ABYSSINIA -- BLANFORD, William Thomas (1832-1905). Observations on the Geology and Zoology of Abyssinia, London: Macmillan and Co., 1870. 8° (209 x 140mm). Half title, folding coloured lithographed frontispiece, folding hand-coloured map, 12 plates, 5 hand-coloured. (Some light staining to title.) Original green cloth gilt (some very light dust-soiling). Nissen ZBI 405.
With 13 other works or part-works of related interest in 17 volumes including James Bruce's Travels ... through part of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia, into Abyssinia, to Discover the Source of the Nile (London, , attractively-bound in contemporary scarlet morocco), Mansfield Parkyns' Life in Abyssinia (London, 1853, 2 vols.), Charles T. Beke's The British Captives in Abyssinia (London, 1867, second edition, PRESENTATION COPY to the Earl of Malmesbury), Walter Chichele Plowden's Travels in Abyssinia and the Galla Country (London, 1868), Sophie F. F. Veitch's Views in Central Abyssinia (London, 1868), H. St. Clair Wilkins' Reconnoitring in Abyssinia (London, 1870) and C. H. Stigand's To Abyssinia (London, 1910), all in original cloth except where indicated. (18)