Oregon Missionary Teacher: Memoir of Cyrus Shephard 1851 Z.A. Mudge rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Religion, Christianity, Americana, Oregon, Mission Work).
The Missionary Teacher: A Memoir of Cyrus Shepard, Embracing a Brief Sketch of the Early History of the Oregon Mission, by Rev. Z. A. Mudge.
Published 1851, New York, by Lane & Scott.
221 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis.
Scarce/ rare book relating to Oregon and settling the American West in the mid-19th century, right after the discovery of Gold in California.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering w/ intricate spine decorations.
Joints cracked, cloth lacking along the joints and edges, covers still strongly attached. Text block remains clean, tight and sound, some areas with moderate light age spotting.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, light to moderate age spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6"H x 4 1/4"W.