The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory

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

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Pages 1057-1092. Features: Colour ad inside front cover by Dunlop Rubber features illustration of St. Mary's Cathedral in Iona; Five photos of the moon and planets from the Palomar Observatory; Nice one-page photo portrait of Admiral Lord Mountbatten; Six photos of the Circus at Olympia - with the Queen and Prince Phillip present; The Private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919; Photos of Lake Eyre's transformation from desert to lake to desert; A Canadian Fighter Wing for N.A.T.O. - three photos of the handing-over of the R.C.A.F. fighter base at Grostenquin, in France, with men and aircraft, to the command of N.A.T.O.; Two photos of America's latest eight-jet stratofortress, the Boeing YB-B52 Stratofortress; Eisenhower's visit to Korea; Photo of Eisenhower carving his Thanksgiving turkey; Six photos of West Africa's first waterborne "Petrol Train", the 'Adama' and her barges' 1,200-mile voyage; Centerfold illustration of Canterbury as it was in Roman times; Deciphering the palimpset of Canterbury (courtesy of excavations made possible by the blitz); Seven photos of the presentation of the Noble prizes by King Gustaf, and the Nobel banquet; Photos of personalities of the week, including Sir William Dampier and Sir William Goscombe John; Photo of the new President of Israel, Mr. Itzhak Ben-Zvi, taking the oath in the Knesset; Six photos of an automatic mail sorting machine in use in a Belgian post office; Photos and brief write-ups of the regular contributors to the publication - Frank Davis, J.C. Trewin, Baruch H. Wood, Clarence Elliott, Cyril Falls, Arthur Bryant, Sir John Squire, E.D. O'Brien, Mrs. Romilly John, Dr. Maurice Burton and Alan Dent; Nice colour ad on back cover for Imperial Leather's toilet powder; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory

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

Illustrator: Patrick, J. McIntosh; Frere, Sheppard

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 302g2790

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory Dunlop Rubber features illustration of St. Mary's Cathedral in Iona; Five photos of the moon and planets from the Palomar Observatory; Nice one-page photo portrait of Admiral Lord Mountbatten; Six photos of the Circus at Olympia - with the Queen and Prince Phillip present; The Private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919; Photos of Lake Eyre's transformation from desert to lake to desert; A Canadian Fighter Wing for N.A.T.O. - three photos of the handing-over of the R.C.A.F. fighter base at Grostenquin, in France, with men and aircraft, to the command of N.A.T.O.; Two photos of America's latest eight-jet stratofortress, the Boeing YB-B52 Stratofortress; Eisenhower's visit to Korea; Photo of Eisenhower carving his Thanksgiving turkey; Six photos of West Africa's first waterborne "Petrol Train", the 'Adama' and her barges' 1, 200-mile voyage; Centerfold illustration of Canterbury as it was in Roman times; Deciphering the palimpset of Canterbury (courtesy of excavations made possible by the blitz); Seven photos of the presentation of the Noble prizes by King Gustaf, and the Nobel banquet; Photos of personalities of the week, including Sir William Dampier and Sir William Goscombe John; Photo of the new President of Israel, Mr. Itzhak Ben-Zvi, taking the oath in the Knesset; Six photos of an automatic mail sorting machine in use in a Belgian post office; Photos and brief write-ups of the regular contributors to the publication - Frank Davis, J.C. Trewin, Baruch H. Wood, Clarence Elliott, Cyril Falls, Arthur Bryant, Sir John Squire, E.D. O'Brien, Mrs. Romilly John, Dr. Maurice Burton and Alan Dent; Nice colour ad on back cover for Imperial Leather's toilet Powder,