The Mountains of Rasselas.

Two centuries ago Dr. Johnson captured the imagination of Europe with his romantic tale “Rasselas”.He described the fate of the royal princes of Abyssinia,who were condemed to be imprisoned in a mountain fastness until they died or the order of the succession called them to the throne.The book of his extraordinary journey was published in 1959,now,nearly fourty years later,Thomas Packenham retraces his footsteps,adding historical insight and new colour photography to his original story.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a v/g pictorial d/w.Size 12×10 pp 176,inc index,postscipt,epilogue,A large volume,packed with many beautifull full coloured photographs,paintings, prints and maps.also with decorated p/d and e/p.with a lovely decorated layout to the introduction to illustrate contents to chapters.The whole of this book is in as near as perfect condition as you can get to describing it as a fine copy of a truly beautifull book.


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