Wain, Louis, et al (illus).
New York. The Illustrated News. 1890.
BOUND VOLUME of The Illustrated News of the World from January through June 1890, profusely illustrated with full page and in-text black and white wood engravings, a few full page color illustrations, marbled edges, 616pp, 16 x 12 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Boards detached, covers worn and stained, spine largely missing; the volume has been dampstained; in general the interior is in good tight condition with dampstain to central left margin through January 18 affecting images, additional marginal stains to March 29 and April (most not affecting images); light staining April 12 through June 28 affecting images, rippling to pages, browning to right edge of last section of volume. "The Duke of Portland's Derby Winners" has a few specks of abrasion, the "Four Derby Favorites, 1890" a few adhered spots of tissue paper, the dampstaining is not severe to either. Described as "The American Edition of the Illustrated London News: Printed From the Original Blocks." An exceptional repository of articles and images pertaining to the Far East and Africa, with numerous full page illustrations relating to Formosa, Malaysia, and Stanley's expedition: Congo to Zanzibar. On-going articles: Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition: Africa (Numerous Full Page Illustrations) including Farewell to Africa (Double) 156-157; Prince Albert Victor in India (hunting etc.); The Lushai Expedition (India). Portraits: Robert Browning (frontispiece); Thomas Alva Edison (Double March 29); Prince Bismarck 313; General Von Caprivi 337; Children (full page illustrations) Stirring the Christmas Pudding 9; The Fairy Ring by Kate Greenaway 25; A Game of Speculation (Double) 36-37; Off to See the Old Year Out and Left at Home to Fret and Pout 44-45; Between the Acts 208; Happy Days of Spring (stained) 465. Illustrated Articles: The Great Schools of England: Eton 275, 279 and 276-277 (Double) English Homes: Audley End (stained) 577, 580-581 (Double) 583. Full-Page Illustrations (some with multiple images) and Related Articles: The Congo 12-13; Christmas in Australia 20-21; The Block in Collins Street, Melbourne (Double) 60-61; Sketches on the Road to the Thibet Frontier (the Niti Field Force) 80, 152 176; Esquimaux of Alaska 64-65; Lord Lonsdale's Travels in North America (Alaska) 91, 92-93; A Ride Across Australia 89, 112; Canford Mannor 104; Sketches on the Yangtsze River, China 113; Belvoir Castle 177; Sketches in the Island of Formosa 188, 228, 284, 297, 374-375-376 (partial page), 420; The Portuguese at Delagoa Bay 200; The Goldfields of British Guiana (Double) 204-205; Sketches in Burmah 213; Recent Exploration in Central Australia (3 inch tear right margin) 221; The Austro-Hungarian Army on the Turkish Frontier 225; Antelope-Hunting in Nevada 241; Trout Farm in Surrey 245; The Prince of Wales Driving the Last Rivet of the Forth Bridge 265; Fulton Ferry, NY 809; Mining Operations in the Malay Peninsula 356-357, 364-365; Street Sketches in Tokio, Japan (stained) 447; Sketches in Corea (stained) 495; After Rocky Mountain Sheep (stained) 501; Side Saddle (front page, stained) 545. Louis Wain Illustrations: Sketches at the Terrier Club Show 271; My Noble Kinsman (cats: half-page) 352; Sketches at the Kennel Club Dog Show (stained) 439; Boots and Swan (dogs: stained) 467; Stranger in a Strange Land (dogs: stained) 607. Numerous Full Page Advertisements including Fry's Cocoa; Brookes Soap; Brinsmead Pianos; Elliman's (Horses by Sturgess); Beecham's Pills. Two Color Horse Prints by Sturgess. Item #45518