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Underwood of Korea: Being an intimate record of the life and work of the Rev. H.G. Underwood, D.D., LL.D., for thirty-one years a Missionary of the Presbyterian Board in Korea by  Lillias H Underwood - Hardcover - from West of Eden Books and Biblio.co.uk

Underwood of Korea: Being an intimate record of the life and work of the Rev. H.G. Underwood, D.D., LL.D., for thirty-one years a Missionary of the Presbyterian Board in Korea

by Underwood, Lillias H

Condition: Near Fine/Good


Seoul, Yonsei University Press, 1983, hardcover, 350 pp, No. VIII: A Series of Reprints of Western Books on Korea, Near Fine in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight soiling to textblock edges. Dustjacket rubbed, edge nicks, wear at folds, in new, Brodart sleeve. The story of the life and work of Horace G. Underwood, evangelist, educator, author, translator, social worker, and organizer, from his arrival in Inchon in 1885, just as Korea was emerging from her centuries as the 'Hermit Kingdom', until his untimely death in Seoul at the age of 57. Illustrated with 15 pages of black-&-white plates. Index appended.


  • Bookseller: West of Eden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10106
  • Title: Underwood of Korea: Being an intimate record of the life and work of the Rev. H.G. Underwood, D.D., LL.D., for thirty-one years a Missionary of the Presbyterian Board in Korea
  • Author: Underwood, Lillias H
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Keywords: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Christian Ministry; General; History; Korea; Missionaries; Missions; Religion; Underwood, Horace Grant; United States
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious;

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