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A voyage to Abyssinia : and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810 : in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa, visited in the course of the voyage : a concise narrative of late events in Arabia Felix : and some particulars respecting the aboriginal African tribes, extending from Mosambique to the borders of Egypt : together with vocabularies of their respective languages : illustrated with a map of Abyssinia, numerous engravings, and charts

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A voyage to Abyssinia : and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810 : in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa, visited in the course of the voyage : a concise narrative of late events in Arabia Felix : and some particulars respecting the aboriginal African tribes, extending from Mosambique to the borders of Egypt : together with vocabularies of their respective languages : illustrated with a map of Abyssinia, numerous engravings, and charts / by Henry Salt, Esq. F.R.S. &c.
Author
Salt, Henry, 1780-1827
Publication
London : Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-yard; by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland Row, St. James's, 1814.
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Description
xi, [5], 506, lxxv, [1] p., [34] leaves of plates (5 folded) : ill., maps, ports., plan; 34 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Note
  • With a half-title page.
  • Contains List of new and rare plants, collected in Abyssinia during the years 1809 and 1810, arranged according to the Linnaean system [by Robert Brown]. (Appendix IV, p. lxiii-lxv). This Appendix also contains descriptions of the zoology of Abyssinia, with descriptions of birds by John Latham and notes by Lord Stanley.
  • Maps signed: J. Outhett delt. ; A. Macpherson sculpt.; all other illustrations signed: H. Salt delt. ; C. Heath scuplt.
  • Signatures: [a]⁴ b⁴ B-3S⁴ *A-*I⁴ *K².
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Call Number
Sc Rare+ 916.3-S (Salt, H. Voyage to Abyssinia)
LCCN
05008179
OCLC
  • 3688835
  • 3688835B
Author
Salt, Henry, 1780-1827, author, illustrator.
Title
A voyage to Abyssinia : and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810 : in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa, visited in the course of the voyage : a concise narrative of late events in Arabia Felix : and some particulars respecting the aboriginal African tribes, extending from Mosambique to the borders of Egypt : together with vocabularies of their respective languages : illustrated with a map of Abyssinia, numerous engravings, and charts / by Henry Salt, Esq. F.R.S. &c.
Imprint
London : Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-yard; by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland Row, St. James's, 1814.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 9079
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare+ 916.3-S (accession no. B527294) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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F., C. and J. Rivington (Firm), publisher.
W. Bulmer and Co., printer.
Outhett, John, cartographer.
Macpherson, Alexander, active 1796-1824, engraver.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare+ 916.3-S (Salt, H. Voyage to Abyssinia)
BLL+ (Salt, H. Voyage to Abyssinia)
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