Life in Abyssinia, 2 Volumes

Author: Parkyns, Mansfield
Price: $325.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Year Published: 1854
Book Condition: Very Good
Binding: Cloth
Edition: First Edition
Subtitle, "Being Notes Collected During three Years' Residence and Travels in that Country". Big game hunting, remote travel, culture and tribes, this was an important, early book on mid 19th Century Ethiopia, and very readable. Pages 350 plus 10 pages publisher ads, and vol 2 pages 355 plus 4 pages publ ads. Original blind stamped cloth, Victorian binding with faded gilt tribesmen on the bottom of the spines, with gilt titles. Tight , solid set, but some foxing inside. Protected in clear, mylar dustjackets.
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