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James Bruce
Bruce Travels to discover the source of the Nile 1768-1773 6 Vols 1790-91 1st
1898. Bruce Travels to discover the source of the Nile 1768-1773 6 Vols 1790-91 1st Bruce Travels to discover the source of the Nile 1768-1773 6 Vols 1790-91 1st Click image to enlarge Description Bruce, James, of Kinnaird. Travels to discover the source of the Nile: in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 Complete in 6 Volumes. Vol. VI: Titled "Select Specimens of Natural History. Collected in Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia. Printed by William Sleater for P. Wogan, L. White, P. Byrne, W. Porter, W. Sleater, J. Jones, J. Moore, B. Dornin, C. Lewis, W. Jones, G. Draper, J. Milliken and R. White. 1790-1791 1st Dublin edition: Bound in contemporary quarter cloth boards, with paper title labels on spines. In good condition. Some rubbing to edges, with a few faint marks, spine paper labels a little chipped. Inside some minor foxing spots, & a few other slight marked. A few pages a little rough cut. Volume II has an old train ticket from Dublin laid in which has caused offsetting between those two pages. One of the folding maps has a tear. Else generally clean & tight. Size 22cm x 14cm with 59 numbered engrvd. plts. as called for incl. 1 leaf Ethiopian script plus 2 (of 3) fldng. maps at rear of Vol.VI (missing map appears never to have been bound in) Vols. I-V lack half titles. Bruce's Travels, in which he recounts in which he recounts his twelve years in North Africa searching for the origins of the Nile. He did in fact discover the origins of the Blue Nile, and was the first European to follow the Blue Nile to its … [Click Below for Full Description]
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