Title: The Illustrated London News (Double Two ...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram
Publication Date: 1852
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Overview and condition: two complete issue Nos. 581 and 582 containing pages 241-272, with lead article from No. 581 "The Duke's Funeral" [Arthur Wellesley] and No. 582 Wellington Supplement "Wellington's Place in the World" this latter issue black-bordered; previously disbound from bound volume; narrow waterstain along upper edges (to blank margins only); light foxing in places; else Near Fine. With numerous, and splendid engravings, and detailed reportage of current events, history, politics, law and crime, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music, highlights include: The Duke's Funeral; Portrait of the Late Countess of Mornington, Mother of the Duke of Wellington (with front cover engraving); Foreign and Colonial News, including Australia - The Gold Fields, Editorial Perils in California, American Emigrant Ships - Frightful Tragedy; The Late Duke of Wellington; Respect to the Memory of the Duke in the Provinces; French Titles of the Duke of Wellington; Burning of the Ship 'Thomas Thompson' (with engraving); Opening of a New Basin in the Arsenal of Naples (with engraving); Harvest at the Philanthropic Society's Farm, Red Hill (with engraving); Westwood Park (with engraving); France - The President's Tour to the South (with engraving); Inundation in France (with engraving The Village of Boucharge Inundated by the Rhone); Exhibition of Poultry at Great Yarmouth (with two engravings); Teignmouth Made an Independent Port (with engraving); Opening of the South Wales Railway Between Carmarthen and Llanelly (with two engravings); 'Stockwell,' The Winner of the St. Leger (with engraving); Wellington Supplement, each page black-bordered, and with numerous engravings, entitled "Wellington's Place in the World" (with sections: lengthy The Duke of Wellington, As Politician and Civilian; The Real Birth-Place of the Duke; Castlecarbury; The Wellington Chair; Bust of the Duke of Wellington, by Mr. Noble; Wellingtoniana; The Duke on Horseback; Walmer Castle; A French Writer's Estimate of the Duke's Character; The "Duke" as a Musical Amateur; Royal Descent (with ancestor tree starting with Edward I); Wellington's Battles at One View (table); double-page musical score "Mourn for the Mighty Dead" composed by Sir H. R. Bishop and poetry by Charles Mackay; Street Reminiscence of the Duke; The Duke's Horse at Walmer; Bust of the Duke, and Tenure-Flag, in Windsor Castle. Bookseller Inventory # 006816
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