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 333-356 including Supplement; 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; periodic very small light age spots. 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 Postponement of the Reform Bill; The Balkan (with front cover engraving The Road to Constantinople); lengthy news updates The War (with several sections, including The Baltic Fleet in the Gulf of Finland; The New Protocol - The Prussian Policy; Defeat of the Russians; Cowardly Assault on English Merchantmen; others); Marshal De Saint Arnaud, Commander-in-Chief of the French Expedition to the East (with portrait engraving); short The Declaration of War in the French Senate (with engraving); short Departure of Lord Raglan and the Duke of Cambridge (with engraving); Mrs. [Caroline] Chisholm's Departure for Australia (with engraving); Easter in Russia (with two engravings); short The Lighthouse of Hango-udd (with engraving); The Russo-Greek Insurrection (with engraving Town and Fortress of Arta, in Albania); Mallee Birds (with engraving); The British Museum (with engraving The Great Egyptian Gallery in the British Museum); Progress of the Crystal Palace (with two engravings); short H.M.S. 'Miranda' Off Revel (with engraving); short The Baltic Fleet (with splendid full-page engraving); Supplement lead article Slavery in America; Russian Prisoners on Their Way to Siberia (with engraving); Russian Arrogance in the Last Century; Russian Generals Commanding on the Danube, in 1854 - From a Correspondent; Regimental Staff - From a Military Correspondent; Brocoli and Early Potatoes; poem The Descent From the Cross (with splendid full-page engraving of art work by Rembrandt); Winchester Cathedral (with splendid full-page engraving of Winchester Cathedral - The Choir); Artificial Propagation of Salmon (with drawing). Bookseller Inventory # 007430
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