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    Travels in Abyssinia, Through Adal and Shoa

    Charles Johnston. Travels in Southern Abyssinia, Through the Country of Adal to the Kingdom of Shoa. London: J Madden, 1844.

    First edition. Two octavo volumes. 492; 447 pages. Engraved frontispieces. Folding map in Volume I.

    Contemporary half-calf with marbled boards and page edges, and gilt-stamped spines. Rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers with bookplates on front pastedowns of both volumes. Pages are mildly toned with occasional light foxing. Frontispiece in Volume II has a few spots, one affecting image. An attractive set in very good condition. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.

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