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1855 Double Issue ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (0570 39.) Valley of Death
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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:-16 pages (32 sides) from a weekly issue of :-

'The Illustrated London News '

……………………. DATED 1855 ……………………

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 :-

The Baltic Fleet - French and English Officers on the quarterdeck of HMS Merlin – front-page

Funeral of the late Admiral Boxer –removal of the remains from the 'Jason' in Balaclava harbour. – near half page

Funeral procession of the late Admiral Boxer to the heights above cossack bay Balaclava – near half page

Presentation of Burmese medals to the 80th Regiment (Staffordshire volunteers) on Southsea Common – near half page

Colossal silver candelabrum for the Pacha of Egypt

Paris fashions

The Landing of Turks at Yenikale – full page

Portraits of Lord Raglan & Sir Edmund Lyons

The 71st Regiment and Turks throwing up Entrenchments at Yenikale

Bombardment of Fort Arabat by the sea of Azoff squadron

Rt Hon Earl of Derby laying foundation stone University museum oxford, – half page

South view of the museum

Testimonial to mr Alderman Spiers, the late Mayor of Oxford

a small portrait of mr Leone Levi from a daguerrotype by Beard

Anniversary of the windsor Royal association in the Home Park – half page

Paris Universal Exhibition - Half page view of The fine arts building

Half page view of The annexe for machinery

King Alfred the great teaching the Anglo Saxon youth - By John Gilbert – full page

Mohammed Basha the new Bey of Tunis,

The Palace of the Bey of Tunis – near half page

Messrs Scheutz's new calculating machine – near half page (plus a further smaller one of an explanatory model of the machine)

M Connells Express Locomotive Engine for the Paris Universal Exhibition

A contrast Painted by A Solomon – full page

The last Day of harvest Painted by Alfred Fripp – full page

Chess Problem by Herr J Bayer of Vienna

2 views near Sebastopol: - The Valley of Death (the site of the famous charge of the light Brigade put into poetry by Alfred, Lord Tennyson) – full page - (Pictured above)

The Canrobert Redoubt – full page

The New Fire Escape (small untitled sketch)

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 :-

Abolition of the compulsory newspaper stamp

News from France

a near survey of Cronstadt

the electric telegraph across the atlantic

Evacuation of Anapa

The Hango affair


Threatened attack on Petropaulovski

War news

Obituaries including : Madame Lavalette, E Addenbrooke Addenbrooke, Thomas George Washington Carew

Presentation of Medals to the 80th Regiment (Staffordshire volunteers)

Colossal Candelabra

The capture of Yenikale

Newspaper postage in India

Administrative reform association meeting at Drury Lane theatre

The Markets

University museum Oxford

Royal Windsor association

The Tally Stick Catastrophe

Mr Leone Levi

Alfred the Great Teaching the Anglo-Saxon Youth

Despatches from Lord Raglan

Despatches from Adml Lyons

Palace of the Bey of Tunis

New calculating machine

Presbyterians Anniversary – the War and American Slavery

Conduct of Austria in relation to the allied powers

The House of commons

Dead Lark in Relievo leather work

The Queen of Spain and Her Ministers (a paragraph)

Hoaxes on Change (perhaps the mere fact that the construction of a line of Telegraph 3000 miles long would not nowadays be a subject of very great wonder)

A Contrast by Mr a Solomon

The Last Days of Harvest – the Roman Campagna

The new fire escape

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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

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.

This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

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

"Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.    

I accept: - PAYPAL,
UK postal orders, UK Cheques,
International money orders if in STERLING (UK pounds)
for other acceptable payment options please feel free  to  ask

Our standard shipping options are listed on this auction page, Just select your country to get the costs, we will however be open to requests for different services to meet any deadlines , or packaging requests you may have - Please ask BEFORE bidding.

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

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

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