Product code: 6070
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Fourteen pages (28 sides) from a weekly issue of:


DATED 1887.
This first part of the description features a list of Images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

Madame Lilian Nordica - full front page engraving – info. Lilian Nordica – born Lillian Allen Norton in Farmington, Maine

The Fire Brigade – A Grand Meeting at Oxford - full page of sketches by S. T. Dadd engraved by J. Swain, with titles: Old Oxford Engine Lent by New College - - - Superintendent T. Green OYFB – Old Engine c1750 - - - Old helmet - - - 1666 Squirt for Extinction of Fires - - - Old Windsor Engine 1735 - - - Mr C. R. Ridley Acting Hon. Treasurer - - - Deputy Superindentent Neill OVFB - - - The Oxford Steamer on St Giles - - - Presentation of Chief Officers of the Brigades - - - Accident During the Gallop Past – In the grounds of the property of a Mr G. H. Morrell of headington Hill Hall

Cycling Rambles at Virginia Water in Surrey - full page of engravings showing Cascade - - Ruins - - - Staines Church from river - - Laleham Ferry - - Thorpe Mill near Egham - - Mgna Charta Island

The Islington Horse Show -full page of engravings by J. Swain from drawings by John Sturgess, with titles: Roadster Stallions - - - The Water Jump Reive - - - Miss "Featherweight" Streeter - - - Mr Byass 1st Prize Champion Prize hunter - - - At the Wall

The Puppy Show -full page.

Lord Hastings George Manners Astley - engraving

Chess Problem by A. Cantle

Paris: Burning of the Opera Comique - a striking double page print from engraving drawn by Fortune Louis Meaulle and engraved by H. Meyer and K. Fichon

Full page of adverts including Streeters of Bond Street, Jewellers - - - Howard and Sons of Berners ST, Furnishers - - - Simplex Lawn Tennis Poles fro mMitchell of Market St Manchester - - - Dollonds Binoculars - - - Murray Smoking Mixture - - - Crescent Phaeton (small) - - - Rowlands Kalydor for the Complexion

Our Captious Critic – "Held by the Enemy" - eight caricatures from the play drawn by Alfred Bryan showing Melton Prior and Frank Leslie - - - Miss Annie Hughes - - - Mr Charles Warner and Lady - - - Admirable Sketch of Negro Character - - - Miss Alma Murray - - - Old Soldiers - - - Lieutenant Gordon Hayne - - - Mr William Rignold as the Surgeon FieldingMiel

The Sultana -full page print fro engraving from a painting by Bertier

the Bath And West of England Show at Dorchester - full page of engravings by R. H. Moore and engraver J. Swain - Earl of Coventrys Hereford Bull - - Mr A. C. Skinners Devon Bull - - - Mr Skinners Devon Bull - - - Earl of Ellesmeres Stallion - - - Dr h. W. Freemans Stallion - Mr C. W. Brierly Cow - - - Colonel C. J. T. Hmabros Cows - - - HRH Prince of Wales Shearling Ram - - - Mister W. Handleys Shorthorn Bull - - - Mr T. C. Saunders Shearling Ewes Hampshire Downs

goldsmiths-and Silversmiths-Company - advert

Eno's Vegetable Moto – Hepatic Liver Stimulant - advert

Full page of adverts inc., Mappin and Webb Ravelling Bag - - - Morgan and Co. Carriages, Cee Spring Landau, Lady MArjoribanks Ladykirk Berwickshire, Patent Cee Spring Osborne Basket Car - - - Oriental Tooth Paste by Jewsbury and Browns - - - Shanks patent Lawn Mower, Double Edge Sole Plate and Improved American - - - Hill and Smiths Black Varnish etc

Parkins and Gotto Court Staioners - advert

Bedstead from Maple and Co 'advert

Lawn Mower – Archimedean from John G. Rollins -advert

The Patent Diagonal Seam Corset -– small advert

Full page of adverts inc. Alfred Carter Invalids Furniture - - - W. Clark's Blacking - - - G. E> Lewis's Treble Grip, gun - - - Ne Plus Ultra Raven Jet French Varnish - - - Za-Zah or Voice Flute fro M. Barr

This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Full page advertising Railways; Theatres etc

Drama: The Lyceum Theatre - - - Comedy Theatre - - - Strand - - - Theatre Royal Manchester - also mentioning Mr Hawtrey - Miss Grace Huntley - Miss grace Huntley - Miss Helen Barry etc

Music: The royal Italian Opera - - - Her Majesty- Opera - - - Crystal Palace Opera - - - with mention of Mme Albani - Mr J. H. Mapleson - Signor Abramoff – Mlle Fohstrom – Mlle Ella Russell – Signor D Andrade - M. Vladimir de Pachmann - Mr henry E. Abbey - Adelina Patti - M. St. Saens - mr Walter Clifford etc.

Horse Racing Sleekburnc.

The Two Horse Shows: Kensington Agricultural Hall and Olympia

Famous Owners (horse racing- Lord Hastings

Thames United Sailing Club at Egham

Bath and West of England Show

Sport - Cricket - Athletics - Yachting etc

Beechams Pills full page advert

Horse Races Keenlyside. ©

For Sale by auction – Coombe Farm at East Meon near Petersfield in Hants - - - Demense at Rostellan Castle - - - St Catherines Estate near Doncaster - - - Heathfield near Midhurst - - - Tyting Farm, New Barn Farm, Winkworth Farm etc near Guildford and Goldalming - - - Mansion near Wallington and Caterham - - - Warren Tower, Newmarket - - - Sennowe Hall near Ryburgh and Fakenham etc - - -

Horse Auctions list of horses for sale at Tattersall at the Royal Paddocks, Hampton Court. 1106

A wonderful insight into theatre and stage, sport, hunting, farming and other activities of the day relating to the country in general.


It measures approximately 395 x 285 mm (15.5 x 11.25 inches ). The paper quality is of lighter quality than the usual issues. The spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is some age yellowing and age marking.There may be some age yellowing, some of the pages may have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age . The images vary in size. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published-- but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no page missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK.This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested."Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.  The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.1106

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Product Code 6070
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