London: Photochrom Co., 1911. Hardcover. Oblong Quarto. (2) 24pp., 24 plates. Original string-bound green cloth with light green lettering and photograph mounted to cover. Twenty-five copyright photgraphs, including cover photo, with descriptive letterpress by W. H. Watts.
Captivating sepia-toned photographs mounted to dark brown heavy paper stock showing the St. Paul's Cathedral, Ludgate Circus, the Law Courts, Strand, Westminster Abbey, the House of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, the Royal Memorial Albert Hall, Picadilly Circus, the Tower of London, and other points of interest of the world metropolis. An introduction and descriptive texts printed to thin vellum paper facing the photographs. Laid in a newspaper clipping showing a rowing competition for the Kingston Grand Challenge Cup, and and oversized, sepia-toned Union Postale Universelle postcard, showing paintings at the Hospital Saint-Jean in Bruges.
Light wear along edges of binding, with light spotting on front cover, and four inch blue line marked from top of back cover near foredge, lightly rubbed. inside front cover lightly starting at fold. Second to last descriptive page with light fraying at top and light creasing near gutter. Binding in overall good, interior in near fine condition. g to near fine. Item #46303