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Warhafftige. beschreibung der uberaus reichen mechtigen und weitberhumbten Insul Madagascar
1609 - First and only edition. Lacking the seven engraved plates and map. Small 8vo. [xvi], 179, [10]pp. Mid-18th-century half calf (rebacked). Altenburg, One of the earliest books relating to Madagascar (if not the earliest), this work also contains an important 80pp. dictionary of Malagash/German followed by three dialogues. It is an extremely uncommon book and commands a suitably high price when complete with the plates and map. The Macclesfield copy, with bookplate. COPAC locates just 2 copies in the UK.
      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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