For Sale is an Issue of "The Sphere," June 15th 1901, Volume V. No. 73. This issue contains 17 Pages, 34 Sides, and has been taken from a Bound Volume , therefore the binding holes are showing.
Contents. 1- Front page shows a Portrait of "The Late Sir Walter Besant.
2- The Weekly Article "The Newsletter," showing London Week by Week.
3- Full Page Illustration showing "Lord Kitchener Inspecting the Yeomanry prior to their return home."
4- Full Page Article called "Men and Women," Looking at the lives of Robert Buchanan and Sir Walter Besant. Also on this page are the following small Portraits. a- Cavaliere Sindici : Italian Poet. b- Mr. Thomas Bond : Surgeon of Westminster Hospital. c- Lord Wantage : A Crimean Hero. d- Viscount Portman. e- The Late Robert Buchanan : Poet, Dramatist, and Novelist.
5- Full Page Illustration drawn by Lance Thackeray, showing "The May Races at Cambridge."
6- Full Page showing the following 2 Half Page Photographs with Descriptive Text. a- An American Millionaire's £125,000 Yacht : The "Lisistrata," the New Steam Pleasure Yacht just being completed for Mr. Gordon Bennett. b- The Lost "Tantallon Castle" on the Rocks : Showing the Waves breaking on the Stern of the Lost Union Castle Liner, "Tantallon Castle," on the Rocks of Robben Island, Cape Town.
7- Full Page Illustration drawn by Victor Prout called "How the People in North China Travel : The use of a Sail on Land." (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
8- Full Page showing an Article with Photographs for "The Reopening of Mining on the Rand."
9- Full Page Illustration drawn by W. B. Wollen, called "A Meet of the Coaching Club," showing "A Gathering in the Park."
10- Full Page Illustration drawn by Percy Spence, called "A Revival of the Ancient Game of Bowls," showing "A Match at the Crystal Palace."
11- Full Page called "Weymouth's Great Week," showing an Article with Photographs for "The Agricultural Show of the Royal Counties Society held at Weymouth."
12- Full Page showing the following 2 Half Page drawings by Mr. J. Finnemore of "The Mining Disaster in South Wales." a- Funerals of Victims passing the Scene of the Disaster. b- A Woman identifying the Body of Her Husband.
13- Full Page Article with the following photographs called "Princess Yolanda and her Rivals for the Crown of Italy." a- The King of Italy : Victor Emmanuel III. Born 1869. b- The Count of Turin : the King's Cousin. Born 1870. c- The Duke of Abruzzi : the Explorer. Born 1873. d- The Duke of Genoa : 7th in Succession to the Throne. e- The Queen of Italy : Princess Helen of Montenegro. f- The Duchess of Genoa : Mother of Princes 8th, 9th, and 10th, in Succession. g- The Duke of Aosta and his Two Sons.
14- Full Page showing the following 2 Half Page pictures which are being Exhibited at the royal Academy. a- "The Clouds That Gather Round The Setting Sun." Painted by J. Seymour Lucas. b- "An Affair of Honour." Painted by Ernest Crofts.
15- Double Page Print drawn by Sidnet Paget, called "The First Derby of the New Century - The Favourite, "Volodyovski," Winning in Record Time. (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
16- Full Page showing the following "Pictures Exhibited in the London Galleries." a- 4 Miniatures Painted by Miss Edith Maas. 1- Miss Schenley. 2- Miss Nora Lyttleton. 3- Miss Nancy Perrott. 4- Mrs. Arthur Heygate. b- The Spires of Oxford. Painted by Herbert J. Finn. c- Ely from the Market Place. d- Ripon from the Little Wooden Bridge.
17- Full Page showing the following 3 drawings with Descriptive Text. a- Quarter Page drawing by Mr. Alfred Pearse, called "The Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Decorated for the Duke." b- Quarter Page drawing by Mr. Alfred Pearse, called "Lord Hopetoun opening the Royal Horticultural Show at Melbourne. c- Half Page drawing by Mr. Alfred Pearse showing "How Steamer Passengers' Clothes are Laundried at Colombo."
18- Full Page Illustration drawn by Stanley L. Wood called "The Military Tournament at Islington - Sword Versus Bayonet."
19- The Weekly Article "Outlook on Foreign Affairs," by Arthur R. Ropes.
20- The Weekly Article "A Literary Letter."
21- Full Page showing the following 2 Half Page Photographs, called "Pets brought home by Tars of H.M.S. "Thetis." a- "Jack" and "Cronje," two Monkeys. b- The Monkey "Jack" Salutes from the Capstan. (Descriptive Text at bottom of Page).
22- The Weekly Article "Amusements." with a Photograph of Miss Ellen Terry as Volumnia.
23- Full Page Advert for Pears' Soap. (Engraving).
24- The Weekly Article "Woman's Sphere." Written by Angela.
25- Quarter Page Advert for "Lemco."
26- Quarter Page Advert for "Hancocks & Co."
27- Full Page Advert for the First Number of "The Tatler," Edited by Clement Shorter.
28- 4 Small Portraits of "Officers Killed in the Rearguard Attack on General Dixon's Column at Vlakfontein on May 29. (Descriptive Text for each). a- Lieutenant Noke. b- Lieutenant Charles Campion. c- Lieutenant John Patrick Macdougall. d- Captain H. M. Armstrong.