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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
November 1, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 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 War-... See More
March 9, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861
* Extradition case of John Anderson
* Canada West escaped slave w/ print
“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... See More
March 6, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1858 A full page illustration: 'Sleighing In Broadway' is very displayable. An article "Skating, From a Lady's Point of View" features a half page illustration 'Skating In New England' and "Skating in the North of Europe'. "Hon. Henry Wilson, U.S. Senator of Massachusetts" is featured on the front page. ... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
Othe... See More
November 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More
September 8, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 8, 1866 Great full ftpg: 'Pictures of the South--Magnolia Grove on the Shell Rd. at Mobile, Ala.' Fullpg; 'Pictures of the South--Baton Rouge, La.' & 'The Game of Croquet'. Halfpg 'The 'three-card monte'--A Scene on Coney Island' Good.
March 9, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1878 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus." Inside has a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Dollar"; a quarter page portrait of "Pope Leo XIII."; a half page: "Ice Boating at Madison, Wisconsin"; most of a doublepage centerfold: "Stanley in Afric... See More
September 10, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1881 Full ftpg print by W. A. Rogers: "An Anxious Night in the Cabinet Room". Full page print: "Excursion of Five Points Children and Their Mothers". Nice fullpg. scene of the inside of "The New York Stock Exchange". Doublepage centerfold: "The Exportation of Cattle from New York to England"plus much more.
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January 31, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution&q... See More
July 25, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1885 Halfpg: 'The New Bridge Over the Alabama at Selma'. Nearly fullpg. by Nast: 'The 'Practical' Politician's Love for the Negro'. Fullpg: 'Fireworks at Manhattan Beach' is nice. Great fullpg: 'A steeplechase at Monmouth Park'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Greenwood Lake', N.Y.
Other news and advertis... See More
September 26, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1885 There are a number of fine prints in this issue including a full ftpg. of: "Canon Farrar", plus inside page prints of "The Dead Jumbo" the elephant; A Thomas Nast print "We Have Not Given Up Ruling the Waves Yet"; a one-third pg: "Cricket Match between the Gentlemen of Philadelphia & the English Visiting... See More
November 28, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1885 (with Supplement) Full ftpg. by Nast, shows a pilgrim about to carve a turkey on 'the Union Altar'. Fullpg: 'Washington Market the Day Before Thanksgiving' & 'Galveston After the Fire' halfpg: 'The Billiard Tournament at Chicago' & 'An Incident of the Small-pox Epidemic in Montreal' plus SUPPLEME... See More
July 9, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 Nice doublepage centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry" "The Observatory" "The Chemical Laboratory" "The Main ... See More
September 3, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1887 Nice full ftpg: 'In Pursuit of Colorow', who was the chief of the Ute Indians. This is a nice, mountainous scene. Great fullpg: 'Sketches of Camden, Maine & its Vicinity' shows 5 scenes.
One-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Colorow, the Chief of the Hostile Utes'. double page centerfold: 'In & Out of Castle Garden... See More
September 2, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Hot Day at the Fair." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Moment in Congress for the Repeal of the Sherman Act." Full pg. of illus. of "Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association at Wolfe Island, St. Lawrence River." Two full pg. illus. of "The National... See More
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
June 15, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1895 Fullpg: 'Grand Saloon of the New Am. Liner 'St. Louis' '. Fullpg: 'New Terminal in Brooklyn of the N.Y. & Brooklyn Bridge' & fullpg: 'Bicycles on Riverside Dr.' Halfpg: 'Novel Railway in S. Florida'
Complete issue.... See More
February 10, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1900 Full page Remington: "The War In South Africa - A Close Call For Rimington's Scouts". Doublepage centerfold illustration "Lincoln's Address At Gettysburg, November 19, 1863". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
May 23, 1885
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche".
Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of 7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the P... See More
Item #180003EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.
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Item #637510EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
December 1, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 1, 1860 Ftpg: 'Charleston Scenes' includes 'Palmetto Tree & Old Custom House at Charleston' & 'Ft. Sumter From Sullivan's Is.'. Inside illus. of: 'Entrance to Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah, Ga.' & 'Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah' 'The New State House at Columbia, S.C.' Winslow Homer dblpgctrfld: 'Thanksg... See More
December 22, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 22, 1860 Nice full front page illus: 'The Seceding South Carolina Delegation' is by Winslow Homer. Fullpg: 'Christmas-Day Then & Now' and fullpg: 'Santa Claus' is a small print of him & larger on people shopping. This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.
Complete in 16 pages.... See More
September 7, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 7, 1861 Full front page: "A Female Rebel In Baltimore" shows a woman in a fancy dress with soldiers around her. Prints inside include: "Preparing Merchant Vessels for the Blockade" which has 4 prints; "Bar of the Spottswood House, Richmond, Virginia" "Brig. General Franz Siegel" "The Rebel General Ben. McCulloc... See More
September 14, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1861 The front page has: "Bombardment of Forts Hatteras & Clark by the U.S. Fleet under Flag Officer Stringham" and prints of: "Flag Officer Stringham" and "Major-General Butler". Inside pages include: "Brig. Gen. Rosecrans, U.S.A., Commanding U.S. Forces in Western Virginia" "Rebel Prisoners Leav... See More
February 18, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1882 Nice halfpg: "The Billiard Match Between Slosson and Vignaux--Cheering the Victor" with insets of both. Fullpg: "Barnum's Show in Winter Quarters" includes 9 scenes, including one of "P.T. Barnum".
Nice fullpg: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City" and a great fullpg: "Under The Towers&quo... See More
May 15, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1886 Full ftpg. by Nast: 'Too Heavy a Load for the Trade Unions'. Nice fullpg: 'Sketches from Minneapolis, Minnesota' shows 7 scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The New Grounds of the Metropolitan Base-Ball Club on Staten Island'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Anarchist Riot in Chicago--Dynamite Bomb Exploding Among the Police'... See More
December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1887 Front page has a print and story: "The Boom in 'Madre De Dios". Doublepage centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way". Halfpg. shows: "The Great Lumber Raft Sent by Sea From Nova Scotia to New York" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
Note: The ha... See More
May 4, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
July 13, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 13, 1889 Nice fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Trolling for Blue-Fish in Fire Island Inlet'. Great fullpg. view of: 'City of Durango, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'Delegated to Break the News--In the Mining Regions' of a husband's death.
Complete in twenty pages.
September 20, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1890 Features a very nice full front page print: "Salmon Fishing on the Frazer River, British Columbia" by Charles Graham. Inside page prints include a full page: "Golden Gate Park, San Francisco" also drawn by C. Graham; a full page of: "The Gymnasium of the Central Turn Verein, New York", a smaller print of: &... See More
December 6, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 6, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "No Frost Within." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Chasing a Major General." Full pg. illus. of "Concentrating Troops on the Northern Indian Agencies."
Doublepage centerfold of "Lighting the Yule Log." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late August Belmont, of New York" "The Late Ben... See More
January 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adi... See More
March 19, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The New Orleans Mardi Gras - The Rex Procession." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "One of the Large Iron Arches for the Machinery hall in Place." Full pg. illus. of "A Winter Night in Greenwich Village - Grove Street, New York City." Full pg. illus. of "At the Main Door of the House of Re... See More
August 27, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 27, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The Knights Templar Conclave in Denver, Colorado." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Several pgs. of large illus. pertaining to "Pekin." (China). Full pg. illus... See More
October 22, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1892 (with Supplement) Front full page illustration of "The New York Columbian Celebration - The Banquet at Lenox Lyceum." Inside are two full page illustrations of "The New York Colombian Celebration - Scenes Along the Line of March." Double page centerfold of "The Columbian Celebration in New York - The Military Parade.&qu... See More
June 17, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "A Coaching Party Lunching at the Open-Air Horse Show, Philadelphia." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Disaster at the Old Ford's Theatre, Washington - Removing the Bodies from the Ruins." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - In the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building." Full pg. ... See More
June 24, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1893 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Stamford's Soprano." Inside are several small portraits of "The Postmasters of Four Great Cities." Full pg. illus. of "Snap Shots on the Equestrian Path in Central Park, New York City." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Launch of the 'Massachusetts' - The Battle Ship... See More
October 21, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Note from the Wild East in the Midway Plaisance."
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Recent Tidal Wave Disaster on the Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts" and "On Board the United States Cruiser 'New York'." Two 1/2 pg. illus.pertaining to "The ... See More
August 18, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More
December 25, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1897 Full front page illus. of "A Caprice of Time: 1827-1897 - Two Christmases." Two full pgs. of illus. of "Negus Menelek of Abyssinia at Home." Full pg. illus. of "Thesmophoria."
Doublepage centerfold of "Neighborhood Pleasure Grounds in Boston." Full pg. of illus. of "News from the Klondike."
O... See More
July 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - T... See More
Item #636641HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Linc... See More
October 9, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside.
Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". ... See More
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
December 15, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 15, 1860 Ftpg. shows: "The City of Washington from the Dome of the Capitol" as well as "The National Capitol at Washington". Halfpg: "Departure of the St. Louis Bridge for Kansas" & one by Winslow Homer: "Expulsion of Negroes & Abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston" includes a related article mentioning Frederick Douglas... See More
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