By Various
London   George C Leighton
15.5" by 11.5"
A large morocco bound volume containing numbers from Victorian weekly publications.
By Various

1873-1886 The Illustrated London News; The Graphic; The Lady's Newspaper; Pictorial Souvenir of the Great Tichborne Case; The Penny

London   George C Leighton
15.5" by 11.5"
A large morocco bound volume containing numbers from Victorian weekly publications.
: 4kgs / : 853A63

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Containing miscellaneous numbers from various London weekly publications from 1873 to 1886. 

The Illustrated London News was the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine, founded by Herbert Ingram in 1842. It appeared weekly until 1971, and slowly ceased publication in 2003. 

The present large volume contains the following, in binding order:

No. 2073 Vol. LXXIV, Saturday March 8, 1879;
No. 2075 Vol. LXXIV, Saturday, March 22, 1879;
No. 2074 Vol. LXXIV Saturday, March 15, 1879;
No. 2089 Vol. LXXIV Saturday, June 28, 1879; 
Special Number of the Illustrated London News, July 16 1879;
No. 2099, Vol. LXXV, Saturday September 6, 1879;
Supplement to the number from October 4, 1879;
No. 2105 Vol. LXXV, Saturday, October 18, 1879;
No. 2296 Vol. LXXXII, Saturday, April 21, 1883;
No. 2297 Vol LXXXII, Saturday, April 28, 1883;

Illustrated with lovely engravings in text throughout, as well as seven full page plates, including a large folding plate illustrative of the 'Zulu War, and one double coloured plate.

'The Graphic' was a British weekly illustrated newspaper, first published on 4 December 1869 by William Luson Thomas's company Illustrated Newspapers Ltd. It was set up as a rival to the 'Illustrated London News' and had incredible success in the art world. 

In binding order:

No. 165 Vol VII, Saturday, January 25, 1873;
No. 485, Vol. XIX, Saturday March 15, 1879; 
Part of number from Sept. 13, 1879; 
No. 515, Vol XX, Saturday, October 11, 1879;
No. 700, Vol XXVII Saturday, April 28, 1883;
No. 699, Vol XXVII Saturday, April 21, 1883; 
Part of no. from November 3, 1883;
No. 728, Vol. XXVIII Saturday, November 10, 1883; 
No. 729 Vol. XXVIII Saturday, November 17, 1883;
No. 843 Vol. XXXIII Saturday, January 23, 1886;
Four leaves from No. 846, Vol. XXXIII Saturday February 13, 1886; 

Followed by a hand coloured map from the extra supplement to the no. from July 15, 1876.

Illustrated with numerous striking engravings in text as well as four full page plates.

'The Lady's Newspaper' was one of the earliest newspaper produced exclusively for a female audience. It marketed itself as a general newspaper, containing all of the news of the day presented in a way considered suitable and enjoyable for women to read. 

In binding order:

No. 228 of , from Saturday May 10, 1851
No. 240 Saturday, August 2, 1851

With illustrations in text.

Bound with 'Pictorial Souvenir of the Great Tichborne Case' priced at fourpence with the original wraps bound in, 'Being a Readable Narrative of the Remarkable Lives of Roger Tichborne & the Claimant'. Illustrated in text.

Bound with 'The Penny: Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times' No. 951 Vol. 37, Oct 18, 1879. This was a cheap illustrated London weekly newspaper that ran from 1861 to 1913. Illustrated in text.


Rebound in smart full morocco binding with gilt plate 'Il London News 179' to front board. Externally very smart with minor shelf wear only, lightly bumped to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Occasional light minor spotting affecting odd leaf, pages otherwise generally very clean throughout. 'The Graphic' with close cuts to margins affecting only part of text.

Very Good Indeed

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