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Bruce, James, 1730–1794
An interesting narrative of the travels of James Bruce, Esq. into Abyssinia, to discover the source of the Nile : abridged from the original work / by Samuel Shaw, Esq.
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Shaw's abridgement of Bruce's travels

Travels to discover the source of the Nile. Abridgments
Third edition, with copper plates.
London : Printed for H.D. Symonds, no. 20, Pater-Noster-Row, [1790]
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 372 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT377 .B78 1790
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Running title: Shaw's abridgement of Bruce's travels.
Title of original work: Travels to discover the source of the Nile in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 & 1773.
Advertised in the London chronicle for Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 1790. Cf. ESTC.
"[Price seven shillings and six pence]" at foot of t.p.
English short title catalogue, N17020
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), IV, 198
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary tree calf. Inscribed: Tho. Rothwell.
Subject Terms:
Bruce, James, 1730-1794.
Etching -- Specimens -- [1790]
Ethiopia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Ethiopia -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Natural history -- Ethiopia -- Early works to 1800.
Nile River -- Discovery and exploration -- Early works to 1800.
Rothwell, Tho. -- Autograph.
Shaw, Samuel.
Symonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy), publisher.

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