For Sale is an Edition of the Illustrated London News April 7th 1855, this Issue Contains 12 Pages, 24 sides, and has been taken from a Bound Volume. Condition is Good, being Bright and Clear, with just the odd Foxing Spot showing.
Articles. 1- Front Page Article called "The Conferences at Vienna." 2- Foreign and Colonial News. 3- The War in the Crimea. 4- Despatches from Lord Raglan. 5- Fire at the Chester Grand Stand. 6- Ship struck by a Whale. 7- Grand Banquet to the High Sheriff of Cheshire. 8- The Court. 9- The Crimean Committee. 10- Metropolitan news. 11- Obituary of Eminent Persons. 12- Town and Table Talk on Literature. 13- Music. 14- The Theatres. 15- Chess, with Problem No. 581. 16- The British Museum. 17- Circassian Bear in the Zoological Society's Gardens, Regents-Park. 18- Testimonial to Mr. Robert Bright, of Bristol. 19- National Sports. 20- Monetary Transactions of the Week. 21- The Markets. 22- Paris Fashions for April. 23- Grand Military Ball at Edinburgh. 24- M. Soyer on his Mission to Scutari. 25- Some Observations on the origins of Chess. - By Dr. Duncan Forbes. 26- Epitome of News - Foreign and Domestic. 27- Patriotic Fund Exhibition. 28- Presentation of a War Trophy to Stafford. 29- Prideaux's Self-Closing Furnace-Valve, for preventing Smoke.
Engravings. 1- Front Page Engraving Militia at Portsmouth. By W. Thomas. 2- Fire at the Chester Grand Stand. 3- The Schooner "Waterloo" Struck by a Whale. 4- The Crimean Medal. 5- Arrival of the High Sheriff of Cheshire at the Mottram Station. 6- Cheshire Javelin-Man, Sketched from the Sheriff's Procession. 7- Double Page Engraving - "Devine Service on Sunday Morning in the Camp before Balaclava.- Guards Division." 8- New Greco-Roman Saloon, just opened at the British Museum. 9- Circassian Bear, in the gardens of the Zoological Society, Regents-Park. 10- "The Dead Christ." - Painted by Spagnoletto.- From the National Gallery. 11- Plate Presented to Robert Bright, Esq. 12- Fashions for Longchamps, 1855. - Drawn by Gavarni. 13- Grand Military Ball at Edinburgh.- Principal Entrance. 14- The 13-Inch Mortar Battery, before Sebastopol. 15- "Sunshine." -Painted by C. Baxter.- Exhibition of the Society of British Artists. 16- "Church Pool, Wargrave."- Painted by W.W. Gosling.- Exhibition of the Society of British Aretists. 17- "The Knight." - Drawn by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. Presented to the Patriotic Fund Exhibition. 18- " The Prince of Wales, Afterwards Henry V." -Drawn by His Royal Highness Prince Alfred. - Presented to the Patriotic Fund Exhibition. 19- Burmese Bell, Presented to the County of Stafford. 20- Prideaux's Self-Closing Furnace-Valve. a- Front View of Valve as Fixed in Furnace Door. b- Back View of Valve, with a portion of the Case removed, to show the arrangement of Plates in the interior.