Description: Extracts from the letters of James Backhouse, now engaged in a religious visit to Van Diemen's Land, and New South Wales.
London: Harvey and Darton, 1837-41, third edition of part one, FIRST EDITIONS OF PARTS 2-10, 10 parts in one volume, each part with separate title, 8vo (196 x 123mm.), erratic pagination in part 5, modern half calf, spine gilt, new endpapers, [Mendelssohn I p. 106, differs in pagination for parts 5 and 7; Ferguson 2434-2437],
occasional staining or spotting
A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies.
London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1843, FIRST EDITION, 8vo (215 x 127mm.), 3 folding maps, 15 plates (one folding), contemporary half calf gilt, marbled edges (uniform with the volume listed below), [Ferguson 3558], [Courtois-Viçose, stamp],
minor tears and repairs to maps, light spotting, rebacked retaining original spine, slightly rubbed
A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa.
London: Hamilton, Adams, 1844, FIRST EDITION, 8vo (215 x 127mm.), 2 folding maps, 16 plates, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled edges, [Mendelssohn I p.107], [Courtois-Viçose, stamp],
scattered staining and tears, slightly rubbed, joints starting
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