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Overview and condition: two complete issues Nos. 591 and 592 containing pages 425-456; previously disbound from bound volume; short closed edge tear to one fold-out engraving. With numerous, and splendid engravings, and detailed reportage of current events, history, politics, law and crime, economics, trade, architecture, personalities, art, theatre, and music, highlights include: lead feature "The Great Funeral Procession of The Duke of Wellington" with sections The Duke's Funeral; The Duke's Funeral - The Lying in State at Chelsea Hospital - The Vestibule (with engraving); The Surviving Waterloo Officers; The Lying in State at Chelsea Hospital (with two engravings Chelsea Hospital - The Crowd Going In; and, The Scene of the Catastrophe, at the Gate, Chelsea Hospital [related to crushing of the crowds of people due to their sheer numbers and narrow exits]); Temple-Bar, Decorated for the Duke's Funeral (with engraving); The Duke of Wellington, After a Miniature by Sir G. Haytor (with engraving); Medal of the Late Duke of Wellington (with engraving of front and verso); The Duke of Wellington's Funeral - The Procession and Funeral Obsequies; Order of Procession; The Interior of St. Paul's Cathedral; splendid double-page fold-out engraving Funeral of the Duke of Wellington in St. Paul's Cathedral - The Procession in the Nave; The Horse Guards and the Parade-Ground in St. James's Park; poem The Last Dream of Wellington; engraving The Duke of Wellington Writing the Dispatch After Waterloo; Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo, Leicester Square; engraving The Army and the Navy - Meeting of Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington (When Colonel Wellesley); splendid full-page engraving The Duke of Wellington's Funeral Car; Wellington Supplement to the Illustrated London News, including: The Duke, and the Settlement of Europe; Parliamentary Eulogies on the Duke of Wellington; The Duke of Wellington as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; The Duke's Funeral - The Lying in State at Walmer, and The Arrival in London (with six engravings, including front cover); Portraits, Statues, and Memorials of the Duke of Wellington (Second Article); Historical Pictures of the Duke's Actions, and Fancy Subjects Illustrative of Them; Reminiscences of the Great Duke in The House of Lords; The Crypt in St. Paul's; Lying in State at Chelsea Hospital; splendid double-page fold-out engraving The Remains of the Duke of Wellington Lying in State in the Hall of Chelsea Hospital; Autographs of the Wellington Family (reproduced); Wellington and Its Dukedom (with two engravings); The Duke's Foresight, and the Ball at Brussels (with engraving); splendid full-page engraving Time Removing the Hero - An Allegorical Design, by William Harvey; Armorial Achievement of Field-Marshal Arthur Duke of Wellington, K.G., G.C.B., G.C.H. (with engraving); The Duke's Humanity; The Duke's Coffins (with engraving); The Duke's Charger "Copenhagen" (with engraving). N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Illustrated London News (Double Two ...
Éditeur : Herbert Ingram
Date d'édition : 1852
Reliure : Soft cover
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Edition : 1st Edition
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