Author: Lapanne, C.R. Year: 1896 Edition: First edition Publisher: Librairie Nationale Category: Africa East Price: € 85.-
Original cloth, small 8vo., pp. 142, no date but approximately 1896. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 small wood engravings as headpieces at the start of every chapter.
Lacking ffep, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, spine quite worn, edges darkened and a handwritten name on first blank.
A curious little book about Madagascar, obviously written right after the French expedition of 1895. Nothing is known about the author and it has not been determined whether he visited Madagascar himself or whether he only leaves the impression that he did.