THE RECOLLECTIONS OF GEOFFRY HAMLYN.
Edition: First US Edition
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. Original brown bead grain cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, brown endpapers. pp , x, 525, . Shallow chips to tips of lightly sunned spine; contemporary name label to front pastedown; partial split to rear inner hinge; small skinned spots to fore margin of rear endpapers; scattered light text foxing; a VG copy.The FIRST BOOK of the younger brother of Charles Kingsley, a novel based on his experiences in the gold fields and outback of Australia, where he went in 1853 after graduation from Oxford, and a classic of Australian literature. The UK edition (Macmillan) was also published in 1859, in a three volume format. See Sadleir 1360, Wolff 3825.