A Handbook of Abyssinia. Volume I - General.



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C.B. 447. Designated Confidential. Attention is called to the penalties attaching to any infraction of the Official Secrets Act. Three full-page illustrations. "District office Zeyla [Saylac]" in ms to front pastedown, some mild browning, otherwise very good bound in dark blue cloth (with flap and press-stud), gilt lettering to the spine and upper cover, a little rubbed at the extremities, a few small splits to cloth covering spine. Several instances of underling to text. 551, [1]blank pp. Naval Staff Intelligence Division. June,

"The area forming the subject of the present Handbook comprises not only Abyssinia itself, but also the neighbouring Protectorates of Eritrea and French, British and Italian Somaliland. Vol. I is concerned with the geographical, historical, political, economic &c. features of the country".

This copy number 106 as numbered on the upper cover and spine. 

Rare in commerce, with no copies in auction records. 

Stock Code: 232775

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