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April 16, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1940
* Ethel Brilliana Tweedie death (1st report)
* English author, historian, illustrator & more
The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. ALEC TWEEDIE, ARTIST AND AUTHOR" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Complete with al... See More
February 12, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1940
* John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir death
* Scottish novelist, historian & Unionist politician
* 15th Governor General of Canada
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lord Tweedsmuir Is Dead; A Third Operation Futile" with subhead. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with photo. Always nice to have notable ev... See More
Item #643620GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788
* Benjamin Franklin on water spouts
* Post Revolutionary War era
Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spo... See More
June 4, 1872
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1872
* Mayor John T. Hoffman
* Tweed Ring - Tammany Hall
* William "Boss" Tweed
The front page has unusually large headings for this time period with: "HOFFMAN'S GUILT" "The Beginning of the Fraudulent Warrants---How Gov. Hoffman Served the Ring as Mayor" and more with lengthy accounting figures.
Other news of the day. Complete... See More
November 27, 1876
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 27, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed
* Ludlow Street Jail
The front page has an article headed: "TWEED IN CONFINEMENT" "A Visit From Thurlow Weed" and more. See images for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.
November 24, 1873
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, November 24, 1873
* William M. "Boss" Tweed
* Tammany Hall
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
The front page has one column headings: "Boss Tweed" "Heavy Sentence of the Tammany Chief--Twelve Years in Jail and a Fine of $12,750"
Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spi... See More
December 6, 1875
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, December 6, 1875
* William Magear Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "An Empty Nest" "Tweed Escapes From Jail" "The Busy and Bewildered Officers can Find no Trace of Him" and more. Lengthy t... See More
October 28, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1871
* William M. Tweed arrest
* "Boss" - Tammany Hall
Page 3 has one column headlines that include: "THE 'BOSS' BAGGED", "Formal Arrest of William M. Tweed", "Papers, Affidavits and Others in the Case", "Bail Bonds Filed For $2,000,000", "The 'Boss' Waiting For T... See More
December 6, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1875
* William M. Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
The front page has one column headings: "TWEED'S ESCAPE", "Nothing Heard Of The Fugitive" and more. Coverage on the jail escape of William M. 'Boss' Tweed.
Other news and day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise good.... See More
September 11, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed arrested in Spain
Page 2 has small one column headings that read: "Boss Tweed", "His Arrest Confirmed", "He Is Identified By A Caricature". See photo for text. Other news and several interesting advertisements throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More
October 25, 1890
JUDGE magazine, New York, Oct. 25, 1890
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggling t... See More
June 18, 1973
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973 The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it ... See More
January 5, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1907 There is a front page illustration: "Thomas Nast, The Illustrious Cartoonist of "Harper's Weekly," Whose Genius Overthrew the Tweed "Ring," And for Years Waged a Memorable Fight in the Country's Political Warfare" by C. De Grimm. This issue is mostly made of articles about past issues of "Harper... See More
December 8, 1875
DAILY GRAPHIC, N.Y., Dec. 8, 1875.
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Tammany Hall Ringleader
Full page inside six illustrations: The Escape Of William M. Tweed From Warden Dunham Last Saturday. Other prints with text throughout. Good shape.
October 24, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1903
Item #150139AMERICAN SOCIALIST, ONEIDA, N.Y., Nov. 30, 1876 Inside has one paragraph re: "The hostile Indians under Sitting Bull are hard pressed by the U.S. troops...Sitting Bull refused to surrender unless...". Item re. the imprisoning of Wm. Tweed as well. Tabloid-size newspaper, nice.
April 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1868 The front page features a full-page illustration entitled "The Mariner's Children". The Impeachment Trial also includes a half-page illustration "The Impeachment Trial - The Senate in Consultation in the Ladies' Parlor" and a full page "The Ladies' Gallery of the Senate During the Impeachment Trial... See More
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Ecumencial Council-Head of the Procession Entering the Grand Nave of St. Peter's." Inside is a full page illustration of "Curling, or Bonspiel" with an associated article. 1/3 page illustration of "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River." The doublepage centerfold is by Thomas... See More
April 16, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1870 The front page features a 2/3 pg. portrait of "General Prim." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Watching for the Missing." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Prince Henri De Bourbon." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Fire Alarm Telegraph-Single Box." Also, a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Creek Slave" (Tammany). Full pg. N... See More
October 8, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1870 The front page contains a 1/2 page illustration of "Gun Boats on the Seine." Also, a 1/2 page illustration of "Blocking Up the Channel of the Weser by the Germans." Inside is a full page illustration of the "Effect of the Mitrailleuse in the Battle of Gravelotte." Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Europe a... See More
January 14, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More
January 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 21, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Cared For' shows what looks like a Red Cross worker caring for a wounded soldier. Nice halfpg: 'Map Showing the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad' fullpg. Nast: 'America Sympathizes With the Pope' 'School or Jail?' 'Interior of the Academy of Music'
April 22, 1871
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'.
July 8, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1871 The front page of the issue features a nice full page entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea) which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "The ... See More
July 22, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 22, 1871 Nearly halfpg: 'Turning the Waters of Lake Michigan into the Gulf of Mexico' is on the new canal near Chicago. Fullpg. series of comic scenes of: 'Yachting--1872'. Full ftpg: 'Triumph at Berlin'. Nice fullpg: 'Preparing for Croquet'
August 5, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1871 Ftpg. poem: 'Kit Carson's Ride'. Nearly fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon includes Boss Tweed. Nice fullpg: 'Buffalo Bulls Protecting a Herd From Wolves'. Fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Payment of Indian Annuities' 'Birch-Bark Indian Wigwams' 'Indians Making Birch-Bark Canoes'
October 7, 1871
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
October 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 21, 1871 The full fron tpage is a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "The Only Thing They Respect or Fear". An article "The New York Seamen's Exchange" features a 1/4 page illustration. "The Smithfield Martyrs' Memorial Church" features a 1/3 page illustration. A half-page illustration "Shanghaiing Sailo... See More
November 18, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1871 Ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Egg". Halfpg: "Python Swallowing a Boa". Famous fullpg. Nast: "The Arrest of 'Boss' Tweed--Another Good Joke". The Supplement contains: "Making Wine in Medoc" and "Horse Market, 62nd Street, New York"
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
December 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1871 Full ftpg: 'The Foundling' shows a man huddling a baby found at a doorstep. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Dead Beat' shows Tweed. Terrific nearly fullpg. print: 'Pilgrims Of The Plains' shows a wagon train camp on a westward journey (see inset on pg. 13). Several scenes: 'The Experimental Boiler Camp at Sandy Hoo... See More
January 6, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More
January 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1872 Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Late James Fisk." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "What I Know About Horace Greeley." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "L. N. Rossel" and "Theophile Ferre." 1/3 pg. illus. of "James H. Hackett."
Doublepage centerfold entitled "Winter." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 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: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
October 12, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "More Secession Conspiracy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tied to His Mother's Apron Strings." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Jesuit Crusade Against Germany-The Meeting of the Emperors." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Off Hand Remark." Full pg. illus. of "Ma... See More
November 2, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 2, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon pokes fun of Boss Tweed and Horace Greeley. Nearly halfpg: "Fulton Ferry in 1750 From the Brooklyn Shore". Several more Nast political cartoon. Two "Virginia Sketches: Preparing for School & Canvassing for Votes" shows Blacks.
January 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Labor Exchange at Castle Garden--Choosing a Girl'; Fullpage illustrations: 'The Water We Drink & Where We Get It' shows the Croton Reservoir in Central Park and 5 other scenes; Fullpage Thomas Nast: 'Unprotected Female at the Holy Sea Side'; Two half-page illustrations: 'Snow i... See More
August 30, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... 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 6, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 Certainly the prime print in this issue is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Last Days Of Harvest".
Other prints within this issue include a full ftpg. political cartoon: "Poor Old Spain!", a three-quarter pg: "Preparing for Thanksgiving--Flanking the Victim", seven small prints of: "North ... See More
December 13, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1873 By far the best & most desirable print in this issue is the nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "The Morning Bell", which has a related article on a preceding page.
But there are many other prints in this issue including a full front page illustration by political cartoonist Thomas Nast captioned: "Justice.... See More
December 20, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1873 Full front page illustration entitled "Spain Accedes to Our Demands.";
Full page illustration of "Tracking Rabbits." (Hunting); Three illustrations pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamship "Ville Du Havre" including "The "Loch Earn," "The "Trimountain," "Captain W. W. Urquh... 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
October 31, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 31, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Not So Easily Taken In'. Fullpg. with 11 scenes of: 'October in the White Mountains'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Duel in the Air--Eagles Fighting Over their Prey'. Fullpg: 'On the Way to the African Gold Fields--Pontoon Ferry Over the Vaal River'. A political cartoon shows Blacks voting.
Complete ... 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
November 28, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Funny Boy in Trouble." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Last Apple."
Doublepage centerfold of "Religious Festival at Tangier-Anniversary of the Birth of Mohammed." Full pg. illus. entitled "The Preserving Tanks at the Fish Market, Berlin, Prussia." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of ... See More
December 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 19, 1874 Nice fullpg: "Children Who Go To Public Schools" & "Children Who Do Not Go To Our Public Schools" shows dramatically different results! Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Fire Dept." shows 5 men & 4 scenes. Ftpg "Shall Teacher's Salaries be Lowered?" by Nast. 3/4 pg "The Chess-Players". Two full pg "Ch... See More
January 16, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "Compulsory Education-The Safeguard of Free Institutions." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Gerrit Smith." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Waiting." Full pg. illus. of "Christmas on an Ice Floe-An Incident of the Austrian Polar Expedition."
Full pg. Nast illus. of "Amphitheat... See More
July 3, 1875
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.
July 10, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1875 Fullpg: 'The International Rifle Match, The American Team'. Fullpg. Nast Cartoon: 'Homo-Phobia'. Halfpg: 'The Frigate 'Constitution', 'Old Ironsides' '. Full bkpg: 'A Clown's Cricket Match'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
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