London: Printed by Harrison and Sons, and Published by Trubner & Co., 1888. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very Good+ condition. Item #019815
xvi, 494 pages of index including an index of places, an index of persons, and an index of ships named in the report. Original full cloth binding with minor shelfwear and rubbing, and minor cracking to a small section of the inner rear hinge. Complete with six chromolithographic frontispiece vignettes of "Twilight and Afterglow effects at Chelsea, London. Nov. 26th 1883". Complete with 3 color lithographed plates, 39 black-and-white plates (of which 23 are folding), 4 plates in outline color, many text figures, tables, charts, and maps. The text is clean and unmarked. With the naturally detached bookplate of William Newall. Measures 12" x 9" (316mm x 230m). First edition.