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633919

Carpet stretcher...

Item #633919

June 26, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  June 26, 1869 The front cover has "Nichol's Improved Shears" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Watch Protector"; "Tichenor's Improved Inhaler"; "Weaver's Carpet Stretcher and Fastener"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite staining on ... See More  

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173318

Baseball: the Red Stocking Club...

Item #173318

July 03, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869  The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".

Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.

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173320

Winslow Homer Print... Liberty Bell...

Item #173320

July 10, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869  The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More  

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173322

Multiple Gettysburg scenes... dedication of monument...

Item #173322

July 17, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1869  The front page features a full page illustration entitled "Uninvited Guests", by J C Beard. Another fullpage illustration is "Summer". Nearly halfpage : 'Capture of the Cuban Expedition in Long Island Sound'. The "Welcome Stranger" article is about the largest gold nugget found and features an illustration of ... See More  

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649004

Lifesaving apparatus...

Item #649004

July 17, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1869  The front page has "Wedeking & Dueberg's Improved Brick Kiln" with accompany article. Within the issue is: "Patent Life-Saving Apparatus"; "Buell's Velocipede Spring"; "Larkin's Nursing Table"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, slight irregular l... See More  

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173324

The champion bat presented to the Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball team...

Item #173324

July 24, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173332

The Great Whiskey Conflagration in Philadelphia...

Item #173332

August 21, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1869  This issue features a great full front page of the 'Great Whiskey Conflagration in Philadelphia, on the Night of August 4, 1869' shows firemen fighting a fire.  There are four small illustrations showing the phases on "The Eclipse." There is a half page illustration 'Harvesting on the Battlefield of Bull Run'. A fu... See More  

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173340

Long Branch... Mauch Chunk...

Item #173340

September 18, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1869 The front page illustration is of the 'New Mercantile Library Building, San Francisco, California'. A full page illustration is of 'Plaza De Armas, Havana, Showing the Captain-General's Palace.' Two half page illustrations are 'Boat House of the London Rowing Club on the Thames' and "The Crab-Tree Inn, on the Thames... See More  

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180044

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #180044
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten  issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but... See More  

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559184

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #559184
(Illustrated) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combi... See More  

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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631900

Inventions of the day...

Item #631900

March 12, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1870  The front page has "Viaduct on the Paris and Orleans Railway, France" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Measurement of Power -- Emerson's Dynamometer"; "Testing the Power of Turbine Water Wheels"; "Jerome B. King's Self-adjusting Double Washer"; and more illustrations, articles... See More  

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634501

Very unique wheeling skates...

Item #634501

March 19, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1870  The front cover has "Thomas L. Luder's Pedespeed" and "Clark's Multiplying-Pressure Fan Blower" with accompanying articles. Inside the issue is: "Products of the Pine Forest"; "Russell's Support For Mill Spindles"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, ... See More  

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634570

Early inventions...

Item #634570

May 14, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 14, 1870  The front cover has "Ames' Portable Engine for Agricultural Use" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improvements in Welding Metal Plates"; "Obituary - Zerah Colburn, Engineer, and Leading Writer of Engineering Papers"; "Geer's Improved Cherry Stoner"; and more articles, illustrations ... See More  

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637495

Proposed bridge over the British Channel...

Item #637495

May 21, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1870  The front cover has "Newell's Oscillating Sofa, Table and Couch for Vessels" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Deep-Sea Piers for a Proposed Bridge to Cross the British Channel"; "Komp's Combined Punching and Eyelet-Inserting Machine"; "Leonard's Tool Holder and Grindstone Dressing Ma... See More  

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642499

Suspension bridge over Alleghany River in Pittsburgh...

Item #642499

June 18, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1870  The front page has "Suspension Bridge over the Alleghany River at Pittsburgh, PA" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Vandenvinne's Patent Steam Excavator"; "Hotte's Improved Coffeepot"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, in good nice condition.... See More  

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649005

Railroad turntable...

Item #649005

August 13, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 13, 1870  The front page has "Greenleaf's Improved Turn-Table" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Austin's Improved Shingle Machine"; "Lull's Friction Clutch"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, in nice condition.

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173438

Race for the Queen's Cup...

Item #173438

August 27, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1870 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "King William I. of Prussia at the Head of His Army." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "View of the City of Strasbourg." Three small portraits of "Louis II. of Bavaria, General Steinmetz, and M. Benedetti." 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Fortification of Metz-The Porte Des Allemands." Also, a 1/2 pg. ... See More  

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173442

Thomas Nast prints...

Item #173442

September 10, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  September 10, 1870  The front page features two 1/2 page illustrations entitled "View of Weissenburg" and "View of Saarbruck." Inside are several small illustrations pertaining to "From Ems to Berlin." Doublepage centerfold of "The Battle of Gravelotte, Fought Thursday, August 18, 1870." Two full page illustrations e... See More  

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223294

New York State Capital in 1870...

Item #223294

October 15, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 15, 1870.



* New York State Captial


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: New York State Capital Building - Stump Extractor - Spring Bed - Surface Planer & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Ve
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152142

An 1870 road steamer...

Item #152142

November 19, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 19, 1870  This issue has much invention news and illustrations including front page illustration(s) headed: "THOMSON'S PATENT ROAD STEAMER". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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173468

Coverage from Paris...

Item #173468

December 10, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1870 Full front page illustration of "Inside Paris-Volunteers on Guard Duty at a Postern Gate." Inside the issue is a full page illustration entitled "Inside Paris-Waiting to Buy Meat at a Butchers Shop." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ruins of St. Cloud." A 1/2 page illustration of "The Old Town of Trarbach, on the Moselle.&... See More  

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628388

A horse-powered drilling machine...

Item #628388

December 10, 1870

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 10, 1870  The front page of the issue contains an illustration "Merrill's Improved Horse-Power Drilling Machine" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Dreadnought Burglar-Proof Safe"; "Smart's Self-Oiling Seamless Wagon Skein Box"; "The Allen Engine"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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173470

Foundation of the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #173470

December 17, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1870  A full page of illustration & text shows 5 scenes in the construction of the foundation of the Brooklyn Bridge (The East River Bridge). Early illustration on this famous bridge, completed in 1883.  The frontpage is a full illustration "Americans Leaving Paris". Full page illustrations are entitled "In The Trenches"... See More  

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173472

More on war in France...

Item #173472

December 24, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1870 Full front page illustration entitled "Anxious times-French Peasant Women Reading News from the Battle Field." Inside are six illustrations pertaining to "Iceland."Doublepage illustration. of "The Crown Prince of Prussia Conferring the "Iron Cross" Upon a Soldier in the Park of Versailles." A 1/3 page illustra... See More  

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173474

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #173474

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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173476

Charles Dickens' writing room...

Item #173476

January 07, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1871  The front page is "Any Thing But a Happy New-Year".  Inside the issue is a 3/4 page illustration of "Joseph Garibaldi"; a 1/4 page "The City of Evreux, Normandy, France"; a very nice dblpg.centerfold "The Room In Which Charles Dickens Wrote" which includes an article on it as well; a slightly larger t... See More  

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173478

Spottswood House, Richmond...

Item #173478

January 14, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1871 Halfpg: "Burning of the Spottswood House, Richmond". Detailed dblpgctrfld: "Paris--Showing the Position of the Principal Buildings, Forts, Villages & Railways". Fullpg. Nast cartoon re. the Civil War. This issue contains the first Thomas Nast political cartoon with a Tammany Hall reference, being "Tweedledee and Sweedledum--A New Chri... See More  

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173480

Map of the Northern Pacific Railroaad...

Item #173480

January 21, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 21, 1871 Nice fullpg: 'Cared For' shows what looks like a Red Cross worker caring for a wounded soldier. Nice halfpg: 'Map Showing the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad' fullpg. Nast: 'America Sympathizes With the Pope' 'School or Jail?' 'Interior of the Academy of Music'

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173482

Mail by hot air balloon...

Item #173482

January 28, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 28, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert C. Schenck, United States Minister to England." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Dance of Moblots in Paris." 1/2 pg. illus of "Artillery Practice in Paris." (Soldiers, Guns). 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Listening." (Two small girls by a window). A full pg. illus. of "The Snow Ball of the ... See More  

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173484

The North Pole...

Item #173484

February 04, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 4, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Scene in a Station House on a Winter's Night." Inside are five large illus. pertaining to "Scenes in San Domingo, with a Map of the Island" including a portrait of "President Buenaventura Baez," and illus. such as "San Domingo City-Scene in one of the Principal Streets," "The Harbor and Forti... See More  

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173486

Summit of Mount Washington...

Item #173486

February 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1871  The front page of the issue is a full page illustration "Count Von Moltke". Inside the issue is a half page "Tip top house, summit of Mount Washington, During the Recent Storm"; halfpage "Along the Docks of New York"; full page "The Recent Flood in Rome"; full page "The Dying Soldier's Last Mess... See More  

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173488

Views of Pittsburgh...

Item #173488

February 18, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1871 Ftpg: 'The Prison Pen in the Tombs'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Views About Pittsburg, Pa.' shows 8 scenes & is displayable. Fullpg. Nast cartoon.

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173490

Troubles in Paris...

Item #173490

February 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 25, 1871  Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Rev. Bishop Simpson." Inside are three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Railroad Accident at New Hamburg" including "...Scene of the Disaster on the Following Morning," "...The Burning Car," and "...Recovering the Bodies." Two 1/2 pg. pertaining to "The Darien Ship Canal E... See More  

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173492

Camp Saginaw...

Item #173492

March 04, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 4, 1871 Halfpg: 'Car Blockade In The Bowery' & 'Crossing The East River on the Ice Bridge' 1/3 pg: 'Camp Saginaw, Ocean Island' & 'Bay Of Panama' Nice fullpg. Nast: 'Put Yourself In His Place' shows two scenes.

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173494

Views in San Domingo...

Item #173494

March 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY March 11, 1871  Three front pg. portraits of "President White," "Hon. Benjamin F. Wade," and "Dr. S. G. Howe." Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "View in San Domingo City-Altar Erected by Columbus." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Peace to Justice.-'After You, Madame.'" Full pg. illus. of "Buying Horses in Bri... See More  

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173496

The city of Bordeaux...

Item #173496

March 18, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871  Full front page illus. of "Victorious Peace." (Charub Angel). Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Wounded French Soldier Returned Home."

Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Soldiers' Home, Washington D.C." and "Residence of the British Commissioners, Washington, D.C." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Sunday at Chelsea Hospital, England.&... See More  

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173498

New Year's Day in San Francisco...

Item #173498

March 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 25, 1871 Halfpg: 'Chinamen Celebrating New Year's Day in San Francisco'. Several illustrations on the troubles in Paris. The Supplement issue includes a fullpg. with 9 illustrations on the 'Dept. of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.'

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173500

Street acrobats...

Item #173500

April 01, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1871 Dblpgctrfld: 'Queen Victoria & the Princess Louise--Sketch in the House of Lords at the Opening of Parliament'. 'Street Acrobats' 'American members of the Joint High Commission'

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173502

Charles Darwin...

Item #173502

April 08, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 8, 1871 Halfpg. illus. of 'Mr. C.R. Darwin, Author of 'The Origin Of Species''. Dblpgctrfld: 'Triumphal Entry Of the Germans Into Paris'.

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173504

Hunting for Easter eggs...

Item #173504

April 15, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1871 Three front pg. illus. pertaining to "Scenes in Paris During the German Occupation" including: "An Object of Curiosity in the Champs Elysees," "The Penalty of Speaking to a German Soldier" and "The Germans at the Tuileries." Inside: A full pg. illus. of "Scenes in Paris During the German Occupation-Waiting f... See More  

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173506

California end of the Central Pacific...

Item #173506

April 22, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1871 Fullpg: 'The Banishment of Winter'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon with an Indian getting turned down to vote. 1/3 pg: 'California Terminus of the Central Pacific Railroad'.

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173508

New Zealand war canoe race...

Item #173508

April 29, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1871 Full ftpg: 'William, Emperor of Germany'. Nice fullpg: 'A New Zealand War Canoe Race' & 'The German Peace Celebration in New York'.

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173510

Republican and Democratic principles... 1871...

Item #173510

May 06, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 6, 1871 (does not include supplement - see note) This issue, containing a nice Thomas Nast print as well as others, is complete in 16 pages.  it contains, in part, the following:  almost a full pg. illus: 'The District Vaccinator' (a good medical print), a fullpg. containing two Nast prints, 'Republican Principles' & 'Democratic Principles... See More  

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173512

Salmon fishing...

Item #173512

May 13, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1871 Ftpg: 'The War At Paris--Barricade in the Place De Clichy' plus many other illus. on the French Civil War. Nice halfpg: 'Salmon-Fishing'. Nice fullpg: 'U.S. Soldiers in Camp on the Plains, Narrating Stories of Adventure'.

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173514

Street cars of New York...

Item #173514

May 20, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 20, 1871 Halfpg. shows: "Beauties of Street Car Travel in New York". Fullpg; "The Iron Gate of the Danube Near Orsova". Very dramatic dblpgctrfld: "Paris Under the Red Flag--Scene in Front of the Hotel DeVille". Halfpg: "Enterprise of Paris Newsboys--Smuggling Papers over the Ramparts"

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173516

Washington Irving...

Item #173516

May 27, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY May 27, 1871 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "Farm Ballads." Inside: A full pg. illus. of "The National Assembly at Versailles." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Civil War in France-Bringing Wounded Communist Soldiers into Paris." Full pg. illus. of "The New Map of France-Showing the lines of the Present and the Proposed German Occupation, and The Cede... See More  

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173518

The real Tom Thumb...

Item #173518

June 03, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 3, 1871 (with Supplement)

Nearly fullpg: 'Land, Ho! Scene on Board an Emigrant Ship'. 'German Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia'. Small illus. "The Fishery Question" by Thomas Nast has an early (and very small) version of the "modern" Uncle Sam.

Also interesting is the article found in the Supplement, ironically placed below an unrelated ... See More  

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173520

Views of Paris...

Item #173520

June 10, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1871 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Madness of Paris'. Very displayable Nast fullpg: 'Decoration Day, May 30, 1871' shows children. Terrific fullpg: 'Bird's-Eye View of Paris Showing Principal Bldgs. Destroyed by the Communists' 1/2pg: 'Reading the Bible in a Blacksmith's Shop'

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