The Illustrated London News, September (Sept.) 12, 1936: Lovely Cover Photo Portrait of Aviator Mrs. Beryll Markham

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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Pages 419- 460. Features: Excellent cover photo portrait of Mrs. Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic, who recently flew alone from Abingdon to Cape Breton Island; Photo of Mrs. Markham's plane passing over Swindon after the start from Abingdon; Three photos of typhoon damage in Hong Kong; Three photos of US aviators Dick Merrill and Harry Richman who flew from New York to England in 18 hours; Illustrated article discusses Foraminifera; One-page photo portrait of Princess Juliana, heiress to the throne of the Netherlands; Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Webster, of Holderness, New Hampshire with the apparatus they use to take photos of hummingbirds, plus photo samples of their work; Six photos illustrate the agony of the "Eubee" - a 9645-ton French steamer's last half hour before it sank after colliding with the British steamer "Corinaldo"; Photo illustrated article on a new archaeological site in Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab - temples deserted 5000 years ago, and a wealth of art relics, including fresh proof of Indo-Sumerian cultural associations; Two pages of photos and colour illustrations demonstrate cultural links between Babylonia and India - new evidence revealed at Tell Agrab, with other discoveries; Two large photos show Spain's Civil War - Irun captured by rebel forces; Page of graphic photos illustrates dramatic incidents in the taking of Irun; Four photos of the plight of refugees from Irun; Dramatic centrefold photo shows Spanish refugees at Hendaye gazing at burning Irun; Photos of personalities of the week include Largo Caballero, M. Nikita Balieff, Oscar Specks (enroute from Germany to Australia by canoe!), Señora Irriburi, D. A. C. Page, Sir J. W. Wessels, the late Lord Moynihan, Photo of tragic wreck at the Belfast international tourist trophy race which killed eight; A. H. Findlay, and Sir Walter Citrine; Large photo of Kamal Ataturk welcoming Edward VIII to Istanbul; Photo of the king saying farewell to Gallipoli with Kilid Bahr in attendance; A Firmer Hand in Palestine - page of photos shows the work of British troops in preventing violence, with a photo of Lieut. Gen. J. G. Dill, supreme commander in Palestine; One page colour photo add declares Guinness and oysters are good for you; Nice one-page photo illustrated tourism ad for South Africa's Riviera; One-page illustrated ad for VAT 69; Nice one-page Schweppes ad shows football goalie lunging for ball; Nostalgic One-page photo illustrated Italian travel ad; Halfpage photo ad for Rolls-Royce cars; Halfpage illustrated ad for Hooper and Co.; Very nostalgic two-colour back cover ad for Britannia and Eve magazine. Unmarked with only moderate wear. A wonderful vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, September (Sept.) 12, 1936: Lovely Cover Photo Portrait of Aviator Mrs. Beryll Markham

Author: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Illustrator: Bassano; Cuneo

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Aviation, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1936

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h0996

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, September (Sept.) 12, 1936: Lovely Cover Photo Portrait of Aviator Mrs. Beryll Markham Mrs. Beryl Markham, the first woman to fly solo east to west across the Atlantic, who recently flew alone from Abingdon to Cape Breton Island; Photo of Mrs. Markham's plane passing over Swindon after the start from Abingdon; Three photos of typhoon damage in Hong Kong; Three photos of US aviators Dick Merrill and Harry Richman who flew from New York to England in 18 hours; Illustrated article discusses Foraminifera; One-page photo portrait of Princess Juliana, heiress to the throne of the Netherlands; Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Webster, of Holderness, New Hampshire with the apparatus they use to take photos of hummingbirds, plus photo samples of their work; Six photos illustrate the agony of the "Eubee" - a 9645-ton French steamer's last half hour before it sank after colliding with the British steamer "Corinaldo"; Photo illustrated article on a new archaeological site in Mesopotamia, Tell Agrab - temples deserted 5000 years ago, and a wealth of art relics, including fresh proof of Indo-Sumerian cultural associations; Two pages of photos and colour illustrations demonstrate cultural links between Babylonia and India - new evidence revealed at Tell Agrab, with other discoveries; Two large photos show Spain's Civil War - Irun captured by rebel forces; Page of graphic photos illustrates dramatic incidents in the taking of Irun; Four photos of the plight of refugees from Irun; Dramatic centrefold photo shows Spanish refugees at Hendaye gazing at burning Irun; Photos of personalities of the week include Largo Caballero, M. Nikita Balieff, Oscar Specks (enroute from Germany to Australia by canoe!), Señora Irriburi, D. A. C. Page, Sir J. W. Wessels, the late Lord Moynihan, Photo of tragic wreck at the Belfast international tourist trophy race which killed eight; A. H. Findlay, and Sir Walter Citrine; Large photo of Kamal Ataturk welcoming Edward VIII to Istanbul; Photo of the king saying farewell to Gallipoli with Kilid Bahr in attendance; A Firmer Hand in Palestine - page of photos shows the work of British troops in preventing violence, with a photo of Lieut. Gen. J. G. Dill, supreme commander in Palestine; One page colour photo add declares Guinness and oysters are good for you; Nice one-page photo illustrated tourism ad for South Africa's Riviera; One-page illustrated ad for VAT 69; Nice one-page Schweppes ad shows football goalie lunging for ball; Nostalgic One-page photo illustrated Italian travel ad; Halfpage photo ad for Rolls-Royce cars; Halfpage illustrated ad for Hooper and Co.; Very nostalgic two-colour back cover ad for Britannia and Eve Magazine,