Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years 1768, 1769,1770,1771,1772, and 1773. 5 Volume Set
London: G G J and J Robinson, 1790. First Edition. Brown hardback leather cover. 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). lxxxiii, 535pp; viii, 718pp; viii, 759pp; viii, 695pp; xiv, 230pp, [x[ + plates. 3 engraved plans, 3 folding maps and 55 engraved plates. Volume V is entitled 'Select Specimens of Natural History collected in 'Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia'.. Cover rubbed and lightly bumped with some corner wear. Joints repaired to volumes I and III. Volumes II and IV some joint cracking to upper boards. Very minor worming [defunct] to extreme margin of first few leaves of volume I. Short tears at crease to folding maps in volume V without loss. Heraldic bookplates on paste-downs. Content overall VG .
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Keywords: Exploration Africa 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian Natural History