A selection of individual issues. Bound volumes of magazines will be found
in the antiquarian
|picture to follow.
The Sketch, issue for 2 October 1895. Disbound from an old damaged
volume of issues. Six pages are missing. Slight foxing to front
page, two inch tear to one page. Contents present:
'Elaine' - from a photograph by W. & D. Downey.
'At Random' by L.F. Austin.
'A Tiny Tumbler' - photographs of a little boy by Stokes and Glover
of Southampton. (2 inch tear to this page)
'Joseph of Cannan on the Stage'
'The Late Harry Payne' - profile and photographs of the clown.
'About Mrs. Patrick Campbell'
Gertrude Kingston - photograph of the actress by H.S. Mendelssohn.
'Small Talk' - with a photo of a Hunt Meet at Minehead, a caricature
of Field-Marshal Lord Wolseley by Grip and a drawing of Forbes Robertson
on a bicycle by Walter Wilson.
'Cupid' - from a photograph by Falk of New York.
Lady Terence Blackwood (nee Davis) - photograph by J. Thomson of Grosvenor
Esme Beringer - photograph by Hana.
Miss Vane Featherstone - photograph by Brown, Barnes and Bell.
'The Chili Widow at the Royalty Theatre' - with photographs by Martin
and Sallnow of actors in scenes: Mark Kinghorne, Violet Vanbrugh, Sophie
Larkin, Arthur Bourchier, Ernest Hendrie, Mr. W. Dale, William Blakeley
and Kate Phillips.
'A Chat with Mr. C.P. Little' - with four photographs of the actor.
'Out for the Day' - illustration by Lews Baumer.
'A Holiday Reminiscence' - illustration by Will Owen.
'Another Scotch Romance' - illustration by Gilbert J.
Illustration by G. Vnning King.
'The Girl at Lake Lincoln' - fiction by Leonard Merrick.
'Some Royal Pictures' at Windsor Castle by G.C.W. - illustrated with
portrait paintings of Henry Guildford by Hans Holbein the Younger, David
Garrick and His Wife by William Hogarth, Charles I and Monsieur de St.
Antoine by Sir Anthony Van Dyck and Helen Fourmet by Sir Peter Paul
Art Notes - illustration of painting 'Rocky Pasture' by Arthur Lucas
and Gordon Memorial Shield by E. Onslow Ford.
'Off the Coast of Africa' - two photographs by G.W. Wilson and Co. of
Aberdeen 'Early Morning in Algoa Bay' and 'The Roads, Table Bay, Cape
'Views in South Africa' - photographs by G.W. Wilson and Co. of Aberdeen
- Amajuba Hill: Graves of British Soldiers; Parliament House and Table
Mountain, Cape Town.
'In Johannesburg' - photographs by Davies Brothers of Johannesburg -
The Market Square; Wash-boys in 1895; A Kaffir Piano; A Group of Wash-boys;
Eckstein's Buildings; The Law Courts and Coaching.
'A Fancy Dress Ball Shepherdess' - photo by Lafayette of Dublin.
'A Chat with a French Fencer' - with photo of French fencers Monsieur
Cotis and Monsieur Beau by Alfred Hughes.
'Scenes from The Swordsman's Daughter at the Adelphi Theatre - two photographs
of scenes by Alfred Ellis with actors Mr. Sternroyd, Mr. Crauford, Mr.
Abingdon, Mr. Fulton, Mr. Nicholls, William Terriss and Jessie Millward.
'A Roman Fete'.
'A Maid in the Moon' - two photographs by the London Stereoscopic Company.
'Furs and Fur Animals' - with line illustrations of a Falkland Island
Seal, two racoons, common wild cat, Chinchillas and Sea Lions.
'The Bear at the Zoo' - two photographs by Charles Knight of Newport,
the Isle of Wight.
'A Chat with Sir John Bates Thurston: The Governor of Fiji' by H.R.
Fox Bourne - with photograph of Sir John Thurston and child (presumably
his grandson) by C.E. Fry.
'Warships in the Thames' illustrated by six small photographs by Alfred
J. Padgett of H.M.S. Sanspareil, H.M.S. Hydra, H.M.S. Charybdis, H.M.S.
Hotspur, Torpedo Practice and H.M.S. Garnet.
Harlech Golf Links - an illustration by Will B. Robinson.
'The Literary Lounger'.
'Racing Notes' by Captain Coe - with photograph of Viscount Downe by
Lafayette of Dublin.
'Mr. H.E. Moss: The Mascot of Music Hall' - profile with a photograph
of Moss by Langfier of Glasgow.
'Leasowe Castle and Racecourse' - illustrated with three photographs.
'The World of Sport'.
'Our Ladies' Pages'.
'Rod versus Man' - fishing photograph by R.W. Thomas of Cheapside.
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Harmsworth Magazine Issue for November 1898 with interesting
contents and adverts. This was issue No.4. Some creasing and marks to
covers, good condition. Contents:
Frontis A Little Maid From Spain
Man is Made of What? by T.F. Manning, illustrated
The Roguey Man, a poem
My Destiny by C.K. Burrow, a story, illustrated by Frederick Pegram
A Famous Wigmaker's (William Clarkson) Famous Album by Gavin Macdonald,
with theatrical autographs
Daphne, a story by Walter E. Grogan, illustrated by Harold Copping
From a Smoker's Museum by T.C. Hepworth, illustrated
The Face at the Door: The Drama of a Ghastly Delusion, a story by Walter
B. Dobell, illustrated by S.H. Vedder
A Man Hunt With Bloodhounds: Showing how they may be used in the detection
of crime, with breeder Edwin Brough, Wyndgate, Scarborough, by Alfred
Arkas, illustrated with photos
Threescore and Ten, a poem
The Despatches for Gibralter: A Victoria Cross Affair, a story by Gilbert
Heron, illustrated by D.B. Waters and F.T. Jane.
The Sad Fate of Mistress Pru, verses illustrated by Sauber.
A Girl's Balloon Journey over London by Gertrude Bacon, illustrated
The Editor's Escapade: The Story of a Man and a Manuscript by Archibald
Eyre, illustrated by S.H. Vedder.
Remarkable Secret Chambers: Stories of Queer Places by Allan Fea, illustrated
by the author.
Dead Men's Wishes: Some Queer Burial Places by H.G. Archer.
The Monthly Gallery of Beautiful Pictures: Time to Get Up by A.J. Elsley;
The Son and Heir by L. Schmutzler; A Pushing Family by G.A. Holmes;
Gordons and Greys to the Front by Stanley Berkeley; The Ne'er Do Well's
Return by K. Schultheiss; three beauties: Countess of Annesley; Miss
E. Matthews; Miss Clements.
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||The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine Issue
for December 1898 in the original wrappers with interesting contents and
adverts. Larger than usual as this was the Christmas edition. This was
issue no. 5. A few chips to covers. Good condition. Contents:
The First Christmas. Frontis.
Goldenhair and Curlyhead, A Christmas Poem by Allan Upward, illustrated
by J.H. Bacon.
Costly Christmas Crackers: The Romance of Christmas Presents. Illustrated
The Last Minute - Now or Never. A Football incident from the painting
by T.M. Hemy.
Making a Football. Illustrated by photos.
The Count and I by James Barratt, illustrated by Robert Sauber.
1898 by Alfred Arkas.
Courtship by Proxy by H.A. Therrauld, illustrated by Fred Pegram.
Tattooed Royalty: Queer Stories of a Queer Craze by R.J. Stephen. Illustrated
How the Burglar Helped at Christmas by Lucian Sorrel, illustrated by H.M.
Baby Belle, a poem by Bernard Malcolm Ramsay.
Irish Beauties by Ignota. Illustrated with photographs of Lady Beatrice
Butler, Mrs. Belville West, Miss Florrie Cox (Florence Cox), The Hon.
Mrs. Bellew, The Marchioness of Downshire, Mrs. Cecil Lambert, Countess
of Limerick, Mrs. Burke Irwin, Lady Carew, Mrs. Cornwallis West, Mrs.
Warren, The Hon. Marie Crichton).
The Finder Will be Rewarded by Gerald Brenan, illustrated by Sydney Cowell.
The Cleverest Amateur Cyclist in the World, Remarkable Trick Riding by
a Military Officer, (Lieutenant Thomas Orde Lees) with photographs.
The Missing Q.C.'s by John Oxenham, illustrated by Frank Craig and T.
London's Unsolved Murders, a Serious Problem Carefully Considered by Lincoln
Springfield. Illustrated with photos.
A Baby Santa Claus by Marion Elliston, illustrated by Harold Copping.
Some Sensational Fires by Frederick A.A. Talbot, illustrated with photographs.
A Telegraph Mystery by W.B. Northrup, illustrated by H.H. Flere.
The World's Champion Whistler, Frank Lawton. Illustrated.
His Highness the Rajah: The Quest of the Yellow Diamond by Beatrice Heron-Maxwell.
Illustrated by E.J. Sullivan.
Sleighs for Christmas by J.E. Whitby. Illustrated.
Our Monthly Gallery of Beautiful and Interesting Pictures: includes John
Bull by Maud Earl; The Last Eleven at Maiwand after Frank Feller; Our
Prince by A. Stuart Wortley; A December Day after A. Perez; The Waits
by W.H. Trood; Tally Ho after Heywood Hardy; Miriam by N. Sichel;
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Harmsworth Magazine Issue for July 1899 with interesting contents
and adverts. Loss to top and bottom of spine. Contents:
Frontis: Winning by J. Haynes Williams.
Ostriches: A Walk Round a Californian Ostrich Farm by E.H. Rydall, illustrated
The Scent of the Clover, a poem by Winifrd Sutcliffe, design by T. Walter
The Bishop's Excursion: An Episcopal Misadventure at the Seaside by
J.T. Kingsley Tarpey, illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
1,030,000,000 Passengers; £40,000,000 Profit: Remarkable Figures
About Our Railways by Walter Dee.
Accident or Destiny? A Thrilling Incident on an Atlantic Liner by J.L.
Hornibrook, illustrated by Ernest Prater.
From the Willow Tree to Lord's: The Life Story of a Cricket Ball, illustrated
The Butterfly, an illustrated poem by J.E. Whitby, designed by Maurice
McCarrick's Novel: Why He Rewrote It by Percy E. Reinganum, illustrated
by J.H. Bacon.
Lady Fencers by Myra Dane and Mary Howarth, illustrated with photos.
The Other Man's Hat: The Story of a Diplomat who Failed by Gerald Brenan,
illustrated by F.H. Townsemd.
The Suicide Club: The Story of a Notched Counter by Arthur Brebuer,
illustrated by Frank Craig.
Some Terrific Explosions by Francis Mackinnon by Francis Mackinnon,
illustrated by photos.
The Arrest of Captain Vandaleur: How Miss Cusack Discovered His Trick
by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace.
Guardians of the Tsar: Soldiers who Protect the Man of Peace by Karma,
illustrated with photos.
How We Held up the Bank: An Exciting City Story by George Hudworth,
illustrated by s.H. Vedder.
Queer Bridges by Arthur Guerdon, illustrated with photos.
Our Monthly Gallery of Beautiful Pictures (including The Rival Monasteries
by Frank Hyde; painting by A.E. Richardson; A Slight Difference of Opinion
by E. von Blaas; The Anti-Muzzling League by W. Henry Gore; The Charge
of Scarlett's 300 at the Battle of Balaclava by Stanley Berkeley;
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Harmsworth Magazine Issue for June 1900 in the original wrappers
with interesting contents and adverts. This was issue 23. Some marks
to covers and chips to spine, hole to one of the rear adverts, good
Frontis: Come One Come All by F. Thomas Smith.
Why Not Eat Insects: Some New Dishes for the Table by Reverend Theodore
Wood, illustrated with photos.
The Crowning Incident of the Franco-German War, a picture by Anton von
The Last of the Red Indians: The Warriors of the Wild West by W.S. Harwood,
illustrated with photos (including chief Moisi, Afraid of Eagle Sioux
Chief, members of the Fox tribe, Juan Jose).
A Comedy of Fate: The Story of a Gibson Girl by D.D. Black, illustrated
by Alec. C. Ball.
Some Famous Newspaper Scoops by Frederick A. Talbot, illustrated with
Man versus Beast: The Terrible Story of a Tiger and His Trainer by J.
Lawrence Hornibrook, illustrated by Ivester Lloyd.
Lost in London. Picture.
What to See at the Paris Exhibition: A Peep at the Great French Fair
by J.E. Woolacott, illustrated by photos and drawings.
His Great Sin: The Skeleton in the Cupboard of Mr. George Gregory by
Victor L. Whitechurch, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Greater Britain: With Portraits of Colonial Governors and their troops
at the war in South Africa by Robert Machray, illustrated with photos
(including Sir Alfred Milner, Lord Minto, Sir. W.F. Hely Hutchinson,
Lord Tennyson, Lord Brassey, Earl of Beauchamp, Lt. Colonel G. Smith,
Earl of Ranfurly, Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry M'Callum, Lord Lamington).
The Army Chaplain, illustrated by H.H. Flere.
St. Helena: The Prison of Napoleon and Cronje by William Kilmurray,
illustrated with photos.
The White Powder: A Doctor's Startling Story by J.H. Hayes, illustrated
by Louis Linscott.
Masonic Mysteries: What is a Freemason? by W.J. Wintle, illustrated
with photos including masonic temple at Hotel Cecil and the Holborn
The Play Actress - How She Became Countess of Wilchester by Edward Tebbutt,
illustrated by C. Shepperson.
£145 for Photographs: Particulars of a Photographic Competition.
You Love Me, don't you, dear Bunny?. Picture.
Risen From the Ranks: Men with Fortunate Knapsacks by A. Birnage, illustrated
by photos (Lieutenant-Colonel Hamilton 14th Hussars; Major General Luke
O'Connor, V.C; Captain John Stacpole; Major General Hector Macdonald;
Lt. Colonel Finn 21st Lancers; Captain Marshall V.C.)
Firing a Torpedo by J.J. Bennett, illustrated by photos.
Famous Napoleon Pictures: by Paul Delaroche, Forty Thousand Years Are
Looking Down on You by Karl Girardet, Napoleon Crowning Josephine, Napoleon's
Farewell to Josephine at Malmaison by L.J. Pott, Bad News, Capture of
Napoleon's Carriage at Genappe, The Flight From Waterloo to Paris by
Marcus Stone, Napoleon at St. Helena.
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Harmsworth Magazine Issue for October 1900 with interesting
contents, including a story by Richard Marsh, and adverts. Back cover
missing, chips to front cover, chips to spine. Sound reading copy. Contents:
Frontis and cover picture: Prince Edward, Prince Bertie and Princess
Victoria of York.
Our Future King at Play by V.C. Feesey, illustrated by Biograph Pictures
of Prince Edward and siblings.
The Outside Ledge: A Cablegram Mystery by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace,
illustrated by Victor Venner.
Where the Government Works by Herbert Howard, illustrated by photos.
The Sakrobundi Mask by Frederick Breton, illustrated by Ivester Lloyd.
Lady Farmers: Women as Agriculturists by Philip Astor, illustrated with
Winning a Wager by V.M. Craigie Halkett, illustrated by Frederick Pegram.
Wonderful Water by J. Horner, illustrated with photos.
A Bad Spill.
Pugh's Poisoned Ring by Richard Marsh, illustrated by B.E. Minns.
Our Dore Gallery.
Inside Big Ben by Arthur Birnage, illustrated with photos.
The Professor's Dilemma by Henry Farmer, illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Secret Societies: Facts About Mysterious Orders Existing Today by W.J.
Wintle, illustrated by photos.
Education by Machinery by H.J. Shepstone, illustrated by photos (including
Fred Warren Smedley of Chicago).
Peter the Guide: A Terrible Alpine Experience by Ernest Charles Heath
School Boy Editors illustrated with photos (school magazines and editors:
R. Benson & C.A. Willis Eton College Chronicle; J.E. Flitch editor
of Ley's Fortnightly; H. Gray, Denstonian; J.K. Macmeikan (probably
John Kenneth Macmeikan) of Repton school; A.H. Sidgwick, the Wykehamist;
editors of the Alleynian; D. Headland, Chelmsfordian; W.E. Smith, Firefly;
W.W. Nind, Blundellian; G.S. Russell, The Grammar School Magazine; W.B.
Medhurst, The School Budget; A.F. Jarrett, Stonyhurst Magazine; F.W.B.
Bendall and V.S. Banham, Ipswich School Magazine; E.P. Cawston, Eastbournian;
H.E. Gibson, Newtonian).
Our Dore Gallery: Eight full page reproductions of his famous paintings.
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