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May 18, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 18, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'the Old Canoe', being displayable. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Filling The Lifeboat' includes the sinking ship. Over 2 pgs. on 'The Founding of Cities in Oklahoma' includes a very early view of 'Oklahoma City' showing not much more than tents & shacks, plus: 'Laying out Town Lots in Guthrie' and more.
Comp... See More
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
March 30, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 30, 1889 This issue features the dblpgctrfld: 'The Last Lull In the Fight' done by Frederic Remington, showing but a few survivors of an Indian attack. Nice fullpg. view of: 'Madison, Wisconsin' showing 3 scenes. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'Last Lodges of the Mandans'
Complete in twenty pages.
August 18, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 18, 1888 Perhaps the most desired print in this issue is the very nice full page by Frederic Remington, captioned: "Geronimo and His Band Returning From a Raid Into Mexico", which is one of the more sought-after of the Remington prints in this title.
Other prints include the full ftpg. W. A. Rogers political cartoon: "Make Way For The Unc... See More
July 14, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1888 Full front pg. illus. of "A Sea Change" pertaining to the front pg. poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cincinnati Centennial Exposition-Venetian Canal in Machinery Hall." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Cincinnati Centennial-Main Hall of the Exposition Building."
Doublepage centerfold of "Promenade Deck of the New... See More
June 16, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1888 Front full pg. illus. of "A Strong Combination." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Quarter Millennial Celebration of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Back Came Those Daredevils of Stuart's."
Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "... See More
October 29, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1887 Full front pg. illus. of "The Presidential Train Approaching Atlanta." Inside are two 1/6 pg. portraits of "Signor Francisco Crispi, Premier of the Italian Ministry" and "The Late Elihu B. Washburne." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Dedication of the Statue of General Meade in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, October 18, 1887... See More
October 08, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887 Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
September 10, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887 The full ftpg. is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association".
But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific double page centerfo... See More
September 03, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1887 Nice full ftpg: 'In Pursuit of Colorow', who was the chief of the Ute Indians. This is a nice, mountainous scene. Great fullpg: 'Sketches of Camden, Maine & its Vicinity' shows 5 scenes.
One-quarter pg. illus. of: 'Colorow, the Chief of the Hostile Utes'. double page centerfold: 'In & Out of Castle Garden... See More
August 27, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1887 Nice full ftpg: 'Protecting The Bluffs At Memphis, Tennessee'. Fullpg: 'At Narragansett Pier--Views of the Casino'. Great double page centerfold: 'Views In Memphis, Tenn.' ' shows 5 scenes. 'Interior View of the New York Clearing House' is in the Supplement issue.
Other news and advertisements of the day are ... See More
November 20, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1886 Very nice full ftpg: "The Antlers (hotel), Colorado Springs" is decorative. Full page print: "'The Acharnians' of Aristophanes at the Academy of Music". Fullpg: "Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Harvard" & "Irrigation In Colorado" shows 4 scenes and is very decorative. Full page shows 4 s... See More
October 09, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1886 The full front page is a print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "In From The Night Herd" (see). Other prints inside include a nice full page: "Over The Rocky Mountains on the Northern Pacific Railroad" by Charles Graham; a double page centerfold: "The New York Riding Club"; another smaller R... See More
October 02, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886 One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 ... See More
September 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1886 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration entitled "Jack Sprang Upon the Fellow, and Caught Him by the Throat" which accompanies a story "The World Went Very Well Then". Inside the issue is a very nice full page Thomas Nast print: "The Being That He Really Believes In". A one-quarter page pr... See More
June 05, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1886 Full ftpg. illus: 'Oliver Wendell Holmes'. Nice fullpg: 'Annual Meet of the Wheelmen at Boston' is a great illus. of men on high-wheeled bicycles. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Rafting Logs' shows 10 scenes, including a central theme from the Wisconsin area. 3/4pg. Nast illustration.
Other news and advertisements of the day... See More
June 05, 1886
TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886
* Rare title
Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before.
Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, som... See More
August 01, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885 Full ftpg: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant' shows him on his deathbed. Fullpg: 'On the Roof of a Ten... See More
July 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1885 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "What the Position of a President of the United States Really Is." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Commander Gorringe" and "A. E. Stevenson, First Assistant Postmaster-General." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Sloop Yacht "Puritan"." Full pg. illus. containing fiv... See More
June 18, 1885
THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885
* Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge
* Women's temperance movement
Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
January 07, 1885
THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 7, 1885
* Rare title
This was a a prohibition newspaper which advocated against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle.
Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.... See More
August 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1884 Front page print: "Lieutenant A. W. Greely". Full page with 4 scenes: "Pelham Park, New York". Two full pages on "The Rescue of the Greely Expedition".
A very nice fullpg. illus. of "The Bartholdi Statue of Liberty--Beginning the Work of Removal" of the scaffolding, showing half of it above the rooftops. 2... See More
August 02, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1884 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Key-Note of the Great Presidential Trial". Inside has a fullpg: "At the Mouth of the Columbia River" which includes a view of Astoria, Oregon. There is a terrific fullpg. print: "Buffalo Hunting" which shows 9 scenes. Also a full page: "The Rescue of the Su... See More
May 29, 1884
THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 1884 A prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle.
Eight pages, nice condition.
February 09, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1884 Full front pg. portrait of "The Late Wendell Phillips." Inside are many illus. pertaining to "The Seventeenth Exhibition of the American Water Color Society, at the National Academy of Design." Full pg. illus. containing nine illus. of "Port Eads, South Pass of the Mississippi." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Going to the... See More
December 08, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883 The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.
Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More
September 30, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1882 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Proud Day For England". But the most notable print would be the very nice half page baseball print titled: "The Providence Base-Ball Club" showing the team in uniform, with bats and balls as well. The players are identified by name, including the manager: Harry Wright.... See More
January 29, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1881 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Foreign Encroachment'. Nice full page: 'The Ice-blockade in the Rivers & Bay'. Nice full page: 'Miseries of a January Thaw in New York' includes 9 vignettes. Three-Quarter page: "Military Field-Sports - Wrestling on Horseback". Dramatic half page: 'Out on a ... See More
September 01, 1880
OUR UNION, New York, September 1, 1880 As printed in the dateline, this was the: "Organ Of The Woman's National & International Christian Temperance Unions." Logically, much of the content is focused on prohibition and other temperance concerns. The front page has an article on: "Mrs. Harriet C. McCabe, of Ohio, The First Crusade President" along with an illustrat... See More
March 15, 1880
OUR UNION, New York, March 15, 1880
* Rare title
As printed in the dateline, this was the: "Organ Of The Woman's National & International Christian Temperance Unions." Logically, much of the content is focused on prohibition and other temperance concerns.
Complete in 8 pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches, great condition.... See More
July 17, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1875 Full front page: 'The Great Rifle Match'; nice full page cartoon showing: 'Sketches in Charleston, S.C.' showing mostly Blacks; great full page: 'Railroad Building on the Great Plains' is great for display. A Black-themed cartoonish full page illustration: 'Hi! Abe. Come Under de Brellar! Does yer Want to Sunstruc... See More
January 23, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 23, 187 5 Full front pg. illus. of "Alfonso XII. of Spain, and His Mother, Ex-Queen Isabella." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Drawing his Sword for the Political Roman Church."
Doublepage centerfold entitled "Disaster on the St. Bernard-Overwhelmed by Snow." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Lieutenant General P.H. Sheridan." 1/... See More
February 21, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 21, 1874 Full ftpg: "The Foster Mother" shows a young girl caring for new born chicks. Nice fullpg. with 11 vignettes of: "Scenes in the Life of a Wrecker" & nice fullpg: "Running the rapids of New River, Va." Halfpg: "Pickerel Fishing thru the Ice" and "A Deer Camp in the Michigan Woods"
Complete in sixteen pages... See More
April 30, 1873
THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 30, 1873
* Battle of Sand Butte
* Modocs Indians War
* Scarface Charley victory
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "Battling The Modocs" "Disastrous Fight In The Lava Beds" and more. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/3 columns.
This issue is not fragile as... See More
April 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1873 The front page features a fullpage illustration: "The Right Hon. William Evart Gladstone, Premier of England". One-quarter page: "The Church of St. Augustine, Kalamazoo, Michigan". Halfpage: "Patrick Bunbury at Home" shows two boys playing baseball: one boy with a bat and the other pitching to him; this also features ... See More
June 19, 1869
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1869
* Henry Jarvis Raymond death (1st report)
* New York Times co-founder - journalist
* "Godfather of the Republican Party"
Page 3 has an article headed: "Obituary" "Henry Jarvis Raymond" "Editor Of The New York Times" (see) Text takes up over 2 full columns.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice con... See More
January 10, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, New York, NY, January 10, 1865
* Conflict of Authority in South
The front page of this issue has headlines "The South", "Conflict of Authority in the South", "The States Rights Doctrine Giving Jeff. Davis Trouble", "A Quarrel on His Hands with the Governors of Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi" and "The Blair Peace Commission&quo... See More
December 29, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 29, 1863
* Battle of Chickamauga - Tennessee
* General George H. Thomas official report
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "The Battle of Chickamauga - Official Report of Major-Gen. Thomas" which is very detailed & takes nearly 2 columns; "Progress of the War In Florida", "Description of the C... See More
May 13, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1862 The front page is dominated by a quite large Civil War map headed: "The Battle-Field Before Williamsburg" which shows much detail.
Also on the ftpg. are various column heads including: "Occupation of Norfolk" "Proclamation of Gen. Wool" "All Their Steamers Destroyed" "Affairs At Richmond" "The Execution of... See More
June 12, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1858 The front page article "A Visit to Captain Howes, of The Schoonoer 'Mobile'" also features a half-page illustration "The British Officer Boarding the 'Mobile' and a smaller illustration 'Side of the 'Mobile,' Showing the Mark of the Rifle-Ball". A text article on "Luncan's Light". "... See More
June 21, 1856
NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856
* John C. Fremont nomination
* 1st nominated for United States president
A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont.
The report shown is of the North American Party, nominating Fremont & Johnston for President & Vice President. This party would soon join the recently created ... See More
June 19, 1856
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856
* Republican Party is formed
* John C. Fremont nomination
* 1st nominated for United States president
A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform.
The front page has: "Re... See More
March 23, 1842
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 23, 1842
* St. Patrick's Day meets the Temperance Movement in Washington, D.C.
The front page has considerable coverage of the St. Patrick's Day festivities held in Washington, D.C., which includes details regarding a special event held at the Fuller's Hotel, and is accompanied by appreciative letters of rejection from b... See More
September 17, 1666
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 17, 1666
* The Great London Fire disaster
* Charles II of England creates safety codes
Certainly one of the more notable events in London history was the Great Fire which began on September 2. Very shortly thereafter, in an effort to rebuild London in a safe manner, the King issue various directives as to how the city would be rebuilt.
This text... See More
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