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152778

Silver dollar in the masthead...

Item #152778

August 20, 1856

THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, August 20, 1856  It has an interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content.

Some tape mends causing no loss of readability. Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.

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152777

Silver dollar in the masthead...

Item #152777

June 18, 1856

THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, June 18, 1856  It inclues an interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content. Some tape mends causing no loss of readability.

Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.

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152775

Silver dollar in the masthead...

Item #152775

February 06, 1856

THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, February 6, 1856  See the photo below for the interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content. Some tape mends causing no loss of readability.

Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.

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152740

Michael Phelan wins a billiards match...

Item #152740

April 14, 1859

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1859  Page 7 has a report: "The Great Billiard Match at Detroit" which gives brief updates of the match starting with one from 2:30 a.m. showing Michael Phelan ahead. A dispatch from 4:45 a.m. shows John Seerieter in the lead with mention that the excitement is at fever heat. It closes with a dispatch from 5:30 a.m. stating: "The great billiard match ... See More  

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152667

1820 MASSACHUSETTS SPY Newspaper EXTRA

Item #152667

October 11, 1820

MASSACHUSETTS SPY EXTRA, Worcester, Oct. 11, 1820 Folio-size singlesheet containing some news, commentary and a committee report concerning the Worcester County Agricultural Societys Cattle Show.

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152440

Carrier's address...

Item #152440

January 04, 1832

BADGER'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, Clinton Hall, New York, Jan. 4, 1832  Taking much of the first column is the "Address Of The Carrier's Of Badger's Weekly Messenger". A volume I issue of this uncommon title.

A bit irregular at the spine, occasional foxing, otherwise generally good.

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152434

1808 from Hudson, New York...

Item #152434
BALANCE ADVERTISER, Hudson, New York, 1808. This paper is interesting in that it is taken up entirely with advertisements (see). Complete 4 page issue, generally nice, measures about 10 by 12 inches.  The image shown is only representative.  Most issues do not contain illustrated ads, but have the same look and condition as the one shown.

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152002

Item #152002

January 01, 1859

GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, from Maine, 1859. This newspaper is filled with stories, news and from 1859 showing what life was like during that time in history.

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180122

Moments in British history & literature III...

Item #180122
Moments in British History & Literature III 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s. Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Times, and Gentleman's Magazine. This is the 3rd and final set of a three part collection.

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180121

Moments in British history & literature II...

Item #180121
Moments in British History & Literature II 1790's, 1800's, 1810's, and 1820's. Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Chronicles, and Gentlemans Magazines. This is set 2 of a three part collection.

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180114

Moments in American History V...

Item #180114
Moments in American History V  A Focus on Early Government Each set contains 8 issues of the Niles' National Register from Baltimore, 2 from each decade from the 1810s through the 1840s, with one issue from the 1st half and one from the 2nd half of each decade. Each issue contains much political reporting and news of the day. This is the 5th and final set of a five part collection.... See More  

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180110

The Moments In History Series:

Moments in American History I

Item #180110
Moments in American History I - 1800s, 1810s, 1820s, 1830s, and 1840s Each set contains 5 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are from major American cities, providing national news coverage. This is set 1 of a 5 part collection.

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180101

Martin Van Buren through James Buchanan...

Presidential Collection II - covering 8 administrations...

Item #180101
(8) Presidential Collection II - an eight-issue set containing one newspaper each from the administrations of Martin Van Buren, *William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, and James Buchanan. This is set two of a six-part series.



*Since Harrison served for only 1 month, the issue from his administration will be dated somewhere between his ... See More  
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180083

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #180083
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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180082

Alexander Hamilton's newspaper...

Item #180082
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, 1806 A lot of 6 issues with the front page having at least 4 ship ads, each with a small woodcut of a ship. All issues are in overall good condition, with only minor foxing and rubbing, but may be close-trimmed at the margin. The New-York Evening Post was founded by Alexander Hamilton. The issues within this set are from the first few years after his death.  The newspap... See More  

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180081
Item #180081
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, 1809 A lot of 6 volume I issues. Has news of the day and ads. Occasional foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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180079
Item #180079
THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, 1839 A lot of 10 issues of this uncommon title from the nations capital. Mostly political and Congressional content, plus various ads. Great name for a newspaper from Washington! Traces of foxing, otherwise in very good condition.

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180071

Seven issue collection... Many ship advertisements...

Item #180071
(7) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1800-1803 A lot of 7 issues of this popular title from the Hub City. The set includes many ship ads. Occasional foxing, minimal staining and/or slightly rough margins, but otherwise in good condition.

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180064

19th century 2nd rate lot...

Item #180064
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT (2nd rate - not damaged) of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896.  All are in 2nd rate condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 7 different titles. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, more than normal foxing ad wear, etc., but will not have missing pages or cut-outs.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a colle... See More  

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180042

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #180042
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages.

Niles Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. It pub
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180036

Bound volume, with plates...

Item #180036
Bound volume of GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London, from the 1820-1840 period. Contains over 600 pgs. and has at least 8 full page plates. Six monthly issues each with a full title/index page. Modern bindings and in nice condition.

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180028

Add variety to your collection...

Item #180028
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, NY, 1850's  A lot of 11 issues from the early years of this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame), but all in '2nd rate' condition. Small folio size, 4 pages. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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180003
Item #180003
EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.

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180000

An instant collection...

Item #180000
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of 50 issues, with at least 10 different titles, dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition--not a damaged lot.  No pulpish newspapers!  A great value.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 10 folders for this lot.

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172428

Christmas Day... Charles Dickens, new serial story...

Item #172428

December 29, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 29, 1860 Full ftpg: 'Christmas Day, 1860' shows a family at Christmas dinner. Nice fullpg: 'Christmas Chimes at Trinity Church, N.Y.   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.  In addition, the 1st installment of  "Dickens's Christmas Story - A MESSAGE FROM THE SEA" is also... See More  

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172426

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172426

December 22, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 22, 1860 Nice full front page illus: 'The Seceding South Carolina Delegation' is by Winslow Homer. Fullpg: 'Christmas-Day Then & Now' and fullpg: 'Santa Claus' is a small print of him & larger on people shopping.   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172424

Winslow Homer... The city of Washington...

Item #172424

December 15, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 15, 1860 Ftpg. shows: "The City of Washington from the Dome of the Capitol" as well as "The National Capitol at Washington". Halfpg: "Departure of the St. Louis Bridge for Kansas" & one by Winslow Homer: "Expulsion of Negroes & Abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston" includes a related article mentioning Frederick Douglas... See More  

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172422

Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York...

Item #172422

December 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1860 Ftpg. article & illus. of; 'Hon. Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S.'. Four illus. re. 'The Marine School at Charleston, S.C.'. Terrific & very displayable dblpgctrfld: 'General View of the Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York' shows 7 forts in the vicinity, including ones at Long Is., Staten Is., Gov.'s ... See More  

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172420

Winslow Homer... Thanksgiving Day...

Item #172420

December 01, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 1, 1860 Ftpg: 'Charleston Scenes' includes 'Palmetto Tree & Old Custom House at Charleston' & 'Ft. Sumter From Sullivan's Is.'. Inside illus. of: 'Entrance to Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah, Ga.' & 'Bonaventure Cemetary, Savannah' 'The New State House at Columbia, S.C.' Winslow Homer dblpgctrfld: 'Thanksg... See More  

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172418

Charles Dickens... "Great Expectations"...

Item #172418

November 24, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 24, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Tomb of John C. Calhoun, Charleston, S.C.'. Nice illus. of 'Charles Dickens'. Bkpg. cartoon. This issue begins the serialization of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", with a prefacing editorial concerning this great work. The story continues in subsequent issues.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172416

Election of Abraham Lincoln as President...

Item #172416

November 17, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860  The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.

Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More  

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172414

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #172414

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860  This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809."  Certainly one of the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.

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172412

The Prince of Wales... Charles Dickens story...

Item #172412

November 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1860  Frontpg. has 1/2 pg. print: "The Last of the Prince--The Royal Squadron Steaming Out of Portland Harbor". Fullpg. shows: "Our Recent Vistitors, The Prince of Wales and Suite--At Brady's Gallery, New York". Nice dblpgctrfld. shows an elegant naval parade: "Embarkation of the Prince of Wales at Portland, Maine". ... See More  

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172410

The Prince of Wales at West Point...

Item #172410

October 27, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, October 27, 1860  Fullpg: "Britain Americanized" includes a pool table. Two nice fullpg. prints: "The Prince of Wales at West Point". "Grand Ball to the Prince at the Academy of Music, Boston" plus much more.

Complete in 16 pages.

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172408

Winslow Homer print...

Item #172408

October 20, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Octobert 20, 1860 Full ftpg. cartoonish illus: 'Welcome to the Prince of Wales' is by Winslow Homer. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Ball Given by the Citizens of N.Y. to the Prince of Wales' & more on this.

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172406

Supporting Lincoln and Hamlin in the 1860 Presidential race... William Walker, print and details of life and death...

Item #172406

October 13, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1860  The front page shows "His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Tomb of Washington". Inside shows: "The Late General Walker, the Filibuster".   A 2nd report, "The End of Walker", provides additional details of his death.  Yet another report, "Hondoras... The Capture of Walker", provides... See More  

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172404

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward... General William Walker, death confirmed...

Item #172404

October 06, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1860  Full ftpg. shows: 'His Royal Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales'. Fullpg. shows: "Sheep Owned by Mr. Messenger". 3/4 print shows: "Robert Fleury's Great Picture of the Burning of Heretics by the Roman Catholics at an Auto Da Fe". Nice dblpgctrfld. view of: 'Broadway--Respectfully Dedicated to the Prince o... See More  

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172402

Washington Aqueduct Bridge... Death of General William Walker...

Item #172402

September 29, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 29, 1860  Ftpg. has a one-third pg. illus. of: "The Washington Aqueduct Bridge" in Washington, D.C. Two fullpg. illus. showing: "The Treason of Arnold on the Night of Sept. 21, 1780" & "The Capture of Andre, Sept. 23, 1780". A 1/3 illus. of "Landing of a Party of Garibaldians in Calabria on the Night of August 9-1... See More  

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172400

Francesco II., The King of Naples...

Item #172400

September 22, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 22, 1860  Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Francesco II., The King of Naples." Inside: 1/4 pg. illus. of "Columbia Making Her Toilet to Receive the Prince" and 1/2 pg. of "Columbia's Welcome". 1/2 pg. illus. of "Rev. William Wood Stamp, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society, England, for 1860-1861." 1/2 pg. ill... See More  

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172398

Winslow Homer... Central Park...

Item #172398

September 15, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 15, 1860  Nice halfpg. illus. of: "Hon. Horace Greeley". Great dblpgctrfld: "The Drive in the Central Park, New York" by Winslow Homer shows a "young" Central Park with the trees very small. One-third pg: "General View of the City of London, Canada West". Half-page: "The Prince of Wales' Progress.--King ... See More  

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172396

City of Toronto, Canada... Public Square at Cleveland...

Item #172396

September 08, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 8, 1860  The ftpg has: "A Group of Druses in Lebanon". Fullpg. with 3 "Panoramic Views of the City of Toronto, Canada". Nice dblpgctrfld. has various vignettes on "Public Sq. at Cleveland, Ohio with the Perry Statue" & more on O.H. Perry. Small illus: "The Virgin, an Instrument of Torture", halfpg print: The ... See More  

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172394

The Ohio Holy Stone...

Item #172394

September 01, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1860  Ftpg. has three small prints re: "The Ohio Holy Stone--Great Circular Mound Near Newark, Ohio". Two-thirds pg: "City of Damascus, Syria". Fullpg. shows fireworks upon completion of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, Canada. Fullpg: "Durham & Devon Cows". Another print is: "Proposed New Parliament Buildings ... See More  

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172392

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #172392

August 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860  Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior).  An... See More  

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172390

Montreal, Canada...

Item #172390

August 18, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1860  Ftpg. shows: 'Our Central Park--The Iron Bridge over the Skating Pond'. Halfpg: 'Dheir-El-Kamar, In Syria' Dblpgctrfld. has three: 'General Views of the City of Montreal, Canada' with text. A full page has an illustration: "A Horse Congress--Delegates From the Four Quarters of the Globe".

Complete in 16 pages.... See More  

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172388

The Great Eastern...

Item #172388

August 11, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1860  Inside: 18 small illus. pertaining to "Reminiscences of a visit to the "Great Eastern," by Our Artist July 28, 1860." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The City of Halifax, Nova Scotia." Full pg. illus. containing five smaller illus. pertaining to "Stray Leaves from the Sketchbook of a Lady at Newport." Seven small illus... See More  

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172386

The meteor of July 20...

Item #172386

August 04, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, August 4, 1860  Three large front pg. illus. pertaining to "The Meteor" including "The Meteor of July 20, as seen by J.A. Adams, Esq., at Saratoga Springs," "The Meteor as seen by S.P. Avery, Esq., at Brooklyn," and "The Meteor as seen by J. M'Nevin, Esq., Near Bedford, Long Island." Inside: Two diagrams Pertaining... See More  

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172384

City of Messina... Chicago Zouaves...

Item #172384

July 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 28, 1860  Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Zouaves Executing Their Drill in New York". Two fullpg. prints: "The Spirits Abroad--The Spirit of Disunion" and "The Spirit of Union". Great fullpg. view of: "The City of Messina, Sicily". Bkpg. cartoon concerning the Chicago Zouaves.

Complete in 16 pages.

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172382

American trotting horses...

Item #172382

July 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 21, 1860  Front pg has two nice illustrations: "Mr. Chenery's Stables at Belmont, Massachusetts, Where the Cattle Disease--Pleuro-Pheumonia--First Appeared" and "Part of Mr. Chenery's Herd". Fullpg. with two great illustrations of: "Our American Trotting Horses". Nice & displayable dblpgctrfld: "Review of t... See More  

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172380

Fourth of July...

Item #172380

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.

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172378

Great Eastern Steamship...

Item #172378

July 07, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 7, 1860  Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "Great Eastern Steamship Coming up the Narrows Into the Harbor of New York". Ftpg. shows: "Torture of the Tourniquet as Practiced in the Prisons in Sicily". On page has two illustrations: "The Boys of Palermo Welcoming Garibaldi" and "Garbaldi's Camp Near Palermo, In Sicily".

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