Ultima Thule; vol. 2/2 / or A Summer in Iceland
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The preliminaries to his tour, full of details about the history, politics, economy &c of Iceland, take up about a quarter of the book. The book consists of engravings and folding maps, and a little gold longship on the spine of each volume and a little gold relief map of Iceland.
This is a book of its time, so expect some comments and attitudes we don't feel comfortable with today - casual racism, even anti-Semitism, and so on, and the expectation that a traveller finds interesting birds and other wildlife in another country largely with the aim of shooting them (also, extraordinarily, ancient human remains seem to be something Victorian explorers felt no qualms about collecting and removing).
This is entertaining, both for what it tells us about Iceland at the time (and Burton is a keen observer), and for what it tell us about wealthy 19th century travellers.