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Duck hunting on Long Island...

Item # 630038

December 2, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 2, 1871 

* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)
* Bowhead whales hunting
* Arctic ice jam prints

An inside page has a print with the caption: "New York. - Sports of the Season - Duck-Shooting On Great South Bay, Near Center Moriches, Long Island." Another page has a supporting article which includes about 7 linear inches of text. Also included is the front page: "New York Harbor - Departure of General Sherman And Lieutenant Fred. Grant For Europe - Scene On The Deck Of The U.S. Steamer "Wabash,' At The Moment Of Sailing". Both prints mentioned are in very good condition. Additional images are present throughout but are in varying conditions. The (unrelated) centerfold print has a small hole at the fold and would be considered 2nd-rate (see images).
Complete in 16 pages.

Category: Post-Civil War

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