Nast, Thomas et al (illus).
London. Illustrated London News. 1866.
ONE BOUND VOLUME. July 6 through December 29 1866 of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, 652pp, Index to Engravings for Vol. XLIX, 16 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed. Interior tight and clean with occasional light foxing, missing 2 leaves (pp 17-20) all croquet related, soft creases to a few pages. VOLUME XLIX FEATURES: Laying the Atlantic Cable: Numerous full page illustrations The Great Eastern Leaving Sheerness with the Atlantic Telegraphy Cable on Board 45, Laying the Shore End of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable 81, The Atlantic Telegraph Cable Fleet at Berehaven, Bantry Bay 84, The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition...Heart's Content Bay, Newfoundland 225, Landing of the Atlantic Cable...Newfoundland 229, Laying the Shore End of the Cable from the Great Eastern 228, Making the Steel Wires for the Atlantic Telegraph Cable of 1865 256, The Albany Buoying the Bight of the Cable of 1865 264, The Great Eastern Picking Up the Atlantic Telegraph Cable of 1865 356, Testing the Recovered Atlantic Telegraphy Cable of 1865 357, Austro-Prussian War and Third War of Italian Unification: Extensive coverage of the Seven Week War with numerous full page illustrations (examples: The War: Costumes of Officers and soldiers of the Italian Army 177 and Combat of the Garibaldians and Austrians 136, also, a tipped in double page view: Prussian Festival of Victory at Berlin 324-325; includes: DOUBLE PAGE ENGRAVINGS (tipped in): The Visit of King Victor Emmanuel to Venice Landing...at the Dodge's Palace Pantomime and Burlesque Scenes from the Strand, Covent Garden, Prince of Wales Theatres 636-637; FULL PAGE ENGRAVINGS: A Street in San Francisco 29, The Season in Paris (Fashion) 85, The Morning Lounge at Biarritz 152, The War: Costumes of Officers and soldiers of the Italian Army 177, The Town of Nottingham from the Ruddington Hills 181 The Afternoon Promenade at Biarritz 184, City Terminus of the South-Eastern Railway, Cannon Street 232, The Great Ship Race from China to London 276, New Buildings of the South Kensington Museum 304, The New Foreign and India Offices: The Quadrangle 340, The Victoria Falls of the River Zambesi 380, An Incident of General Sherman's March Through Georgia by Thomas Nast 381, The Great Fire at Quebec 449, The Emperor Napoleon II: Reviewing the Imperial Guard 477, Progress of the Works for the Holborn Viaduct 480, Prize Poultry, Pigeons, and Dogs by Harrison Weir 558, Prize Animals at Smithfield Two Pages: Sheep and Cows by Harrison Weir 593, Mummers at Christmas in the Olden Time: 617, General View of the Oaks Colliery 633; ILLUSTRATED ARTICLES INCLUDE: The Paris Exhibition: progress of construction, The Italian Troops at Venice and other Venice related articles, Scenes in Vancouver Island, The Great Fire at Hong Kong 600. Item #41707