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The Sickles Case...
Item # 172244
March 26, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated March 26, 1859. The frontpage features the "The Wreck of the Adonis" ship. A small text article "The Sickles Case". An article "The Terrible Homicide at Hawesville, Kentucky" with accompanying small illustration "Murder of Lowe in His Cell in Prison" and halfpage illustration "The Chase of Lowe by the Mob at Hawesville". "Flying Foxes Asleep--The Common Bat". Nearly halfpg: "Exhibition of the Boston Fencing Club". Fullpage "Purchase of Cuba Pictorially Considered" includes 9 cartoonish scenes. A halfpage "Foreign Fleets Before Vera Cruz" and halfpage "The Execution of the Murderers at Djeddah".
The issue is complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text. See photos for details.