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A Buzacott; Charles Pitman; John Williams; T W Mellor; Kiro.; British and Foreign Bible Society.; London Missionary Society.
|Notes:||The first Bible in Rarotongan, or Cook Island Maori. In double column format. With chapter headings.
D & M have note: The missionaries had intended to print the concluding portion of the OT, like the earlier portions, at Rarotonga; but the MS. was almost entirely destroyed in a cyclone in 1846, and it had to be rewritten ... In May 1847 Buzacott arrived in England, and began to revise the whole Bible at the expense of the BFBS ... assisted by a Rarotongan named Kiro, and T.W. Mellor of the BFBS.
An edition of the 1851 Bible, D & M No. 7671, on smaller paper.
Translated by John Williams, Charles Pitman and Aaron Buzacott, all of the London Missionary Society.
|Description:||851,266 pages ; 22 cm|