Tallis's History and Description of the Crystal Palace, and the world’s industry in 1851; illustrated by beautiful steel engravings, from original drawings and daguerreotypes, by Beard, Mayall, etc. 3 vols. 4to.
Fronts. (folding chromolitho. front. vol. I), plates; some light spotting. Contemp. half black calf, gilt spine; some rubbing to extremities. A decent copy.
Although issued with a list of illustration, Tallis appears to have used whatever pictures were available to him at the time, with some conforming to the contents, and numerous others not. From the collection of Robert Marshall, chemist, of Boston, Lincolnshire.
Author (GREAT EXHIBITION) TALLIS, John.
Publisher John Tallis & Co.