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1836 TURKEY Bursa Broosa Brusa Anatolia illus report Missionary Herald 1 engrv

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Seller: ppacific (1,271) 100%, Location: Wailuku, Hawaii, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 322338402837 1836 Antique Missionary view of (modern name) Bursa,Turkey + related text BROOSA IN ASIA MINOR, full page American missionary print shows black and white engraving of mosque and town of Bursa (modern spelling) in Turkey. Sheet measures 5.5 x 8.75", it is titled Quarterly Paper American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions XXIII (date 1836 penciled in margin) extracted from Missionary Herald of same year. Print is in a horizontal format on first page + an additional three sides of text set in very small type double columns giving the reasons why this location was considered a good area for American missionary activity. Total of 4 sides all related to Brusa. Bursa was well known in the Christian missionary world, because Iznik, in Bursa province was where the early Christians developed the idea of the Trinity, and the Nicene Creed. Early missionaries called it "Broosa" and sometimes "Brusa". While 1836 is late for Turkey, for American missionary material it's fairly early. This item is complete and in good condition, it has some faint discoloration. It is taken out of a larger volume of unrelated material. Suitable for framing or rebinding. PRINTS PACIFIC, Ltd. is based in Maui, Hawaii, USA. We have been antiquarian book and print dealers since 1979. We ship everything by AIR. No exceptions. Please view our other items. Coming to Hawaii? Visit us on Maui by appointment Your browser does not support JavaScript. To view this page, enable JavaScript if it is disabled or upgrade your b Condition: complete and unusual special report has 1 full page engraving published by US missionaries 1836, Material: paper

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