1875 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Rhinoceros Fight at Baroda HERZEGOVINA WAR Duke of Edinburgh (0091)

Product code: 0091 (Wt. 245g)
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Original Victorian Antique Newspaper THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Dated 1875 Rhinoceros Fight Baroda HERZEGOVINA WAR Duke of Edinburgh FRENCH ASSEMBLY. Plus much more; see main description for detailed content and condition.



The Illustrated London News 

Six Pages From an Original Weekly Issue

Dated 1875

This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. engravings from sketches, drawings etc. (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Dangerous Quarters from a Painting by H. B. Roberts - front page

An Insurgent Leader, Dubrovnik.

Arrest of Our Special Artist, Mr Melton Prior, at Ragusa "Facsimile of Sketch".

A Rhinoceros Fight at Baroda Before the Prince of Wales - full page. Info. Vadodara, India

The War in the Herzegovina: Storming of the Fortress of Palanka by The Insurgents - double page

Electing of The Senators in The French Assembly. sleekburnc.

The Duke of Edinburgh Laying the Foundation Stone of The New Opera House on The Thames Embankment. (There is a tear to one side of this; repairable.)  


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Foreign and colonial News.

Metropolitan News. c.keenlyside.

Scientific Results of The Month.

Echoes of The Week. Loght.

National Sports include Billiards and Steeplechase meetings. 2512

*This particular issue has been poorly bound and there are crude binding holes through all borders, and affecting the text on one page only - affecting none of the articles mentioned here. 2512

This is an original USED antique newspaper and not a later re-print. The Illustrated London News was a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram. The first edition appeared on 14 May 1842 and was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.

Six pages (12 sides). It measures 395 x 290 mm (15.5 x 11.25inches). *The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound (see above). The first couple of pages are cropped close to top border headings/date (see scan) but do not affect the content. There is age yellowing to the pages. The pages are loose. The pages have minor cuts, tears and blemishes due to their age. The engravings vary in size. Any watermarks on images are for display only and not on the original engravings. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present but if you're looking for something in particular PLEASE ASK. If you require information on the size of articles (i.e. number of words) or images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The page numbering in the Illustrated London News carries on from the previous issue and do not start at number 1.

The descriptive text in my listing details the content in my words and not necessarily what's written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research and relevant to the accompanying image or article, although not necessarily in the text/article. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent by Royal Mail Small Parcels, or International Standard Parcel; this is NOT a tracked service; if you require tracking please contact for prices).

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Product Code 0091 (Wt. 245g)
Weight 0.245kg