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October 31, 1857
Harper's Weekly set of 5 issues, dated weekly from October 31, 1857 through November 28, 1857, all featuring a serialized portion of "The Lazy Tour Of The Two Idle Apprentices", by Charles Dickens. This is a great way to purchase the entire series, all five issues, for more than 20% off the single issue price. The issues are individually described as follows:
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October 5, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific doublepage centerfold titled: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses" which is the quintessential print for any lover of American wines. A beautiful print for display and in very nice condition. There are two very tiny binding holes at the central fold but almost... See More
December 6, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Last Days Of Harvest".
Other prints within this issue include a full ftpg. political cartoon: "Poor Old Spain!", a three-quarter pg: "Preparing for Thanksgiving--Flanking the Victim", seven small prints of: "North ... See More
August 15, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1874 The ftpg. has a print: "Scandal" with a related article.
The prime print in this issue is certainly the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "On The Beach at Long Branch--The Children's Hour". But other prints within this issue include a halfpg: "A Negro Fight In South America", a doublepa... See More
August 15, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1874
* Famous Winslow Homer print
The prime print in this issue is certainly the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer, titled: "On The Beach at Long Branch--The Children's Hour" which is in very nice condition with some foxing at the margins only (see photos).
Other prints within this issue include a front page pri... See More
December 6, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873
* Famous Winslow Homer print
Inside this issue is a fine full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "The Last Days Of Harvest". A scene for the season, the illustration shows two boys shucking ears of corn among a field of upright bales of gathered cornstalks, with two men using pitchforks to load pumpkins on a wagon in the b... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the page 3 half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). This is a very nice print, and increasingly rare to find such early baseball images in the illustrated newspapers.
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December 21, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 21, 1867 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the nice doublepage centerfold by celebrated artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Homeward Bound" showing people on the deck of a ship.
There are other nice prints within this issue including a front page of: "James Watt's First Idea of Steam", a nearly full page of: "Squirrel Hunt... See More
December 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1873 By far the best & most desirable print in this issue is the nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Morning Bell", which has a related article on a preceding page.
But there are many other prints in this issue including a full front page illustration by political cartoonist Thomas Nast captioned: "Justice.... See More
July 8, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated July 8, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a nice fullpage entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "T... See More
July 21, 1871
Harper's Weekly, various dates from July 21, 1877 through January 28, 1899. This is a six issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. This is another great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. a... See More
August 18, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1888 Perhaps the most desired print in this issue is the very nice full page by Frederic Remington, captioned: "Geronimo and His Band Returning From a Raid Into Mexico", which is one of the more sought-after of the Remington prints in this title.
Other prints include the full ftpg. W. A. Rogers political cartoon: "Make Way For The Unc... See More
October 15, 1859
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'A German Beer Garden in N.Y. City on Sunday Eve.' Nice fullpg: 'The English Cricketers--the Eleven of All England'. Half of the dblpgctrfld. is a terrific illus. of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other hal... See More
January 17, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863 Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.
Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More
September 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1887
Perhaps the best print in this issue is the full front page captioned: "Burning the Range" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington.
But there are many other prints within this issue including a full page with 9 vignettes of: "Sketches In Amsterdam"; a halfpg: "The Minneapolis Exposition Building by Night"; small pr... See More
April 30, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1910 The prime content within this issue is the content related to the life and death of Mark Twain. The front page has: "Mark Twain: 1835-1910". Several pages include text and prints related to his life and work (see images). The issue also contains: "A Diana of Africa", The First LAdy On South Africa"... See More
January 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870 Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More
March 30, 1889
Harper's WEEKLY, March 30, 1889 This issue features the dblpgctrfld: 'The Last Lull In the Fight' done by Frederic Remington, showing but a few survivors of an Indian attack. Nice fullpg. view of: 'Madison, Wisconsin' showing 3 scenes. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'Last Lodges of the Mandans'
October 12, 1867
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1867
* Rare Frederick Douglass print ( 4 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches)
The front page features three prints, one showing: "Gen. Sheridan Receiving the Congratulations of Fred Douglass and the Colored Citizens of Baltimore, at the Philadelphia Depot, Baltimore". Very rare to find images of Frederick Douglass in a period newspaper.
The doubl... See More
November 7, 1857
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 7, 1857
* SS Great Eastern under construction
* Color prints - engravings
A terrific issue on the ship "Great Eastern", which was by far the world's largest ship at the time of her launch in 1858 (see hyperlink). The front page shows: "The Leviathan 'Great Eastern' Steam ship Stern & Boss for the Blades of the Screw... See More
January 4, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862
* Winslow Homer print
Full front page illustration: "Christmas Boxes in Camp--Christmas, 1861"
Shows Union soldiers enjoying presents they received in a large trunk. Done by Winslow Homer, one of America's favorite illustrators.
This issue also contains "Charles Dickens' New Christmas S... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) 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).
Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: &... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1874
* 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" (see).
Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Publ... See More
July 2, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870
* Early baseball action print
Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'At... See More
November 11, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.
The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by... See More
August 21, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886
Full ftpg. is a famous F. Remington print: 'Soldering in the southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott, a Black soldier. Fullpg: 'A Forest Fire'. Halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers. Displayable fullpg. print: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pa... See More
November 6, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1886
Fullpg. of: 'The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty' shows illustration of 'Frederic A. Bartholdi, R.M.Hunt, Architect of the Pedestal, and Gen. C.P.Stone, Engineer of the Pedestal'. This issue features a great dblpgctrfld. of 'Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty--the Illumination of N.Y. Harbor' at night, with fireworks going off, etc.
Other news and advertise... See More
January 4, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.
Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More
August 2, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1873
Front 1/2 page illustration entitled "Hunting the Cave Bear" (Cave Men). Inside is a full page illustration of "The Bathers" by Winslow Homer. Full page illustration of "The Springfield University Regatta -The Finish." Doublepage centerfold entitled "The Big Guns of the Iron Clad Steamer the "Sultan" - Sa... See More
December 6, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 6, 1902, from New York . Frontpage color illustration "Here We Are Again" by Rogers; "The Belated Russian Passport" by Mark Twain; color fullpage "The Christmas Mail In The Far North" by Post; color fullpage "The Toy-Shop Window" by McLane; color fullpage "Christmas-Eve" by Green; fullpage "A Contrast"; fullp... See More
December 25, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1858 The front page features a print: "Santa Claus Paying His Usual Christmas Visit to His Young Friends" shows him in a sleigh pulled by a turkey, with many toys. This is an early image of Santa Claus before the more common imagine created by Thomas Nast changed his appearance forever.
Inside pages have four prints by famed artist Winsl... See More
January 14, 1860
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860 Two very nice fullpg. & displayable prints: 'The Sleighing Season--The Upset' and 'A Snow Slide in the City', both by Winslow Homer. Additional prints, articles and advertisements are within.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 13, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865 The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.
There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More
November 3, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1866 Very nice full ftpg. shows a Black man & his grandchild: 'Uncle Tom & His Grandchild'. Nice fullpg. has 2 scenes of: 'View of the City & Harbor of Quebec', one after the great fire. Another halfpg. view of: 'St. Roch, Quebec'. Great fullpg. baseball print: 'The Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, & the Athlet... See More
May 21, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 The frontpage shows a black man tending his garden: 'A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.' Fullpage 'Population of an Indian Village Moving'. Illustration of 'William Lloyd Garrison', publisher of The Liberator. Also illustration of: 'Lucretia Mott', the early feminist. Fullpage Winslow Homer: 'Spring Blossoms'. A fullpage illu... See More
December 8, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 8, 1900, from New York. includes Supplement. Very nice Christmas issue with several black/white and colored prints. Includes "The Christmas 'Possum" by Frost; Making Christmas Toys; and other articles. See photos for full details.
August 6, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1870 This issue contains a fullpage Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The frontpage features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market". A fullpage "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Fullpage political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts of th... See More
September 14, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1872 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "The Next In Order--Any Thing! Oh, Any Thing!" plus there is another full page Nast political cartoon inside; "The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing" which shows Uncle Sam. Other prints include: "...Pope Pius the Ninth..." a full page: "Sunday Morning ... See More
October 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 21, 1871 The full fron tpage is a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "The Only Thing They Respect or Fear". An article "The New York Seamen's Exchange" features a 1/4 page illustration. "The Smithfield Martyrs' Memorial Church" features a 1/3 page illustration. A half-page illustration "Shanghaiing Sailo... See More
January 9, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1886
Full front pg. Remington illus. of: "The Apache War-Indian Scouts on Geronimo's Trail." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Rehearsing for the American Opera-A Scene from "Orpheus"." 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Engagement in the Oyster War on the Chesapeake." Dblpgctrfld. of "New Year's Calls at the White ... See More
September 14, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Back from Paris - Passing the Ordeal of the Custom House Inspectress." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "The Proposed Inwood Site for the International Exposition of 1892 - Viewed from Fort George" and "The proposed Site at Oak and Barretto Points on the Sound for the International Exposition of 1892." ... See More
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
October 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more f... See More
October 27, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1888 Although this issue has a wealth of fine prints, perhaps the most notable is the very nice doublepage print in the "Supplement" titled: "Dragging A Bull's Hide Over A Prairie Fire In Northern Texas" which was done by Frederic Remington" (see).
Front full pg. illus. of "The Effect of 'Negative Gravity'.... See More
September 3, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 Nice front page article and illustration: 'Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City'. Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations. A very nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'A Cadet Hop At West Point'. Half page illustration 'The New Orleans Charity Hospital' along with two smaller illustrations... See More
January 7, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1865 The full front page shows: "Sergeant Helmes Raising the Colors of the 107th New York Regiment Over the Capitol at Milledgeville, Georgia".
A wealth of prints in this issue including: "The Principal Part of the City of Savannah, Georgia" "Map of Wilmington Harbor, N.C." Destruction of the Depots, Public Buildings, a... 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
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
January 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893 The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More
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