The Illustrated War News.

By: Various.

Price: £600.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Complete set of The Illustrated War News. Sixteen volumes covering 1914 to 1918. Eight books in large landscape format, in brown cloth covers, quarter bound leather, with gilt titles and illustrations. In Near Fine condition. With example articles in Volume 1: August 12, 1914: The war and its meaning, by Spenser Wilkinson, The prelude to the great drama, by Spenser Wilkinson, The first act, The Great War and lots more. Eight books in large portrait format, with red cloth covers, quarter bound leather, with gilt titles and illustration. Some shelf wear and rubbed spines, otherwise in Very Good condition. Text block in perfect condition. Some sample articles from these volumes: The Great War by W. Douglas Newton, Things Done: Heavy Artillery, The beginnings of war machines: Naval Guns, War-time life in the British Submarine Service, Dealing with German prisoners in the British advance, Picking up the wounded - and after, On the French front: an inspection and spoils, On the Italian front: Close-action projectiles, and many more. Upon the outbreak of the first World War the magazine Illustrated London News began to publish illustrated reports related entirely to the war and entitled it The Illustrated War News. The magazine comprised 48 pages of articles, photographs, diagrams and maps printed in landscape format. From 1916 it was issued as a 40-page publication in portrait format. It was reputed to have the largest number of artist-correspondents reporting on the progress of the war. It ceased publication in 1918. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED.

Title: The Illustrated War News.

Author Name: Various.

Categories: Military History,

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1914

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005433

Keywords: Illustrated War News, Great War, WW1, World War One, World War I, Military, Military History, ,