SWINGLEHURST, Henry. Silver Mines and Incidents of Travel. Letters and Notes on Sea and Land. Kendal: T. Wilson, 1893.
8vo. Publisher's burgandy cloth, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in black; upper board lettered in gilt and with fillets in black, lower board with fillets in blind; top edge gilt; pp. [viii], 314; with 16 black and white plates, including a frontispiece; light rubbing to extremities, especially at head and tail of spine; a few minor marks to lower board; ink inscription to front fly-leaf; light spotting to outer and lower edge, with a few light spots throughout; plates bright and clean, a good copy.
First edition. This text recounts a lecture given by Swinglehurst on 12th December 1864 on the subject. It follows his journeys through the Americas in search of different materials, which subsequently led to his involvement in silver mining.