MISSIONS TO THE HEATHEN. No. VI. REPORT OF A MISSION TO THE OTTAHWAHS AND OJIBWAS, ON LAKE HURON
by O'Meara, Frederick A.
London, 1845. 35,pp. Publisher's self wrappers, stitched as issued. Minor wrinkling, small unobtrusive ink notations on rear wrapper. Very good. The rare first edition of the first report sent back by Rev. O'Meara as a result of his missionary work with the native tribes at Sault St. Marie and Manatoulin Island from 1839 to 1845. The work was printed for the Society for the Propogation of the Gospel, under whose direction O'Meara was working. TPL only lists an 1846 edition, this copy being published a year earlier. Rare, with only two copies listed in OCLC, at the Keller Library and the Clements Library. TPL 2300 (later ed.). JONES CHECKLIST 1112. ROSENBACH 16:172. OCLC 80563437. (Inventory #: WRCAM50866)
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