The Christian Herald 1901. Cover illustration of West London Mission

The Christian Herald 1901. Cover illustration of West London Mission

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Talmage, T. De Witt [editor]. The Christian Herald, May 15, 1901. Cover illustration of West London Mission. New York: Louis Klopsch, 1901. First Edition. [9789]

Complete 26 pp. issue, 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Removed from a bound volume, complete and intact. Faint horizontal crease at center cover wrapper separated from the contents. Good. Original wraps.

Cover illustration in color of "The Gospel in London's Slums - A Branch of the Great West London Mission" with vignettes of Rev. Mark Guy Pearse, Rev. Hugh Price Hughes, and Mrs. Hughes.

Other matter in this issue includes A Farmer's Great Work for Humanity - The Illinois Manual Training School Farm at Glenwood; America's Debt to Luther; London's West End Mission; The Soul-Winner's Revival Year (Missions in the Kentucky & Tennessee Mountains); Horrors of China's Famine; Life in the Homes of China.

The Christian Herald (1878-1992) was he American edition of the London Christian Herald and Signs of Our Times, founded by Joseph Spurgeon, a cousin of Charles H. Spurgeon. It was issued weekly and offered a combination of inspirational material and serious doctrinal and theological pieces. Thomas De. Witt Talmage was editor from 1890 to 1902. The Herald championed missionary work, both at home and abroad, and the publication made a significant positive impact on The Bowery Mission in New York City. Each issue contains a sermon by Talmage and an item by Margaret E. Sangster.