London: J. Murray, 1872. Hardcover. The story of the editor's son's voyage around the world, which was prescribed as a cure for a lung inflammation. Includes a narrative of his voyage to Australia from UK, an eighteen month visit living outside Victoria in the colony, his Pacific crossing on a different vessel, and his train journey across North America.
8vo, 304 pp, frontispiece, 15 illustrations in text, all edges marbled. Full calf school presentation binding with elaborate gilt decoration on front board. Spine head and gilt spine label chipped; o/w g+. Muir vol. 1, p. 789. Good + overall. Item #188