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December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS NUMBER 1887, New York, Dec. 17, 1887 The doublepg. centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way", and the "Supplement" issue has the sought after F.S. Church print: "Great Expectations", showing the bears preparing a holiday feast for fellow animals (see images). Also another fullpg; "The Call to Dinner in a Logging Camp"... See More
February 12, 1922
THE DETROIT NEWS (from an 1865 Harper's Weekly), Rotogravure Section only, February 12, 1922 In celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday, the Detroit News printed an enlarged image of one of the most famous Abraham Lincoln prints of the 19th century - that being the front cover of the May 6, 1865 Harper's Weekly showing Lincoln reading to his son (Tad). While this print may not ... See More
April 26, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 26, 1817 The content includes: "New Jersey Canal" "Pittsburg Report" which takes 5 1/2 pages; and more.
The back page has a significant item: "Abolition of Slavery in the state of New York - By a law passed on the thirty-first of March, 1817, the final & total abolition of slavery within this state is declared to take... See More
December 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1865 This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and very displayable. Best of all it is "tipped-in&... See More
November 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More
January 3, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." which is very displayable (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa.
Inside is found a wealth of other Christmas-related prints inc... See More
June 13, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1874 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Jewels Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Flower Mission." Full pg. illus. of "Decoration Day - Services Around the Lincoln Monument, Union Square, New York."
But certainly the most desired print in this issue is the full page by Winslow Homer: "Raid on a Sand ... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1874 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" (see).
Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Young O... See More
July 2, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.
Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodlands, Kingston & Adairsville. Another page shows: "Fighting Johnny Logan" and "... See More
March 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864 The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside.
Other prints within include a full page of: "Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick"; a full page: "Map of the Rebellion As ... See More
February 13, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1858 The front page features an article "The Honorable Edward Everett" with a nearly half-page illustration of the same. "The Red Petticoat and its Pedigree" features several fashion illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" has a 1/3 page illustration "Fountain at Antioch" and a smaller illustration "... See More
January 6, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1877 The full front page is a montage of prints captioned: "The New Year". Prints within include a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No--No More Chestnuts For Me."; full pg: "An American Farm Yard--A Frosty Morning" & a fullpg: "The Children's Corner at the Centennial--Exhibition of Dolls and Toys"; anoth... See More
March 21, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1863 The front page has images of: "Hon. John Van Buren" and "James T. Brady". Inside has a full page with five prints: "Cutting The Levees at Providence" which includes a view of "The Canal at Lake Providence", Mississippi. A half pg: "The Loss of the 'Queen of the West' " and another: "R... See More
July 17, 1799
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 17, 1799 Page 2 has much reporting on the battles in Europe, and includes a letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Page 3 has a report on the death & funeral of Increase Sumner, governor of Mass.
Four pages, various foxing & some dirtiness, generally good.
May 4, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Morning of Inauguration Day, 1789... See More
February 2, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
February 9, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 9, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "The Seceding Alabama Delegation In Congress" showing nine men. Text on the men takes over half of page 2.
Other prints within include: "Captain J. G. Foster, Engineer Corps U.S.A., On Duty at Fort Sumter" "Arrival of the United States Steam Sloop 'Niagara' At Jeddo, Japan, with t... See More
November 30, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Major-General Halleck, U.S.A., Commanding Our Army In Missouri". Inside has a small map of: "Fernandina, Florida"; a full page with two prints of: "Headquarters of General Wright at Fort Walker, Hilton Head, South Carolina, formerly Those of General Drayton of ... See More
May 17, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1862 The full front page is an illustration of: "Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitering With Dark Lanterns" which was drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Inside prints include a full page: "The Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting In Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike"; a half page: "Charge of the Fi... See More
January 24, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863
* Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes
* Winslow Homer print
* Print of a slave pen - a great contrast with the emancipation-themed print
* Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia (the largest sale of slaves on American soil in U.S. history)
This issue contains a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: ... See More
March 9, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More
May 16, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1868 The front page contains a quarter-page illustration of "George Sands, President of the National Base-Ball Association" with an article headed "The Base-Ball President". Also on the front cover is a half-page illustration entitled " 'See-Saw'--An Illustration for the Juveniles" which shows children see-sawing on... See More
September 29, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900
* Teddy Roosevelt
* Galveston TX Texas hurricane
Certainly the best part of this issue is the nice full front page print (in two colors) captioned: "Theodore Roosevelt" which is very nice for display, and from just after his successes in the Spanish-American War. Also within this issue are photos of the "Hurricane at Galveston&quo... See More
October 29, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892 This issue has several prints on the Columbian Exposition which recently opened in Chicago, and includes a double page centerfold captioned: "Dedication Ceremonies of the Columbian Exposition at Chicago--The Grand Court.".
Also included--and very rarely found--is a very large four page foldout captioned: "The Heart Of Chicago,... See More
April 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1892 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Lilies". Other prints within include a full page with 6 photos of: "The Revolt In Venezuela"; a full page with 7 illustrations and photos of: "The Sisseton Indians" & more. There is also a nice two-thirds page print drawn by famed artist Frederic Remington caption... See More
April 1, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1893 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Sunday On Fifth Avenue, New York". Other prints within include a full page of 10 photos of: "The Proposed Site for the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Park, New York"; a full pg. with 6 photos captioned: "The Annexation Question--Views In Honolulu"; small prints of "Prin... See More
March 1, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862 The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More
February 1, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1862 The full front page has two prints: "Destruction of a Schooner off Cumberland Inlet, Georgia, by the boats of the 'Alabama'" and "The Pirate 'Sumter' Firing at the Brig 'Joseph Parks' of Boston".
Inside has a full page print with 8 images of: "War Scenes On Green River, Kentucky" and other ... See More
April 11, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1863 The full front page has 3 prints captioned: "Bayou Navigation in Dixie." Inside includes a full page of: "The Prince & Princess of Wales"; a three-quarter page: "Queen Victoria & the Princess Beatrice"; a doublepage centerfold: "Marriage of the Prince of Wales at St. George's Chapel, Windsor."; ... See More
February 17, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866 The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More
September 21, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1861 The full front page shows: "The Army Forge" (see). Inside has several half page prints including: "Hqts. of Major-General Fremont's Bodyguard at St. Louis, Missouri" and "Camp Blood Near Pilot Knob, Missouri" and "Gallant Exploit of Aid-de-camp Fiske at the Bombardment of Fort Hatteras" and "Vi... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1874 (with Supplement)
* Winslow Homer
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 (see photos).
Also included in this issue is a nice... See More
July 25, 1874
SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1874 Typically, whenever this very large foldout print from Harper's Weekly volumes is found it is considerably torn, stained or damaged from constant folding & unfolding through the years.
This is a rare example which is still quite nice & clean, however there are some archival repairs to the reverse somewhat difficult to notice. The ... See More
January 3, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874
* Thomas Nast
* Santa Claus
This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." (see photos). Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the mod... See More
December 19, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1885
* Thomas Nast
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.
See our web item #175040 for the many other prints in this issue.
Complete in 16 pages and fea... See More
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
November 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1867
* 2 Winslow Homer illustrations
Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.
Half page "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston,... See More
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
May 25, 1916
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1915
* Armenian Genocide - Holocaust - Massacres
* Ottoman Empire - Turkey
This 24 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "Russians Save Armenians", "Troops Arrive at Van and Drive Off Besieging Turks" and more. Coverage on the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. See photo for brief text.
Other news, sports an... See More
September 30, 1876
SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876
* Centennial Exposition, Fairmount Park
* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background. Rarely do such large, foldout prints from Harper's Weekly survive intact, as they we... See More
September 6, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1902 Front page photo series: "Americans of To-Morrow" shows Cornelius Vanderbilt. Other prints & photos within include: The President in New England showing Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Twain in His Country Home, Marksmanship in the Army, The Great Dam Across the Nile, and more. Nice colored double-page illustration "The Blacksmith... See More
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page contains a large illustration entitled "Sketches in Caffraria", measuring approximately 11.75 x 9 inches, includes four scenes from Caffraria, a district extending along the east coast of Africa.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nic... See More
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page illustration is entitled "In the Park -- Light and Shade" by C.S. Reinhart and is comprised of two different scenes, one of mothers and their children in the sunlight of the park while the other is of a gentlemen in the shaded area, sleeping on the park benches.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration me... See More
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page illustration is entitled "The Delaware Water-Gap" by Granville Perkins and shows people on the shoreline, some in boats in the river and a train on the opposite riverbank.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nice condition.
May 21, 1870
THE DICKENS SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1870 This was a special edition given "gratuitously" to subscribers of Harper's Weekly, with all 4 pages taken up with chapters 6 thru 9 of the Dickens classic: "The Mystery of Edwin Drood". A slightly irregular at the spine, otherwise in nice condition.
January 22, 1916
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1916
*Jews in Schools and Colleges
Within this issue are several articles including "Schools, Colleges and Jews" by Norman Hapgood; "New York to the Nation: A Plea" by Marguerite Campion; "Kodak Magic" by Elizabeth King Maurer; "Chairman's Cross" by Owen Oliver; "On the Ice and Off" by Herbert Re... See More
January 1, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, 1866-1899
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* Authentic 19th century newspaper
An authentic issue of this famous illustrated title selected by our staff and guaranteed to be complete (16 pages), to be in good condition, and to contain a variety of prints for which this paper is so famous. ... See More
August 17, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872
* Winslow Homer print
Actually a damaged issue, but it contains a famous Winslow Homer print: "On the Beach--Two are Company, Three are None" which has some water staining and margin tears but otherwise is okay. Normally a $108 issue. See photos for more details.
January 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876
* Illustrator Thomas Nast
* Santa Claus - Christmas
Certainly the best print in this issue is the very 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. In addition there ... See More
December 30, 1876
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: "... See More
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