London, Shaw, 1852 [fifth edition]/ 1847.
Octavo, xxiv, 568, [20, advertisements] pages.
Cloth slightly marked, a little sunned and a little bumped at the extremities with a tiny split to the head of the spine; a very good copy (internally uncut and unopened).
With the ownership signature of George Fife Angas ('G.F. Angas') in pencil at the head of the title page. The book has the (later) inkstamp of 'Herbert Angas Parsons, Solicitor, Adelaide' on the front endpaper. George Fife Angas (1789-1879), South Australian pioneer: although his 'prominence in the foundation of South Australia has been somewhat exaggerated ... he deserves full credit for the capital and settlers that he introduced into the new colony' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). Sir Herbert Angas Parsons (1872-1945) was the son of Rosetta (Rose) Angas Johnson, George Fife Angas's granddaughter.