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July 7, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More
June 30, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1866 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Lewis Cass." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "'The Halt'-A Scene in the Georgia Campaign." Inside there is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Bunker Hill Monument." Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francis Joseph I., Emperor of Austria" and "Ludwig R. Von Benedek, the Austrian General." Full p... See More
June 23, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866 The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.
Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More
June 16, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 16, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Scott." Inside has a full pg. illus. of "Winfield Scott." Full pg. illus. of "Scott's Death Bed." Dblpgctrfld. of the "Burial of Scott--Services at the Grave, in West Point Cemetery." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Scott's Funeral-in the Chapel." 1/3 pg. illus. of the "Battle of Lundy'... See More
June 9, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1866 Fullpg: "Burning of the N.Y. Academy of Music" shows firemen as well. Fullpg: "Gens. Steedman & Fullerton Conferring with the Freedmen at Trent River Settlement, opposite New Bern, North Carolina" and showing: "Negro Huts" there. "U.S. Steam Sloop of war 'Wampanoag' " "Gov. Thomas Swann of Maryland... See More
June 2, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 2, 1866 Halfpg: 'Office of the Freedmen's Bureau, Memphis, Tenn.' showing many Blacks. Fullpg. shows: 'Arsenal Grounds at Little Rock' & 'Blissville, Little Rock, Arkansas'. One-third pg: 'Monticello, the Home of Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Va.'. One-third pg: 'The City of Lynchburg' Fullpg: 'Grand Reception of Jame... See More
May 26, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
May 19, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 19, 1866 Two 1/3 pg. illus. of "Major General Judson Kilpatrick, U.S. Minister to Chile" and "Commodore John Rodgers, U.S.N." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of the "Bombardment of Valparaiso by the Spanish Fleet, March 31, 1866." Inside is a full pg. illus. entitled "'Mustered Out' Colored Volunteers at Little Rock, Arkansas." Dblpgctr... See More
Map of Georgia... Celebration the abolition of slavery in Washington D.C... Cotton team in North Carolina...
May 12, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1866 Ftpg. shows: 'The Levee at Cincinnati, Ohio'. One-quarter pg: 'Map of New York Bay'. Halfpg: 'On the Mississippi--Religious Services on Board the 'Ruth' '. Very nice fullpg: 'View of Shockoe Creek Valley, Richmond, Va.' & fullpg: 'Cotton Team in N. Carolina' shows black men leading a cart load of cotton... See More
May 5, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Colored Orphan Asylum, Memphis, Tennessee." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Alexander H. Stephens." Four 1/2 landscape illus. entitled: "Nashville, From Edgefield," "Nashville, Tennessee, from the Opposite Bank of the Cumberland," "Louisville, Kentucky-Iron Clads Passing Louisville Fall... See More
April 28, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, April 28, 1866 Ftpg: 'Govt. Auction on the Levee at Cairo, Ill.'. Historic dblpgctrfld: 'Lobby of the House of Rep. during Passage of the Civil Rights Bill'. Nice full page: 'Scene at the Penna. Ave. Entrance to the Capitol Grounds at Washington'
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 21, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 21, 1866 Ftpg: 'Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans'. Terrific fullpg: 'On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach' is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico' Great issue!
April 14, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 14, 1866 fullpg: 'The Great Fire in Cincinnati' halfpg. article & illustration on 'Robert E. Lee, in Civil Life' 1/4 pg: 'The Rev. Alexander Grummell' is a Black minister.
Complete in 16 pages.
April 7, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 7, 1866 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Richmond Bridgewell, Dublin, from which HeadCentre Stephens Escaped." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Fenian Conspiracy in Ireland-Marching Prisoners into the County Prison at Cork." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Thaddeus Stevens." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Canadian Volunteers After Drill." Full pg. ill... See More
March 31, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1866. Ftpg. article: 'The Game Of Billiards' with illustrations of 4 famous players, including Michael Phelan. Fullpg. of scenes in Peru. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'Ireland & the Fenian Leaders'. Halfpg: 'The Ice Bridge Over Niagara' & one 'The Fenian Excitement'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.
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March 24, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1866 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Colonel Theodore S. Bowers, General Grant's Adjutant General." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Paying United States Pensioners at the Pension Office in the New York Custom House." Inside: 2/3 pg. illus. of "Charles Sumner." Dblpgctrfld. of "Queen Victoria Opening Her Seventh Parliament,... See More
March 17, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 17, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Snuffing the Candle for Grandpa." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Railroad Bridge Across the Hudson River at Albany, New York." Ten small illus. pertaining to "Jerusalem from the Golden Gate, Showing the Temple Area in the Fore Ground, with the Mosques and Minarets in the Holy Place." Four small illus. perta... See More
March 10, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 10, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of the "Display of Fire Works in City Hall Park on Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1866." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "John William Draper." 1/2 pg. illus. of "President Johnson Addressing His Fellow Citizens at Washington, February 22, 1866." Full pg. illus. entitled "Caught Napping,&... See More
March 3, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Mar. 3, 1866 Fullpg: 'The Mississippi Mission Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church' includes many blacks. Dblpgctrfld: 'The Iron-clad Fleet of England' includes 30 prints. Fullpg. Parade of the 90th N.Y. Vols . in Brooklyn. Two bkpg. cartoons.
Complete in 16 pages.
February 24, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 24, 1866 The entire ftpg. features nine: "Portraits of Washington" at various times in his life. Inside contains an article with nine illustrations on: 'The Birthplace, Home & Tomb of Washington'.
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice & large print captioned: "President Lincoln Entering Richmond, April 4, 1865" showing him... 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
February 10, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1866 This issue contains many displayable prints, which include: Full front page: 'The Princess of Wales with the Infant Prince Albert Victor'. Full page: 'The Grand Charity Ball at the Academy of Music, N.Y.' & fullpg: 'Leaving the Matinee'. Full page: 'The Great Skating Rink at Chicago'. Illustration of... See More
February 3, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The frontpage of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story. A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. A... See More
January 27, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, January 27, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Indian Delegation of Iowas, Sacs, & Foxes from Nebraska To Washington', shows 4 chiefs. Nice fullpg. shows 'Jack Frost Among the Rich & the Poor' in 2 dramatically different scenes. Nice halfpg. view: 'The Overland Coach Office, Denver City, Colorado' & one of the banking house in Denver. Other gre... See More
January 20, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1866 Ftpg. shows the : 'Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas'. Inside fullpg: 'Winter' & 'Types of American Beauty' & 'Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court'
Complete in 16 pages.
January 13, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866 Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issue. Also: 'Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Pla... See More
January 6, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 6, 1866 Full ftpg: 'The Last Chattel' shows an elderly Black man looking over the ruins of his home. Dblpgctrfld: 'Emigration to Washington Territory of 400 Women on the Steamer Continental'. Fullpg: 'Map of Mississippi' with decorative heading.
Complete in 16 pages.
Note: Since most issues come from disbound volumes, this being the fir... See More
December 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 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.
The full front page is a prin... See More
December 23, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1865 The front page has a nice print of: "Hon. John T. Hoffman, Mayor-Elect of New York City" with an article on him. Also an article: "Thanksgiving at Five Points".
Prints within include a doublepage centerfold: "The Pilgrimage to Mecca" which has 11 prints; "Thanksgiving Dinner at the Five Points Ladies' Ho... See More
December 16, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 16, 1865 Most of the front page is a print: "The Bible and the Monk" with a related article. The most intriguing print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold: "Central Park, New York City--The Grand Drive".
Other prints within include: "A Visit to the Gallery of Bones" in Paris, and "The Catacombs of Pa... See More
December 9, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865 The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City". Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The double... See More
December 2, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1865 The full front page is a print of the: "Burning of Rev. Dr. Tyng's Church, Corner of 16th Street and Rutherford Place, New York". Prints within include: "Funeral of Lord Palmerston - The Procession to the Grave in the Interior of Westminster Abbey" "Rev. George W. Gordon, Ringleader in the Jamaica Riots" ... See More
November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."
Other prints... See More
November 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More
November 11, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1865 The front page has prints of: "Hon. Charles Adams" and "Earl Russell" with articles on each. Prints within include: "Thomas Carlyle" "View of the Tobacco Exchange, Corner of Virginia and Cary Streets, Richmond, Virginia" "Interior of the Seabrook Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond, Virginia" "R... See More
November 4, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1865 The full front page is a print captioned: "Meeting of the Fenian Congress in the Assembly Building, Philadelphia". Among the prints within are: "Looking at the Eclipse" "Burning of the Michigan Central Freight Depot at Detroit, Michigan" "Shipwrecked Passengers and Crew of the Brig 'Titania' &quo... See More
October 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, October 28, 1865 The front page has a print: "Seizure of 'The Irish People' Newspaper in Dublin and of Deadly Weapons in Cork, Belonging to the Fenians." The balance of the front page is an article titled: "The Fenians".
Prints inside include: "Dacotah Territory - Fort Thompson on the Upper Missouri River, built for the Sioux an... See More
October 21, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1865 The front page has a print showing: "Lieut. Tappan Discovering Dr. Mudd in the Hold of the Steamer 'Thomas A. Scott' " with a related article. Also a halfpg. print of the: "Trial of Captain Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C."
Inside has full page prints: "The Embassy From T... See More
October 14, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 14, 1865 The front page shows: "President Johnson Pardoning Rebels at the White House" & "Andrew Johnson's Tailor-Shop in Greenville, Tenn.'.
Inside has several full page prints including: "Guerrilla Fighting in Mexico--Death of Pueblita, One of the Liberal Chiefs at Uruopan" and "Gathering Corn" and "Ce... See More
October 7, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1865 The front page shows: "The Naval Festival at Portsmouth, England - Arrival of the French Fleet--The 'Solferino' Saluting the English Flag". Other prints within include: "Genberal H. W. Slocum" "General Francis C. Barlow" "The Late Thomas Wildey, P.G." "Monument Erected September 20, 1865 in Ho... See More
September 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1865 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the nearly quarter-page captioned: "View of Darlington Court House and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina". There is an article: "Amy Spain" beneath the print. See the hyperlink for much more on the case of... See More
September 23, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1865 The front page shows: "Champ Ferguson & His Guard", the Kentucky guerrilla arrested for murder, once a protege of John Morgan. Also on the front page are: "Hiram Oliver" and "John W. Hartup". Inside has prints of: "Dover Mills, on the James River & Kanawha Canal, Virginia" "Rockett's Landin... See More
September 16, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1865 Most of the front page shows: "The Court Room in Which Capt. Wirz, the Andersonville Jailer, is being Tried at Washington". The very dramatic doublepage centerfold is captioned: "Andersonville Prison Scenes Illustrating Captain Wirz's Trial" which includes 13 scenes of torture & starvation.
Other prints within include... See More
September 9, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 9, 1865 The front page is mostly taken up with a print: "In The Woods" by W. F. Dobson. Inside contains a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant's Reception at Galena, Illinois" and another full page: "Whitefield Preaching in Moorfields, A.D. 1742".
Other prints include: "House Presented to General Grant by the Citize... See More
September 2, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 2, 1865 The front page shows: "Collision on the Housatonic Railroad near Bridgeport, Connecticut" and: "Housatonic Railroad Slaughter--House to Which the Wounded Were Conveyed".
Inside has an interesting full page: "Wall Street & Broadway--Ways of Getting & Spending Money" showing many vignettes. Also within is a lar... See More
August 28, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1865 Nice ftpg. map shows the route of the Atlantic telegraph cable across Newfoundland, "...should it ever be laid..." which would not happen successfully for another 3 years. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with "The Cable" and the troubles.
January 1, 1882
THE NEW NORTHWEST, Portland, Oregon, 1882 A quite uncommon title from the northwest, and quite early as well. This paper was published by a family very much into the suffragist movement, so many of the articles within these 8 pages have a pro-woman theme. Also has various news of the day as well, plus a wealth of advertising. Bit of dirtiness at the edges. The issue you will receive will hav... See More
May 7, 1868
THE ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, May 7, 1868 This 8 page newspaper is in good condition (except for being close cut at the spine with some loss) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice from this Northwest Pennsylvania city near the Great Lakes... See More
Item #153516HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, N.Y., June, 1873 Inside has a 10 page article: "The Wine Islands Of Lake Erie" with six related illustrations. Beginning on the ftpg. is a 15 pg. article: "Cheap Yachting" which has twelve illus. including ones showing the "Bird Island Light House, Buzzard's Bay" "Long Pier, Martha's Vineyard" "Light-House, San... See More
January 1, 1890
ONCE A WEEK, New York, 1890. Subtitled: "An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", it is formated much like Harper's Weekly but is much more rare. Contains a wealth of illustrations within its 16 pages. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date or content, but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 16x11 inches, generally nice condition.
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