William Wilson of Madagascar: A Man in Shining Armour

This is one of the few books (perhaps the only book?) on the life and work of William WIlson, medical missionary to Madagascar. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this title available for digitisation.

Albert Joseph Crosfield [1852-?] & G. Crosfield, A Man in a Shining Armour. The Story of the Life of William Wilson, M.R.S.C. and L.R.C.P. Missionary to Madagascar, Secretary of Friends’ Foeign Missionary Society. London: Headley Brothers, [1911]. Hbk. pp.278. [Click to visit the download page for this title]


  • Preface
  1. The Call to Arms
  2. Madagascar
  3. The Useful Man int he Capital—Second Residence
  4. A Child’s Life in Madagascar
  5. The Sakalava
  6. At the Outposts
  7. In the Thick of the Fight
  8. Reconstruction
  9. At the Centre
  10. In Journeyings Oft
  11. Home
  • Appendix

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