For Sale is the Illustrated London News for May 24th 1851. Edition No. 487. This Issue contains 8 Pages, 16 Sides, it has been taken from a Bound Volume and therefore has the Binding Holes showing.
Condition of the Text and Engravings is Bright and Clear. Hardly any Foxing. Red London News Stamp appears on one page.
Articles. 1- Front page Article "The Copyright Question." 2- The Guild of Literature and Art. 3- Foreign and Colonial News. - France. Portugal. United States. India. China. Australia. 4- Law Intelligence. 5- Naval and Military Intelligence. 6- Imperial Parliament. 7- Court and Haut Ton. 8- Railway Accidents.- Fatal and Serious Injury to Life. 9- The Derby Day. - Random Notes about the Turf and Turf Matters. 10- Nooks and Corners of Old England. - Merton and Morden Churches. 11- National Sports. - Epsom Races. 12- Church, Universities, &c. 13- The Museum of Practical Geology. 14- Latest Foreign News. 15- The Marble Arch, Cumberland-Gate. 16- Launch of the Royal Mail Steam-Ship "Orinoco." 17- Banquet to the Foreign Commissioners. 18- Music, - Miss Catherine Hayes's Concert. The Musical Union. Musical Events. 19- The Theatres, - a- Royal Italian Opera. b- Her Majesty's. c- The Bridgewater Gallery. d- Cremorne Gardens. e- Mr. Thackeray's Lectures on the English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century. 20- Lord Wall's Collection of Pictures. 21- Chess, - with Problem No. 383. 22- Fatal Catastrophe. - Fall of a Building. 23- Assumption of Ecclesiastical Titles.- The Amended Bill. 24- Monster Casks of Sherry in the London Docks. 25- The Chinese Family. 26- Speaking to the Eye. 27- St. Peters Hospital, Wandsworth. 28- The Great Exhibition. 29- Epitome of News, Foreign and Domestic. 30- Metropolitan News. 31- Fire.- Large Loss of Life. 32- Monetary Transactions of the Week. 33- Bankrupts. Births. Deaths. Marriages. 34- Fabricated Tea and Tobacco. 35- The Markets. 36- The Passport System between England and France.
Engravings. 1- Half Page Engraving showing the "Amateur Performance of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton's New Comedy, before Her Majesty and Prince Albert, at Devonshire-House. 2- Half Page Engraving showing "The Start for "The Derby." 3- A Sketch on the Road.- The Cock Inn, Sutton. 4- Small Engraving of Morden Church. 5- Small Engraving of Merton Church. 6- Engraving showing the Horses coming round "Tattenham Corner." 7- The Marble Arch Cumberland-Gate Hyde Park. 8- Half page Engraving showing "The Opening of the Museum of Practical Geology. - The Great Hall. 9- Half Page Engraving showing the "Launch of the "Orinoco," West India Mail Steamer at Northfleet Dockyard." 10- Grand Entertainment given at the Castle Hotel, Richmond, by the Metropolitan Local Commissioners of the Great Exhibition to the Foreign Commissioners. 11- Monster Casks of Sherry in the London Docks. 12- Remains of the Fallen Premises in Gracechurch-Street.- Sketched from the Roof of an Adjoining House. 13- The Chinese Family, in the Exhibition at Albert Gate. Froma Photograph by Beard. 14- St. Peter's Hospital, East-Hill, Wandsworth.- From the Railway. 15- Half page Engraving of "No. 198, Strand."