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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.
March 8, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1873 Frontpage illustration of "Wilkie Collins" with his signature; Fullpage illustration: 'American Field Sports' is a handsome print on duck hunting, with dogs; Fullpage: 'Italian Minstrel Boys and Their Masters'; Doublepage centerfold "Princes and Chiefs of Western India".
Complete in 16 pages and... See More
August 19, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Aug. 19, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Johnny Rich." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. pertaining to "Two Great Questions: Who is Ingersoll's Co.? and Who Stole the People's Money?" Full pg. illus. of "The Staten Island Ferry Boat Disaster-Recovery of Dead Bodies at Whitehall Slip." Dblpgctrfld. of "A Sketch from ... See More
May 28, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1870 The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "In the Pasture". Scenes from Egypt include: 'Death of the Giraffe' and 'Traversing the Desert' on camels, and 'Tearing the Hippopotamus to Pieces'. Nice full page shows: 'The International Yacht Race', showing the English and American entries. Halfpg: 'Wr... 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
September 5, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1868 Fullpg: 'Collecting the Customs--Operations of the Customs Inspectors & Agents at N.Y.' shows 5 scenes. Great fullpg: 'Scenes in Alaska' & 'A Chinese Wedding'. Complete in sixteen pages.
July 25, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1868 Horatio Seymour, democratic nominee, ftpg. - full page Winslow Homer illus. "New England Factory Life", "Bell Time" - The Freedmen's Bureau, Scene in Printing House Square, New York City, Elevated railway in Greenwich St., New York City, and Electioneering At The South".
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related... See More
February 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865 The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More
August 13, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 13, 1864 The front page has: "General Hooker Riding Along His Lines on the Morning of July 21, 1861" and "The Late Major-General James McPherson" & "Major-General Oliver C. Howard".
Other prints within include: "Army of the Potomac--Inspection of the Second Pennsylvania, Colonel Gibson" "...General Stannard... See More
May 7, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1864 The full front page is a print: "Union Scouts In Louisiana". Inside has a very notable full page print: "Negroes Escaping Out of Slavery" as well as "Stock Gambling at Gallagher's Evening Exchange" and "Repulse of the Rebels at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana". Other prints include: "Freedman's Village, ... See More
December 5, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863 The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More
July 25, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1863 The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant ("Unconditional Surrender" Grant)". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Vicksburg--View Upon the Extreme Right, Showing the Mississippi River Above and Below Vicksburg"; a full page with 4 prints: "The Siege of Vicksburg--Blowing Up the ... See More
July 4, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1863 Half of the front page is taken up with a somber print: "Execution, by Hanging, of Two Rebel Spies, Williams and Peters, In the Army of the Cumberland" with text as well.
Other prints within include two full pages on: "Our Works Before Vicksburg--Battery Powell--Battery Hickenlooper"; a nice doublepage centerfold: "Charge ... 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
June 9, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 9, 1860 Full front pg. illus. of "General Giuseppe Garibaldi." Inside contains a "Map of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The City of Messina, in Sicily." Large illus. spanning across the bottom of two pgs. of "General View of the City of Naples, with Mount Vesuvius in the Distance." 1/2 pg. illus. of the "E... See More
December 31, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints ... See More
February 5, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1859. An interesting medical issue, with a two page article: 'Dr. Horace Green and His Method', showing several medical instruments, and three 'Anatomical Views of the Throat, Lungs, etc.'
The front page features a nearly halfpage illustration "A Difference of Opinion" which is a dual view on embracing the cold. An article "... See More
January 1, 1918
OFFICIAL BULLETIN, Washington, DC, 1918. An unusual newspaper published daily by the "Committee on Public Information", meant to keep the public informed of both political & military matters, particularly during the WWI period. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be of a slightly different date but will have the format as shown. Sixteen pages measuri... See More
Item #120350THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.
A single sheet newspaper prin... See More
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