Geelong, George Mercer. Small 8vo. pp. xiv, 224, 30 (appendix). First edition. Folding map, 9 lithograph plates and several text engravings.
With an Account of the early History of the New Hebrides Missions. A Narrative of the Voyages of the "Dayspring".
Covers a bit soiled, spine frayed, corners bumped, hinges weak, small tear in margin of folding map, some foxing and browning throughout. Original blindstamped green cloth.
This work as well includes Mueller's paper on the phytography of the New Hebrides, which was also separately published by Mercer in the same year (Ferguson 12931: Contributions to the Phytography of the New Hebrides and Loyalty Islands, from Mr. F.A. Campbell`s collections. By Baron Ferd. von Mueller, ...).
A good reading copy of a scarce book. Ferguson 7884.
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