London: Tinsley Brothers, 1869.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. 8vo, pp xii, 443; viii, 478,  (ads), each with engraved frontispiece and title page vignette. Publisher's green cloth ruled in blind, with gilt figure on each front board. Account of Burton's journey from Rio to the rich mining area of Minas Gerais via Tres Barras, River Velhas, Penedond Paulo Afonso Falls. He canoed down the entire 3,000 kilometer length of the previously uncharted Sao Francisco River to the Atlantic. Borba de Moraes I, p. 110; Penzer pp. 78-79. Corners bumped, some scuffing to upper spines, foxing to first and last few leaves of each volume. With the bookplates of British Civil Engineer Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (we believe), prominent early Los Angeles physician Walter Lindley, and his son, Francis Haynes Lindley.