Slaves and Ivory in Abyssinia: A Record of Adventure and Exploration Among the Ethiopian Slave-Raiders

New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1935. First edition. Octavo. Green cloth, silver-stamped spine; photographic endpapers. xvi, 216 pp.; 9 plates; 2 maps. First published in 1925, copies of the original two editions are scarce. It was re-published in 1969 by Negro Universities Press, which is the edition typically found in commerce. British colonialist insight into the relative lawlessness and barbarism of early twentieth century Abyssinia. A few gruesome photos of an execution by hanging and a punished man with a hand and foot hacked off. A Near Fine copy with only slight rubbing to board edges; large bookplate to half-title. Lacking the dust jacket. Item #01454

Price: $150.00

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