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New Year issue... Purchase of Mount Vernon...
Item # 172220
January 1, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1859 Half front page illustration 'I Wish You a Happy New Year' accompanies the poem of the same title. Written text on the purchasing of Mount Vernon. Fullpage illustrations entitled: 'New Year's Day In New York 1859'; "New-Year's Day in New Amsterdam in the Old Dutch Times"; "Divine Service Being Held in the Academy of Music at New York on Sunday Evenings"; "Divine Service being Performed in St. Paul's, London, England, for the First Time". A quarter page print of "The 'Great Eastern' Lying At Here Moorings, December 1858" with a small accompanying article.
The issue is complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.