New York: Leonard Scott & Co., 1850. Magazine. Pp.157-312p. (i.e., about 150 pages), printed doublecolumn throughout on reasonably alkaline paperstock, sewn textblock in paste-fastened green printed wraps. Untrimmed, very edgeworn with dirt and a stain to foredge and foxing to top edge, short splits and small chips to head and tail, some pencillings and here & there a little mouse-gnaw. A somewhat repulsive copy nonetheless quite securely bound and handleable. Topics include twenty pages on Welsh education, twenty again of French/English vocabulary for travelers, twenty on the geologic distribution of gold in Siberia and California (Sierras "more lofty than the Appenines"), histories of Spanish literature, ditto ancient Greek lit, twenty pages on urban water-supply and sanitation especially of London, and.. more.