The Sphere March 17, 1917 Volume LXVIII. No 895 - War Number 137. Entry Into Bagdad By British-Indian Forces An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. With which is incorporated 'Black & White"

By: The Sphere ( edited and compiled by )

Price: £32.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An Original illustrated 'newspaper' / magazine. Illustrated throughout with b/w photographs/illustrations, full page, multi-photos to a page and double page pictures, etc. Produced during the First World War. This issue is mainly concerned with 'The War in the Middle East and Europe'. Articles include : - 'The Fall of Bagdad: The Entry of the British Forces into the Capital of Mesopopamia...' ; ' The Surrounding of Kut-El- Amara: How the River Tigris was Crossed by the British-Indian Forces.' .' '. ; A Double page b/w illustration of 'A Moonlight Attack by White-Robed Troops: The Midnight Raid of a Highland Regiment.' - Drawn by Christopher Clark. Plus a Full page 'Roll of Honour' - with small individual photographs - for Officers killed whilst serving; and 'The Great European War Week by Week'. Also a few minor articles on other topics including : - 'Women's Sphere in Wartime', 'In the Petrol World', etc. Quite a few b/w adverts in the magazine, many with war-related themes, many not. Rear cover has a lovely full page pictorial 'The Greys' cigarette Advert in blues/pinks/oranges. The Front cover has an oblong vignette picture of 'The First British Land Army at Work on the Practice Farm' - see image - plus Adverts, decorated border, etc, all in blues/oranges.. Internally and externally VG. Overall VG/NF . A fascinating period magazine and very topical given the current release of the film 1917. I have 9 Original copies of this illustrated newspaper dated 1917 (but NOT a 'run') that I am currently listing - so do enquire if interested in more than just this or any others - or the lot - during these dates. See Images; Folio 13" - 23" tall

Title: The Sphere March 17, 1917 Volume LXVIII. No 895 - War Number 137. Entry Into Bagdad By British-Indian Forces An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. With which is incorporated 'Black & White"

Author Name: The Sphere ( edited and compiled by )

Categories: Foreign Travel. Exploration, Europe, Illustrated, Theatre. Film. Plays. Performing Arts, Middle East/Egypt, History & Politics. Churchill, Military/War Related, Magazines, Newspapers, Periodicals, Russia, Photography, Journalism. Book Related, Ephemera/Advertising, Transport. Railways. Motoring, Mountaineering. Walking. Climbing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Sphere and Tatler Ltd,: 1917

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 119773

Keywords: The Sphere March 17 1917 - Upper Class Periodical. An Illustrated Newspaper For The Home. With Which Is Incorporated ' Black & White" The Sphere March 17, 1917 Volume LXVIII. No 895 - War Number 137. Special Italian Pictures In This Issue. The War In Europe; The First World War; Entry Into Bagdad By British-indian Forces Articles Include : - ' Scenes With The Roumanian Army. Rusian Help For Roumania...' . ' The Spring Of 1917: Its Military Problems'; 'the Weapon Which Germany Is Wielding' This Issue Is Mainly Concerned With 'the War In The Middle EAST And Europe'. Plus Other Articles And Adverts 'in The Petrol World', ' Women's Sphere In Wartime; Plus A Full Page ' Roll Of Honour' - With Small Individual Photographs - For Officers Killed Whilst Serving, A Double Page B/w Illustration Of ' A Moonlight Attack By White-robed Troops: The Midnight Raid Of A Highland Regiment.' - Drawn By Christopher Clark Rear Cover Has Lovely Full Page Pictorial Advert Of 'the Greys' Cigarettes In Blues/pinks/oranges -