[London. 1852]. 16 noncontiguous issues, pp. each. Contemporary three quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Rubbed, some edge wear, bit tanned, some scattered foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM14674
Sixteen issues, without titlepages, from this popular series aimed at satisfying the literary appetite of "higher minded" people. Topics covered include California, sailing to Australia and New Zealand, Siberia, the Isthmus of Panama, and Australia and Van Dieman's land.