A Successful Exploration through the Interior of Australia from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria. From the Journals and Letters ... edited by his Father, William Wills
London, Richard Bentley, 1863.
Octavo, xii, 396,  (catalogue) pages plus 2 engraved plates and a folding map (with the route added in red, as issued).
Original cloth a little bumped and rubbed; some foxing to the plates, map and adjacent leaves (as usual); stitching a little loose in places; a very good copy (that presents better than this description reads!).
The first issue of the first edition, with the inappropriately festive endpapers and the 32-page publisher's catalogue. With the bookplate of Harold Sheard.