The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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Condition: Fair


52, [4 ads] pages. Features: Cover photos of Pithecanthropus remains recently discovered in Java; Several additional photos of the Pethecanthropus skull; Photos of recently appointed military men The Viscount Gort, Maj.-Gen. C.G. Liddell, and Sir Harold A. Brown; The first under-sea photos of ship salvage - work in a sunk warship at Scapa, and on the surface - seven fascinating photos; Two pages of photos of the King with his loyal tenants of the Duchy of Cornwall; Five illustrations of Spanish Civil War scenes; Two photos of new roads in Waziristan, one of which shows the 2nd infantry Brigade marching; Photos of 1600-year-old hair net from ancient Egypt; Six dramatic photos illustrate the escape of the 'doomed battalion' - a daring Shanghai exploit; Six photos of fateful hours in Shanghai - personalities and Sino-Japanese fighting; Six photos of impressive Nanking architecture at the mercy of Japan; Dramatice photos of French territory in Shanghai - not entered by the Japanese and crowded with refugees (includes one-page photo of hundreds of regugees); Centrefold illustrations of the training and use of canine 'eyes' for the blind; Canadian Pacific ad for their Duchess Cruises features illustration of charming topless African woman; Photo at funeral of Sir Jagadis Chandra Bose in Calcutta; Photo of Nahas Pasha addressing crowd after an attempt on his life; Three photos of Croydon typhoid epidemic inquiry; Photos of personalities of the week include The Cambridge rugby XV, the Oxford rugby XV, The Tashi Lama, W.H.V. Darell, Sydney A. White, Sir H.A. MacMichael, M. Delbos with Marshal Rydz-Smigly and Col. Beck in Poland, Sir Ronald Adam, R. Haining, A.P. Wavell, Sir A.W. Wyon, and wedding photo of the Marquess of Douglas and Lady Elizabeth Percy; Colour Guiness ad features magician; Colour Christmas ad for Johnnie Walker; Eight photos of making of film "The Hurricane" in Hollywood; Colour back cover ad for Dewar's White Label whisky features Santa mask; and more. Some middle pages free of corroded staples but all present. Unmarked with above-average wear. A worthy vintage reference copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11,1937 - Dramatic Photos from War-Stricken Shanghai

Author: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Illustrator: de Grineau, Bryan

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1937

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Fair

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 143h3370

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, December [Dec.] 11, 1937 Col. Hsia Ching-Yuan General Matsui Telfer-Smollett Pembroke Stephens Pithecanthropus remains recently discovered in Java; Several additional photos of the Pethecanthropus skull; Photos of recently appointed military men The Viscount Gort, Maj.-Gen. C.G. Liddell, and Sir Harold A. Brown; The first under-sea photos of ship salvage - work in a sunk warship at Scapa, and on the surface - seven fascinating photos; Two pages of photos of the King with his loyal tenants of the Duchy of Cornwall; Five illustrations of Spanish Civil War scenes; Two photos of new roads in Waziristan, one of which shows the 2nd infantry Brigade marching; Photos of 1600-year-old hair net from ancient Egypt; Six dramatic photos illustrate the escape of the 'doomed battalion' - a daring Shanghai exploit; Six photos of fateful hours in Shanghai - personalities and Sino-Japanese fighting; Six photos of impressive Nanking architecture at the mercy of Japan; Dramatice photos of French territory in Shanghai - not entered by the Japanese and crowded with refugees (includes one-page photo of hundreds of regugees); Centrefold illustrations of the training and use of canine 'eyes' for the blind; Canadian Pacific ad for their Duchess Cruises features illustration of charming topless African woman; Photo at funeral of Sir Jagadis Chandra Bose in Calcutta; Photo of Nahas Pasha addressing crowd after an attempt on his life; Three photos of Croydon typhoid epidemic inquiry; Photos of personalities of the week include The Cambridge rugby XV, the Oxford rugby XV, The Tashi Lama, W.H.V. Darell, Sydney A. White, Sir H.A. MacMichael, M. Delbos with Marshal Rydz-Smigly and Col. Beck in Poland, Sir Ronald Adam, R. Haining, A.P. Wavell, Sir A.W. Wyon, and wedding photo of the Marquess of Douglas and Lady Elizabeth Percy; Colour Guiness ad features magician; Colour Christmas ad for Johnnie Walker; Eight photos of making of film "The Hurricane" in Hollywood; Colour back cover ad for Dewar's White Label whisky features Santa Mask Human Evolution,