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ISENBERG, Karl Wilhelm. & KRAPF, Johann Ludwig.
Journals of the Rev. Messrs. Isenberg and Krapf, missionaries of the Chuch Missionary Society, Detailing their proceedings in the Kingdom of Shoa, and Journeys in other parts of Abyssinia, in the years 1839, 1840, 1841 and 1842.
London: Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1843. First Edition. The buckram is a little faded and rubbed to the edge. There is a little chipping to the head and tail of the spine with slight loss. A split to the board has been repaired. A closed tear to the half title page has been neatly repaired. The maps are in very nice clean condition. . First edition - complete. '...To which is prefixed, a geographical memoir of Abyssinia and South-Eastern Africa by James McQueen esq. grounded on the missionaries' journals, and the expedition of the Pacha of Egypt up the Nile.' Original brown blind stamped buckram with gilt titles to spine. Yellow end papers. Small bookseller's embossed stamp to the half title. (George Gardnam of Beverley). 2 folding hand coloured map of the relevant parts of Africa by McQueen.
Bookseller: Harrison-Hiett Rare Books [Netherlands]
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