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February 4th

February 11th

Volume 2, No. 40

24 pages plus a 4 page supplement.

Summer Number

summer 1888

Mr Meesons will by Rider Haggard



July 28th

July 7th

price sixpence.

'The Husband Beater (Umbella Plagosa) How to Carry It, A Problem in Fashion' Wonderful full page by Bernard Partridge

'Nottingham and The Meeting of The Royal Agricultural Society: Distant View of Nottingham'

'Showyard of The Royal Agricultural Society, Wollaton Park' Nottingham

'Nottingham: St Peters Church - Birthplace of Kirke White - St Marys Church - New University College'

Nottingham: 'Old Gateway, Notitngham Castle' - 'Old Guildhall' - 'The Park' - 'Lenton Boulevard' - 'The Promenade, From Trent Bridge' - 'The Trent at Wilford, Looking Towards Clifton Grove' - 'Wilford Church' - 'Entrance Gateway, Wollaton Park'

'The Market Place, Nottingham'

'The New Townhall, Nottingham'

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Bessant drawn by A. Forestier. Chapter One'

'At Henley Regatta' Beautiful double page engraving


'Sketches at The Italian Exhibition' At Earls Court. Full page

'The Late Captain H. B. Urmston, 6th Punjaub Infantry, Killed on The Punjaub Frontier'

'Statue of General Gordon at Aberdeen'

'Dr Alexander Hill MD, The New MAster of Downing College, Cambridge'

'The War in Sikkim: Attack By The Tibetans onThe Camp at Gnatong sketch by Lieutenant A. Heyman, 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment'

'Rambling Sketches: A Deserted Village - Wittersham, Kent' full page with article

'Statue of William Wallace at Aberdeen'

'The Marble Palace at Potsdam, The Residence of The New Emperor'

Adverts of the day and more

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Playhouses'

'Home and Foreign News'

'Science Jotting' miele

'Wills and Bequests includes Mr Fleetwood Pellew Wilson JP of 30 Portman Square and of Wappingham Manor, Northamptonshire - Mr William Chickhall of 247 Regent Street, Mournin Warehouseman and Silkmercer of Tollesbury, Essex - Mr Robert Vaqlentine Leach of Devizes Castle, Wilts and of Bordighera, Italy - Mr Charles Harrison JP of Areley Court, Stourpoort, Worcestershire - Miss Clare Bridget Strong of 7 Stafford Terrace, Kensington - Mr John Christian Cowley of Leinster Gardens, Hyde Park - Mrs Elizabeth Sarah Bourke of St Georges Place, Knightsbridge'

'Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Fashionable Marriages includes Sir Charles Stewart Forbes to Miss Emma Theodora Maxwell, youngest daughter of th elate Mr Robert Maxwell - Mr E. Grenville Gore Langton with the Hon. Florence Emily Murray, Sister of Lord Elibank - Lord Carew with Miss Julia Lethbridge'


July 14th with supp 14p +2p for 6d

July 21st

Two whole sheets (16p) for 6d

'Some Living Belgium Painters: Florent Willems - Alfred Cluysenaar - Karl Ooms - J. F. Portaels - Charles Verlat - P. J. Clays - Emile Wauters - H. De Braekeleer - Jan Verhas - Alfred Verwee' Full page

'The Revolution House, Whittington near Chesterfield'

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Bessant' full page

'Hospital Life: Sketches at The London Hospital Whitechapel' Double page of different scenes in the hospital wards, dispensary etc

The Silver Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales 'Silver Wedding Gift of The Town of Kings Lynn, The Old Grey Friars Tower' - - 'Gift From officers of Household cavalry: Lam an Cigar Case, In Form of Cuirasses and Kettledrums' - - 'Gift From The Town of Nottingham: Casket From Wood of Piles of Old Trent Bridge'

'Statue of Sir francis Drake'

'Memorial Chapel to The Late Sir W. Owen Lanyon and His Wife' St Judes Southsea

'New English Church at Bellagio, Lake of Como'

'Colon, The Atlantic Terminus of The Panama Ship Canal' Wonderful busy full page


'Monument of Gambetta in The Place Du Carrousel Paris'

'Opening of A New Park at Bedford and River Carnival'

'St Jacobs Oil Conquers Pain' Advert

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'Queen Natalie of Servia, A suit now pending for a matrimonial divorce or a decree between King Milan of Servia and his Queen'

'Alexander Pope'

'The Wimbledon Meeting' Rifle Competitions

''Echoes of The Week'

'The Playhouses'


'The Silent Member'

The Court at Cannes etc'

''Home and Foreign News'

'Obituary includes Sir John Hardy of Dunstall Hall, Stafford died at his residence, 22 South Street Park Lane - - Sir Charles Jephson Norreys Bart., of Mallow Castle, Cork died suddenly at Quenstown - - General James Farrell Pennycuick - - The Rev. George Robert Gleig MA Late Chaplain General of the Forces died at his residence, Bylands near Winchfield'

'The London Hospital'

'Wills and Bequests include The Right Hon Jane Frederica Harriot Mary, Countess of Caledon of Tyttenhanger Park, St Albans - - The Rev Robert Andrews of Middleton Essex - - Mr Frank Ash Yeo JP MP for the Gower Division of Sketty Hall Glamorganshire - - Mr Richard Brinsley Sheridan FRGS of Frampton Court Dorset - - Mr Benjamin William Farey of Salamanca, Farquhar Rd, Upper Norwood - - Mr John Bruce of South Park, Wadhurst - - Sir William Marjoribanks of Lees, Berwickshire who died at Torquay - - Mr Thomas Rider JP of Boughton Park, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent and Saint Clears, Carmarthen - - Mr Joseph Yellowly Watson FGS JP of Thorpe Grange, Thorpe le Soken'

'The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

July 28th

Two whole sheets (16p) for 6d

August 4th

Two whole sheets (16p) for 6d

'The Meeting of The Emperors: Review at Krasnoe Selo, Near St Petersburg' Full page engraving

'Pony and Donkey Show at The peoples Palace, Whitechapel'

'The Race for The Eclipse Stakes at Sandown: A Hundred Yards from The Chair'

'Naval Manoeuvres, Methods of Signalling: By Flags - by Semaphore - by Hand Flag - Morse Signalling by electric Lamp - Morse Signalling with Hand Lamp - Electric Beam - Steam Siren Fog Signal Full page

'Fish Sale at Polperro, Cornwall' Lovely print from engraving

'Inoculating an Elephant'

'The Maharajah of Tikumgurh and a Tiger Killed by Him'

'Faith and Freedom by Walter Bessant illustrated by A. Forestier' Full page

'Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith'

'Our Future Bluejackets: A Scene on Board The Training Ship Mercury, At Ryde' A wonderful double page engraving

A Plague of Crickets 'Adult Winged Cricket, Stauronotus Marocanus, Male and Female' - - 'Corn Half Eaten, Corn Stalk Entirely Stripped and Relic of husks' - - 'Ear of Barley, intact and Cricket Attacking the Corn' - - 'Cricket with its Ovaries Buried in the Earth'

'Collecting and Counting Bunches of Bananas in Jamaicaq

'Carriage of Bananas From the Field to The Wharf, Annatto Bay, Jamaica'

'On the Way to Market, Kingston Jamaica'

'The Casino, Boulogne Sur Mer, With The Switchback Railway, The Town, Quay, Floating Dock and Swimming Baths' Full page engraving


'Bake House in a Cornish Village by Adrian Stokes'

'The Late Rev. Charles Rhind, Missionary to the Deaf and Dumb'

'The Late Mr Clarence Stewart Lindsay, Killed in the Explosion of the De Beers Mine, Kimberley

'The Late Mr Frank Holl RA
Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:

'Messrs Bryant & May's Strike by Factory Girls'

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Court at Osborne etc'


'The Playhouses'

'Home and Foreign News'

'Science Jotting by Dr Andrew Wilson'

'Wills and Bequests includes Mr Joseph Allen Piggot late of Bedford - - JMiss Georgiana Johanna Austin late of 77 Oxford Terrace, Hyde Park - - Hon. Bowes Daly late of Killough Castle, Tipperary - - Mr Julius Levis late of 21 Mincing Lane and 6 Lower Berkeley Street, Portman Square - - General Frederick Darley George Colonel of the Cheshire Regiment, late of 67 Brunswick Place, Hove - - Mr Frederick Duke late of The Woodleighs, Warningcamp near Arundel - - Mr Frederick Champion Robinson lat eof 25 Mark Lane and died at 30 Wyndham Street, Bryanston Square - - Mr Leone Levi of 5 Crown Office Row, Temple, Barrister at Law and of 31 Highbury Grove'

'The Plague of Crickets in Algeria'

'Holiday Rambles in Berlin'

'Letter Writing'


August 11th 12p + coloured supplement of Pangbourne

'Berehaven, Bantry Bay'

'The Iris and ASevern of The B Squadron, Engaging a Blockading Scout Outside Berehaven'

'Torpedo Boats of the B Squadron apturing Two "A Squadron" Torpedo Boats off Black Ball Head' Bantry Bay

'Schloss Braunfels, The Ancestral Residence of the Princes Solms, Germany' Beautiful full page engraving

'View From British Camp at Entonjaneni, Zululand'

'Centenart Birthday Festival of King Ludwig At Munich: The Disaster of Frightened Elephants'

'The Blockade of Berehaven, Signal by Two Rockets From The Inshor Squadron to The Admiral Outside'

Full age engraving drawn by A. Forestier. A man and women kissing in a cottage garden after a long seperation

'Sir John Hassard, Principal Registrar of the Province of Canterbury'

'At The Regatta: Tha final Heat' Full page engraving

'At The Regatta: A close Race' Beautiful full page engraving of lades watching the race

'The Sikim Expedition: Martello tower at North End of Fort - - The Camp at Singtu'


'The Pope Centenary Commemoration at Twickenham: Popes Birthplace, Plough Court, Lombard Street - - - Oppe's House at Twickenham - - - Twickenham Churdch and Eel Pie Island, From Pope's Villa - - - Pope's Grotto - - - Interior of Grotto, Left side - - - Interior of Grotto, right side' Full page

'Rambling Sketches: Ballantrae and Its Neighbourhood' Full page

Popes Commemoration: four small sketches

'Pears Soap' Advert, small baby in a bath

'The Harness' Electropathic Battery Belt' Advert

'Wood's of Liverpool, Binoculars'

And many more adverts of the day
'Our Note book by James Payne'

'Foreign News'

'The Court at Osborne etc'

'The Silent Member'

'Science Jottings by Andrew Wilson'

'Fashionable Marriages'

'American and Colonial Bishops At durham'

'Schloss Braunfels'

'British Troops in Zululand'

'The Dirges' 'Obituary incudes

Wills and Bequests includes Mr william Ewing of 95 Gloucester Place, Portman Square and late of 26 Upper Brook Street, Grsvenor Squar and of Bridley Manor, Guildford - - Mr James Tabor JP of earls Hall, Prittlewell Essex - - - Mr John Hibbert JP of Braywick Lodge, Maidenhead, Berks - - - Count Carlo Angiolini Clericetti of 39 Devonshire Street, Portland Place and late of 58 Montpellier rd Brighton - - - Mr Thomas Cox late of Glanelly, great Malvern, Worcestershire - - - Miss Florence AMry Georgina Cole late of 66 Eaton Place - - - Lieutenant Colonel Henry Beckwit Sawrey late of Clarville, Reigate'

'The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Obituary includes Rear Admiral William Codrington CB at Shrublands, Tungridge Wells - - - Colonel Edmond Ruck Keene of Swyncombe Joise Oxford - - - Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthr Need died at Fountain Dale, Blidworth, Notts - - - Mr Thoma sTyrwhitt Drake of Shardeloes, Amersham Bucks and St Donats Castle, Glamorganshire - - - The Very Rev John William Burgon Dean of Chichester

August 18th

Two whole sheets 6d

'Naval Manoeuvres: A Reconnaissance in Force at Berehaven, Bantry Bay- - - Boat Attack on Crookhaven Coast Guard Station from Sketches by Our Special Artist, Mr W. H. Overend, with A Squadron' Full page engraving

'Navaql Manoeuvres, Capture of Liverpool: HMS Invincible and HMS Hercules Engaging The North Fort at The Entrance to The Mersey' Wonderful full page engraving from a sketch by Mr J. R. Wells

'Statue of Lieutenant Waghorn, The Projector of te Overland Route to India'

'Mrs H. M. Butler, Miss Agnata Frances Ramsay, Bride of the Master of Trinity college, Cambridge'

'Early Morning in Venice by Miss Clara 'Montalba'

'The De Beers Diamond Mine, South Africa: Open Mine at 350 Ft. Level, Where Underground Workings Commence' The mark + indicates the place of escape for the men during the disastrous fire of July 11Sket5chres at Ilfracombe' Full page engraving


'A Malay Religious Ceremony, The kalifa'

Full page engraving by A. Forestier of A lady in her cottage sitting at her spinning wheel and receiving visitors. From the Story For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant

'The Right Rev. W. Stubbs DD. The New Bishop fo Oxford'

'The Late Very Rev. J. W. Burgon BD, Dean of Chichester'

'Seaside Sketches' Full page

'Birthday Congratulattions after The Painting by Thomas Von Der Beek' A beautiful full page engraving of a young lady carring a bowl of fruit

'The Copeland Ashore' The Steamer Copeland that ran ashore the island of Stroma in Orkney

'On Stroma, Orkney Islands: Collecting Baggage'

'Works of The Aluminium Company Limited, At Oldbury, near Birmingham: The Sodium Furnaces - - Back of Aluminium Furnaces - - The Patentee - - Chlorine Stills - - Chloride of Aluminium Furnaces'

'The Gold Mines of Merionethshire, North Wales' Wonderful full page showing various scenes

'It May be years' a lady and her dog watching a ship slip into the distance by Julius M. Price

'The Late United States General Philip H. Sheridan'

'Women Making Carpets at Ouchak' Advert

'Cherry Blossom: Nun Nicer' Advert, full page engraving of a Nun

And many more adverts of the day

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note book by James Payne'

'Rotten Yesterdays'

'Foreign News'

'The Court at Osborne etc'

'The Silent Member'

'Science Jottings by Andrew Wilson'

'Obituary incudes The Hon. and Rev. Canon Baillie MA Cann Residentiary of York and Incumbent of St James's, #Cupar - - Sir William Westbrooke Burton Knt ate Judge of the Supreme Court at Madras died at his resicence 54 Chepstow Villas, Notting Hill'

'Fire in The De Beers Diamond Mine' at Kimberley, South Africa where more than two hundred perished

Wills and Bequests includes The Rev Charlesw William Giles DD of Milton Hall, near Cambridge - - -Mr Joh Pitt Taylor late of 58 Eccleston Square - - Mr Capel Carter of woodford, essex and late of 8 Vineyards, Bath - - Mrs Eliza Harriet Tudor of 26 Lansdown Place, Cheltenham - - Mr William Galbraith of 3 Blythswood Square, Glasgtow - - Mrs Sophia Susanna Barnes of Upton Villa, Penge - - Captain obart George Anderdon of 17 Gay Street, Bath and Fernleigh High Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight - - Miss Susan Elizabeth Burgess of 5 Burgess Hill, FInchley Rd, Hampstead'

'The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'The Wreck of The Copeland by H. Rider Haggard'

'the Manufacture of Aluminium'

'The Gold Mine in Wales'

'The Floods'

'The Late General P. H. Sheridan US '


'Fashionable Marriages


August 25th

Two whole sheets for 6d including The Glasgow Exhibition

September 1st

Two whole sheets for 6d

The Queens Visit to Glasgow: 'Sir Archibald Campbell Reading Address to the Queen in The Exhibition'

The Queens Visit to Glasgow: 'The Queen Entering Buchanan Street From St Enoch Square'

The Queens Visit to Glasgow Lady King Presenting a Bouquet to The Queen at St ENoch's Station'

The Queens Visit to Glasgow: 'The Queen Visiting The Womens Industrial Department, Glasgow Exhibition'

The Queens Visit to Glasgow: 'The Queen Receiving an Address of the Corporation at The New Municipal Buildings Glasgow'

The Queens Visit to Glasgow; 'The Queens Arrival at Queen Margarets College for Ladies, Glasgow'

'View in The Blythswood Grounds, With Trees Planted by The Late duke and The Duchess of Albany' - - - Inchinnan Church, near Blythswood' - - - Junction of The Cart and Clyde at the Foot of the Blythswood Park' - - - View From The Queens Bedroom, Blythswood'

'Destruction of Mr Simmons's Balloon atUlting near Maldon'

'The Late mr Simmons the Aeronaut Killed by the balloon Accident near Maldon Essex'

'Princess Beatrice launching HMS Marathon at the Fairfield Shipbuilding Companys Yard, Govan'

Full page engraving by A Forestier. Women sewing and cleaning

'Blundebore's Castle' small

'Glasgow Exhibityion: Indian wood Carvers at Worl' - - 'Pen Making' - - 'Diamjond Cutting and Polishing'

'the Glasgow RExhibition: Historical Relics in the Bishops Castle' Full page engraving

'Glasgow Exhibition: Indian Section - - Shetland and Fair Isle Knitters'

'Rothesay Castle, Isle of Bute frin a sketch made in 1846'

'Glasxgow Exhibition: Model of 74 Gun Frigate made of Bone by a French Prisoner of War' - - The Central AvenueLooking West' - - Reproduction of the Bishops Castle in The Exhibition Gardens'

'Glasgow Exhibition: View From Under The Central Dome

'The Clyde near Kilpatrick: Dumbarton Castle in the Distance'

'View of Bath from Near the Abbey Cemetery'

'A Peep at Bath from Beechen Hill'

'The Theatre Royal Bath' - - - 'Lansdowne Tower and Beckfords Tomb, Near Bath' - - - 'Charlcomb Church, near Bath'

Bath and The Meeting of the British Association of Science: 'The Abbey Church, Colonade and Grand Pump Room'

'Bath: Interior of the Grand Pump Room'

'Enos Fruit Salt, Lighthouse' advert

'The Queen Receiving a Bouquet from Mrs Stewart Clark, at Blythswood'

' St Jacobs Oil for Veterinary Purposes in Yellow Wrappers'

' Maple & Co Persian Designed Chairs and Settee' Advert

'Floriline for the Teeth' Advert

Also articles (no engravings unless previously mentioned ) including :

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Court'

'Foreign News'

'The Clach Dearg f Ardvorlich'

'Dandelion Down

'The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Wills and Bequests includes Colonel Edmudn Ruck Keene JP late of Swyncombe Park, Oxfordshire - - - Colonel Richard Byrd Levett JP DL of The Kings Own Stafford Rifles late of Milford Hall, Baswick Staffs - - - Mr Joseph Phipps Townsend late of Downhills, Tottenham and Walpole Norfolk - - - Mr Hugh Barklie Blundell M'Calmont late of Lincolns Inn, Barrister at Law died at Tunbridge Wells - - - Rev George William Darby late of North Wingfield Rectory, Chesterfield derby - - - Mr Josepg Berdoe late of 27 Douglas Road, Canonbury'

'Obituary includes General Lord Alfred Henry Paget, Equerry and Clerk of the Royal Household - - - The Right Hon. Sackville George lane Fox, Lord Conyers died at St Clare, Walmer - - - The Right Hon Sir JohnRose, Bart of Montreal GCMG died suddenly deer stalking at Langwell in Caithness- shire - - - The Hon James Squire Farnell, Formerly Premier for New South Wales died at Sydney'

September 8th

With extra supplement "WG Grace"

'The New Stationers' Hall'

'last Voyage of The Great Eastern: Passing New Brighton, Entering The Mersey'

The Turkish Occupation of El Wndj On the Coast of Arabia: - 'Egyptian Officers on The Parapet of The Fort' - - - 'The Interior of the Fort' - - - 'The Harbour, Looking Towards The Quarantine Station' - - - 'Gateway of The Old Fort' - - - The Entrance, With Sheikh's Tomb' - - - 'The New Fort at El Wedj' - - - 'The Gateway of The Town'

'The Late Mr W. Chappell FSA ' of the old musical firm Messrs Chappell and Co of New Bond Street

'Under The Grouse Moors'

'The Late Lord Alfred Paget '

'The late Mr P. H. Gosse FRS' The Eminent Naturalist

For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant Chapter XVIII The Maids of Taunton, Full page engraving by A. Forestier

'Earl and Countess Fitzwilliam'

Wentworth Woodhouse Small engravings 'The Entrance Hall drawn by Louis Wain' - - - Tehe Earl of Straffords Bed Room' - - - The Picture Gallery' - - - 'Old Sedan Chair'

'Jays Mourning' full page print from engraving showing mourning attire of Maison Jays of Regent Street London

? 'Pears Soap'

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company' designs of Jewellery

'Harness' The Electropathic Battery Belt' Advert

Plus many more adverts of the day

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'My Little Dutch Tour by Percy Fitzgerald' with small engravings within the text

'Under The Grouse Moors'

'the last of the Great Eastern '

The Ladies Column' by Florence Fenwick Miller with reference to Oscar Wilde

'Wills and Bequests' includes Gustavus Lambart Basset Esq - - - Mr Joseph Sherwood of 61 Wesbourne Terrace, Hyde park - - - Mr Frederick Vickers of Dykes Hall, Wadsley, Ecclesfield, York, Steel manufacturer - - - The Rev. George Edward Prescott, Rector of Digswell, Herts - - - Captain James St Clair Doyle of 49 Cobham St, Gravesend - - - Mr Joseph Withers of 1 Shorters Court, Old Broad St, Stockbroker and late of Burleigh House, Enfield - - - Mr Robert Alexander Clarke of Moses Gate,, 41 Bolton Place, Farnworth, Lancaster'

'Obituary includes The Right Hon. George Lennox Rawdon Berkeley, Earl of Berkley - - - Sir Samuel Rowe KCMG Surgeon Major late Governor of Sierra Leone died agt Madeira - - - Major General William Wiltshire Lynch CB of Pareora near Guildford Surrey died of Cholera at Allahabad'


September 15th

Sir James Macbain, resident of Melbourne Exhibition and of Legislative Council, Victoria'

'Mr G. T. A. Lavater, Secretary to the Melbourne Exhibition'

'Mr G. R. Johnson, Architect of the Melbourne Exhitition Building'

'Hon. Colonel F. T. Sargood CMG MLC Executive Vice President, Melbourne Exhibition'

Sketches at Glastonbury Visited by The British Association 'The Holy Thorn'

Sketches at Glastonbury Visited by The British Association 'Ye Pilgrims or George Inn'

Sketches at Glastonbury Visited by The British Association 'The Abbots Kitchen'

Sketches at Glastonbury Visited by The British Association 'Norman Porch, St Josephs Chapel'

'Woolwich Arsenal, Torpedes and Shells: Gauging The Tail of a Torpedo'

'Woolwich Arsenal, Torpedes and Shells: Setting Up The Head of a Torpedo'

''Woolwich Arsenal, Torpedes and Shells: Lining Out A Torpedo, Making a Centre Line'

'The Rising in Zululand: News for The General' - - - 'Mr Pretorius's Fort' - - - 'John Dunn and His Impi' - - - 'Inniskillings to The Rescue'

Disastrous Collision on The Paris, Lyons and Mediterranean Railway, Near Dijon: 'Wreck of The Express Train From Italy' - - - 'Wreck of The Geneva Express Train From Paris' Some of the victims names listed

'The Bandai San Mountain in Japan, Where The Volcanic Eruption Destroyed Five Hundred People'

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant' full page engraving by A. Forestier

'Opening of The Melbourne Exhibition: the Governor of Victoria, SIr H. B. Loch, Declaring The Exhibition Open inThe Queen's Name' Double page sketch by Melton Prior

'New ibrary of The People's palace, Mile End Road'

'John Bunyans Pulpit, Formerly in The Old Meeting House at Lambeth' - - - 'Old Meeting House at Lambeth Lately Demolished'

'..."She" at The Gaiety Theatre' Full page

'Chess by J. W. Abbott'

'The Tourist Season: Settling The Days Walking Excursion'

'The Out Patient, A Tale of a Dog' from the original by Yates Carrington. Advert

'Cathedral of Christchurch, New Zealand, The Spire of Which Was Damaged by an Earthquaike'

'Women Making Carpets at Ouchak' Advert for Treloar & Sons, Ludgate Hill

'The International Fur Store, The Finest Furs The World Produces' Full page engraving sohowing a hunter and various animals

Plus many more adverts of the day

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'Parisian Sayings and Doings by T. C. '

'The Rising in Zululand'

Australian City and Suburban Investment and Banking Company Ltd - Issue of Shares' full page advert

'Opium Smoking'

'Tourists in Russia'

'The Ladies Column' by Florence Fenwick Miller. Florence Fenwick Miller was a Victorian Feminist, Journalist, and Educator

'Wills and Bequests includes Right Hon. Henry Richard, Baron Wolverton late of Iwerne Minster, Dorset and 67 Lombard street and died at Coombe Wood, Kingston on Thames - - - Mr Benjamin Piercy CE JP late of Marchwiel Hall, Denbigh and Drapers Gardens EC - - - Mr Charles Joseph Lambert of 3 Queens St Place Upper Thames St and 29 Park lane and 1 Crosby Square, a merchant - - - Miss Rachel Pinckar of 23 Tavistock Square - - - Mrs Julia Cave of Brook House, SUnbury and late of Boxwel Court Gloucester - - - Mr Allen Fletcher late of 6 Lord Mayors Walk, York - - - Mr John Beale of Belle Vue, Eastern Villas Road Southsea Southampton - - - Mr John Diplock of 94 Upper Tulse Hill and Ivy House, Clapham and late of St Germains, Honor Oak Road - - - Mrs Emma Mary Ann Maria Knowles wodow of the late James SheridanKnowles, dramatist formerly of 34 Southwick Street Cambridge Terr Hyde Park and late of 29 North Bank, Regents Park'

September 22nd



'Sir H. B. Loch GCMG KCB, Governor of Victoria, Australia' - - 'Lord Carrington, Governor of New South Wales'

'Count Di Robilant, The New Italian Ambassador'

' Te Aute Maori College, New Zealand'

'Presentation of Noble's Hospital, Isle of Man'

'Memorials in Carlisle Cathedral to The 34th Regiment'

'Sketches of "Captain Swift" at The Haymarket Theatre' full page by Dudley Hardy

'Woolwich Arsenal, The Shell Factory: Painting Shells' - - 'Filling Small Shrapnel Shells With Bullets'

'Taking The Thickness of a Large Shell, At Woolwich Arsenal'

'Napoleons Villa at Elba, With Tree Planted by Him in 1814'

'Napoleons Villa, With Museum Beneath It'

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Bessant and Illustratred By A . Forestier, Chapt XXII' Full page


'Sketches at a Spanish Bull FIght: A Spanish Young Lady and Her Duenna - - Passing The Spanish Frontier Under the Rocik of Gibraltar - - Bull Fighting in the days of The Moors' Full page

'Sketches of Glastonbury: St Joseph's Chapel - - - The Hly Well - - - Fish House at Meare - - - The Alms Houses - - - Ancient Chalice, Oaken Tankard of the Abbey, Wallet, Bishops Ring etc' Full page

'Sketches of Glastonbury: Old Fireoplace at Meare - - - Transept, Glatsonbury Abbey'

Spitalfields Lodging House: A Young Boy Londoner - - - A Girl Mother'

'Beechams Pills' Full page advert

'Pears Soap' Advert endorsed by Lillie Langtry, Mistress Adelina Patti Patti and Muril Ross ?

Plus many more adverts of the day

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Court at Osborne etc'

'The Opening of The Parnell Commission '

'parisian Sayings and Doings'

'Novels includes The Lindsays by John K. Leys - - The Black Arrow by R. L. Stevenson - - Helen, The Novelist by J. W. Sherer' reviews

'Obituary includes Sir Edmund Henry Knowles Lacon, Bart died at Ormesby House Great Yarmouth - - - Sir Charles Robert Rowley, Bart of Tendring Hall, Suffolk - - - General william Inglis CB late of Hildersham Hall and Rickling Hall, Cambridgeshire died at 1 Talbot Place, Blackheath - - - General MordenCarthew CB died at Denton Lodge, Harleston, Norfolk - - - Major General Stansfield-Crompton of Esholt Hall and Azerley Hall, Yorkshire died at his shooting box at Buckden Moors near Skipton - - - Also mentions of Colonel Herbert Mends - - Mr Alfred Backhouse of Pilmore Hall - - Mr Walton Howland Roberts - - Lady Emilie Caroline Gray, 3 Templeton Place SW - - Rev George Craig MA Rector of Aghanloo - - Mr Richard Proctor, Astronomer at New York - - Helen Lady Dunbar at 3 Richmond Terr - Mr Arthur Buchheim MA of NEw Colege Oxford age 29 - - Mr Mr Thomas Holt - - Mr John Herbert Orpen LLD - - General Peter Thomas Cherry'

The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Wills and Bequests includes Mr William Johnstone Newall of 33 South Street, Park Lane and 122 Cannon Street EC of Messrs M'Calmont Brothers and Co - - - MR Arthur Potts JP late of Hoole Hall, Hoole, Chester - - - Mr Griffiths Lewis late of Alltycham, Pontardawe, Llanguicke, Glamorgan, Colliery Proprietor - - - John Harry Eyres Parker JP Commander RN late of Ware Park, Herts - - - Colonel Reginald John Manningham Buller late of Grenadier Guards and Dilhorn Hall, Stafford - - - Mrs Hannah Morland late of Heath Lodge, Croydon - - - Mrs Janet Barr late of Oak Villa, Riddlesdown Park Road, Kenley Surrey'

'Science Jottings, The Night Lights of the Sea by Andrew Wilson'


September 29th

'The Melbourne Exhibition: Entrance To The German Court'

'The Melbourne Exhibition: Entrance to The United States Court'

'The Floods in North Italy - - Front of the Bellevue Hotel At Cabenabbia on Lake Como - - Visitors Leaving the Hotel - - Boats Takein People from The Hotel on Board the Lake Steamer - - Arcades at Bellagio Flooded'

'The Austro Hungarian Military Manoeuvres at Belovar, in Croatia' Full page engraving

'Sketches Fron " The Armada " at Drury Lane Theatre' Full page

'The Late Major Edmund Musgrave Barttelot, Killed by Mutineers in the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition '

'Subahdar Kishaubir Nagar Koti, A Brave Native Officer of a Ghoorka Regiment ' ( Gurka )

' Municipal Incorporation of Chelmsford : Mr Furbank Reading The Charter at The Townhall' with insets of Mr R. Cook, Secretary Reception Comm. - - Mr Frank Whitmore, First MAyor of Chelmsford - - Mr Arthur J. Furbank, First Town Clerk of Chelmsford

The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition in Central Africa. Sketches By Mr Herbert Ward, A Companion of Mr H. M. Stanley - 'Bolobo on the Congo river - - Looking up the Congo from the house o Shiel Mahomed Bin Seid at Stanley Falls - - View from Below Stanley Falls - - Our House at Stanley Falls - - Huts at Yambina - - Nativ ewoman of Aruwimi Falls - - Stanley Falls - - Native of Aruwimi Cuontry - - Houses of Tippoo Tib, Stanley Falls - - And more' All on one full page

'For Faith And Freedom by Walter Besant illustrated by A. Forestier' Full page engraving

'Astronomical Occurrences for Ocotber - Calendar '

'Our National Defences' Ful page engraving of Children playing on an old canon

' dragonfly' - Metamorphosis of Crab' small engravings

'Shell Factory Woolwich Arsenal: - Bigt Hammer Man x 2 - - - Cleaning Out a Shell - - - Laquering a Shell, At Woolwich Arsenal - - - 'Big Hammer Man At Woolwich - - - Foundry Hand at Woolwich Arsenal'

'A Day With an Antiquary'

'John Br4insmead and Sons Pianos' Full page engraving. Advert

'Monastery of Holy Trinity, Kalabaka'

'Maple & Co Furniture - The Seville Lady's Easy Chair - - The Seville gents Easy Chair - - The Seville Settee, Persian Design, £7 10s' advert

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

''The Court' at Balmoral

Parisian Sayings and Doings'

'The Emin pasha Relief Expedition up the Congo and Aruwimi '

'Science Jottings by Andrew Wilson'

'Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick-Miller'

'Fashionable Marriages'

'New Books' inlcudes Ulysses; or Scenes and Studies in Many lands by W. Gifford Palgrave - - Twenty Five Years in a Waggon in the Gold Regions of Africa by Andrew A. Anderson - - - Scotland and Scotmen in The Eighteenth Century from The MSS of John Ramsay Esq of Ochtertyre - - - Chronicles of Bow Street Police Office by Percy Fitzgerald FSA - - - The Henry Irving Shakspeare'

'Whaling in The Solent '

'A Visit to Thessaly '

October 6th

'Sketches by Lieutenant H. De T. Phillips, Sikkim Field Force Camp, Gnatong: - Fort Gnatong, Sikkim - - - View of the Thibetan position in the Jalapla Pass - - - View of the Thibetan Position in the Pembiringo Pass, East of The Jalapla'

'The War on The Sikkim Frontier of Thibet: The Yakla Pass and Lake'

'The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition: Sketches by Mr H. Ward, A Companion of Mr H. M. Stanley - - Cannibal Scene in Village near Nassibus Camp - - Yawami, Canoe Voyage - - Fanyimba an Arab Slave Owner - - The River from the Camp - - Majuta, Mr Jamesons boy - - Carved Tobacco bowl Bought from Selims Manyemas - - A Corner in the Camp at Yambuya - - Fallidi bin An - - Native of Diva - - Native Pottery Aruwimi Rapids - - Fishing Canoes at Yahsuta, Congo river - - Native Utensils, Aruwimi Rapids Limbayo'

'The Right Rev Francis Jayne The New Bishop of Chester'

'The lat Hon. Thomas Holt Formerly FInance Minister of New South Wales'

'Birds on the Bass Rock' A beautiful full page of Sea Birds

'Full page by A. Forestier

'Early Annals of th Australian Colonies: Australians Past and Present - - - Monument to La Perouse at Botany Bay'

'Sketches in Morocco: A Chain of 'Prisoners From a Rebel Tribe' Double page


'Silver Statuette of Earl Fitzwilliam KG Colonel of 1st West York Yeomanry Cavalry'

'Sketches Among The Hop Pickers in Kent' Full page

'That Troublesome Puppy'

'Sketches in Jersey' Full page

'The International Fur Store' Advert Also articles (no engravings unless previously mentioned ) including :

The daedalus lighthouse in the red sea

New volunteer drill hall Lincoln

astronomical occurences

The royal academy

The Societe nationale des Beaux arts

The new pavilion at Lords ( with small eng)

The Swanley Horticultural college (with small eng)

Science jottings - the inroads of the sea. Mentions reculvers church, Flamborough, Auburn Hartburn and Hyde Eccles shipden and Wimpwell

> 'Pears Soap' advert

' Floriline for Teeth' advert

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'Science Jotting by Dr Andrew Wilson '

'The Court at Balmoral etc'

'Parisian Sayings and Doings

'The War on the Sikkim Frontier of Tibet'

'Changing House'

The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller with reference to Womans World edited by Mr Oscar Wilde - Ladies Cricket etc'

'Emigrants Information Office'

'The Author of Madame Midas, Mr Fergus Hume'

'Exhibition of The Photographic Society'

'Obituary inlcudes The Right Honourable Mortimer Sackville West, Lord Sackville of Knole Kent - - - Sir Henry Anthony Farrington, Bart died at Gosford House, Ottery St Mary, Devon - - - Mr Thomas Gambier parry of Highnam Court, Gloucestershire'

October 13th


October 20th

Two whole sheets 16p (32 sides)

October 27th

Two whole sheets for 6d

November 3rd

'The British Administrator of Bechuanaland Holding A Court of Inquiry on The Crocodile River: The Court of Inquiry - The Administrators Camp'

'Changing Quarters in Upper Burmah: Baggage Elephants Arriving in Camp'

'New Church of The Holy Redeemer, Exmouth Street, Cerkenwell'

'New Church of The Holy Redeemer, Exmouth Street, Clerkenwell'

'The New War Game: " Polemos " As Played at The Royal United Service Institution' Wonderful full page engraving

'Valley of The Umvolosi, Zululand, Looking Towards Somkeli's Stronghold and St Lucia Bay'

'Camp of Indwandwa, Zululand, Where the Chief Usibepu was Attacked By Dinizulu'

'The Straits, Dove Dale'

'Chee Tor, Miller's Dale, on the Wye'

'Chatsworth House, on The Derwent'

A Continuing Story 'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant' A full page engraving by A. Forestier of a scene on a ship

The Revolution of 1688: William III Entering Exeter' Wonderful double page engraving

'In The Time of The Empire After the Painting By F. Andreotti'

'The New Extension of Hampstead Heath, The East Park Estate and Parliament Hill Fields: - Bridge and Pond, East Park Estate - - View of Highgate from Lower Side of East Heath, Hampstead, Looking Over The Brickfields - - Parliament Hill From Highgate Ponds, Millfield Lane - - Wooded Dells, East Park Estate - - Old Tree in the East Park Estate - - Stile in Parliament Hill Fields - - View Towards the Vale of Health, From The Late Brickfields - - View of Highgate and Caen Wood from East Park Estate' All on one full page

'Pears Soap' advert

Miss Dollie Daisie Dimple and Her Trunk of Smart Clothes' Advert for a doll from Hinde's of London

Floriline For The Teeth and Breath' Advert

Plus many more adverts of the day

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including:
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'Wills and Bequests'

'Art Notes'

'The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'The Court at Braemar etc'

The Late Sir Hugh Owen'

'The Deposed German Hanse Towns, Hamburg and Bremen'

'The Speaker on Educational Examinations' speaking at Portland Wesleyan School, Leamington'

'The New War Game Polemos '

'By Derbyshire Streams'

'The Revolution of 1688, A Bicentary Retropect'

Poem entitled 'The Land of Nod' by Clo. Graves

'Science Jotting by Dr Andrew Wilson'

'Obituary inlcudes Sir Edmund Arthur Waller, Baronet of Newport died at St Heliers, Jersey - - Sir John Wallis Alexander, Baronet of Belcamp, Dublin died at his residence 27 Eaton Square SW - - General Sir Edmund Haythorne KCB died at Silchester Hose, Reading'

November 17th

'the Late Field Marshal Earl of Lucan'

'The Disaster at Montreux: The Reservoir After Its Bursting' - - - 'The Disaster at Montreux: Seeking The Dead'

'The Canadian pacific Railway: The Bow River Valley, From Banff sketched by Our Special Artist, MR Melton Prior'

'The Accident to The Emperor of Russias Train on The Azov Railway near Borki in Russia: Part of Train, With The Imperial Carriages'

'The Accident to The Emperor of Russias Train on The Azov Railway: Fore Part of The Train, Fallen Over The Left Hand Side of The Embankment'

'Captured East African Slaves at Aden'

'Sketches at The Parnell Inquiry Commission Court: Some of The Witnesses' All named

'Sketches at The Parnell Inquiry Commission Court: Some of The Witnesses' All named, Full page engraving

' After The Battle drawn by E. Michel' A full page engraving

'The Hunting Season: An Incident With The Ward Union Hounds'

'Testimonial Presented to Sir Rache Cunard, Bart., By The Members of His Hunt, Market Harborough, Leicestershire' a fox

'La Mandolinata drawn by C. Kiesel' a beautiful full page engraving of a lady playing the mandolin

'Polytechnic Young Mens Christian Institute - On THe Parallel Bars'

'The Gymnasium of The Polytechnic Christian Institute, Regent'

'The Gymnasium of The Polytechnic Christian Insitute: Classes For Young Women and Girls' Full page

'Mappin & Webb Sterling Silver and Electro Silver Presents' Examples include Fluted Solid Silver Table lamp - Elextro Silver on Nickel Breakfast Dish £3 5s - Two Pairs Stag Handle Carvers and Steel £1 16s and more

'Women Making Carpets at Ouchak' Advert for Treloar & Sons Ludgate Hill

'Pears soap' Advert

St Jacobs Oil Conquers Pain' Advert

Dolls House 'Hinde's Popular SHilling Toys' Advert

'Spectacles, Negretti & Zambra's' Small Advert

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including: '
'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Parnell Inquiry Commission'

'A Literary Lodge of Freemasons'

Obituary includes The Earl of Lucan, Field Marshal Sir George Charles Binghaml, Baron Lucan of Castlebar and Baronet of Nova Scotia - - - Mr Compton Gerard Ferrers died at 78 Cadogen Place - - - Hon. Mrs Annette Caulfield died at Dublin Castle'

The Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Novels include In Far Lochaber by William Black - -- The Weaker Vessel by D. Christie Murray'Highland Industries'

'Science Jottings, Builders In The Sand'

'Woodland Harvests'

'Wills and Bequests includes Mr Alfred Backhouse JP of Pilmore Hall, darlington And Dryderdale, Wolsingham - - - The Hon. Mrs Mary Byron Wife of the Hon and Rev William Byron, late of 17 Portland Place - - - Mr John Edward Bartlett DL JP late of Peverel Court, Stone, Aylesbury - - - Mr John Newman DL JP late of Brands House, Hughenden, Bucks - - - Mr Robet Crossley late of Arden House, Halifax, Yorkshire - - - Ernest Louis Henri Hyacinthe Arrighi De Casanova, Duc de Padoue late of 16 Place des Etas-Unis Paris and of Corsica - - - Mr Arthur Ditchfield of 12 TavitonStreet, Gordon Square - - - Mrs Emily Cuno of 24 East Cliff, Dover but late of 6 Dalberg Road, Brixton - - - General Morden Carthew CB late of Denton Lodge, Harleston, Norfolk'

November 24th


December 1st

'Coasts of Japan, Corea and Russian Tartary - Oterraunai Bay Yesso Japan - - - Awomon Japan - - - Port Lazareff, Corea - - -Fleet off Hakodadi Yesso - - - Olga Bay, Rusian Tartary - - - Ships of Squadron' Full page

'For Faith ANd Freedom by Walter Besant and Illustrated by A. Forestier' Full page man in stocks in native village

'Calender for December'

'Hereditary Sportsmen: Three Generations by R. Caton Woodville' Double page equestrian

'Mount Stephen East Side; Rock Mountain Range, British'

'The Selkirk Mountain Range near The Glacier House an The Loop, British Columbia' Full Page.From the Canadian Pacific Railway Sketches by Mr Melton Prior


'Mappin & Webb Silver Christmas Presents' advert

'Piesse & Lubin Perfumers' advert

'Hampton & Sons Furniture' advert

'Pears Soap'

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Regent St London' Jewellery designs

'Cherry Blossom' Advert with Nun

'Floriline' Advert

Also articles (no engravings unless listed above) including 'Our Note Book by James Payn'
'The Court includes the Empress Frederick at Windsor'

'Science Jottings by Andrew Wilson'

Obituary includes General Sir Charles Henry Ellice GCB died at Brook House, Bury St Edmunds - - - Sir Ronald Ferguson Thomson GCMG CIE Minister Plenipotentiary to the Court of Persia died at The Hall Dulwich - - - Colonel Francis Duncan CB DCL MP for Finsbury died at his residence, The Common, Woolwich'

'Ladies Column by Florence Fenwick Miller'

'Wills and Bequests includes John Joseph Nones JP DL Late of Abberley Hall, Stouport Worcs died at Carlsbad - - - The Right Hon. Sir Henry Singer Keating PC LL.D MP for Reading late of 11 Princes Gardens Kensington died at St Leonards - - - Mr Charles Octavius Swinnerton Morgan JP DL FRS late MP for Monmouthshire late of The Friars NEwport Monmothshire - - - John Millar, Lord Craighill JP of late of 3 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh - - - Mr John Moss Lawrence late of 37 Belsize Avenue - - - Mrs Elizabeth Muolton late of Kingston House, Bradford, Wilts - - - Miss Emma Carpue late of 8a Manchester Square - - - Miss Caroline Webber late of Sparrow Herne, Bushey Herts'

A Journey to The Atlas Mountains

'The Silent Member with reference to Marquis of Salisbury - Lord Knutsford - W. H. Smith - Mr Balfour - The Marquis of Hartington - Joseph Chamberlain etc

December 8th

December 15th

'Forth Bridge: Fife Main Pier' shows one of the great double cantelevers resting upon it

'The Cattle Show at Birmingham: Scotch olled Cow, Waterside Elena three years old, Owner Mr George Wilken Waterside of Forbes, Aberdeenshire'

'The Dog Show at Birmingham: Irish Setter - St Bernard - Yorkshire Terrier - Boarhound - Spaniel - Greyhound - Bloodhound - Bulldog' the dogs are listed with their names and the names of the winning owners

'The Poultry Show at Birmingham: Ornamental Water Fowl: Mr Reginald B Astley's Mandarin Ducks - Mr P. F. Fordham's Egyptian Geese - Mrs J. W. Dick's Whistlers'

'The Liverpool Art Congress: Sir F. Leightons Opening Address - - Mr G. Aitchisons Address, Architecture - - Mr Walter Crane's Address, Decorative Art - - Mr Alma Tadema's Address, Painting'

'Sketches at The Parnell Inquiry Commission: Mr Bingham - - Pat Molloy's Bodyguard - - Pat Molloy - - Mr Thompson Walker - - Bridgett Barrett'

'Cape Guardafui East Coast of Africa, Looking South'

'Cape Guardafui East Coast of Africa, Looking North'

'Mr H. Rider Haggard - Author of King Solomons Mines, She, Allan Quatermain and Cleopatra' Wonderful full page engraving from the work by J. Walter Wilson

'The Mission to The Ashantee Kingdom: A Halt in The Adawsi Country - - Residence of English Commissioners at Adwabin - - Part of Coomassie as it now is - - A Morning Call - - A royal Princess and Her Party - - Medical Officer of The Mission Treating the Sick at Coomassie' Full page engraving

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant drawn by A. Forestier' A Sea scene on a boat. Full page engraving

'The Queen's Jubilee Memorial Hall, ealing, Opened by The Prince of Wales, d#ec 15'<

'From London To The Riviera and Italy: With Views on The Line To Brindisi By Mont Cenis and The Corniche' A Beautiful double page engraving with good borders, showing Lyons - Paris - Fontainebleau - Dijon - Nice - Monte Carlo - Cannes - St Peters Rome - Mont Cenis, Bardonneche - Genoa - The Bay of Naples - Milan - La Superga Turin - Pisa - Florence - Railway up Vesuvius - Pompeii - Venice

'the New P. and O. steamerm Peninsular'

'Views on The Canadian Pacific Railway, British Columbia: Mount Sir Donald and Glacier'

'British Columbia: The Great Glacier'

'British Columbia: The Great Glacier from The Railway'

'British Columbia: The Hermit Range, with The Railway Station, From the North'

'British Columbia: The Hermit Range, From Near The Summit of The Line'

'British Columbia: Mount Carroll, East Side'

'British Columbia: The Stony Creek Bridge, 296 Feet High'

'Interior of A Colonial Sleeping Car on The Canadian Pacific Railway ' Wonderful full page engraving from a sketch by ~Melton Prior


'Bensons Of Bond Street' full page advert showing various designs of jewelry and watches

'Streeter & Co, 18 New Bond Street, Goldsmiths'

'Mappin & Webb of 158 Oxford St, W., and 18 Poultry, EC.' a full page engraving showing designs in Solid silver and electro silver, from spoons, forks, lamps, bowls Sterling silver escallop butter shells, Jug and beakers, Tea and cofee set and much more

'Pears Soap' Advert

'Treloar's Kurd Rugs 5s 9d each' advert

And many more adverts of the day
'Our Note book by James Payne with reference to "the Kissing School" at Philadelphia etc'

Construction of The Forth Bridge

' The Parnell Inquiry Commission'

'The Silent Member' with reference to Mr Gladstone, Mr W. H. Smith, The Marquis of Salisbury, Jeremiah Sullivan, Mr Bright

'Mr H. Rider Haggard'

'Mr Andrew Lang on Folk Lore'

'Science Jottings - Lobsters by Andrew Wilson'

'Obituary incudes Sir Walter George Stirling, Bart died at his residence in Portman Square - - Lieutenant Colonel Trotter MP died from an accident in hunting

Wills and Bequests includes Mr Robert Hampson of Enville House, Bowden, Cheshire - - Mr Emanuel Boutcher, of 36 Hyde Park Gardens and Grateley House, Grateley, Southampton - - Mr William Rivington of 39 Phillimore Gaqrdens, Kensington - - John Ashworth of Ollerton near Bolton, Lancashire, Cotton Spinner - - Mr William Baker of 43 Warrior Square, St Leonards on Sea - - Frederick Gunton of Chester - - Mr Thomas Mashiter of "Priest", near Romford Essex

'Music' with reference to Novello's Oratorio Concerts etc

December 22nd

price sixpence.

'Boxing Performance At Her Majesty's Theatre: Burhcell v. Mitchell - Wrestling - The Little Twin Brothers, Gee - Cock FIghting - Sir John Astley - The Seconds ge Excited - Jem Smith, Champion of england - Pat Condon - Reuben Baxter - Bill Kennedy - W. Good Battersea - Jem Gleeson - An inset 'On the Stage by Louis Wain '

'Election Scene in Servia, Undr The New Constitution'

'Christmas is Coming by Rudolf Blind'

'Barred Out' by G. E. Robertson

'The Ghost Germ - A Fable, Setting Forth The Efvils of Vain Glory and Ingratitude' Full page

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Besant' Full page

'The Black Mountaqin Expedition: Prisoners inTeFort of Oghi, Hazara'

'Indian Art Pottery - Floral Vase, Designed from Old Indian Decorations - Vase Decoration: Scenes of Hindoo Mythlogy, The Battle of Rama with Ravana - the Grand Conference at Dhrupad, From the Rama Yana, Hindoo Epic Poem'

'Coaching Days and Coaching WaysIllustrated by Herbert Railton and Hugh Thomson' Full page

'A Merry Christmas To You' a Turkey and young girl. Full page

'In The Flower Market, Cours St Louis, Marseilles'

'Piano for The Rajah of Kooch Behar: Manufacturers, Messrs John Brinsmead and Sons'

'Dog Fancying and Dog Painting' Full page

'A Welcome Visitor Drawn by S. T. Dadd' Full page

'Frys Pure Cocoa' Fullpage advert


Plus many more adverts of the day

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Court at Osborne etc'

'The Philosophy of the Plum Pudding'

'About Some Ghosts'

'American Notes'

'Science Jotting by Dr Andrew Wilson include The Mistletoe Bough '

'Wills and Bequests'

December 29th

price sixpence.

'The Late Mr James Selby, Whip of "The Old Times" Brighton Coach'

'Suakin, From The Entrance to The Harbour' Sudan

' Improvements At Hyde Park Corner, And New Statue of Wellington' Wonderful full page engraving

'Nawab major Afsur Jung, One of the British Mission to Cabul'

'Christmas Greetings at Sea by Julius M. Price' A beautiful full page engraving of ladies and a child on board ship at christmas time

'Newgate Prison About To Be Demolished'

'Newgate Prison, Interior Views and Plan: - The Chapel - The Birdcage Walk, Thhe Murderers buried under the flooring - The Flogging Ward - The Chain Cupboard - The Condemned Cell - Gateway for Executions - Ground Plan and more' Full page

'For Faith and Freedom by Walter Beswant and Illustrated by A. Forestier. Full page engraving. Chapter L & LI

' Temple Bar Out of Town, Re Erected in The Park of Sir Henry Meux, Bart'

'Welcome The New Year by G. P. Jacomb Hood' Full page

'Grandmamma's Portrait by E. S. Kennedy' Full page, a portrait of a young victorian lady

'Rope Incline Railway Over The Kojak Pasws, Afghan Frontier of India, Towards Dankahar'

'Sketches in Melbourne, The Capital of Victoria, Australia: Princes Bridge, Melbourne'

'Free Dinner to The Poor of Melbourne'

'Sketches in Melbourne: - The Pool from the Ferry - Little Flinders Street - Exact representation of Native Encampment fifty years ago, now in Zoological Gardens - To the Exhibition from Flinders Street Railway Station - Scene in The Exhibition' Full page engraving


'Pears Soap: Shopping in Sudan Chairs in The Last Century' Advert

'John Brinsmead & Sons Pianos' Full page advert of a lady playing and three gentlemen looking on.

'Cadbury's Cocoa' Full page advert showing boys from the Bournville Football Club playing rugby

Plus many moree adverts of the day

'Our Note Book by James Payn'

'The Court at Osborne etc'

'Prorogation of Parliament'

'Pickings From the Potteries'

Small Items of News include Mr Tate, Sugar Refiner presents £2500 to the Liverpool Institution - A labouring man named Robert Woodcock in the hamlet of Whitington, Norfolk left 1900 Sovereigns to his eldest son - During 1888, 3166 shipwrecked person were rescued around the British coasts

'The Last Explorations of Mr. De Brettes'


'The Playhouses'

'Home and Foreign News'

'Science Jotting by Dr Andrew Wilson include Holly Berries'

'The Isle of Merken ' In the Netherlands, I believe

''Great Mens Fathers'

' Hogmanay '

'Wills and Bequests'

'Obituary inlcudes Sir Broderick Hartwell, Bart of Dale Hall, Essex died in London - Sir William Pearce, Bart of Cardell, Inverkip died at his town residence of 29 Park Lane W - Admiral Sir charles Farrell Hillyar died at his residence, Torre House, Torpoint, Cornwall - Colonel The Hon. George Augustus Frederick Liddell, Deputy Ranger of Windsoor Park died at his residence, South lawn, Eton College and more

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