The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers Double Issue: Vol. XXIII Nos. 659 and 660, December 24, ... The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers Double Issue: Vol. XXIII Nos. 659 and 660, December 24, ... The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers Double Issue: Vol. XXIII Nos. 659 and 660, December 24, ...

The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers Double Issue: Vol. XXIII Nos. 659 and 660, December 24, 1853) With Lead Article "Lord Palmerston, The Ministry, and the War in the East" and Christmas Supplement

Herbert Ingram (Publisher), Charles Mackay (Editor), William Little (Printer), and The Illustrated London News

Published by Herbert Ingram, 1853
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Overview and condition: complete issue numbers 659 and 660 containing pages 549-588; previously disbound from bound volume; 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 Lord Palmerston, The Ministry, and The War in the East; Monument to Schwarz, at Freiburg; Foreign and Colonial News - including lengthy The War in the East; The Late Queen of Portugal [Donna Maria, Queen of Portugal]; The "Dunbar," East Indiaman; The Turkey; Captain Ludlow; Mademoiselle Georges, of the Theatre Francais; The Court; Epitome of News - Foreign and Domestic; Obituary of Eminent Persons; The Emperor of Russia, in His Droshky (Sledge), at St. Petersburg; The Battle of Oltenitza; Metropolitan News; A Merry Christmas!; Christmas Entertainments; Music; Christmas Books; Town and Table-Talk on Literature, Art, &c.; Restoration of the Paintings in the Dome of St. Paul's (with eight engravings to one page, and two-third-page engraving); Chess; Monetary Transactions of the Week; The Markets; The London Gazette; advertisements; Christmas in France Supplement - including front cover engraving "Midnight Mass at the Madeleine, Paris"; Christmas in Paris, by M. Charton; Christmas in the Provinces, by M. Charton; The Stones of Plouhinec, A Christmas Legend, by Emile Souvestre; Christmas and the Carnival, by M. H. Marie Martin; Paris on New Year's Morning; New Year's Gifts in a Working Man's Family, by Emile Souvestre (with full-page engraving); full-page engraving "Serenade at the Tuileries on New Year's Eve"; two poems by Pierre Dupont - "Envoi a Gavarni" and "La Chanson du Jour de L'an"; The Sonneurs or Waits of Brittany by Emile Souvestre; The Bonbon Trade in Paris on New-Year's-Day; Issue No. 660 - including lovely front-page engraving "A Christmas Picture"; Christmas Games for Evening Parties (The Lottery, or Tombola; Get Out of That; The Lottery of Advice; The Shoemaker's Shop; The Magic Wand; Jack's Alive; The Health of Cardinal Puff; The Cock and Bull Story; The Philharmonic Concert; The Doctor; The Lovers' Exercise; Tuning the Organ; It Was I; The Prussian Soldier; The Learned Pig; The Deaf Man); poem "The Village Waits" by Mrs. T.K. Hervey; poem "Snowballing" by Edmund H. Yates; Princess Ilse, A Christmas Tale of the Hartz Mountains (translated from the German); Going to the Pantomime - With an Illustration by Leech; The Goose Clubs of London - With an Illustration by Phiz; A London Market on Christmas Eve - With an Illustration by G. Dodgson; A Night With the Waits; or, Making the Most of It - With an Illustration by W. G. Hine; Christmas at the Diggings ("Communicated by the Author of 'The Three Colonies of Australia'" - Molly Dibbs to Miss Jane Scrubber); musical score "Cold Christmas? No!" with music composed by Sir Henry R. Bishop, and poetry by Charles Mackay; Christmas-Eve at an Old Farm-House, by Edmund Ollier; delightful poem "Owed to the Christmas Tree" by Alfred Crowquill; full-page engraving to rear cover "A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR" ("The Christmas Tree, As Seen by the Father of a Family"). Bookseller Inventory # 006949

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Title: The Illustrated London News (Two Numbers ...

Publisher: Herbert Ingram

Publication Date: 1853

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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