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The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo, Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Author    Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Title   The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   London The Illustrated London News & Sketch 1936

Seller ID   338h0999

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.

The  Illustrated  London  News,  May  16,  1936:    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) 

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