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Brown, Sam

The Ethiopia Star - First English Newspaper published in Ethiopia

Published: The Ethiopia Star, Addis Ababa, Oct.19th 1941 - Feb.9th 1942

Edition: First bound edition

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\"Published every Sunday at Addis Ababa... in the Ethiopia Star we shall be able to give readers of British and other nationalities articles commenting on the progress of the war and on world affairs generally; also articles written by local experts on Ethiopian matters.\" Very good condition uniformly bound edition of the paper as it appeared during the early stages of the war, with accompanying adverts, local articles mostly on the international military build-up, political commentaries, cartoons, poems, photographs, etc... a fascinating insight into the mood of the time. INCLUDES a copy of both the Military Convention Between HM Government in the UK and His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Ethiopia, and the Agreement Between HM govt and The Emperor of Ethiopia. Original brown linen boards (dusty), good condition end-papers (spotted), and very good text condition (paper yellowed with age). 76pp. total printed on smooth texture newsprint type paper. Very scarce item.
  • Jacket Condition: no jacket
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: Medium Quarto (9½
  • Sold By: Imagine Books
  • Contact Person: Steven Duckworth
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0833587398
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Preferably EFT's; alternatively PayPal (regret: no credit cards)
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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