last of free Africa

the account of an expedition into Abyssinia with observations on the manners, customs and traditions of the Ethiopians with some pungent remarks on the anomalous political situation that, at present, obtains between this ancient kingdom and the - Nations of the world. by Gordon MacGreagh

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Co. in New York

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsDT378 M25 1935
The Physical Object
Number of Pages372
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