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Item #670362THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784
* Early ballooning
* Montgolfier brothers
Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ag... See More
August 17, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1874
* Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden
* Colorado - Rocky Mountains
* Surveying expedition
The top of page 6 has one column headings that include: "HAYDEN'S EXPEDITION" "A Horseback Ride Through the Heart of Colorado" "The Pioneers and 'Old-Timers' on the Redskins" "The Valley Of The Platte" and more. (see) Text... See More
February 8, 1976
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, February 8, 1976
This issue has two feature articles which begin on the front page: "Kubrick: The Dazzle Minus the Razzle", which includes a photos, and "Hello, Handel! Barbra Waxes Classical", with inside photos. It's especially nice to have the latter in the newspaper from where Barbra Streisand gained her fame. See image... See More
Item #659630HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1868. The front page has the beginning of a multi-page article: "FISH-CULTURE IN AMERICA", which has considerable text and related illustrations in regards to the controlled raising and breeding of fish. A background history of Pisciculture is included.
Additional articles with associated prints include: "THE HANDEL FESTI... See More
June 3, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 3, 1883
* Classical piano players
* Beethovan, Bach, Mozart & more
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 16 has an article headed: "PIANO MUSIC" "Sketches Critical Estimates of Its Greatest Masters" and more with smaller subheads. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns.
This issue is no... See More
Item #654172GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1760 A prime feature of this issue is the very nice & dramatic foldout plate captioned: "A Representation of the Engagement between his Majesty's Ship the Monmouth Capt. Gardiner, and the Foudroyant, a French Man of War on 28th Feb., 1758" which shows a dramatic naval battle (see photo). This plate folds out to measures 9 1/2 b... See More
December 1, 1791
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791
* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report)
Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment: "At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. by his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss... See More
May 10, 1873
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York May 10, 1873 Full frontpage: "Oregon--The Modoc War--Schonchin and His Associate 'Bucks' Killed By An Exploding Shell In The Lava Beds." Inside are: fullpage has two halfpage illustration "Kentucky--The Tobacco Trade--Scenes In The Louisville Market." Another fullpage illustration is "New York City - The Great Musical Festiv... See More
Item #640175GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760
* George II of Great Britain death
* French and Indian War
Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the ... See More
Death of composer George F. Handel... George Washington in the French & Indian War... Foldout map...
Item #640094THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1759
* Death of Handel (music composer)
* Very early George Washington
Near the back is an inconspicuous yet quite significant report on the death of famed composer George Frederick Handel. Under the heading: "List of Deaths for the Year 1759 is an entry reading: "Geo. Fred. Handel, Esq; a great musician. He was born in Germany in... See More
March 1, 1785
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1785 Articles within include: "Notices of Handel" the famed composer; "Dr. Johnson at Cambridge" and a wealth of other British-themed articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which provides the latest news of the day, as well as: "Proceedings in the Present session of Parliament".
Included is o... See More
August 19, 1809
BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809
* Franz Joseph Haydn death
* Classical music composer
* Vienna, Austria
Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see)
Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams"
Four pages, sca... See More
August 24, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1937
* Hayden Planetarium
* "End of the World" show
* Henri Poincare
Page 20 has an editorial with the heading: "End Of The World" at the Hayden Planetarium. See images for text here.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.
August 17, 1809
BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 17, 1809 The top of the front page has: "A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison, and also: "French Piracies" which takes an entire column. On page 2, under the "Deaths" is a small announcement "In Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, Aet. 79...".
Four pages nice condition.... See More
February 20, 1875
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1875 The front page of this issue features "The Proposed Niagara Bridge at Lewiston, N.Y." and an associated article. Inside the issue is: a text article "Flying Machines"; "Irrigation in Colorado - Letting Water Into a Sluice Way"; "Measuring Mountains"; "Cameron's Plenum and Vacuum Pump"; "H... See More
May 30, 1874
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated May 30, 1874 This issue features "The Connecticut Valley Flood" across the masthead. The full frontpage is: "The Flood In The Connecticut Valley" "Scene In Haydenville, Near The Brass Works Of Hayden, Gere & Co. At The Time The Flood Struck The Village." The tipped-in doublepage centerfold has six scenes: "The Great ... See More
January 3, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, January 3, 1941
* Mischa Levitzki death
* Russian Pianist composer
This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 19 that include: "MISCHA LEVITZKI NOTES PIANIST, DIES", "Known As Child Prodigy", "Composer, 42, Made His Debut Here in 1916 After Giving Many Recitals in Europe" and more with one column photo. Other news ... See More
May 1, 1935
THE ETUDE Music Magazine, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated May, 1935. This issue features a duo-tone color cover entitled "Beethoven".
This publication is filled with various types of musical advertisements and articles including "Music and America's Greatest Problem" which also includes a photo of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Also included are several piano so... See More
January 19, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1907
December 15, 1906
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906 This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo... See More
April 8, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 8, 1905,... See More
Of particular interest is the quarter-page letter titled: "A Humane Word from Satan" which is prefaced with: "The following letter, signed by Satan and purporting to come from him, we have reason to believe was not written by him but by Mark Twain." Also included: front page illustration "A Shining Mark&quo New York.
March 11, 1905
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1905
October 18, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert M. La Follette; A Fuel to Supplant Coal; fullpage illustration "The President's Attempt to End the Coal Strike"; Darkest Siberia with photos; Types of Modern Portrait-Sculpture; Laying the Corner-Stone of the New York Custom House; fullpage illustrations Side-Lights of the Coal Famine;... See More
April 25, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1857 Most of the front page is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'. Inside contains several illustrations of Chinese entitled "Some Celestial Paradoxes". Several illustrations on: "A Ranger's Life In Nicaragua" and two on carrier pigeons. This is a volume one issue, with smaller illustrations than found in later iss... See More
June 11, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859 The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More
May 23, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1863 Nice full front page print of: "Major-General George Stoneman" on horseback. Prints within include a full page: "Capture of the Heights of Fredericksburg by the Sixth Maine Regiment, of Sedgwick's Corps" which is very displayable; a full page: "The Battle at Chancellorsville--Cough's Corps Forming Line of Battle to ... See More
December 5, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863 The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
September 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
July 2, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... See More
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 29, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1871 Two pages with 4 scenes concerning: 'The Tammany Riot' in N.Y. City. Doublepage centerfold features 6 Nast political cartoons captioned: 'Something That Will Not Blow Over'. Quarter pg. view of 'Buenos Ayres'.
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
November 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1872 Full front page illus. of "Two Veteran French Statesmen-MM. Guizot and Theirs." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "It Never Rains But it Pours." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Superstition in France-Pilgrims to the Shrine of the Lady of Lourdes."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Apollo Amusing the Gods." Full ... See More
November 23, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."
Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More
August 2, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1873 Front 1/2 page illustration entitled "Hunting the Cave Bear" (Cave Men). Inside is a full page illustration of "The Bathers" by Winslow Homer. Full page illustration of "The Springfield University Regatta -The Finish." Doublepage centerfold entitled "The Big Guns of the Iron Clad Steamer the "Sultan" -... 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
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. Ftpg "The Cradle of Liberty in Danger" by Nast; Halfpg "Settler's Cabin on the Side of Bald Mountain" an... See More
October 3, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 3, 1874 Nice halfpg: 'Shooting Alligators on the Upper St. Johns, Florida'. Also halfpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' includes a fullpg. print on this as well. The ftpg is "The First Gun - 1861 - 1874". 3/4 dbpgctrfd "Shakspeare Before the Justices, Charged with Poaching". Fullpg "Indecision".
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
October 10, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 5, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 5, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'Now Gnaw Away' is politically-themed. Plus a fullpg. Nast shows Grant as the main person - "Upon What Meat Doth This Our Casesar Feed That He Hath Grows So Great?". 'Arctic Discovery' shows 12 scenes, including 6 of the explorers.
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 9, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 9, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg. of 6 illus. on 'The Lightning Postal Train from N.Y. to Chicago' Halfpg: 'The Homeopathic Hospital on Ward's Island'. Nice fullpg: 'India Rubber Trees in the Forest' 3/4 pg: 'Sketches of Life in India'
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 11, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 11, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Ay, There's a Rub." Inside are two large illus. pertaining to "Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia" including "...Outside the Building" and "...The Opening Service." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Edgar Allen Poe." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Poe's Monument at Baltimore." 1/2 pg. illu... See More
January 8, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1876 The front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Calling On Miss Columbia - New Year's Day, 1876." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial Banquet in Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, December 18, 1875." Full page Nast illustration of "In My Mind's Eye." Full page illustration of "Saved Fr... See More
December 1, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1877 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More
March 2, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Natural History." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "General Grant's European Souvenirs." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Stanley in Africa - Naval Battle Between the Waganda and Wavuma." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Stanley in Africa - Burmish Hospitality." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Will... See More
March 23, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1878 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Slippery Hill of Georgia." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Refuge." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "General Grant in Egypt" including "At Karnak" and "At the Foot of a Pyramid." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Stanley's Expedition for the Exploration of Central Afr... See More
June 15, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Pen is Mightier then the Sword." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Grand Menan Fishing Boat." Seven small illus. pertaining to "Country Houses." Dblpgctrfld. of "Torpedo Practice on Board H.M.S. "Thunderer"-Preparing to Launch a Whitehead "Fish" Torpedo." Also, a full pg.... See More
April 5, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
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