London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First edition. Hardcover. 390pp. Octavo [23 cm] Marbled brown boards. Rebacked, with most of the original spine laid over. Lithographic frontispiece portrait of the author. Two pages of ads tipped-in before the half-title. The spine is rolled, and the text block is cracked multiple times. No publisher's catalogue at the rear. Wagner 211. Flake 2449. Good. Item #55880
Wright Howes states, "On this perilous 1850 trip undertaken for sheer adventure by two young English sportsmen, two of their seven companions perished; the survival of any was a miracle."