For Sale is an Issue of "Navy & Army Illustrated," September 5th, 1914. This issue has been taken from a Bound Volume, therefore the Binding Holes are showing.
Condition is Good, the Margin being cut short to the Title at the Top, the Text is in Very Good order throughout, and the Spine is strengthened with Filmoplast Tape.
Articles. 1- The Battleship Market.
2- Rifles of the Fighting Nations.
3- The Torpedo in War.
Photographs. 1- Front Page Photograph shows "The Right Honourable Herbert Henry Asquith, P.C., Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury."
2- Half Page Photograph showing "The Russian Artillery in Action."
3- Half Page Photograph called "The Russian "Glacier" Advancing Towards Berlin," showing an Army of 8,000,000 men, the largest armed host in the history of the world, is being hurled by Russia against Germany and Austria.
4- Half Page Photograph showing "German Artillery Passing through the Belgian Capital."
5- Half Page Photograph showing "The Germans in Brussels."
6- Full Page showing the following 2 Half Page Photographs called "Clearing the Oceans." a- The "Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse," the Famous German Greyhound, Transformed into an Armed Merchant Cruiser. b- H.M.S. "Highflyer," the Light Cruiser which Sank the "Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse."
7- Full Page Photograph of "The Replky to the King's Message from Admiral Sir John R. Jellicoe, K.C.B., K.C.V.O., Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet."
8- Photograph showing "The Cossacks, the Pride of the Russian Army."
9- Photograph called "Cossacks Entrained," showing the frock-coated warriors are eager for the fray.
10- Photograph of "General Rannenkampf," Commanding the Russian Forces invading Germany.
11- Photograph showing "The Russian Field Artillery Proceeding to the Front."
12- Photograph showing "Russian Artillery Fording a Stream."
13- Photograph showing "Russia's "Steam-Roller" Army, which is now advancing through Eastern Prussia towards Berlin."
14- Photograph showing "H.M.S. "Agincourt" being completed upon the Tyne.
15- Photograph showing "The Small German Protected Cruiser "Breslau" in the Kiel Canal."
16- Full Page Photograph showing "The Late Pride of the German Navy- The Battle-Cruiser "Goeben" Manoeuvring at Sea."
17- Full Page Photograph showing "H.M.S. "Agincourt," the Latest British Dreadnought, passing down the Tyne."
18- Double Page Photograph called "A German Mill Of Devastation and Death." The Vast Krupp works provide employment for some 80,000 persons. (This photograph represents one of the largest shops devoted to the manufacture of big guns.)
19- Full Page showing the following Photographs called "The Small Arms of the French and Russian Armies." (From the collection of H.H., Harrod, Esq.) a- The Russian Three Line or Nagant Rifle and Bayonet. b- Breech Mechanism of the Russian Service Arm. c- The French Lebel Rifle and Bayonet. d- The French Lebel Carbine. e- Breech Mechanism of the Lebel Rifle. f- Breech Mechanism of the Lebel Carbine.
20- Full Page showing the following 8 Photographs called "From "Brown Bess" to Lee-Enfield." showing the evolution of the small Arm in the British Army during one hundred years. a- "Brown Bess" Flint Lock Musket, 1700-1842. b- Percussion Musket, 1839. c- Brunswick Rifle, 1836. d- Enfield Rifle, 1852. e- Snider Rifle, 1867. f- Martini Rifle, 1869. g- Lee-Metford Rifle, 1888. h- Short Lee-Enfield Rifle, Present Day.
21- Photograph showing "The Ross Rifle used by Canadian Troops."
22- Photograph showing "The German Service Mauser."
23- Photograph showing "The Nose of the Torpedo."
24- Photograph called "Inserting the Torpedo in its Tube." (This picture shows the tail and propellers of the Missile.)
25- Photograph called "Out Torpedo Nets ! " showing the battleship obtaining protection by means of wire netting swung out on booms.
26- Photograph showing "French Infantry Firing from the Trenches."
27- Photograph showing "Some of the British Troops who held the Germans at Mons for Thirty-Six Hours."
28- Photograph showing the "Funeral of Lieutenant-General Sir James Grierson at Glasgow."
29- Half Page Photograph showing "Zouaves, the Fierce Fighters of the French Army, Fording a River."
30- Half Page Photograph showing "General Joffre, the French Commander-in-Chief, discussing the Plan of Campaign with his Officers."
31- Photograph showing "French Infantry Swarming to the Re-Capture of Mulhausen."
32- Photograph called "Sacked and Burned by the Germans," showing the Avenue de Maestricht, Vise, after the Teuton invaders had passed. The inhabitants fled in terror. Every house was burned : even the animals were not spared. German soldiers remained to guard the ruins.
33- Half Page Photograph showing "The German War-Lord's Travelling "Ritz-Carlton."