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Item #205977THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1826 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. VERY INTERESTING READING from the day it was first reported including an article on new harmony by Mr. Owen's. (SEE... See More
March 29, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1902 Frontpage photo The Man of the Northwest - Mr. James J. Hill; In the Amen Corner; fullpage photos Emperor William's Gift to the Germanic Museum; fullpage photos The Semi-Centennial of the Sault Ste. Marie Canal; fullpage illustration "Easter in the Children's Ward" by Stevens; Easter Observances in Russia with photos; Easter Day ... See More
Item #205598THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November,1748 The most significant content in this issue would be the "General & Definitive Treaty of Peace", more commonly known as the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle which ended the War of the Austrian Succession. This treaty takes five pages.
Other items in this issue are: "A Pulmonic Machine" with a print of it, appearing to be mu... See More
Item #205313THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1756 Among the articles in this issue are: "Interesting Observations on Raising Raw Silk" which has much focus on the silk in dustry in America (see); 'Translation of a Remarkable Speech made by Paoli...at a late Meeting of the States of the Island of Corsica" 'Who Shall be Licensed to Kill Game" "Short View ... See More
December 21, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1901 Frontpage photo Miss Helen Hay; The Commercial Losses of New York; fullpage illustration "Christmas Supplies for the Light-Ship" by Weber; Edison's Most Important Discovery with a fullpage photo; fullpage illustration "Assembling for the Meet"; shopping at Christmas-time; doublepage centerfold photos "The Two Most ... See More
Item #204196THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1779 A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as I find almost no American content in this issue. At the back under the "Historical Chronicle" is mention that the New York, Quebec & Newfoundland fleets have set sail under the convoy of Admiral Arbuthnot. The balance of the news ... See More
Item #200403THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1770 Among the articles in this issue are: "Difficulty of Explaining the Scripture" "Origin of Rhyming" "Reasons Against a New War" 'History & Antiquity of Berkley Castle" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. There is a bri... See More
Item #180035A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.
Item #120256THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1767
* Settling in Florida
Among the articles in this issue are: "Curious Observations on Spiders" "Thoughts On Original Sin" "Acts Relative to the Corn Trade" "An Exhortation to Gentlemen of Small Fortunes to Settle in East Florida" which takes over a full page; and more.
An article: "Description of... See More
Item #120105THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772 Among the articles in this issue are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very ... See More
December 2, 1797
Here is an 18th century print from the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from 1797. See photo. This is the plate only, not the magazine.
Item #120940THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778 Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.
The most significant c... See More
Item #121099THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1790 Included is a: "Description of a Curious Portrait at Mavesyn Ridware" which is presumed to be Sir Francis Drake, and which includes a full page plate of him. Also: "Original Letter of Oliver Cromwell..." and so much more.
Included are the 3 full page plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/co... See More
Item #121156GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1789 Among the articles are one concerning "...the new grass brought from the banks of the Santee in South Carolina..." with details, and includes 2 illustrations on a full page plate; "Strictures on the Absurd Custom of Dueling" "Proposal for the Prevention of Dueling" and so much more. Near the back is news headed: &qu... See More
Item #121381THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1765 The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. This issue contains content, ads, and headlines which are not pictured, including: "Letter from Cambridge Univ. to Ld Hardwick and Anfwer", "Method to destroy Wasps... See More
Item #121385THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1795 Among the articles within as noted in the title/index page are: "The Worship of Baal--A Biblical Critique" "Mansfield Church--Dr. Jeremy Taylor" "Hints Respecting the Culture of Potatoes" "Private Vices & Public Virtues Contrasted" " & more.
Near the back is a section of "Domestic Occ... See More
November 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857 Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.
Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More
November 24, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 24, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Tomb of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.'. Nice illus. of 'Charles Dickens'. Bkpg. cartoon. This issue begins the serialization of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", with a prefacing editorial concerning this great work. The story continues in subsequent issues.
Complete in 16 pages.... 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
January 12, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1861 Much of front page is taken up with a print of: "Major Anderson, U.S.A., Commanding At Ft. Sumter" with a biography of him. Also in this issue is a dramatic full page: "The Battle of New Orleans, Fought Jan. 8, 1815" & "Sketches of Ft. Moultrie" which has 5 prints; "Senator Seward's Arabian Horses--Maanak... See More
March 26, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1864 The front page has a print of: "The Late Colonel Ulric Dahlgren" with an article on him. The ftpg. also has articles titled: "General Grant as Lieutenant-General" and "General Custer's Raid".
Inside has a full page: "Ambuscade & Death of Colonel Dahlgren" and also: "General Grant Receiving His... See More
December 24, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864 The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.
Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... See More
June 24, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 24, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "Lieutenant-General Grant visiting General Scott at Cozzens's Hotel, West Point".
Among the nice prints within this issue is a full page of: "Sheridan and His Generals" with each labeled, perhaps the most notable being "Custer" some 11 years before his death at Little Big H... See More
October 28, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, October 28, 1865 The front page has a print: "Seizure of 'The Irish People' Newspaper in Dublin and of Deadly Weapons in Cork, Belonging to the Fenians." The balance of the front page is an article titled: "The Fenians".
Prints inside include: "Dacotah Territory - Fort Thompson on the Upper Missouri River, built for the Sioux an... See More
March 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1869 The front cover of this issue features "Vice-President Wade Administering the Oath to Schuyler Colfax". Also there is a nice doublepage centerfold of "The Inauguration of President Grant, March 4, 1869" which is very is displayable. A half-page illustration "Howard University, Washington D.C." A full page illus... See More
June 3, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 3, 1871 (with Supplement)
Nearly fullpg: 'Land, Ho! Scene on Board an Emigrant Ship'. 'German Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia'. Small illus. "The Fishery Question" by Thomas Nast has an early (and very small) version of the "modern" Uncle Sam.
Also interesting is the article found in the Supplement, ironically placed below an unrelated ... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY with supplement, Mar. 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'. Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Mine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "Mine Oyster: Ca... See More
July 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 20, 1872 Nice fullpg. with 4 vignettes of: 'A Life Time in Four Kisses'. Quarter pg: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa plus another great scene of: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa--at the Diggings' taking most of a dblpgctrfld. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon.
July 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 27, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nearly halfpg. shows: "Dr. Livingstone, the Great Explorer & Mr. Stanley, Chief of the Expedition of Search" with a map of the route. Two more Nast political cartoons, and a nearly halfpg. illus. of: "The Coliseum at Rome Illuminated"
August 17, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Will the Senator From Massachusetts Do This to Make His Words Good?", plus there is another Nast cartoon inside: "Romish Politics--Any Thing To Beat Grant" & yet another Nast, this one a doublepage centerfold: "Satan, Don't Get Thee Behind Me! Any Thing to Get Poss... See More
September 7, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 7, 1872 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Same Tunes by Another Fiddle Will Sound as Sweet." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Whited Sepulchre." (Ku Klux). 2/3 pg. illus. of "Mr. Carl Schurz and His Victims." Full pg. illus. of "Mosquitoes in the Country." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "August-What I Know About Flirting" a... See More
March 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Full page "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re:... See More
April 19, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1873 The frontpage features a poem entitled "Uncle Sammy" from "Farm Ballads" by Will Carleton with two small illustrations.Inside are two half-page illustrations pertaining to "Sketches for Fables" including "Sunlight and Shadow" and "The Uninvited Guest." 1/3 pg. illustration of "The Coffin Ship... See More
September 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 13, 1873 Full front page illustration: 'Return of our Artist with His Summer Sketches'; Full page: 'Tompkins Sq., N.Y.' & 'The Italian Boys in N.Y.--Torture of the Training Room'; Half page: 'Inspection of Fruit in N.Y. Markets by the Board of Health'; 1/3 page: 'Don Carlos, the Priests' Cand... See More
October 11, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1873 Certainly the primary print of interest is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "Ship Building, Gloucester Harbor."
Other prints in the issue include a front full page Thomas Nast: "Keeping the Money Where it Will Do Most Good." Inside has a full page: "Broad Street During the Panic." and a fullpg: ... See More
October 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1873 Perhaps the most famous print in this well known illustrated periodical is the full front page work by famed artist Thomas Nast captioned: "Out Of the Ruins" which shows President U.S. Grant as a policeman helping the Liberty figure out of the ruins of the buildings of Wall Street. The financial panic of 1873 was one of the more... See More
November 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1873 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Consoling Truth'; Two halfpage illustrations: 'Scene on the Great Flour Docks, Coenties Slip, East River, N.Y.' and "Grain-Elevator Transferring Cargo from a Canal-Boat to a Ship"; Halfpage: 'The Coming Storm'.
Doublepage Centerfold: 'Papal Retainers at the Vatican'; ... See More
November 22, 1873
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
December 27, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1873 Front page illustration: 'Bond and Free'; Fullpage Thomas Nast illustration: 'The World's Grown Honest: Then Is Doomsday Near.'; Full page illustration: 'Salmon-Marking on the Tweed'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The United Services - Scene on the Deck of an English Troop-Ship'; Half-page illus... See More
January 17, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 17, 1874 Ftpg: 'Justice Cheated Again & Again' is by Nast. Nice fullpg: 'Holiday Greens--A Scene in Washington Market' fullpg: 'Turkey-Shooting'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 24, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 24, 1874 Full ftpg. Th. Nast political cartoon. Great fullpg: 'Scenes In Emigrant Life' shows 4 scenes, including: 'In The Emigrant Train'. Great fullpg: 'Examining Recruits for the Navy--A Knotty Problem' is nice & displayable by itself. Fullpg: 'Winter Sports'
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 7, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 The prime print in this periodical famous for its many illustrations is the full page captioned: "Station House Lodgers" done by the famed artist Winslow Homer. There is a related article on the facing page.
Other prints within this issue are the full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Emancipator of Labor & ... See More
March 21, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 21, 1874 Great fullpg. Frenzeny & Tavernier illus: 'An Oasis Along the Track'. Halfpg: 'The Temperance Crusade in New York' fullpg: 'Sketches in Rag Pickers' Row' halfpg: 'Sport on the Plains' shows men shooting buffalo, & 'A Mormon Family Driving to Conference Meeting'
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 11, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 11, 1874 Dblpgctrfld: 'The Naval Review at Key West--Torpedo Practice'. 3/4 pg: 'Driven from their Homes--Flying from an Indian Raid'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the Far West' shows a view of Ophir City, Utah, and a stagecoach.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 30, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 30, 1874 Full ftpg. is a Nast political cartoon, showing Uncle Sam among others. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Smelting Ore In Colorado' shows 9 scenes. Nice for display. Nice fullpg: 'A Prairie Windstorm' shows a family in a covered wagon fighting the storm.
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 6, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, June 6, 1874 Full frontpage: 'The Mill River (Massachusetts) Calamity'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Mill River Calamity - Bird's-eye View of the Devastated Valley'; Half-page: 'The Disturbed Rendezvous'; Full-page Thomas Nast political cartoons 'A Step In The Right Direction' and 'Peevish School-Boys, Wort... See More
July 18, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 18, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast shows U.S. Grant. Halfpg: 'Gold & Silver Mining, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'The Morgue at Paris' & 'Sunshine' shows 2 youngsters on a swing.
Complete in sixteen pages
July 25, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... 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
November 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More
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