BLANFORD, W[illiam] T[homas].

£950

Observations on the geology and zoology of Abyssinia,
made during the progress of the British expedition to that country in 1867-68.
London, Macmillan, 1870.

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A valuable work by the noted geologist and zoologist. Blanford was attached to the Abyssinian Expedition in 1867 and accompanied the troops to Magdala. The plates by Keulemans are very attractive and feature six species which were new to science.

Description

First edition. 8vo., xii, 488pp., folding tinted lithograph frontispiece, 12 plates including 6 coloured lithographs bird plates by Keulemans (a little spotted), folding coloured map, original green cloth gilt, inner hinges strengthened, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Nissen ZBI, 406; Anker 44.

 

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