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November 12, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1859 Two ftpg. prints showing "The Prisoner (John) Brown & His Boston Counsel" and another showing John Brown at "The Arraignment" plus an article: "Will John Brown be Hanged?" plus a very nice fullpg. scene: "The Trial of John Brown for Treason & Murder" plus a lengthy related article. There is... See More
August 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860 Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior). An... See More
Supporting Lincoln and Hamlin in the 1860 Presidential race... William Walker, print and details of life and death...
October 13, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1860 The front page shows "His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Tomb of Washington". Inside shows: "The Late General Walker, the Filibuster". A 2nd report, "The End of Walker", provides additional details of his death. Yet another report, "Hondoras... The Capture of Walker", provides... See More
January 24, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 This issue contains a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savann... See More
February 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865 The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More
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
January 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1868 The front page shows: 'Effect of the Tidal Wave at St. Thomas, West Indies'. Nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'Winter - A Skating Scene'. Doublepage centerfold with 10 scenes: 'Among the Wrecker of the New Jersey Coast' (Barnegat Light-House). 1/4 page portraits of 'James Payne, Third President of Liberia... See More
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related... See More
December 19, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1868 The frontpage of this issue features "The 'Kelly Medal'" which shows the front and back of the medal as well as a 1/2 page illustration of the "Presentation of the 'Kelly Medal' at the Public Grammar-School No. 45, New York City". An article "Burning of Fort Lafayette" also features two 1/3 i... See More
March 13, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1869 The front page is a full page entitled 'Hurrah for Grant!'. Inside a full page by Thomas Nast: 'The Political Death of Bogus Caesar'. The doublepage centerfold is a nice view of "Washington City, D.C." A full page illustration is "Landing Arms for the Patriot Forces on the Coast of Cuba". A page features two articles... See More
December 7, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1878 Full ftpg: 'A Battle In The Clouds' shows an Indian capturing an eagle. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'A Dream: Before & After Thanksgiving Dinner'. Great fullpg: 'A Game of Football' is very displayable. Fullpg: 'Forest Fire on the Banks of the Red River' is also a nice scene of a paddlewheeler. Another fullpg. Nast... See More
May 20, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1882 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Fiendish Assassins--Poor Ireland, Save me from my friends!". Over halfpg: "The Old Church at Sleepy Hollow". Great doublepage centerfold: "Our National Capital, Viewed from the South" is a terrific bird's-eye-view of the city, showing the Capitol, the White House,... See More
May 24, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1884 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast: "Democratic Candidate-Snatching". Inside the issue is a nice fullpg: "The N.Y. Ambulance Service" shows 5 scenes; an article "Charles O'Conor" with includes a 1/4 page illustration of him; full page "Old Folks at Home"; full page "The Panic - scenes in Wall Street Wednesd... See More
July 11, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1885 The front page is an illustration of 'Henry M. Stanley'. Inside is a terrific fullpg: 'Lawn Tennis In Prospect Park' shows women playing & is very displayable; a fullpage of "Sketches on the Congo"; Halfpg: 'Sketches of Garden City'; a 3/4 page "A Dolphin and a Monkey Time" by Thomas Nast and more.
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September 4, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886 The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the ... See More
November 26, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1887 Full front page illustration by Frederic Remington: College Players At Foot-Ball---A Tackle And Ball-Down. Inside has a related report: The College Game Of Football. Also a report: Base-Ball In San Francisco and an illustration: A Base-Ball Game On The Haight Street Grounds, San Francisco.
Full page "Hunting Wild Hogs in Arka... See More
December 7, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1889 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Papoose - A Christmas Story" by George A. Hibbard." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to the above story.
Doublepage centerfold of "The Princeton-Yale Football Match at the Berkeley Oval." Full pg. illus. of "Thrust His Lance Through His Body and Rode Him Down.&... See More
January 24, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 24, 1891 Most of ftpg. is a Remington illus: 'In the Trenches at Pine Ridge' and another Remington: 'The Opening of the Fight At Wounded Knee' plus 3 other Remington prints, 1 showing a medicine-man. The Supplement centerfold shows: 'Springfield, Mass.' Nice and an historic issue.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 15, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 15, 1891 Full front page is a nice view of: 'North Broad St., Phila.'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Scene on the Pier at 26th St., East River, N.Y.' Full page: 'Grand Army Reunion at Detroit'. Full page
F. Remington print: 'American Tourists in Mexico'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
August 12, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1893 Certainly the most notable content is: "The Adventures Of Sherlock Homes, by A. Conan Doyle", this story being: "The Resident Patient" which includes 2 illustrations and takes nearly 2 1/2 pages.
The full front page print shows: "The Army and Navy Club, Washington." Inside is a full pg. print pertaining to: "T... See More
January 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896 The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mountain, Showing the Independence & Portland Mines.", plus a nice... See More
January 1, 1863
Civil War Survey III The Illustrated War Collection - 5 issues of Harpers Weekly Illustrated, one each from 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865. With one issue from each year of the war, this is a great set to obtain a concentrated and visual view of the war. All issues have several wood engraved prints and related news reports.
December 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874 The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: AA Dream of a Christmas Dinner in 5 Parts". Also inside ... See More
January 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896
* Cripple Creek gold rush photos
* Teller County, Colorado mining
The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mo... See More
February 3, 1900
(Supplement to the) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1900 The Supplement for this date is rarely available. It contains the desirable print of Teddy Roosevelt on horseback by W.A. Rogers ("Vice-Presidential Possibilities, THE ROUGH RIDER"). If interested, be in touch and we will confirm its availability.
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
March 22, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890 An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... 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
March 15, 1851
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851
* 1st America's Cup close
* Construction of yacht "America"
The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it wa... See More
November 2, 1889
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1889 The full front page is taken up with two illustrations: "Scenes At The Polo Grounds During A Game Between the New York and Brooklyn Clubs" which shows spectators watching a baseball game, and a terrific action print showing: "A Touch-Out at Second Base."
Other prints within include: "On the Western Plains--Friend or F... See More
January 21, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a great eight issue lot of dates March 26, April 9 & 16; May 7, 21 & 28; June 4 & 11, 1859. All issues are complete in 16 pages, are loose at the spine, but the pages & prints are in very nice, clean condition. See our website (seek by date) for the wealth of fine prints within each.
Total value our website is $371. We offer this lot for less than on... See More
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November 26, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859 Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee".
Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford"; a full page:"The Fall Games - The Elepha... See More
January 30, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1904 Near the back is an article marking perhaps the most significant development of the 20th century, that being manned flight. Note this issue is the month following the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk.... See More
The article is headed: "Progress of Science - The Problem of Flight" and the text includes: "...In a test
September 7, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 7, 1889 Inside has a nice 6 by 4 1/3 inch print of: "John Montgomery Ward, The Famous Short-Stop, New York Base-Ball Club." Includes a brief biography of Montgomery, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Other prints include a full ftpg: "Scene at Quarantine..." "Lake George..." "Scene on the Grounds of the ... See More
December 1, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1894 Full front page illus. of "More Work for Victorious Reform." Inside is a 1/2 pg. portrait of "William T. Walters, of Baltimore." Full pg. of illus. of " In and About Korea."
Doublepage centerfold of "Thanksgiving Week - 1621." Nine portraits of "Prominent American Astronomers." Full pg. of illu... See More
January 1, 1863
Civil War Survey IV The Illustrated War in Context Collection - 5 issues of Harpers Weekly Illustrated, one each from 1856-1860, 1861-1862, 1863, 1864-1865, and 1866-1869. With one issue each from both before and after the war, and three issues from during the war, this is a great set to view the Civil War in a graphic context. All issues have several wood engraved prints and related news reports... See More
January 1, 1861
(5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War!
* the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War
* several illustrated prints (suitable for framing)
* discounted by 50% (or more)
You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a subs... See More
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January 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 28, 1860 This issue features a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Skating On the Ladies' Skating Pond in the Central Park, New York" by famed artist Winslow Homer. Also inside is an illustration of: "The Late Lord Macaulay" & article as well.
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 16, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1869 Nice fullpg. Winslow Homer print: 'Winter At Sea--Taking in Sail Off the Coast'. Fullpg. shows 3 scenes: 'Custer's Command Shooting Down Worthless Horses' & 'The Scalped Hunter' & 'Custer's Indian Scouts Celebrating the Victory Over Black Kettle'.
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
March 30, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1878 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Fulfill Your Promises" and a fullpg. inside has another Nast political cartoon: "Our Uncle's 'Honor' Touched" showing Uncle Sam. The great doublepg. centerfold: 'The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania' shows 11 scenes and is very displayable (tipped-in). The feat... See More
May 10, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1884 The front page is a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon "Our new watchman, Roosevelt".
Inside the issue is a full page "Specimens from the Dog Show"; a great full page illustration of "A Game of Lacrosse" which shows much action; dramatic full page "The Recent Cyclone in Ohio"; a full page "The Burial of ... See More
June 18, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1887 Full page print: "Dedication of the Actors' Monument in the Cemetery of the Evergreens". Fullpg. with two nice F. Remington prints: "Sketches from a Summer Race Meeting".
Doublepg. centerfold: "Princeton College" shows 12 scenes. Fullpg. on "Her Majesty Queen Victoria" and full page showing: "Queen... See More
March 22, 1856
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 22, 1856 The front page features an illustration of "Hon. Edward Everett." Inside the issue is several illustrations on the "Shot Tower at Baltimore"; a double-page illustration "Bird's Eve View of the City of Boston"; "Sir Allan Napier McNab" and "Hudson River Institute, Claverack, New York... See More
January 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11 , 1868 Great full front page 'The Pioneer'. Nice full page Winslow Homer: 'Art Students & Copyists in the Louvre Gallery'. A half page illustration 'The Angola Railroad Disaster - The Rear Car Jumping From the Track' and two additional quarter-page illustrations. A full page: 'The Barn Yard' shows... See More
January 2, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1869 The full front page is a nice print: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" showing a full-figure Santa Claus carrying a Christmas tree. Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Belles" showing a family in a sleigh.
Another full page has: 'Home for the Holidays" and other prints include: "The Chr... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 30, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "Grandmamma". Inside is a halfpage by Winslow Homer: 'Spring Farm Work - Grafting'. A 3/4 page "Hippopotami in the Jardin des Plantes at Paris". A very nice fullpage: 'An Auction Sale'. Nearly halfpage: 'Indians Swapping Wives' and halfpage; 'An ... See More
April 26, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1873 Many small front page illustrations of "Result of the Gas Men's Strike." Inside is a 1/4 page portrait of "The Modoc Massacre-The Late Major General E. R. S. Canby" with accompanying article. Full page illustration containing many smaller illustrations pertaining to "Easter Sunday: Cracking of the Easter Egg, and Budd... See More
December 30, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 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: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More
April 14, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1877 The entire front page is taken up with a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "Reform Is Necessary In The Foreign Line."
Inside contains 3 pages of text with twelve illustrations headed: "William M. Tweed. Romance of His Flight And Exile". Also a nice full page print of: "From Tower To Tower--The Sus... See More
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