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Creator:
Bruce, James, 1730-1794.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
Edinburgh : Printed by J. Ruthven, for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1790.
Physical Description:
5 v. : ill., maps, plans ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Copy 2 was a presentation copy to Queen Charlotte, belonged to William Beckford, and has the bookplate of H.C. Drayton & J.R. Abbey.
BAC : Copy 1 belonged to James Bruce and is part of the Bruce archives (which includes letters, journals, maps, &c.) located at the British Art Center.
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies.
Some plates engraved by James Heath; after Luigi Balugani and James Bruce. Maps in v. 5 engraved by John Walker.
Title vignettes.
Vol. 5 has title: Select specimens of natural history, collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile, in Egypt, Arabia, Abyssinia, and Nubia ...
Subject Terms:
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Provenance.
Bruce, James, 1730-1794 -- Bookplate.
Charlotte, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818.
Drayton, H. C. -- Bookplate.
Egypt -- Description and travel.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1790.
Ethiopia -- Description and travel.
Ethiopia -- History.
Natural history -- Ethiopia.
Nile River.
Robinson, G. G. J. and J. -- Publisher.
Ruthven, J. -- Printer.
Contributors:
Heath, James, 1757-1834, engraver.
Walker, John, 1759-1830, engraver.
Balugani, Luigi, 1737-1771, ill.
Bruce, James, 1730-1794, ill.
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