THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. Jan.- June 1875. Vol. 66. LXVI

By: Illustrated London News:

Price: £220.00

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Hardback, Large folio, approx 16 x 11 inches. In green cloth, decorative gilt to spine and front. Black decorative embossed boards. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Rubbing and marks to cloth, light soiling to edges and rear board. Hole to cloth on front spine edge nr bottom. Some minor light foxing to endpapers. Inside pages are all very clean and bright, a couple of minor handling marks, some minor spots to frontis else a very nice tight copy. 620pp. Profusely illustrated with B&W wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding plates. Contents: Much on the Arctic Expedition; "The Oxford and Cambridge Boat-Race: Bird's Eye View of the Course", "Watchmaking by Machinery in America", "Durham Cathedral" (double-pg.), "Jack in Office" (double-pg.picture of dogs, by EDWIN LANDSEER, etc.; CHINA: Chinese Funeral Customs, the Tomb of Yung-Lo, Ming Tomb; Chinese at San Francisco; Peace between China and Japan. Map of the Proposed Route to China from British Burmah. INDIA: article on the Duffla Expedition "The British Indian province of Assam, north east of Bengal, is situated along the course of the grat river Brahmapootra. Its more easterly districts border on the wild regions of hill and forest, inhabited by savage tribes whose very names were till lately unknown. Who had ever heard of the Looshais or the Dufflas, twenty years ago?..." ASSORTED: Views on the Slave Coast, East Africa. Much on the Civil War in Spain.

Title: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS. Jan.- June 1875. Vol. 66. LXVI

Author Name: Illustrated London News:

Categories: Illustrated Books,

Publisher: George C. Leighton, 1875.:

Seller ID: 79383

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