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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
September 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Submarine Mining Operations at Hallet's Point (Hell Gate)' & famous fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'A Group of Vultures Waiting for the Storm to Blow Over' 3/4pg: 'Elder Frederick Evans at Home' Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Farming in the Great West--the Burr Oak Farm, Illinois, Comprising 65 Squ... See More
August 2, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1879 The full front page is a print captioned: "Edison In His Workshop" showing him at work on an experiment. Very displayable. An inside page has a related article on him, taking 1 1/2 columns.
Other prints within including a full page of: "The Saratoga Regatta", a full page of: "Lake George, Looking Southwest from Black Mou... See More
January 19, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1889 The front cover contains an illustration entitled "Americans in Paris - the the Flower Market at the Madeleine". Within the issue is a full page "The New Club-House of the Players"; a double-page centerfold shows destruction by tornadoes at Pittsburgh, Reading, Brooklyn and Niagara. A half-page: 'Birds-eye view of ... See More
January 10, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 10, 1891 Full page: 'The Philadelphia & Reading Terminal Facilities' shows 4 views. Double page centerfold by F. Remington: 'The Last Stand' is famous & desirable. Very displayable.
September 26, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1891 The full front page is a nice print captioned: "Samuel L.Clemens (Mark Twain)" with a corncob pipe in his mouth (see). The inside pages have prints including: "The Manhattan A.C. Grounds" showing several views of the baseball field (see). Als a halfpg. photos of: "The Philadelphia Champion Team of 1889" for cricket; ... See More
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 huddled 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 four reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also in... See More
September 15, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1860 Nice halfpg. illus. of: "Hon. Horace Greeley". Great dblpgctrfld: "The Drive in the Central Park, New York" by Winslow Homer shows a "young" Central Park with the trees very small. One-third pg: "General View of the City of London, Canada West". Half-page: "The Prince of Wales' Progress.--King ... See More
February 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration entitled 'The Letter Box' shows a woman with a baby at the Post Office. Halfpage illustrations 'Underground Lodgings for the Poor, Greenwich Street, New York and "Love's Crosses - 'Cross Lots". Nice fullpg. A fullpage illustration by Winslow Homer print: 'Jurors Liste... See More
July 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast illus. shows Pres. Grant, among others. Nice fullpg. Homer print: 'Making Hay' a key print. 1/4 page print, "The New Jewish Synagogue, 55th Street & Lexington Ave., New York".
July 10, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1886 The front page of the issue is "Jack of the Tules" by Bret Harte. Inside the issue is a fullpage "The Senatorial Round-House" by Nast; fullpage "the Regatta of the Eastern Yacht Club, off Marblehead, Massachusetts"; nice fullpage print: "Lawn-Tennis Tournament"; fullpage "The Columbia-Harvard Boat Race,... See More
November 5, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 5, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Thrown - An Incident of Cavalry Drill." Inside is a full pg. illus. by Frederic Remington of "Crow Indians Firing into the Agency." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late John B. Cornell" and "De Lancey Nicoll, the People's Candidate for District Attorney of the City and County of New... See More
October 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 14, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Grand Arch of the Peristyle." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Johnson Family Visit the Lapland Village." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Two of Philadelphia's Cricket Clubs." Full pg. of illus. of "The Centenary of Williams College" including a 1/3 ... See More
December 9, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 9, 1893 Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes of 'In the San Juan Country', of New Mexico. But the significant content is the terrific dblpgctrfld. by Remington: 'Toro, Toro!' showing a California Vaquero chasing a steer.
Complete issue.... See More
Item #180053HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of 5 issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements, yet more than half off the regular price. Great for research, classroom use, and still include many Civil War related prints - especially if you do not mind the minor condition pro... See More
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Item #559184(Illustrated) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combi... See More
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January 1, 2014
Three authentic newspapers, exploring a specified birth date (birth year) through time - 100, 200, and 300 years ago. You simply enter a year into the comment field at checkout, and we will provide you with three original newspapers - one each from 100, 200, and 300 years prior to the year entered. No other gift could ever provide the recipient with such a look into their past, while f... See More
January 1, 2014
A Three Issue Set of Authentic Newspapers, one each from 1714, 1814, and 1914. The first issue will likely be from London. Considering the breadth of England's colonial reach, London newspapers/magazines of the day included a wealth of international reporting - and are great to have. The second issue will likely be from the U.S. The third issue will be from the U.S., but may be an illust... See More
Item #637512(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements, yet more than half off the regular price. Great for research, classroom use, and still include many Civil War related prints - especially if you do not mind the minor condit... See More
Item #649297WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues. A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More
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June 2, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 2, 1883 Prints within include: "General Crook's Apache Guide" "General George H. Crook"; a nice print of: "General Crook's Apache Campaign--Crook's Command of White Mountain Apache Scouts...Now in Pursuit of the Apaches in Mexico" ."Tennessee--View of the Drill Ground at Nashville...".
A full ... See More
March 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857 A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.
Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More
April 4, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1857 The front page features an article entitled "After Walker, What Next?" Inside: 'The Story of India Rubber' includes an illustration of 'Charles Goodyear, the American Inventor' and illustrations of 'Tapping the Rubber Tree'. "An Albany Dutchman in Holland" which features several small illustrations.
Com... See More
July 3, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1858 The front page of this issue features a halfpage illustration of 'The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence, 1776' and also features an article on "The Signers of the Declaration of Independence". An article "Independence Hall, Philadelphia" also features a halfpage illustration 'Independence Hall, Philadelphia,... See More
November 5, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of a "General View Of Harper's Ferry, Showing the Bridge, Armory, Adjacent Hills, Etc." An article "The Late Invasion at Harper's Ferry" also features two 1/4 page prints: "Portrait Of Ossawattomie Brown" and "Brown, His Son, and Another Of The Outlaws... See More
June 14, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More
March 14, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1863 The full front page is a print of: "Teaching the Negro Recruits the Use of the Minie Rifle", a print showing Black soldiers.
Other nice prints within include a full page with three prints and a map: "Beulah Battery, at the Junction of Burnside and Vernon Rivers", "The Rebel Turtle Ram Just Launched at Savannah", "The... See More
November 12, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Nov. 12, 1864 The front page contains a nice print captioned: "General Custer Presenting Captured Battle Flags at the War Department, Washington" showing him and many others holding flags.
Many other Civil War prints within, including a half pg: "Valley of the Shenandoah--Gen. Sheridan's Wagon Trains..." & a full page Thomas Nast car... See More
July 22, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1865 The full front page is a print captioned: "A British Midshipman Restoring the American Eagle in Front of the United States Legation at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands".
But the prime content in this issue is the somber full page print captioned: "Execution of the Conspirators at Washington" which shows four of them hanging from the... See More
December 9, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865 The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City". Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The double... See More
August 18, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 18, 1866 Ftpg: 'Office of the American Telegraph Company, Corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, New York' Very nice fullpg: 'The Excitement in New Orleans - View on St. Charles St.' Fullpg: 'Sunday in New Orleans - The French Market'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The City and Valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah' is a fine view, plus illus... See More
September 22, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1866 Ftpg. shows: "The Southern Loyalists' Convention at Phila.--Parson Brownlow Passing thru the Ranks of the Northern Delegation" with another fullpg. and a dblpgctrfld. on this inside: "Southern Loyalists' Convention In Philadelphia - Mass Meeting Of Southern And Northern Delegates In front Of The Union League Building." Terri... See More
October 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask. There is a related article titled: &qu... See More
June 2, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1883 Great full ftpg: 'Decoration Day'. Great halfpg: 'War Dance Of Gen. Crook's Apache Scouts' & a great fullpg: 'The Great Bridge--Pres. Arthur crossing the Suspended Highway' which is the Brooklyn Bridge, plus another fullpg. on the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. Great fullpg: 'The Parade On Riverside Drive' s... See More
March 8, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1884 For a political junkie--and a Republican--this could be the best Harper's Weekly for display as the entire front page print is captioned: "The Sacred Elephant. This Animal Is Sure To Win, If It Is Only Kept Pure And Clean, And Has Not Too Heavy A Load To Carry." This drawing is by Thomas Nast who created the republican elephant, and ... See More
September 5, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1885 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, the most desired may well be the nice full page print captioned: "Lawn Tennis At Newport--the Tournament, From the Upper Balcony of the Casino" (see).
Other prints include a full ftpg. captioned: "Burning of Old Men-Of-War at Blum Beach, Long Island"; a fullpg. of: "V... See More
November 7, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1885 Nice full ftpg: 'The Dearborn Railroad Station in Chicago'. Nice fullpg. hunting scene: 'Wild-Fowl Shooting from a Sculling Float'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'All Saints Day in New Orleans--Decorating the Tombs in One of the City Cemeteries' fullpg; 'Outlet of a Natural Gas Well Near Pittsburgh'. Nearly halfpg: ... See More
July 17, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1886 Full ftpg: "American Fishermen Laying in Ice at Sea". Halfpg: "Signaling the Main Command" is by Remington. Very nice doublepage centerfold: "Wheeling on Riverside Drive". Fullpg. article on "The Graphophone" shows 3 illus., & begins "One of the most brilliant conceptions of Mr. Thomas Edison was...... See More
April 2, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1887 The front page shows a ship during a violent storm entitled "Ship Ahead!" by de Thultrup. A full page illustration comprised of seven scenes is of "The Veterinary Department of the University of Pennsylvania" which also has related article within the issue. A half-page is comprised of the persons serving as the Inter-State Comm... See More
June 8, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 8, 1889. Front full pg. illus. by Remington of "The Ambushed Picket." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Cornell University." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Farewell" and "The United States Steamer 'Yantic' in a Canyon." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Wet Day on the Parisian Boulevard." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Characteristic Scenery of th... See More
June 15, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'Relief Party Crossing the Temporary Bridge Erected over the Conemaugh'. Inside has a great halfpg: 'Bird's-eye View of Seattle, Washington Territory' in addition to much on the flood, including: 'After the Flood at Johnstown--Main St.' and a dramatic centerfold: 'the Flood at Johnstown--Scene at the Bridge' s... See More
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