From the Library of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy

Bonet-Maury, Gaston. L'Islamisme et le Christianisme en Afrique.

Paris, Hachette et Cie., 1906.

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.

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