London: George C. Leighton, 1866. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio red marble boards with red leather spine. Five raised bands on spine with gilt lettering and tooling. Decorative end pages. 660 pages (issues numbered consecutively). Lovely bw illustrations throughout. VG- content; clean and bright; covers have general shelf wear with some edge fading, bumps/scuffs especially to edges. Light foxing. Library label inside front cover. Missing bw frontispiece. Pagination may be inconsistent throughout.. Missing index of engravings. Missing pages 297-300. Item #179168
Each issue includes a series of chess moves, wills and bequests, births, marriages, deaths, times of high water at London Bridge, theatre programs, foreign and colonial news, advertisements, music, loads of gorgeous illustrations, court news, and more. A wealth of information on social, political, economic history, the arts; everything!
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