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697641

Rare Confederate title...

Item #697641

June 19, 1863

WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, June 19, 1863 

 The front page contains a first-column report headed: "Dismissal of the British Consul at Richmond" which concerns President Jefferson Davis revoking George Moore's duties as an agent for the Confederacy in England.

This is followed by a related document headed: "Letters Patent -- Revoking Exequator of George... See More  

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669738

A Civil War cannon print on the front page...

Item #669738

August 01, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 1, 1863  The front page is mostly taken up with three prints of: "De Mey's Revolving Shield Gun Carriage with a related article as well.

Nice to have a Civil War themed print on the front page of this scientific publication.

Inside pages have some war-related articles as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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140814

Revolving shield gun carriage...

Item #140814

August 01, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 1, 1863  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day. These illustrations also have related text.

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669736

Coon's breech-loading cannon...

Item #669736

October 31, 1863

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 31, 1863  The front page features two prints of: "Coon's Breech-Loading Cannon" which has an accompanying article. Nice to have a war-related illustration & article on the front page of this scientific publication.

A few war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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172734

Report on the Gettysburg Address...

Item #172734

December 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863  The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More  

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669696

How to better armor ships...

Item #669696

January 02, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 2, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a nice graphic and article: "Improved System For Armored Ships".

The graphics show how damage to a ship differs when a steel/wood shall is constructed differently. A nice graphic from the Civil War and a logical item for a scientific publication. The article continues on to page 2 where is another g... See More  

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669700

A machine to rifle gun barrels...

Item #669700

February 20, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 20, 1864  The front page features a nice illustration of: "Powers's Machine For Rifling Gun Barrels" with a related article.

Inside has a print and article on: "M'Kibbin's Improved Gun-Sight".

Complete in 16 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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669699

An improved ship turret...

Item #669699

February 27, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 27, 1864  The front page features a nice illustration of: "Snedecor's 'Union' Turret with a related 7 very detailed article headed: "Improved Turret"

There are other war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, some browning to a small portion at the left, nice condition.

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172764

George Armstrong Custer takes the entire front page... African-American soldiers...

Item #172764

March 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864  The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside.

Other prints within include a full page of: "Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick"; a full page: "Map of the Rebellion As ... See More  

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669698

Improved warship guns...

Item #669698

June 18, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is mostly taken up with a nice cut-away print of: "Woodbury's Improved War-Sip and Submarine Guns" with a related article carrying over to page 2.

There are other war-related articles inside.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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669695

Important letter from General Grant...

Item #669695

July 17, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 17, 1864  Inside has over half a column taken up with: "Important Letter  from General Grant" in which we tells of the hopelessness of the Confederacy. Bits include: "...all we want now...is a determined unity of sentiment North. The rebels have now in their ranks their last man. The little boys & old men are guarding prisoners, gua... See More  

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669694

Breech-loading rifle...

Item #669694

July 23, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 23, 1864  The front page features two illustrations of: "Appleby's Breech-Loading Repeating Rifle" with an accompanying article.

Inside has various other inventions and improvements, several illustrated.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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669697

Breech-loading rifle...

Item #669697

August 06, 1864

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 6, 1864  The front page features a nice illustration of: "Stevens's Breech-Loading Carbine" with an accompanying article.

Inside has various other inventions and improvements, several illustrated.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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172834

Capture of a rebel fort...

Item #172834

November 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864  The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".

Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More  

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694453

The South to force slaves into the military...

Item #694453

December 20, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 20, 1864  



* Rare rebel publication



Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states.

The front page has: "The War News" with subheads "Southwestern Virginia" & "Savannah". Also: "City Intelligence" "A Timely Invention" "The Soldiers' Christma... See More  

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669804

Creating billiard balls...

Item #669804

March 04, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1865  The front pages features a nice print of a: "Lathe For Turning Billiard Balls" with a lengthy article taking over one-third of the page. A nice issue for any billiards or pool collector.

Inside has an illustrated article: "Allen's Supporter For Fractured Legs".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669620

Civil War print on the front page...

Item #669620

May 06, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 6, 1865  The front page features a nice engraving of: "The Destruction of the Rebel am Albemarle" with another print of the device. A nice Civil War item on the front page of this scientific periodical.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669802

Improved bridges for the military... A breech-loading rifle...

Item #669802

May 13, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Derrom's System  For Trestle Bridges" with a related article titled: "Improved System for Trestle Bridges" It begins: "The transit of streams in military operations is often one of the most embarrassing incidents of a campaign...During the whole of the present war & up to th... See More  

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669801

Early article on croquet...

Item #669801

May 20, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1865  Inside has the earliest article on the game of croquet we have offered, headed: "The Game of Croquet" with much detail, taking over half a column.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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172890

Trial of the conspirators, with Mrs. Surratt...

Item #172890

June 03, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1865 The front page is a cartoonish print concerning the end of the Civil War captioned: 'Check-Mate!' showing Jeff. Davis playing a game of chess with Uncle Sam, with war generals as the playing pieces.

Inside has a one-third page showing the various men involved in the: "Trial of the Conspirators--Pencil Sketches from Our Artist's Sketch-B... See More  

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204022

Farming... Hay Rake...

Item #204022

June 24, 1865

BOSTON CULTIVATOR, June 24, 1865 Has mostly agricultural-related content, but also some news, literary content and ads. Front page has an illustration: "Sprouts Patent Spring-Tooth Horse-Rake" with a detailed caption. Tabloid-size, 4 pages, lite staining at the spine, small inked address stamp in the upper right corner, occasional foxing. Uncut.

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669799

The end of the Civil War will transform the country...

Item #669799

June 24, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1865  Inside has an interesting editorial headed: "The War Ended" which includes in part: "Few people realize the inestimable blessings they possess in the close off the war. They miss the accustomed accounts of engagements & the sight of soldiers in the streets is becoming rare...The foundries have done their work; shot and shell are... See More  

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172902

Winslow Homer does a "football" print...

Item #172902

July 15, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Rustic courtship" by W. Lucas. Prints within include a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant and Staff" with each noted. But the best print, and also a full page, is one by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: 'Holiday In Camp--Soldiers Playing 'Foot-Ball' " which shows much action... See More  

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669798

Very early steam carriage...

Item #669798

August 19, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. features a quite large illustration of: "Dickson's Steam Carriage" with the balance of the page taken up with text on it. A very early steam engine & a displayable issue. 

Page 2 has another view of the carriage.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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172938

Very nice and early baseball print...

Item #172938

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  

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683397

Very nice and early baseball print...

Item #683397

November 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 



* Early baseball action print



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 Philade... See More  

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172982

School for freed slaves at New Orleans...

Item #172982

April 21, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 21, 1866   The front page print: "Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans" with a related article.

Terrific fullpg: "On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach" is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico".

Sixteen pages, good condition.... See More  

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172994

Arkansas... The Fenians... Office of the Freedmen's Bureau...

Item #172994

June 02, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 2, 1866 Halfpg: 'Office of the Freedmen's Bureau, Memphis, Tenn.' showing many Blacks. Fullpg. shows: 'Arsenal Grounds at Little Rock' & 'Blissville, Little Rock, Arkansas'. One-third pg: 'Monticello, the Home of Jefferson, near Charlottesville, Va.'. One-third pg: 'The City of Lynchburg' Fullpg: 'Grand Reception of Jame... See More  

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173004

Baltimore Regatta...

Item #173004

July 07, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1866 Includes two front 1/2 pg. illus. One entitled "The Baltimore Regatta" and one entitled "The Baltimore Regatta-Club Cottage and Boat House." Full pg. illus. of the "Second Annual Review of the New York Yacht Club." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Gunpowder vs. Nitro Glycerine-Experiments Under Government Inspection, Near the Navy Ya... See More  

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173022

The game of croquet...

Item #173022

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.

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173030

The Coliseum at Rome...

Item #173030

October 06, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1866 Four small illus. of houses on the front cover: "Philip Embury's House," "Strawbridge Meeting House," "The Rigging Loft," and "The First Methodist Church and Parsonage, in New York." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Coliseum at Rome." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Rev. William Arthur, President of th... See More  

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173042

Venice, Italy... the Confederate Cemetery...

Item #173042

November 17, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 17, 1866 Ftpg. shows: 'Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tenn.' & 'The Hurricane on the Bahamas--Scene at Nassau'. Nearly fullpg. shows the City of Venice'. Nearly halfpg: 'Matamoras, Mexico'. Nice fullpg: 'Street Music--The Organ Grinder'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173046

Cyrus W. Field...

Item #173046

December 01, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 1, 1866 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Choosing the Wedding Gown." Inside contains over sixty small illus. of "Varieties in Ladies Head Gear, 1866." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Cyrus W. Field." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Paris Fashions for November 1866." Also, a full pg. illus. of the "Banquet in Honor of Cyrus W. Field, at the Metropolita... See More  

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173048

Thanksgiving illustration between the rich and the poor... Metropolitan fire department parade...

Item #173048

December 08, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1866 Halfpg: 'Parade of the Metropolitan Fire Dept'. Dblpgctrfld. has 6 scenes of: 'Thanksgiving Sketches'. Quarter pg: 'Sugar Plantation on the Bayou Teche, La.' & fullpg: 'Cypress Swamp on the Opelousas Railroad, La., showing alligators.  Halfpage 'Bones of the Mastodon Recently Discovered at Cohoes, New York'.

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173052

Nice whaling print...

Item #173052

December 22, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 22, 1866 Half of the ftpg: 'A Mississippi Steamboat Making a Landing at Night'. Halfpg: 'Infant Class at the Five Points Mission, N.Y.C., Receiving Lunch'. Fullpg. of the railroad bridge '...connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace'. Great fullpg. whaling print: 'Taking a Whale' is displayable.

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173058

Emancipation illustration...

Item #173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867  The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. 

The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: &q... See More  

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173070

Gambling...

Item #173070

February 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1867 Halfpg: 'U.S. Patent Office Dept., Wash. D.C.' Great fullpg: 'Scene in a New York Faro Bank--The Critical Moment: Making 'The Turn'' is a gambling scene. Good print.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.

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173074

Crescent City, New Orleans, Louisiana...

Item #173074

March 09, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1867 Very nice double page centerfold: 'The Crescent City--Scenes in & Around New Orleans, La.' shows 7 scenes, including a nice over-view of the city. Displayable!

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in sixteen pages.

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173098

Trial of Jefferson Davis...

Item #173098

June 01, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 1, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Jeff Davis Leaving the Court House at Richmond--Demonstration of the Rebel Citizens'. Great fullpg: 'Trial of Jeff Davis--Mr. O'Connor Moving for his Release on Bail'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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684629

Building the Mormon Temple in 1867...

Item #684629

June 08, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867  



* The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah



The prime print and article is the nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction.

Sixteen pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condit... See More  

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173108

Liberty Bell first ringing... Buffalo hunting...

Item #173108

July 06, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1867  Full front page illustration of "The First Peal for Liberty." shows a man ringing a bell. Inside is a full page illustration of "The Fourth of July in the Country."; a nearly full page illustration of: "The New Masonic Hall, Boston, Dedicated June 24, 1867"; a vertical doublepage centerfold of: "Buffalo Hunting on the Plains... See More  

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173110

Macon, Georgia...

Item #173110

July 13, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 13, 1867 Halfpg: 'Heck Hall, Evanston, Ill.' 'Market Scene in Macon, Ga.' shows many blacks. Fullpg: 'Interior of Faneuil Hall, Boston' & 'A Scene in the Old Ladies Home, Brooklyn' Nice fullpg. illus. of 'Birds from the Central Park Collection'. Halfpg: 'The American Rocky Mountain Sheep' & 'The Rocky Mountain Mu... See More  

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173118

Verz Cruz... Farm life...

Item #173118

August 10, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1867 Ftpg. includes: 'View of Queretaro, Mexico'. Halfpg: 'Beaver Dam on Pawnee Fork, Kansas' & 'The City & Port of Vera Cruz, Mexico' fullpg: 'Camp Meeting of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Sing-Sing'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Life on the Farm' with 11 vignettes.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173120

General Custer battles the Sioux...

Item #173120

August 17, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1867  The entire front page has an article: "Indian War Scenes" with illustrations captioned: "Pawnee Killer & His Braves" and: "Discovering the Remains of Lt. Kidder and Ten Men of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry" which includes an illustration of George A. Custer.

Other prints within include: "Sioux Indians Attacking a... See More  

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173124

The Adirondack Mountains...

Item #173124

August 31, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 31, 1867 Fullpg. article with 9 illus: 'The Adirondack Mtns.'. 1/3pg. illus: 'Boring for Foundations for the N.Y. & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge'. Great fullpg: 'the Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Is., N.Y.' shows 9 scenes. Fullpg: 'Hide & Seek' shows children playing the game.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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671238

New York City Fire Department...

Item #671238

September 14, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 14, 1867  Inside has a 1/3 page illustration of: "The Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine, No. 1., Employed by the New York Fire Department" with an accompanying article "Steam Fire Engines".

Also within are: "Howard's Patent Horse Rake" "Franklin's Suspended Lever Scale" and additional illustrations
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638524

New York City Fire Department...

Item #638524

September 14, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 14, 1867  This issue has a 1/3 page illustration "The Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine, No. 1., Employed by the New York Fire Department" with an accompanying article "Steam Fire Engines". Also within this issue is:"Howard's Patent Horse Rake"; "Franklin's Suspended Lever Scale"; and additional illu
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173138

Elon Musk & his Hyperloop idea is just a re-invention...

Item #173138

October 19, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More  

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654087

Ice skating chair...

Item #654087

November 09, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 9, 1867  The front cover of this issue is "The Turkish Mosque in the Paris Exposition" an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "Althouse's Combined Scissors and Buttonhole Cutter"; "Adamson's Skating Device"; "Swinnerton's Horse Hay Rake and Gatherer"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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173146

Very historic Nast print: "The First Vote" of African-Americans in the reconstructed South...

Item #173146

November 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  Historic & significant full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The First Vote" shows an African-American man voting. During the Reconstruction South voting rights for free Blacks came slowly with obstacles such as poll taxes, literacy requirements, etc. This very historic print shows a proud African-American--with others in line b... See More  

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