Title: The Illustrated London News (Single Complete...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram, London, England
Publication Date: 1854
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue containing pages 525-548 including Supplement; previously disbound from bound volume; pages age-browned; chipping along right edges of several pages affecting the end-words of text to pages 527-528 (otherwise to blank margins only); double-page fold-out engraving detached but present; several pages loose but present. 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 Duties of the Allies to Themselves and to Europe; The Cannon Revolver (with front cover engraving); The Battle of Inkerman - From our Special Correspondent; General Canrobert's Account of the Battle; Prince Menschikoff's Account of the Battle; Captain Lewis Edward Nolan, Late of the 15th Hussars (with engraving); Charge of the Chasseurs D'Afrique (with engraving); The Battle of Inkerman - Official Despatches, Lord Raglan's Despatch (with two engravings "The Allied Troops Preparing to Silence Inkerman" and "Vale Leading to Inkerman"); lengthy editorial commentary "The Battle of Inkerman"; Latest Intelligence; The Charge of the Scots Greys (with full-page engraving "The Action at Balaclava - Charge of the Scots Greys, October 25"); full-page engraving "Sortie of the Russians From Sebastopol, October 26"; Naval Attack on the Russian Fort of Petropaulovski (with engraving); Incidents at the Battle of Inkerman (topics include The Night Before the Battle; Our Pickets Fall Back; Hand-to-Hand Fighting - British Pluck; How Bravely the Guards Fought); Inauguration of the Statue of Charles XIV, at Stockholm (with engraving); short Statue of the Poet Wordsworth (with engraving); Restoration of St. Nicholas Church, Islip, Northamptonshire (with small engraving); Denshanger New Church (with small engraving); Ball at the Guildhall, in Aid of the Patriotic Fund (with engraving); General Canrobert (with portrait engraving); Lieut-General Sir John Fox Burgoyne, G.C.B. (with portrait engraving); engraving "Sortie of the Russians from Sebastopol"; Eupatoria - From a Correspondent (with five engravings); Despatches From Lord Raglan; Obituary of Officers in the Crimea; The Attack of the Scots Greys (with double-page fold-out engraving "The Battle of Balaclava - Attack of the Scots Greys"). Bookseller Inventory # 007463
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