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June 05, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1869 Inside has a very nice half page print: "Completion of the Pacific Railroad - Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands" being a fine display item. A half page illustration is of the "Great Fire at Dayton, Ohio - Destruction of Turner's Opera-House". Three prints on the "Cu... See More
January 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More
January 09, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869 The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" shows Grant and Miss Liberty. Inside the issue is full page illustration by Winslow Homer "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" is a nice overview. A page features two half page illustra... See More
February 23, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 23, 1861 The front page is taken up with: "Chantrey's Statue of Washington, Now in the State House at Boston, Massachusetts". Prints within include: "Officers' Quarters at Fort Sumter", "Good-by to Sumter", and a quarter page print by famed artist Winslow Homer: "The Late Rev. Dr. Murray", plus a great full p... See More
May 27, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865 The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".
Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More
January 24, 1857
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, January 24, 1857 The front page of this issue contains the "Wreck of the Arcadia on Sable Island - British Humane Society's Medal" and contains a half-page illustration of the wreck and a small illustration of the medal. Within in the issue is"View of Gaeta, Italy"; a nice double-page centerfold "View in Boston Harbo... See More
June 25, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More
May 12, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1883 The full front page illustration of this issue is of the "Seventh Annual Bench Show of the Westminster Kennel Club, New York" which show 10 dogs. An accompanying article as well.
Two A. B. Frost prints, half page "Here He Found His Companion and Mr. Mincheon" and 1/3 page "The Betrothal" accompany and article entitled... See More
March 27, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1886 Full ftpg. is the famous Nast political cartoon: 'Our System of Feathering Nests Breeds Tweeds all Over the Land'. Halfpg: 'New Railroad Bridge Across the Ohio Near Louisville'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Sinking of the 'Oregon'--Transferring the Passengers'. Halfpg: 'Interior of a Life-saving Station... See More
July 22, 1854
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854
* Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view
* The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
* Mormons - Mormonism &n... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
July 21, 1866
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 21, 1866 The full front page has five framed portraits of: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players", with a few baseball embellishments. There is a related report on the third page: "The Officers Of The National Association Of Base Ball Players."
Inside has two small views of the Delaware Water Gap, plus a f... See More
January 04, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862
* Winslow Homer Christmas print
The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861".
Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from ... See More
October 11, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 11, 1862 The front page has two illustrations: "Flight of the Inhabitants of Sharpsburg at the Approach of Their Rebel Deliverers" and "Ford Near Shepherdstown, On the Potomac--Picket Firing Across the River".
Prints inside include a full page of: "The Battle of Antietam--First Maryland Battery in the Fore-Ground" and anot... See More
March 23, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889 A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines." Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two related illustrations on the making of it for the Jewish feast. Yet another page is entirely taken u... See More
November 01, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1879 The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Blacks & captioned: "The Next Debut - Now Let General M.C. Butler, of South Carolina, Show How Bulldozing Is Done."
Prints inside include a halfpg: "The Avery Institute, Charleston, S.C."; a fullpg: "International Cricket Match at Phila." "The Ute War-... See More
March 09, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861
* Extradition case of John Anderson
* Canada West escaped slave w/ print
“The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his... See More
March 09, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to A... See More
November 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More
November 28, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1885 (with Supplement) Full ftpg. by Nast, shows a pilgrim about to carve a turkey on 'the Union Altar'. Fullpg: 'Washington Market the Day Before Thanksgiving' & 'Galveston After the Fire' halfpg: 'The Billiard Tournament at Chicago' & 'An Incident of the Small-pox Epidemic in Montreal' plus SUPPLEME... See More
September 10, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1881 Full ftpg print by W. A. Rogers: "An Anxious Night in the Cabinet Room". Full page print: "Excursion of Five Points Children and Their Mothers". Nice fullpg. scene of the inside of "The New York Stock Exchange". Doublepage centerfold: "The Exportation of Cattle from New York to England"plus much more.
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July 25, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1885 Halfpg: 'The New Bridge Over the Alabama at Selma'. Nearly fullpg. by Nast: 'The 'Practical' Politician's Love for the Negro'. Fullpg: 'Fireworks at Manhattan Beach' is nice. Great fullpg: 'A steeplechase at Monmouth Park'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Greenwood Lake', N.Y.
Other news and advertis... 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
March 09, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1878 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus." Inside has a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Dollar"; a quarter page portrait of "Pope Leo XIII."; a half page: "Ice Boating at Madison, Wisconsin"; most of a doublepage centerfold: "Stanley in Afric... See More
March 06, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1858 A full page illustration: 'Sleighing In Broadway' is very displayable. An article "Skating, From a Lady's Point of View" features a half page illustration 'Skating In New England' and "Skating in the North of Europe'. "Hon. Henry Wilson, U.S. Senator of Massachusetts" is featured on the front page. ... See More
July 09, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 Nice doublepage centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry" "The Observatory" "The Chemical Laboratory" "The Main ... See More
May 23, 1885
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche".
Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of 7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the P... See More
June 10, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1865 The full front page is a nice print of: "The Grand Review at Washington--General Meade & Staff Passing the Principal Stand" during a parade of returning Civil War soldiers. Another prime item is the doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast, titled: "Victory And Death" showing six vignettes of the somber side of war (see).
Othe... See More
September 26, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1885 There are a number of fine prints in this issue including a full ftpg. of: "Canon Farrar", plus inside page prints of "The Dead Jumbo" the elephant; A Thomas Nast print "We Have Not Given Up Ruling the Waves Yet"; a one-third pg: "Cricket Match between the Gentlemen of Philadelphia & the English Visiting... See More
February 10, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1900 Full page Remington: "The War In South Africa - A Close Call For Rimington's Scouts". Doublepage centerfold illustration "Lincoln's Address At Gettysburg, November 19, 1863". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
September 02, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 2, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Hot Day at the Fair." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Moment in Congress for the Repeal of the Sherman Act." Full pg. of illus. of "Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association at Wolfe Island, St. Lawrence River." Two full pg. illus. of "The National... See More
September 08, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 8, 1866 Great full ftpg: 'Pictures of the South--Magnolia Grove on the Shell Rd. at Mobile, Ala.' Fullpg; 'Pictures of the South--Baton Rouge, La.' & 'The Game of Croquet'. Halfpg 'The 'three-card monte'--A Scene on Coney Island' Good.
June 15, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1895 Fullpg: 'Grand Saloon of the New Am. Liner 'St. Louis' '. Fullpg: 'New Terminal in Brooklyn of the N.Y. & Brooklyn Bridge' & fullpg: 'Bicycles on Riverside Dr.' Halfpg: 'Novel Railway in S. Florida'
Complete issue.... See More
January 31, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution&q... See More
Item #637510EARLY 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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Item #180003EARLY 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.
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
December 25, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1897 Full front page illus. of "A Caprice of Time: 1827-1897 - Two Christmases." Two full pgs. of illus. of "Negus Menelek of Abyssinia at Home." Full pg. illus. of "Thesmophoria."
Doublepage centerfold of "Neighborhood Pleasure Grounds in Boston." Full pg. of illus. of "News from the Klondike."
O... See More
January 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adi... See More
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
December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY--New York, Dec. 17, 1887 The doublepg. centerfold is by famed artist A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way" which is a winter scene with a sleigh. The front page print accompanies a story: "The Boom In Madre De Dios" with 4 other prints on this inside. Inside has: "The Great Lumber Raft Sent by Sea from Nova Scotia to New York".
Sixteen pages, lacking... See More
July 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - T... See More
May 04, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
August 18, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More
February 18, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1882 Nice halfpg: "The Billiard Match Between Slosson and Vignaux--Cheering the Victor" with insets of both. Fullpg: "Barnum's Show in Winter Quarters" includes 9 scenes, including one of "P.T. Barnum".
Nice fullpg: "Sleighing in Central Park, New York City" and a great fullpg: "Under The Towers&quo... See More
September 20, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1890 Features a very nice full front page print: "Salmon Fishing on the Frazer River, British Columbia" by Charles Graham. Inside page prints include a full page: "Golden Gate Park, San Francisco" also drawn by C. Graham; a full page of: "The Gymnasium of the Central Turn Verein, New York", a smaller print of: &... See More
December 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1887 Front page has a print and story: "The Boom in 'Madre De Dios". Doublepage centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way". Halfpg. shows: "The Great Lumber Raft Sent by Sea From Nova Scotia to New York" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
Note: The ha... See More
August 27, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 27, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The Knights Templar Conclave in Denver, Colorado." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Several pgs. of large illus. pertaining to "Pekin." (China). Full pg. illus... See More
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
October 22, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1892 (with Supplement) Front full page illustration of "The New York Columbian Celebration - The Banquet at Lenox Lyceum." Inside are two full page illustrations of "The New York Colombian Celebration - Scenes Along the Line of March." Double page centerfold of "The Columbian Celebration in New York - The Military Parade.&qu... See More
March 19, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The New Orleans Mardi Gras - The Rex Procession." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "One of the Large Iron Arches for the Machinery hall in Place." Full pg. illus. of "A Winter Night in Greenwich Village - Grove Street, New York City." Full pg. illus. of "At the Main Door of the House of Re... See More
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