LE ROUX (HUGHES) Ménélik et Nous, NUMBER 58 OF 115 DE LUXE COPIES, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed with gushing eloquence to Alfred Ilg, minister of the Emperor Ménélik, 1901
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LE ROUX (HUGHES) Ménélik et Nous, NUMBER 58 OF 115 DE LUXE COPIES, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed with gushing eloquence to Alfred Ilg, minister of the Emperor Ménélik, 1901
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LE ROUX (HUGHES)
Ménélik et Nous, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 58 OF 115 DE LUXE COPIES, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed with gushing eloquence to Alfred Ilg, minister of the Emperor Ménélik, 2 folding maps printed in colours, photographic illustrations throughout, contemporary half morocco gilt, with recipient's initials "A.I. 1901" on spine, g.e., original pictorial wrappers bound in, large 8vo, Paris, Nilsson, [1901]

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  • A de luxe copy "spécialement imprimé" for Alfred Ilg, a close confident of Emeperor Menelik for whom he served as minister of foreign affairs from 1897 to 1907.
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