London: George C. Leighton, 1863. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio blue cloth boards with title blocks on spine and gilt lettering. 644 pages (issues numbered consecutively). Lovely bw frontispiece and illustrations throughout including a large bw fold out. Includes large fold out color illustration titled, "The International Exhibition- The Navy (Looking West)" 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. Pagination may be inconsistent throughout. Tear in center of large color illustration titled "The International Exhibition- The Navy (Looking West)". Missing supplement August 30th. Missing December 20th pp 645-684. Missing December 27th, pages 685-708. Item #179186
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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