LONDON EXHIBITED IN 1851; elucidating its natural and physical characteristics[;] its antiquity and architecture; its arts, manufactures, trade, and organization; its social, literary, and scientific institutions; and its numerous galleries of fine art. With 205 illustrations, executed by Mr. Robert Branston, Mr. H. G. Jewitt, Mr. J. R. Jobbins, and others; including a newly constructed map, engraved by Mr. Wilson Lowry. Edited and Published by John Weale.
No date . 910, [2 ad's] pages. Colour frontispiece of the Great Conservatory at Kew; separate colour title with a vignette portrait of Prince Albert. Numerous wood-engravings within the text throughout. Original cloth, gilt. Thick octavo. The folding, engraving map at the rear measures 52 x 95 cm. The book has been recased and re-backed with the original spine laid down; the endpapers have been replaced; the map has two short tears on the folds; some light spotting to the coloured title and frontispiece; else a very good, clean copy of a scarce book.