Title: The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers ...
Publisher: Herbert Ingram
Publication Date: 1853
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Overview and condition: complete issue numbers 645 and 646 containing pages 241-276 plus unpaginated advertisements; previously disbound from bound volume; in three detached sections, all present; two fold-out engravings detached but present; the lightest of age-spots and foxing in places. Rich with spendid engravings throughout for most feature articles and news items, and detailed reportage of current events, history, politics, law and crime, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music, highlights include: lead article What London Requires for the Prevention of Cholera; The Channel Fleet at Queenstown; Foreign and Colonial News; Obituary of Eminent Persons; New Orleans - The Yellow Fever; Public Conveyances in Paris; The Future Government of India; Boar-Hunting in the East Indies; Literature (book reviews); The British and French Fleets in Besika Bay; The Golden Horn and the Falls of the "Sweet Waters of Europe"; The Eastern Question; Lord John Russell at Greenock; lengthy poem "The Mowers" ("An Anticipation of the Cholera"); Chess; The Theatres; Music; The Gloucester Musical Festival; Opening of the New Swansea Grammar-School; The English Protestant Church at Geneva; Somersetshire Archaeological Society; Epitome of News - Foreign and Domestic; advertisements; Rise and Progress of the Chinese Rebellion (with half-page Map of China); Metropolitan News - including Health of London; National Sports; Postscript - including Threatening Aspect of the Eastern Question, and lengthy one-paragraph Working of the Fugitive Slave Law in the United States; The Cholera; The Court; Provincial Intelligence; Monetary Transactions of the Week; The Markets; The London Gazette; advertisements; lead article (Issue No. 646) The Eastern Crisis - The Condition, Moral, Social and Political, of the Turks in Europe; lengthy Notes of a Visit to Constantinople; Sketch of the History of the Ottoman Empire, From the End of the Seventeenth Century to the Present Time; double-page fold-out engraving "Panoramic View of Constantinople, From the Tower of Galata" Drawn by Birket Foster; General View of the Present State of the Ottoman Empire; Viscount Stratford-de-Redcliffe, G.C.B.; The Summer Palace of the British Embassy at Therapia. Bookseller Inventory # 006937
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