Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram, London, England
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 57-76 including Supplement; previously disbound from bound volume; very light periodic foxing throughout. Rich with spendid engravings throughout for most feature articles and primary news items, lengthy regular columns, all containing detailed reportage of London, local, domestic, colonial, and foreign news and events, history, politics, law and crime, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music. Highlights of this issue include: lead article Positions and Prospects of the War; short Embarkation of French Troops in English Vessels (with front cover engraving); lengthy regular column Foreign and Colonial News (topics include The War on the Danube - From our Special Correspondent; Omer Pacha in the English Camp; Operations in the Black Sea; The State of Affairs in St. Petersburg; The Spanish Insurrection; United States - The Overland Mail; others); Meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society, at Lincoln (with full-page engraving); Sketches From the Seat of War (with three engravings: "The Allied Fleets and Armies at Varna," "View From the Camp of Aladyn, Near Varna," "Sappers Repairing the Road Between Schumla and Varna"); Meeting of Government Supporters; Exhibition of The Royal Academy (with three engravings of art works); short Hengrave Hall (with engraving); The Winchester 'Domum' (with engraving); Some Observations on the Origin of Chess (Chapter II) by Dr. Duncan Forbes; short Grand National Archery Fete at Shrewsbury (with engraving); Siege Operations at Chatham (with engraving); short Loss of Life at a Ship Launch (with stunning engraving); The Crystal Palace at Sydenham - The Colossal Egyptian Figures (with magnificent full-page engraving "The Crystal Palace at Sydenham - The Egyptian Avenue, Colossal Figures From Aboo Simbel"); Embarkation of French Troops in English Vessels, at Calais (with six engravings, including "French Troops and English Sailors Fraternising at Calais"; "The Emperor on Board the Screw Steam-Yacht 'La Reine Hortense,' Leaving the Harbour"; full-page "Embarkation of French Troops in English Vessels, at Calais, for the Baltic"); short The Affair Off Sebastopol (with drawing of Engagement). Bookseller Inventory # 007445
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