Nubia and Abyssinia: Comprehending their Civil History, Antiquities, Arts, Religion, Literature, and Natural History. Illustrated by a Map and Twelve Engravings, Chiefly by Jackson.
First Edition. Edinburgh / London, Oliver & Boyd / Simpkin & Marshal, 1833. 11 cm x 17 cm. 440 pages. Fold-out-map of Nubia and Abyssinia placed before titlepage. Twelve single-page engraved illustrations. Nine of these are by Jackson, two by Branston and one by Wright. Hardcover [publisher’s original brown cloth] with ‘Edinburgh Cabinet Library’– label on spine. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Abrasions and tears evident to spine. Binding still firm and strong. Minor, clean tear in fold-out map. Some foxing to map, tissue-guard and titlepage. Private gift-inscription by preowner James Johnstone (possibly the scottish MP for Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire) to his sister A.E.Webster on endpaper. [Edinburgh Cabinet Library – XII].