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Hardback, Large Folio, approx 16.5 x 11.5 inches. Maroon pebbled cloth with extensive gilt decoration to spine, and gilt lettering and vignette to front. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded, fading and some soiling to cloth on boards. Corners a little bumped. Endpapers slightly darkened, front endpaper creased with partial crack to inner hinge. Some minor handling marks, with some minor creasing to a couple of page corners. Else a very clean and tight copy. 420pp with Over 1,000 b/w plates and illustrations Includes Supplement ‘The History of London’, Nice view of Southampton, French naval action at Tangiers and Tahiti; New Cross Railway Station fire; Southampton docks, Astronomy; Comet, Chatsworth Conservatory. Numerous illustrations of railways, ships, yachts, agriculture, engineering, architecture and natural history.
Title: The Illustrated London News. July - Dec.1844. Vol.5.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London, William Little, 1844.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 78546
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