Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: William Little
Publication Date: 1848
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue comprising pages 367-382; disbound from bound volume, no loose pages, although front and rear pages nearly detached; periodic soil to front cover. Contents include: lead article Juvenile Destitution and Crime ("The attention of earnest philanthropists and Christian men has long been directed with painful interest to the subject of Juvenile Destitution and Ignorance. The immensity of the evil has been repeatedly dwelt upon. Society has been over and over again warned of the urgent duty it neglected; of the peril it encountered; of the abominations which it allowed to increase, by its refusal to undertake, as a whole, the mighty task of elevating the moral and physical condition of the children that swarm in our great towns and cities in all but incredible and yearly increasing numbers"); Burning of the Electoral Lists at Paris; The Weather; Foreign and Colonial News; The New Reform Movement; The Late Princess Sophia; The Royal Chenille Quilt; Destruction of Park Chapel, Camden Town; Burning of a Railway Bridge; Destruction of the Indian Steam-ship 'Benares'; Remains of St. Pancras Church, Somer's Town; The Theatres; Music; National Sports - Ascot Heath Races; Metropolitan News; Imperial Parliament; Court and Haut Ton; Ireland; The Mulready Exhibition at the Society of Arts; Mademoiselle Jenny Lind; Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased; The Markets; Monetary Transactions of the Week; The London Gazette; Publications; sheet music "Peace at Home" (poetry by G. Douglas Thompson, Esq., music by Edward J. Loder). Engravings include: Burning of the Electoral Lists, at the Porte St. Denis, Paris; Her Royal Highness The Princess Sophia When a Child; Superb Chenille Quilt Presented to Her Majesty; Destruction of Park Chapel Camden-Town, By Fire, on Tuesday Evening; Burning of the Usk Bridge on the South Wales Railway; Remains of the Iron Steam-Ship "Benares"; Scene of the Late Conflict - The King's Palace - The Toledo - St. Elmo; Carrying the Wounded in the Streets of Naples, May 19, 1848; The Emperor's Plate - Scenes in the Life of Peter the Great; The Queen's Cup; The Royal Hunt Cup; Mdlle. Jenny Lind, as "Lucia di Lammermoor," at Her Majesty's Theatre; Statue of the Marquis of Hastings for a Mausoleum, at Malta; full-page musical score "Peace At Home" (The Music by Edward J. Loder; The Poetry by G. Douglas Thompson, Esq.). Bookseller Inventory # 005977
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