London: John Murray, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Small octavo, bound in 3/4 black morocco with marbled paper insets. The spine has six compartments elaborately decorated in gilt. Author/Title label also in black and lettered in gilt. All edges marbled. Bound in silk book-mark. This copy with the book-plate of Lipton Hutton Potts to the front paste-down. This volume comes from the collection of acclaimed aviator, sailer, and adventurer, Steve Fossett. After his untimely death in 2007, his vast collection of travel and exploration books was placed at auction. This volume has Steve Fossett's book-plate on the front free endpaper. A voyage Up The River Amazon has 210 pp. The Wayside Cross by Captain Edward A. Milman has a very nice engraving to the title page. This slender novel is one of only two creative works from this author. 136pp.