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"Great Expectations" Collection V...



Item # 206675

May 11, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861 through June 15, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 5) 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.

This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed at www.rarenewspapers.com/folders.aspx (or by returning to the home page and selecting "storage and display options".

The individual issues are described as:


HARPERS WEEKLY, New York, NY, dated June 8, 1861  The issue contains the following:  A Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2AM on May 24, 1861", p356 - Uniforms of the 5th regiment New York volunteers, Colonel Duryee, now at Fortress Monroe, ftpg - the advance guard of the Grand Army of the U.S. crossing the long bridge over the Potomac - the late Colonel Ellsworth - Corporal Francis E. Brownell, Ellsworth Zouaves - Bollman's Rock, Point of Rocks, Harper's Ferry, thrown down by the rebels to obstruct the railroad track - Ellsworth's Zouaves - Gen. Cadwallader's Camp of U.S. volunteers at Locust Point, opposite Baltimore, Maryland - pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, & North Carolina Homer: The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2AM on May 24, 1861, p356 - Uniforms of the 5th regiment New York volunteers, Colonel Duryee, now at Fortress Monroe, ftpg - the advance guard of the Grand Army of the U.S. crossing the long bridge over the Potomac - the late Colonel Ellsworth - Corporal Francis E. Brownell, Ellsworth Zouaves - Bollman's Rock, Point of Rocks, Harper's Ferry, thrown down by the rebels to obstruct the railroad track - Ellsworth's Zouaves - Gen. Cadwallader's Camp of U.S. volunteers at Locust Point, opposite Baltimore, Maryland - pictorial map of the seat of war, showing parts of the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, & North Carolina & also the coast line from Cape Henry to Fort Pickens, with the U.S. blockading fleet - presentation of colors to the Garibaldi Zouaves, New York - the Garibaldi Zouaves on the Double Quick in Broadway - Bivouac of part of General Sickles's Excelsior Brigade at the Red House, Harlem New York - Guthrie Grays marching through Cincinnati en route for Camp Dennison - funeral of the late Colonel Vosburgh of the 71st regiment, New York State Militia, passing through Broadway - Sherman's battery of Light Artillery, now in Virginia - Columbia awake at last (cartoon).

HARPER'S
WEEKLY, May 11, 1861 Halfpg: 'March of the Virginians on Harper's Ferry'. Dramatic foldout centerfold: 'Destruction of the U.S. Ships at the Norfolk Navy-Yard', halfpg: 'Middies Learning the Ropes at the Naval School'. Nice fullpg: 'Fortifications Thrown up to Protect the U.S. Arsenal at St. Louis' and a very nice 3/4 pg. print: 'Camp Curtin, Near Harrisburg, Pa.' shows hundreds of soldiers.

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 18, 1861 Fullpg: 'Col. Ellsworth's N.Y. Fire Zouaves' & 'Col. Wilson & His Staff' & 'Reinforcement of Ft. Pickens by Company A.' two-thirds pg: 'The Long Bridge Leading Across the Potomac from Washington to Va.' halfpg: 'Raising the Stars & Stripes over the Custom House, Balt.'

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 25, 1861 Full ftpg: 'Willard's Hotel, Washington, Saved by the N.Y. Fire Zouaves' shows fireman battling the blaze. Fullpg. of: 'Camp Cameron, Georgetown, D.C.' fullpg: 'The Second Reinforcement of Ft. Pickens' & 'the 7th Reg. (Highlanders) N.Y. St. Militia'. Nice full page: "Camp Scott, York, Pennsylvania, Occupied by Pennsylvania and Ohio Volunteers".

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 1, 1861 Nice ftpg. bio. & illus. of: 'Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler'. Fine fullpg. print: 'The Cabinet Of The Confederate States At Montgomery' showing V.P. Stephens, Pres. Davis among the others. Halfpg. view: 'Ft. Pulaski, Savannah River, Ga.' Ctrfld. has a view of 'City of Montgomery'. More war-related prints.

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1861 Full ftpg: 'Secessionist prisoner captured at Alexandria'. 2/3 pg: 'Company of secession cavalry surrendering to Colonel Wilcox in front of Slave Pen at Alexandria, Va.'. 1/3 pg. scene at Gen. Bragg's camp. 1/2 pg. Interior of a sand bag battery at Pensacola bearing on Fort Pickens'. Fullpg: 'One of the mortar batteries on Santa Rosa Island...'. Fullpg. scene of Rebel troops on the Las Moras, Texas. Dblpgctrfld. scenes at Cairo, Il. 1/2 pg. scene at Camp Anderson.

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