Madagascar, Land of the Man-Eating Tree. Chase Salmon Osborn.

Madagascar, Land of the Man-Eating Tree

New York: Republic Publishing Company, 1924.

First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 443 pp, index, illustrations, 2 folding maps. Original black cloth. Spine faded, hinges cracked; contents clean. Osborn was an amateur explorer who served as Governor of Michigan from 1911-1913. He writes in the introduction that he has "travelled and studied in every country on the globe" and "the most strange and interesting is Madagascar." The book offers detail on history, native customs and living conditions, topography, climate, flora and fauna.

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