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The British Colonies; their History, Extent, Condition and Resources.
London and New York The London Printing and Publishing Company. [1851-57].

6 vols. 4to.(28 x 19 cm.) Contemporary half red calf over marbled boards, spines gilt black labels. Engraved title page, 40 double page folded engraved maps drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin with original outline colouring, 28 engraved portraits, 5 engraved plates. One map (South Australia) loosely inserted, 2 leaves of prelims. to last division slightly torn and soiled to lower right corner (without loss of text). Generally a very good set.

The maps are titled as follows:

1, The World on Mercators Projection
2, Western Hemisphere
3, British America.
4, North America
5, West Canada
6, East Canada, New Brunswick
7, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland

8, Australia
9, Eastern Hemisphere
10, West Australia
11, New South Wales

12, Polynesia
13, Van Diemens Island
14, New Zealand
15, Victoria, Port Philip
16, SouthAustralia
17,The World...showing the voyages of Captain Cook.
18, Falkland Islands

19, Africa
20, Cape Colony
21, Natal and Kaffraria
22, Western Africa
23, Islands in the Atlantic
24, West India Islands
25, Jamaica
26, South. America
27, Central America
28, British Guayana
29, Isthmus of Panama

30, Independent Tartary
31, Tibet
32, Overland Route to India
33, Asia
34, British India
35, Cabool etc.
36, Southern India
37, Northern India.

38, Ceylon
39, East India Islands
40, British Possessions in the Mediterranean

Price £ 2750.00
Stock Code 51398
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