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Illustrated London News 1852 7 Bound Volume Victorian

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Here's a hunky handsome, although somewhat curious, bound volume of ''The Illustrated London News'' dating to the 1850's. The remains of a gilt title on the leather spine reads ''Illustrated London News 1852-7.'' While we don't know how frequently that paper was published, we have noticed that the dates on the issues are in chronological order....but with spotty dates and the copies are incomplete issues. It appears someone chose articles of interest to them and later had them all bound together. For example....there are few covers and advertisements, but what must be hundreds of illustrations....including some in color. Most of the covers we noticed were headed ''Supplement To The London Illustrated News,'' but whether these are all ''Supplements'' or if those are interspered with regular issues we don't know. This hefty book begins with pages from the issue of July 24, 1852, then skips to July 31, 1852, then to August 7, 1852....but then to August 28, 1852 (page numbered ''176'')...and then on to page ''211'' of the September 18, 1852 issue....then to October 2, 1852....and so it goes for hundreds of pages. There are some covers included that read ''Supplement To The Illustrated London News,'' but these are spotty. One such cover touts ''Life of the Duke of Wellington'' and another dated April 5, 1856 reads ''Peace Supplement'' referencing the end of the war with Russia and the events at Balaclava. The detailed illustrations cover everything from genre views, to military battles, to dramatic natural disasters, to royalty, to ethnic peoples, to poli


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