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Book Description

wood-engraving with hand-colouring, original folds as issued, a repaired split along one fold and a repaired tear into the lower left image,
Dealer Notes
a magnificent balloon view panorama of this thriving Victorian city, issued as a supplement to The Graphic to celebrate its industrial heyday, with inset reduced key plate and extensive key in the lower margin, below the title. Our elevated viewpoint is looking south over the river Irwell towards Manchester Cathedral, Exchange and Town Hall, all picked out with consummate clarity by Brewer, who was a master of architectural illustration
Author Brewer (Henry William)
Date 1889
Publisher The Graphic, London

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