The Sphere May 19, 1917 Volume LXIX. No 904 - War Number 146. 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 Europe'. Articles include : - 'The 5th Stage of the Battle of ARRAS: Fighting down the Valley of Scarpe' ; 'The Concrete "Fortins" of the Hindenburg Line...' ; ' The Bikanir Camel Corps'; . 2 Double page b/w illustrations = 'The Factory's part in the Great War: The Blast Furnaces of Caen in Normandy.' - Drawn by Lucien Jonas. AND ' With The Indian Cavalry during the 1917 Advance on the Western Front' (SIKH Cavalry) - Drawn by Christopher Clarke, R. I. Plus 'The Native Mounted Troops of Algeria in the French Army'. 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' (includes a small article by the National Food Refoem on 'Potato Substitutes'). , '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 small 'closed' edge tear and a lovely full page pictorial period Advert - In blues/greys/oranges - for DeReszke cigarettes. The Front cover has Adverts, decorated border, etc, all in blues/oranges.. With a few small marks, Internally 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 May 19, 1917 Volume LXIX. No 904 - War Number 146. An Illustrated Newspaper for the Home. With which is incorporated 'Black & White"

Author Name: The Sphere ( edited and compiled by )

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

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 119776

Keywords: The Sphere May 19 1917 - Upper Class Periodical. An Illustrated Newspaper For The Home. With Which Is Incorporated ' Black & White" The Sphere May 19, 1917 Volume LXIX. No 904 - War Number 146. The War In Europe; The First World War; Articles Include : - 'the 5th Stage Of The Battle Of ARRAS: Fighting Down The Valley Of Scarpe' ; 'the Concrete "fortins" Of The Hindenburg Line...' ; ' The Bikanir Camel Corps'; This Issue Is Mainly Concerned With 'the War In 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, 2 Double Page B/w Illustrations = The Blast Furnaces Of Caen In Normandy.' - Drawn By Lucien Jonas. AND ' With The Indian Cavalry During The 1917 Advance On The Western Front' (SIKH Cavalry) - Drawn By Christopher Clarke, R. I. Rear Cover Has Lovely Full Page Peeriod Pictorial Advert In Blues/greys/oranges - For Dereszke Cigarettes