Edinburgh: Archibald Constable et al. 1812.
Hardcover. Very good. Second edition. Quarto, pp. xv, 491, complete with 3 maps (one folding), 4 folding charts, and 14 engraved plates, of which 8 are lovely hand-colored aquatints. Additional engravings in the text. Rebound in quarter-leather and brown cloth. Approximately 10 text pages with significant foxing, otherwise very clean. A chemist and geologist by training, Mackenzie 1780-1848) traveled to Iceland with the physicians Henry Holland (1788–1873) and Richard Bright (1789–1858), both of whom made constributions to this book. First published in 1811, it describes the natural history of the island and the history, literature, and diseases of its people. This edition has some revisions to the geological observations and interpretation as well as some new material in the Appendix. Abbey Travel 160 (first edition).