Voyage a Madagascar. Et précédé d'une notice historique sur Madagascar par Francis Riaux. Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1862.
12mo. Pp. (iv), lxxxiv, 312. With one folding map of Madagascar. Contemporary marbled boards, morocco spine gilt in compartments and with title printed in gilt, corners worn. Bookplate. A French edition translated from the German (Vienna 1861). Ida Pfeiffer was a popular Austrian woman traveller and her books were translated into several languages. This work covers her last travel which went to Madagascar. It's an informative study of the island including an long introduction about the history and politics. Cf Mendelssohn iii, 662.
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