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The 'Central America' disaster... Mininglife in California...
Item # 172088
October 3, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1857 The front page article: "Thrilling Narrative of a Ship-Wrecked Passenger on Board the 'Central America" features the nearly half-page illustration 'Wreck of the Central America, Adrift on the Ocean'. Five nice illustrations on two pages regarding: 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and 'Monte'. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features the illustrations of 'Great Rhan in Damascus' and 'Court of a House in Damascus'.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and related text.