THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. July - December 1869. Vol. 55 LV

By: Illustrated London News:

Price: £135.00

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Hardback, Large folio, approx 16 x 11 inches. In blue/grey cloth, decorative gilt to spine and front. Black decorative embossed boards. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing and marks to cloth, spine rubbed, corners slightly bumped. A couple of small nicks to bottom end of spine. Front endpapers cracked. Inside pages are all very clean and bright, a couple of minor handling marks else clean and free of foxing. A very nice tight copy. 974pp + 46pp (Christmas Number.) Profusely illustrated with B&W wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding plates. Contents: Many articles and wood engravings depicting scenery, towns, bridges etc. of the Union Pacific Railway, including a view of Pullman's Sleeping Car (exterior) and two interior views; views of Salt Lake City; extensive coverage of the opening of the Suez Canal, see partial list of images below; double page view of Town and Port of Macao (tipped in). DOUBLE PAGE TIPPED IN ILLUSTRATIONS: "Exeter" (city view) 180-181, The International University Boat Race two images approx 6 1/2 x 19 inches 228-229, The City of Chester from the South Side 348-349, Blackfriars New Bridge Over the Thames (approximately 7 x 18 1/2 inches), Her Majesty Opening the Holborn Valley Viaduct 484-485, Her Majesty Opening the Blackfriars New Bridge 496-497, Town and Port of Macao 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), View of Athens With the New Railway Station 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), Opening of the Suez Canal: Blessing the Canal 588-589, Prize Cattle, Pigs and Sheep ...

Title: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. July - December 1869. Vol. 55 LV

Author Name: Illustrated London News:

Categories: Illustrated Books,

Publisher: London, George C. Leighton, 1869:

Seller ID: 79381

Keywords: Illustrated Books Illustrated London News: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. July - December 1869. Vol. 55 LV, George C. Leighton,, Many articles and wood engravings depicting scenery, towns, bridges etc. of the Union Pacific Railway, including a view of Pullman's Sleeping Car (exterior) and two interior views; views of Salt Lake City; extensive coverage of the opening of the Suez Canal, see partial list of images below; double page view of Town and Port of Macao (tipped in). DOUBLE PAGE TIPPED IN ILLUSTRATIONS: "Exeter" (city view) 180-181, The International University Boat Race two images approx 6 1/2 x 19 inches 228-229, The City of Chester from the South Side 348-349, Blackfriars New Bridge Over the Thames (approximately 7 x 18 1/2 inches), Her Majesty Opening the Holborn Valley Viaduct 484-485, Her Majesty Opening the Blackfriars New Bridge 496-497, Town and Port of Macao 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), View of Athens With the New Railway Station 532-533 (approximately 19 x 6 1/2 inches), Opening of the Suez Canal: Blessing the Canal 588-589, Prize Cattle, Pigs and Sheep ...