London: China Inland Mission, 1948. [Christian Missionaries in China] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.107 . With nine double-sided black and white photographic plates, and a frontispiece portrait of the subject. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and maps to endpapers. With the blue illustrated dust-jacket, repriced by the publisher with a sticker at 3/6. Spotting to edges and preliminaries. Jacket gently toned to spine, with light rubbing and chipping to edges. Near fine. The story of one of the last truly pioneering Christian missionary-explorers of Central Asia, who made the first translation of the Christian scriptures into the Uyghur language, and travelled extensively in Xinjiang. Item #57083
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