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April 19, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 19, 1890 Very nice & displayable full ftpg: 'A Hunter's Shack in the Rocky Mountains'. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'A Friday Market in the Jewish Quarter of New York' by W.A. Rogers. Halfpg. Remington print "The Priest Captain Writhed and Struggled in His Efforts to Throw Young Off" done for a literary article entitled "The Azte... See More
April 4, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1891 Full front page Frederic Remington print: "Big Fishing--Indians Hauling Nets On Lake Nepigon". Inside is a half page "The Government's Exhibit at the Columbian Exposition"; 1/4 page "The Government Building for the Columbian Exposition"; a full page "The City of St. John's, Newfoundland" and "Th... See More
February 16, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, Feb. 16, 1895 Full ftpg: "The Opera--Before the Curtain" shows the stars bowing to a cheering crowd. Nice fullpg: "The New Ship-Canal at Kingsbridge, Connecting the Harlem & Hudson Rivers" & fullpg: "Scenes In & About San Jose" Calif. Nearly fullpg. dramatic polo scene: "A Cross at Polo".
Complete issue.... See More
August 10, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 10, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "The Apostle." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Richard M. Hunt." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Foreign Element - The Syrian Colony, Washington Street." Full pg. illus. of "Recent Uprising Among the Bannock Indians - A Hunting Party Fording the Snake River Southwest of the Three Tetons (Mountains)." Dblp... See More
September 14, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "Wasting Spite on Waring." Inside is a full pg. with six illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in India - The Great Military Railway." Four illus. of Libraries in the West. 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "General View of the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia." Sma... See More
November 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1897
The front page of this issue has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers titled: "It Served Its Turn". A halfpg. has: "News from the Klondike" with an article. A fullpg. has 6 photos and a map called: "In & About Seattle". There is a nice fullpg. A.B. Frost illustration: "Quail-Shooting" is very displa... See More
June 10, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1899
The front page has a full page print: "Admiral Dewey's Return--U.S.S. 'Olympia' in Kau-Lung Dry Dock, Hong-Kong". There is a full page of photos on: "The Arrival in the United States of the Former Spanish War-Ship 'Reina Mercedes'". The doublepage centerfold is an illustration of "In the Philippines--A Bay... See More
January 6, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1900 Front page features Uncle Sam in an illustration entitled "Away Down East". Fullpage: "The War In South Africa - Communicating With Kimberley By Search-Light" and the political cartoon "The Lay of the Kaffirgram". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
October 20, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1900 Mr. Bryan's Confession of Defeat and some of his Fallacies; The Advance on Peking; Tientsin To-Day; doublepage centerfold "A Providential Encounter" by Stevens; Sixth Open Golf Championship of the United States; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
December 14, 1907
May 22, 1868
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 Outs... See More
June 7, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890 The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback (see).
A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full page... See More
November 14, 1874
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 14, 1874 Inside has five illustrations of notable buildings in San Francisco: "The "What Cheer House, A Celebrated Hotel For Miners" "The Jewish Synagogue On Sutter Street" "The Merchant's Exchange" "The California Theatre" and the "Chinese Mercantile Houses In Dupont Street".
The front page ... See More
December 26, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1857 Nice front page illustration and article on: 'The Hon. Stephen A. Douglas'. A two page story entitled: 'The Wonders of Santa Claus' includes eight illustrations, four of which show Santa Claus. Very early illustration of Santa.
Also included is text coverage of" "The Mormon War". "American Homes in New York... See More
September 28, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861 One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"
Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of t... See More
January 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1864 The full front page is a dramatic print: "Sufferings In A Snow-Storm on the Michigan Central". Inside has full page prints: "Colored Troops Under General Wild, Liberating Slaves In North Carolina" and "Under The Flag".
Other prints within include: "Hon. Leland Stanford, President of Central Pacific Railroad&q... See More
January 30, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.
The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More
December 3, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864 The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A n... See More
October 31, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 31, 1868 The front page of this issue features a Winslow Homer illustration entitled 'Our Next President'. A full page features halfpage illustrations "The City of Cadiz, Spain" and "Engagement of the Haytien Corvette 'Alexandre Petion' with the Batteries and Vessels off Petit Goave". A halfpage "Africa, Peru, South Am... See More
February 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 The prime print in this periodical famous for its many illustrations is the full page captioned: "Station House Lodgers" done by the famed artist Winslow Homer. There is a related article on the facing page.
Other prints within this issue are the full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Emancipator of Labor & ... See More
June 26, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1875 The full ftpg. is: "In a Russian Village--'Master's coming!' ". Halfpg: "The Columbia Boat House" & "The Yale Boat House". There is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: "Battle of Bunker Hill--Watching the Fight From Copp's Hill, In Boston" which was his very last for Harper's Week... See More
December 8, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1877 Very nice full front page: 'Sitting Bull & the United States Commission' shows 6 scenes including an inset of Sitting Bull & one of White Eagle. Inside is a fullpg: "The 'Small Breeds' Thanksgiving - Return of the First Born from College" which shows a Black family. Two fullpg. Thomas Nast cartoons titled: "Thanksgi... See More
June 19, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1880
Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg. pictorial: "Coining Silver Dollars at the Philadelphia Mint"; 3/4 pg: "In a Virginia Country Store, Discussing the Republican Nominations"; dblpgctrfld: "The Republican National Convention at Chicago"; fullpg. illus. "The Republican National Convention at Chicago" and "How ... See More
April 16, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1881
Very nice & large full ftpg. Th. Nast illustration of the Republican elephant. Fullpg: 'Seal Hunting in the Northern Seas'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Perils of the Coast--The Life-Saving Service.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
July 8, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1881
As noted at the very top of the ftpg., this is a rare "SPECIAL EDITION" of this famous title, devoted to the assassination of President James Garfield.
The full front page is a portrait of "The Tragedy at Washington - The Assassin Charles Jules Guiteau." Inside is a full pg. print captioned: "The Assassin Firing the Second ... See More
November 8, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 8, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast: "Election Day--Watching the Returns". Fullpg. print: "Long Island Fishermen: Dividing Up". Two half page prints: "The Weekly Mail" and "John Thorndyke Escorted Her to the Door Bare-Headed". Nice double page centerfold: "Gallant Fishermen". Full page print: "Venus and... See More
December 13, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 13, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "The United States Cruiser 'Philadelphia'." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "John P. Haines, President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, New York" and "Mrs. Jeannette M. Thurber, Founder of the National Conservatory of Music." Three small portraits of "A Southeaster... See More
October 6, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1894 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Japanese Occupation of Korea' which is comprised of four illustrations. Fullpg: 'The Japanese Rejoicing After the Battle of Yasan'. 1/3 pg "New York's Japanese Club". Fullpg. with 8 photos & illus. of: 'The U.S. Naval Observatory at Washington' & fullpg. with 4 illus. of: 'Asphalt I... See More
Item #180007HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More
December 1, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1900 Front page Uncle Sam cartoon; The Cuban Constitution at Havana; The Central-American Revolution; doublepage centerfold "Selecting the Turkey" by Frost; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
February 18, 1906
THE FREE PRESS, Feb. 18, 1906 The ftpg. has two photos headed: "Magnificent Apartments In White House Where the Wedding Ceremony Took Place" and also heads: "Fair Alice Is Happy Bride of Rep. Longworth" with related subheads on the marriage of Alice Roosevelt, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt.
Also included is: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1906 Front page&nbs... See More
November 1, 1851
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851
* Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
* Early novel review - The Whale
Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: &qu... See More
February 18, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & uncaptioned Winslow Homer print on the ftpg., plus another on the front page captioned: 'Allow Me to Examine the Young Lady'. There is yet a 3rd Homer print: 'Hon. J.M. Curry of Ala.'. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'View of Broadway, Opposite Fulton St., N.Y.' at winter time. 'Pope Pius the 9th'. This issue also con... See More
March 10, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 10, 1860 Ftpg: "Hon. Robert M.T. Hunter, U.S. Senator from Virginia". "Gen. Amos Pillsbury, Chief of the N.Y. Metropolitan Police". Rather small W. Homer print: "On The Beach". Fullpg: "The Gale of Feb. 10th in New York Bay". "The Steamer 'Peytona' ". This issue also contains the 4th and final installment of "... 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
May 11, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861 The front page has prints of: "Colonel Ellsworth of the Fire Zouaves" and "Colonel Wilson of Wilson's Brigade" with related text.
Inside has many war-related prints including: "View of Fort McHenry, Baltimore" "The Burning of the Bridge at Canton, Maryland, by the Mob" "The Rendezvous of the Virgini... See More
August 17, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1861 The front page shows: "The Wounded Zouave In the Hospital at Washington--The Hospital for the Wounded at Washington." Inside has individual prints of: "General McDowell" "General Mansfield" "Colonel Blair" and "Flag-Officer Stringham". Also a full page of: "A New Regiment of Mass. Volunteers P... See More
October 5, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 5, 1861 The full front page is taken up with: "The New Hampshire Sharp-Shooters - The Telescopic Rifle" which has 6 prints of the "Berdan Sharpshooters at Weehawen" led by Capt. A. B. Jones.
Other prints inside include: "The Men-of-War in Our Harbor" "Munson's Hill, the Advanced Post of the Rebel Army on the Potomac&... See More
November 23, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1861 The most notable print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled" "The Songs of War", and features six prints.
The full front page has two prints captioned: "The War In Missouri--General Jim Lane's Camp Near Humansville, Missouri". Other prints inside include: "Ca... See More
February 28, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1863 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Hooker, Commanding the Army of the Potomac". .But perhaps the most notable print is the nice doublepage centerfold done by noted artist Winslow Homer: "Pay Day in the Army of the Potomac".
Other prints within include a half pg: "Our Colored Troops--Line Officers of the... See More
June 13, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1863 Perhaps the most notable print is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Home From the War" showing soldiers embracing their wives & children.
The front page has prints of: "Major-General John A. Logan" and "General Logan Crossing the Bayou Pierre in Pursuit of the Rebels". Other prints include a f... See More
September 5, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1868 Fullpg: 'Collecting the Customs--Operations of the Customs Inspectors & Agents at N.Y.' shows 5 scenes. Great fullpg: 'Scenes in Alaska' & 'A Chinese Wedding'. Complete in sixteen pages.
February 8, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1873 Full front page is a very dramatic & displayable print for a fireman: 'The Rescue', showing a fireman with a young girl in his arms, climbing down a ladder. Full page 'Transplanting Fish' includes 4 illustrations along with an accompanying article. Nearly full page with 3 illustrations; 'The U.S. Mail Service in the Nort... See More
March 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1874 The entire front page features a political cartoon by famed illustrator Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Good and Bad Spirits at War". But likely the most desired print is the nice full page by Winslow Homer, titled: "The Chinese In New York--Scene In a Baxter Street Club-House".
Other prints within this issue include: "The R... See More
April 18, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 18, 1874 Certainly the best print in this famous illustrated newspaper is the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer, captioned: "New York Charities--St. Barnabas House, 304 Mulberry Street".
Among the other prints in this issue are the full ftpg. by Thomas Worth: "Pride & Politeness", the fullpg. with eleven scenes of "Amer... See More
September 30, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "An Aggressive Still Hunt"; 3/4 page Thomas Nast: "Go On!" - U. S. Grant'; full page print: "The Battle of Harlem Heights, Sept. 16, 1776"; full page illustration by A.B. Frost: "Sindbad T., The Old Man of the Sea"; doublepage centerfold by A.B. Frost: &quo... See More
March 28, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1885 Very nice & displayable full ftpg Remington illus.: 'Ejecting an Oklahoma Boomer' shows a family in a covered wagon being lead out by soldiers (at least one of whom is Black).
Displayable fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'Logging In Wisconsin'. Fullpg: 'Snake Charming in Tangier'. Halfpg: 'Shad Fishing in Florida' &... See More
May 29, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1886 Full ftpg: 'Spring Lamb' shows 3 scenes. Halfpg. shows 3 of the 'Mescalero Apaches'. Halfpg: 'The Proposed New Capitol of Georgia'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Shot On Picket' by Thulstrup, from a sketch by Frederic Remington. Fullpg: 'Arlington' shows 7 scenes.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inclu... See More
October 8, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887
Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.
Other news and advertisement... See More
January 31, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 31, 1891 Full ftpg. shows: 'Claus Spreckels, 'The Sugar King' '. Nice fullpg. has 8 views of 'The Western Reserve Univ. & Adelbert College'. Three nice prints of 'Lt. Casey's Last Scout', two showing Indians on horseback, plus a nice dblpgctrfld. by Remington showing the cavalry.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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