Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: William Little, London, England
Publication Date: 1852
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 1-24, including Supplement engraving; previously disbound from bound volume; pages 1-16 are in Near Fine condition; the two fold-out engravings comprising pages 17-24 to rear of issue are detached but present with the second fold-out engraving showing lengthy closed tear down the mid-fold, with attendant narrow chips and age-browning. With numerous, and splendid engravings, and detailed reportage of current events, history, politics, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music, highlights include: lead article The Old and The New Year; The Revolution in France ("The accompanying Illustrations show the localities of a few of the leading incidents in the recent coup d'etat in Paris and the departments of France"); The Baking and Breaking of the New Year's Eve Cake - A Christmas Custom in Ireland (with two engravings); The Right Hon. The Earl Granville, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (with engraving); The Clipper Ship 'Chrysolite' (with engraving); Convict Demands for Transportation to Australia - Mutiny; Fashions for the New Year (with engravings); Launch of the Iron Steam-Yacht 'Faid Gihaad' (with engraving); Non-Restraint in Lunacy; The Great Exhibition (with engravings, including double-page Grand Panorama of the Great Exhibition - No. V. - South-West Portion of the Nave and Grand Panorama of the Great Exhibition - No. VI. - South-West Portion of the Nave). Bookseller Inventory # 006778
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