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BLACKIE, W.G. The Imperial Gazetteer: a General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political. Statistical and Descriptive. Compiled from the latest and best authorities.
Glasgow, Edinburgh & London. Blackie & Sons. 1855.
26cm, the first edition, in 2 volumes. xii,1308 & [ii],61,1288pp., steel-engraved frontis views (Glasgow and of Rio de Janeiro), with 700 woodcut illustrations, views, costumes, maps, plans etc. in the text, rebound in half dark blue linen, marbled boards, gilt rules for bands, double black leather labels, gilt titles, a fine set (S5.1) Volume two includes the Abstract of the 1851 Census of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.