<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Bruce, James, 1730–1794

Travels to discover the source of the Nile : in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, & 1773 / by James Bruce.

Second edition, corrected and enlarged ; to which is prefixed a life of the author.
Edinburgh : Printed by James Ballantyne, for Archibald Constable and Co., 1804-1805.
Physical Description:
8 v. : ill. ; 22-30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT377 B88 1804+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Illustrations engraved by James Heath.
"Appendix to the travels to discover the source of the Nile containing a selection of natural history": v.7, p.[107]-354.
Vol. 8 contains the plates and maps.
Preface signed: A[lexander] Murray.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: lacks plate 50.
Subject Terms:
Ballantyne, James -- Printer.
Carmichael, Peter, 1940- -- Bookplate.
Constable (Archibald) and Co. -- Publisher.
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Imprints -- 1804-1805.
Egypt -- Description and travel.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1804-1805.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1804-1805.
Ethiopia -- Description and travel.
Ethiopia -- History.
Natural history -- Ethiopia.
Nile River.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1804-1805.
Heath, James, 1757-1834.
Murray, Alexander, 1775-1813.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.