First American edition of The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia by Sir Samuel W. Baker.
Octavo, xxii, , 596pp. Bound in red morocco with red marbled boards, new endpapers. Top edge gilt. Five raised bands, title in gilt on spine. Solid text block, light rubbing to gilt edge. Small stain to top corner of text block, slightly staining edge of leaves. Solid binding with handsome embellishments, a few archival tissue repairs throughout. Complete with frontispiece portrait, 22 full-page plates, and one extra tipped-in at page 485. Features fold-out, hand-colored map at rear with a few brown liquid stains. (Czech 15)