London: George C. Leighton, 1872. Hardcover. Ex-library. An oversize hardcover book with a black cloth spine, green cloth boards, and black leather corners. Corners rubbed through and front hinge cracked. A few library markings inside. Edge tears affecting pages 155-164. LACKS pages 43-46. Text is unmarked. Item #202065
Volume 60 of the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, containing issues from January 6 through June 29, 1872. Includes reporting on a thanksgiving celebration at St. Paul's Cathedral following a near-fatal illness of the Prince of Wales, and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in May of '72. Among the many fine engravings are a foldout portrait of Sancho panza from DON QUIXOTE, full-page portraits of the Prince and Princess of Wales, one of Queen Elizabeth I, and on the cover of the March 2 issue, a classic portrait of Queen Victoria. Measures approx. 16" x 11.75"