Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 101-124 including Supplement; previously disbound from bound volume; pages moderately age-browned; light foxing throughout; "Stanford University Library" stamp to upper right corner of 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 Spanish Revolution; short The Insurrection in Madrid (with front cover engraving); lengthy news update The War on the Danube - From our Special Correspondent; news updates (topics include The Bombardment of Bomarsund - with engraving; Retreat of the Russians; Important Demonstrations at St. Petersburg; Occupation of the Crimea; The Russians in the Pacific; engraving "Boat Attack at the Sulineh South of the Danube"); The Funeral of Captain [Hyde] Parker (with engraving); Fraternisation of the French and English at Deal (with engraving); The 'Volcano' Steam Floating Factory (with engraving); Searching for Infernal Machines Off Cronstadt (with full-page engraving); His Highness Said Pacha, The New Viceroy of Egypt (with engraving); short The Rosetta Mouth of the Nile (with engraving); Arrival of El HHami Pacha at Southampton; The Crystal Palace - The Egyptian Court (with two engravings); short Testimonial to Colonel Maberly (with small engraving); short Removal of a Gigantic Palm-Tree From Messrs. Loddiges' to the Crystal Palace; The General Courts-Martial at Windsor - From a Military Correspondent; lengthy Prison Discipline - To the Editor of the Illustrated London News from George Combe; four-paragraph The Tipperary Abduction Case; Wreck of the 'Douro' Steam-Ship (with engraving); short Madame Marie Cabel (with portrait engraving); short The New Uniforms (with engraving); Opening of a New Bridge at Travancore (with engraving); lengthy Opening of the Ganges Canal (with engraving); nearly two-page table The Occupations of the People in Great Britain and the Islands in the British Seas, in 1851 ("From the Census Population Tables, presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of her Majesty"); Pau - Le Val D'Osseau, Le Pic du Midi de Pau, et les Eaux Bonnes (with six engravings); poem Our Land, or, The Song of the Finnish Patriots (Translated from the Swedish of J. L. Runeberg). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
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