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March 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897
* President William McKinley
* Inauguration - inaugural
Very rare in that this issue was never bound and still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (... See More
March 17, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, March 17, 1883 The full ftpg. has 7 prints on: "The University Boat-Race: Sketches Before the Race". Other prints within include: "Sketches in the Royal Courts of Justice: An Interesting Trial: "The University Boat Race: A Garden at Putney" "Frosty Sketches Out of Season" & more. At the back are two full page, 3-color prints... See More
May 20, 1915
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1915
* RMS Lusitania sinking
* Cunard Line ocean liner
* Color cover
The full front page is a very nice color print of a Prussian soldier on horseback, from this early year in World War I. Inside has a full page: "German Sea Terror Strikes Lusitania" which includes 4 photos or illustrations; "Desolation left in R... See More
April 29, 1876
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco".
Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.
June 2, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883
* Brooklyn Bridge construction completed
The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fi... See More
May 22, 1860
NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860
* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination
* Republican National Convention in Chicago
* Slaver ship "Wildfire"
Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, i... See More
December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 17, 1887
* Frederick Stuart Church
The double page centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way", and the "Supplement" issue has the sought after F.S. Church print: "Great Expectations", showing the bears preparing a holiday feast for fellow animals (see). Also another fullpg: "The Call to Dinner in a Logging Camp&q... See More
May 20, 1871
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, May 20, 1871 Formatted much like Harper's Weekly with many prints including several on the "Revolution In Paris". Also a nice full page of: "Lord Dunmore's New Steam Plough" in the field. There are 3 pages and 9 prints on life: "On The Mississippi" (see).
Complete in 24 pages, some minor staining to the ftpg. only, slightly irreg... See More
June 28, 1873
Here is a 19th century foldout map of "AUSTRIA And The GERMAN EMPIRE" from the extra supplement of the Illustrated London News, dated June 28, 1873 This map measure 33 x 22 inches and is printed on very high quality paper, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing it to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Nice for display.
May 27, 1915
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 27, 1915 The front is a nice painting of: "Mt. Rainier - The Pride of Washington".
Articles within include: "The Blame for the 'Lusitania' Tragedy" "War on the West and East Frontiers" "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" and much more.
Complete in 24 pages, half of the back cover is lacking, two ... See More
January 20, 1916
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 20, 1916 The full front cover is a nice color illustration of a gentleman playing the bagpipes dressed in the traditional Scottish attire, by renowned artist James Montgomery Flagg. Several photos inside from World War I, the world of sports, etc. The back cover is a color ad for Camel Cigarettes.
Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.
June 2, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1892 Occasionally this title had beautiful color prints on their front pages, and this is one of the better ones (see). The print is captioned: "Good-Bye, Papa." taken from the painting by Seymour J. Guy.
Sixteen pages, a spot in the bottom margin, otherwise in very nice condition.
February 10, 1910
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 10, 1910 A very nice and displayable color cover captioned: "Valentine Number" obviously celebrating Valentine's Day. A great issue for display. The back cover is nice as well, being a color ad for "Perrier" sparking water (see).
Complete in 24 pages and in excellent condition.
June 2, 1877
HARPERS WEEKLY (Supplement), New York, June 2, 1877 This quite large sheet is a very detailed map titled: "The Cross and The Crescent - Harper's Pictorial Map of the Seat of the War in the East". More of a bird's-eye-view than a map, it shows from Bagdad to Warsaw to Vienna to the Greek Islands to the Caspian Sea and everything in between. A terrific over-view of this part ... See More
November 3, 1888
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 3, 1888 Among the many prints in this issue is a full page with seven scenes of: "The Denison Gold-Mines, Near Algoma, Lake Huron, Upper Canada." with captions identifying each (see).
Complete in 32 pages, great condition.
November 23, 1867
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, November 23, 1867 A fullpage illustration "Cranberry Bogs Near Tom's River, New Jersey" is of women picking cranberries and a related article. Three illustrations are of "The Union Pacific Railway" and a fullpage has seven illustration "Scenes and Incidents of the Great Indian Council, at Medicine Lodge Creek, Kansas".&nbs... See More
January 2, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858 The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.
Interesting article with two illust... See More
April 20, 1872
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872
* HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints
Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well.
Complete in 24 pages, very nice conditio... See More
June 23, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, June 23, 1883 Inside has a full page with 9 prints of: "The Canadian Game of La Crosse, Played at Hurlingham" one print showing an Indian with headdress. Also a fullpg. with 8 scenes of: "Royal Thames Yacht Club", and a doublepg. centerfold with 13 scenes of: "Models of Fishing Boats & Fishing Gear...".
Complete in 28 pa... See More
April 28, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 28, 1883 Perhaps the best print is: "LaCrosse Match Played Last Sat. at Kennington Oval..." which has 4 scenes (see).
Among other prints are a fullpg. with 11 scenes of: "Grand Military Assault at Arms a the Royal Albert Hall..." which include life saving & wrestling; a full page of 7: "Sketches in New Gu... See More
October 20, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 20, 1855 Inside has a full page article: "Operations In the Pacific--Visit of an English Ship to Japan" which includes 7 prints from Japan. Other prints include a fullpg: "Scene in a Street of Sebastopol..." plus 3 more fulpg. prints of Sebastopol from the Crimean War. The bkpg. shows: "Omer Pacha" and a print of his ... See More
November 16, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Nov. 16, 1872 The prime content within this issue is the doublepage print captioned: "London Bridge". Many more interesting prints within including: "Railway Bridge Destroyed by Floods in Ceylon" "Changmaunna, in the Looshai Country" "Entrance Court of the Brighton Aquarium" & more.
The Supplement is included &am... See More
March 10, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 10, 1883 The front page shows: "Confirmation of the New Archbishop of Canterbury...". Many prints inside including "Officers of the Soudan Field Force" "Removal of the Wellington Statue, Hyde Park Corner", a nice half page: "Bloodless Sport: The Terra-Cotta Pigeon at the Ranlagh Club" which includes a related... See More
December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY--New York, Dec. 17, 1887 The doublepg. centerfold is by famed artist A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way" which is a winter scene with a sleigh. The front page print accompanies a story: "The Boom In Madre De Dios" with 4 other prints on this inside. Inside has: "The Great Lumber Raft Sent by Sea from Nova Scotia to New York".
Sixteen pages, lacking... See More
December 26, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874 The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: AA Dream of a Christmas Dinner in 5 Parts". Also inside ... See More
January 3, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874
* Thomas Nast
* Santa Claus
The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." which is very displayable (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa.
Inside is foun... See More
November 1, 1851
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851
* Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
* Early novel review - The Whale
Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: &qu... See More
March 17, 1855
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, March 17, 1855 This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints: "Prison at Breslau" "Mount Holyoke" "Amherst College, Massachusetts&q... See More
December 24, 1853
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1853 This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints captioned: "Camp Seco California" "Tonawanda, or Waite's Island, Niagara Riv... See More
September 24, 1892
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 24, 1892 Although this issue has many nice prints the most noteworthy is the very nice full page print captioned: "Hop-Picking In Kent: Stripping The Last Pole" which shows grape gathering for wine making. This print measures 10 by 13 inches.
Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
October 7, 1871
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, October 7, 1871 Within this issue are several nice illustrations, but the best would have to be the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Sunday Morning With The Hop Pickers", which related to the wine making industry. There is a related article on the following page titled: "Hop Pickers In Kent". This print measures about 13 by... See More
July 7, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, July 7, 1855 A wealth of prints including a fullpg. with 4 scenes of: "Capt. Collinson's Arctic Expedition" which includes: "Sledge Party of Esquimaux [Eskimos]", a print of an: "Iroquois Chief" and "Opening of the Madras Exhibition--Fort George" among others.
Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.
November 22, 1894
ONCE A WEEK--An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, New York, Nov. 22, 1894 Formatted much like Harper's Weekly but much more scarce. Full ftpg. shows: "Dr. Knickerbocker Parkhurst". Doublepg. centerfold shows: "English Sport In China: Paper-Chasing at Shanghai is Locally Much Resented". Also halfpg: "Launching of the American Liner 'St. Louis' " and: &quo... See More
April 22, 1871
EVERY SATURDAY, "An Illustrated Weekly Journal", Boston, 18721 This is a lot of 12 complete issues, formatted much like Harper's Weekly. Partially loose at the spine, minor margin wear, scattered foxing, generally in nice condition.
July 18, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885 Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has 8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg... See More
Item #620309HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Linc... See More
July 8, 1871
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, July 8, 1871 Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but less common. Full ftpg. shows: "The End of trhe Commune--Execution of a Petroleuse." & inside has: "The Commune or Death--Women of Montmartre" both scenes from the Paris Commune (see hyperlink). The centerfold is a great: "Bird's-eye View of Paris...". Near the ba... See More
January 15, 1859
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1859 The ftpg. has a nice print captioned: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands" which shows Diamond Head (presumably) in the background (see). The balance of the ftpg. is a nice article titled: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands". A very early image on Hawaii.
Among the other prints in this issue are: "The New Appleton Chape... See More
June 30, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 30, 1883 An entire page is taken up with 12 prints of: "The Canadian Game of La Crosse", each print having an identifying caption (see photos). A very nice & early displayable issue for the game of Lacrosse.
Complete in 24 pages, some very minor wrinkling, generally very nice condition.
May 7, 1853
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, May 7, 1853
* West Point Military Academy
Inside has several prints of West Point, captions including: "Interior View of Old Fort Putnam, at West Point, New York" "View from Fort Putnam...Looking Up the Hudson River" "View of the U.S. Military Academy & the New Barracks..." "Uniforms of the Cadets at the Military A... See More
October 17, 1857
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, from Boston, Massachusetts, dated October 17, 1857 This issue contains a Winslow Homer engraving on the front cover of the issue of "Rembrandt Peale". This image does contain some stains and a ink stray marking.
This issue is complete in 16 pages is evenly browned with irregular edges/margins and some lite foxing and staining through the issue. See photos f... See More
April 2, 1914
LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce.
Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable.
May 23, 1885
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of 7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More
January 17, 1885
LESLIES ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 17, 1885 The full front page of the issue is "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside the issue are: "The World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans -- Illumination of the Fountain, Horticultural Hall"; "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Aroun... See More
August 19, 1882
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, NY, Aug. 19, 1882 The full front page shows: "Encampment of the National Guard at Lewistown--Incidents of Camp Life" in Pennsylvania. Another full page print from this camp inside (see). Inside has a half page showing: "Candidates for Admission to the Order of Sisters of St. Dominic Taking the Vail at the Dominican Convent in Jersey Ci... See More
July 9, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887
* University of Michigan - U-M
* Ann Arbor buildings prints
Nice, tipped-in double page centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry"... See More
January 26, 1884
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 26, 1884
* Early Alaska scenes
* Los Angeles, California print
The front page features: "Pennsylvania - the Terrible Catastrophe Near Bradford, January 15th - a Railway Passenger Train Engulfed in Burning Oil - Passengers Escaping from the Flames" with text. Another full page: "New York City - Among the Studios" has sever... See More
July 4, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1885 The full ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Iowa - The Approach of a Tornado...". Inside has: "California - The Grasshopper Invasion...In Eldorado County"; a full page with 6 images of: "Student Life at Vassar College" "New Mexico - The Old Battle ground of Valverde on the Rio Grande & the Scene of the Rec... See More
October 10, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vacciation Riots at Montreal...". The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which shows an action scene on the bal... See More
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