London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Highly important early Western Australia content, with report by Captain Stirling on his expedition to the Swan River, undertaken in the year prior to the first settlement. A 7 page report from Captain Stirling's despatches describes the results of his 1827 expedition.
Other topics include: The Netherlands: Progress of the Insurrection in Java; Russia: Hostilities with Persia renewed; Russia declares War against Turkey; Piracies in the West Indies; Account of Franklin's Second Journey to the shores of the Polar Sea; Present State of the Jews; Steam Boat; American Great Western Canal; and the First English Newspaper established in China.
Single 8vo volume in two parts. Part I: viii, 1 - 267pp, ; Part II: 545pp, Index . Rebacked with the original leather spine laid down, still quite rubbed and worn. Part of the original label loosely inserted inside, paper label laid down at top of front board. Text clean and bright. Hard copy not found in Trove. Good + overall. Item #22252