For Sale is the Illustrated London News for May 3rd 1851. Edition No. 481. This Issue contains 8 Pages, 16 Sides. it has been taken from a Bound Volume, therefore the Binding Holes are Showing.
Condition of the Text and Engravings is lovely Bright,and Clear. Age related Foxing Spots appear on some Pages. Red London News Stamp Inside.
Contents. 1- Front page Article "The Great Exhibition." 2- Mr. Paxton. - The Architect of the Great Exhibition Building. 3- Engraving showing "Mr. Paxton, Esq., F.L.S., Architect of the Crystal Palace. From a Photograph by Kilburn. 4- Foreign and Colonial News. - France. United States. Canada. 5- Country News. 6- Church, Universities, &c. 7- Imperial Parliament.- a- Supply of Water to the Metropolis. b- Punishment of Death in the Colonies. c- Property Tax Bill. d- Examination of Military Officers.Manorial Rights. e- Ecclesiastical Titles Bill. f- Admission of Jews to Parliament. 8- Naval and Military Intelligence. 9- Arrival of the Turkish Frigate "Feiza Baari." 10- Rotation of the Earth. 11- Rotary Paradox. With Engraving. 12- Obituary of Eminent Persons Recently Deceased. - a- Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, G.C.B. b- Samuel Sandbach, Esq., of Woodlands, Lancaster. c- Judith Anne, Countess of Radnor. 13- Engraving showing "The Rotation of the Earth made Visible," at the Polytechnic Institution, Regent-Street. 13- Engraving of the "Turkish Steam-Frigate "Feiza Baari," at Southampton." 14- Tercentenary of the Foundation of Shrewsbury School. With Engraving. 15- Full page Engraving showing "State Opening of the Great Exhibition. - Her Majesty Leaving Buckingham Palace." 16- The Opening of the Great Exhibition. 17- Double Page Engraving showing "Inauguration of the Great Exhibition Building, By Her Majesty, May 1st 1851." 18- Railway Accident. Extensive Loss of Life. 19- Metropolitan News. 20- Chess,- with Problem No. 381. 21- Epitome of News - Foreign and Domestic. 22- Engraving showing a "Scene from "Roger De Coverley," at the Oplmpic Theatre. 23- "Arline ; or, the Fortunes and Vicissitudes of a Bohemian Girl," at the Haymarket Theatre. With Engraving. 24- The Theatres. : Her Majesty's. St. James's. Punch's Playhouse. Royal Italian Opera. 25- Paris Fashions for May. With Engraving. 26- The 2 Water-Colour Exhibitions. 27- Engraving showing "The Village Smithy." By G. Dodgson.- Exhibition of the Society of Painters in Water-Colours. 28- Mrs. Peachey's Wax Flowers. 29- Catlin's American Indian Collection. 30- Diorama of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, St. Georges Gallery Hyde-Park- Corner. 31- Music.- Philharmonic Society. The Musical Union. Beethoven Quartet Society. Foreign Musical News. Musical Events. 32- Bankrupts Births. Deaths. Marriages. 33- Monetary Transactions of the Week. 34- Grand Protectionist Demonstration. 35- National Sports. - Chester Races. 36- Demonstration of the Roman Catholics against the "Papal Aggression Bill." 37- The Markets. 38- Full page Engraving showing "Reception of the Queen at the Great Exhibition Building."