For Sale is an Issue of "The Graphic, November 17th 1883. This issue contains 12 Pages, 24 Sides, and has been taken from a Bound Volume, therefore the binding holes are showing.
Articles. 1- Topics of the Week. a- The Luther Commemoration in England. b- Annexation in the Pacific. c- Mr. Matthew Arnold on Numbers. d- Changes in the Ilbert Bill. e- Ireland. f- Moody and Sankey. - (The Vast Hall in Islington). g- Germany and Spain. h- The Transvaal Delegates. i- Encroachments on the Thames. j- Bulgaria. k- French Malefactors Abroad. l- Signed Articles. 2- Home. a- The Lord Mayor's Show. b- On the Evening before Lord Mayor's Day. c- First Cabinet Council of the Recess. d- Lord and Lady Salisbury. e- The Marquis of Bute. f- The Representation of York City. g- A Fair Trade Conference. h- The Late Major John Kempe. 3- Scraps. 4- Weather Chart of the Week. From Nov. 8 to Nov. 14 (Inclusive). 5- Foreign News. 6- The Court. 7- Church News. 8- Music. a- Richter Concerts. b- Popular Concerts. c- Crystal Palace. d- Waifs. 9- New Novels. 10- Theatres. 11- The Reader. 12- Rural Notes. a- The Renewal of Orchards. b- Ensilage Cutters. c- Farming a Century Ago. d- Sewage Farming. e- Scotland complains of a Poor Turnip Crop. f- The Birmingham Show. g- The Smithfield Show. h- The Anti-Deer Adulteration Society. i- The Royal Agricultural Society. j- The Norfolk Show. k- Sheep. 13- Pastimes. a- The Turf. b- Coursing. c- Football. d- Athletics. e- Bicycling. f- Lacrosse. g- Billiards. h- Aquatics. 14- Legal. 15- An Artist's Visit to "The River Congo, IV. 16- Story. - "Thirlby Hall," by W.E. Norris. Chapter XXVII. (Continued). Also Chapter XXVIII. I Lose All Faith In Human Nature (To Be Continued).
Engravings. 1- Front Page shows the following 3 Portrait Engravings for "The Transvaal Delegates in London." a- General Nicolaas Jacobus Smit - Member of the Volksraad. b- Mr. Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger : President of the Transvaal. c- The Rev. Stephanus Jacobus Du Toit : Superintendent of Education in the Transvaal. Also on this Page is a Half Page Engraving for "The Lord Mayor's Banquet at the Guildhall-Reception of Guests by the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress in the Library." (Descriptive Text Inside).
2- Engraving showing "Rostra Lately Excavated in the Forum at Rome."
3- Engraving showing "The "Lukhmidas Khimjee Kapad Bazaar," A New Cloth Market Recently Opened in Bombay."
4- 2 Engravings showing "The New House of Assembly Capetown." a- Exterior. b- Interior.
5- Half Page showing the following 4 Engraved Sketches for "The Recent Disastrous Earthquake in Anatolia, Asia Minor." a- Natives at Latzata Praying for Protection from the Earthquake. b- A Group of Natives. c- A Fisherman at Tchesme. d- A Ruined House in a Village near Tchesme.
6- Half Page Engraving showing "The Guy Fawkes Celebrations at Bridgewater."
7- Double Page Engraving called "The Transept in the Kaibab, Grand Canon, Colorado River, U.S.A."
8- Half Page of Engravings showing the following 3 Sketches from "The Recent Siege of Muscat." a- Muscat from the Harbour. b- Fort of Es-Sirat-el-Gharbiyyah. c- Fort Kalaat-el-Gharbiyyah.
9- Half Page Engraving showing the following 4 Sketches of "The Fatal Colliery Explosion at Accrington." a- The Whinney Hill Colliery, Where the injured and Dead Men were Brought to the Surface. b- The Moorfield Pit, the Site of the Explosion. c- Relatives Identifying the Dead at Whinney Hill Colliery. d- Effect of the Explosion at the Pit Mouth, Moorfield Pit.
10- Full page showing the following 2 Engravings for "The Rebellion in the Soudan." From Sketches by an Artist with Hicks Pasha's Soudan Field Force. a- An Aristocratic Corner in a Kordofan Village. b- Bashi-Bazouk Scouts Running in Arab Prisoners.
11- An Artist's Visit to "The River Congo, IV. showing Fac-Similes of Sketches Made By Mr. H.H. Johnston, F.Z.S., during his Journey in Central Africa. a- Philodendron Roots and Creeper on the River Quanza. b- Banks of Quanza River. c- Coffee Market at Cunga, River Quanza. d- A Street in Dondo, River Quanza. e- Banks of Quanza. f- The River Quanza - Crocodiles on Sand Banks. g- Banks of Quanza. h- Falls of Quanza at cambambe. i- Banks of Quanza, with Euphorbias in Background. j- A Lagune on River Cunene. k- Croque Native. l- Croque Native. m- Benguela Portugese Africa. n- Portrait of Mr. H.H. Johnston, F.Z.S., in Congo Costume. 12- Half Page Engraving Drawn by William Small called "I Caught one of Her Hands and covered it with Kisses." (Thirlby Hall).
Condition is Very Good, with One or Two Light Foxing Spots in the Margins.