All Round The World..
Bound in original purple cloth, decorate blind stamping and gilt. All edges gilt.
The Office, 122, Fleet Street.,
An illustrated record of voyages, travels, and adventures in all parts of the globe. edited by w. f. ainsworth.
4to. 8.25 x 11 inches. xii + 372 pp. Text in double columns.
Illustrated by frontispiece and by numerous engravings in text, some full page. Decorated with globe vignette on title page.
Originally published in parts, this is an early edition of the first volume (of four) and covers Jerusalem, Sicily, China, Japan, Asian islands, central Asia, Vancouver Island and Western Canada, etc. William Francis Ainsworth (1807-96) was a surgeon and geologist who later became an explorer of the near east and subsequently a travel writer and editor. He was a founder member of the Royal Geographical Society.
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