An introductory “Life of Nathaniel Pearce, written by himself, and addressed to Henry Salt, Esq.”, Adowa, July, 1817, completed by the Editor J. J. Halls, Esq.; followed by a Journal in XXII chapters, and Four Appendices (incl. The Last Will and Testament of Nathaniel Pearce). Additional author is Frederick M. Coffin.
“His journals… are one long record of adventures, and contain a most minute and careful account of the habits and customs of the Abyssinians” (D.N.B.)
“The descriptions of the customs of the northern Abyssinians make this work particularly valuable.” (Pankhurst, 13)