Ridley, M. W. (illus).
London. The London Illustrated News. 1872.
Volume LX. Three-quarter leather bound volume, 16.25 x 11 inches; 628 pp. Tightly bound with perished spine. Centerfolds tipped in. No color plates. Index at front. Most issues state: Printed on Thin Paper for Foreign Postage; consequently, there are fold lines to most issues resulting from being mailed overseas. Double-page portrait of Don Pancho Panza curled along fold line. Volume missing pp 257-260. Contents in good clean condition with issues noted. The volume features full-page illustrated material of considerable interest including extensive illustrated coverage of the Far East, with numerous full and double page images. Subject areas include Rangoon, Yokohama, India, Ceylon, the Looshai Expedition, Burmese Musicians, etc. Additional illustrated coverage includes the Catacombs of Rome and the Plan of the Palatine Hill, French Communists, the Cistern under Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem, Slave Market in Zanzibar, Mt. Vesuvius, South Africa War Dance of the Matabill, South Africa Diamond Fields. Illustrated topics related to England include the Batallack Mine, double-page View of the New Law Courts, Oxford - Cambridge Boat Race, HMS Thunderer, Ascot Races, Royal Thames Yacht Club Race, Sunday Morning in the New Cut, Lambeth, Hampstead Heath etc. Item #49973
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