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Travels to discover the source of the Nile

in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773

by Bruce, James

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Published by Printed by William Sleater, for P. Wogan, L. White, P. Byrne, W. Porter, W. Sleater, J. Jones, J. Moore, B. Dornin, C. Lewis, W. Jones, G. Draper, J. Milliken, and R. White in Dublin .
Written in English


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Other titlesSelect specimens of natural history collected in travels to discover the source of the Nile ...
Statementby James Bruce of Kinnaird
The Physical Object
Pagination6 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24467415M
OCLC/WorldCa8855309

Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - Travels to discover the source of the Nile: in the years , , , , , and In six volumes /. In going to remote Ethiopia, Bruce risked "numberless dangers and sufferings," purportedly just "in order to discover the source of the Nile." Hancock further states: "Lest any should be in any doubt that this was indeed his ambition he enshrined it conspicuously in the full title of the immense book that he later wrote: Travels to Discover .

Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years Author Bruce, James, of Kinnaird Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher J. Ruthvan for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, London Place of Publication Edinburgh Date published Keywords, Discoveries,, White Nile . After his wife's early death in , and at the urging of his friend Daines Barrington, he embarked on writing up his travels, which were published in five quarto volumes (totalling pages) as Travels to Known for: Traced the origins of the Blue Nile.

Seven volumes of the Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, Volumes I and VII. Modern binding. Third edition. Library Edition. Cheltenham Library stamp throughout. Volume I: contains his life and letters and Book I. pp. Volume II: Book II with appendix to Book 1. pp. Volume III: Book III and Book . Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile: in the Years , , , , , & , ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in Seller Rating: % positive.


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Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile Volume II of 5 Book Summary: Bruce () was a Scottish traveller and travel writer who spent many years in North Africa and Ethiopia where he traced the origins of the Blue Nile. Issued inthis five volume account of his travels.

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Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, Author BRUCE, James Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Edinburgh: by J. Ruthven for G. and J. Robinson, London, Date published. In November of that year he found the previously unknown source of the Blue Nile, which he claimed mistakenly to be the Nile of the ancients and therefore more important than the larger White Nile.

Bruce’s difficult return in was highlighted by another first: he became the first to trace the Blue Nile. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years, JAMES, Bruce.

Item Number: Edinburgh: G.G. J. and J. Robinson, His book, "Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the years ," did not appear tillseventeen years after his return to Europe.

After the publication of his great work, Bruce spent the Brand: Zhingoora Books.Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, First edition of "one of the great travel accounts of the eighteenth century" (ODNB), untrimmed and rare thus.

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