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674587

1st American space walk... Gemini 4....

Item #674587

June 04, 1965

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1965.



* Astronaut - Major Edward H. White

* Gemini 4 Space Capsule

* First American Space Walk




The front page has a banner headline: "Space Twins Back On Schedule" Also heading at the bottom of the front page with a related illustration. (see) First report coverage on the Gemini 4 space flight in which Edward Higgins White became the first
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$52.00
674429

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #674429
NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, February 26, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 4 of this section has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing four days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. Could this be the very 1st ad for this classic in a newspaper ? A great addition for any movie ... See More  

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674284

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #674284

February 28, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 15 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing two days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. A great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. The advertisement measures 7 by 6 inches.

Great to have this advertisem... See More  

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$137.00
673618

"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 



* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print




The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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673023

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #673023

October 17, 1907

THE SUN, New York, October 18, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. The front page has: "AN ELIMINATION OF HEINZES - F. AUGUSTUS OUT OF BANK PRESIDENCY, A.P. OUT OF OTTO'S FIRM" See photos for details.

Complete in 14 pages, VERY fragile, some chipping and edge-tears, but otherwise good for the era. Must be handled with care.... See More  

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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$125.00
673022

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #673022

October 25, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 25, 1907  A front page image has, "MONEY POURS INTO WALL ST. - Government, Financial Institutions and Capitalists Cooperate in Relief Measures - DEMORALIZATION IN STOCKS CHECKED", "THE FINANCIAL CRISIS",  with a photo titled, "CROWD BEFORE THE LINCOLN TRUST COMPANY, WHICH WITHSTOOD THE RUN YESTERDAY", "RELIEF WORK GOES ON ... See More  

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672815

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #672815

May 03, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from... See More  

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672734

John D. Rockefeller death in 1937....

Item #672734

May 24, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, EXTRA, May 24, 1937.

 

* John D. Rockefeller death (1st report)

* Oil tycoon & philanthropist



The front page has a great banner headline: "ROCKEFELLER SR. DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3.

Incomplete issue containing 12 of the 16 pages of the 1st section only, all Rockefeller content is present, light... See More  

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$88.00
672701

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672701

October 17, 1907

THE SUN, New York, October 17, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. The front page has: "SMASH OF HEINZE'S CORNER - WHOLE MARKET RUNS DOWN TO MANY NEW YORK RECORDS", which continues on pg. 3. Additionally, there is an inside article on the "FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL" section describing the, "sensational fluctuations durin... See More  

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$139.00
672698

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672698

October 21, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 21, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. A front page image has, "TWO NEW BANK PRESIDENTS CHOSEN YESTERDAY", accompanied by an article,"THE THOMASES, TOO, QUIT THEIR BANKS - Four New Heads of City's Financial Institutions Chosen - Crisis Now Over". See photos for details.

Complete in 12 pages, very ... See More  

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$139.00
671536

The desired F. S. Church centerfold featuring his bears...

Item #671536

November 27, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For".

But certainly th... See More  

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$88.00
671500

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City".

Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smalle... See More  

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$138.00
670901

1911 Harrisburg, Illinois mine disaster...

Item #670901

October 23, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, October 23, 1911



* Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

* O'Gara coal mine explosion disaster




Near the bottom of the front pager is a one column heading: "NINE MINERS KILLED BY EXPLOSION" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More  

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$48.00
669324

First Alcatraz Prison escape attempt in 1936...

Item #669324

April 28, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 28, 1936



* 1st Alcatraz Island escape attempt

* Federal prison - Joseph Bowers




The back page has 2 related photos concerning the very first Alcatraz prison escape attempt. (see) Also page 3 has a report  with one column heading: "Convict Is Killed In First Attempt To Flee From Alcatraz" (see)

Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in very nice c... See More  

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$42.00
667793

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #667793

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 



* Sojourner Truth

* Black Woman

* Woman's Activist




Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and he... See More  

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666497

Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...

Item #666497

August 13, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Mountain Meadows Massacre

* Pike's Peak gold rush




A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Mage... See More  

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666423

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...

Item #666423

July 02, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864 



* Famed General Robert E. Lee issue

* American Civil War illustrations

* Nice for display




Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodl... See More  

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664311

Most famous of all Homer Civil War prints...

Item #664311

November 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1862 



* Winslow Homer

* Sharpshooter




Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty." The image is in very nice condition, however note that the caption & a portion of the bottom margin have a... See More  

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$200.00
664238

Winslow Homer... John Brown at Harper's Ferry...

Item #664238

November 26, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859 



* American painter Winslow Homer print

* re. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry




Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee".

Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road ... See More  

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$116.00
664236

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #664236

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 



* Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens



See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of:  "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the double page centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain... See More  

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664214

Remington's "Soldering in the Southwest"... Terrific lacrosse print....

Item #664214

August 21, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1886  The full ftpg. is the famous & desirable  Frederic Remington print: 'Soldering in the Southwest--The Rescue of Corporal Scott", a Black soldier.

Other prints within: 'A Forest Fire' halfpg: 'Types From Arizona' includes Indians & soldiers; a displayable fullpg: 'Annapolis, Md.' being 5 views.

Also ... See More  

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664188

Tennis on Staten Island... Death of Garfield, with an additional print...

Item #664188

September 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1881  Although we have offered this issue many times, we have not seen before the foldout print: "President James A. Garfield After Death" which is tipped on to the front leaf. See the photo for this print, slightly smaller in dimension than the issue.

As for the balance of the issue: the front page is taken up with a print captioned; &q
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$68.00
664175

The "Special Edition" on the death of President Garfield...

Item #664175

July 23, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 



* President James Garfield assassination 

* Rare extra edition of famed title - Prints
 



This is the "Special Edition" of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "regular" edition of the same date as our item 174580 on our website.

This "Special Edition&quo... See More  

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$49.00
663976

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #663976

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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$150.00
663974

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #663974

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by ... See More  

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$160.00
663871

Early Winslow Homer print: Skating in Boston...

Item #663871

March 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859  An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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$43.00
662897

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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662738

Chicago in ruins...

Item #662738

November 04, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here).

A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: &... See More  

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662531

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662531

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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$35.00
662530

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662530

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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$34.00
662528

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #662528

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hang... See More  

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662526

Santa Claus by Thomas Nast... "The New Comer...", by F.S. Church...

Item #662526

January 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 



* 2 Thomas Nast prints

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church.

There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a f... See More  

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662525

Marking out Santa's route from the North Pole, by Thomas Nast...

Item #662525

December 19, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 



* Thomas Nast

* Christmas




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable.

Other prints as well, several shown in the photos.

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condit... See More  

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$145.00
662518

W.A. Rogers print of Santa Claus...

Item #662518

December 06, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 



* William Allen Rogers

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer.

A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos.

Complete in 98 pages, ... See More  

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$152.00
661842

Displayable football print...

Item #661842

November 05, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1881  The prime print in this issue is the doublepage centerfold, which is one of the best football centerfolds of the19th century to be had.

The doublepage is captioned: "A Game of Foot-Ball---A 'Scrummage' at the Close" which was drawn by the famed artist A. B. Frost. Very displayable as such.

Among other prints are a full front pag... See More  

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$74.00
661810

Death of famed artist Thomas Nast...

Item #661810

December 20, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 20, 1902  



* Death of Thomas Nast

* Caricaturist- cartoonist

* Best title to be had ?




The entire front page is a photo of Thomas Nast, the great American cartoonist. A related article is inside which includes a rare illustration of himself.

Other prints include: "The Arrival of Admiral Dewey in the Caribbean Sea" "Will Marconi S... See More  

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661011

Famous Homer print... "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow"...

Item #661011

September 19, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1874  Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" (see image). 

Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Y... See More  

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$195.00
660681

Office seekers at the White House...

Item #660681

April 15, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "Rear-Admiral Bancroft Gherardi, U.S.N." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Clearing House of the New York Stock Exchange." Several portraits of "Some New Appointments." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Reception at the Art Museum, Cincinnati." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Stockh... See More  

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$95.00
660393

Review & premiere of "Die Hard", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #660393

July 15, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 15, 1988



* Best "Die Hard" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Bruce Willis - Los Angeles skyscraper




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Die Hard" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's pr... See More  

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$152.00
660233

Review & premiere of "Men in Black", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #660233

July 01, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 1, 1997



* Best "Men in Back" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American science fiction action comedy film




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Men in Black" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area... See More  

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$68.00
658904

W.A. Rogers... Baseball championship cup...

Item #658904

June 23, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1888 (With Supplement of The City of Chicago)  Full ftpg. shows: 'William II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia'. Fullpg W.A. Rogers: 'A Street in a Mining Village in Penna.' & Fullpg: 'The Whipple Institutes & Buildings at Farbault, Minnesota'. Article: "The Base-Ball Championship Cup" with accompanying ... See More  

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657807

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #657807

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 11, 1882  Among the prints in this issue are: "The Legislative Train, from Albany to New York" "Duck Shooting Near the Capes of Delaware" "The New Fatigue Uniform--Infantry" "Mole, Ferry Slip, and Depot, Oakland, California" and "The New Fulton Market, New York City".

But perhaps the most interesting item is just a ... See More  

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656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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$16.00
656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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$16.00
656918

Valentine's Day... Scenes of Colorado...

Item #656918

February 17, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866  The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More  

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$46.00
655316

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #655316

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900  See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of:  "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.

A... See More  

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$125.00
654531

Homer's "...A Clam Bake."... Huge foldout of Long Branch...

Item #654531

August 23, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873



* Winslow Homer's "Clam Bake" illustration



Certainly the prime content is the very nice full pg. Winslow Homer print "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." which is in great condition.

Also a full pg: "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island."; fullpg. illus. of: "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Supe... See More  

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$255.00
653325

Great print of a baseball game in progress...

Item #653325

July 02, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 



* Early baseball action print



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atla... See More  

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$195.00
653143

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #653143

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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$150.00
653138

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #653138

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace.

And equally as nice, and also by Thomas... See More  

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$175.00
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