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From Red Sea to Blue Nile

Rosita Forbes

From Red Sea to Blue Nile

Abyssinian Adventures

by Rosita Forbes

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Published by Cassell in London, England, New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethiopia -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rosita Forbes ; with a map and sixty-one illustrations from photographs by the author.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 368 p., [42] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14182781M


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