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Hardback, Large folio, approx 16 x 11 inches. In green/grey cloth, decorative gilt to spine and front. Blind embossed boards. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Rubbing and fading to cloth, light soiling to edges and boards. Spine faded with nicks to ends. Corners bumped, small split to cloth nr bottom front edge. Front hinge cracked. Tear to middle fold of frontis plate. Inside pages are all very clean and bright, a couple of minor handling marks, else a very clean and tight copy. 588pp. Profusely illustrated with B&W wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding and colour plates. Contents: numerous engraved pages and illustrations throughout (including Wellington's Funeral Procession, Kilkenny Election by Phiz, Chepstow Tubular Suspension Railway Bridge, Royal Botanic Gardes Kew), various subject matter (including Death of the Duke of Wellington with black ruled surrounds to that edition, Construction of Crystal Palace, The Storming of Rangoon, The Karrir War, songs with music)
Title: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. July - Dec 1852. Vol. XXI 21.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: George C. Leighton, 1852:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 79393
Keywords: Illustrated Books THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. July - Dec 1852. Vol. XXI 21., George C. Leighton,, illustrated with B&W wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding & colour plates.,