FALDING, F. J. [ Frederick John Falding D.D. 1818-1892 ]

NOTES OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD: Made in 1875,by Thomas Coote Esq.,Jun.,and Dr Falding.

Published: SHEFFIELD Leader & Sons,Printers "Independent " Office 1876. First Edition

Date:

A very good copy of this scarce local printing by the principle of Rotherham College and brother- in-law of Samuel Plimsoll." The following rough notes of travel were written,many of them hastily and all of them under difficulties, mostly in steamboats and hotels, with no other purpose than to interest personal friends and readers of the Sheffield and Rotherham Independent." (where it first appeared in installments ) Traveling with a young friend, their first stop is Cairo then on to Jerusalem,The Pyramids, Ceylon, Bombay, Madras, Hong Kong,China, Japan and America. Original blind stamped publishers cloth and yellow coated endpapers 8vo. [iv] 208pps. Presentation inscription to free ep. dated September 15th 1877. NB.Faulding contributed the chapter on "Non Conformity" for John Guest's 1879 History of Rotherham. Digital copies abound but the original is scarce and not in the British Library

Condition
Very Good

Binding
Original publishers cloth

£245

Offered by John Capes