London: George C. Leighton, 1861. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio red marble boards with red leather spine. Five raised bands on spine with gilt lettering and tooling. Decorative end pages. 638 pages (issues numbered consecutively). Lovely bw illustrations throughout. Includes several large, fold out color illustrations. VG- content; clean and bright; covers have general shelf wear with some edge fading, bumps/scuffs especially to edges. Library label inside front cover. Light foxing. Pagination may be inconsistent throughout. Item #179175
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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