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Uncover a journalistic revolution and discover the pages of the world’s first fully illustrated newspaper.
Personalise the front cover with any name
Features a diverse selection of newspaper covers collated in an A4 hand-bound book
Full of illustrations from prominent artists and engravers
Pick any year from 1930 – 1988
Add a luxury gift box for a thoughtful finishing touch
Discover a journalistic revolution with this personalised illustrated London year book, which collates a vibrant selection of pictorial newspaper covers from the world’s first, fully illustrated newspaper: The Illustrated London News. Founded in 1842, at the height of the Industrial era, the paper—which set out to portray London’s social history—gained its reputation during a time of almost unprecedented change. Notable artists and engravers skillfully created the artwork for each edition, making it a truly stunning and visual chronicle of London life.
The covers included in the book depend on the year chosen, between 1930 and 1988. Once a weekly publication, the Illustrated London News became a monthly edition from 1971. Therefore, any year selected between 1930 and 1971 comprises 52 front pages from the chosen year, with 10 iconic front pages, while any date from 1972 onwards comprises 12 front pages, with 50 iconic front pages.
How to Personalise the Illustrated London News Book
Personalise the book with the recipient’s name, up to 12 characters over one line, which will be embossed on the cover, alongside the chosen year. Add a special touch to this gift by including a personal dedication message, of up to 150 characters over 5 lines, in its opening pages.
The Illustrated London News Year Book is a selection of vivid pictorials, with dates available from 1930 to 1988. The edition is available in A4 premium hardback.
Ordered the personalised hardback book but it fell apart within 1 day
Ordered the personalised hardback Thomas and Friends book last week for my sons 2nd birthday. It arrived this week and although the book is lovely the quality is terrible. We read it twice and 4 of the pages have come loose from the book! We now can’t read it anymore and certainly can’t let him look at it. We are thoroughly disappointed particularly as it’s not a cheap item. Expected more and want to make sure people know what to expect if they buy from this company!!
Lynne Thomas-Hill20 July
priority postage really isn’t worth it !!
Paid for priority postage 10 pound so would arrive in time for my daughters birthday it didn’t my husband had waited in for two days for the delivery no calling was ever left Dispite their assurances delivery had be attempted we had to arrange another delivery 3 days after my daughters birthday!!
Debbie Nelson20 July
A5 size, I know apparently it's in the description. Poor quality paper. Still haven't got the gift box. I spent 23 quid on this...not worth it at all.
Carol Clark20 July
Lovely presentation and good quality. Definitely would recommend and use again.
Paul Tothill19 July
Many Thanks For My Haynes Manual On Marriage, Great Fun Item.
Cynthia Calton19 July
present for those who have everything!
Good little book that made a unique present for a couple who have everything!M
Very quick delivery
Very quick delivery
Brilliant product, well received from the recipient! Really fast delivery too, very impressed :)
Roberta Zukelic17 July
Excellent quality children’s book
Excellent quality children’s book, delivery was quick, surprised to have my granddaughters name mentioned so much throughout the book, she will love this personalized beauty and the beast gift book as a delightful story and giftsake
Andrea Addison17 July
The book looks exactly as we hoped
The book looks exactly as we hoped. We have purchased another for another family member who was delighted with it and hope that this new version will delight my young great nephew as much on his 18th birthday