1910 THE SPHERE Newspaper MOUNTAINEERING MT BLANC Aldwych Strand HMS LION (1550)

Product code: 13Aug1910 (1550) 26Aug2019
Original Edwardian antique newspaper THE SPHERE Dated 1910; the Mountain and Moor number and featuring Scottish hunting season etc. The Aldwych Strand Development. Mountaineering in Switzerland etc - A wonderful gift idea. See main description for detailed content and condition.

1910 Edwardian Newspaper THE SPHERE


Original Antique Newspaper

DATE 1910

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

The full front cover headed The Sphere with dates, price etc showing shows a lady shooting on a moor with her gun dog beside her; with ornate border.

Page entitled Newsletter Week by Week showing seven photographs:

Statue in Marble The Flight of Love by Auguste Rodin at the Boston Art Museum Massachusetts.

The Hon. N. C.Rothschild's Pony Piebald a Winner at the Tring Agricultural Show.

Lord Derby's Hair Trigger II Race Horse a Winner at the Lewes Races.

The Training Ship Medway Leaving the Thames with Cadets on a World Tour - families waving it off on the quayside.

The New Park in Kent: Holwood Park - photograph showing the plaque to commemorate the occasion.

The Balmoral Castle Which Has Been Chartered by the Admiralty to Convey the Duke and Duchess of Connaught to South Africa - two photographs showing the interior and Exterior.

Tear to bottom border of this page.

Full page showing the Japanese Navy, and Russian Navy at Portsmouth - seven photographs:

Japanese Sailors and British Sailors Meeting in the Street, Shake Hands and Exchange Cigarettes.

The Russian Battleship Czarewitch - the Tsesarevich, as she is also known, berthed at a jetty along the quayside, people gathering to look.

A Japanese Petty Officer with a little English Boy Out for A Walk.

Burying the Hatchet - A Russian Petty Officer Talking with the Japanese Sailors.

A Japanese Naval Officer Leaving the Russian Flagship.

A Japanese and Russian Officer Chatting Together on the Russian Ship Tsesarevich.

Tear to bottom of this page.

The Vatican Rome: Cardinal Merry Del Val the Papal Secretary of State - full page photograph of the Cardinal, tear to side border.

Page entitled The Most Powerful Cruiser in the World referring to the launch of HM S Lion at Devonport - photographs, diagrams and drawing x6:

Diagram of the ship showing guns, torpedo tubes etc..

The Rope Which Was Severed by Viscountess Clifden with A Chisle.

The Launch of HMS Lion at Devonport.

The Old HMS Lion Sailing Ship.

Deck Plan of HMS Hercules for Comparison.

HMS Lion as She Will Appear When Completed for Sea - from a drawing.

The Aldwych Strand Development With Theatres, Restaurants, Offices - What the Coming "French Palace" in the Strand, London, Will Look Like When Completed - a wonderful full page from a drawing by John Duncan showing Chambers, Offices and Shops - The Theatre - The Grand Hall - New Victoria Building - Strand - Aldwych - St Clements Danes - The Law Courts in the distance.

Double page entitled The August Season in Switzerland; Where the Iron Shod Boots are Treading the Immaculate Snows - eight photographs by Donald McLeish, and two diagrams:

Three Men on the Fee Glacier - Some Ice Axe Work.

Party of Men Resting for Lunch on the Fee Glacier.

View of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc - Party of Climbers.

The Allalinhorn.

The New Route Up Mont Blanc - A Lady Climber Ascending with a Guide.

The Grand Mulets Cabin on the Route up Mont Blanc.

The Route up the Wetternhorn Seen From Grindelwald Village.

Splintered Rock at the Summit of the Allalinhorn.

Where It Would Be Folly To Attemp to Ride Your Bicycle in Switzerland - two graphs or charts: Railway to Aosta and Orsieres to Martigny - - Interlaken, Little Scheidegg, Grindelwald, Interlaken.

Pages entitled The Mountain and The Moor Season.

Bringing Home the Deer on Ponyback.

Two Men Out With The Dogs.

The 12th in Scotland - A Lakeside Scene.

Some Scottish Sporting Dogs.

Muick River in the Neighbourhood of Balmoral, Where King George Fishes.

ON a Scottish Farm - x2 photographs of little girls.

A Scottish Lodge and Memorial x2 photographs.

Two Fishermaen by Scottish Streams - 2 photographs.

A LAddie with his Dog - a little boy aged about three in traditional scottish kilt dress etc.

A Day with the Deer Stalkers Among the Hills: A Graphic View of a Day's Deerstalking From Start to Finish - a wonderful double page drawn by G. Torrance Stephenson with a description this view, conceived in a diagrammatic spirit, shows the start from the lodge with ponies asnd gillies up the winding path towards the high ground........ after the day's sport there is a tramp home withdhe deer slung across ponies backs ....

Grouse Shooting:

Brace of Blackgame x2 photographs.

Brace of Capercaillie x3 photographs.

Brace of Old Grouse x2.

Brace of Grouse.

A Lady Shooting AMongs the Heather on the Scottish Moors - half page photographs.

A Scottish Keeper With His Priceless Dogs - half page.

Double page entitled Dancers of Today and Yesterday and How they Compare with the Old Classic Dancers of Greece - twelve photographs of dancers and ten of ancient greek dancers:

A Continental Example of a New Winged Dance x2.

The Use of Extraneous Adjuncts in Some Modern Dancing.

A Reviver of Ancient Egyptian Dances.

Ballet and The Old Style on the Tips of the Toes.

Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson Dancing in the New Classic Style.

The Russian Duet Dancing. c.keenlyside

Dancing Reminiscent of 18thc.

The Art of Sent Mahesa, Four Examples of the Poses and Dances Recently Performed at Stuttgart x4photographs.

Ten photographs of statues depicting ancient dancers.

A Rare Capture off Southsea - photograph of a man holding two fish which were usually caught only on the Atlanitc Coast of North America.

A Curious Method of Carrying Hay in Rural Districts of Cumberland - Two photographs taken at Gilsland by J. Isaacson.

The Opening Meet of the Devon and Somerset at Cloutsham.

Lady Huntingdon With Her The Winner of The First Prize at the Atherstone Hunt Puppy Show.

The Territorial Army of Great Britain During Training Season:

Guarding the White Cliffs Between Dover and Folkestone.

By the Side of a Road: A Woman Giving the Territorials reive Refreshments on the East Coast.

The Invasion of Kent - 22nd Battalion Queen's City of London Regiment in Action Against the Invaders.

The West Kent Regiment Passing Over a Bridge over a Mile miel and A Half Long of Their Own Construction.

Territorials at Bexhill Working the Electrical Apparatus for loght Lighting Camp - two men setting up a generator.

Territorials on a Raft with Guns, Horses, and Cycles.

The London Scottish Landing From Boats.

The1st London Division Crossing a Bridge at Bordon Camp.

Strengthening Tent Pegs on Account of a Gale.

Public School Boys in Camp at Aldershot: The Dean Close School Washing Up After Dinner.

West Down Camp, Salisbury: Building the Oven.

Packhorses Bringing Ammunition to the Front on the East Coast.

At Herne Bay - 3rd London Yeomanry The Sharpshooters.

West Down Camp, Salisbury Plain: Gathering Hay to Make Their Beds.

Portrait of Queen Henrietta Maria with Sir Geoffrey Hudson - Etched by Armand Mathey after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - full page from a photograph.

Mister Ralph Nevill.

Allenburys' Food -Mother and Child - Same Boy Aged Four and Eight Years - full page advert.

Fashion: A Pretty Seaside Hat - - - a Trouville Gown, and Hat by Bechoff-David - two photographs by Manuel.

Scrubb's Ammonia - half page advert.

Stewed Currants Are Delicious Served with Bird's Custard - advert.

Coventry Martyrs Memorial - small diagram.

Colgate's Ribbon Dental Cream - Advert.

Mellins Baby Food - advert.

Elliman's Embrocation - advert.

The 15hp Straker Squire with Convertible Body - photograph of a lady driving the car.

Record Board at Brooklands x2.

Savory and Moore's Food for Infants - advert.

Plasmon Oats and Cocoa - advert.

Grooved Dunlop Tyres - half page advert.

North British Clincher - The All White Tyre - advert.

Kempshall Tyres - advert.

The Living Signpost - photograph of a man with a portable signpost pinting to Lanark.

18hp Bedford Car.

Wolseley Siddeley Car - half page advert.

Carters Invalid Carriages The Cannes - advert.

Cambus Whisky - advert.

Mennins Toilet Powter for After Shaving - advert.

Montserrat Lime Cordial - advert.

Ross's Belfast Dry Ginger Ale - advert on back cover.

Cailler's Chocolate - advert showing a little girl speaking to her Daddy on the telephone.

Phul-Nana Perfume - advert.

Voigtlander Metal Spring Camera with Self Capping Focal Plane Shutter - advert.


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:

The Newsletter Week By Week Page with ref. To The Tring Show - Cadet Training - The LEwe Race Meeting - Wilberforce and Pitt and The Fit of Holwood Park, Kent.

Russian and Japanese Sailors in Portsmouth.

HMS Lion The Most Powerful Cruiser in the World.

The Swiss Mountain Season with mention of the Cyclists' Touring Club and Mr H. U. Ellis.

Deer Stalking in Scotland by Frank Bonnett.

Some Remarkable Grouse Bags - by Frank Bonnett.

The Scottish Season - various.

Dancers of Today and Yesterday.

A Few Days Ago - A Random Chronicle by V. V. V. sleekburnc.

The Territorial Army Training Exercises.

A Literary Letter: Romance of Gambling - The Poverty of Poets - The Dickens Lover's Opportunity - page by Clement King Shorter.

Woman's Sphere and Interests - by Angela.

Motoring by R. P. Hearne.



This is an original USED newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print.

A publication similar to The Illustrated London News, The Sphere was a weekly illustrated newspaper published by The Sphere and Tatler Ltd., Great New St. London EC. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item eg. for a birthday or anniversary etc please ask.

Twenty pages (40 sides). The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. It measures 425 x 305 mm (16.75 x 11.25inches). It retains the outer advertising cover which is loose and tatty (see scan). The double centre page is loose. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. Some of the pages have cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The images vary in size. The images are NOT in colour unless otherwise stated.

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 two pages missing (incl. frontispiece), so if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sphere carry on from the previous issue therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a postal tube.

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Product Code 13Aug1910 (1550) 26Aug2019