An account of the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian Highlands, through the Sudan and Egupt to the sea. The book contains an historical narrative which starts in the eighteenth century and ends in 1869. The period was dominated by four men: James Bruce, the Scot who journeyed to the supposed source of the Blue Nile, and stayed in warring ...Read MoreAn account of the course of the Blue Nile from the Ethiopian Highlands, through the Sudan and Egupt to the sea. The book contains an historical narrative which starts in the eighteenth century and ends in 1869. The period was dominated by four men: James Bruce, the Scot who journeyed to the supposed source of the Blue Nile, and stayed in warring Ethiopia; Napoleon who, needing military glory to further his political ambitions, led a brilliantly conceived expedition to Egypt; Mohammed Ali, the Turkish viceroy, who sent his son to conquer the Sudan in a ruthless quest for gold and slaves; and Emporer Theodore of Ethiopia, a tyrant who held British subjects captive.Read Less
Very good in good dust jacket. 308 p. illus. 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Aug 1962 stated 1st (US) ed w dj protected in mylar. Spine tilted, 1 X 1/2" chip on spine & a smaller 1 on back dj, edgewear (some tears closed, w tape stains), sunning on cover, slight curling, tiny tear on foldout map. else text clean, binding tight. Includes bibliography.
Very good. Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1962. Book Club Ed., VG+, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 308pgs(INDEX). Stated "First Edition" but it's a Book Club Edition. Clean, tight & bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
 1964, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback)...Very good.......With a Canadian price sticker on the front cover, added by the Canadian distributor of this title....Locale: Africa; Nile River....(History)
Fine. 308 p. illus. 22 cm. Includes Illustrations. Includes bibliography. 1962 Copyright; 1966 Edition. Harper and Row This copy has NO writing, underlining or highlighting. Ships Immediately and Trackable from Williamsburg, Virginia. Customer Statisfaction is Our Pleasure.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 6 X 8 3/4; STATED FIRST EDITION 1962, Harper & Row. Used. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Jacket states 'A Book of the Month Club Selection', No original price on the front flap. "The devotees of Alan Moorehead's earlier books about Africa will revel in THE BLUE NILE, the story of Western exploration and expansion, from 1798 through the nineteenth century, into the regions watered by the Nile on its long journey from Lake Tana in Abyssinia to the Mediterranean. These lands had been forgotten since roman times, or had never been known at all. HISTORICAL FICTION by the Alan Moorehead, author of THE WHITE NILE. With 18 chapter decorations; 26 pages of photographs; maps and endpapers.
, BOMC. (Hardcover) Very good to fine in very good dust jacket. 308pp. Illustrations, maps, folding maps, decorated endpapers, bibliography, index. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Locale: ; Nile River. (Travel/Adventure, Rivers)
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