The Illustrated London News, May 29, 1945: Coronation Naval Review

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

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Pages 975- 1022. Features: Nice One-page photo-illustrated travel add for Czechoslovakia; Vintage half-page photo-illustrated ad for the French Riviera and Basque Coast; Cover photo of the king and queen and Princess Elizabeth going aboard the Royal yacht "Victoria and Albert" in Portsmouth Harbour; Photos of Portsmouth welcoming the king; Dramatic photo of assembled warships firing royal salute; Two pages of photos of the fleet illuminated at night; Photo of the king leaving 6 inch gun turret in HMS "Southampton"; Illustrated article discusses the riddle of the markings on Mars; Nice one-page photo of the king and queen returning from St. Paul's in an open landau with princesses Elizabeth and Margaret; Page of nice photos of attendees at the Empire day and coronation Thanksgiving service in St. Paul's; Nice one-page photo of the king and queen with their daughters in their horse-drawn landau before a huge crowd; Two-page illustration of the Empire day and coronation Thanksgiving at St. Paul's; One-page photo of the king and queen at Chelsea; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Alexander Grant, Marshall Voroshilov, Gen. Ismet Inonu, the Duchess of Kent, the Maharajah of Alwar, Dr. S. H. Langdon, the late John D. Rockefeller, who died on May 23, the Duke of Kent, Queen Mary, and Lord Aberconway; Two-page illustration of celebration of the honourable artillery Company's (H.A.C.) 400th anniversary at Olympia; Three photos of the Paris exhibition which has officially opened; Photo of Donald Bain leading crowd of bushmen in Cape Town as he seeks permission from the government to kill game for food; Photo of the shattered deck of HMS "Hunter" after it struck a mine off the coast of Spain, killing eight; Five photos of refugee Basque children brought to England in the "Habana"; Classy one-page Harrods ad features a dining set; Nice one-page ad for Humber's seven passenger Pullman Limousine; One-page ad for Austin Reed men's clothing; One-page photo-illustrated ad for the Hudson Eight Tickford Foursome Coupe; Two wedding fashion photos for women; Classy half-page photo ad for Bentley cars; One-page photo ad for King's College Hospital appeals for financial help; Travel ads for Switzerland, Australia, Bermuda, and more; Colour back page ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House of London); and more. Please note: half of centrefold missing, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A worthy copy of this great issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, May 29, 1945: Coronation Naval Review

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

Illustrator: Turner, C.E.; Brewer, Henry C.

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: 338h0990

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, May 29, 1945: Coronation Naval Review Czechoslovakia; Vintage half-page photo-illustrated ad for the French Riviera and Basque Coast; Cover photo of the king and queen and Princess Elizabeth going aboard the Royal yacht "Victoria and Albert" in Portsmouth Harbour; Photos of Portsmouth welcoming the king; Dramatic photo of assembled warships firing royal salute; Two pages of photos of the fleet illuminated at night; Photo of the king leaving 6 inch gun turret in HMS "Southampton"; Illustrated article discusses the riddle of the markings on Mars; Nice one-page photo of the king and queen returning from St. Paul's in an open landau with princesses Elizabeth and Margaret; Page of nice photos of attendees at the Empire day and coronation Thanksgiving service in St. Paul's; Nice one-page photo of the king and queen with their daughters in their horse-drawn landau before a huge crowd; Two-page illustration of the Empire day and coronation Thanksgiving at St. Paul's; One-page photo of the king and queen at Chelsea; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Alexander Grant, Marshall Voroshilov, Gen. Ismet Inonu, the Duchess of Kent, the Maharajah of Alwar, Dr. S. H. Langdon, the late John D. Rockefeller, who died on May 23, the Duke of Kent, Queen Mary, and Lord Aberconway; Two-page illustration of celebration of the honourable artillery Company's (H.A.C.) 400th anniversary at Olympia; Three photos of the Paris exhibition which has officially opened; Photo of Donald Bain leading crowd of bushmen in Cape Town as he seeks permission from the government to kill game for food; Photo of the shattered deck of HMS "Hunter" after it struck a mine off the coast of Spain, killing eight; Five photos of refugee Basque children brought to England in the "Habana"; Classy one-page Harrods ad features a dining set; Nice one-page ad for Humber's seven passenger Pullman Limousine; One-page ad for Austin Reed men's clothing; One-page photo-illustrated ad for the Hudson Eight Tickford Foursome Coupe; Two wedding fashion photos for women; Classy half-page photo ad for Bentley cars; One-page photo ad for King's College Hospital appeals for financial help; Travel ads for Switzerland, Australia, Bermuda, and more; Colour back page ad for Douglas Stuart (Stuart House of London),