New York. Blakely Hall. 09- 1897.
Magazine, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, pp 101-202 plus advertising, extensive photographic illustrations. Several very interesting and well-illustrated articles relating to New York City and vicinity (Coney Island, New York Types, A Skyscraper from Cellar to Cornice, etc.) Of chief interest is an illustrated article Bicycle Racing, Past and Present ("with photographs of the most famous riders of the day"). The nine page well-illustrated article is a highlight of the magazine. Covers are essentially loose from text block; thumb-size discoloration at bottom free edge of first 22 pp well outside text; chipping and paper loss to front cover; the magazine contains a number of interesting advertisements for bicycles. Numerous photo portraits of women ("Art in Photography"); also articles on Modern Theatrical Architecture (Keith's Boston House); Spiritual Charlatanry (Mediums Exposed!) Contents in overall good condition while covers and spine and initial pages have issues, noted. Item #53433