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The Illustrated London News (ILN), July 12, 1952 - Maiden Voyage of The S.S. United States
The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd. Pages 41 - 76. Features:Great cover photo of the S.S. United States leaving her New York berth for her record-setting maiden voyage to England; Air Disaster at Bremerton Heath Housing Estate - R.A.F. Brigand fighter-bomber crash; The Queen meets Greenland explorers; The Queen in the Hardy country; Two-page illustration of the Helsinki Olympic stadium and environs; Photos of major bomb damage to North Korean power plants; Royal occasions in England and Holland; Great photo of the S.S. United States at speed and a map of her new transatlantic record run; Photos of personalities of the week include King Talal of Jordon at Lausanne, and recently deceased book dealer Dr. Abraham S. Wolf Rosenbach; Many photos from the Henley Royal Regatta; Photos of 1952 Wimbledon winners and runners-up; Colour photo of old glass paper-weights of outstanding workmanship; Lovely colour-photo centerfold with eight photos of modern yachts, including popular one-designs, dragons and flying fifteens; One page photo- the first formal official portrait of QE II; The Queen's visit to the Royal show at Newton Abbot; Wow - three photos of tracks of the "Yeti" (abominable snowman) in the snow taken by the Swiss Expedition to Everest; Two-pages of illustrations of Everest's challenges and technology required for climbers to master her; One-page photo ad for the Hawker Siddeley Group's Gloster GA/5 showing the plane in a vertical ascent; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover with lawn bowling theme; Nice ad for the Austin Sheerline car; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality vintage copy. Magazine
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