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Front cover illustrations highlight the death of Captain Webb in the Whirlpool Rapids, Niagara Falls. Topics: The Suez Canal Question. Earthquake strikes Ischia, Italy. Cholera in Egypt. James Carey murdered. Echoes of the week. Wesleyan-Methodist Conference - sketch of the Rev. T. M'Cullagh. The Eclipse fo the Sun. Full-page engraving "The Cholera in Cairo - The People Leaving Boulak. The Playhouses. Music. City Echoes. The Silent Member. The Court. The Death of Captain Webb - the whirlpool in the lower rapids, Niagara - 2 page engraving. Parisian Sayings and Doings. Assassination of James Carey. National Sports. General Home News. Benevolence and Self-Help. Nice full-page seaside engraving entitled "Sketches in Cairo - The Harbour of Boulak". The Earthquake in Ischia - with illustrations of Casamicciola and Mount Epomeo. Science and Art. Classified Ads. Supplement includes: Chapters IX and X of The Canon's Ward, by James Payn. Obituaries. Chess. Wills and Bequests. Nice two-page engraving entitled "A Sharp Shower in the 'Row,' Hyde Park". Niagara and Captain Webb - article with map. A Shower in the Row. A Buried City of the Exodus - the excavations at Tell-el-Maskhutah. Patent Building Bricks - a new invention. 3 nice sketches on one page with the heading "The Excavations Pithom-Succoth". Two-page colour illustrations/cartoons illustrate the genesis of a rapid and dubious relationship and marriage. Perforations along spine indicate this copy from a disbound volume. Average wear.