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183563

1885 BASEBALL ALL-STARS w/ Jim O'Rourke, Joe Hornung, Buck Ewing & More PRINTS


eBay Auction Item # 392899650314

Here is a single leaf from the May 16, 1885 edition of Harper's Weekly. The print here is a full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others. (see) I assume this is a early version of all-stars as each player shown plays a separate position. The opposite side has a related article on the opening of the 1885 baseball season. Single leaf in nice condition and perfect for framing.

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Ends August 13, 2020 08:24

$47.99
183558

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373139242592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2020 07:37

$109.99
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
181703

Nice MARK TWAIN Samuel Langhorne Clemens Duotone PRINT 1900 Harper's Weekly News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 * Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the double page centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books. A very displayable issue with this great Twain content. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:05

$125.00
181702

WINSLOW HOMER Illustration Print & John Brown 1859 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066451160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859 * American painter Winslow Homer print * re. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee". Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford"; a full page: "The Fall Games - The Elephant". The back page has: "A Premature Movement" showing John Brown talking to a Black man. This issue also has a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit of foxing & minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$116.00
181701

LONG ABRAHAM LINCOLN a Little Longer Civil War Era PRINT 1864 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362375

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 * American Civil War era * President Abraham Lincoln The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election. This cartoon has become quite famous. The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Collins" "Capt. C.M. Morris" & one of: "The Captured Rebel Privateer' Florida' & the U.S. Steamer 'Wachusett' ". Other halfpg. prints within include: "Before Petersburg--Fortifications on the Weldon Railroad" "...A View of the Weldon Railroad" "...Reinforcements Going to the Front" & "...'Mounted Infantry"... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$61.00
181521

Famous SHARPSHOOTER Winslow Homer Civil War PRINT 1862 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373060765189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1862 * Winslow Homer * Sharpshooter Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty." The image is in very nice condition, however note that the caption & a portion of the bottom margin have a light tape stain. Other nice prints in this issue include the full front page captioned: "Convalescent Soldiers Passing Through Washington to Join Their Regiments" in front of the Capitol, showing the new dome still under construction (a notable print!). Also a fullpg: "The Army of the Potomac--'Little Mac' Making His Rounds"; a three-quarter page: "Map ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:52

$200.00
181492

Great 1886 STATUE OF LIBERTY Bedloe's Island Dedication 44 x 16 Foldout PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807468571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the somewhat rare four page foldout of the Statue Of Liberty. Of the many Supplement issues which appeared in Harper's Weekly over its 60 years, this--in our opinion--is the very best. This large print measures 44 x 15 1/2 inches and shows New York Harbor with a closeup of the newly dedicated Statue Of Liberty recently given to the United States by France. This dramatic foldout is rarely found bound in within the regular issue, and usually when it is, it's in very poor condition due to the constant folding & unfolding. The massive print is captioned: "Liberty Enlightening The World--Bartholdi's Colossal Statue On Bedlow's Island, New... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:40

$550.00
181360

1865 PHILADELPHIA BASEBALL GAME Athletics vs. Atlantics w/ PRINT 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053619795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 31, 1865 and HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 18, 1865 * 1865 Philadelphia Baseball Game A two issue set containing a report of famous baseball game, and a print of it. Page 5 of the Times has: "The Great Base Ball Match The Atlantics Against the Athletics--The Atlantics the Victors". Details from the one paragraph summary include: "The Atlantics made eleven fly-catches and two home runs, and the Athletics eight fly-catches and one home run. The Atlantics were skunked once, and the Athletics four times...". Mentions there was an immense crowd, that the weather was pleasant, and the game lasted 3 1/2 hours. This includes the box score. Other news of the day and advertisements are within. The Harper's W... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:21

$125.00
181233

Lot of (9) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 NY Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797827416

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 9 complete issues with dates: July 30; August 6; Sept. 10, 17; Oct. 8, 29; Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 31, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including issues with John Brown & Harper's Ferry content, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $515. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:09

$165.00
181228

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination PRINT Illustration1881 Extra Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373050287056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Rare extra edition of famed title - Prints This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as our item 174580 on our website. This "Special Edition" is considerably more rare, seldom found in sets of Harper's Weekly when they become available. The entire front page is taken up with a cameo-like engraving of "James A. Garfield". The double page centerfold is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "At Liberty's Door", noting the deaths of both Garfield and Lincoln (see). Two halfpg. prints are captioned: "Around a Bulletin Board, Richm... See More  

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Ends June 12, 2020 15:35

$49.00
180955

Lot of (16) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783742475

Offered are 16 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 16 complete issues with dates: Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 12, 19; March 5; April 2, 9; May 14, 21, 28; June 18; July 2, 9, 23, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including a Winslow Homer, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $675. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$200.00
180954

WINSLOW HOME Skating At Boston Harper's Weekly PRINT 1859 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038912970

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$43.00
180887

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782081476

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" - slavery - slaves Page 3 has a report with column heads: "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance of the Republican Nomination For President" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor..." and more. Also inside is: "The Slave Trade" "Another Important Capture of a Slaver wi... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:31

$90.00
179887

RARE Illustrated CONFEDERATE Civil War w/ General J. E. B. Stuart 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372995382281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 27, 1862 * General J. E. B. Stuart * Very rare Confederate title A rare scarce title, meant to be the Confederate answer to "Harper's Weekly" although it fell miserably short. Comparatively few illustrations, highlighted by a page 4 note: "Wanted Immediately - Two competent wood engravers. The highest price ever paid in this country will be given to good artists." This is just the vol. 1 number 3 issue with a ftpg. illustration of; "Gen. J.E.B. Stuart" with half of the page taken up with a biography of him. Much of the content is literary although page 4 has a lengthy editorial with much reflection on the current status of the war. It begins: "Intelligence fro... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:50

$420.00
178883

WHIPPING OF A BLACK GIRL Phillis Ruffin by a North Carolina Mob 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372951784277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867 * Whipping of a black girl in North Carolina * Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A [Black] Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.

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Ends April 13, 2020 09:25

$38.00
179120

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here). A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: "A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs". Included also is the "Supplement" issue which features a full page Nast cartoon: The Good-For-Nothing in Miss Columbia's Public School". The complete issue, some wear at margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:43

$74.00
179040

SOJOURNER TRUTH Black Woman Abolitionist Women's Activist 1882 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692782953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 * Sojourner Truth * Black Woman * Woman's Activist Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no farm, but has a small house encumbered by a mortgage, and has no income but what she derives from the narrative of her life and sale of her photograph, which she hopes, and we hope, her friends will buy to help her along in this one-hundred-and-seventh year of her stay on earth." She would pass aw... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:29

$46.00
178502

WILLIAM ALLEN ROGERS Harper's Weekly Christmas SANTA CLAUS 1902 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926270301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 * William Allen Rogers * Santa Claus - Christmas The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer. A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos. Complete in 98 pages, 9 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:42

$152.00
178500

THOMAS NAST Christmas Santa Claus Route PRINT Harper's Weekly 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926269860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 * Thomas Nast * Christmas Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable. Other prints as well, several shown in the photos. The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:41

$145.00
178499

SANTA CLAUS Christmas X-Mas Thomas Nast PRINTS 1878 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652947226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 * 2 Thomas Nast prints * Santa Claus - Christmas The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church. There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with toys, next to a fireplace. "Father Time" is there as well. The other Nast Christmas print is: "A Christmas Sketch--Five O'Clock in the Morning" showing two young, very excited girls anticipating Christmas morning. Many other prints as well. The complete issue, very small binding holes at the center fold, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:41

$188.00
178498

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652946875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hanging on a jolly Santa Claus. Other prints in this issue as well, some shown in the photos. Sixteen pages, some foxing and toning, good condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:41

$300.00
160451

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Plum Pudding PRINT1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962779422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS, Dec. 14, 1895 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact. Although the prints within pale in comparison, they include a full pg: "The Christmas Season in the Shopping District."; a 1/4 pg. portrait: "Madame Calve as Anita in 'La Navarraise'."; full pg: "Buying Christmas Presents." 2/3 pg. illus: "Maternity."; full pg: "Je Vous Salue, Marie (Hail Mary)."; doublepg. centerfold: "An Unwelcome Toast... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 10:13

$192.00
178230

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640046951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace. Small binding holes at the central fold. And equally as nice, and also by Thomas Nast, is the three-quarter page in the "Supplement" captioned: "Seeing Santa Claus" showing a young boy watching Santa Claus about to come down the chimney. This is a rather famous print. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, nice condition. The Santa Claus print in ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$160.00
177718

African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured and Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883978931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * Abraham Lincoln close to nomination Several nice reports including: "The Captured Slaver Wildfire" "Further Particulars--Names of the Crew and What the Cargo Consisted of...". This was a noted slave ship made more famous by the print of it in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also reports from the Republican National Convention: "The Presidency" "The Chicago Convention" "What is to be the Platform of the Party?" and much more, including a chart of: "The Presidential Aspirants" which includes a then-nearly unknown: "Illinois.....Abraham Lincoln". Also a report from the Pony Express, and "[Black] Free Suffrage Meeting". Twelve pages, a bit ... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:07

$55.00
177686

Best THOMAS NAST Editorial Cartoonist Caricaturist Photo w/ DEATH 1902 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372882411499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 20, 1902 * Death of Thomas Nast * Caricaturist- cartoonist * Best title to be had ? The entire front page is a photo of Thomas Nast, the great American cartoonist. A related article is inside which includes a rare illustration of himself. Other prints include: "The Arrival of Admiral Dewey in the Caribbean Sea" "Will Marconi Show us How to Talk Around the World?" "Modern Dairy Farms" "On the Slope of the Jungfrau" and more. Great to have this report in Harper's Weekly, the prime periodical for whom he worked for so many years and which printed his most famous illustrations. Complete in 38 pages, disbound, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:07

$59.00
177635

Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595189927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and "The Barracoon at Key West Where the Africans Are Confined". Further on in the issue is a lengthy & very detailed article titled: "On Board A Slav... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:09

$636.00
175961

Rare 19th Century INDIANAPOLIS 1880 Newspaper w/ THOMAS NAST Illustration Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806612227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PEOPLE, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1880 * Rare Midwestern title * Caricaturist Thomas Nast This newspaper existed from 1870 thru 1903. Only held by 3 institutions: 1 has just 3 issues; 1 has just 1 issue; 1 has a sizable run. The Entire front page is taken up with a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Every Public Question With An Eye Only to the Public Good." and headed: "Fac Similie of CREDIT MOBILIER CARTOON, Published in Harper's Weekly, March 15th, 1973. Pages inside are in typical newspaper format. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins so it folds out to one large sheet, archival mend at the spine, minor margin tears & wear.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$64.00
175947

A 5 Issue Set - 50% OFF Civil War Prints 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806603304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War! * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering these issues at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:30

$112.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
173116

WINSLOW HOMER "Sea-Side Sketches--A Clam-Bake" PRINT & more 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675551803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873 * Winslow Homer's "Clam Bake" illustration Certainly the prime content is the very nice full pg. Winslow Homer print "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." which is in great condition. Also a full pg: "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island."; fullpg. illus. of: "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Superstitions"; full pg. illus. of: "Burning the Prayers - Chinese Superstitions" and more. Another key item is the large, four page "Supplement" foldout which has a lengthy print of: "Long Branch From the Sea" with much text as well. This "Supplement" is blank on the reverse and is in uncommonly nice condition as most are torn & damaged in some way due to the huge size when unfolde... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:17

$255.00
170720

Great BASEBALL GAME Harper's Weekly 1870 PRINT Cincinnati Red Stockings 1ST LOSS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238459644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 * Early baseball action print Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic game the Atlantics defeated the Red Stockings 8-7. The victory by the Brooklyn team snapped the 84 game winning streak by the Red Stockings, which began the year prior. A report about the Red Stockings' tour against various New York teams appears on another page. A nice print of one of the most famous baseball matches of the 19th ce... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:43

$195.00
170155

CHRISTMAS Print Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS 1873 Harper's Weekly - Children Dreams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575096314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well. There are many other prints in the issue but they pale in comparison to this great centerfold. And This issue was never bound nor trimmed, with wider margins than normal, no binding holes at the central fold. The condition of this Nast print is terrific.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:54

$255.00
170135

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing a child hanging a Christmas stocking at the fireplace, with a cameo print of Santa Claus in the fireplace screen. Nast is noted for creating the modern-day version of Santa Claus. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed with wider margins than normal, minimal margin wear, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:31

$120.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
168963

Large 1873 NEWPORT RI Rhode Island Aquidneck Island Harper's Wkly FOLDOUT PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187826254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY (Newport, RI Supplement), New York, August 30, 1873 * Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island * Much on the history of Newport Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & ships in the harbor (see photos). Newport was one of the most popular summer tourist locations on the East Coast during the latter half of the 19th century. Several buildings & other landmarks are noted above & below the print, and there is descriptive text on the town as well. Among the landmarks noted are "Jewish Synagogue", "Opera House" "City Hall" "... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:27

$98.00
167673

Great MARK TWAIN Samuel Langhorne Clemens Duotone Cover PRINT 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151429838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books. A very displayable issue with this great Twain content. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:38

$125.00
165047

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080123036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, minor foxing, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 iss... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:40

$32.00
164872

WINSLOW HOMER Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow PRINT 1874 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) * Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print * "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow" Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which is in nice condition. Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Young Orator", a full page with 2 prints: "A Chief Forbidding the Passage of a Train Through His Country" and "Scalp Dance" under the major caption of: "Sketches of Indian Warfare" (see). There is also a large ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:00

$195.00
164719

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT "Double Play" Harper's Weekly 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342352037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 * Great 19th century baseball print The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full page: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator Hill at Atlanta". But the prime print is certainly the terrific & very displayable full page captioned: "A Double Play--First League Game, New York Against Boston, April 29" which shows a game in progress, showing the entire infield and a play about to be made on a runner at second base (see). This is one of the better... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:54

$275.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
163854

Rare FREDERIC REMINGTON Cheyenne Scouts in Oklahoma PRJNT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044734574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 * Rare Frederic Remington print Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham's son); "Frederick D. Grant, U.S. Minister to Austria" (U.S. Grant's son); and other images. The Supplement has many prints of the city of Portland, Oregon. Complete in 20pages, never bound nor trimmed, some toning, the Remington centerfold is very nice as are the prints of Portland.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:09

$132.00
163814

SNAP-THE-WHIP Winslow Homer's Famous Oil Painting PRINT 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306395563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 * Winslow Homer's most famous print * Great for framing * SNAP-THE-WHIP This issue has a tipped-in double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" drawn by Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing snap-the-whip in a schoolyard. Another page has a brief article about the illustration, and a related poem. Other illustrations include, on the front page: "The New School-Mistress", a fullpg. inside: "Saved" being a life-saving scene on a beach, plu... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:24

$980.00
161886

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994255168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; and a half pg.... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:32

$88.00
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
159712

Very Rare ILLUSTRATED Lasted only 8 Issues Chicago Illinois Prints1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943889274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED CHICAGO NEWS, Illinois, May 22, 1868 * Very rare title A quite rare title which lasted by just 8 issues. This is volume 1 number 5, formatted much like the more successful Harper's Weekly & obviously an attempt to create its look-alike for the Midwest. But it would fail. The front page features a print: "The Republican National Convention in Chicago. Scene Outside the Opera House." Inside has a full page: "Views of a Chicago Grain Elevator"; a full pg: "The Quadrennial Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church...in Chicago" & two related smaller prints. Other prints: "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene at Ionia, Illinois" "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene Near Mus... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:30

$72.00
157334

Great UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING Pre Civil War Era PRINT 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890516735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 19, 1856 * United States Capitol Building Formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but preceding it by several years. The ftpg. has an allegorical illus. of the: "State of Illinois" with an article on the state. The prime feature of the issue is a great double page centerfold of the: "National Capitol" in Washington, D.C., showing it as it will look in the future with the extensions and new dome. A related article as well. Another full pg. has 3 prints of modes of transportation in India, and another pg. has a print of: "A Southern Planter's Home In Alabama". Sixteen pages, bit of minor foxing near margins, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:12

$46.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 16, 1893 * Actress Lily Langtry A periodical fashioned after 'Harper's Weekly' but not nearly as successful. Inside has a photo of "Lily Langtry" with text beginning: "The notorious Lily Langtry was to have cut a figure in a lawsuit involving the late 'Squire' Abingdon's estate...". See the hyperlink for much on Lily Langtry. Complete issue, still with original outer wrappers, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
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