The Illustrated London News Vol. 35, July to Dec 1859.
London: George C. Leighton, 1859. 630 pp., lg folio. Hardcover w/ dark blue leather spine. Contains hundreds of beautiful engravings, including: the great Handel festival in The Crystal Palace, the town and harbour of Holyhead sketched from the Breakwater, 2-pg spread of Christmas masque at the court of Charles II, a depiction of naval instruction aboard the H.M.S. Britannia & many more. Flexing, mild scuffing & edgewear to boards; severe edgewear to paper on back board. Tears to joints. Some edgewear, cocking & shaking to spine but binding sturdy; top spine end missing, binding exposed. Foxing/soiling to textblock edges. Wrinkling, dampstaining & soiling scattered to pds & textblock; sm po stamp to fep. Several pgs missing. Harper's Weekly supplements laid in. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 153545)
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