Abyssinia and its People;

HOTTEN John Camden ed (1868.)

£550.00  [First Edition]

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or, Life in the Land of Prester John.First edition. Coloured frontispiece, folding map & seven coloured plates. Original marbled cloth, blindstamped, endpapers foxed, with black cloth slipcase. vi, 384, 8ads pp. London, John Camden Hotten,

Hotten provides an overview of the various expeditions to Abyssinia up to that time, as well as selected pieces on music, language, slavery etc. The second part of the book is devoted to Plowden's 1855 expedition, and the third to Badger's tale of captivity. The final section comprises suggested routes for further expeditions.

Stock Code: 196718

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