A Voyage to Abyssinia.; By Father Jerome Lobo, A Portugese Jesuit. . . With a Continuation of the History of Abyssinia . . . By Mr. Legrand. From the French. Samuel Johnson.

A Voyage to Abyssinia.; By Father Jerome Lobo, A Portugese Jesuit. . . With a Continuation of the History of Abyssinia . . . By Mr. Legrand. From the French.

London: Printed for A. Bettesworth, and C. Hitch, 1735. First Edition. 8vo, xii, 396, [8, contents]pp; contemporary calf, rebacked. Neat, early mend to the edge of G3; old bookseller's description tipped to front pastedown; general soil; front endpaper pulled free; covers heavily rubbed and with tender hinges; author, title, and date written by hand on spine in black ink. Item #206007

First edition, first issue (with title page in red and black) of Johnson's first book publication, an uncredited translation. Fleeman 35.2LV/1a. Courtney pp. 2-4.

Price: $750.00

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