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Hoskins, George Alexander
TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA, ABOVE THE SECOND CATARACT OF THE NILE. LONDON: LONGMAN AND OTHERS, 1835
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
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184
Hoskins, George Alexander
TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA, ABOVE THE SECOND CATARACT OF THE NILE. LONDON: LONGMAN AND OTHERS, 1835
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Hoskins, George Alexander
TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA, ABOVE THE SECOND CATARACT OF THE NILE. LONDON: LONGMAN AND OTHERS, 1835
FIRST EDITION, 4to (285 x 218mm.), folding engraved map, 54 plates (most lithographed, 2 hand-coloured, 4 chromolithographed), nineteenth-century green cloth, scattered spotting, tear to map in centre, rebacked retaining original spine and label, spine sunned, rubbed
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Literature

Blackmer 832; Hilmy I, 310; not in Abbey

Catalogue Note

Hoskins travelled to Ethiopia in 1833 in the company of an Italian artist, L. Bandoni. The illustrations for this volume, dated 6 April 1835, are apparently the earliest English chromolithographs published.

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