Memoir of the Rev. Henry Martyn late fellow of St John's College, Cambridge and Chaplain to the Hon. East India Company
London: J. Hatchard, 1819. Contemporary half leather with blue/ green marbled boards. dark brown label with gilt titles. Marbled end papers. Contemporary gift inscription to the verso of the front end paper. As a missionary and chaplain to the East India Company Martyn served first mainly at Dinapore (there are accounts of his journey up the Hoogly and Ganges from Calcutta), but then left for Shiraz in Persia. The book has accounts of his dealings with the Mullahs and Sufis. 210 by 140mm (8¼ by 5½ inches). vii, 538 pages.