The Album of London Views
Published by Charles, Reynolds & Co, 26 & 27 Milk St. London, c. 1890.
Very Good Condition, cover edges rubbed, surface wear to front and back cover, inside Fine (see photographs)
Black and white photo lithograph illustrations of various London sites, historical monuments, and attractions - which fold out accordion-style, including a long illustration of the Thames Embankment.
Contents are 14 continuous single sided folding pages, actually 18 views as the panoramic view of the Houses of Parliament north of the Thames to past the Inner Temple is 8 pages long.
Size closed 14 x 19cm opened out is 19 x approx 192.5cm.
Images inside include:
Royal Exchange; Cheapside from Peel Monument (showing Bow Church); St Paul's Cathedral; The New Law Courts; The Monument; London Bridge,;Holborn Viaduct; Bank of England; Charing Cross Hotel; National Gallery; St James' Palace; Buckingham Palace; Lambeth Palace, St Thomas' Hospital; Whitehall "The Horse Guards;" Westminster Abbey; a two-page image of Trafalgar Square; British Museum; Crystal Palace; panoramic view of New South Kensington Museum; Imperial Institute; Albert Memorial; Albert Hall; a panoramic view of The Thames Embankment featuring: Houses of Parliament along with Westminster Bridge, St Stephen's Club, Offices of the Inland Exchange Commissioners and Floating Baths, Avenue Theatre, Railway Station Charing Cross, Cleopatra's Needle, Waterloo Bridge, Somerset House, The Rainbow Volunteer Training Ship, London School Board Offices, Middle Temple Hall, Temple Gardens, Inner Temple Hall, Inner Temple Library, City of London Schools and Royal Hotel
Also includes a street map of London.
A quite rare 19th century hardback book illustrated with views of Victorian London.