London: George C. Leighton, 1867. Hardcover. Ex-library. A very large and heavy book bound in green cloth boards with leather corners and a black cloth spine. The corners are heavily worn. Some foldout illustrations are torn, mostly along the fold lines. A few library marks inside and some leather smudges on the cloth; otherwise, text is clean. Item #174031
Volume 51 of THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, filled with stunning full-page engravings which are highly sought after for extracting and framing. There are larger foldouts including full-color illustrations of fresh fruit and of a young woman asleep with a book. There is also a very large black-and white foldout of Paris at it appeared in 1867, though this one is badly torn along the fold lines. Measures approx. 16" x 11.5"