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172122

Massacre at Cawnpore...

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January 23, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 23, 1858  The full front page illustration is entitled: 'In The Bitter Cold'. "Hon. Charles O'Conor" with an accompanying article. "The Great Massacre at Cawnpore" also features two illustrations; "The House in Which the Women and Children were Slaughtered at Cawnpore" and "The Arrest of the Missionaries by ... See More  

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172120

General Walker...

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January 16, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 16, 1858  The front page shows: 'Coming Out of a Fashionable Church'. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' includes two views of Antioch. "Dogographs" features two comical illustrations of "The Low Dog" and "The Fast Dog" of society. Nice illustration of 'The Central Market at Paris'.

Text article "The... See More  

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172118

Early portrait of Jefferson Davis...

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January 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1858  The front page has a very nice and somewhat large illustration of Jefferson Davis, with the remainder of the front page being a lengthy biography of him. Nice item on him before he would be thrust into much greater prominence during the Civil War.

Text article entitled "The Rights and Wrongs of Filibusterism" which references William ... See More  

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172116

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

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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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172112

Early Santa... The Mormon War...

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December 26, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1857  Nice front page illustration and article on: 'The Hon. Stephen A. Douglas'. A two page story entitled: 'The Wonders of Santa Claus' includes eight illustrations, four of which show Santa Claus. Very early illustration of Santa.

Also included is text coverage of" "The Mormon War". "American Homes in New York... See More  

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172110

Dogs... India...

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December 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19,1857  Front half-page illustration of "General Sir Henry Havelock at the Head of His Staff." Inside two illustrations of dogs including "The Great American Dog, 'Prince' and 'Bill' the London Fire-Escape Dog." Two illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "The Tomb of Saint ... See More  

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172108

Meeting of Congress...

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December 12, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1857  The front page features 'Our Mayors' and the half-page illustrations of 'Hon. Fernado Wood, Mayor of New York' and 'Hon. Daniel F. Tiemann, Mayor-Elect'. An article "Rev. William R. Williams, D.D. - Pastor of Amity Street Baptist Church, NY' also features a small illustration of him. 'Travel Notes in Bible ... See More  

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172106

Thanksgiving...

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December 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1857  Front 1/4 page illustration of "The Late General Cavaignac." Inside a large illustration of "Monument to Major-General Worth at New York." Also many illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Times" including "A Maronite Excommunicated," "The Subterranean Passage," and "The Great Te... See More  

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172104

Charles Dickens... Dr. Livingstone... Brigham Young...

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November 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857  The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.

A text article "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hostility ... See More  

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172102

India... Charles Dickens...

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November 21, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21,1857  Large front page illustration of "Hon. Nathaniel P. Banks, Governor Elect of Massachusetts." Inside is a text article "More Filibusterism in Nicaragua" pertaining to.. "General William Walker, late President of Nicaragua, has left New Orleans with four hundred men to renew the struggle in that republic."

Inside c... See More  

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172100

Charles Dickens... Rev. Spugeon...

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November 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857  Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.

Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More  

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172098

Charles Dickens...

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November 07, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857  The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations.  Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More  

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172096

Charles Dickens...

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October 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1857  The front page shows: 'The Dry Goods Epidemic, Broadway at Three p.m.' Over one-third page shows: 'Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank During the Panic', in Wall Street. Two pages with five illustrations: 'What to See at Manilla' in the Philippines. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features several small illustra... See More  

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172094

George Washington...

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October 24, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24,1857  The front page features 1/2 page illustration of "Militia-Day" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Sreenath alias Nena Sahib" and "The Latest Paris Fall Fashions" (dresses). Inside almost double page map of "A Chart in Relief of British India" with the accompanying article "History of t... See More  

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172092
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October 17, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1857  The front page illustration of "Alexander Grant, Fireman of the 'Central America'" accompanies the article entitled "Alexander Grant, the Man Who Couldn't Be Drowned". Two illustrations inside pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "What Steenburger Saw in the Harem" and "G... See More  

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172090

Financial panic on Wall Street... Brigham Young...

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October 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857  Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More  

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172088

The 'Central America' disaster... Mining life in California...

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October 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1857  The front page article: "Thrilling Narrative of a Ship-Wrecked Passenger on Board the 'Central America" features the nearly half-page illustration 'Wreck of the Central America, Adrift on the Ocean'. Five nice illustrations on two pages regarding: 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and... See More  

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172086

The 'Central America' disaster...

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September 26, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1857  This issue contains the first report of 'The "Central America", the great ship wreck: "...The catastrophe which we all deplore -- which in the midst of panic strikes a deeper thrill... we can only sympathize and bow in humility, confessing human weakness, and saying, 'Thy will be done!'"

The front page feature... See More  

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172084

Brigham Young... Malay pirates...

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September 19, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857  The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More  

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172082

Stock Market... Cocking's Parachute... Steam-Plows...

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September 12, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1857  Fine front page illustration plus an article on: "The New York Stock Board In Session" being a fine and early graphic on the Stock Exchange. "Barth's Travels in North and Central Africa" features several illustrations. "Flirtation at Newport" article features several small illustrations. The "Home the Am... See More  

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172080

The Holy Lands...

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September 05, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1857  The front page features: "Princess Charlotte of Belgium" with the accompany article; "The New Archduchess of Austria". Three prints of "The Hair, and Styles of Wearing it". Small print of "Rev. Eugenio Kincaid, Missionary to Burmah". "The Valley of the Amazon" features several smaller illustrat... See More  

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172078

Dr. Livingstone... What a Jew may do...

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August 29, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1857  The front page has an illustration of: 'Broadway, Opposite the St. Nicholas at Four of the Afternoon' which is somewhat cartoonish. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features illustration of 'Sidon' and 'Grave-Yard'. 'Our Watering-Place Correspondence' features several small illustrations. 'Dr. Livingstone... See More  

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172076

Life in the Washington Territory...

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August 22, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1857  The front page features the article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" and features three small illustrations plus a half page illustration "Tyre From the Isthmus".  One page has 4 illustrations of 'Frontier Life In Washington Territory'. 'A Trip to the White Mountains' includes 8 comic illustrations. Full pag... See More  

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172074

Bathing at Newport...

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August 15, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1857  The front page features and article and illustration of 'The King of Delhi'. 'Travel Note of Bible Lands' includes an illustration of: 'Haifa and Mount Carmel' and 'The Monks of Mount Carmel'. A half-page illustration of 'The William and Ann, in which General Wolfe sailed to Quebec in 1759'. An article ent... See More  

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172072

The Holy Laands & much more...

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August 08, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857   Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More  

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172070

Five Winslow Homer prints...

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August 01, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1857  The front page has illustrations of" "Tomb of Joseph (at Shechem)" and "Approach to Samaria" with an article: 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. The double page centerfold is taken up with five prints by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Match Between Sophs and Freshman -The Opening" "Freshmen"... See More  

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172068

Flying machines... Hot air balloons...

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July 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857  The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More  

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172066

The Holy Lands...

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July 18, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1857  The front page has a half page illustration of: 'Hebron', being an overview of the city with the accompany article 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Also small front page illustration of: 'Pilgrims Bathing in the Jordan'.

Inside has 9 small prints regarding: 'The Siamese--The Franks of Asia'. A full page illustration ... See More  

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172064

Brigham Young... San Francisco... Mormon Temple...

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July 11, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1857  Front page shows: "Camp of the Pilgrims to the Jordan" and a half page: "Valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea" with a related article: "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Small print of: "John P. Durbin, D.D." Nice two-thirds page print: "The City of San Francisco, California".

Nice article: "Salt La... See More  

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172062

Cincinnati and St. Louis...

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July 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857  The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'.  Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... See More  

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172060

Louisville, Kentucky... Jamestown prints...

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June 27, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1857  Front page includes "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" an illustration of 'Bethany' in Palestine. Inside has a nice & quite early quarter-page view of the 'City of Louisville, Kentucky'. Quarter page: 'St. Luke's Home for Indigent Females'.

"The Jamestown Celebration" Jamestown, Virginia (Jamestown S... See More  

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172058

General Warren's monument.. The Bible lands...

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June 20, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1857  The full front page features "Prince Frederic William of Prussia, and the Princess Royal of England" which also has an inside accompanying article.

"Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features nearly half page illustration of: 'Bethlehem' and a smaller print of: 'Grotto of Christ's Birth' & 'Church of the... See More  

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172056

Yachting...

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June 13, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857  The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More  

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172054

Florence Nightingale...

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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...

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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.

An article... See More  

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172048

Nicaragua... Charlotte Bronte...

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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...

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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".

A... See More  

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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".

Articles entitled: "The... See More  

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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...

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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.

Com... See More  

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172034

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

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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...

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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.

Co... See More  

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172030

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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