A superb large size edition (16" x 12") of 64 pages commemorating QUEEN VICTORIA'S SIXTY YEARS AS MONARCH published by THE LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS in 1897.There 12 STUNNING FULL PAGE LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES....just beautiful for framing-up. There are also some magnificent old Full Page Victorian Adverts...including one on the back cover for ENO'S FRUIT SALTS.. IN FULL COLOUR...and others in spot colour of Black & White for HARRODS, FRY'S COCOA, VOGELER'S Curative Compound, & ST. JACOBS OIL. The staples have rusted not surprisingly at 114 years of age....the cover is detached but could easily be glued back on if you require.The pages are all in a thin cardboard and are in simply excellent condition.
This is a magnificent edition.....just ONE PLATE from this issue is being offered online 'framed' at over US$500 so this piece represents fabulous value for money.
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