Edited by Francis Galton
Galton recalled in his Memories (1908, 186-7):
Mr. Alexander Macmillan asked me in the later fifties to undertake the editorship of a volume to be called Vacation Tourists, which would be repeated annually if the venture succeeded. His view was that many able young men travelled every summer, each of whom would have enough to say to make a good article, and that a collection of their contributions would suffice for an interesting annual volume. I consented, and found the occupation very agreeable, for it put me into pleasant communication with many whom it was a privilege to know, but excision was often an unwelcome duty. Thus among the many contributions offered for one of the volumes, I had thirteen separate descriptions of sea-sickness. The venture paid its way, but no more, and was discontinued after the third volume.
The book was at first to be titled "Cambridge Tourists in 1860", according to a notice in the Times (November 24 1860).
Naples and Garibaldi
W. G. Clark
A Tour in Civil and Military Croatia, and Through Part of
George Andrew Spottiswoode
A Gossip on a Sutherland Hillside
G. H. K.
A Visit to Peru
C. C. Bowen
Graian Alps and Mount Iseran
J. J. Cowell
Partial Ascent of Mount Cervin (Matterhorn)
F. V. Hawkins
From Lauterbrunnen to the Æggishhornby the Lauwinn-Thor in One Day
Journal of a Yacht Voyage to the Faroe Islands and Iceland
J. W. Clark
H. F. Tozer
A Visit to North Spain at the Time of the Eclipse
Syrian Travel and Syrian Tribes