London: George Leighton, 1859. Hardcover. Oversized/ folio red marble boards with red leather spine. Five raised bands on spine with gilt lettering and tooling. Decorative end pages. 626 pp, Lovely bw frontispiece and illustrations throughout with several color illustrations titled: "The Christmas Carol" , "The Turkey Guardian", "Fair and Fruitful Italy", "The New Town-Hall, Leeds" VG-(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 is sometimes inconsistent throughout. Missing illustrations: "The Queens Visit to Warwickshire", "The Flags of the Nations", "The Arms of All Nations", "Crossing the Stream", "Sheep", "Chelsea Newbridge" and "The Westminster Bridge". Color illustration "Fair and Fruitful Italy" has major damage with most of the center torn and missing.). Item #179271
Includes a front index to all 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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