Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram, London, England
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 265-284 including Supplement plus four pages of advertisements, unpaginated; previously disbound from bound volume; light narrow waterstain along upper edges and fore-edges of each page (to blank margins only and not affecting pagination); pages lightly aged; small brown spot to front cover. 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 The 'Secret and Confidential' Correspondence ("The extraordinary overtures made to the British Government by the Emperor Nicholas, in the spring of 1853, have been communicated to the world"); short The Premier in the House of Lords (with front cover engraving of The Right Hon. The Earl of Aberdeen); news updates Preparations for War (including engraving of the H.M.S. 'Miranda,' The Pioneer of the Baltic Fleet); The Stock Exchange - London Warehouses (with three engravings); Rear-Admiral Corry's Departure for the Baltic (with full-page engraving H.M.S. 'Neptune' - Rear-Admiral Corry Saluting the Queen, and Getting Under Way); Rear-Admiral Armar Lowry Corry (with portrait engraving); short Kronborg Castle, Elsineur (with engraving); Funeral of the Marquis of Londonderry (with two engravings); Exhibition of the National Institution of Fine Arts (with two engravings from art works); lengthy The Russian Overtures to the British Government; splendid full-page engraving The Baltic Fleet Running for Dover Straits; The Darien Ship Canal Expedition (with engraving); short Troops for the War (with two engravings); The War on the Danube (with two engravings). Bookseller Inventory # 007427
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