London: George C. Leighton, 1860. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio 3/4 leather and marble decorated boards. Spine has five raised bands and gilt lettering. Over 700 pages (issues numbered consecutively). Lovely bw frontispiece and illustrations throughout. This includes July-December 1859 and January to June 1860 bound in one. VG- content; clean and bright; covers have general shelf wear with some edge fading, bumps/scuffs especially to edges. Foxing to block and several pages. Library label inside front cover. Pagination may be inconsistent throughout. Missing several illustrations. Missing pgs 488-512, May 26, 1860. Item #179188
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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