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173876

Thomas Nast's first Republican elephant print... Homer print...

Item #173876

November 07, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 7, 1874  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the ... See More  

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202373

The parachute...

Item #202373

November 07, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 7, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: COAL SCREEN - ARIEL SCREW (FAN) - PARACHUTE - BRICKS - STUMP SAWING MACHINE and much more. Illustrations also have text that goes along with them.

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173878

Boss Tweed on Blackwell's Island...

Item #173878

November 14, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... See More  

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173880

Republican Elephant by Thomas Nast... great print for a lawyer...

Item #173880

November 21, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 21, 1874 Full ftpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: "How Many Times Shall Caesar Bleed in Sport". Halfpg. print of: "Samuel Tilden, gov. elect of New York". Great dblpgctrfld: "A Knotty Point--Submitting the Case to the Family Lawyer". Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon features the Republican Elephant.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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202374

Gas saver... Cork boots...

Item #202374

November 21, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 21, 1874  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: SURFACE PLANER - GAS SAVER - CORK SOLED BOOTS & more, including related text.

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173882

A Highland reel...

Item #173882

November 28, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Funny Boy in Trouble." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Last Apple."

Doublepage centerfold of "Religious Festival at Tangier-Anniversary of the Birth of Mohammed." Full pg. illus. entitled "The Preserving Tanks at the Fish Market, Berlin, Prussia." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of ... See More  

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173884

Thomas Nast on President Grant...

Item #173884

December 05, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 5, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'Now Gnaw Away' is politically-themed. Plus a fullpg. Nast shows Grant as the main person - "Upon What Meat Doth This Our Casesar Feed That He Hath Grows So Great?". 'Arctic Discovery' shows 12 scenes, including 6 of the explorers.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173886

Cowboys and buffalo...

Item #173886

December 12, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 12, 1874 Great full ftpg: 'Slaughtered For The Hide' shows a cowboy having just skinned a buffalo. Fullpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Rising of the Dead'. Nice halfpg: 'Quarrying Stone for the New Mormon Temple'. Dbpgcrtfld "One Touch of Nature".

Complete in sixteen pages.

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590314

Scientific American....

Item #590314

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: KEOKUK IA RAILROAD BRIDGE - PITTSBURGH PA CENTERFOLD OF STEEL INDUSTRY - HOT AIR BALLOON & much more. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back... See More  

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

Item from Catalog 297 (released for August, 2020)...

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173888

Chicago fire department...

Item #173888

December 19, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 19, 1874 Nice fullpg: "Children Who Go To Public Schools" & "Children Who Do Not Go To Our Public Schools" shows dramatically different results! Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Fire Dept." shows 5 men & 4 scenes. Ftpg "Shall Teacher's Salaries be Lowered?" by Nast. 3/4 pg "The Chess-Players". Two full pg "Ch... See More  

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219697

1874 Chicago, Illinois...

Item #219697

December 19, 1874

INDUSTRIAL AGE, Chicago, Dec. 19, 1874.

 

* Uncommon Title from Chicago, Illinois



Mostly topical reports, a few literary items and some ads. A volume II issue of this uncommon title. Some of the headlines include: "On Invention" "Chippawa Falls & Eau Claire Railroad" and much more. A few minor edge tears.
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597578

A floating fire engine...

Item #597578

December 19, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 19, 1874  This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: "Sire Joseph Whitworth", "Merryweather's Floating Fire Engine"; "Underground Railway in New York - The Normal College Fronting the Work"; "The Ericsson Pneumatic Torpedo" and more articles and ad... See More  

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173890

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #173890

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store. Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer. The great doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas Dinner in Five Parts". Also insid... See More  

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631942

New York City's Great Arch near 95th Street...

Item #631942

December 26, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 26, 1874  The front page has "Railway Bridge Near York, England" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Underground Railway in New York - The Great Arch Near 95th Street" [what appears to be the Mount Prospect Tunnel]; "Trying-Up and Four-Cutter Planing and Molding Machine"; "Iron-Framed Thrashing Mach... See More  

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173892

Indian dance illustration... Mormon illustration...

Item #173892

January 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More  

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173894

Acknowledging New Year's Day...

Item #173894

January 09, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 9, 1875  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "To This We Should Return With the Least Practicable Delay." Inside has a nice full page print: "Shooting Canvas-Back Ducks"; a full page: "Birth of the New Year" shows Father Time and a babe; full page: "The Children's Hour--Telling Fairy Stories" "... See More  

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173896

Nast political ccartoon...

Item #173896

January 16, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Jan. 16, 1875  Full front pg. illus. of "Compulsory Education-The Safeguard of Free Institutions." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Gerrit Smith." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Waiting." Full pg. illus. of "Christmas on an Ice Floe-An Incident of the Austrian Polar Expedition."

Full pg. Nast illus. of "Amphitheat... See More  

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152021

A new potato planter...

Item #152021

January 23, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 23, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "MEWBORNE'S IMPROVED POTATO PLANTER". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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173898

General Phil Sheridan...

Item #173898

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  

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152022

A new sawing machine...

Item #152022

January 30, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 30, 1875  This issue has front page illustration(s) of the: "YOUNG'S DIAMOND STONE SAWING MACHINE". These illustration(s) also have related text as well. This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.

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173900

A supply of Mormon wives...

Item #173900

January 30, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 30, 1875  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and yet another inside showing Grant. Nice fullpg: "Mormondon---A Fresh Supply of Wives--Going Out to the Settlements"

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173902

In a Mormon settlement...

Item #173902

February 06, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,, Feb. 6, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Reading A Ukase in a Mormon Settlement', by Frenzeny & Tavernier.

Full doublepage centerfold is by Th. Nast. Several scenes: 'Christian Work in the Streets'. Complete in sixteen pages and includes a 4 page Supplement.

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173904

Fiji Islands... Sledding on Boston Common...

Item #173904

February 13, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Mysterious Influence of the New York Herald." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Coasting on Boston Common." Two full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Peace Insecure-Afraid for Her Life" and "Peace Secure-Safe and Protected." Seven small illus. pertaining to "The Feejee Islands.&... See More  

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621858

An early flying machine...

Item #621858

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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625380

An early flying machine...

Item #625380

February 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 13, 1875  An inside page has a 4 by 5 illustration of "Blackford's Flying Machine". The companion report headed "A New Form of Flying Machine", begins with the solution to successful flight: "Screw propulsion is the principle upon which will, probably, be accomplished the great problem of aerial flight. The plan here proposed is... See More  

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173906

St. Valentine's Day...

Item #173906

February 20, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 20, 1875 Ftpg: 'The Valentine' shows a Black boy drawing one. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In An Orange Grove' showing 7 vignettes showing the different aspects of the industry. Halfpg: 'Moonlight Coasting'. 2/3pg. Th. Nast print.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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596160

Niagara Bridge...

Item #596160

February 20, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1875 The front page of this issue features "The Proposed Niagara Bridge at Lewiston, N.Y." and an associated article. Inside the issue is: a text article "Flying Machines"; "Irrigation in Colorado - Letting Water Into a Sluice Way"; "Measuring Mountains"; "Cameron's Plenum and Vacuum Pump"; "H
... See More  

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173908

Nast political cartoon...

Item #173908

February 27, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 27, 1875  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Trouble Has Commenced-A Tale of Anxiety." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Washington, Lincoln, and Grant."

Doublepage centerfold of "Lady Washington's Reception Day." 1/6 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis M. Cockrell." 2/3 pg. illus. of "General And Lady Wash... See More  

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220489

Streetcar elevator in 1875...

Item #220489

February 27, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: System of Railway Switches and Signals - Hudson River TunnelWater Injector & much more, with related text.

 

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173910

Duck shooting in Ireland...

Item #173910

March 06, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 6, 1875 Full ftpg. by Nast, plus another fullpg. political cartoon by Nast inside. Fullpg: 'The Twins' shows a black family. Nearly fullpg: 'Wild Duck Shooting on Lough Corrib, Ireland'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173912

Submarine warfare...

Item #173912

March 13, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1875  Full front page Nast illus. entitled Under Parole of Honor-The Ex-Officers of the Ex-Confederate Army in Congress." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "A Legitimate Question About Home Rule."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Return Home." Also, three 1/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "the Ice Blockade-A Taste of Arctic Wea... See More  

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667170

Early Taxidermy In 1875...

Item #667170

March 13, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 13, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EARLY TAXIDERMY - ANIMAL TRAP - SAFETY GOVERNOR - STEAM TRAP & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the ... See More  

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152220

Porcelain manufacturing...

Item #152220

March 20, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 20, 1875  Detailed full ftpg. illustrations and article (see photo) shows and describes the process of: PORCELAIN MANUFACTURING. There is also an article on The American Crane. In good condition.

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173914

Florida 'crackers'...

Item #173914

March 20, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 20, 1875 Nice halfpg: 'Florida Crackers Going to Church' & 'Antelope Stamping a Rattlesnake to Death'. Halfpg: 'Indian Sledge Journey' & 'Chinese Fishermen in San Francisco Bay'. Nearly fullpg. Nast print.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173916

Tourists in Cairo...

Item #173916

March 27, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Hammering Woke Them at Last." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "A Moonshine Scene."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Inundation." Two 1/3 pg. portraits of "The Mikado of Japan" and "The Empress of Japan." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Cannon Liddon" and "Monsig... See More  

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210671

Porcelain manufacturing in 1875...

Item #210671

March 27, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 27, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: PORCELAIN MANUFACTURING - STEAM ICE ELEVATOR - HYDRAULIC MOTOR & Much More. Included are images and related text of each.  Period ads are present as well.

The issue is in good conditio... See More  

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173918

A plowing match...

Item #173918

April 03, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of "Judith's Prayer-Before the Tent of Holofernes." Inside is a full pg. illus. entitled "Love in a Cottage." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "The Good (Pure White) Shepherd."

Doublepage centerfold Nast illus. entitled "The Same Ultramontane Cat All Over the World." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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173920

Going to the slave market...

Item #173920

April 10, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 10, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty." Thirty small illus. of "Recent Inventions." 1 1/2 pg. illus. of "Prince Bismarck in His Study." Two 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The English University Boat Race" including "...Aquatics at Oxford" and "...Aquatics at Cambridge."... See More  

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173922

The Italian school on Leonard Street...

Item #173922

April 17, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1875  Two front 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Fair Critic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Required to Live Under a New Order of Things."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Great Revival in England-A Service of Messrs. Moody and Sankey at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Th... See More  

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173924

Notable Thomas Nast Civil Rights cartoon...

Item #173924

April 24, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1875 The full front page has: "A Few Sketches" by Thomas Nast concerning Governor Tilden "Attacking the Canal Ring Pirates".

Perhaps the most notable print is the very notable Civil Rights Nast engraving headed: "To Thine Own Self Be True" which shows the hand of Columbia handing over the Civil Rights Bill to an African-Americ... See More  

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173926

Mining in the Rocky Mountains...

Item #173926

May 01, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1875 One-third of the front page: 'Polar Bears on St. Matthew Island'. Fullpg Nast cartoon: 'The Republic in Danger'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'On the way to Diggings-Halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains' (mining).

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173928

A fishing match...

Item #173928

May 08, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1875  Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Late John Harper." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Fishing Match." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Walrus Herd Surprised." Doublepage centerfold of "The Duel." (Two Geese Fighting). Full pg. Nast illus. of "The American River Ganges." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "No Church Need... See More  

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173930

Uncle Sam... Indian territory at Fort Gibson...

Item #173930

May 15, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nwew York, May 15, 1875  Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: 'The Next Pardon in the Reform Farce'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'In Indian Territory' showing Indians & a scene of Fort Gibson, etc. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon shows Uncle Sam, among others.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173932

Fort Ticonderoga... Chinatown, San Francisco...

Item #173932

May 22, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1875 One-third page: 'The Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga'. Fullpg: 'The Watch for Montezuma'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in 'China Town', San Francisco'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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152633

Latest inventions of the day, in 1875...

Item #152633

May 29, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 29, 1875  This 16 page magazine is in nice condition and is loaded with early invention illustrations and descriptions along with several interesting advertisements. Many of the things we use today on a regular basis were just being invented back then. This particular issue has on the front page: "RANDOLPH'S VIRGINIA DITCHER."

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173934

The markets in Savannah, Georgia...

Item #173934

May 29, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1875  Full ftpg: 'Wreck of the 'Schiller'-Bishop's Rock Light'. Fullpg: 'Going to market-scene near Savannah, Georgia' (Blacks). Fullpg. pictorial: 'The suburbs of San Francisco'. Fullpg: 'Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173936

Henry Ward Beecher...

Item #173936

June 05, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  June 5, 1875  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Captured At Last." (Phil Sheridan). Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The New Arctic Expedition-The "Alert" and the "Discovery"." Six illus. pertaining to "The Fulton Street Prayer Meeting-North Dutch Church."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Last Muster." F... See More  

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173938

Entering the circus tent...

Item #173938

June 12, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1875 The doublepage centerfold of this issue is a very nice print captioned: "Fair Time--The Entrance to the Circus Tent" showing a woman and child on horseback, with various circus performers and other by-standers in the background. A very nice & displayable print for any collector of circus memorabilia.  There is a related article on the... See More  

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173940

The Arctic Expedition...

Item #173940

June 19, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1875  Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "News In Washington." Inside is a 1/2 pg. Nast illus. entitled "We Are Not Proud." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Warm Reception-A School of Whales Driven into Shallow Water."

Doublepage centerfold of "An Ice Nip in Melville Bay, off the Devil's Thumb." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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