The Martyr Church: A narrative of the Introduction, Progress, and Triumph of Christianity in Madagascar with Notices of Personal Intercourse and Travel in the Island by Rev. William Ellis.
John Snow & Co, London, 1870. Hardcover. No Jacket. 1st Edition. (Third Thousand)
Good condition illustrated, owners signature on front end paper, inner hinges straining but contents tight, blue cover with gilt design and text impressed, corners bumped, spine top and bottom chipped.
From the Preface:-
"The present volume is offered to the Christian public...in the hope that it may gratify a desire ...for a more complete account than has been hitherto given of the Martyr Church of Madagascar, including the progress of Christianity in that country, from its introduction to its recent and marvellous extension among the people." Eight chapters with summaries and twenty line illustrations from photographs