L'Islamisme et le Christianisme en Afrique.
8vo. (4), VI, 299, (1) pp. With one folding map. Publisher's yellow printed wrappers.
First edition of Bonet-Maury's study of Abrahamic religions in Africa, supporting both Christianity and Islam as superior alternatives to local beliefs. A protestant clergyman and academic, Gaston Bonet-Maury (1842-1919) wrote extensively on monotheistic faiths and their unity, proposing them as a significant factor in the development of Western civilisation.
Slight marginal toning, a few light marks, otherwise a very good copy. From the library of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, with manuscript pencil poem to final blank and shelfmark label of the royal library to spine.