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    James Bruce. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. Edinburgh: Printed by J. Ruthven, For G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1790. First edition. Five quarto volumes. [10], lxxxiii, [1, blank], 535, [1, blank]; [2], vii, 718; [2], vii, 759, [1, blank]; [2], viii, 695, [1, blank]; [2], iv, 230, [10, index and errata] pages, complete with three folding maps, fifty-five plates, four leaves of Ethiopian dialects in volume one and three battle plans in volume four. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked in a lighter aged leather with old spine labels of red and green morocco titled in gilt. Edges lightly worn; some chipping to spine labels; light soiling to spine. Touches of foxing to and toning to text; holographic notations in pencil throughout. Very good. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.

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