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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
180909

CHARLES DICKENS Victorian Era Writer Novelist Death Funeral 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782092234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1870 * re. Writer Charles Dickens death - funeral * Life celebrated in Europe - England The top of page 4 has one column headings: "CHARLES DICKENS" "Reminiscences of the Man, the Novelist and Parent" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:51

$35.00
170443

ULYSSES S. GRANT Promoted Major General of U.S. Army 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392228769723

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 22, 1863 * Ulysses S. Grant promoted * Major General in Civil War Near the top of the ftpg. has a report: "Gen. Rosecrans Relived - General Grant to Command the Combined Armies", followed by: "From Gen. Burnside's Army - A Brilliant Piece of Strategy" being a letter signed by him: A. E. Burnside, Major-General. There is also mention of Custer. The ftpg. has: "A Letter From Charles Dickens - Description Of An Earthquake" signed by him in type: Charles Dickens. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 03, 2019 15:40

$37.00
168302

Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$47.00
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