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THE SPHERE ILLUSTRATED - FIRST WORLD WAR - 1915-1918 - 7 VOLUMES
THE SPHERE ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER 1915-1918 SEVEN HARD BOUND VOLUMES ******************* OFFERED HERE ARE SEVEN VOLUMES OF "THE SPHERE" ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER FROM THE YEARS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1915 TO 1918. ALL SEVEN VOLUMES ARE UNIFORMLY HARDBOUND IN RED BUCKRAM WITH TWO BLACK LEATHER LABELS ON THE SPINES WITH TITLE AND DATE IN GILT. MEASURING 11.5 X 16 INCHES. BOUND FROM WEEKLY PARTS. ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT MAINLY IN BLACK AND WHITE AND WITH SOME COLOUR USAGE APPEARING. PHOTOGRAPHS, ARTISTS IMPRESSION, MAPS, DIAGRAMS ETC. SOME FOLDING PLATES.PLUS NUMEROUS PAGES OF FASCINATING PERIOD ADVERTS. THE NEWS COVERAGE, ARTICLES ETC. IS MAINLY DEVOTED TO THE EVENTS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. THE WESTERN FRONT, THE WAR AT SEA, U-BOATS, ZEPPELIN RAIDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE USE OF AIRCRAFT, THE BALKANS THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA. BATTLE OF JUTLAND.ETC. WITH ONLY 12 IMAGES ALLOWABLE TO BE POSTED ON EBAY, THIS TINY SELECTION DOESNT BEGIN TO DO JUSTICE TO WHAT THESE VOLUMES OFFER, THAT IS,A FANTASTIC RESOURCE AND INSIGHT INTO THE EVENTS OF THE GREAT WAR, WITH A WEALTH OF INFORMATION AND IMAGES, UNSURPASSED ANYWHERE. THE BUCKRAM BINDINGS OF ALL SEVEN VOLUMES ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, VERY SOUND AND SOLID IN ALL RESPECTS, BRIGHT AND CLEAN. INSIDE THERE IS A LITTLE RED STAINING TO THE CORNERS AND EDGES OF A FEW PAGES, SOME WRINKLING EVIDENT TO SOME FEW PAGES FROM DAMP.AND ONE COVER HAS A PIECE TORN FROM THE CORNER, AND THERE ARE A FEW TEARS HERE AND THERE REPAIRED. OVERALL MAINLY ALL VERY GOOD THROUGHOUT. THE 1915 JAN-MAY VOLUME IS LACKING THE JUNE ISSUES. 1915 JANUARY - MAY VOLUMES LX, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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