THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON ALMANACK FOR 1860: Containing Calendar, Festivals, Anniversaries, Times of High Water, and of the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon and Planets for each Month; Groups of Insects and Butterflies, Printed in Colours, Drawn by T. D. Scott, with Descriptive Letterpress by J. S. Martin; Twelve Original Designs as Headings to the Calendar; Twelve Fine-Art Engravings; also Astronomical Diagrams of Remarkable Phenomena, Printed in Colours; with Explanatory Notes; Lists of Government Offices and Officers, City Officers, Directors of the Bank of England, and Acts of Parliament Passed During Last Session. The Queen and R

First edition. Publisher's original illustrated card covers with white, red and yellow titles to the front panel and red cloth spine. 68 pp. Illustrated with black and white frontispiece, twelve full page colour chromolithographic plates drawn by T. D. Scott, 17 tinted astronomical illustrations, numerous black and white in-text illustrations, charts and tables throughout. An excellent near fine copy, the binding firm with a little rubbing and creasing to the extremities, the covers toned but free from loss or tears. The contents are clean throughout and free from inscriptions or stamps.

Published annually between 1845 and 1895 by The Illustrated London News, The Illustrated London Almanack provided locally relevant information covering finances, politics, the monarchy, key events and obituaries. Each issue contained seasonally themed engravings and information, with features on wildlife, folklore, astrology and recreational events. Uncommon in original condition.

Stock code: 25380


Do you have a book like this to sell?
Read the Sell Books to Lucius page for more information on how to sell to us.




Children's / Illustrated
Modern First Editions
Art Books
Recent Acquisitions
Natural History
Politics / Philosophy
Sell your books to us Log in / Register