The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day / Passing of Peter Pan Author, Sir James Barrie

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

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Pages 1191-1234. Features: In the wake of VE day, this issue features several vintage ads promoting tourism to such European destinations as France, Rome, Düsseldorf, Baden-Baden, Austria, Bad Nauheim, Czechoslovakia, Zürich, Bermuda and more; Great cover photo of the fall of Bilbao - a peaceful street scene after the bloodless occupation of the city by Gen. Franco's troops and tanks; Group photo of members of the Imperial Conference at St. James's Palace; The passing of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan - page of photos and text; Two pages of photos of floodlit pavilions at the Great International Exhibition in Paris; Two pages of fantastic photos of Wimbledon's 1937 seeded men and women players, including D. Budge, G. Von Cramm, H. Henkel, Miss H. Jacobs, Fru S. Sperling, A. Lizana, and 10 others; Page of nine photos illustrates stages in the growth of Amorphophallus Titanum; Article entitled "Headhunters never before visited by Europeans" - among the wild Naga tribes in a hitherto unexplored region on the Assam-Burma border - adventures with a British expedition sent to suppress slave trading and human sacrifice, with aerial photo of the burning of Pansha, a powerful village of the Kalyo Kengyu Nagas, destroyed by a British punitive expedition as retribution for slave trading and terrorism; Two intriguing large photos show the "radio" (huge log drum) used by headhunters to broadcast news; Two pages of great photos illustrate a Naga war dance and how they use headhunting to stimulate successful crops; Two pages of illustrations depict the havoc of Civil War in the countryside near Bilbao; Photos of the Lord Mayor of London in Paris; Photos of the 25th International Horse Show at Olympia; Two pages of text and photos document the fall of Bilbao - street scenes in the much-tried city after the entry of Gen. Franco's forces; Too large photos of the "Pommern" as it raced from Australia to England; sombre photo of large crowd watching the German battleship "Deutschland" landing her dead at Wilhelmshaven; Photo of Bedouin Arabs welcoming the Emir Abdullah on his return from the coronation; Photo of Bulgarian King Boris with his daughter, acknowledging cheers of his people upon the birth of his son Simeon; Two nice photos of the first Garden party given by King George and Queen Elizabeth; Photos of personalities of the week include T. S. Furmore-Hesketh, Bishop Welldon, Col. Henry Guest, P. G. Fairfield, Prof. J. H. Hutton, Lord and Lady Salisbury, M. Chautemps, M. Blum, Sir Squire Sprigge, Soviet airmen Chkaloff, GBaidukoff, and Byelyakoff, and M. Gaston Doumergue; Photo a beautiful sculpture unearthed by plowing French farmer M. Jean Gonon, of Estrat; Photo illustrated article on polecats; Women's fashion photos; Colour back page ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House, of London) and more. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this excellent issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day / Passing of Peter Pan Author, Sir James Barrie

Author: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Illustrator: de Tejada, Carlos S.;

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1945

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h0989

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, June 26, 1945: Aftermath of VE Day Peter Pan Sir James Barrie vintage ads promoting tourism to such European destinations as France, Rome, Düsseldorf, Baden-Baden, Austria, Bad Nauheim, Czechoslovakia, Zürich, Bermuda and more; Great cover photo of the fall of Bilbao - a peaceful street scene after the bloodless occupation of the city by Gen. Franco's troops and tanks; Group photo of members of the Imperial Conference at St. James's Palace; The passing of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan - page of photos and text; Two pages of photos of floodlit pavilions at the Great International Exhibition in Paris; Two pages of fantastic photos of Wimbledon's 1937 seeded men and women players, including D. Budge, G. Von Cramm, H. Henkel, Miss H. Jacobs, Fru S. Sperling, A. Lizana, and 10 others; Page of nine photos illustrates stages in the growth of Amorphophallus Titanum; Article entitled "Headhunters never before visited by Europeans" - among the wild Naga tribes in a hitherto unexplored region on the Assam-Burma border - adventures with a British expedition sent to suppress slave trading and human sacrifice, with aerial photo of the burning of Pansha, a powerful village of the Kalyo Kengyu Nagas, destroyed by a British punitive expedition as retribution for slave trading and terrorism; Two intriguing large photos show the "radio" (huge log drum) used by headhunters to broadcast news; Two pages of great photos illustrate a Naga war dance and how they use headhunting to stimulate successful crops; Two pages of illustrations depict the havoc of Civil War in the countryside near Bilbao; Photos of the Lord Mayor of London in Paris; Photos of the 25th International Horse Show at Olympia; Two pages of text and photos document the fall of Bilbao - street scenes in the much-tried city after the entry of Gen. Franco's forces; Too large photos of the "Pommern" as it raced from Australia to England; sombre photo of large crowd watching the German battleship "Deutschland" landing her dead at Wilhelmshaven; Photo of Bedouin Arabs welcoming the Emir Abdullah on his return from the coronation; Photo of Bulgarian King Boris with his daughter, acknowledging cheers of his people upon the birth of his son Simeon; Two nice photos of the first Garden party given by King George and Queen Elizabeth; Photos of personalities of the week include T. S. Furmore-Hesketh, Bishop Welldon, Col. Henry Guest, P. G. Fairfield, Prof. J. H. Hutton, Lord and Lady Salisbury, M. Chautemps, M. Blum, Sir Squire Sprigge, Soviet airmen Chkaloff, GBaidukoff, and Byelyakoff, and M. Gaston Doumergue; Photo a beautiful sculpture unearthed by plowing French farmer M. Jean Gonon, of Estrat; Photo illustrated article on polecats; Women's fashion photos; Colour back page ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House,