Milan: Tipografia di S.Giuseppe Via S. Calocero, 1876. Hardcover. The fifth complete year of the weekly Catholic Mission bulletin, a compilation of 52 issues written in Italian, with entries and news from around the world (China, Australia, Madagascar, Constantinople, Canada, Ecuador, Jerusalem, Tibet...) illustrated with many impressive wood block engravings.
Illustrations in this volume include many of China and New Zealand: Chiesa di S. Michele Hu-Nan (p303); La Cannossiane in Hong Kong (p585); Nuova Zelanda, Un Gran Capo Maori (p332) and two views of Auckland, Strada ferrata di Vaikato (p464) and Veduto del Porto (p465).
Ex library copy with stamp of St. Francis Seraphic Seminary. Small folio, 3/4 black leather and brown cloth, marbled endpapers, 620pp, b&w illustrations. Spine edges rubbed, chip at foot, cloth covers marked. Interior clean, the plates bright and fresh. Very good condition. Item #22497