London, Thomas Murby, .
Small octavo, with a double-page map and 5 pages of advertisements for Laurie publications at the rear, plus further Laurie advertising on the outside rear wrapper.
Original printed salmon-pink wrappers a little marked and chipped; plain spine and front bottom corner expertly replaced with matching paper; initial blank leaf offset, marked and chipped, with a later presentation ink-stamp; scattered foxing; overall a very good copy, trimmed slightly during restoration.
The editor notes that the work was 'chiefly dictated, with the help of materials recorded in the log-book of the journey, by Mr. Landsborough himself' during a four-month voyage from Australia. Ferguson 11330; Wantrup 175 (noting the edition in wrappers, but not recording that it has a lengthy variant imprint, commencing 'J. Marshall and F. Laurie').