TYPE: Bible
Foreign Language Inscription: O Le Tusi Paia o le Feagaiga Tuai ma le Feagaiga Fou Lea, ua Faasamoaina.
Inscription Translation: The Bible is the Old Testament and the New Testament, it is Faasamoaina.
ITEM ID: 4319

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Bible and Hymnals in Samoan

DATE
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

4 items including:

1. O Le Tusi Paia o le Feagaiga Tuai ma le Feagaiga Fou Lea, ua Faasamoaina. London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1884. 8vo. Full original blindstamped cloth, spine gilt title, all edges gilt. A fine copy. This revision of the Bible in Samoan was printed in an edition of 5000 copies from a completely new set of plates. Darlow & Moule 7967. Provenance: J. L. Dwyer, Tutuila, Samoa (Bookplate).

2. O Pese ma Viiga i le Atua. London: London Missionary Society, [circa 1899]. 12mo. Full leather, gilt spine title. Spine and covers rubbed, hinges cracked but holding, else near fine. A Samoan hymnal. Provenance: Rev. J. Jones (dated period ownership signature