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The Sphere Magazine, Volume LXXVII, No. 1006, 3 May 1919 - The Unrest in Egypt
The Sphere & Tatler, Ltd., London 1919 - Pages 81-102 plus 18 outer pages of nostalgic ads. Features: Cover photo of scene at Cairo's Kasr-en-Nil Bridge; B.S.A. Motor Bicycles ad shows mechanic and sidecar model; First page illustration of great flying display by Australian airmen over London; Photo of Italians protesting outside the Italian Embassy in London; Three photos of stray and abandoned dogs at the Battersea Dogs' Home; Excellent photo and map-illustrated article "With Our Forces in Northern Russia - The Difficulties of Life in a Frozen Zone; Shakespeare at the Peace Conference of 1604 (article); Photos of men in the news include: R.A. Gregory, J.E. H. Williams, Sir John D. Rees, Reginald Blomfield, Sir R.T. Hermon-Hodge, Dr. Adolf Muller, Dr. Eduard David, M. Warburg, Prof. W. Schucking, Count Rantzau, Frank Brangwyn, Ernest Newton, George Harcourt, Adrian Stokes, and W.R. Colton; One-page illustration of Italian peasants praying at wayside shrine; After Caporetto - fascinating photo-illustrated article about who fought and who won on the Piave; Two-page illustration "The Dread Days of the Lenin Experiment in Russia" depicts a most depressing scene in front of Petrograd's winter palace, under the Bolshevik regime; Interesting article about smoking by A.A. Milne; The Unrest in Egypt - two photos including one of celebration over General Allenby's Proclamation in Cairo, and another of a large crowd in Opera Square, Cairo; One-page illustration of Aerial aviator; Centerfold reproduction of Montague Dawson painting "Alone", an impression of Transatlantic Flight (free of staples but present); Page of illustrated text about lady's fashion; Nice back cover color-illustrated ad for Army Club cigarettes shows fashionable young couple fishing. Bit of writing on advertorial front cover. Somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this wonderful vintage issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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