London: Thomas Nelson, 1857. hardcover. Engraved title vignette, numerous charming engravings of animals throughout (5pp. of illustrations with 5 vignettes per page), gilt-bordered pages, 11pp., slim folio, tinted pictorial cloth-backed bds., tissue guards; (spine worn, corners and edges bumped, some light foxing). London: Thomas Nelson, 1857. Scarce. Very good (+). very good(-).
Includes a paragraph of descriptive "adventure" text for each illustration, topics ranging from Caffirs and Buffalo Hunting to Russian Travellers Attacked by Wolves and Escape from a Shark.