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Item #636186GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778 Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long island to Lake Ontario (see), with considerable detail. This map measures 9 1/2 by 12 1/2 inches and is in very nice condition.
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October 1, 1868
CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, October, 1868 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see this hyperlink), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preser... See More
February 1, 1870
CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1870 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see this hyperlink), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preserv... See More
April 25, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 25, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.
The front page has a brief item from Boston noting that at a meeting o... See More
February 4, 1778
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Feb. 4, 1778 This was a strongly Tory newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. Rarely found today.
Over a full column on the ftpg. is taken up with a response to the prejudice against Americans, prefaced with the comments: "As it appears that some of our fello... See More
June 6, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1903 Frontpgae illustration "Discussing the Yacht Races; Defending the Panama Canal; The Fight for an Open Port; The President in the West; Doublepage illustration "What She Didn't Declare" by James Montgomery Flagg; other news and advertisements of the day. See photos for full details.
January 5, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1861 through February 9, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.
This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be v... See More
June 22, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1901 Photo "First Dip of the Season"; The Oil Boom in Texas; The International Jubilee Convention of the Y.M.C.A. at Boston; Valley Forge and the Nation; doublepage centerfold "The Viaduct at One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Street" by Peters; Features of the Russian Army; The American Steel Industry; "America" Flagship of the ... See More
February 2, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1861 The full front page shows "The Seceding Mississippi Delegation in Congress" done by famed artist Winslow Homer, showing among others Senator Jefferson Davis. Other prints inside include: "Sea Battery, Fort Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Va". The dramatic doublepage centerfold is: "Dream of a Secessionist--Washington and Valley ... See More
February 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1869 The frontpage of this issue features an article on Washington's Resignation and illustration "Original Portrait Of Washington" from a painting executed by Polk at Valley Forge. Also a nice fullpage illustration "General Washington Resigning His Commission To Congress At Annapolis". Large view of "Panoramic View Of ... See More
March 1, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1873 Front full page illustration of "Washington at Valley Forge-Winter of 1777-8." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1732-Our Grandmothers."
Two 1/4 page portraits of "Hon. Samuel C. Pomeroy, United States Senator from Kansas" and "Hon. A. M. York, Mr. Pomeroy's Accuser&quo... See More
January 27, 1877
Harper's WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. 1/2 pg: 'Burial of Cornelius Vanderbilt'. Fullpg: 'The stranded steamship 'L'Amerique'. Fullpg: 'Winter sketches'.
July 6, 1878
Harper's WEEKLY, July 6, 1878 Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'The Valley Forge Centennial'. Nice nearly halfpg: 'Group of Bannock Indians' & halfpg: 'Lava Beds, Idaho'.
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