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ELLIS, William. Madagascar revisited. Describing the events of a new reign and the revolution which followed; setting forth also the persecutions endured by the Christians, and their heroic sufferings, with notices of the present state and prospects of the people. London, John Murray, 1867.Original embossed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With 13 woodengraved plates (plan of Antananarivo missing). XVIII,502 pp. First edition. - Grandidier 1635. [Boeknr.: 36652 ]

€ 175,00

ELLIS, William. Three visits to Madagascar during the years 1853 - 1854 - 1856. Including a journey to the capital; with notices of the natural history of the country and of the present civilization of the people. London, John Murray, 1858.Modern half morocco, spine gilt. With double-page frontispiece view of Antananarivo, map and 24 wood-engravings. XVII,470 pp. First edition. - In 1852 the affairs of Madagascar had reached such a crisis that Ellis (1794-1872), a missionary, was requested to visit the island, in order to ascertain and improve the condition of the christians. (DNB). He visited the Cape in 1854 on which he gives an interesting account of many places together with botanical notes and information respecting the natives. - (Some waterstaining).Grandidier 1633; Mendelssohn I, p.518; SAB II, p.185. [Boeknr.: 36722 ]

€ 350,00

FERRAND, Gabriel. Essai de grammaire Malgache. Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1903. Original printed wrappers, uncut (spine sl. damaged). XLIV,263 pp. Malagasy grammar. - Grandidier, Bibliographie de Madagascar, 1741. [Boeknr.: 30514 ]

€ 45,00

KELLER, C(onrad). Madagascar, Mauritius and the other East-African islands. London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1901.Half calf, spine gilt. With 3 coloured maps and numerous photographic illustrations. XIII,242 pp. First edition. - 'There is no book in existence which presents so complete and truthworthy an account of Madagascar, the Mascarenes and the smaller islands of the Ocean to the East and South East of Africa as this work of Professor Keller. To the scientific thoroughness and accuracy of the German professor he adds the vividness and realism due to personal travel and investigation' (Translator's preface by H.A. Nesbitt). - Scarce.SAB II, p.735. [Boeknr.: 14726 ]

€ 375,00

MACAU, Jacques. La Suede et Madagascar au début du 18me siècle. Aix-en-Provence, Université de Provence, 1973. Folio. Wrappers. 204 lvs. Institut d'Histoire des Pays d' Outre-Mer. - Cette étude a l'apparence d'une catalogue. Elle se compose en effet avant tout de traductions d'une thèse universitaire, de trois articles degrands historiens suédois, de documents d'archives reproduits en annexe ainsi que de compilations basées sur divers travaux (Introduction). [Boeknr.: 35605 ]

€ 45,00

MADAGASCAR. Madagaskars (Amsterdam, Johannes Allart, 1802-07).Handcoloured aquatint plate by L. Portman after J. Kuyper, depicting a man and woman from Madagascar. Ca. 13,5 x 9 cm. In: M. Stuart, De mensch zoo als hij voorkomt op den bekenden aardbol. - The first Dutch treatise on geographical anthropology. - Fine.Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 448; Tiele 1065. [Boeknr.: 32972 ]

€ 45,00

SLEIGH, Dan & Piet WESTRA. De opstand op het slavenschip Meermin. Amsterdam, Cossee, 2012. Wrappers. With illustrations. 206 pp. The Meermin slave mutiny took place in February 1766 and lasted for three weeks. The Meermin was one of many slave ships owned by the Dutch East India Company (VOC). Her final voyage was cut short by the mutiny of her cargo of Malagasy people, who had been sold to Dutch East India Company officials on Madagascar to be used as company slaves in its Cape Colony in southern Africa. During the mutiny half the ship's crew and almost 30 Malagasy lost their lives. [Boeknr.: 33306 ]

€ 20,00


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