Bruce James Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years, 1768,1769,1770,1771,1772, and 1773. [ 4 Volumes Only ]
Edinburgh Printed by J. Ruthven, for G. G. J. And J. Robinson 1790 First Edition Full Period Calf
Volumes, 1,3,4,5, lacking volume 2. Books measure 12 x 9 3/4 inches. Collation, lxxxiii,,535pp, viii,759pp, viii,695pp, xiv,230pp, 61 plates, including 3 single page maps & 3 folding maps, plus 4 letterpress leaves of Ethopian dialect inserted between pp.400 and 401 in volume one. Bound in full mottled calf, ornate gilt tooling on spines. Calf rubbed on edges and corners, with some loss, hinge joints cracked, boards still attached. Generally bindings in good condition. Internally previous owners bookplate and name on endpapers, some occasional spotting or browning. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A nice clean part set, in attractive period bindings.