London: George C. Leighton, 1862. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio 3/4 leather and marble decorated boards, five raised bands on spine with gilt lettering. 622 pages (issues numbered consecutively). Lovely bw frontispiece and 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. Pagination may be inconsistent throughout. Large tear to page 69. Missing several bw illustrations and a large color plate. Item #179187
Includes an index to engravings. 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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