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Bible and Commentary in Tongan

Century: 19th (1801-1900)

Two volumes:

1. Koe tohi Tabu Katoa: aia oku i ai ae tohi Tabu Motua, bea moe tohi oe Fuakava Foou. London: Koe Buluji e he Faahiga…, 1862 (and 1860). [4], 831, [5], 256 pp. 8vo. Rebound in modern full leather, gilt spine title. Near fine. The first complete Bible published in the Tongan language. Darlow & Moule 9311.

2. Koe Gaohi Talanoa Meihe tohi Tapu…. Fribourg: B. Herder, 1876. [4], 171, [1] pp. Frontispiece and text illustrations. 8vo. Rebacked full black leather, gilt cross to upper board, spine titles gilt. Rubbing to spine and edges, else near fine.