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The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo, Chesterton, G. K.; Et al
1 Chesterton, G. K.; Et al The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo
London The Illustrated London News & Sketch 1936 First Edition Paperback Good Magazine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Pages 843- 890. Features: Front cover photo portrait of Mussolini with King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, proclaimed Emperor of Abyssinia; Nice photo of Mrs. Amy Mollison, who made a record flight from Gravesend to the Cape of Good Hope; Photos of King Faruk returning to Cairo from England;M. Drouillet is arrested after gallant escapade in the impounded airplane of the Emperor of Abyssinia; Photo of first funeral service in an RAF plane, for aircraftman William Watkin; Photo of the car in which King Alexander and M. Barthou were assassinated being presented to Yugoslavia by France; Photo-illustrated article entitled The Doom of the Mountain Zebra; Photo of Dr. Herms' insect killing lamp; Interesting one-page photo of an unusual French military ceremony - the presentation of the standard of the 505th Regiment of tanks, at the Vannes; One-page photo of the stratosphere, "dust sphere", and the Earth's curvature - from the highest point ever reached (72,395') - taken over South Dakota during a record-breaking balloon ascent; One page photo of the highest vertical photograph ever made - South Dakota from over 13 miles above it; Two pages of photos illustrate the ongoing discovery of unexploded World War I munitions (these shells are salvaged by a French Desobusage company); Photo illustrated article on a "Mystery" tomb found intact beside the second pyramid; Large photo of huge crowd assembled to hear Mussolini announce Italy's sovereignty over Abyssinia; Photo of Mussolini presiding over the fascist Grand Council; Two pages of photos show the defeated Emperor of Abyssinia in exile - Haile Selassie and his Empress take refuge in Palestine; Photos of personalities of the week include Prince Mohamed Aly, H. G. G. Payne, Miss Beatrice Harraden, Sir Firoz Khan Noon, Edward Laurillard, Miss Jean Batten, Mr. Charles Laughton, M. Serge Lifar, Sir Alfred Watson, S. J. Camp, Louis Silken, Dr. Oswald Spengler, and the Duke of York; Page of photos of prominent figures in the inquiry into the alleged leakage of budget information; Recommended site for statue to memorialize King George; Photo inside the Moose River disaster - where the entombed man spent most of their 242 hours below ground; Photo of funeral for Mr. Magill who died in the Moose River mine disaster; Photo of the Princess of Nagode after her marriage to the Maharajah of Sirmur; Two pages of photos of birds of Galapagos; one-page Guinness ad features Alice in Wonderland motif; One-page Harrods ad features bedroom suite; Photos of the wind tunnel at Chiswick which are used to test transit buses; One-page Austin Reed men's fashion ad; Halfpage photo ad for the Alvis limousine; Back cover ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House of London). Faint store stamp to advertising front cover. Please note: pages 867-868 not included. One page loose but present. Moderate wear. A worthy vintage copy. 
Price: 199.95 USD
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