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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.
May 20, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1882 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Fiendish Assassins--Poor Ireland, Save me from my friends!". Over halfpg: "The Old Church at Sleepy Hollow". Great dblpgctrfld: "Our National Capital, Viewed from the South" is a terrific bird's-eye-view of the city, showing the Capitol, the White House, the parti... See More
May 29, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1880 Very nice fullpg: 'Immigrant's In Castle Garden' shows 6 scenes of their entry into America, plus another halfpg: 'Immigrants Landing at Castle Garden' with article. Many illus. of: 'The Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church' 3/4 pg. Nast cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16... See More
February 3, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1877 Front full pg. illus. of "Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Statute of Limitation." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Count Rumford" and "The Late Rev. A. H. Washburn, D.D." 1/2 pg. illus. of "American Silver Ware."
Doublepage centerfold of ... See More
September 12, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874 Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts".
Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and... See More
September 5, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast 'Precious Jewel of Thy Home Return'. Fullpg: 'Sketches At Long Branch'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Game Of Polo' is dramatic. Fullpg: 'Bullfight At Madrid'. Fullpg: "Baseball in England -- The Match on Lord's Cricket Grounds Between the Red Stockings and The Athletics".
Comp... See More
August 30, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... See More
March 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1870 The front page of this issue features a full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "Tenth Commandment". Within the issue is a half page: "A State Dinner at the White House". An article "Under Broadway" contains three illustrations. Other illustrations are a full page: "Crossing Broadway"; a half page... See More
September 11, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1869 The front page features an approximately one-third page illustration 'Union Pacific Railroad - Sherman Station, Wyoming Territory' along with a quarterpage illustration of "Prince Arthur, of England." Two full pages of 9 illustration of 'The Coal Mines of Pennsylvania - Mining the Coal' and "The Coal-Mines of Pe... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... 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
May 6, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865 This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.
The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More
April 29, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The frontpage has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.
Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly... 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
August 8, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863 Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Po... See More
January 17, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1863 Certainly the most historic content would be the page 2 complete printing of: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" which is the full text of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.
Half of the front page: "The Teamsters' Duel" showing two Black men ... See More
September 20, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1862 Dramatic full front page illustration: "A Gallant Color-Bearer" is by Thomas Nast. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Campaign" showing many views; "Preparations for Defense at Cincinnati--Citizens in the Trenches" showing "Troops Crossing to Covington" and 2 other images.
Historic & drama... See More
March 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1862 Certainly one of more notable issues of the Civil War as the focus is on the historic naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
The front page features a print of: "Lieutenant Worden, U.S.N., Commanding the 'Monitor' " with text on him as well, and also a print of: "The Ericsson Steel-Clad Battery 'Monitor'... See More
May 4, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1861 The full front page is taken up with a famous print: "The House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter" showing men & women viewing the battle in the harbor.
Inside has a full page: "Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia Showing the Probable Theatre of the War", and "The Great Meeting In Union Square, New Yo... See More
April 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1861 The front page shows: "General Thomas Swearing In the Volunteers Called Into the Service of the United States at Washington, D.C." plus there is also text on: "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter".
Inside includes a dramatic full pg: "The Interior of Fort Sumter During the Bombardment" and also a full page: "Map of ... See More
November 12, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1859 Two ftpg. prints showing "The Prisoner (John) Brown & His Boston Counsel" and another showing John Brown at "The Arraignment" plus an article: "Will John Brown be Hanged?" plus a very nice fullpg. scene: "The Trial of John Brown for Treason & Murder" plus a lengthy related article. There is... See More
October 17, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1857 The front page illustration of "Alexander Grant, Fireman of the 'Central America'" accompanies the article entitled "Alexander Grant, the Man Who Couldn't Be Drowned". Two illustrations inside pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "What Steenburger Saw in the Harem" and "G... See More
October 3, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1857 The front page article: "Thrilling Narrative of a Ship-Wrecked Passenger on Board the 'Central America" features the nearly half-page illustration 'Wreck of the Central America, Adrift on the Ocean'. Five nice illustrations on two pages regarding: 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and... See More
September 26, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1857 This issue contains the first report of 'The "Central America", the great ship wreck: "...The catastrophe which we all deplore -- which in the midst of panic strikes a deeper thrill... we can only sympathize and bow in humility, confessing human weakness, and saying, 'Thy will be done!'"
The front page feature... See More
Item #120488THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1711-1712 One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.
Item #120185THE SPECTATOR, London, 1711-1712 (untrimmed) One of the most famous of the early newspapers & by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, some foxing, single sheet. The image shown is representative of the condition and look of the issue you will receive. Actual dates vary but will be dated within 1711 or 1712. Note: No red ink stamps are present.
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