Asia African Christian Missionary William Taylor1896 illustrated biography bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Biography, Africa, Missionary Work, Illustrated Books).
Story of My Life: An Account of What I Have Thought and Said and Done in My Ministry of More than Fifty-Three Years in Christian Lands and Among the Heathen, by William Taylor.
Published 1896, New York by Hunt & Eaton.
750 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, pictorial cover & spine decoration. Cleaner and nicer example than typical for pictorial publisher cloth bindings of this era.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W.