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1852 issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (6450 43) Destruction of Lagos


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18.99 19399281 Quality Antique prints, Maps Ephemera - Guaranteed Antique unless otherwise specified This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-print. if there is a particular date you req
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Quality Antique prints, Maps & Ephemera - Guaranteed Antique unless otherwise specified

This is an original but ‘USED’ Magazine not a scan and not a later re-print.

if there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. For a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

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The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram and Mark Lemon, the Editor of Punch,

with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842.


This auction is for:-12 pages ( 24 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1852 ……………………

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. prints from engravings, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include :-

' Destruction of Lagos - Embarking The Captured Neapolitan Gun '

' Destruction of Lagos, Landing the Pinnace and Paddle box Boat to Embark the Captured Guns ' (both front page)

' Execution of Merino Outside the Gate Toledo At Madrid ' Martin Merino - Execution by garrotte

' Albacete Poignard ( dagger ) With Which Merino Attempted to Assassinate the Queen of Spain'

' The Burning of the Body of Merino Outside the Gate of Bilboa, At Madrid'

'Sir Charles Barry RA Architect of the New Houses of Parliament' Sleekburnc.

' Museum of Practical Geology - Dr Lyton Playfair's Lecture '

' The Happy Family ' a cage full of animals including Cat Monkey Rabbit Dog Birds etc

' The Lake of Thun ' engraving from the painting by T. Danby

'Costume Miel of the French Senators and Councillors of State'

'Canoes Crossing The River St. Lawrence' Sleekburnc.

'Commencement of the Quebec and Richmond Railway'

'The Aberdeen Clipper Built Barque, Phoenician'

'Grand Ball Given at Kandy to The Governor of Ceylon, Decoration of the Library'

' London Temperance League: Great Juvenille Gathering of Bands of Hope etc in Exeter Hall '

'Miss Crichton of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane'

'French Plays, Scene from The Marquis de Lauzan'

Plus a Musical Supplement entitled "English Songs and Melodies - The Poetry by Charles Mackay - The Symphonies and Accompaniments by Sir H. R. Bishop Knt. - Words and Music with five engravings

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) - This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include :-

The Militia and the National Defences with reference to Mr Cobden

Destruction of Lagos on the Coast of Africa by the Brirish Squadron with reference to the ships taking part in the attack Penelope bloodhound and Sampson - - - The Slave Trade

Foreign and Colonial News includes Parisiana - France and The Organic Law of the Press etc - - - The River Plate - - - India - - - China - - - Australia The Gold Fields

Spain - The Burning of the body of Merino

Law intelligence

Imperial parliament includes - Caling out a Local Militia - - - Disfranchisement of St Albans - - - Stamp Duty on Newspapers - - - Mail Contracts, Australia - - - The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and The "World" Newspaper, Vot of Want of confidence - - - The Tactics of the Conservative Party on the Reform Bill

Naval and Military Intelligence

Court and Haut Ton - Royal Comings and Goings

Church Universities etc - Preferments and Appointments

Metropolitan News includes London Orphan Asylum - - - St Luke's Hospital - - - London Fever Hospital - - - London Necropolis and National Mausoleum

The Theatres

Epitome of News Foreign And Domestic - snippetts of news

Monetary Transactions for the Week

Country News includes the Late inundation at Holmfirth - Floods Subscription

Obituary of Eminent Persons includes Sir William Millieken Napier, Bart at his residence Milliken, Renfrewshire - - - Sir Edmund Stephen Thomas, Bart died suddenly at Cork aged 42 - - - William Lewis Lord Dinorben of Kinmel Park - - - Hugh Jackson, Esq of Duddington and Wisbech Sleekburnc.

Deaths include Robert Blackwood Publisher

Metropolitan Sewerage - Deputation to Lord John Russell

........ And much more.

SleekburnC. XXXX Sleekburnc. Keenlyside

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25 “).The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound, some pages are loose. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age. The engravings vary in size. There are no outer advertising pages/cover unless otherwise stated. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.    

PLEASE NOTE :- I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are NO pages missing so if you are looking for something in particular in these pages PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE that the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample.


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UK postal orders, UK Cheques,
For other acceptable payment options please feel free  to  ask

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Delivery times will vary according to destination, but these are usually: 

Inland 2nd Class ............ 2 - 4 working days after posting

Airmail Europe .............. 3 - 5 working days after shipping

Airmail Rest of World.... 5 - 7 working days after shipping


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