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Africa.- Stern (Rev. Henry A.) Wanderings among the Falashas in Abyssinia, together with a description of the country and its various inhabitants, first edition, 1862; and 2 others, Travel, including 1 on Hausa superstitions and customs, (3)

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Africa.- Stern (Rev. Henry A.) Wanderings among the Falashas in Abyssinia, together with a description of the country and its various inhabitants, first edition, folding lithographed map, tinted wood-engraved frontispiece and 7 plates, wood-engraved illustrations, copyright slip tipped-in towards front, 1970s ink inscription to verso of frontispiece, occasional spotting, a few small stains, original blue cloth, rebacked, preserving original gilt backstrip, [Hilmy II, p.260], 1862; and 2 others, Travel, including 1 on Hausa superstitions and customs, 8vo (3)

⁂ Stern was sent by the London Jew's Society to Abyssinia to preach to the Beta Israel Jews

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Africa.- Stern (Rev. Henry A.) Wanderings among the Falashas in Abyssinia, together with a description of the country and its various inhabitants, first edition, folding lithographed map, tinted wood-engraved frontispiece and 7 plates, wood-engraved illustrations, copyright slip tipped-in towards front, 1970s ink inscription to verso of frontispiece, occasional spotting, a few small stains, original blue cloth, rebacked, preserving original gilt backstrip, [Hilmy II, p.260], 1862; and 2 others, Travel, including 1 on Hausa superstitions and customs, 8vo (3)

⁂ Stern was sent by the London Jew's Society to Abyssinia to preach to the Beta Israel Jews

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