1887 The Children of Madagascar
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of this work.
An explorative travel work, discussing the lives of children living in Madagascar.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, vignette title page, twenty-eight plates, and many in-text illustrations.
Written by Herbert F. Standing, a Quaker missionary.
Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the University of Cambridge Libraries.
Eight pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A small amount of bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. A few light marks to the boards and spine. Some spots to the fore edge. Front hinge of starting but firm. Prior owner's stamp to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just a few scattered spots. Prior owner's stamp to the half-title.
Very Good Indeed
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