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Ballooning - Flight
July 13, 1878
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, July 13, 1878 Interesting full frontpage illustration of: "The New Flying Machine" shows a man piloting this combination balloon/propeller devise. Nice halfpage "Inaugurating the Glorious Fourth" shows boys playing with fireworks. A quarter-page illustration is of "Dr. W. F. Carver, the Celebrated Marksman". Nice fullpage "The ... See More
January 3, 1879
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, January 3, 1879
* Sarah Bernhardt
Page 2 has one column headings: "Up In A Balloon" "Sarah Bernhardt's Accounts of Her Excursions in the Air". See images for text.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.
July 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879
Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
September 29, 1879
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, September 29, 1879
* John Wise - ballooning
* Lost flight - death
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "Balloon Ascension" "Professor Wise Goes Aloft In Interest Of Science" and more. See image for text here. This was the flight ... See More
October 17, 1879
CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pa., Oct. 17, 1879 A ftpg. report headed: "The Fatal Balloon Accident" describes the ballooning accident that killed "Prof. Colgrove, the aeronaut". Rejoined at the spine, o/w good.
May 21, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1881
Full front page political cartoon by Thomas Nast: 'Citizen Beaver & Statesman Sloth'. Halfpage illustration: 'A Bookstall on a Paris Blvd.' Fullpage illustration: 'The Floods in the West' shows 4 scenes in the St. Paul, Minnesota, area. Nice double page centerfold: ' Musical Festival in the 7th Regiment Armory'.
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March 10, 1883
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1883 The front page has "Experimental Applications of Electricity for Balloon Propulsion" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Kriegar's Foundry Cupola"; "The Isometric Governor"; "C. P. Willard & Co's Vertical Engineer"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
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July 5, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 5, 1883
* Samuel Archer King
* Ballooning voyage
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "UP IN A BALLOON" "A Bridal Tour Made in Prof. King's Air-Ship" and more. (see)
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowin... See More
January 5, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1884
Full ftpg. print by A.B. Frost: "Good Resolutions". Fullpg: "Green Turtle Soup Today". Nice fullpg: "Echoes of Old Plantation Melodies" shows several black men singing. Fullpg. by A.B. Frost: "Hunting Caribou in the Barren Grounds, New Brunswick" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
July 19, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1884
Full ftpg. shows: 'Grover Cleveland'. Nice fullpg: 'Democratic Convention at Chicago--Cheering the Nomination of Cleveland'. Halfpg illus. of: 'Thomas Hendricks, Democratic Candidate for Vice Pres.' Fullpg. exterior scene: 'The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Torch-Light Procession in Honor of Cleveland's Nomination&... See More
May 23, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1885
Full front pg. illus. of "The United States Dispatch Boat "Dolphin"." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Opening of the Brooklyn Elevated Railway, May 13." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Edward O. Graves, Chief of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing" and "George V. N. Lothrop, United States Minister to Russia.&quo... See More
February 25, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1888
Front page print: "Multum In Parvo--An Orchestra With One Performer". Fullpg: "Feeding & Catching Terrapin on a Maryland Farm". The double page centerfold: "The Modern Buccaneers" by W.A. Rogers. Nearly fullpg: "Character Sketches in Ireland". Interesting fullpg: "The Statue of William Penn for the... See More
December 15, 1888
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 15, 1888 Front page has three illustrations: "Manufacture Of The Remington Typewriter" with additional illustrations and accompanying article inside. Additional articles are: "The New Spanish Passenger Steamer Alphonso XII"; "A Night Trip in a Balloon without a Car" and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
This ... See More
March 29, 1890
RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, March 29, 1890 A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day. Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing ... See More
August 9, 1890
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, from New York, dated August 9, 1890. The full front cover of the issue features an illustration of "A Night Balloon Ascension At Paris" with accompanying article. Also within this issue is an illustration of "M. Pasteur in His Cabinet" with article.
This is a complete issue measuring approximately 11 x 16 inches, contains small edge tears/chip... See More
September 5, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 10, 1891
Harper's WEEKLY, October 10, 1891 Full front page shows: 'A Reception at the Progress Club, New York'. Half page: 'Improvements of Delaware River at Phila.' is a nice view. Story with 2 Remington prints. Full page: 'The Government Rainfall Experiments in Texas' shows 5 scenes. Over two full pages of text & illustrations on: 'The Jews of New York City'.
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October 1, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 1, 1892. This issue has a full front page print showing 'GERMAN MILITARY BALLOON APPARATUS' and an internal article. Another article describes how armies would use these balloons to place soldiers into the middle of the battle quickly. The article and print detail the "ENGLISH 'SIMPLEX' TYPEWRITER". This new design of typewriter was small, compact a... See More
February 18, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1893 The front cover of the issue features a great fullpage illustration of 'Tobogganing At Montmorency Falls, Canada'. Inside the issue is a halfpage photo of "The Trial Trip of the United States Steamship 'Monterey' in San Francisco Bay'. A full page features coverage of Howell E Jackson which includes a 1/4 page photo an... See More
October 11, 1893
PUCK, New York, Oct. 11, 1893
* Color political prints - cartoons
Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as ... See More
November 4, 1893
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 4, 1893 Included in the masthead is: 'An Eight Page World's Fair Supplement with this Number', showing various photos from the Columbian Exposition. A ftpg. photo on the Expo as well.
October 20, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 20, 1894 Over one-third pg: 'Lobster Fishing on the Grand Manan Banks'. Nice fullpg: 'The Water Supply of San Francisco' 'Flashing a Message 183 Miles from Colorado to Utah'. Several small golf photos from Yonkers, New York.
December 8, 1894
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1894 Nice illus. & bio of: 'Thomas Hardy'. Fullpg. of 6 photos of 'Descendants of the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' on Pitcairn Is.' Nice fullpg. on: 'The Bicycle Tournament at Madison Sq. Garden'. Great A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting'. Two fullpgs. with 20 photos of 'Military Maneuvers at Fort Riley, Kansa... See More
November 30, 1895
Harper's WEEKLY, Nov. 30, 1895 Full ftpg: 'Loading a 10 inch Rifle Mounted on a Barbette Carriage at the Sandy Hook Proving Grounds'. Nice fullpg: 'More Than his Share for Thanksgiving Dinner'' shows a Black man bringing home a turkey & an opossum. Dblpgctrfld. with 25 photos of: 'The U.S. Army Proving Ground at Sandy Hook, N.J.'. Fullpg: 'Scenes at the Expo... See More
June 26, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1897
Front full pg. illus. of "To the Rescue." Inside is a full pg. of portraits of "The Harvard-Yale-Cornell Four-Mile Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, June 25 - The Crews." Full pg. illus. of "The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria." Full pg. of illus. of "Andree's Attempt to Reach the North Pole by Balloon." Full pg... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 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 m... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899
* 19th century Christmas prints
* Frederic Remington and W.A. Rogers
* Mormons... and Brigham Young
* Mark Twain
Front full pg. illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs t... See More
December 23, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1899
Front full pg. illus. of "The Last Message." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Major-General John R. Brooke, U.S.A" and "Major-General Leonard Wood, U.S.V." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Military Observation Balloon at Ladysmith." 1/3 pg. illus. "The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Drilling... See More
July 21, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1900 Colored front page political cartoon. Doublepage centerfold "Military Music On The Water-Front at Shanghai" by Peter; Disturbances in China; The Legations and The Foreign Ministers in Peking; "One of the Monumental Corners of the New Pont Alexandre III, Paris" - by Curran; Camp Life in Nicaragua; The National Amateur Golf Champi... See More
August 11, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1900 The New York Yacht Club; doublepage centerfold "The Paris Exposition - Illumination of the Grounds in the Evening" by Graham; The ladies of the Peking Legations; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
August 3, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1901 Frontpage photo "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club"; Hotel Life Aboard Ship; American Athletes in England; fullpage photo "Summer Music in New York - A Concert on the Mall, Central Park"; Pistols in the Mechanical Arts; doublepage centerfold "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" by Shafer; Women and the Pa... See More
October 19, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1901 Fullpage "Old and New - The Two Bridges Connecting New York and Brooklyn"; Munich's New Theatre; doublepage centerfold "Mud-Hen Shooting" by Frost; Football - The Season of 1901; fullpage "Pictorial Notes of Current News"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
January 4, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1902 Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hocky and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow of the Ladies' Kennel Association of ... See More
March 1, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1902 Frontpage photo Fighting Snow In The Rocky Mountains; fullpage The Difficulties of Winter Transportation; fullpage The Santos-Dumont Balloon at Monte Carlo; fullpage illustration "Quebec's Winter Carnival"; fullpage photos Strangers in New York; fullpage photo Lady Stavordale; fullpage "American Editors X. - Clark Howell" b... See More
April 26, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Right of Way" by Mears; fullpage photos The President at the Charleston Exposition; fullpage photos The Coronation of the King of Spain; fullpage illustration "The New Home of the Stock Exchange" by Meeker; A Girl's Adventures in Cloudland with photos; The Drama of the Circus with photos; Openin... See More
May 24, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Day of Death at St. Pierre" by Shafer; The Volcano-Wrecked City of St. Pierre with photos; fullpage illustration "Picking Up a Tow"; A National Disgrace; fullpage photos In Old Kentucky; fullpage photo Knee-Deep in the Blue-Grass; fullpage illustration "Choosing a Summer Home" by Rogers; doub... See More
May 31, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1902
Front page "The Desolation of St. Pierre - The Rue de L'Hopital"; several pages of photos the volcano destruction at St. Pierre and Martinique; full page illustration "Rescue Work on the Subway" by Jackson; full page print "International Baseball - the Boston Champions" (from June 27, 1874); A Boom in Colorado Irr... See More
August 2, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Charles M. Schwab; The Man behind the Gun in our Navy; fullpage photos M. Santos-Dumont's Dirigible Balloon at Brighton Beach; fullpage photo Mrs. Peter D. Marton; fullpage photos The Highest Electric Station in the World; fullpage photos The Picturesque side of Regatta Week at Henley; two fullpages pho... See More
October 4, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert W. Chambers; The President's Shortened Western Tour; The Revolution in Venezuela; fullpage photo of opera composer Pietro Mascagni; The Return of the Arctic Expolorers; The Power-House Canal at Sault Ste. Marie with photos; The Fort Riley Manoeuvres and the New Armament with photos; photo o... See More
February 14, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1903
August 22, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1903
August 29, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1903
January 2, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk.
The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More
September 17, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1904
October 1, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1904
October 15, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1904
December 17, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1904
January 21, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1905
April 1, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1905
November 11, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1905
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