[STONE, Rev. S.B.]. History of the Church of Christ. Histori Ngeklesia lika Kristu. Ukulanda Ngebandhla lika Kristu. Esidumbini, Natal: [Printed at the American Mission Press], 1870. 8° (190 x 130mm). Modern blue half morocco gilt, (title-page a little chipped or browned). THE RARE FIRST EDITION OF THIS AMERICAN MISSION PRESS IMPRINT. Hahn, Catalogue of the Grey Collection 1884, 146.
Together with 9 other Missionary works relating to Natal:
Rev. Henry CALLAWAY. Nursery Tales, Traditions, and Histories of the Zulus, in their own words, with a Translation into English,... Vol. I. Natal: John A. Blair, and Pietermaritzburg: Davis and Sons, 1868. 8° (217 x 137mm). Original brown cloth gilt. With a 3-page A.L.s. from the author, Anglican Bishop of Kaffraria, to Rev. J. Green, March 20, 1856 on the use of the word Umkulunkulu. Described by the author as The Students' Edition, complete in this volume. Mendelssohn I, 247 for the First Edition in parts, 1866-1868.
Rev. Henry CALLAWAY (Trans.) Abaprofeti. The Prophets. Translated into Zulu. Natal: Springvale Mission Stations, 1872. 8° (215 x 145mm). Original cloth with Maritzburg binder's ticket of P. Davis, (spine faded, rubbed, lacks front endpaper).
[George CHAMPION] (Trans.) Ivangeli e li Yingcuele, e li baliweyo G'Umatu. Umkungunhlovu, [Pietermaritzburg]: D.D. Buchanan, 1848. 8° (202 x 132mm). Contemporary cloth-backed boards. Early issue of the Gospel of Matthew in Zulu by the American missionary. [and another copy of the same edition:] 8° (190 x 127mm). Modern wrappers.
Rev. J.L. DOHNE. A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary etymologically explained,... Cape Town: Printed by G.J. Pike, 1857. 8° (235 x 157mm). Original printed wrappers, (spine renewed). FIRST EDITION of the most comprehensive work of its kind to date. Mendelssohn I, 476. Incwadi Yokubala. Port Natal: Printed at the American Mission Press, 1849. 12° (170 x 110mm). Original cloth wrappers, (worn). On the writing of Zulu.
Incuadi Yabantuana. Port Natal: [American Mission Press?], 1846. 12° (137 x 119mm). Modern wrappers. 8 woodcuts. A spelling book typical of the American Mission Press school books. No records have been found of the missionary in charge of the press at that time, according to Smith in the Spread of Printing in South Africa. Not in Mendelssohn.
Incwadi Yabantwana. Durban: Printed for the American Mission Press by J. Cullingworth, 1869. 12° (184 x 107mm). Original printed yellow wrappers. 40 woodcuts. FIRST EDITION Zulu spelling book. Mendelssohn II, 648 for the 1897 edition.
Incwadi Yamagama Okuhlabelela, e yabafundisi ba Semerika. Natal: Robinson and Vaus, 1876. 12° (125 x 80mm). Original half calf, (inner front hinge broken). 6th edition of the American Mission hymn-book. Incwadi Enemitandazo Namaculo Gokwamaxosa. Bautzen: E.M. Monse, 1856. 8° (170 x 105mm). Later marbled boards, early library stamp on endpaper and title-page. Hymns and Liturgy in Kaffir printed by the Moravian Mission in Kaffraria.
Izindab'ezinhile ezashunyayelwa ku'bantu Ng'Ujesu-Kristo Inkose Yetu. Bishopstowe: Printed by Magema & Co., and Maritzburg and Durban: P. Davis, n.d. 8° (215 x 140mm). Original cloth, (worn). FIRST EDITION. Hahn 147. (12)