Thirty Years in Mexico by Missionary James Garvin Chastain, D.D. With an Introduction by A.B. Rudd, A.M., D.D. A Sketch of Northern Baptist Missions in Meico Rev. C.S. Detweiler
Printed for the Author by Baptist Publishing House, 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good / No Jacket. Item #609243
Signed and inscribed by author on front endpaper as a Christmas gift (1941) with a full page inscription, also includes an original silver-print photograph of the author mounted on title page verso, signed by author beneath the image; also includes a 5 1/5 x 3 1/4 inch printed Christmas postcard from author with his photo. A good copy in the original brown cloth stamped in black; folding map at rear (edge and surface wear to cloth; the page opposite the mounted photograph has some glue offset/adhesions; the postcard has some wear and a tear). Description: 191 p. : incl. port., illus. fold. map. ; 22 cm. Contents: Columbus and his discoveries -- Cortez and the discovery of Mexico -- Invasion of Mexico -- Conquest of Mexico -- Original elements of the Mexican nation -- Spanish supremacy in Mexico -- Republic of Mexico -- Roman Catholicism and the New Testament -- The Northern Baptist missions in Mexico : historical sketch / C.S. Detweiler -- Southern Baptist missions in Mexico -- Life sketches of Southern Baptist missionaries. Responsibility: by missionary James Garvin Chastain, D. D.; with an introduction by A. B. Rudd... A sketch of Northern Baptist missions in Mexico [by] Rev. C. S. Detweiler.