New-York: Lane and Scott, for the Sunday-School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 200 Mulberry-street, 1851. Later printing. Printed pictorial yellow wrappers, 4.25 x 2.88 inches, 16 pages. Illus. Wrapper corners a bit creased; some light wear and soiling; a very good copy. Item #19203
A Sunday-school account of the life and work of the Moravian missionary David Zeisberger, who worked and lived among various Native American tribes from the mid-18th century onward. Publication date calculated from the years of partnership between Lane and Scott (see the AAS guide to the 19th century American book trade); OCLC notes a single location (Drew University) for an 1848 Lane & Tippett edition; OCLC adds two locations (University of Florida, Free Library of Philadelphia) for an 1850 Lane & Scott edition. Light pencil gift inscription dated 1862 on the front wrapper.