Printing at Mangalore and Tellicherry by the Basel Mission

  title={Printing at Mangalore and Tellicherry by the Basel Mission},
  author={G. Shaw},
  • G. Shaw
  • Published 1977
  • Geography
  • The Basel Missionary Society, founded in 1815 by a coniederation of Swiss and German Lutheran and Reformcd churches, sent its very first missionaries to thc Malabar coast of south-west India, an area associated with some of the earliest Indian printing by the Portuguese during the late 16th Century. The pioncering Basel trio of Samuel Hebich, Christian Greiner and Johann Lehner sailed from England on 15th July 1834 in the Company of Rev. Benjamin Bailey of the Church Missionary Society, who had… CONTINUE READING
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    The British Library's made-up copy, comprising 14 parts, is press-marked 14178.e
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