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The Illustrated London News Archive Book is a special collection of the most vivid pictorial newspaper covers released from the publication, bound by hand into a unique keepsake. The illustrated work of a number of distinguished artists and engravers such as John Gilbert, Birket Foster, George Weir, and more, are featured in the edition, depicting a fascinating social history of London.
- Emboss Any Name and Year on the cover
- Illustrated newspaper covers collected in a hand bound edition
- Featuring illustrations by distinguished artists and engravers
- Select any Year from 1930 – 1988
- London Illustrated News Book available in A4
The book itself displays a variety of illustrated newspaper covers determined by any Year selected between 1930 to 1988. From 1930, the Illustrated London News was a weekly publication up until 1971, where the newspaper then became a monthly edition. Therefore, any Year picked between 1930 to 1971 will receive 52 front pages from their selected year, plus 10 iconic front pages, whilst any Year selected from 1972 onwards will receive 12 front pages, plus 50 iconic front pages.
Released during the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in 1842, the Illustrated London News became instantly recognisable. They portrayed a moving panorama of Victorian life and thereafter; politics, galas, races, fairs, ball masques, court festivals, concerts, theatre and world events, are all gathered in this Illustrated London News Archive Book to make up a treasured nostalgic keepsake.
The edition is personalised with the recipient’s Name and the Year you select, all of which will be embossed in foil on the blue hand bound cover. The opening title page features space for a special Message to finish off the Illustrated London News Archive Book. It’s a gift that will open a window into the enigmatic illustrated world captured by London News.
Personalising Your London Illustrated News Book
Personalise this edition with the recipient’s Name of up to 12 characters, which will be embossed in foil on the premium cover, along with the selected Year. For a beautiful finish to this gift, include a Message on the opening title page of up to 80 characters over 2 lines.
The Illustrated London News Archive Book is a collection of vivid pictorials, with years available from 1930 to 1988. First released as a weekly newspaper up until 1930, in which the newspaper became a monthly edition.
The edition is available in A4 premium hardback, produced under licence by Signature Gifts Ltd.