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172054

Florence Nightingale...

Item #172054

June 06, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1857  Front page illustration and text on 'Florence Nightingale' and 'Annie M. Andrews'. An article on 'What Is To become of Nicaragua?' with reference to William Walker. Half page: 'The Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory' & 'Lane's Fort on Mount Oread, Near Lawrence, Kansas Territory' Earl... See More  

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172052

The new Arctic expedition...

Item #172052

May 30, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1857  Front page includes a 1/3 page illustration featuring a nice view of the town of: 'Concord, New Hampshire'. Several illustrations from "The Rebellion in Borneo - A British Walker" including: 'Drying the heads of their enemies' over a fire. Two half-page illustrations entitled: 'Chinese War Junks' and 'Announcin... See More  

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172050

General Walker in Nicaragua... New York Bay...

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May 23, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1857  One page has: 'The Quarantine Station, Staten Island' 'Map of New York Bay' 'Site of the Proposed Fever Station, Sequine's Point, Staten Island.' with accompaning article. Eight illustrations of a journey in 'Zulu Land - A Journey Thither', one showing an African's leg being eaten by an alligator.

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172048

Nicaragua... Charlotte Bronte...

Item #172048

May 16, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1857  Four illustrations of: "Rivers and Cities of Nicaragua", including "Junction of the San Carlos and San Juan Rivers", a small illustration of: "Jersey Pearls from Tiffany & Co."; illustrations of "Charlotte Bronte", four back page cartoons, and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and co... See More  

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172046

The Great Eastern...

Item #172046

May 09, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1857  From its first year. An article entitled: "The Old Brick Church And Its Pastor" with two illustrations "Gardiner Spring, D.D." and "The Old Brick Church". Methods of punishment in China "Celestial Jurisprudence" which features several small illustrations. "The Opening of the Burdell Murder Trial".

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172044

Transatlantic telegraph cable...

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May 02, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 2, 1857  Two half page scenes showing the 'Niagara' laying the telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, with the accompany article: "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph" and small illustration of Professor Morse among others. Also an illustration: "The Transatlantic Telegraph Wire, Full Size".

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172042

Mormons...

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April 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1857  Most of the front page is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'. Inside contains several illustrations of Chinese entitled "Some Celestial Paradoxes". Several illustrations on: "A Ranger's Life In Nicaragua" and two on carrier pigeons. This is a volume one issue, with smaller illustrations than found in later iss... See More  

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172038

President Buchanan's cabinet...

Item #172038

April 11, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1857  Nice full page shows: 'The Cabinet' of President Buchanan, with displayable portraits of the seven men, with an accompanying article.

Also within are several illustrations regarding the war between Persia and England.

Complete in 16 pages, good condition

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172036

William Walker... Charles Goodyear...

Item #172036

April 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1857  The front page features an article entitled "After Walker, What Next?" Inside: 'The Story of India Rubber' includes an illustration of 'Charles Goodyear, the American Inventor' and illustrations of 'Tapping the Rubber Tree'. "An Albany Dutchman in Holland" which features several small illustrations.

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172034

The Dred Scott decision... General Walker...

Item #172034

March 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1857  The volume 1 #13 issue. The front page has some discussion on "The Dred Scott Case" with talk on the supposed decision (which was accurate), and some editorializing on it. No illustrations regarding the Dred Scott decision.

A few small illustrations on Nicaragua with a separate small article of coverage on General Walker's movement... See More  

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172032

Bermuda...

Item #172032

March 21, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1857  An article entitled "Welcome to Horace Vernet" features a small illustration of him as well as a drawing by him which contains his autograph with date. Contains ten illustrations of Bermuda and its people in this article headed: 'A Cruise To the Somers Islands'. Few other illustrations, still being an early volume one issue.

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172030

Inauguration of President Buchanan... Dred Scott Decision...

Item #172030

March 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857  A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.

Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More  

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172028

Taking of Chinese forts...

Item #172028

March 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1857  A volume 1 issue with a limited number of illustrations, including a few scenes of 'The Wild Huntsman'. An article entitled "How We Took the Chinese Forts" with illustrations 'Barrier Forts' 'Attack of the Portsmouth and Levant Upon the Forts' and 'Fort Tung-Un, after the Complete in 16 pages, in good conditio... See More  

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172026

Australia's gold fields...

Item #172026

February 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1857  Several illustrations from Australia's gold fields including scenes captioned: 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields on Mt. Alexander' and a view of 'Melbourne'. Also an illustration of 'James Boswell' but very few illustrations otherwise.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additio... See More  

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172024

Scenes of Peru...

Item #172024

February 21, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1857  Includes small illustrations of: "Henry Jenkins" and "Old Parr." Many illustrations pertaining to Peru including: "Revolution in Peru-Arica Bombarded by General Vivanco," "Jesuit Church," "Palace of Manco Capac, Cuzco," "Church at Cuzco," "Revolution in Peru-Islay, General Vivanc... See More  

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172022

Map of Southern Africa... Costa Rica...

Item #172022

February 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1857 Just the 7th issue of this title. Two-thirds pg: "Map of the African Continent" showing the bottom half of it. Two pages with 8 prints of: "A Tramp Through the Backwoods of Costa Rica".

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and/or related text.

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172020

Creation of the flying eagle cent...

Item #172020

February 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 7, 1857   This is the volume one, number six issue as this famous title didn't begin publication until January, 1857.

Page 3 not only has a nice article on the new Flying Eagle penny, but it also includes an illustration of both the obverse and reverse of the new coin.

The complete text, headed "Not A Red Cent" takes half a column a... See More  

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172018

Dr. Livingstone... William Walker...

Item #172018

January 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1857  Early from the first year (issue #5) with relatively few illustrations, but including a nice one of; "Dr. Livingstone, the African Explorer". Also is an article "Walker and Nicaragua".  A few scenes from Russia. "More Insanity" showing several cures.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), an... See More  

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172016

Scenes of Persia...

Item #172016

January 24, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1857  Many small illustrations on Persia including: "Nasr-ood-deen the Sha of Persia.", and including prints of Persians, Baghdad, camels, and horses. See photos for details.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.

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172014

One of the earliest issues...

Item #172014

January 17, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1857  This is just the third issue published. Very few illustrations, but they include: 'Peter Cartwright, the Pioneer Preacher of the West' 'Modern Naples' which has 3 illustrations.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.

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Item #172012

January 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1857  The 2nd issue ever published. The only illustrations are a few small scenes from Paraguay, as few issues from the first year had many prints. Please see photos for details.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.

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172010

"A Police-Officer's Seven Thousand Mile Chase"...

Item #172010

January 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1857  Few titles from the 19th century are as well known to the general public as this one, very widely circulated and often cited by contemporaries of the day. This newspaper would publish for 60 years and did much to document--in its many prints--the lifestyles of America in the last half of the 19th century, and for better or worse brought the horr... See More  

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153608

For women... Lasted for just a year...

Item #153608
MERRIMACK MAGAZINE AND LADIES' LITERARY CABINET, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1806  A weekly newspaper apparently for women as suggested by the title, containing mostly literary-related content, topical reports, poetry and occasional bits of news. The issue shown is an example of the condition and look of this title.  The issue you will receive may be of a different date, but will be ... See More  

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153607

The price of things in 1803...

Item #153607
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Phila., 1803  Taking most of the ftpg. is a chart: "Philadelphia Current Prices". Also on the ftpg. are "Prices Of Stocks" "Bills of Exchange" "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Weekly Almanac" "Discount Days" for banks and a post office schedule.

Four pages, stray writing in the upper margin, otherwise good.... See More  

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153269

From the year Minnesota became a state...

Item #153269
SAINT PAUL DAILY MINNESOTIAN, 1858. This is a Minnesota newspaper from the year Minnesota became a state! Very early, complete in 4 pages, quite white condition, some margin tears but otherwise in very nice, clean condition. Various news of the day and a tremendous wealth of advertisements.

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153268

Quite early from Cincinnati...

Item #153268
LIBERTY HALL & CINCINNATI GAZETTE, Ohio, 1826  An interesting and early newspaper from Cincinnati with a curious title. Various news of the day and many ads, some of which are illustrated.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 12 by 13 inches with 4 pages. Some foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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153267

Pre-Civil War North Carolina...

Item #153267
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, NC, 1859-1860 (plus pre-CW 1861). A nice newspaper from the South from not long before the outbreak of the Civil War. A greaet wealth of small ads plus various news of the day. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 22x15 inches and contains 4 pages.

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153266

With sports reporting...

Item #153266
BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON, & SPORTING CHRONICLE, London, 1828  An interesting four page newspaper with a wide range of content, including news of the day and various sporting events. Several illustrations within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 16 by 24 inches, wear at edges, li... See More  

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153265

From Washington, D.C. ...

Item #153265
EXTRA GLOBE, Washington, D.C., 1835. A 16 page newspaper filled with political news and some other tidbits. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 12x9 inches, nice condition.

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153264

Farming news from over 200 years ago...

Item #153264
AMERICAN FARMER, Baltimore, 1820  Subtitled: "Rural Economy, Internal Improvements, Prices Current" which pretty much describes the content within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 9 by 11 inches and contains 8 pages, nice condition.

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153261

For the Odd Fellows...

Item #153261
THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, 1848  Subtitled: "A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Odd Fellowship & Matters & Things in General."

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 11 by 14 inches and contains 8 pages.

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153255

Penny magazine from London...

Item #153255
THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, 1836  A small illustrated periodical with an illustrated front page. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 8 by 12 inches, 8 pages, some foxing throughout.

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153252

Item #153252
THE FREE CHURCH CIRCULAR, Oneida Reserve, 1850 A periodical from the Oneida Community published by George Noyes. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 9x6 inches and contains 16 pages.

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153251

Wonderful masthead... Early 19th century Dutch newspaper...

Item #153251
DEREIZENDE NIEUWS-BODE, Amsterdam, 1836  A curious little newspaper in Dutch, perhaps most noted for the comparatively large, nice engraving on the front page of a man on horseback "trumpeting" the news. I believe the title translates to "Traveling News boy". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will be from ... See More  

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153250

A penny magazine...

Item #153250
AMERICAN PENNY MAGAZINE & FAMILY NEWSPAPER, New York, 1845. A small-size magazine with a front page illustration and a few more inside. Variety of content but not current news of the day.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date.

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153248

Early engraving of the old Capitol building...

Item #153248

January 01, 1854

THE PEOPLE'S JOURNAL, New York, 1854  A curious little periodical which features a great engraving of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. before the new dome was erected during Lincoln's administration. Contains a wide range of content with many illustrations within. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have th... See More  

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153130

Quite uncommon from Wisconsin...

Item #153130
THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee and Fort Atkinson, 1861  A quite uncommon newspaper from Wisconsin with various news of the day (pre and early Civil War era news) & a wealth of ads. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 14 by 21 inches, never bound nor trimmed, 8 pages. Occasiona... See More  

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153128

A racist newspaper from just before the Civil War...

Item #153128
THE WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, New York, 1860  This was an anti-black racist newspaper in theme, although the content contains other items as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 16 by 21 inches and contains 4 pages. Uneven margins with various tears at the margins, some extending a bit into... See More  

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153126

A child's newspaper to be read on the Sabbath...

Item #153126
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, 1851 A little newspaper "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as printed in the masthead. Its purpose was described in its prospectus of a few years earlier: "Inasmuch as every juvenile periodical is, and will be perused, to a greater or less extent, on the Sabbath, it is intended that The Well-Spring, like the publications of... See More  

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153125

Interesting title from 1807...

Item #153125
THE WEEKLY INSPECTOR, New York, 1807  An early & curious little publication with a wide range of content although most seems to be news-focused and not literary in nature.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 8 inches and contains 16 pages.

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153124

Short-lived campaign newspaper to electd Andrew Jackson...

Item #153124
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington,  1828  This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor.&q... See More  

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153105

Early Charleston...

Item #153105
THE SUNDAY VISITANT, Charleston, South Carolina, 1819 A quite early newspaper from the South, subtitled: "Weekly Repository of Christian Knowledge" this is obviously a religiously-themed newspaper. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 11x9 inches and contains 4 pages... See More  

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153102

For children of the 1830's...

Item #153102
PARLEY'S MAGAZINE, Boston, 1833  A little newspaper for children with several illustrations within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 8 inches and contains approximately 8 pages. Occasional foxing and uneven margins.

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153100

A small size title over 200 years old...

Item #153100
THE PHILADELPHIA REGISTER & NATIONAL RECORDER, 1819  A small-size paper with varied content including news of the day, politics, and other items.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 9 1/2 by 5 3/4  inches with 16 pages. Minor foxing.

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153099

With nice masthead engraving...

Item #153099

January 01, 1820

THE PLOUGH BOY, Albany, New York, 1820 Subtitled: "And Journal of the Board of Agriculture". Basically an agricultural-themed paper, but other content as well. The masthead features a nice engraving of a man & horse plowing a field. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 12x10 inches, 8 pag... See More  

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153098

By Oliver Oldschool...

Item #153098
THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, 1802  "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq." Contains literary content, but some political editorials and comments as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, and will generally be in better condition.

Measures 10 by 13 inches and contains 8 pages.... See More  

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153096

Towards reforming British politics...

Item #153096
THE REFORMERS' GAZETTE, Glasgow, Scotland, 1832 A small periodical with a very ornate and decorative engraving in the masthead. This is a political piece focused on the reform of some aspect of Scottish or British politics at the time.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be of this year & will have the format as shown. Measures 8 by 5 inches with  16... See More  

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$25.00
153095

Paul Revere foundry advertisement...

Item #153095
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Boston, 1822  A nice newspaper with news and ads of the day, but the prime item in this issue is the front page, illustrated advertisement for the Joseph Revere bell foundry (son of Paul). Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures approximately 21x15 inches and contain... See More  

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153092

Short-lived title supporting John Fremont for President...

Item #153092
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, 1856. This is the "CAMPAIGN EDITION" as printed at the very top of the first column on the front page. A rather scarce title, complete in 8 pages supporting John Fremont for President, as noted in the ad on pg. 4. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 22x19 ... See More  

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153089

A religious newspaper...

Item #153089
THE NEW YORK EVANGELIST, New York, 1846  As the title might suggest, a religious paper with much religious content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 21 by 27 inches with four pages. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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