TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. In Six Volumes. James Bruce, of Kinnaird.
TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. In Six Volumes.
TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. In Six Volumes.

TRAVELS TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF THE NILE, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. In Six Volumes.

Dublin: 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. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #008695

Six volume set. The set is complete with a total of 56 plates and maps, some of which are folding. All volumes newly rebound by Scott Kellar in matching tan canapetta cloth with gold-embossed French-split goatskin labels. A few interior pages with small archival repairs to tears in the margin, and minor scattered foxing. Vol. I: lxxx, 381 pages of text; six plates. Vol. II: [viii], 592 pages; three plates including one fold-out. Vol. III: [vi], 687 pages; three plates including one fold-out map. Vol. IV: [viii], [777] pages (misnumbered 775) followed by three sheets, printed on one side only, offering a "First Battle Observation" followed by a "Second" and a "Third." Illustrated with four plates including three fold-out battle plans/maps. The title page and index are included again (repeated), interspersed among the final leaves of text, and bound out of sequence. Vol. V: [viii], 496 pages. Vol. VI: Titled "Select Specimens of Natural History. Collected in Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia. xxiv, 286 pages, followed by [xvi] of index. Forty-three plates plus three large fold-out maps. An attractive copy of the first Dublin edition.

Price: $3,000.00

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