A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia. George Augustus Sala. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. 458 pages. First American edition. George Augustus Henry Fairfield Sala (1828–1895) was an author and journalist who wrote extensively for the Illustrated London News and The Daily Telegraph. Charles Dickens, who published articles and stories for Sala, sent him to Russia in 1856 as a special correspondent.
Original brown blind stamped cloth, paper generally good with some discoloration and foxing. Spine chipped at top and bottom. Large glue mark inside front cover. Some soiling to covers. A good, over a hundred years old, reading copy. 1 0nly.