The Resource A history of the Abyssinian expedition, by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A. ; with a chapter containing an account of the mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions, by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, Bombay Staff Corps

A history of the Abyssinian expedition, by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A. ; with a chapter containing an account of the mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions, by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, Bombay Staff Corps

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A history of the Abyssinian expedition
Title
A history of the Abyssinian expedition
Statement of responsibility
by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A. ; with a chapter containing an account of the mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions, by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, Bombay Staff Corps
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MIGCL
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1830-1916
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Markham, Clements R.
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1840-1914
  • 1831-1911
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  • Prideaux, W. F.
  • Blanc, Henry Jules
Series statement
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
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  • Markham, Clements R.
  • Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia
  • Abyssinian Expedition
  • Rassam, Hormuzd
Label
A history of the Abyssinian expedition, by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A. ; with a chapter containing an account of the mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions, by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, Bombay Staff Corps
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http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:NCCO&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:unknown&rft.artnum=CXRLXJ320292881&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:univmanitoba
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Publication
Note
  • "R. Clay, sons, and Taylor, printers"--Title page verso
  • Attributed to G.A. Nicolls
  • Reproduction of the original from the Bryn Mawr College Library
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on the spelling, accentuation, and pronunciation of certain Abyssinian words, together with some errata -- Early Abyssinian history. The Portuguese expedition under Cristoforo da Gama -- Abyssinia in the present century. The Emperor Theodore. Imprisonment of Consul Cameron -- The mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions / by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, of the Bombay Staff Corps -- Preliminary operations of Colonel Merewether and the advanced brigade -- Country from Senafé to Adigerat -- The march from Mulkutto to Adigerat -- Description of the region between Adigerat and the Takkazyè -- The march from Adigerat to the Wadela Plateau -- Description of the Wadela and Dalanta Plateaux. Topography of Mágdala. Amba Geshen. March of Theodore from Debra Tabor to Mágdala. March of the English across the Plateaux to the Beshilo Ravine -- Action at Arogyè. Release of the captives. Fall of Mágdala. Death of the King -- Description of Mágdala. Burial of Theodore. Arrangements with his Queen and Chiefs. Liberation of the captive chiefs. Exodus of the King's followers. Destruction of Mágdala. The Galla Queens. Capture of Mashesha. Aficho Camp. Commencement of the return march. Work of the troops in the rear. Railway. Roads. Indian cavalry. Conduct of Walda Yasoos. Return march. Death of the Queen. Kâsa. Wakshûm Gobazyé. Death of Mr. Dufton. Arrangements for embarkation. Conclusion -- Appendix A: Altitude of places in Abyssinia / fixed by C.R. Markham -- Appendix B: Meteorological observations in Abyssinia / by C.R. Markham -- Appendix C: Thermometrical observations (chiefly at Mágdala) / by Dr. Blanc
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 484, that is, 434 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
3 folded maps, 2 plans (1 folded).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904539204
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO3004127
Label
A history of the Abyssinian expedition, by Clements R. Markham, F.S.A. ; with a chapter containing an account of the mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions, by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, Bombay Staff Corps
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:NCCO&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:unknown&rft.artnum=CXRLXJ320292881&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:univmanitoba
Publication
Note
  • "R. Clay, sons, and Taylor, printers"--Title page verso
  • Attributed to G.A. Nicolls
  • Reproduction of the original from the Bryn Mawr College Library
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note on the spelling, accentuation, and pronunciation of certain Abyssinian words, together with some errata -- Early Abyssinian history. The Portuguese expedition under Cristoforo da Gama -- Abyssinia in the present century. The Emperor Theodore. Imprisonment of Consul Cameron -- The mission and captivity of Mr. Rassam and his companions / by Lieutenant W.F. Prideaux, of the Bombay Staff Corps -- Preliminary operations of Colonel Merewether and the advanced brigade -- Country from Senafé to Adigerat -- The march from Mulkutto to Adigerat -- Description of the region between Adigerat and the Takkazyè -- The march from Adigerat to the Wadela Plateau -- Description of the Wadela and Dalanta Plateaux. Topography of Mágdala. Amba Geshen. March of Theodore from Debra Tabor to Mágdala. March of the English across the Plateaux to the Beshilo Ravine -- Action at Arogyè. Release of the captives. Fall of Mágdala. Death of the King -- Description of Mágdala. Burial of Theodore. Arrangements with his Queen and Chiefs. Liberation of the captive chiefs. Exodus of the King's followers. Destruction of Mágdala. The Galla Queens. Capture of Mashesha. Aficho Camp. Commencement of the return march. Work of the troops in the rear. Railway. Roads. Indian cavalry. Conduct of Walda Yasoos. Return march. Death of the Queen. Kâsa. Wakshûm Gobazyé. Death of Mr. Dufton. Arrangements for embarkation. Conclusion -- Appendix A: Altitude of places in Abyssinia / fixed by C.R. Markham -- Appendix B: Meteorological observations in Abyssinia / by C.R. Markham -- Appendix C: Thermometrical observations (chiefly at Mágdala) / by Dr. Blanc
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 484, that is, 434 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
3 folded maps, 2 plans (1 folded).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904539204
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO3004127

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