1586: religion in Ethiopia
De statu ecclesiae et religionis in Aethiopia
sub Praecioso Ioanne. [Lipsiae Georgius Defnerus imprimebat] 1586
pp.. In later wrappers, bound in twentieth-century cloth. Small tear to margin of title page, text lightly browned. Ownership signature of C.H. Armbruster. A very good copy.
C. H. Armbruster, 1874-1957, civil servant in the Anglo-Sudan government and noted linguist specialising in African languages, visited Ethiopia on diplomatic missions in 1906 and 1907. He published a three volume work on the Amharic language between 1908 and 1920.