Mercy and Truth – A record of C.M.S. Medical Missions – Volume IV. [for the year 1900 – with essays on: Women Patients Rich and Poor – by Mary Synge about a fishing Village called Sang Sua / A Week in the Kyber (Khyber Pass visit by three workers of the C.M.S. during their time at Peshawar / The Opening of the New Mengo Hospital – by Mrs. Albert Cook (with images) / Medical Staff at Hang-chow (Dr. Kember, Dr. Main, Dr. Tsang), Some Men and Women in Hakodate (North Japan) / A Day of Medical Work in a Persian Town (by Henry White) / In Touch with the sick in Oyo (Yoruba) – with support from the Royal irish Constabulary / Moslem Fatalism (by L. Cropper in April 1899) / Photograph of a Temporary Hospital in Onitsha, West Africa / An Acquaintance with sickness in Central Africa [with a diagram that shows how many and what kind of operations were done (Teeth Extractions, Gynaecological Cases etc.) and how the natives paid for the treatment with Shells !!] / Dr. L.G. Hill of Pakhol – Overcoming Obstacles in China / Photograph of “Serai at Lundi Kotal – C.M.S. Dispensary in the Corner / etc. etc.
London, Church Missionary Society, 1900. Slim Quarto. 300 pages with numerous photographs and Index. Hardcover, light blue publisher’s cloth with red lettering to spine and cover. Binding a little stained and rubbed. Otherwise in excellent condition ! Rare !! Name of Patience Conner on title.
Includes for example the following essays: Dr. D.W.Carr – WHat Medical Missions are doing in Persia / Mrs. Albert Cook – The Opening of the New Mengo Hospital / Conversions in Hakodate / Buddhist Opposition in Japan / Famine and Disease in Usagara / Hospital for Famine Patients / Illustrations of Persian Characteristics / Journeying in British Columbia (Canada) etc.