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* West Florida surrendered to Spanish
* Revolutionary War from the enemy
The issue begins with 5 pages of the "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes some discussion of the American situation, one bit noting: "...could see no difference in point of turpitude between an endeavour to detach France from America and ... See More
* Early Alaska
Perhaps the primary item in this issue is a very nice, detailed article titled: "Some Account of a Chart lately published by M. de l Isle, with the different Conjectures and Opinions it has produced; from a Tract called, A Letter from a Russian Sea Officer to a Person of Distinction at Petersborough, &
* Very early Pensacola, Florida
A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
The issue begins with the continuation of: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the commissioners for Discovery of the Longitude..... See More
* Print of Westminster Bridge
* Jacobite Rebellion
A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country". This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. This "Supplement" issue was done
* Mount Vesuvius eruption
* Gulf of Naples, Italy
The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition t... See More
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
* Boston citizens to arm ?
There is a full page headed "American News" including reports several reports from Boston, including: "...There is much talk...the most malignant insinuations...& speaks of deep & dark designs...of 30,000 men ready to take up arms...and of a design to th... See More
* Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print
This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and take... See More
* Judaica interest
An inside page has an article which begins: "The following List of Jews is supposed to preserve the names of the first settlers here of that nation...Though the re-admission of the Jews was a matter largely discussed in the time of the Protector, their return did not take place until after the Restoration. In 1663... See More
* Judaica - Jewish - Jews
An inside page has an article which begins: "The following List of Jews is supposed to preserve the names of the first settlers here of that nation...Though the re-admission of the Jews was a matter largely discussed in the time of the Protector, their return did not take place until after the Restoration. ... See More
* Battle of Quebec
* Map of the war in Germany
* French and Indian War
A feature of this issue is the "French Account of the Raising the Siege of Quebec" which takes over half a page (see for portions). There is also: "A Description of a Water Mill of a New Construction..." for grinding sugar cane in Jamaica, which in... See More
Complete in 44 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate. Lacking any plates called f... See More
* Discussion of the American War
The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loy... See More
* Bergen Op Zoom - Netherlands map
Perhaps the prime item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "The Marquisate and Plan of Bergen Op Zoom with the French Camp and Attacks, by an engineer, 1747". Much detail on this area of The Netherlands (see photos). This map is in nice condition but is close-t
Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a lengthy items concerning John Trumbull, son of the governor of Connecticut, with some talk of Franklin's grandson, etc. (see photos). A... See More
* Benjamin Franklin on religion
Within this issue is; "Dr. Franklin's Last thoughts on Religion" which begins: "That the name of Benjamin Franklin cannot fail of occupying a conspicuous place in future histories of the 18th century, will, I have no doubt, be readily admitted..." and ends with his thoughts: "..... See More
* Early Jewish hospital print
The prime feature of this issue would be the full page plate of the: "Jew's Hospital, Mile End Road, Whitechapel". Accompanying it is a descriptive article which takes more than a full page (see for portions).
Also included is the plate: "South View of Chesterfield Chu... See More
* Uncommon 18th century British title
Certainly one of the less common titles from the 18th century, formatted much like the more popular "Gentleman's Magazine". This was the first year of its existence, and it would publish until 1826. The first article is an: "Authentic Anecdote of Sir Thomas Rumbold" with a full ... See More
* The American Colonies Act
* Declaratory Act - Bill
* Parliament of Great Britain
* re. Stamp & Sugar Acts
There is a very curious full page plate which accompanies the article: "An Account of the Asiatic Animal Called Syah Ghush..." (see).
A very nice article on: "Lord Ca--d-n's Speech on the Declaratory B... See More
Among other articles are: "A Description of a Deer of the Cape of Good Hope" which is acco... See More
* The American Locust
* Trouble brewing in America
Among the articles within are: "Observations on the American Locust" which takes nearly two pages and includes three illustrations of them (see); "Journey to the Written Mountains" includes a foldout plate showing the inscriptions there, near the Red Sea (see), mea... See More
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More
* Cerne Abbas Giant
* Very early description
Among the articles within are: "An Account of the Discoveries of Columbus" "An Account of Kamtechatka and its Inhabitants..." which is a peninsula in the eastern portion of Russia; "A Description of Gaspee Island, in the Gulph of St. Lawrence" "Description of S... See More
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* Early Louisiana
An inside page has over a full column taking up with "Importance of Louisiana" seen in its entirety in the photos. The text includes: "...while the French remain possessed of Louisiana as its communication by sea is always open, the climate mild & the country inviting, they will always have it in ... See More
* Map of Maastricht, The Netherlands
A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 17
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* Johnny Goodman, golf
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
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* Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young gentleman apparently ready for courting a lady (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Lincoln, the Practical Joker"
LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 27, 1940.
The color cover of this issue has an illustration of an older gentleman in a kilt running from his dropping crutches as there is a sign in the background of a rally to-night, free cigars. (see photo).
Within this issue is an article titled "Wild Golfers I Have Know" by Richards Vidmer. This features a photo of Dizzy Dean.
*From history to the movie "Amazing Grace"
* William Wilberforce & his efforts to abolish the slave trade
Within this 90+ page issue is a report headed: "Proceedings In the First Session of the Third Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, 1806", which begins: "Lord Grenville... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, April 8, 1911
There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Revenge is Sweet" by Kemble.
This issue has a photo of "New York's Democratic Senator" and an illustration of "Champ Clark and His Friends." There is a photo of "The Burning of New York's State C... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 4, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "Champ Clark."
This issue has photos of "The Democrats On the Ways and Means Committee" and there is an illustration of "The Best Part of the March" by Sidney H. Riesenberg. There are several car ads and much more.
Other advertisements of the day are included as we... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1910
The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Late David A. Munro, M. A., LL.D."
In this issue, there is an illustration of "Why Not Remodel the Dome of the Capitol so that it May Represent the Spirit of the Present Administration as Regards of Offending Corporations" by Kemble. There are photos of "The Avalanche Trage... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Extremes Meet" by W. O. Wilson.
This issue has a painting by George Frederick Watts of "Algernon Charles Swinburne." There are photos of "The Wright Brothers Fly for King Edward" and "A 412-Mile Dog-Team Race.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1908 There is a front page illustration, "The Peerless Leader" by W. A. Rogers. There is an article of "Submerging Eight Villages in a Drinking Fountain" by William Inglis with drawings by Vernon Howe Bailey including a full page drawing of "Ashokan Reservoir Which Effaces Eight Villages." Also, there is a double page i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1907