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The Antananarivo Annual and Madagascar Magazine 1877-1878: A Record of Information on the Topography and Natural Productions of Madagascar, and the Customs, Traditions, Language, and Religious Beliefs of its People
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Editors: James Sibree and George Cousins.
Print ISSN: 0378-2948
Language: English
No. of Pages: iv + 136 + iv + 124

Item Identification Code (UID#): 4057
Shelving Location: General Works
Estimated Value: £99.99
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The Antananarivo Annual and Madagascar Magazine 1877-1878

A Record of Information on the Topography and Natural Productions of Madagascar, and the Customs, Traditions, Language, and Religious Beliefs of its People

London Missionary Society Press (1878).
Hardcover Book

The 1877 and 1878 issues of the Antananarivo Annual (nos. III and IV) bound into a single volume.

Contents

  • No. III: Christmas 1877
    • On the Early Inhabitants of Madagascar. By the Late James Cameron, Esq., L.M.S.
    • Maps of Madagascar. By the Editor.
    • A Short Cruise on the North-Western Coast of Madagascar. By Bishop Robert Kestell-Cornish, S.P.G.
    • Notes on the Antankarana and their Country. By Rev. R. T. Batchelor, S.P.G.
    • Sir William Davenant's Poem of 'Madagascar'. By Rev. R. Auchterlonie, Edinburgh.
    • Ifanongoavana: The Ancient Seat of the Hova Kings. Translated by the Editor.
    • Studies in the Malagasy Language. Nos. I and II: On Accentuation; On the Reduplication of Roots. By Rev. Lars Dahle.
    • The Sihanaka and their Country. Translated and adapted by the Editor.
    • Notes on the Traveller's-Tree. By the Editor.
    • Hova Decorative Art. By the Editor.
    • The Betsileo: I. Country and People. By Mr. George A. Shaw.
    • Hindrances to the Progress of the Gospel in Madagascar. By Rev. C. F. Moss, L.M.S.
    • Notes on 'Davenant' and 'Boothby.' By C. Staniland Wake, Esq., M.A.I.
    • The Folk-Lore of Madagascar. Specimens of Malagasy Folk-Lore. By Rev. J. Richardson.
    • A Missionary Tour to the East Coast. By Rev. Charles Jukes and Mr. T. Lord, L.M.S.
    • Varieties:
      • A Sakalava Custom. By Rev. James Sibree.
      • Madagascar Serpents. From North-east Madagascar, pp. 35, 36.
      • A Waterspout. By Mr. William Johnson.
    • Notices of New Books and Pamphlets on Madagascar.
    • Brief Summary of Important Events in Madagascar during the Year 1877. By the Editor.
  • No. IV: Christmas 1878
    • The Discovery of Madagascar. From "The Life of Prince Henry of Portugal"
    • The Betsileo: II. Religious and Social Customs. With a lithograph. By Mr. George A. Shaw.
    • The Malagasy Language A Member of the Malayo-Polynesian Family. By Rev. William Edward Cousins.
    • Marco Polo's Description of Madagascar. With Col. Yule's Notes. By Rev. James Sibree, Jun., L.M.S.
    • Malagasy Proverbs. By Mr. Samuel Clemes, F.F.M.A.
    • The Bezanozano or Bush People. By Rev. P. G. Peake, L.M.S.
    • More Folk-Lore. By Rev. J. Richardson.
    • The Sakalava: Their Origin, Conquests, and Subjugation; A chapter in Malagasy history. By Rev. James Sibree, Jun.
    • Remarks on the Meteorology of Antananarivo and the Neighbourhood. By Rev. Robert Toy.
    • Studies in the Malagasy Language. No. III: On the 'Inflection' of the Verb in Malagasy. By Rev. Lars Dahle.
    • Jottings on some of the Plants of Imerina. By Rev. Richard Baron, L.M.S.
    • Varieties:
      • Names of the Malagasy Days of the Month. By Rev. Lars Dahle.
      • The 'Stone Elephant' at Ambohisary. By William Deans Cowan.
      • Malagasy 'Sons of God'. By Mr. C. Staniland Wake.
      • Madagascar Lichens. By Rev. James Sibree, Jun.
      • Madagascar Ferns. By Rev. James Sibree, Jun.
      • Malagasy Names for the Months. By Rev. J. Richardson.
      • Scraps of Folk-Lore. By Rev. J. Richardson.
    • Brief Summary of Important Events in Madagascar during the Year 1878. By the Editor.

Notes

  • Issue III was edited by Rev. James Sibree, F.R.G.S. and issue IV was edited by Rev. George Cousins.

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Acknowledgement

This item was kindly donated to the Madagascar Library collection by Mike Schofield.
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