A Voyage to Abyssinia and Travels into the Interior of that Country Executed Under the Orders of the British Government, in the Years 1809 and 1810. – Salt, Henry


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In which are Included An Account of the Portuguese Settlements on the East Coast of Africa, Visited in the Course of the Voyage; A Concise Narrative of Late Events in Arabia Felix; and Some Particulars Respecting the Aboriginal African Tribes, Extending from Mozambique to the Borders of Egypt; together with Vocabularies of their Respective Languages. Illustrated with a Map of Abyssinia, Numerous Engravings, and Charts.

The folding map of Abyssinia opposite pg.137 is hand-coloured. The chart of Annesly Bay to face pg. 453 is missing and replaced with a facsimile. All other plates, charts and maps present as called for, and in good condition. Some light scattered foxing. Buff green endpapers. Repairs to the spine, which is cracked in the middle but still holding firm. 506 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Calf spine with raised bands over marbled boards which are rubbed.

Publisher: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, St. Paul’s Church-Yard; by W. Bullmer and Co.
Date Published: 1814
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good+
Binding: Calf spine with raised bands over marbled boards which are rubbed.

Dimensions: 4to

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Weight 4200 g