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The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory, Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril;

Author    Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril;

Title   The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   England The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. 1952

Illustrator   Patrick, J. McIntosh; Frere, Sheppard

Seller ID   302g2790

Pages 1057-1092. Features: Colour ad inside front cover by Dunlop Rubber features illustration of St. Mary's Cathedral in Iona; Five photos of the moon and planets from the Palomar Observatory; Nice one-page photo portrait of Admiral Lord Mountbatten; Six photos of the Circus at Olympia - with the Queen and Prince Phillip present; The Private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919; Photos of Lake Eyre's transformation from desert to lake to desert; A Canadian Fighter Wing for N.A.T.O. - three photos of the handing-over of the R.C.A.F. fighter base at Grostenquin, in France, with men and aircraft, to the command of N.A.T.O.; Two photos of America's latest eight-jet stratofortress, the Boeing YB-B52 Stratofortress; Eisenhower's visit to Korea; Photo of Eisenhower carving his Thanksgiving turkey; Six photos of West Africa's first waterborne "Petrol Train", the 'Adama' and her barges' 1,200-mile voyage; Centerfold illustration of Canterbury as it was in Roman times; Deciphering the palimpset of Canterbury (courtesy of excavations made possible by the blitz); Seven photos of the presentation of the Noble prizes by King Gustaf, and the Nobel banquet; Photos of personalities of the week, including Sir William Dampier and Sir William Goscombe John; Photo of the new President of Israel, Mr. Itzhak Ben-Zvi, taking the oath in the Knesset; Six photos of an automatic mail sorting machine in use in a Belgian post office; Photos and brief write-ups of the regular contributors to the publication - Frank Davis, J.C. Trewin, Baruch H. Wood, Clarence Elliott, Cyril Falls, Arthur Bryant, Sir John Squire, E.D. O'Brien, Mrs. Romilly John, Dr. Maurice Burton and Alan Dent; Nice colour ad on back cover for Imperial Leather's toilet powder; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality vintage copy.

The  Illustrated  London  News  (ILN),  December  27,  1952  -  Cover  Photo  Of  The  First  Portrait  Of  The  Moon  By  The  World's  Largest  Telescope  At  The  Palomar  Observatory    Dunlop  Rubber  Features  Illustration  Of  St.  Mary's  Cathedral  In  Iona;  Five  Photos  Of  The  Moon  And  Planets  From  The  Palomar  Observatory;  Nice  One-page  Photo  Portrait  Of  Admiral  Lord  Mountbatten;  Six  Photos  Of  The  Circus  At  Olympia  -  With  The  Queen  And  Prince  Phillip  Present;  The  Private  Papers  Of  Douglas  Haig,  1914-1919;  Photos  Of  Lake  Eyre's  Transformation  From  Desert  To  Lake  To  Desert;  A  Canadian  Fighter  Wing  For  N.A.T.O.  -  Three  Photos  Of  The  Handing-over  Of  The  R.C.A.F.  Fighter  Base  At  Grostenquin,  In  France,  With  Men  And  Aircraft,  To  The  Command  Of  N.A.T.O.;  Two  Photos  Of  America's  Latest  Eight-jet  Stratofortress,  The  Boeing  YB-B52  Stratofortress;  Eisenhower's  Visit  To  Korea;  Photo  Of  Eisenhower  Carving  His  Thanksgiving  Turkey;  Six  Photos  Of  West  Africa's  First  Waterborne  "Petrol  Train",  The  'Adama'  And  Her  Barges'  1,200-mile  Voyage;  Centerfold  Illustration  Of  Canterbury  As  It  Was  In  Roman  Times;  Deciphering  The  Palimpset  Of  Canterbury  (courtesy  Of  Excavations  Made  Possible  By  The  Blitz);  Seven  Photos  Of  The  Presentation  Of  The  Noble  Prizes  By  King  Gustaf,  And  The  Nobel  Banquet;  Photos  Of  Personalities  Of  The  Week,  Including  Sir  William  Dampier  And  Sir  William  Goscombe  John;  Photo  Of  The  New  President  Of  Israel,  Mr.  Itzhak  Ben-Zvi,  Taking  The  Oath  In  The  Knesset;  Six  Photos  Of  An  Automatic  Mail  Sorting  Machine  In  Use  In  A  Belgian  Post  Office;  Photos  And  Brief  Write-ups  Of  The  Regular  Contributors  To  The  Publication  -  Frank  Davis,  J.C.  Trewin,  Baruch  H.  Wood,  Clarence  Elliott,  Cyril  Falls,  Arthur  Bryant,  Sir  John  Squire,  E.D.  O'Brien,  Mrs.  Romilly  John,  Dr.  Maurice  Burton  And  Alan  Dent;  Nice  Colour  Ad  On  Back  Cover  For  Imperial  Leather's  Toilet  Powder 

Price = 199.95 USD

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