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The Illustrated London News, September (Sept.) 12, 1936: Lovely Cover Photo Portrait of Aviator Mrs. Beryll Markham, Bryant, Arthur; et al

Author    Bryant, Arthur; et al

Title   The Illustrated London News, September (Sept.) 12, 1936: Lovely Cover Photo Portrait of Aviator Mrs. Beryll Markham


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   London The Illustrated London News & Sketch 1936

Illustrator   Bassano; Cuneo

Seller ID   338h0996

Pages 419- 460. Features: Excellent cover photo portrait of Mrs. Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic, who recently flew alone from Abingdon to Cape Breton Island; Photo of Mrs. Markham's plane passing over Swindon after the start from Abingdon; Three photos of typhoon damage in Hong Kong; Three photos of US aviators Dick Merrill and Harry Richman who flew from New York to England in 18 hours; Illustrated article discusses Foraminifera; One-page photo portrait of Princess Juliana, heiress to the throne of the Netherlands; Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Webster, of Holderness, New Hampshire with the apparatus they use to take photos of hummingbirds, plus photo samples of their work; Six photos illustrate the agony of the "Eubee" - a 9645-ton French steamer's last half hour before it sank after colliding with the British steamer "Corinaldo"; Photo illustrated article on a new archaeological site in Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab - temples deserted 5000 years ago, and a wealth of art relics, including fresh proof of Indo-Sumerian cultural associations; Two pages of photos and colour illustrations demonstrate cultural links between Babylonia and India - new evidence revealed at Tell Agrab, with other discoveries; Two large photos show Spain's Civil War - Irun captured by rebel forces; Page of graphic photos illustrates dramatic incidents in the taking of Irun; Four photos of the plight of refugees from Irun; Dramatic centrefold photo shows Spanish refugees at Hendaye gazing at burning Irun; Photos of personalities of the week include Largo Caballero, M. Nikita Balieff, Oscar Specks (enroute from Germany to Australia by canoe!), Seņora Irriburi, D. A. C. Page, Sir J. W. Wessels, the late Lord Moynihan, Photo of tragic wreck at the Belfast international tourist trophy race which killed eight; A. H. Findlay, and Sir Walter Citrine; Large photo of Kamal Ataturk welcoming Edward VIII to Istanbul; Photo of the king saying farewell to Gallipoli with Kilid Bahr in attendance; A Firmer Hand in Palestine - page of photos shows the work of British troops in preventing violence, with a photo of Lieut. Gen. J. G. Dill, supreme commander in Palestine; One page colour photo add declares Guinness and oysters are good for you; Nice one-page photo illustrated tourism ad for South Africa's Riviera; One-page illustrated ad for VAT 69; Nice one-page Schweppes ad shows football goalie lunging for ball; Nostalgic One-page photo illustrated Italian travel ad; Halfpage photo ad for Rolls-Royce cars; Halfpage illustrated ad for Hooper and Co.; Very nostalgic two-colour back cover ad for Britannia and Eve magazine. Unmarked with only moderate wear. A wonderful vintage copy.

The  Illustrated  London  News,  September  (Sept.)  12,  1936:  Lovely  Cover  Photo  Portrait  Of  Aviator  Mrs.  Beryll  Markham    Mrs.  Beryl  Markham,  The  First  Woman  To  Fly  Solo  East  To  West  Across  The  Atlantic,  Who  Recently  Flew  Alone  From  Abingdon  To  Cape  Breton  Island;  Photo  Of  Mrs.  Markham's  Plane  Passing  Over  Swindon  After  The  Start  From  Abingdon;  Three  Photos  Of  Typhoon  Damage  In  Hong  Kong;  Three  Photos  Of  US  Aviators  Dick  Merrill  And  Harry  Richman  Who  Flew  From  New  York  To  England  In  18  Hours;  Illustrated  Article  Discusses  Foraminifera;  One-page  Photo  Portrait  Of  Princess  Juliana,  Heiress  To  The  Throne  Of  The  Netherlands;  Photo  Of  Mr.  And  Mrs.  Lawrence  J.  Webster,  Of  Holderness,  New  Hampshire  With  The  Apparatus  They  Use  To  Take  Photos  Of  Hummingbirds,  Plus  Photo  Samples  Of  Their  Work;  Six  Photos  Illustrate  The  Agony  Of  The  "Eubee"  -  A  9645-ton  French  Steamer's  Last  Half  Hour  Before  It  Sank  After  Colliding  With  The  British  Steamer  "Corinaldo";  Photo  Illustrated  Article  On  A  New  Archaeological  Site  In  Mesopotamia,  Tell  Agrab  -  Temples  Deserted  5000  Years  Ago,  And  A  Wealth  Of  Art  Relics,  Including  Fresh  Proof  Of  Indo-Sumerian  Cultural  Associations;  Two  Pages  Of  Photos  And  Colour  Illustrations  Demonstrate  Cultural  Links  Between  Babylonia  And  India  -  New  Evidence  Revealed  At  Tell  Agrab,  With  Other  Discoveries;  Two  Large  Photos  Show  Spain's  Civil  War  -  Irun  Captured  By  Rebel  Forces;  Page  Of  Graphic  Photos  Illustrates  Dramatic  Incidents  In  The  Taking  Of  Irun;  Four  Photos  Of  The  Plight  Of  Refugees  From  Irun;  Dramatic  Centrefold  Photo  Shows  Spanish  Refugees  At  Hendaye  Gazing  At  Burning  Irun;  Photos  Of  Personalities  Of  The  Week  Include  Largo  Caballero,  M.  Nikita  Balieff,  Oscar  Specks  (enroute  From  Germany  To  Australia  By  Canoe!),  Seņora  Irriburi,  D.  A.  C.  Page,  Sir  J.  W.  Wessels,  The  Late  Lord  Moynihan,  Photo  Of  Tragic  Wreck  At  The  Belfast  International  Tourist  Trophy  Race  Which  Killed  Eight;  A.  H.  Findlay,  And  Sir  Walter  Citrine;  Large  Photo  Of  Kamal  Ataturk  Welcoming  Edward  VIII  To  Istanbul;  Photo  Of  The  King  Saying  Farewell  To  Gallipoli  With  Kilid  Bahr  In  Attendance;  A  Firmer  Hand  In  Palestine  -  Page  Of  Photos  Shows  The  Work  Of  British  Troops  In  Preventing  Violence,  With  A  Photo  Of  Lieut.  Gen.  J.  G.  Dill,  Supreme  Commander  In  Palestine;  One  Page  Colour  Photo  Add  Declares  Guinness  And  Oysters  Are  Good  For  You;  Nice  One-page  Photo  Illustrated  Tourism  Ad  For  South  Africa's  Riviera;  One-page  Illustrated  Ad  For  VAT  69;  Nice  One-page  Schweppes  Ad  Shows  Football  Goalie  Lunging  For  Ball;  Nostalgic  One-page  Photo  Illustrated  Italian  Travel  Ad;  Halfpage  Photo  Ad  For  Rolls-Royce  Cars;  Halfpage  Illustrated  Ad  For  Hooper  And  Co.;  Very  Nostalgic  Two-colour  Back  Cover  Ad  For  Britannia  And  Eve  Magazine 

Price = 299.95 USD

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