London, 1821. viii,122pp. plus twenty seven plates and a folding map. 12mo. Original half roan and printed boards. Moderate wear to boards, top of spine chipped. Contemporary ownership inscription on front pastedown. Minor foxing and toning. Good. First edition. Brief highlights of early travel and discovery aimed at the juvenile audience, including material concerning Columbus, Cortes, Balboa, American Indians, Lewis and Clark, Hudson Bay, the West Indies, etc., with numerous charming woodcut illustrations. SABIN 94469. (Inventory #: WRCAM50826)
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