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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 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." Full ... 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
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
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
November 26, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1859 Inside shows many people running: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text. A half page illustration "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford". A nice fullpage Winslow Homer print entitled 'Fall Games -The Apple Bee'. Another fullpage illustration "The F... 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
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
November 27, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1858 The front page features an article "The Thanksgiving Dinner of the Five Points Children" with a half page illustration. Two hal fpage illustrations on 'The Alabama State Fair'. An article "The Late Madame Pfeiffer" also features a small illustration of her. Half page: 'Shipwrecked Crew, Outward-Bound... See More
August 13, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of... 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
December 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1879 The full front page print is a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast: "Borrowed Plumes--Mr. Jackdaw Conkling". Inside has a nice fullpg: 'Bicycle Match at Philadelphia' shows men on the 'boneshakers'. Fullpg: "Foot-Ball Match Between Yale & Princeton" is a fine print. Fullpg: "Canal Life&quo... See More
July 17, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1880 Nice full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Baby Politics". Dramatic fullpg. showing 5 scenes of: "The Burning of the 'Seawanhaka' ". Nice full page illus. of: "Barnum's New Museum, Madison Square" includes an inset illus. of "P.T. Barnum". Very nice doublepage centerfold by A.B. Frost: "A Coll... See More
November 5, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1881 The prime print in this issue is the doublepage centerfold, which is one of the best football centerfolds of the19th century to be had.
The doublepage is captioned: "A Game of Foot-Ball---A 'Scrummage' at the Close" which was drawn by the famed artist A. B. Frost. Very displayable as such.
Among other prints are a full front pag... See More
October 14, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1882 The full ftpg. is a political print by Thomas Nast: "The New Angelic Flying Machine". Inside has a fullpg. print showing: "The Rival Teams--Mr. Work's 'Dick Swiveller' and 'Edward' and Mr. Vanderbilt's 'Earlyl Rose' and 'Aldine' " showing two in a buggy race. Two prints of: "The C... See More
March 31, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1883 Full front pg. illus. of "A Salmon Wheel on the Columbia River, Oregon." Inside is full pg. illus. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Lacustrine Village of Saint Malo, Louisiana." 1/2 pg. illus. containing four illus. pertaining to "Bits of Saint Malo Scenery." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Gambling at Saint Malo.&q... See More
January 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1886 Front page print: "Lawrence Barrett as 'Hamlet'". Nice fullpg: "Among the Coke Furnaces of Pennsylvania". A half page print by Thomas Nast: "The President's Grip; or, Our Infant Hercules". Doublepage centerfold: "On The Ice" shows men & women ice skating. Fullpg. Remington print: "The... See More
September 25, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1886 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon: "A Hot Journal". 1/2 pg: 'The U.S. man of war 'Boston' '. 1/2 pg. Remington print: 'The Apache campaign--Burial of Hatfield's men'. doublepage centerfold: 'The Canon of Las Animas, on the Denver & Rio Grande Railway, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'A bicycle tournament ... See More
October 20, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1888 An inside page has full-length portraits of Timothy J. Keefe, Pitcher & Williams Ewing captioned: "The Winning Battery Of The New York Base-Ball Team." Each portrait measures about 6 3/4 4 1/4 inches. Both players are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. There is also a companion article: "The Base-Ball Season".
Other ... See More
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
August 14, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 14, 1909 The prime content within this issue is the page 7 and 8 article with prints: "How the Wrights Made Good - The Story Of Their Successful Flight With A Passenger At Fort Myer, Virginia, Which Fulfilled The Government Test And Provided The Practical Value of The Aeroplane" (see). Of additional significance is the article (with prints) regar... See More
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