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WW1 Russian Deserters MUSLIM BURIAL GROUND WOKING Monte Santo Italy CARSO FRONT Bombardment Pola  or Pula Austrian Naval Base CAPRONI BOMBER PLANE Julius M. Price


The Illustrated London News

DATED 1917

An Original Weekly Newspaper: 17 pages (34 sides).


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:

Remarkable Photographs of the Russian Debacle; Soldiers Deserting:

Panic Stricken Troops in Flight - - - Russian Soldier Who Remained Steadfast Using His Rifle on Runaways - full front page

Double page (dp) showing six photographs:

British Officers and Russian Officers Attached to the British Armoured Cars.

Holding Up of a Motor Lorry and Removal of Men - Captain Gerrard of the Russian Army.

Giving Orders with Drawn Sword - Russian Officer Organising Picked Riflemen to Line the Road.

A Russian Soldier Assisting Some British Officers to Stop Men Running Away.

800 Russian Soldiers Selected to Guard a Road Against Advancing German Cavalry.

Chief of the British Armoured Cars Division: Commander Locker-Lampson Hearing a Report From his Staff.

Russian Soldiers Lining a Road - near hp

Russian Soldiers Stricken with Panic: A Mad Rush Through a Village on the News of German Cavalry Approaching - hp.

Watching a March Past: King Ferdinand With the Crown Prince and General Averescu - fp photograph

A Special Burial Place at Woking for Indian Moslem Heroes Who Died in the Service of this Country, and Who Have Died of Wounds in England. Info. Muslim Burial Ground, Horsell Common, Woking, Surrey.

The Russian Debacle: Russian Soldiers Holding a Trench Meeting With a British Officer Who Questioned Them, and One or Two British Soldiers - full page

Anarchy on the Russian Front - fp showing six photographs:

Demoralised Russian Troops Leaving the Front by Rail.

Leaving a Train full of Wounded Without Food ...

Lenninst Agitators in the Train, Brought From the Front by Cossasck to Kiev Where Many Were Summarily Dealt With.

Some of 3000 Russian "Walking Wounded " from a Hospital Base.

Effects of the Army's Disorder on the civilian Population: Refugees From their Homes Who Lay Exhausted for Many Hours.

News of the Russian Debacle Reaches a British Red Cross Hospital Behind the Lines: Transport nurses and Patients Sent by Our Armoured Cars Division.

British Cars Drawn Up, Awaiting Order to Attack.

Patrolling Wheatfields in Galicia Searching for Enemy Snipers: One of the British Cars.

British Officers and Cars Awaiting Orders.

British Armoured Cars Being Repaired on the Road After a Successful Engagement with Enemy Forces

Officers of the Machine Gun Section of the British Armoured Cars Division - Where Most of Our Casualties Occurred.

The Great Italian Offensive: Engineers Bridging the ISonzo by Night Under Cover of Searchlights - a double page (dp) Drawn by H. W. Koekkoek from a Sketch by Julius M. Price the Official Artist with the Italian Army.

Italy's night Bombardment of Pola By Aircraft: One of the Caproni Bombing Aeroplanes Dropping Bombs by Parachute Light - a double page drawing - Facsimile Sketch by Julius M. Price with the Italian Army.

General Cadorna's Master Stroke on the Northern Carso Front - dp:

A Panoramic View of the Mountainous Country on the Northern Carso Front Looking Across the Upper Isonzo Valley; The Approach Along the Ridge to Monte Santo and Monte Gabriele - half double page. A magnificent view with various mountains and heights marked out.

The Northern Carso Front: British Bombarding Gun Awaiting for Orders to Open Fire on the Eve of the Battle.

Reinforcements Sheltering Under the Arches of a Partially Destroyed Building at the Foot of Monte Santo.

In an Italian Battery Fronting Monte Santo: A Long Range 152mm Gun on a Gun Pit Mounting.

Woman as a Gas Mechanic with an Arrol Foulis Charger in the Works of the South Metropolitan Gas company.

Women in The Gas Works: A Woman Discharging Coke with a Co-Partnership Pusher, at the South Metropolitan Gas Company Works - info. Greenwich

ON the Summit of Monte Santo: The Bombarded Ruins of the Famous Convent - nr hp. Sleekburnc.

A German Prisoner Questioned by French Staff Officers in a Dug Out at Verdun - hp'

The New Ruler In Greece - King Alexander Taking the Oath - dp:

The Royal Procession at the Gates of Parliament House.

Member of M. Venizelos Cretan Bodyguard Standing at the Salute as King Alexander Ascended the Steps.

The New King of Greece Reading his Speech From the Throne in the Chamber of Deputies - fp with text.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

2nd Lieutenant W. Stuart Hunter - Lincolnshire Regiment - Of The Park Grimsby.

Lieutenant Leslie H. Hillman - Rifle Brigade - First Avenue Hove.

Lieutenant Howard S. Tindall - Royal Berks Regiment - Of Ashleigh Grange, Hayward's Heath.

Lieutenant A.Fisher Smith - Coldstream Guards 0 of Barnt Green, Worcs.

Captain Y. L. Strain - Royal Garrison Artllery.

Major E. B. Hickox MC - Essex Regiment - Of Tollington park.

Colonel Russell - Of Wollaton Rectory Notingham .

Lieutenant Colonel E. B. Greer - IrishGuards.

Major Owen Mostyn Conran - Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Major Stephen J. Burton - Coldstream Guards - Ofr Manson Place, Queen's Gate SW.

Colonel J. Valentine DSO - RFC - photograph of him sitting in his aicraft

2nd Lieutenant Guy H. Munro - RFC - Of Surbiton and A Member of Kingston rowing Club.

Lieutenant Basil Head - Hertfordshire Regt - Of Brilley, Herforshire.

2nd Lieutenant Harold Charles Brufton - Rifle Brigade and RFC - Of "Croftdown", Wanstead.

2nd Lt H. P. Robinson - Kings Liverpool Regt. Of Rio Segundo, Argentine Republic

Captain Ian G. Fleming MC - Gordon Highlanders.

Lieutenant and Adjt. H. L. Slingsby MC - KOYLI - Of Milnthorpe.

Fashion Sketches: Pretty Frocks for the Coming Season.

Full page of adverts incl. Hand Mad Cigarettes J. G. TImins ofoncaster - - Smiths Allies Watch - - Cerrebos Salt - - Wwitht's Coal Tar Soap - Allenburrys Diet For Adults - etc

Working Party Draining Low and Flooded Ground Newly Captured from the Germans on the Western Front.

Jubol and URodonal - advert

Turf Derby Cigarettes - advert

Mr H. T. Vane - Created a Commander of the British Empire Order.

S.O.S. Beecham's Pills - full page advert showing a naval radio officer

Clincher Motor Tyres - hp advert

Charles Baker and Co. 271-274 High Holborn WC - shows a school boy in his school uniform; Eton.


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:

The Russian Debacle

Note Book Page by G. K. Chesterton (info. Gilbert Keith Chesterton).

The Italian Bombardment of Pola - caption article with report from Julius M. Price.

Science Page by W. P. Pycraft

Ladies Page by Filomena.

Motoring Column.

Sleekburnc. 0809

This is an original but USED antique newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

The four digit number in brackets in title is for my reference only. It is in very good condition. It measures 400 x 290 mm (15.75 x 11.25). It retains the outer advertising pages. There is age yellowing to the pages. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images, photos. drawings etc. vary in size. 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. As far as I can tell there are NO pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. There are no colour images unless otherwise stated. The process of the page numbering in The ILN carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. This item will be packaged in a tube.


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