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July 2, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 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 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... 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 "The S... See More
September 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 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" (see ).
Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public ... 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
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
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
October 5, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 Full ftpg. cartoonish scene: "The Veteran Butler on the Trained Democratic Steed 'Buncombe' ". Halfpg: "President Hayes at the Northwestern Fair, Minneapolis--Viewing Prize Cattle". Small print of: "Rev. Samuel Caldwell, President of Vassar College". Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Field Trial of Dogs Near West... 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 3, 1863
Here is a bound volume of the first illustrated newspaper in the world, THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, containing all 26 weekly issues for January 3 thru June 27, 1863.
An absolute treasure-trove of terrific prints--including many on the American Civil War.
Images mentioned below are only some of the highlights, and the photos are just a sampling of those within this volume, there bei... See More
October 3, 1857
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1857
The front page article "Thrilling Narrative of a Ship-Wrecked Passenger on Board the 'Central America" features the nearly half-page illustration 'Wreck of the Central America, Adrift on the Ocean'. Five nice illustrations on two pages regarding: 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and 'Monte'. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lan... See More
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 (see).
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 Hunti... 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 thi... 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.&quo... 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
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
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 12, 1867
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1867
* Rare Frederick Douglass print
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 doublepage centerfold: "H... 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" - Sail... 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
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
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.
May 3, 1873
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 3 and May 3, 1873 - a two issue set.
A two issue set of the same title with the exact same date? Yes. In regards to standard daily newspapers, especially those printed for major city distribution, it was not uncommon for there to be multiple editions of the newspaper printed on the same day - perhaps a morning and evening edition. However, w... 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
Item #211148HARPER'S WEEKLY A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition. This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significantly reduced price from their individual values. All issues are complete in 16 pages and include many prints suitable for framing.
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets a... 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'
November 11, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Nov. 11, 1871 Full ftpg. taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. showing ruins of Chicago, plus a halfpg. as well. Very famous Nast dblpgctrfld: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" and a fullpg. with 8 prints re. "The Yacht Race for the Queen's Cup"
October 15, 1859
Harper's WEEKLY, 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 half shows a cricket match. ... 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.
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
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 illustration "The Promising Colt". Bac... 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
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
July 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of... 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
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
October 9, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include: "The History ... See More
March 9, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More
October 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1871
* Thomas Nast
* Birds-Eye View of Chicago as it was Before the Great Fire
The full frontpage 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"... 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
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
November 9, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 Entire ftpg. is a fine illus. of: 'William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club'. Four prints of: 'American Game Birds' & fullpg: 'New York's New Music Halls' includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. Dblpgctrfld: 'The City of Cleveland, Ohio' shows 9 scenes.
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
September 29, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 29, 1900, from New York. Front page colored illustration of Theodore Roosevelt; Hurricane at Galveston; Pennsylvania Coal-Miners Strike; doublepage centerfold of a political satire of William J. Bryan as William Tell; Launching of the Monitor "Wyoming"'; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
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