions toThe Indians in North America”
Loskiel, George Henry.  History of the mission of the United Brethren among the Indians in North America. In three parts.... Translated from the German by Christian Ignatius la Trobe. London: Pr. for the Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel by John Stockdale, 1794. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). xii, 159, [1 (blank)], 234, [2 (blank)], 233, [1 (blank)], [22 (index and advertisement)] pp. (lacking map).
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Two Very Early Missionaries toHAWAII
Miller, Samuel.  A sermon, delivered in the Middle Church, New Haven, Con. [sic] Sept. 12, 1822, at the ordination of the Rev. Messrs. William Goodell, William Richards, and Artemas Bishop, as evangelists and missionaries to the heathen. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1822. 8vo. 48 pp.

One of the Earliest Presbyterian Missionaries in OREGON
An Early ACCURATE Map of Oregon's Interior
Parker, Samuel.  Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. in the years 1835, '36, and '37. Ithaca, NY: Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff., 1842. 12vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 408 pp.; 1 map, 1 plt.
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Baja, Florida, Spanish Southwest, & Northern Mexico
Perez de Ribas, Andres.  Historia de los triumphos de nuestra santa fee entre gentes las mas barbaras, y fieras del nuevo Orbe, conseguidos por los soldados de la Milicia de la Compañia de Iesus en las missiones e la prouincia de Nueua-España ... Madrid: Por Alo[n]so de Paredes, 1645. Folio. [20] ff., 763, [1] pp.
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The War of the Seven Reductions & Other Matters
Pombal, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, Marquês de.   Commentarius de republica in America lusitana, atque hispana a' Jesuitis instituta belloque ab his cum Hispaniae, lusitaniaeque exercitibus gesto, ex iis quae asservantur in secretioribus conclavibus legatorum, qui cum plena regum potestate negotia huc pertinentia en America administrabant, aliisque instrumentis certae auctoritatis concinnatus. [Lisbon: No publisher/printer, 1760]. 16mo (15 cm; 5.875"). [1] f., 77, [1] pp.
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Catholic Catechism inAZTEC First EditionInteresting Binding
Ripalda, Gerónimo.  Catecismo mexicano. Mexico: Impr. de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1758. Small 8vo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). [17] ff., 170 pp., [1] f.
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Important Biography of a Scholar of the
Tarascan & Matlaltzinga Languages
Salguero, Pedro.  Vida del venerable padre y exemplarissimo varon el maestro Fr. Diego Basalenque, Provincial que fue de la Provincia de San Nicolas de Mechoacan del Orden de N.P.S. Agustin. Roma: En la Imprenta de los Herederos de Barbielini, 1761. 8vo (21.5 cm; 8.5" ). xvi, 194 pp.
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Shaker BibleTestimonies” as Part Two
Stewart, Philemon.  A holy, sacred, and divine roll and book; from the Lord God of Heaven, to the inhabitants of Earth: revealed in the United Society at New Lebanon, County of Columbia, State of New-York, United States of America. Canterbury, N.H.: United Society, 1843. 8vo. vii, 222, [3] pp., [2] ff., 223–403, [3] pp.
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Polynesia & Tahiti 7 Maps & 6 PlatesAbsorbing Narratives
Wilson, William, ed. & illus.  A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts, and views ... London: Pr. by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [12], c, 420, [12] pp.; 7 fold. maps, 6 plts.
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HYMNS from a Mission Press
[Worcester, Samuel Austin, & Elias Boudinot, comps.].  [one line in Cherokee characters, then] Cherokee hymns. Marble City, OK: Dwight Mission Press, 1909. 24mo (13 cm, 5"). 80, [6] pp.
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