An Interesting Narrative of the Travels of James Bruce Esq Into Abyssinia
'Printed for and sold by all the booksellers in town and country' London. 1790. Hardcover. '.to discover the source of the Nile. Abridged from the original work to which is added notes and extracts from the travels of Dr. Shaw, M, Savary, and the Memoirs of Baron de Tott. ' This is the first abridged edition, published in the same year as the five volume first edition. Small octavo in original full leather. Head and tail have worn away. Leather spine title is missing, five raised headbands much worn. Spine and inner hinge repaired with nepalese papers, but still fragile. Corners of boards and edges much worn. Contemporary ink name to feps. Contents foxed throughout, occasional sooty marks. Erased pencil marks to rear ep. Two closed tears repaired. Good. 387pp 0. Good.
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Keywords: TRAVEL, BLUE NILE, ABYSSINIA, HORN OF AFRICA, ETHIOPIA, EAST EIGHTEENTH CENTURY EUROPEAN TRAVELLERS, GEOGRAPHY, EGYPT, NORTH AFRICA