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"Great Expectations" Collection III - 6 issues...
Item # 206668
February 16, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 16, 1861 through March 23, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 3) 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.
The individual issues are described as:
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. is an extremely decorative celebration of 'St. Valentine's Day' with 6 scenes & ornate embellishments. Fullpg: 'A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter'. Dblpgctrfld: 'Paris Fashions for February' shows women in fancy dresses. Halfpg. with 4 scenes in New Orleans.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 23, 1861 Contains a 1/4 pg. Winslow Homer print: 'The Late Rev. Dr. Murray' plus two great fullpg. prints: 'Ft. Pickens, Pensacola Harbor, Florida' plus 'Ft. Jefferson, Tortugas (Key West', Florida' are both displayable. Fullpg. map: 'Of the Northern & Southern States' east of the Rockies. Also, an illus. of 'Davis & Stephens, Pres. & V.P. Of the Confederacy' with short biographies.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 2, 1861 Very fine ftpg. illus: 'Abraham Lincoln, The President Elect, Addressing The People From the Astor House Balcony'. Full pg. shows Ft. Moultrie, Morris Island & Ft. Johnson from Ft. Sumter. Very nice fullpg: 'Ft. Taylor, Key West, Florida'.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 9, 1861 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Fullpg. shows 'City & Garrison of Ft. Smith, Ark. ' & 'U.S. Arsenal at Little Rock, Ark.' Fullpg. is dramatic 'Interior of the New Dome of the Capitol at Washington' Nice fullpg. illus: 'Inauguration of Pres. Jefferson Davis of the Southern Confederacy at Montgomery, Ala.' with some text as well.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 16, 1861 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds' shows Lincoln & Buchanan in the carriage. Nearly halfpg. shows: 'Pres. Buchanan & Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before the Inauguration', plus a very nice dblpgctrfld. by Winslow Homer: 'The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as President at the Capitol'. Fullpg. shows 3 scenes of Forts Wachita, Arbucke & Davis, all in Texas.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 23, 1861 Nice full ftpg. illus. of: 'Maj. Anderson's Command at Ft. Sumter' includes Capt. Abner Doubleday. Halfpg: 'Ft. Sumter, Charleston Harbor, S.C.'. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Surrender of Ex-General Twiggs to the Texan Troops in the Grand Plaza, San Antonio, Texas' . Fullpg. with 3 illustrations of: 'Ft. Brown, Texas' & 'Ft. Lancaster, Texas' 'The Alamo, San Antonio'.
Category: Harper's Weekly