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THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar). This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were pu... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665
* The Great Plague is Over ?
* Queen Henrietta Maria returns
The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and joy of this Court, having been met by His Majesty...&qu... See More
THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 4, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)
* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had
This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from Lond... See More
THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22
* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had
This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself fr... See More
THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666
* Very early title
* The Great Plague
This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually found... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, September 3, 1666
* The Great London Fire issue (historic)
This issue certainly ranks as one of the premiere issues of all 17th century newspapers, announcing one of the most tragic events of the period.
This issue was published during the outbreak of what would be known as the Great London Fire, which destroyed much of the city of London. Since it was an early rep... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant.
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THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1666
* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had
* Report on the great plague (rare)
A front page report from "Deale" mentions in part that: "...This day arrived a Vessel from Virginia of 300 Tuns." And, with regard to the Plague, it reports: "This Town is, God be praised, in a good condition of health; and begins again t... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 27, 1666
* Earliest of newspapers to be had
* The Great Plague deaths
The front page has a very brief Judaica item from Vienna: "The Jews have made their present to the Empress of a large silver bason, and in it a child of silver, or excellent workmanship, weighting 28 Mark."
The bottom of the back page has the weekly report of deaths from ... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1668 This is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having just begun 3 years previous in 1665 & is still publishing today.
The ftpg. has a brief item: "The Captain General has emploied 500 Christian slaves taken & redeemed by him in the defeat formerly given by him to the Beiler Gallies for the defence of ... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685
* Death of King Charles II
* In a British newspaper
All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February.
The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best ... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 13, 1718
* Early 18th century
This issue is over 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well.
A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7... See More
Included within are: "Whitefield's Character of Man Justified" "Filtering Ciste
There is also a nice & lengthy: &... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1765 Over two pages are taken up with a fine and quite detailed article on America, its geography, economy, and relations with England. It begins: "The British empire on the continent of America is well known to be extremely extensive, and is, by our late conquests, and the cessions that have been made to us, become entirely compact..." ... See More
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], England, March 23, 1767 Page 3 has an interesting item: "Last week the skeleton of a man in setters, with one jaw and some of the large bones perfect, was dug up in removing some ground in our Castle Green, eastward of the ruins of the old County Hall, memorable as the place wherein was held the fatal black assize, in the year 1577... upwards of 500 o... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768 Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt. It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse. Also within this issue is a mention of "A Portugal... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768 Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt. It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse. Also within this issue is a mention of "A Portugal... See More
* John Hancock death (1st report)
* American revolution patriot
* Declaration of Independence fame
Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, December, 1793 Among the many articles is: "Means for the Recovery of Persons Apparently Drowned" which takes a full page. Near the back are various news reports including items headed: "American Intelligence" which takes over half a page. Most of this content is political related, plus there is a report of the abatement of the Yello... See More
Included are the 3 full page plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full t... See More
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Oct. 1, 1795
* Uncommon title
The ftpg. has two items on the Yellow Fever which was ravaging the East Coast at the time. Inside has: "Peace Between France & Spain" and another item begins: "There has a general and (apparently) sincere peace just taken place between the Creeks and the United States..." with some detail.
Four pages, ... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1797 Near the back is a brief bit of news headed: "America" which reports on the: "...horrid ravages lately made by the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, Baltimore, new Providence, etc., etc..." with ore (see).
Included are both full page plates called for.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of S... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799
* Two President John Adams script signatures
* Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards
* Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital
* Moses Gill proclamation and script signature
The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for ... See More
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1800 Near the back is news headed: "America" which reports on the Yellow Fever epidemic noting: "America, too, is at once a prey to a malignant fever & a most extensive & alarming insurrection among the Negroes, incited, as is said, by French emissaries & urged to slaughter every white person (except French) that falls wi... See More
Complete in 55 pages and is in nice condition due to the use ... See More
BOSTON GAZETTE, Feb. 15, 1810 Page 3 has a very unusual obituary prefaced with a statement that says: "Seldom have we had to record so melancholy a catastrophe as that which follows. To see our fine army of 2000 men reduced to nothing in so short a space of time, has cast a gloom over the people, who naturally ask, ‘What calamity is to assail us next?’ " After this is a... See More
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1816 One of the more notable items in this issue is the very unusual--are quite rare--full page map headed: "Plan of Algiers" which is a somewhat crude illustration of the town, with various details.
Among other reports in this issue are: "The Right & Power of Suffrage", "Convention of Maine", "Yellow Fev... See More
MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, August 5, 1829
* Rare St. Vitus' Dance disease
* Early 19th century original
Among the page 3 obituaries listed under "Died" is one about an 11-year girl afflicted with St. Vitus's dance, plus mention of a brother "...who died a few years since...afflicted with the same disorder."
News of the ... See More
THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed in the masthead, Philadelphia, Sept. 14, 1831 Among the articles within are: "Epidemic Diseases" "The Eye" which includes a cross-section of it (see); "History of the Indian Cholera" & more.
Sixteen pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, scattered foxing, nice condition.... See More
THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed in the masthead, Philadelphia, September 28, 1831 Among the articles within are: "The Russian Cholera"; "Causes of the Epidemic Cholera"; "Syrp of Milk"; "The Acclimating Principle of Plants"; "The Pleasures of a Canter"; & more.
Six... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 1, 1832
* Bad Axe Massacre
* Black Hawk War
* Mordecai Manuel Noah - Jewish
An inside page has: "Affairs With the Indians" takes over a full page and has much detail on what was known as the Battle of Bad Axe, or the Bad Axe Massacre. This was the final battle of the Black Hawk War, marking the end of the war between settlers a... See More
* Texas to be a State ?
* Santa Anna
* Quapaw Indians
A page 2 report from Texas states in part that "...one of the Commissioners had returned from the city of Mexico, with the most friendly assurances from President Santa Anna, that Texas will become a State of the Union.... ".
Also has a detailed letter from the Sub-Agent for t
EVENING POST, New York, September 14, 1833.
* Italian sculptor Enrico Causici death
* 19th century original
On page 2 under "Obituary" is a report stating that the famous sculpture Enrico Causici died at Havana from the Asiatic cholera. Describes him as the "...most successful pupil of the renowned Canova..." and says in part that he "...executed the two basso reli... See More
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 2, 1834 Page 2 has a simply one sentence report, interesting nonetheless: "A public dinner was given to col. David Crockett, at Louisville, Kentucky, on his way home."
Page 3 has a curious item about death caused by drinking cold water (a common thought in the 19th century--see), followed by a report noting: "The cholera...exists ... See More
* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
* Front Page Poem
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1857 Early from the first year (issue #5) with relatively few illustrations, but including a nice one of; "Dr. Livingstone, the African Explorer". Also is an article "Walker and Nicaragua". A few scenes from Russia. "More Insanity" showing several cures.
Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), an... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1857 Several illustrations from Australia's gold fields including scenes captioned: 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields on Mt. Alexander' and a view of 'Melbourne'. Also an illustration of 'James Boswell' but very few illustrations otherwise.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additio... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857 A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.
Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1857 The front page features an article entitled "After Walker, What Next?" Inside: 'The Story of India Rubber' includes an illustration of 'Charles Goodyear, the American Inventor' and illustrations of 'Tapping the Rubber Tree'. "An Albany Dutchman in Holland" which features several small illustrations.
Com... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1857 Front page includes "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" an illustration of 'Bethany' in Palestine. Inside has a nice & quite early quarter-page view of the 'City of Louisville, Kentucky'. Quarter page: 'St. Luke's Home for Indigent Females'.
"The Jamestown Celebration" Jamestown, Virginia (Jamestown S... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1857 Fine front page illustration plus an article on: "The New York Stock Board In Session" being a fine and early graphic on the Stock Exchange. "Barth's Travels in North and Central Africa" features several illustrations. "Flirtation at Newport" article features several small illustrations. The "Home the Am... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1858 The front page features an article "The Honorable Edward Everett" with a nearly half-page illustration of the same. "The Red Petticoat and its Pedigree" features several fashion illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" has a one-third page illustration "Fountain at Antioch" and a smaller illustration... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1858 The front page features an article "The Honorable Edward Everett" with a nearly half-page illustration of the same. "The Red Petticoat and its Pedigree" features several fashion illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" has a 1/3 page illustration "Fountain at Antioch" and a smaller illustration "... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1858
* Dred Scott death
* Famed Slave
* Slavers - ships
Page 4 contains a very brief, yet significant, report headed: "Death of Dred Scot" with the actual text not much longer, reading: "Dred Scott died in this city on Friday night last." with a dateline of St. Louis, Sept. 20, 1858.
In the same column on this page is "Later From... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1859 Half front page illustration of 'Rev. J.W. Cummings, D.D.' also features an accompany article. "Employment of Women" features an article and many small illustrations of women working in Douglas & Sherwood's Skirt Manufactory. "The Pope's Railway Car" article also features three illustrations. Two one-thir... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of a "General View Of Harper's Ferry, Showing the Bridge, Armory, Adjacent Hills, Etc." An article "The Late Invasion at Harper's Ferry" also features two 1/4 page prints: "Portrait Of Ossawattomie Brown" and "Brown, His Son, and Another Of The Outlaws... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1860 Illus. of: 'Hon. Martin J. Crawford, of Ga.'. Halfpg. shows: 'Rev. W. Corbit Preaching to Thieves & Harlots'. Nearly halfpg: 'Narrow Escape of a Balloonist at Savannah'. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 21, 1860 Front pg has two nice illustrations: "Mr. Chenery's Stables at Belmont, Massachusetts, Where the Cattle Disease--Pleuro-Pheumonia--First Appeared" and "Part of Mr. Chenery's Herd". Fullpg. with two great illustrations of: "Our American Trotting Horses". Nice & displayable dblpgctrfld: "Review of t... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1861 The full front page is a print: "Constituent Convention of Virginia Assembled in the Custom House at Wheeling, Ohio Co." Among the full page prints within are: "Birds-Eye View of the Mississippi River & the Adjacent Country From St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico"; "Scenes of Camp & Army Life in General Williams&... See More
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, 1861
* From the Confederate capital
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page reports are those headed: "Another Letter from the Rev. H. A. Henderson--Affairs in Kentucky" "Camp Life In Texas--A Queer Case of Cholera" and other items including a great wealth of ads. War news continues on ... See More
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
* Raising the Black Flag - the end of Yellow Fever Epidemic
THE COUNTRYMAN, Turnwold, Putnam County, Georgia, Oct. 6, 1862
* Only known title to be published on a Southern Plantation (Turnwold Plantation)
* From Joel Chandler Harris's own personal collection
* Non-J.C.H. issues are quite valuable in and of themselves
* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg, Maryland
A fascinating little newspaper which perhaps is most famous for being the only... See More
* Rebel's Attack Newbern
This 8 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes the following headline... See More
THE EVENING POST, New York, August 20, 1863 This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with SMALL one column INSIDE PAGE headline(s): "Yellow Fever at New Orleans" "Sickness Amo... See More
* Union occupation title
In March of 1862 at Port Royal, after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a military command, the newspaper sought to provide mostly military but no political news for the soldiers, so as not to distract them from their mission which was the suppression of the r
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 9, 1865 The front page is mostly taken up with a print: "In The Woods" by W. F. Dobson. Inside contains a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant's Reception at Galena, Illinois" and another full page: "Whitefield Preaching in Moorfields, A.D. 1742".
Other prints include: "House Presented to General Grant by the Citize... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 23, 1865 The front page shows: "Champ Ferguson & His Guard", the Kentucky guerrilla arrested for murder, once a protege of John Morgan. Also on the front page are: "Hiram Oliver" and "John W. Hartup". Inside has prints of: "Dover Mills, on the James River & Kanawha Canal, Virginia" "Rockett's Landin... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1865 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the nearly quarter-page captioned: "View of Darlington Court House and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina". There is an article: "Amy Spain" beneath the print. See the hyperlink for much more on the case of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1865 The front page has prints of: "Hon. Charles Adams" and "Earl Russell" with articles on each. Prints within include: "Thomas Carlyle" "View of the Tobacco Exchange, Corner of Virginia and Cary Streets, Richmond, Virginia" "Interior of the Seabrook Tobacco Warehouse at Richmond, Virginia" "R... See More
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
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865 The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City". Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The double... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 16, 1865 Most of the front page is a print: "The Bible and the Monk" with a related article. The most intriguing print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold: "Central Park, New York City--The Grand Drive".
Other prints within include: "A Visit to the Gallery of Bones" in Paris, and "The Catacombs of Pa... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1865 This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and very displayable.
The full front page is a prin... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1866 Ftpg. shows the : 'Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas'. Inside fullpg: 'Winter' & 'Types of American Beauty' & 'Sentencing Mr. Edward Ketchum in the Court'
Complete in 16 pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The front page of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story. A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866 The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 17, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Snuffing the Candle for Grandpa." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Railroad Bridge Across the Hudson River at Albany, New York." Ten small illus. pertaining to "Jerusalem from the Golden Gate, Showing the Temple Area in the Fore Ground, with the Mosques and Minarets in the Holy Place." Four small illus. perta... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1866 Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Colonel Theodore S. Bowers, General Grant's Adjutant General." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Paying United States Pensioners at the Pension Office in the New York Custom House." Inside: 2/3 pg. illus. of "Charles Sumner." Dblpgctrfld. of "Queen Victoria Opening Her Seventh Parliament,... See More
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
HARPER'S WEEKLY April 7, 1866 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Richmond Bridgewell, Dublin, from which HeadCentre Stephens Escaped." Also a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Fenian Conspiracy in Ireland-Marching Prisoners into the County Prison at Cork." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Thaddeus Stevens." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Canadian Volunteers After Drill." Full pg. ill... See More
Map of Georgia... Celebration the abolition of slavery in Washington D.C... Cotton team in North Carolina...
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1866 Ftpg. shows: 'The Levee at Cincinnati, Ohio'. One-quarter pg: 'Map of New York Bay'. Halfpg: 'On the Mississippi--Religious Services on Board the 'Ruth' '. Very nice fullpg: 'View of Shockoe Creek Valley, Richmond, Va.' & fullpg: 'Cotton Team in N. Carolina' shows black men leading a cart load of cotton... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1866 Ftpg. has two scenes in 'Memphis, Tenn., During the Riot' one showing: 'Shooting down Negroes' and the other 'Burning a Freedmen's School House'. Three-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Edwin M. Stanton'. Nice fullpg. with 2 illus. of: 'Little Rock, Ark.' fullpg: 'Crevasse on Chim's Plantation, West Baton Rouge, ... See More
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, June 23, 1866
* Cholera outbreak
Page 2 has a small one column heading: "Cholera" See images for text here.
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 18, 1866 Ftpg: 'Office of the American Telegraph Company, Corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, New York' Very nice fullpg: 'The Excitement in New Orleans - View on St. Charles St.' Fullpg: 'Sunday in New Orleans - The French Market'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The City and Valley of the Great Salt Lake, Utah' is a fine view, plus illus... See More
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
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.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1866 Full ftpg. shows 'Arkansas Travelers', armed men on horseback. Two halfpg. illus. on the Atlantic Cable & the ship 'Great Eastern' which laid it. Halfpg. 'International Suspension Bridge' at Niagara Falls. Halfpg. shows a: 'Barbecue at Augusta, Georgia'. Full page 'Presentations of Medals to the Veterans of Brookl... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 22, 1866 Half of the ftpg: 'A Mississippi Steamboat Making a Landing at Night'. Halfpg: 'Infant Class at the Five Points Mission, N.Y.C., Receiving Lunch'. Fullpg. of the railroad bridge '...connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace'. Great fullpg. whaling print: 'Taking a Whale' is displayable.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1867. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ice Bridge Across the East River-Rescue of Persons on the Broken Ice." Also, a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late N.P. Willis" and a 1/6 pg. illus. of ""Idlewild," Residence of the Late N.P. Willis." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Pope Pius The Ninth." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Po... See More
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.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 16, 1867
* Yellow fever epidemic along the Gulf Coast
* Galveston and Corpus Christi, Texas
Page 3 has an article headed: "Yellow Fever" "Ravages of the Yellow Fever at Galveston and Corpus Christi" (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Eight pages, some wear with a fe... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, September 19, 1867
* John Wilkes Booth
* Mother's wish denied
Page 5 has a report from Baltimore: "The Government Refuse to Give the Remains of Wilkes Booth to His Brother"
The Report reads: "Mr. Edwin Booth...has made application again for the remains of his brother, pleading...that his mother, being very aged, craves the dead body... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY Sept. 21, 1867 Full front pg. illus. of "The Raccoon Hunt." Inside: 1/3 pg. illus. of "Disaster to Shipping in the White Sea." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Seal Hunting as Practiced by the Norwegians." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Fairmount Water Works, Near Philadelphia." Small illus. of "Whale Captured Near Tiverton, Rhode Island." 1/2 pg. illus.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1868 The front page shows: 'Effect of the Tidal Wave at St. Thomas, West Indies'. Nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'Winter - A Skating Scene'. Doublepage centerfold with 10 scenes: 'Among the Wrecker of the New Jersey Coast' (Barnegat Light-House). 1/4 page portraits of 'James Payne, Third President of Liberia... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1868 Front page illustration shows: 'The Dead-Letter Office at Washington', with text as well. Very nice full page Winslow Homer: 'St. Valentine's Day -The Old Story in All Lands'. Doublepage centerfold article and illustration 'Israel in Egypt.' A half-page portrait of 'J. Ross Browne' (American traveler, artist... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1868 The full front page of the issue is of the illustration entitled 'Body of Thaddeus Stevens Lying in State at the Capitol, Washington' with several Black soldier guards. A text articles on "Thaddeus Stevens" and a halfpage 'Scene at the Deathbed of Thaddeus Stevens' and one-third "The Late Thaddeus Stevens of Pennsy... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly full page illustration entitled "The Declaration". A halfpage features 2 scenes of: 'Bee Hunting in the Adirondacks' with an accompanying article. A one-third page 'Wreck of the U.S. Steamer Suwanee' as well as a quarter-page illustration "Wreck of the Steamer 'H... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1869 The front page shows: 'Annual Regatta of the New York Yacht Club, June 10, 1869 - Rounding of the Light-ship'. Half page illustrations are of 'Mob in Front of the Captain-General's Palace, Havana, Cuba'; "Palm-House in the Botanic Garden, Foot of Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C."; "The Sea of Galilee" and &quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1869 The front page illustration is of the 'New Mercantile Library Building, San Francisco, California'. A full page illustration is of 'Plaza De Armas, Havana, Showing the Captain-General's Palace.' Two half page illustrations are 'Boat House of the London Rowing Club on the Thames' and "The Crab-Tree Inn, on the Thames... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls Dam, Minnesota' along with illustrations of 'Gov. J.W. Geary, of Pennsylvania' and "Gov. R. B. Hayes, of Ohio'. A nearly halfpage is of the 'New Fish Market, New York City'. Articles of "Hon. John R. Brady" and "Pres. Eli... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1870 The front page features a nearly fullpage illustration: "Let Us Have Peace" shows Grant shaking hands with an Indian. Inside the issue is a halfpage: "Landing Tropical Fruits at Burling Slip, New York". Prints of billiard players "A. P. Rudolph" and "Cyrille Dion". Great fullpage: "Indians on The Warpat... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 13, 1870.
* Early poker cards manufacturing
Page 6 article:
* Playing Cards
* How and Where They are Made, and How Many--Cards of Different Countries--Extend of Card Manufacture in This Country--Things Not Generally Known.
Takes about 1 3/4 columns.
Other news of the day includes: "Yellow Fever" "Crimes and Criminals&q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1870 Full front page illustration entitled "Anxious times-French Peasant Women Reading News from the Battle Field." Inside are six illustrations pertaining to "Iceland."Doublepage illustration. of "The Crown Prince of Prussia Conferring the "Iron Cross" Upon a Soldier in the Park of Versailles." A 1/3 page illustra... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1871 Fullpg: 'The Banishment of Winter'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon with an Indian getting turned down to vote. 1/3 pg: 'California Terminus of the Central Pacific Railroad'.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1871 Two pages with 4 scenes concerning: 'The Tammany Riot' in N.Y. City. Doublepage centerfold features 6 Nast political cartoons captioned: 'Something That Will Not Blow Over'. Quarter pg. view of 'Buenos Ayres'.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 2 1871 Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Rich Crowing Richer, the Poor Growing Poorer". Nice doublepage centerfold: "Summer Palaces of the Tammany Ring" includes buildings in Greenwich & Norwalk.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1872 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Any Thing To Get In." Inside has a full page: "A Negro Camp- Meeting in the South" showing many African-Americans. Also: "The Right Honorable the Earl of Dufferin, the New Governor-General of Canada"; a halfpg; "University Boat Race at Springfield, Mas... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1872 Full front page illus. of "Two Veteran French Statesmen-MM. Guizot and Theirs." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "It Never Rains But it Pours." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Superstition in France-Pilgrims to the Shrine of the Lady of Lourdes."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Apollo Amusing the Gods." Full ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1872 Full ftpg: 'Early Birds: or, Christmas Morning' shows two children playing with toys. Two fullpg. Nast cartoons. Halfpg: 'Wide Awake--Christmas-Eve' shows a Black family. 19
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.
The front page shows: "Christmas Dinner Gone!" with two Black men chasing a rabbit. In... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873
* Caricaturist Thomas Nast
* Christmas - Santa Claus
Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.
There are many other prints in the i... See More
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, July 22, 1873
* Mount Vernon, Indiana
* Cholera epidemic
* Jackson, Tennessee fire disaster
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
The front page has one column headings: "Mt. Vernon, Ind." "The Cholera Abating" "Jackson, Tenn." "The Town Destroyed by Fire" and more.
Comp... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Mammoth and the Hairy Rhinoceros." Inside is a full pg. WINSLOW HOMER PRINT of "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." Full pg. illus. of "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island." Full pg. illus. of "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Superstitions." Full pg. illus. of "Burn... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 1, 1873 Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming".
Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" inc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1873 The front page has portrait of "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P." which spans 2/3 of a page. Additionally, a full page illustration pertaining to "Annexed to New York-Scenes in Westchester County." can be found.
Three 1/6 page portraits of "The Hon. Abraham R. Lawrence, The Hon. Claudius L. Monell, and The Hon. Gilber... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1873 Full front page political cartoon: 'The Cuban Question' shows President Grant with Miss Liberty; Two full pages: 'The Butchery in Cuba--Victims of Spanish Barbarity' and 'The Butchery in Cuba'; Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Spanish Bull in Cuba Gone Mad'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Bashful M... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1874 Nice ftpg: 'Irrigation In Colorado--Letting Water Into a Side Sluice-Way' Two halfpg: 'Indians Offering Gifts To The Dead' & 'Indian Canoe Race' Fullpg. Nast cartoon "The Greatest Joke of the Century". 3/4 pg "Italian Acrobats".
Doublepage centerfold "The Czar of Russia in England -- the Debark... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 19, 1875
* Grasshopper plague in Kansas
* Crops destroyed
This 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
Page 2 has one column headings: "THE GRASSHOPPER PLAGUE" "The Condition Of Kansas" "The Bad Choice Of Lands The Cause Of The Famine" and more (see photos).
Complete, nice condition.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1875 The full ftpg. is: "In a Russian Village--'Master's coming!' ". Halfpg: "The Columbia Boat House" & "The Yale Boat House". There is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: "Battle of Bunker Hill--Watching the Fight From Copp's Hill, In Boston" which was his very last for Harper's Week... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 14, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The British Lion Loose in the House of Commons." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Off the scent." Full pg. illus. of "A Seltzer Water Cart-A Street Scene in Berlin, Prussia." Full pg. illus. of "Morning on the Moors." Full pg. illus. of "Up in the Crow's Nest-The Look-Out of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 13, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The Elective System: or Master & Slave". Fullpg: "The Ocean Yacht Race" & fullpg: "The Revivalists in Brooklyn". Halfpg: "An Indian Agency--Distributing Rations"
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood"
Perh... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1876 The front page shows a nice full-page Revolutionary War themed illustration: 'Dangerous Ground' shows man soldiers. Two full page illustrations entitled 'The Centennial - Random Sketches' and 'The Centennial - Present Aspects of the Food Question.' Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: 'The Crowning Insult to Him Who O... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1876 Full front page by Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Why We Laugh" - Pro Tem'; Four full page illustration on the The Centennial, one showing 'The Crush on Opening Day at Elm & Belmont Avenues'; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "'Tis The Times' Plague, When Madmen Lead The Blind"'
C... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Hen(dricks)-Pecked'. An article entitled 'The Ku-Klux.' Full page Nast cartoon showing Indians entitled 'Bill Passed providing for Two New Military Posts by the Generous Democratic House'. A.B. Frost doublepage centerfold: 'The Intercollegiate Regatta, Saratoga Lake, Ju... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 7, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: '"Croppies, Lie Down"'; Full page scenes from The Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia; Half page: 'The Capture of Tweed--The Bay of Vigo, Spain, and Fort San Sebastian', with a very famous three-quarter page Thomas Nast cartoon showing the print (seen by o... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1876 Famous full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Willie, We Have Missed You!', and another great fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a large Republican elephant "The Elephant Walks Around - and the Still Hunt is Nearly Over". A famous Black-related Nast doublepage centerfold: "He Wants A Change Too" showing a Black with... See More
THE WEEKLY ANTIOCH LEDGER, Contra Costa County, California, Jan. 13, 1877
* Rare Old West title
This is one of the oldest communities in California having been founded in 1850. It is in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay, formerly known as Smith's Landing and Marshs Landing, in 1850 a plague infested the city and wiped out most of the population.
A broad range of content wit... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 29, 1877
* Ben DeBar death
* American actor-manager
* Nice title to have in
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "Ben. De Bar" "Death of the Great Actor and Manager" "Some Account of His Disease and Moments" and more. (see) Lengthy text.
This issu... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877
* Brigham Young death (1st report)
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Chief Sitting Bull
The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions d... See More
CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, October 10, 1877
* Chief Joseph captured
* Black Hills
Page 4 has column heads including "The Indian War--Reported Capture of Chief Joseph", "The Sufferings from Yellow Fever at Fernandina" and "Highway Robbers in the Black Hills Region".
Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 10, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Noble Red Man--The Annual Plague of Chief 'Bloody Murder' on the Borders' shows two Indians stalking a house. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of: 'Incidents of an Ocean Trip'. Great dblpgctrfld:' Scenes & Incidents on Coney Island' showing 6 scenes & is very displayable.
Other news and... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, August 26, 1878
* Yellow fever - jack
* Memphis & New Orleans epidemic
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "The Great Plague" "Spreading To Other Parts" "The Largest Death Rate" and more.
Complete, minor margin wea... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1878
* SS Princess Alice sinking
* Collier Bywell Castle collision
* River Thames
The front page has one column headings: "THE THAMES CATASTROPHE" "Log Of The Steamer Bywell Castle" and more. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in good condi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1878 Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Elevated Railroad - View in Franklin Square." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Skirmish with an Unwelcome Intruder." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Locusts in South India - Driving Them From the Fields." Full pg. illus. of "The Highlands of the Hudson, From Anthony's Nose, Looki... See More
DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 11, 1878
* Rare Old West title
* Yellow fever epidemic
The ftpg. and pg. 3 have reports concerning the Memphis Yellow Fever Epidemic. An interesting ftpg. report: "A Kentucky Bear--Mr. Wilson's Struggle for Life With a Bear in Rowan County".
Four pages, very nice condition.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1878 The full front page illustration is captioned: "Is Sercierty to be Reorganized? Is the Wurkin'-man to Hev His Rights? That's Wot I Wants to Know!". Inside prints include a full page: 'Picking Peaches in Delaware'. There is a very dramatic and displayable doublepage centerfold captioned: 'From Mine to Mill'. G... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific doublepage centerfold titled: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses" which is the quintessential print for any lover of American wines. A beautiful print for display.
Other prints in this issue include a full ftpg. cartoonish scene: "The Veteran Butler on ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 12, 1878 Nice full ftpg: 'Pack Mule Train Of A Govt. Surveying Party In Colorado'. Comic fullpg: 'The G. Washington Jones Family Return From Paris' Fullpg: 'Types Of Tramps'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1878 Nice fullpg. Nast: 'The Crowning Point of His Life' & another Nast fullpg. showing Uncle Sam. Fullpg: 'Northern Entrance to the Highlands of the Hudson' is nice and a full page illustration: "Too Late for the Coach--An Old Time Incident" by Reinhart.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "In the Matrimonial Market Again." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "For the Fever Stricken-Collection of Clothing in New York." Four small illus. pertaining to "The Destroyer-Capeain Ericsson's New Torpedo Boat." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "A Lover's Tiff." Dblpgctrfld. of &... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1878 (with Christmas Supplement . Ftpg: Th. Nast political cartoon: "Spoiling for a fight". Dblpgctrfld: "Christmas Fairy Gifts". Full pg. illus. "Patience until the Indian is civilized - so to speak". Full pg. illus: A Chinese Fortuneteller.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 1... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Quarter-pg. shows: 'Gov. Pitkin, Colorado' Fullpg; 'The War in the Transvaal'. Two halfpg. 'Blackville' illustrations, being cartoonish. Nast fullpg. cartoon. There are two full page illustrations: "The Family Jewel" and "A Dreary Day".
Other news and advertisements of the day a... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1879 Full ftpg. by Th. Nast: 'Coming Back to Mother England's Apron Strings'. Halfpg: 'Indian Chief Having His Hair Dressed' & 'Across the Missouri by Rail, at Bismarck, Dakota Terr.' Fullpg. Nast: 'A Matter of Taste'. There is a full page print: "The Martha Washington Reception, Academy of Music, New York-... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Extra Session." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Blackville Medical Man" and "The Blackville School Master." 1/2 pg. portrait of "William Lloyd Garrison." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Going to the Derby at Shanghai." Full pg. Nast illus. of "National Import... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1879
* Yellow fever - jack
* Memphis, Tennessee crisis
The front page has: "THE GRASP OF THE RIVER" "Memphis Rapidly Becoming Deserted" and more.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Halfpg: 'A Little Black Tea At Blackville'. Fullpg: 'The New Iron Pier At West Brighton Beach, Coney Island'. Halfpg: 'Four Celebrated Setters' (dogs). There are two 2/3 page prints: "Among the Tenement-Houses During the Heated Term--Just Before Daybreak" and "A Narrow Way in Cairo&q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 16, 1879 Full ftpg. Th. Nast cartoon, re. hazing at West Point. Fullpg: 'Umbrella Sketches' halfpg: 'En Route For Kansas--Fleeing from the Yellow Fever' shows a Black family leaving. Full page print: "Breaking the News". Half page print: "The Little Ida" and 3/4 page print: "The Young Zither Player".
Other n... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1879 Full ftpg. is a Nast cartoon: 'Time Works Wonders' is concerning race relations. Nice fullpg. horse-racing print is displayable: 'The Brighton Beach Fair Grounds, Coney Is.'
Fullpg. of text & 7 scenes of: 'Bits of New Jersey Coast Scenery' including Atlantic City & Ocean Grove.
Other news and advertisements of t... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It is Whispered Again that Tilden Has Given In." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The United States Steamer 'Marion' in Quarantine at Flores Island, Off Montevideo." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Cruelty to Children - How the Little Waifs of the Street are Treated."
Doublepage ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The 'Harmonious Tribe' in Ambush". Great fullpg: "The New Summer Resort at Long Beach".
Halfpg. print: "Parade-Day" shows Blacks, with one man in a band uniform. Full page print: "Going to the Spring". A full page Nast cartoon: "General Inspection" plu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The North means business". Fullpg: 'In & About Rugby--The English Colony in Tennessee'. Fullpg: 'Hqts. of the National Republican Committee, Fifth Ave., N.Y.' & halfpg: 'The Lenox Library, Fifth Ave., New York City'.
Full page: "Call You That Backing Of Your Fri... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1880 Full ftpg. Th. Nast illus. shows a good view of the Republican elephant created by Thomas Nast, with the cartoon captioned: "The Republican Pachyderm Alive & Kicking" . Full page political cartoon by Gillam captioned "Victory!" showing the Republican candidate, James Garfield. Nice prints of James A. Garfield and Cheste... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The People's Pleasure-Ground Appropriated." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Statue of Alexander Hamilton, Central Park." Several small portraits of various men. 2/3 pg. portrait of "Cardinal Newman." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Sailor's Return - Home Once More." 2/3... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1881 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Foreign Encroachment'. Nice full page: 'The Ice-blockade in the Rivers & Bay'. Nice full page: 'Miseries of a January Thaw in New York' includes 9 vignettes. Three-Quarter page: "Military Field-Sports - Wrestling on Horseback". Dramatic half page: 'Out on a ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast: 'The Fair in the Central Park' shows Grant. Fullpg: 'The Inauguration of Pres. Garfield--Scenes in Washington' shows 5 scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Inauguration of Pres. Garfield' is very displayable. Another fullpg. Nast political cartoon.
Other news and advertisements of the day are include... See More