Search Within Results:
Recent AdditionsThe authentic issues below are our most recent additions, with the newest listings appearing 1st. If you would prefer to arrange them by chronologically, you can do so by selecting and adjusting the "Show Additional Listing Options" directly below.
The authentic issues below are our most recent additions, with the newest listings appearing 1st. If you would prefer to arrange them by chronologically, you can do so by selecting and adjusting the "Show Additional Listing Options" directly below.
July 8, 1876
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876
Full frontpage Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A fullpage illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great fullpage bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Thomas Na... See More
January 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 The full ftpg. shows a mother with two young children in a snowstorm: "Light In The Window". An inside page has a 3/4 pg. print: "The Christmas Chariot--The Coming of the Plum-Pudding" being pulled by two turkeys. Also a fullpg. print: "No Small Breed Fer Yer Uncle Abe Dis Christmas!..." showing a Black family with a l... See More
October 30, 1875
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon includes U.S. Grant, plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. Illus. of; 'Rutherford B. Hayes, Gov. Elect of Ohio'. Most of the dblpgctrfld: 'The French Seaside--Bathing at Trouville'. Nice fullpg: 'The Sugar Harvest in Louisiana' "Sketches of Life in India" "The British Iron Troop Sh... See More
November 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More
October 31, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 31, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Not So Easily Taken In'. Fullpg. with 11 scenes of: 'October in the White Mountains'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Duel in the Air--Eagles Fighting Over their Prey'. Fullpg: 'On the Way to the African Gold Fields--Pontoon Ferry Over the Vaal River'. A political cartoon shows Blacks voting.
Complete ... See More
February 28, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 28, 1874. Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Tribune's 'Disclosure'." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Fighting the Fire" and "'Busted!' - A Deserted Railroad Town in Kansas." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane, Middletown, Orange County, New York" and "Hudson River St... See More
July 26, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1873 This issue contains many displayable prints including: Full front page print: 'Character Sketches in Persia' shows 9 people; Great full page print: 'Picking Raspberries'; Full page: 'The Commencement Season -Graduates Armed and Equipped for the Battle of Life'; Double-page centerfold: 'The Univer... See More
July 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1873 Front 1/2 page illustration of " The Neanderthal Man." Also, two smaller illustration of "Skull of Neanderthal Man" and "Schiller's Skull."; Two 1/2 page portraits of " The Hon. Noah Davis, Judge of the Supreme Court of New York" and "The Late Hiram Powers and His Wife, Florence, Italy.";... See More
May 25, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Adding Insult to Injury: Anything to Make our Republic Look Ridiculous." Inside: A 2/3 pg. illus. of "Rome-The Prince and Princess of Wales and the Importunate Flower Girl." Another 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Sweet My Child, I Live For Thee." Full pg. Nast illus. of "William Tell... See More
September 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 30, 1871 The frontpage has the very famous Thomas Nast print: 'TOO THIN!' which is displayable. Inside is a fullpage illustration 'International Boat Race On Saratoga Lake' along with the an illustration of the "The Ward Brothers, Winners of the Saratoga International Regatta". A halfpage 'The Union Torpedo Explosion In Beekman... See More
July 8, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated July 8, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a nice fullpage entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "T... See More
January 14, 1871
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More
January 7, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1871 The front page is "Any Thing But a Happy New-Year". Inside the issue is a 3/4 page illustration of "Joseph Garibaldi"; a 1/4 page "The City of Evreux, Normandy, France"; a very nice dblpg.centerfold "The Room In Which Charles Dickens Wrote" which includes an article on it as well; a slightly larger t... See More
April 16, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1870 The front page features a 2/3 pg. portrait of "General Prim." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Watching for the Missing." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Prince Henri De Bourbon." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Fire Alarm Telegraph-Single Box." Also, a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Creek Slave" (Tammany). Full pg. N... See More
January 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870 Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More
November 14, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1868 Terrific full front page political cartoon: 'Victory!' shows U.S. Grant on horseback cutting off the head of the K.K.K. on horseback as well. A halfpage illustration of the ''Court House, San Jose, California'. A great and displayable fullpage: 'Duck Shooting' shows 6 scenes. 'Hebrew Temple Emanu-el, Corne... See More
June 27, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1868 Front 2/3 page illustration by Thomas Nast is of "The Political Niagara." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Duel Between Colored Men Near Savannah, Georgia" which features an accompanying article. A 2/3 page illustration of "King Theodore, as He Lay Dead at Magala, April 13, 1868." A doublepage centerfold containi... See More
December 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1867 The front page shows: 'The Wise Men Guided by the Star in the East'. Very nice half page print: "Santa Claus" shows him with a bag full of toys sneaking by two sleeping children. Another half page: "An Early Christmas Call" shows children, with toys, waking up mom & dad. A full page: "Christmas Toys--A Quiet Hi... See More
December 7, 1867
Harper's WEEKLY, Dec. 7, 1867 Five views of scenes on the Central Pacific R.R. Two illustrations 'Illicit Distillation of Liquors' in the South. Nice halfpg: 'Charles Dickens as He Appears When Reading' shows him on stage. 'Fullpg: 'Elephant Hunting in Africa'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
March 9, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1867 Very nice double page centerfold: 'The Crescent City--Scenes in & Around New Orleans, La.' shows 7 scenes, including a nice over-view of the city. Displayable!
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.
December 29, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 29, 1866 The front page has a lengthy poem with a related print titled: "The Setter's Christmas Eve". Inside contains a full page: "Hauling Home the Christmas Boughs"; halfpg: "Scene of the Holy Nativity, Bethlehem" & "The Wise Men Following the Star in the East". Also: a halfpg: "John Surratt"... See More
December 15, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Interior of the Dome of the Capitol at Wash.'. Halfpg. illus: 'The U.S. Treasury Dept. at Wash.' & 'The State Dept. at Wash.' Nice fullpg: 'Evacuation Day--Parade of the 1st Division, N.Y. State 'Militia' nice fullpg: 'Zion School for Colored Children, Charleston'
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
November 24, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1866 Nice full ftpg: 'Launch of the Sea Steamer 'Great Republic' '. Halfpg: 'Collecting the Remains of Union Soldiers for Re-Interment in National Cemeteries'. Fullpg: 'Election Returns--Scene in Front of the N.Y. Tribune Office '. Halfpg: 'Departure of Gen. Sherman for Mexico'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 20, 1866
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 20, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Washing Day Among the Acadians on the Bayou LaFourche, La.' Fullpg: 'Ferry-Boat to Brashear City, La.' & great fullpg: 'Cumberland, Md.' shows the town. Halfpage "Driving in Central Park", two quarterpage "National Cemetery at Seven Pines, Virginia" and "National Cemetery at Cold Harbor, Virginia&qu... See More
October 6, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1866 Four small illus. of houses on the front cover: "Philip Embury's House," "Strawbridge Meeting House," "The Rigging Loft," and "The First Methodist Church and Parsonage, in New York." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Coliseum at Rome." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. William Arthur, President of th... See More
September 1, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 1, 1866 Fullpg: 'Meeting of the National Union Convention at Philadelphia'. A great dblpgctrfld. by Thomas Nast: 'Reconstruction & How It Works', is a satirical view with several scenes, most showing Blacks being harmed. Two scenes re: 'The New Orleans Riot' & one-third pg: 'Great Petroleum Fire in Jersey City'. Bkpg. illustrated R... See More
July 7, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More
March 31, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1866. Ftpg. article: 'The Game Of Billiards' with illustrations of 4 famous players, including Michael Phelan. Fullpg. of scenes in Peru. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'Ireland & the Fenian Leaders'. Halfpg: 'The Ice Bridge Over Niagara' & one 'The Fenian Excitement'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.
... 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
May 13, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1865 The front page features a large print of: "Andrew Johnson" who succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President. The balance of the front page is a lengthy biography of him.
There are several prints within which relate to the Abraham Lincoln funeral and the hunting & killing of John Wilkes Booth. Included are prints captioned: "Sergeant B... See More
April 15, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865 This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.
The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More
April 1, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865 The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.
Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More
January 14, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1865 The front page is taken up with two prints: "Ordnance Stores Captured with Fort McAllister--Lieutenant Spencer's Headquarters" and "General Sherman's Army Entering Savannah, Georgia".
Several full page plates including: "General Hazen's Division Fifteenth Corps Storming Fort McAllister" and "Kilpa... See More
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
June 4, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1864 The full front page is a very nice print of: "Major-General William T. Sherman". Other prints within include a full page: Major-General Wadsworth Fighting in the Wilderness", and other prints of: "...Our Wounded Escaping from the Fires in the Wilderness" "Army of the Potomac--Scene of General Sedgwick's Death"... See More
April 9, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1864 The front page has both text and a print on: "The Metropolitan Fair Buildings on 14th Street, New York". Inside has text on the Civil War including: "Owen Lovejoy" "General Burnside & Colored Troops" which includes a letter signed in type: A. E. Burnside; "The Military Situation" "Rebel Moveme... See More
December 26, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863 The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.
The front page has two prints: ... See More
October 10, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1863 The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General George H. Thomas, the Hero of Chickamauga". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Charleston--the New Black Island Batteries, Four and a Half Miles from Charleston". Another full page has 2 prints: "...Shot & Shell Piled in Front of General Gilmore's Tent... See More
July 18, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1863 The full front page is a print: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--The 100-Pound Parrott Gun of the 'Richmond' at Work". Inside has another fullpg. with 2 scenes: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--A Mortar Schooner at Work" & "Scene of General Paine's Assault on Port Hudson--carrying Off Our dead & wounded... See More
November 29, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 29, 1862 The most desired print in this issue would be the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Thanksgiving In Camp".
The front page has a nice portrait of: "Major-General A. E. Burnside, Commander of the Army of the Potomac" with an article on him. Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Thor... See More
August 23, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1862 The full front page shows the: "Great War Meeting at Washington, District of Columbia", being a huge crowd in front of the Capitol. Prints inside include: "General View of the Encampment of the Army of the Potomac at Harrison's Landing" "Kimmidge's Creek, Left Defense of the Camp at Harrison's Landing" "M... See More
January 4, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.
Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More
July 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861 The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."
Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More
June 15, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1861 Most of the front page is a three-part print captioned: "Secessionist Prisoner Captured at Alexandria--The Marshall House at Alexandria" with some ftpg. text headed:"The Murder of Ellsworth".
Three-quarters of a page shows: "Company of Secession Cavalry Surrendering to Colonel Wilcox of the First Michigan Regiment, in Fro... See More
April 6, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary Of State" taken from a Brady photograph. Inside includes a two-thirds page vertical print of: "The United States Gun-boat 'Wyandotte' Firing a Salute on Washington's Birthday in Pensacola Harbor", plus a nearly half page of: "The Flag-Staff B... 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
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
April 3, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1858 The front page Illustration: 'An Auction of Splendid Household Furniture' has an accompanying article entitled "How We Furnished Our House". "Pompey's Philosophy" features several illustrations. "Lord Derby, Prime Minister of England" also features a large illustration of him. Full page: 'Attack on Can... See More
February 6, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 6, 1858 The front page shows: "Senator Brown of Mississippi" with accompanying text. Terrific full page illustration of: "The Capitol at Washington, With the New Extensions" and another great full page: "The New Hall of Representatives, with the Members in Session". "The Island of Labouan" features three il... See More
September 8, 1998
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998 This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.
Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.