Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S.
Title Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes)
Binding All five volumes full mottled calf with red calf
Condition All bindings have been expertly repaired along hinges. There is the occasional light foxing to the preliminary leaves, the margins of the prints & maps and in the occasional outer margins of the text
Jacket Condition Also light offsetting to the folds of the maps. This in generally is a very nice, clean and tight set with in impressive 18th century binding.
Measurements 12 x 9.5 inches (30.5 x 22.7
Edition (First Edition)
Publisher London J.Rothven, For G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1790
Illustrations 3 large folding maps as well as 55 plates, 3 plans and 4 leaves of Ethiopian dialect script throughout all
Inventory Number 44160
Introduction by author as well as preface dedicating these volumes to the King (George III)