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April 24, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1858 The front page shows: 'Senator Hale, of New Hampshire' with an accompanying large illustration. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two illustrations. 'The Island Prison of the King of Delhi" also features three illustrations. Terrific and very displayable full page: 'An Army Train Crossing the Plains'. Two hal... See More
May 22, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1858 The front page shows: "Hon. William H. English, of Indiana". A full page: "Coming Thru the Rye". Half page shows a train "Accident on the New York Central Railroad near Utica". "The Island of Perim, Red Sea" Full page. Winslow Homer print: "The Boston Common". "Cod-Fishing on the Newfound... See More
June 12, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1858 The front page article "A Visit to Captain Howes, of The Schoonoer 'Mobile'" also features a half-page illustration "The British Officer Boarding the 'Mobile' and a smaller illustration 'Side of the 'Mobile,' Showing the Mark of the Rifle-Ball". A text article on "Luncan's Light". "... See More
June 26, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1858 The front page shows: 'Most Reverend John Hughes, Archbishop of New York'. An article "Emigrants, and Emigrant Life" features two pages with five illustrations, one which is a 3/4 page illustrations entitled: 'Departure From Home'. Great fullpg: 'Attack on Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island South Carolina, on ... See More
July 10, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1858 The front page features a large illustration of "James Gordon Bennett, Esq." Inside two large illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "An Eastern Letter Writer" and "Modern Thyatira." Three illustrations pertaining to "Prairie Fancies" including "A Prairie Hunter of... See More
July 31, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1858 The front page features a half page illustration of "The Lynching of William Barker at Lexington, Kentucky" with accompanying article. A half page illustration of "The Late General John A. Quitman" accompanies the article on him. Also, two half page illustrations of "The Erie Railroad Accident - The Cars Going Off th... See More
August 07, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1858 Large front page illustration of "The Late Rev. Jabez Bunting, D.D." "The Massacre of Christians at Djidda" is a half-page illustration with accompany text. A full page illustration "Cremorne Gardens, London". Many illustrations pertaining to "A Trip to the Fishing Banks." Small illustration of "John S... See More
September 04, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article o... See More
October 09, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside.
Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". ... See More
October 23, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858 The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More
December 04, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1858 The front page features the illustration of "The Cutter 'Christopher Columbus'" with an accompanying article. An article "Modern Algiers" features four illustrations. "The Centennial Celebration at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" includes a one-third page illustration 'The Railroad Depot at Pittsburgh, Pennsy... See More
December 11, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1858 The front page features a very nice illustration 'The Overland Mail Starting from San Francisco for the East' shows the Butterfield Overland, plus text. Inside is a text article "Gold Digging" with the latest accounts from Frazer's River. An article on "Views in Japan" features two half page illustrations 'G... See More
Item #619489HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1859 Featured in this issue is an article "Panama Railroad". Other articles are: "The People of the Red River"; "Quebec"; "The Ransom of a Heritage"; "An America in Japan in 1858"; and other additional stories and illustrations included.
Complete in 150+ pages, disbound without wrappers, measur... See More
February 05, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1859. An interesting medical issue, with a two page article: 'Dr. Horace Green and His Method', showing several medical instruments, and three 'Anatomical Views of the Throat, Lungs, etc.'
The front page features a nearly halfpage illustration "A Difference of Opinion" which is a dual view on embracing the cold. An article "... See More
April 23, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1859 The front page of the issue features the "Fac-Simile of Mrs. Sickles's Confession". "Cardinal Antonelli and Rome in 1859" article also features two accompanying illustrations. 1/4 page illustration of "General Geffrard, President of Hayti".
Terrific doublepage centerfold: 'New York City and Environs, from th... See More
June 25, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1859 The front page features a three-quarter page illustration 'Queen Victoria and Her Family at Osborne'. A full page: 'Collision Between the Steamship Edinburgh and an Iceberg, 180 miles from Newfoundland, on June 6, 1859'. 'The Battle of Montebello--Zouaves Charging through the Streets' plus other scenes regarding the battles in It... See More
July 02, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 2, 1859
* South Bend train wreck
* Indiana railroad disaster
* Michigan Southern Railroad
The front page has an article headed: "THE TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER" "on the" "Michigan Southern Railroad" "Sixty Or Seventy Persons Killed" and more. (see)
Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light dampst... See More
July 16, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859 The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: &q... See More
August 04, 1859
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1859
* Schaghticoke (town), New York
* Northern Railroad train wreck
The back page has a one column headings: "ANOTHER RAILROAD SLAUGHTER" "Fall of Bridge on the Northern Railroad" "A Passenger Train Wrecked" "Thirteen Lives Lost" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, ver... See More
August 04, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 4, 1859
* Schaghticoke, New York
* Nothern Railroad bridge
* Train wreck disaster
Page 4 has an article headed: "Another Railroad Slaughter" "Fifteen or Twenty Persons Instantly Killed" and more. Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
August 27, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 27, 1859 Bottom of ftpg. shows: 'The Whale Found Near Flushing, Long Island'. Nice fullpg. illustration by Winslow Homer: 'August in the Country: The Seashore'. This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within.
Comple... See More
September 10, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1859 The front page features a third-page view of 'The City of Portland, Maine' and a third-page illustration of "The 'Great Eastern' Steamship Ready For Sea" with an accompanying article. Inside has a one-third page illustration of 'The City of Chicago' which includes 9 scenes as well as a half page illustr... See More
November 12, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1859 Two ftpg. prints show: "The Prisoner (John) Brown & His Boston Counsel" and another showing John Brown at "The Arraignment" plus an article: "Will John Brown be Hanged?"
Inside has a very nice fullpg. scene: "The Trial of John Brown for Treason & Murder" plus a lengthy related article. The... See More
December 03, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'Assassination of Ormond Chase by the Mexicans at Tepic', showing him hanging from a tree. A 1/4 page illustration of "John W. Forney, Esq., of Philadelphia". Also a 1/3 page illustration "Scene in a Fashionable Church at Lima". A dramatic fullpage showing the 'Loss of the 'Royal Charger... See More
February 18, 1860
Harper's WEEKLY, February 18 - March 10, 1860 This is a four issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 4 installments of "The Uncommercial Travelar", by Charles Dickens. The set provides a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. The individual issues are described as:
Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & untitled Winslow Homer print on ... See More
February 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 25, 1860 Full ftpg. illus: 'Clark Mills' Statue of Washington'. Halfpg: 'Bridge over Green River on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad'. Halfpg: 'Hon. Clement C. Clay of Alabama'. Small Winslow Homer print: 'The Meeting After the Marriage'. This issue also contains the 2nd installment of "The Uncommercial Traveler&... See More
April 07, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1860 Halfpg: 'Terrible Fire in a Tenement House, 45th St. N.Y.' & 'Identification of the Bodies at the Station House'. & 'Railroad Bridge at Nashville, Tenn.' The back page contains a Winslow Homer print: 'Scene in Union Square, N.Y., on a March Day'. Complete in 16 pages.
June 23, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 23, 1860 Ftpg. has 6 comic scenes on: "The Derby Day" at Epsom Downs. Very nice fullpg. print: "Epsom Racecourse--The Coming In" showing the race in progress. Quarterpg: "Tommy" of the Japanese Embassy. Four dramatic illus. of: "The Great Tornado" in Camanche, Iowa & Albany City, Illinois. Fullpg. shows: '... See More
July 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 14, 1860 Nice ftpg. illustration: "Diagram of the Eclipse of the Sun on July 18, 1860" plus text. Nice fullpg: "Uniforms of the 7th Regiment N.Y. State Militia". Fullpg: "The 4th of July--80 Years Ago" & "The 4th of July--Nowadays", both being displayable.
Complete in 16 pages.
January 05, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861 The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".
Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More
February 16, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861 A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).
Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More
May 11, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861 The front page has prints of: "Colonel Ellsworth of the Fire Zouaves" and "Colonel Wilson of Wilson's Brigade" with related text.
Inside has many war-related prints including: "View of Fort McHenry, Baltimore" "The Burning of the Bridge at Canton, Maryland, by the Mob" "The Rendezvous of the Virgini... See More
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 ... See More
May 29, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1861
* Battle of Sewell's Point
* Norfolk, Virginia map
* St. Louis, Missouri
The front page features a nice Civil War map titled: "OPERATIONS NEAR FORT MONROE & NORFOLK". There is also a small back page map titled: "St. Louis And It's Defenses". Among the one column headlines on the ftpg: "THE INSURRECTION" "Imp... See More
June 08, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1861 The front page shows: "Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, Now at Fortress Monroe". Also in this issue is a Winslow Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2 a.m. on May 24, 1861", prints of: "The Late Colonel Ellsworth&quo... See More
July 06, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1861 The full front page is a print: "Constituent Convention of Virginia Assembled in the Custom House at Wheeling, Ohio Co." Among the full page prints within are: "Birds-Eye View of the Mississippi River & the Adjacent Country From St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico"; "Scenes of Camp & Army Life in General Williams&... See More
July 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More
July 20, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1861 The full front page is a print of: "Filling Cartridge at the U.S. Arsenal at Watertown, Mass." done by famed artist Winslow Homer.
Other prints within include 5 scenes of: "The Eleventh Indiana Regiment of Zouaves, Colonel L. Wallace", and another full page with 8 prints of: "Scenes About Camp". A half page shows: &q... See More
August 31, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More
September 28, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861 One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"
Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the... See More
October 05, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 5, 1861 The full front page is taken up with: "The New Hampshire Sharp-Shooters - The Telescopic Rifle" which has 6 prints of the "Berdan Sharpshooters at Weehawen" led by Capt. A. B. Jones.
Other prints inside include: "The Men-of-War in Our Harbor" "Munson's Hill, the Advanced Post of the Rebel Army on the Potomac&... See More
October 12, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 12, 1861 The full front page is taken up with 3 prints: "Burning of the Privateer 'Judith' at Pensacola", "Brigadier-General Sturgis" and "The Rebel General Price".
Other prints inside include: "Major-General Fremont and Staff Inaugurating Camp Benton, at St. Louis, Before Starting for Lexington" "Ch... See More
October 19, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 19, 1861 Front page has "The Rebel Ex-Governor Jackson, of Missouri, Addressing Colonel Mulligan's Troops After the Surrender at Lexington" as well as prints of: "Colonel Mulligan" and "Lieutenant Russell, U.S.N., Who Burned the 'Judith' at Pensacola".
Prints inside include: "Cannonading on the Outposts of... See More
November 09, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1861 (See Note Below) The front page has a print of an: "Attack Upon the Camp of the Sixth Regiment New York Volunteers (Wilson's Zouaves), On Santa Rosa Island" as well as a print of: "Captain S. F. Dupont, Commanding the Great Naval Expedition".
Other prints inside include: "Our Army at Edwards' Ferry on the Potomac,... See More
January 04, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.
Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More
January 05, 1862
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862 The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTH" "Operations on the Charleston and Savannah Railroad" "Seizure of the Station Near Charleston
* Desperate Battle and Defeat of the Rebels Near Por... See More
January 06, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1862
* Rare rebel title
* Account of the 251- round boxing match between Edward Burnett and James Fitzgerald
Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime feature of the front page is an extremely detailed, round by round account of: "The Great Prize Fight" which went 251 rounds and th... See More
January 25, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1862 This issue features a nice full front page print: 'Little Mac Out Again' which shows McClellan on horseback. Inside includes a full page with two prints: 'Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo' and 'Commodore Foote's Gun-Boat Flotilla on the Mississippi'. A full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Vessels Composing ... See More
January 31, 1862
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, January 31, 1862
* Cedar Keys Florida
* Civil War map
The front page has a Civil War map headed: "Cedar Keys and Its Railroad Connection to Fernandina, Florida". Maps of the Civil War showing the greater portion of Florida are very uncommon. There are nice first column heads as well including: "War Against Treason!" "Rebel Steamer ... See More
February 07, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862 Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War" with various subheads. Also reports on: "American Affairs In Europe" "The Grand Army to Advance" "The Burnside Expedition--The Design of its Operations" "... See More
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