Geschichte der Basler Mission, 1815-1899, Paul Eppler, 1900. 6 Maps.
Geschichte der Basler Mission, 1815-1899, mit vier Kartenstizzen, by Paul Eppler (History of the Basel Mission with four map sketches).
Published by Verlag der Missionsbuchhandlung, Basel, 1900. First Edition. Uncommon to find with the maps.
A very good brown cloth hardback with gilt titles. Some bumping and scuffing and just a little give in the binding, but all still bound with intact decorative endpapers. At the rear of the book, is a bound-in cloth band which holds 6 maps relating to the Mission's activities.
Text block with fine veined marbling to edges. Dust-toned to top edge. With a Chinese Hok-Schuha ink stamp to half title. Text is bright and clean with mild age-toning.
Vol 1: vi + 2pp + 456pp + Maps.
There are actually 6 maps included with this book, all of which are in excellent condition;
Ostlicher Teil der Gold-Kuste.
Canton - Provinz, China.
China; Kwang-Tung (Kanton), Kiangsi, Fu-Kien and Brit. Nord Borneo.
Missionskarte von Kamerun.
Die GoldKuste und Togo.
Text in German.
Dimensions: Approx 232mm high x 166mm wide x 27-32mm deep.
Weight: Approximately 700g (the set, unpacked).