For Sale is the Illustrated London News with a Supplement for August 4th 1855. This Issue contains 8 Pages, 16 Sides, the Supplement also containing 8 Pages, 16 Sides. They have been taken from a Bound Volume, therefore the Binding Holes are showing.
Condition of both shows the Text and the Engravings to be Clear. Pages are Tanned, with Light Foxing throughout. Red London News Stamp on inside Page Spine has been Strengthened with Filmoplast Tape on Both. Goodwood Plate Engravings slightly Faded.
1- Front Page Article "Her Majesty's Visit to Paris." 2- Front Page Engraving shows "Boudoir for the Reception of Queen Victoria, at the Universal Exhibition, at Paris." 3- Foreign and Colonial News. France. America. India and China. The Siege of Sebastopol. The Siege Works. The War in Asia. Murder of General Beatson. 4- State Reform.- an Illustration. 5- Full page showing 2 Engravings showing the "Funeral of the Late Lord Raglan." - a- The Water Procession. b- Arrival of "The Caradoc" at Cumberland Basin, Clifton. 6- Full page showing 3 Engravings of the Funeral of the Late Lord Raglan. a- The Landing. b- The Procession. c- The Lying-in-State. 7- Funeral of the Late Field Marshall Lord Raglan. - The Naval Procession. The Disembarketion. The Procession through Bristol. The Interment. 8- The Court. 9- Church, Universities, &c. 10- Obituary of Eminent Persons.- a- Major-General William Henry Cornwall. b- The Hon. Edward Fitzclarence. c- Colonel Bent. d- William SElwyn, Esq., Q.C. 11- Imperial Parliament. 12- Double Page showing 2 Landscape Engravings. a- The First Shot Planted in Cronstadt. - Sketched by J.W. Carmichael. b- Boats of "The Harrier" and "Cuckoo" Destroying Russian Shipping at Nystad. 13- The Goodwood Race Plate. With Engraving showing a- The Goodwood Cup b- Chesterfield Cup. c- Stewards' Cup. 14- National Sports - Goodwood Races. 15- Metropolitan News. 16- Monetary Transactions of the Week. 17- The Markets. 18- Bankrupts. Births. Deaths. Marriages. 19- Opening of the Dutch - Rhenish Railway. 20- Half Page Engraving showing "Goude, in South Holland." 21- Half Page Engraving showing "The Dutch-Rhenish Railway Crossing the Zyde-Plaas Polder, above Rotterdam." 22- Engraving showing the "Opening of the Dutch-Rhenish Railway.- Temporary Station at Rotterdam." 23- Engraving showing the "Hoog-Strass (High Street), Rotterdam." 24- The Bankruptcy of Messrs. Strahan, Paul and Bates. 25- The Silent Member.- No. XXVIII.) 26- Lowestoft Regatta. 27- Engraving showing "The First Prize Cup, Lowestoft Regatta." 28- Half Page Engraving showing "Scene from Meyerbeer's "L'etoile Du Nord," at the Royal Italian Opera. 29- Half Page Engraving showing "Lowestoft Regatta-The Review of the Yachts"
1- Full page showing 7 Engravings "Champagne Bottling, at Pierry, in France." 2- Something About Champagne. 3- The War in the Crimea. - a- The Sortie on the 15th July. b- Despatches from General Simpson. c- Despatch from the Baltic. d- General Pelissier on the Progress of the Siege. 4- Full page Engraving showing " Burial at Sea.- Sketched by J.W. Carmichael." 5- Reconnaissance of the Strait of Stralsund. 6- Engraving showing "The Gun-Boat "Ruby," and Boats of "The Arrogant" and "Magicienne" Reconnoitring the Strait of Stralsund." 7- Burial at Sea.- A Sketch in the Baltic. 8- Engraving showing "The Caesar."- "Hands Piping to Bathe." 9- Piping all Hands to Bathe. 10- Lubbock's Reconnoitring Reflector. 11- The Public Health. No. 1. 12- Naval and Military Intelligence. 13- Imperial Parliament. 14- Double Page Oval Engraving showing "The Wellington College, near Sandhurst. South Front.- John Shaw, Architect." 15- Full page showing "The General Plan of the Wellington College." 16- The Wellington College. 17- Chess,- with Problem No. 598. 18- Town and Table Talk on Literature, Art. &c. 19- Laying Down Position Lights for Menof War. 20- Engraving showing "Preparing to make Signals." 21- New Ambulance Transport. With Engraving. 22- Sketches in the Crimea. a- Half page Engraving "The Woronzow Road." b- Half page Engraving showing "Turkish Batteries Commanding the Woronzow Road." 23- Our Lodgers. (No.II.) - The Back Attic. 24- The Theatres,- Princess'. Haymarket. St. James's. 25- Rachel. 26- Music. - New Musical Publications. 27- Notes of the Week. 28- Epitome of News - Foreign and Domestic.