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[MALAGASY] - Malagasy pamphlets [Title on spine]. Twenty tracts. Tananarive, London Missionary Society, 1911-18.

 1536396061,
. A set of twenty Malagasy missionary tracts. Titled: "Trakta ho an'ny mpitoriteny" part nos. 1, 2, 5-7, 9-13, 15-21, 23 and two unnumbered tracts. Size: 10.5 x 17.5 cm. Collation: pp. 48; 48; 48, 49-96; 48; 48; 48; 48; 49-96; 48, 44; (iv), 45-88; 48; 48; 48; 48; 48; 48; 99, (1, blank); 63, (1, blank). A few of the tracts have some textual illustrations and maps. Bound in contemporary cloth, rubbed. With original printed wrappers with bound. Text printed in an orthographic system developed by Protestant missionaries in the 1820s. Several are translated from French and English. Most of them are biblical translations or commentaries on the Bible. A few are devoted to Assyrian Christianity, the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, and early Christian reformers including Girolamo Savonarola, John Huss and John Wycliffe. A very unusual collection, a rare survivor.
EUR 2600.00 [Appr.: US$ 2814.34 | £UK 2224 | JPą 424048] Book number 121282

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