The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME. INDIA / AFRICA.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.
The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.

The Illustrated London News. 1876 - (01 - 06). January to June. ONE VOLUME.

London. 1876.
Volume LXVIII. Bound volume of issues, January through June 1876 of The Illustrated London News. Black and white illustrations, tipped-in centerfolds, 616pp, Index to Engravings for Vol. LXVIII, 16 x 11 1/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). MISSING one sheet (p.357/358). Cover extremities lightly rubbed, dampstaining to back cover; interior tight and clean with foxing to endpapers, intermittent library stamps (mostly in upper right corner), page 357/358 missing. Many of the issues have light horizontal creasing (from distribution method of the magazine, before it was bound). Overall very good condition with tight binding and well-preserved spine. Extensive coverage of the Prince of Wales travels to India. The documentation begins with the Prince's arrival in Ceylon and progresses through his various excursions through India; the coverage resolves with his homecoming in May, and includes illustrations of a lavish ball and an exhibit of some of the animals brought back from his travels. There are copious single and double-page illustrations of his travels including a number that depict a hunting expedition on elephant-back, the prince shooting at various wildlife from his perch in the howdah. Other illustrated items include the Russian Circular Ironclad Novgorod, Lieutenant Cameron's Expedition to Central Africa, including views of Lake Tanganyika and a full-page map, the War in Herzegovina, the H.M.S. Challenger in Tahiti and elsewhere. Of American interest are the full-page illustrations and articles dealing with Prison Life at Blackwell's Island, N.Y. and a variety of full-page illustrations relating to the Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, many focusing on African-Americans. Item #46646

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