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Item # 172238
March 5, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated March 5, 1859. Half of the front page features an illustration of "Cornelius Vanderbilt, Esq.". An article "A New Race of Monkeys -- The Gorillas" includes four illustrations. A nearly fullpage "Opening of the British Parliament by Queen Victoria, 1859". Fullpage 'The Napier Ball At Williard' s Hotel, Washington City, on February 17, 1859'. Two 1/3 page scenes at Frederica, St. Simon's Island, Georgia including "Oglethorpe's Tombs at Frederica" and "Ruins of General Oglethorpe's Barracks at Frederica, St. Simon's Island, Georgia."
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.