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The Illustrated London News (ILN) Magazine, August 14, 1954 - Cover Photo of "The Greatest Mile Race Ever Run" - Roger Bannister and J.M. Landy in Vancouver
The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd, 1954. Pages 237-276 Features: Photo of Dr. Ali Amini, Persian Finance Minister, reading statement at the conclusiont of the three-year-old dispute between the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Persia; Two large aerial photos of Abadan, the greatest oil refinery in the world; Various Royal sightings in England; The Duke of Edinburgh tours Canada; 15 photos of the Empire Games in Vancouver, at which England became 'unofficial champion'; Review of book "The Ribbentrop Memoirs" with photos; Page of photos of the opening of the Empire Games in Vanocuver; Photos of Haile Selassie in Athens; Photo of K-2 which has recently been climbed by the Italian team led by Professor Ardito Desio; Wonderful centerfold cross-section illustration of the S.S. Southern Cross; Photos of new discoveries in the city of Mari - the worship and worshippers of the mid-Euphrates 4,500 years ago; Antoni Klimowicz escapes from Poland aboard the ship 'Jaroslaw Dabrowski'; One-page map showing incidence of ghastly rabbit plague Myxomatosis; Photos of the fist free vertical take-off of the Convair XFY-1, and her pilot, J.F. ColemanNews photos from London to Indo-China; Photos of 20 personalities of the week, including Miss Emily Dionne, one of the Dionne quints, Sir Henry Clay, and the famous French novelist Colette; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy. Magazine
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