London: The Religious Tract Society, 1870-1871. Hardcover. Two years bound together, with articles which include paleontology, penguins, glass blowing, Greenland, Patagonia, New Zealand, Australian kingfisher, Princess of Wales (in color).
TWO YEARS bound together with 12 issues and 188pp in each. Frontispiece in both and full page engraving as well as engravings in text. At page 177 is a full page portrait of a Maori family opposite one of a Chinese street hawker.
The first volume features a portrait of a young Negro student entitled "a Brown Study" complete with brown block color, very striking. Other full page illustrations include "Patagonians" King Penguins.
Large 8vo, 188pp; 188pp. Three quarter burgundy leather and marbled boards. Small crack in top of spine o/w very good condition. . Very good. Item #5666