Sale 18BP01 | Lot 460

DE COSSON, EMILIUS ALBERT The cradle of the Blue Nile. A visit to the court of King John of Ethiopia.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 460
DE COSSON, EMILIUS ALBERT The cradle of the Blue Nile. A visit to the court of King John of Ethiopia.
London: J. Murray, 1877. First edition. Two volumes, publisher's blue pictorial cloth. 8 x 5 1/4 inches (20 x 12.5 cm); (vol. 1) viii, [2], 306 pp., 32 pp. adverts dated January 1876; (vol. 2) iv, [2], 318 pp., 32 pp. adverts dated September 1877; 2 frontispieces, 6 plates, folding map. Generally light binding wear, covers bright, internally a sound, clean example.
De Cosson's sporting expedition to Abyssinia includes a great detail of interesting detail on the region. It is a scarce work. Czech (Africa) p. 47; Hilmy I, p. 162; Pankhurst 53.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $3,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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