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Large hardback, folio size, approx 16 x 12 inches. In grey/blue cloth with decorative gilt to spine and front. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some fading and soiling to cloth. Small chips to bottom end of spine, edges rubbed and corners bumped. Endpapers clean. Plates all very clean and bright. Some minor tears to folding plates and some pages. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 640pp. Profusely illustrated with wood-engravings, many full-page & double-page. Large folding colour frontis “Milkmaid” by Luke Fildes (Christmas Supplement.) Includes colour plates with Views of “The Isle of Wight” p.230 & “Scottish Highlands” p.140. Extensive coverage of the Serbo-Turkish War (the War in Turkey), including a map of the area of conflict. Other illustrated features include the double-page Australian Exploring Expedition (camels) and a single page Kangaroo Hunting; extensive coverage of the HMS Altert and HMS Discovery's Arctic Expedition; the Cruise of the Pandora with Captain Allen Young. Items of American interest include the Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia; a double page illustration depicting vignettes of an express rail trip between New York and San Francisco; Indians at the Traders Hut; A Negro Congregation at Washington; extensive pictorial coverage of the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky; views of Yosemite; and Christmas in Florida and in Hudson's Bay Territory. Items of Asian interest include various full-page illustrations: Arrival of the Corean Ambassador at Yokohama; A Prize Fight in Burmah (and additional full-page illustrations relating to Burma); Railways in China and Japan (The First Train Starting From Shanghai); A Street Cab in Shanghai; and Chinese Itinerant Barbers. Also Color Supplements: Views in the Highlands and Views in the Isle of Wight (from drawings by Samuel Read, both single page) and Dead Stags (from a sketch by Sir E. Landseer, double page).
Title: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Vol. LXIX July 1 to December 30, 1876. Volume 69.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News, 1876:
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Seller ID: 80505
Keywords: Illustrated Books ILN: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Vol. LXIX, July 1 to December 30, 1876. Volume 69, illustrated with wood-engravings, many full-page & double-page, colour plates, milkmaid, isle of wight, scottish highlands, australia, america, ships, steamers, navy, foreign travel