8 p. : ill. "A lively, interesting and instructive weekly." Began with Oct. 1873 issue - Cf. Union list of serials. "$3.00 per annum in advance, $1.50 for six months." Cover story: Irene Lewis: or, The Mysterious Visitant of Boston Common / by Bernard Herbert. Digitally donated by: Deidre Johnson, August 2013.