London: Illustrated London News, 1860. Hardcover. Complete half year volume of this influential and popular illustrated newspaper, with a map of Morocco (p209).
Many fine wood block plates, including 5 doubles, some in color: the Emperor Napoleon III Battle of Solferino (p168); Hong Kong (p349); Map of the overland telegraph to Canton, Shanghai, China (p380); Auckland, NZ (p473); and double view of the Alexandra Palace (p304-305).
Folio volume. Three quarter brown leather and marbled boards. Covers & spine rubbed; leather chipped top of spine. Internally, very good condition, the plates bright and clean. Bookbinder slip of Hallenbeck and McIntyre, Albany NY, inside front cover. Good + condition. Item #24493