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Item #645471HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1871. This issue contains an article "The Voice of Christmas Past" which seems to closely relate to Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" segment of "The Ghost of Christmas Past". This also includes numerous illustrations, including one with Dickens.
The cover has a Christmas poem. Inside the issue is: "Fo... See More
July 13, 1876
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, July 13, 1876 Page 7 has: "Summary Of News" which includes a brief report of the Custer massacre: "The disastrous fight between Gen. Custer's command & the Sioux Indians on June 25th resulted in the death of Gen. Custer, together with 13 officers and from 200 to 300 men." Also a report of the death of Gen. Santa Anna, and of notific... See More
August 9, 1913
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1913 The inside has "Columbia Inspires Sculpture Anew," by John Walker Harrington, which contains 2 pages of vignettes including: "The Young Girl at the Pool," by Frances Grimes, "Night" and "Day," by Michelangelo, "Toil," by Victor Salvatore, and "The Tiger," by A. Phimster Proctor. Also inc... See More
October 29, 1842
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842
* Writer Charles Dickens
The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contai... See More
August 27, 1874
THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874
* Rare Old West title
* Comstock Lode fame
* Gold & silver mining
A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the cu... See More
Item #636642HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870 Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."
Also within the issue are articles &q... See More
Item #636638HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1891 This issue contains "The Inn Of The Good Woman - A Thanksgiving Story", by Hezekiah Butterworth; text and images related to "Cairo in 1890". The story "Dan Dunn's Outfit" contains several prints by Frederic Remington, several letters written by Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins, and a great bio of S... See More
December 27, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928
* Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report)
* Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens
* "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and mo... See More
November 28, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857 The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.
A text article: "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hos... See More
Item #633480HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870 Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."
Also within the issue are articles &q... See More
January 4, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862
* Winslow Homer Christmas print
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 Phelp... See More
Item #632749ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1863 This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title. (see).
Disbound without wrappers. The image is an example of the look of ... See More
Item #631644HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1898 The most significant article is: "Stirring Times In Austria" is by Mark Twain, taking over 9 pages and includes several illustrations (see photos). At this time Austria was involved in an uproar with riots over political issues, at a time when Mark Twain was there. Previously thought to having antisemitic leanings, his sentime... See More
November 13, 1875
WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870
* Rare Old West title
* Gold mining
An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold ... See More
January 30, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.
The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More
May 28, 1842
THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, May 28, 1842 Page 3 contains a letter from Buffalo mentioning Charles Dickens' visit to America, noting: "...Mr. Charles dickens arrived here in the morning early, took breakfast, and then hastened down to Niagara without stopping to look at the Falls. He crossed the river..." with other details (see). The bottom of pg. 4 has a small report: "A... See More
May 30, 1872
WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 30, 1872 Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a story titled: "The noble Red Man, by Mark Twain". Nice to have a Samuel Clemens work on the front page.
Four pages, nice condition.
April 6, 1871
WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, April 6, 1871 The front page has a nearly column-long article: "A New Mark Tapley Created by Mark Twain".
Four pages, light browning at the margins, small tear & printing error to a back page corner, good condition.
August 16, 1858
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, August 16, 1858 Page four has a small article pertaining to Charles Dickens. "Mr. Charles Dickens appears to us in the light of a gentleman badly in need of good advice... has recently felt constrained to separate from his wife of some twenty-odd years. That wife has said nothing, and, so far as the public is aware, has instigate others to say nothing, about the ... See More
September 23, 1871
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, Sept. 23, 1871 The full ftpg. shows: "Hannah Binding Shoes". Inside has a nice fullpg. print of: "Ratisbon Cathedral" and: "Charles Dickens as Capt. Bobadill" "The Four-in-Hand Club, St. James's St., London. But perhaps the best print is a very nice full page; "A View of Memphis, Tennessee" showing the river as well, wi... See More
September 29, 1843
PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER& NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, September 29, 1843.
* Martin Chuzzlewit
* Boz - Charles Dickens
The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page.
Complete in four pages, g... See More
June 19, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1870
* Writer Charles Dickens death - editorial
Page 3 has an editorial headed: "Charles Dickens" "Some Personal Recollections of the Dead Novelist" (see)
Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
June 12, 1881
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 12, 1881
* Mark Twain speech
* Samuel L. Clemens
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 9 has an article headed: "Mark Twain" "His Speech at the Meeting of the Army of the Potomac" (see) See images for text here.
Complete in 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More
December 14, 1879
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 14, 1879 Over a full page 2 column is taken up with a piece by Mark Twain, headed "THE POSTAL ORDER AGAIN" "Mark Twain Answers Mr. Key's Private Secretary" "The Postmaster-General's 'Unnecessary Appendage' Instructed in His Duties & Privileges". Included is the lengthy letter signed in type: Mark Twain (see).
Twelve page... See More
July 25, 1870
NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1870 Page 5 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a report headed: "Charles Dickens' Art Relics - The Sale of the Great Novelist's Household Art Relics--Interesting Sketches of Objects Associated with the Author". He had died five weeks from the date of the article.
Eight pages, small piece from the blank spine margin, light foxing, generally nice.... See More
May 22, 1841
THE NEW WORLD, New York, May 22, 1841
* Charles Dickens
* African slave trade
Primarily a literary newspaper with several pages containing a chapter of "Barnaby Rudge, by Charles Dickens". The back page has a brief article: "Slavers Captured" which mentions: "...with upwards of one thousand slaves on board..." (see).
Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, n... See More
June 11, 1966
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, June 11, 1966 This is a Souvenir Edition for the Remington 150th Anniversary. The banner headline reads "Remington Arms Co. Marks 150 Years of Growth" and includes a large photo of the plant. There are numerous articles throughout this issue on the pioneers and the company itself as well as articles pertaining to Mark Twain and Genera... See More
November 26, 1879
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 26, 1879 Page two has half a column taken up with an article titled: "How His Time Is Wasted" "Shooting in the Dark - Mark Twain Misapprehends a Post Office Regulation & Fails to Make a Hit.", the article signed in type by: Mark Twain (see).
Complete in 8 pages, browning at the margins, nice condition.
December 23, 1876
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 23, 1876 The last column of the front page and most of page 2 are taken up with a report of: "Forefathers' Day" "New-Englanders at Dinner" "The Annual Festival of the New-England Society--Speeches by Hon. G. William Curtis, 'Mark Twain', Rev. Edward Everett Hale..." and more (see). It is on page 2 where appears Twain's sp... See More
December 20, 1877
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1877 Page 2 has: "Twain At The Whittier Dinner - His First and Only Attempt to Travel on His Nom de Plume--The Extraordinary Guests an Old Miner Had" with the text taking 3/4 of the column.
Eight pages, evenly toned, generally nice.
December 4, 1875
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 4, 1875
* Mark Twain
* Niagara Falls
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "MARK TWAIN AT NIAGARA" Text takes up over a full column.
Complete in 12 pages, minor spine wear, very nice condition.
December 7, 1878
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 7, 1878
* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 10 has an article headed: "Mark Twain" "A Well-Got-Up Biography of the Great Humorist" Text takes up almost 2 full columns.
Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
December 23, 1876
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 23, 1876 The front page has two-thirds of a column taken up with: "FOREFATHERS' DAY" "New-Englanders At Dinner" "The Annual Festival of the New England Society--Speeches by Hon. George Wm. Curtis, 'Mark Twain', Rev. Edward Everett Hale...--Interesting Letter from Gen. Sherman. One bit notes: "...Mark Twain provoked a storm of lau... See More
December 27, 1858
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 27, 1858
* Charles Dickens speech
The front page has an article headed: "A Speech By Dickens" "Mr. Charles Dickens' Address at an Educational Meeting in Manchester" Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns and ends with: "(Great applause, during which Mr. Dickens resumed his seat)"
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice co... See More
December 26, 1881
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 26, 1881
* Mark Twain
* Samuel L. Clemens
The top of page 2 has an article: "Mark Twain On The Pilgrims" "His Effort at the Dinner of the New England Sons in Philadelphia" which takes three-quarters of the column. Also, the bottom of page 5 has an item: "...reported to have said that Mr. Samuel L. Clemens's application for a Canadian c... See More
December 23, 1882
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 23, 1882 The last column of the front page is headed: "On Plymouth Rock Again - The Pilgrims' Sons Talking of Their Forefathers" which is a report of the New England Society of New York celebrating the Pilgrim fathers. Included in the attendees was "...Samuel L. Clemens, (Mark Twain)..." (see). The article carries over to page 2 where is found Mark ... See More
November 20, 1874
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1874 Page 7 contains the short story: "Sociable Jimmy, by Mark Twain" which recent scholarship as determined to be very significant, as it is though that "Jimmy" was the voice of Huck Finn. See the hyperlink for much more on this. One bit from the hyperlink notes: "...Now a Twain scholar has linked Huck's voice to a 10-year-old black serv... See More
July 9, 1883
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1883
* Mark Twain comes out with new book
* Life on the Mississippi
Page 3 has small one column headings: "Mark Twain's Latest Book" "Life on the Mississippi" See images for text here. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise go... See More
Item #604843HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853 Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More
May 21, 1866
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, May 21, 1866
* Soldiers' National Monument described
* Gettysburg National Cemetery
* Charles Dickens
The front page has a small one column heading: "The Gettysburg Monument" See image for text here.
Also: "Dickens in the Lecture Room" (see)
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout soon after the end of th... See More
Item #600514HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1866 This issue carries the first appearance of Mark Twain in a national magazine with the story "Forty-Three Days In An Open Boat. Compiled from Personal Diaries".
Also within the issue is "Ballad of Uncle Joe"; "A Reminiscence of Sleepy Hollow" and many more and illustrations.
This contains 136 pages, wi... See More
Item #600447HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, a two issue set dated August and September, 1896 The set contains the story "Tom Sawyer, Detective" by Mark Twain.
Also within the August issue is an article written and illustrated by Frederic Remington entitled "The Strange Days That Came To Jimmie Friday".
Both issues are complete, disbound without wrappers, 150+ pages and are in ni... See More
October 21, 1905
SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, New Mexico, October 21, 1902
* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens
* Fuel joke letter
This uncommon 4 page newspaper contains news of the day with some interesting advertisements 10 years before statehood.
The front page has one column headings: "A JESTLET BY MARK TWAIN" "Promised To Be Grateful And To Vote Right" and more. See image for ... See More
September 3, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1864
* The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia (1st report)
* General William T. Sherman
* John Bell Hood evacuates
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:
"Fall of the Rebel Stronghold"
"A Great Battle on t... See More
July 15, 1870
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, July 15, 1870
* Charles Dickens
* Henry Ward Beecher
This newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. It measures 26 x 19 inches. The front page have one column headings that include: "Summer Dinners" "By Henry Ward Beecher" "Charles Dickens" and more.
Complete in 4 pages, n... See More
March 9, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 The issue being offered is an incomplete issue containing the following illustrations: the front page full-page illustration "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag with Thirty-Four Stars Upon Independence Hall, Philadelphia, February 22, 1861"; full-page "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the Stat... See More
February 3, 1842
SALEM REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 3, 1842 Page 2 includes a letter concerning "Temperance" signed in type by: John Tyler, followed by a letter signed in type by: Charles Dickens, prefaced with: "Mr. Dickens believes in Animal Magnetism. Here is the evidence..." (see photos).
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some light dirtiness or staining, generally good.... See More
January 2, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the great and very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk.
The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received w... See More
May 2, 1882
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, May 3, 1882
* Cloverdale, New Mexico
* Captain Tullius Tupper
* Redskins - Indians
The front page has one column headlines that include: "SAVAGES STRUCK", "By Tupper's Command and Fifteen of the Redskins Killed", "Mark Twain" and more. See photos for text here.
Other news and various advertisements o... See More
February 16, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 16, 1865 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "LATE SOUTHERN NEWS" "Rapid Progress Of Sherman" "South Carolina Under His Heel" "He Seizes All The Railroads" "Circumvallates Charleston" "Cuts The Confederacy In Twain" and more.
Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin, mailing... See More
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