THE CRUISE OF HER MAJESTY'S SHIP "CHALLENGER."
Edition: First Canadian edition
Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1877. Octavo, original mauve pictorial bevel-edged cloth stamped in black and gilt. pp (2), xviii, 387, (1), (26, Belford catalogue) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 8 plates and one folding map; other illustrations in text. Spine sunned to tan, as usual, with frayed tips, partial vertical cloth crack neatly repaired; covers have some fading and spotting; moderate wear to outer corners; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; text paper toned, as always; else a good, tight copy, text quite clean and unworn, no owner names, of this important early oceanography book.Canary Islands, St. Thomas and Bermuda, Halifax, NS., islands of the Atlantic, Cape of Good Hope, Antarctica, Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington, N.Z., Fiji, New Hebrides, Cape York Peninsula, East Indies, Philippines, Hong Kong, New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Yokohama, Hawaii, South America, Cape Verde, and more. Much on Australia 1.5 kg parcel
Condition: Binding: Hardcover