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1 Bruce, James Travels of James Bruce Through Parts of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia into Abyssinia to Discover the Source of the Nile
London and Edinburgh W. & R. Chambers 1897 New and Expanded Edition Full Leather Very Good Duodecimo 12 Illustrations 
Scuffed full blue calf, raised bands, with the emblem of Clifton College of Bristol, England, in gilt on the top cover. 005729 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Johnson, Samuel The Prince of Abissinia. A Tale
London R. And J. Dodsley 1759 First Edition Full Morocco Fine 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
This work is also known by the name of its hero, Rasselas. "The attack in RASSELAS is directed against the optimism of the18th century or, more generally, against all simple formulas that profess to lead man to happiness ... RASSELAS has often been compared with Voltaire's CANDIDE; the two works were published only a few weeks apart - Reader's Encyclopedia." This is the variant with the text, "indiscerpible" , at p. 161, line 2, of vol. 2; corrected state of v.2 reading, "Contents / of the / second volume"; p. 106 mis-signed "D4", not "H4". Only 1500 copies of this edition were printed. It was hurried into publication due to the illness of Johnson's beloved mother. Raised bands, inner dentelles, a.e.g., lacks preliminaries. 003661 
Price: 2250.00 USD
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3 Prutky, Remedius. Translated and Edited By J. H. Arrowsmith-Brown, and Annotated By Richard Pankhurst PRUTKY'S TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA AND OTHER COUNTRIES.
London The Hakluyt Society 1991 0904180301 / 9780904180305 Reprint Cloth, Hardcover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
The Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Volume 174. 546 pages. Dust jacket has a bit of rubbing. 005991 
Price: 20.00 USD
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