1845 · Calcutta
The Yates translation, probably with the assistance of John Wenger and native converts, here in the seventh edition of 3000 copies. This appeared just as Yates was revising his translation to conform to the standards of the 1844 O.T. Yates (1792–1845) was a Baptist missionary who was first stationed at Serampore where he studied under William Carey; afterwards he resided and worked at Calcutta.
Provenance: Bookplate of the Baptist Missionary Society Mission House Library on front pastedown.
Not in Darlow & Moule; not list in North & Nida, Book of a Thousand Tongues (1972). Publisher's textured olive cloth with paper spine label; spine ever so lightly faded, paper label (remarkably) intact. Marked as above, light pencilling on endpapers. => A very nice copy with a very good provenance. (Inventory #: 36117)