[after 1870?] · New York
Melodramatic tales of Catholic missionaries, with a great deal of detail regarding the lives and struggles of persecuted native converts. The author was an Irish novelist.
First published in 1856.
Provenance: Inscription of St. Joseph's (Carrollton Manor) circulating library to front pastedown.
Sabin 9822 (first ed.). Publisher's cloth blind-stamped with floral and arabesque motifs, spine lettered in gilt; spine and part of back cover faded, wear to all extremities, text block gently cocked. Foxed, lacking sectional title for Paraguay. Still, a decent copy. (Inventory #: 36661)