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January 1, 1858
Harper's Weekly "Extra" issue! The only Extra edition I am aware that they published, and rarely found (dated in 1858).
November 1, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1879 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Blacks & captioned: "The Next Debut - Now Let General M.C. Butler, of South Carolina, Show How Bulldozing Is Done."
Prints inside include a halfpg: "The Avery Institute, Charleston, S.C."; a fullpg: "International Cricket Match at Phila." "The Ute ... See More
June 29, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with a Winslow Homer print titled: "The War--Marking Havelocks For the Volunteers". Among the full page prints inside are: "Camp Slifer" which has 3 images including: "March of Troops" and "From Chambersburgh". Also: "The Battle of Great Bethel" "Charge of Dur... See More
January 1, 1864
Civil War Survey V The War Perspective Collection - 5 issues, one each from Harpers Weekly Illustrated, The Oneida Circular (religious), a foreign publication, a New York newspaper, and a newspaper featuring a front page map. Gain an enhanced perspective of the war era through the pages of these varied titles. A very unique collection.
September 29, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900
* Teddy Roosevelt
* Galveston, Texas hurricane
Certainly the best feature of this issue is the nice full front page print (in two colors) captioned: "Theodore Roosevelt" which is very nice for display, and from just after his successes in the Spanish-American War. Also within this issue are photos of the "Hurricane at Galves... See More
May 12, 1860
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860
* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* Famous & 1st World championship boxing
The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of ... See More
October 10, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857 Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More
April 23, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1859 The front page of the issue features the "Fac-Simile of Mrs. Sickles's Confession". "Cardinal Antonelli and Rome in 1859" article also features two accompanying illustrations. 1/4 page illustration of "General Geffrard, President of Hayti".
Terrific doublepage centerfold: 'New York City and Environs, from th... See More
October 12, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 12, 1861 The full front page is taken up with 3 prints: "Burning of the Privateer 'Judith' at Pensacola", "Brigadier-General Sturgis" and "The Rebel General Price".
Other prints inside include: "Major-General Fremont and Staff Inaugurating Camp Benton, at St. Louis, Before Starting for Lexington" "Ch... See More
November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club."
Other prints... See More
November 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page con... See More
June 30, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1883 Dismal & dramatic full pg: 'A Sweltering Night in New York--Tenement House Suffers' by W. A. Rogers. Full pg: 'Harvard & Columbia Boat Race at new London, Ct.'
Nice full pg: 'The Coronation of the Czar of Russia'. Half pg: "Trained Elephants as Firemen--An incident at Brockton, Mass."; full pg: '... See More
September 6, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1890 Full front page: 'Taking the Waters at Saratoga'. Full page: 'Summer Night Amusement on the Bluff at Cincinnati'. Half page: 'Rockwood Hall, Near Tarrytown, New York.' Nice double page centerfold: 'Coronado Beach, Southern Calif.' Full page: 'Alligator Traffic in the South' includes 6 scenes. Full page: ... See More
December 27, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1890 The full ftpg. features a nice Frederic Remington print: 'One of the Ft. Keogh Cheyenne Scout Corps', very displayable. Inside has 7 more Remington prints of soldiers & Indians, including: 'Apache Scout'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.... See More
June 13, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1891 Full front page: 'Proposed Boulevard Tunnel, Chicago'. Double page centerfold has a very large, full-figure illus. of: 'Thomas A. Edison In His Laboratory' next to his phonograph . Half page: 'Yale's Baseball Nine' & half page: 'Princeton's Baseball Nine'
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 13, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1893 The full ftpg. shows: "Columbian Exposition--South Entrance to the Manufactures & Liberal Arts Building" with several photos inside on the opening of this famous exposition. Terrific doublepage centerfold of: "The Midway Plaisance World's Fair: being an overview of the Columbian Expo, including the famous Ferris Wheel, ... See More
April 14, 1894
WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1894 Nice full ftpg. scene of: 'Coronado Beach, Calif.' Nearly halfpg: 'Proposed House for the Rockaway Hunting Club' & 'Nipped in the Ice Floe on the Atlantic'. Fullpg. of text with 9 lacrosse prints. Advertisement for Yellowstone along with many other period ads are also present.
December 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897
* Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE"Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others... See More
* Complete issue with displayable front cover
* Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens
* Complete issue with displayable front cover
* Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens
October 26, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, October 26, 1889 The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."
A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" (see), with a brief, related article on an inside page.
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December 16, 1882
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882 The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well.
Complete in 32 pages, nice condition... See More
October 26, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 26, 1889 The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."
A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" with a brief, related article on an inside page.
A very nic... See More
July 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1862 The front page has 3 prints: "Major-General Lewis Wallace in Command at Memphis, Tennessee" "Brigadier-General George F. Shepley, Commandant of New Orleans" & "Battle at St. Charles, White River, Arkansas--Explosion of the 'Mound City' ".
Page 3 has a small cartoon: "The Rebel Flea." Other print... See More
July 16, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1864 The full front page is taken up with a print of the famous photo: "Lieutenant-General Grant at His Headquarters". Other prints within include: "The Naval Contest Off Cherbourg Between the 'Alabama' and the 'Kearsarge' " "General Sherman's Campaign--the Crest of Pine Mountain Where General Polk Fel... See More
November 26, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.
The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli... See More
March 31, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a... See More
January 21, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 21, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "Not Even Handed Justice." by W.A. Rogers. Inside is a full pg. illus. containing three illus. pertaining to "The Art Institute of Chicago." Full pg. illus. of "Grape and Hop Culture in California." Full pg. illus. of "The Pennsylvania Strike-Miners Calling a Meeting", also by W.A... See More
February 23, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More
March 23, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Major Anderson's Command at Fort Sumter" which includes 9 officers, one of whom is "Capt. A. Doubleday". Other prints inside include: "Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina" "Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs, Late of the United States Army, to the Texan Troops in the ... See More
June 8, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1861 The front page shows: "Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, Now at Fortress Monroe". Also in this issue is a Winslow Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2 a.m. on May 24, 1861", prints of: "The Late Colonel Ellsworth&quo... See More
August 3, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861 The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bringing in the Misses Scott as Prisoners to Fall's Church, Va." with a related article.
Inside includes a print of "Major-General McClellan", a nearly half pg: "Presenta... See More
April 22, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1865 The front page shows: "General Sheridan at the Battle of Five Forks" and also: "Cavalry Charge at the Battle of Five Forks". Inside has some nice text on the ending of the Civil War with articles headed: "Palm Sunday" "Grant" "Robert E. Lee" "Abraham Lincoln" and "What Next?&q... See More
May 27, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865 The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".
Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More
February 2, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1867. Ftpg. has 2 views of the 'St. John, New Brunswick, Skating Rink' building. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Scenes on a Cotton Plantation' shows 12 scenes, most showing Blacks in various chores, including picking, hoeing & with the cotton gin. 'Burning of the Hyatt House, Janesville, Wis.'
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
November 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1867 Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.
Halfpg: "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston, the Pedestrian, on the Road". "Drew Theological Seminary, ... See More
January 9, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" shows Grant and Miss Liberty. Inside the issue is full page illustration by Winslow Homer "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" is a nice overview. A page features two half page illustra... See More
June 5, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1869 Inside has a very nice half page print: "Completion of the Pacific Railroad - Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands" being a fine display item. A half page illustration is of the "Great Fire at Dayton, Ohio - Destruction of Turner's Opera-House". Three prints on the "Cu... See More
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
January 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More
September 30, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1882 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Proud Day For England". But the most notable print would be the very nice half page baseball print titled: "The Providence Base-Ball Club" showing the team in uniform, with bats and balls as well. The players are identified by name, including the manager: Harry Wright.... See More
May 12, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1883 The full front page illustration of this issue is of the "Seventh Annual Bench Show of the Westminster Kennel Club, New York" which show 10 dogs. An accompanying article as well.
Two A. B. Frost prints, half page "Here He Found His Companion and Mr. Mincheon" and 1/3 page "The Betrothal" accompany and article entitled... See More
March 27, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1886 Full ftpg. is the famous Nast political cartoon: 'Our System of Feathering Nests Breeds Tweeds all Over the Land'. Halfpg: 'New Railroad Bridge Across the Ohio Near Louisville'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Sinking of the 'Oregon'--Transferring the Passengers'. Halfpg: 'Interior of a Life-saving Station... See More
September 10, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1892 Full page Frederic Remington: 'An Athletic Tournament of the British Army at Aldershot' shows 8 scenes. Very nice full page: 'A Chicago Pool-Room on Sunday' & '250th Annniversary of the Incorporation of Gloucester, Mass.' shows 4 scenes.
December 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 Certainly the print print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him.
Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage cen... See More
October 29, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1898 Full front page illus. of "In a Puerto Rican Prison." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The President's Western Trip - Scenes along the Route." Full pg. illus. of "President McKinley's Visit to the Trans-Mississippi Exposition at Omaha, October 12, 1898." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "The Scene of the Illinois L... See More
January 24, 1857
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, January 24, 1857 The front page of this issue contains the "Wreck of the Arcadia on Sable Island - British Humane Society's Medal" and contains a half-page illustration of the wreck and a small illustration of the medal. Within in the issue is"View of Gaeta, Italy"; a nice double-page centerfold "View in Boston Harbo... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
July 22, 1854
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854
* Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view
* The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
* Mormons - Mormonism &n... 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. Minor rubbing at the central fold here.
Other prints within include a halfpg: "The 12th U.S. Colored Troops Receiving Their Colors... See More
March 9, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to A... See More
March 23, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889 A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines." Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two related illustrations on the making of it for the Jewish feast. Yet another page is entirely taken u... See More
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