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April 19, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 19, 1890 Very nice & displayable full ftpg: 'A Hunter's Shack in the Rocky Mountains'. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'A Friday Market in the Jewish Quarter of New York' by W.A. Rogers. Halfpg. Remington print "The Priest Captain Writhed and Struggled in His Efforts to Throw Young Off" done for a literary article entitled "The Azte... See More
January 01, 1919
THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People" dated 1919. This is a complete 14 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock. The issue measures about 12 1/2 by 18 1/2 inches. As might be imagined, virtually all the content is of Jewish interest. A rare issue.
The photo is ... See More
March 02, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872 Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome." Small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-Tonka at the Age... See More
September 14, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1872 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "The Next In Order--Any Thing! Oh, Any Thing!" plus there is another full page Nast political cartoon inside; "The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing" which shows Uncle Sam. Other prints include: "...Pope Pius the Ninth..." a full page: "Sunday Morning ... See More
February 22, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1868 Front page illustration shows: 'The Dead-Letter Office at Washington', with text as well. Very nice full page Winslow Homer: 'St. Valentine's Day -The Old Story in All Lands'. Doublepage centerfold article and illustration 'Israel in Egypt.' A half-page portrait of 'J. Ross Browne' (American traveler, artist... See More
January 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870 Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More
October 24, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1891. Front full pg. portrait of "Joseph Jefferson as Dr. Pangloss in 'The Heir at Law'." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The new Home of the Mendelssohn Glee Club." Full pg. illus. of "The Tower and Other Notable Parts of the Madison Square Garden." Four pages full of illus. pertaining to "The Landing of the Immi... See More
August 08, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857 Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More
November 26, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1898 Full ftpg: 'Triumphal Parade of Insurgent Troops in Manila'. Much text with 7 photos of 'The 2nd Zionist Congress'. Two full pgs. with 8 photos of 'Pope Leo XIII'. Fullpg. with 8 photos of 'Puerto Rico'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages.
January 12, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1884 Full ftpg print: "Streets of New York After a Snow Storm". Two full page prints: "Little Nell and Her Grandfather" and "Cardinal McCloskey". Very nice doublepage centerfold: "Scenes in a Glass Foundry, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania" has 8 scenes plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
September 05, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1891 Full front page: 'A New York Chowder Club Leaving the East Side' shows a loaded stagecoach. Full page: 'The Whaleback Steamer 'Charles Wetmore' of Buffalo' Nice full page: 'A Home for Aged Hebrews, New York' shows men sitting in a park. 'The Columbian Exposition'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 27, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1894 Fullpg: 'Disposing of a City's Refuse--Stationary & Portable Garbage-Burners of Chicago' & fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'Syracuse University'. Story with 9 Remington illus., including: 'A Russian Jew'.
Complete issue.... See More
August 29, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1857 The front page has an illustration of: 'Broadway, Opposite the St. Nicholas at Four of the Afternoon' which is somewhat cartoonish. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features illustration of 'Sidon' and 'Grave-Yard'. 'Our Watering-Place Correspondence' features several small illustrations. 'Dr. Livingstone... See More
June 20, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1857 The full front page features "Prince Frederic William of Prussia, and the Princess Royal of England" which also has an inside accompanying article.
"Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features nearly half page illustration of: 'Bethlehem' and a smaller print of: 'Grotto of Christ's Birth' & 'Church of the... See More
August 01, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1857 The front page has illustrations of" "Tomb of Joseph (at Shechem)" and "Approach to Samaria" with an article: 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Inside an article: "Reaping at Syracuse" features illustrations include: "Reaping in the Olden Times" "The Toll-Gates on the Road to the Field" ... See More
August 15, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1857 The front page features and article and illustration of 'The King of Delhi'. 'Travel Note of Bible Lands' includes an illustration of: 'Haifa and Mount Carmel' and 'The Monks of Mount Carmel'. A half-page illustration of 'The William and Ann, in which General Wolfe sailed to Quebec in 1759'. An article ent... See More
March 27, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1858 The front page includes a nice illustration of: 'Hon. John Slidell, U.S. Senator from Louisiana'. "His Excellency Rear-Admiral Mohammed Pacha" also includes an illustration of him. Two full page illustrations of sailing ships "The Corvette 'Japanis,' Built for the Russian Government by W. H. Webb, of New York' a... See More
July 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 20, 1872 Nice fullpg. with 4 vignettes of: 'A Life Time in Four Kisses'. Quarter pg: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa plus another great scene of: 'The Diamond Fields of South Africa--at the Diggings' taking most of a doublepage centerfold. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon.
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
July 25, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857 The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More
May 20, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".
Inside has a ful... See More
October 04, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1879 Nice ftpg. Th. Nast cartoon: "In search of gold". Fullpg Nast political cartoon: "Even Tammany Sachems Draw the Line Somewhere". Fullpg. has 6 'Scenes In Alaska' showing scenes in Sitka & Ft. Wrangle. Full page print: "General Grant, and Li Hung Chang, Chinese Grand Secretary of State and Viceroy of Chih-Li&q... See More
February 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "The Burning of the 'World' Building - In Dread Suspense." Inside is a full pg. containing four illus. pertaining to "The Burning of the 'World' Building." 2/3 pg. portrait of "Dr. John W. Draper." Full pg. illus. entitled "Temptation." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaini... See More
April 11, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1857 Nice full page shows: 'The Cabinet' of President Buchanan, with displayable portraits of the seven men, with an accompanying article.
Also within are several illustrations regarding the war between Persia and England.
Complete in 16 pages, good condition
December 31, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Constancy is a Jewel." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Hell's Kitchen, New York." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. B. H. Brewster" and "Thomas C. Acton." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Escape of the Frigate 'Constitution' After Three Days' Chase By British Ships.&... See More
May 23, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Too Busy to Talk." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Five New Panels of M. Puvis De Chavannes for the Boston Public Library."
Full pg. of illus. of "Buildings of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition." Full pg. illus. of "England's Fighting Force in Egypt - A New Cavalry Drill."... See More
July 24, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1897 The front page has a full page illustration of "The Turk and the Christians--The Stake Does Not Always Go To The Winner". A fullpg. has 6 photos: 'Scenes in Korea'.
Nice fulllpg: 'The Restoration of Independence Hall, Phila.' & fullpg. with 8 scenes of: 'Pilotage Off Sandy Hook'. Fullpg. photo of a concert on... 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
November 19, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1859 The full front page shows 3 illustrations of: 'Effect of John Brown's Invasion At The South', one being: 'A Southern Planter Arming His Slaves to Resist Invasion' and the other two showing Blacks as well. A halfpage illustration is entitled 'Chatham Street, N.Y., on Sunday'. A third-page illustration features the &q... See More
July 18, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1857 The front page has a half page illustration of: 'Hebron', being an overview of the city with the accompany article 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Also small front page illustration of: 'Pilgrims Bathing in the Jordan'.
Inside has 9 small prints regarding: 'The Siamese--The Franks of Asia'. A full page illustration ... See More
July 24, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1858 The front page article is "Dr. John W. Francis" with an accompanying illustration of the same. "The Horse In City and Country" features two illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features a halfpage illustration. "Old Church of St. John, at Pergamos". Two pages on 'Nicholas Longworth of Cincinnati,... See More
January 11, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11 , 1868 Great full front page 'The Pioneer'. Nice full page Winslow Homer: 'Art Students & Copyists in the Louvre Gallery'. A half page illustration 'The Angola Railroad Disaster - The Rear Car Jumping From the Track' and two additional quarter-page illustrations. A full page: 'The Barn Yard' shows... See More
July 28, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1877 Full ftpg: "The Astor Reredos, Trinity Church, New York". Fullpg: "Intercollegiate Athletes" showing 6 sports, and a crowd scene. Halfpg: "A Hiker Yacht Race on the Delaware" & "The Lay Torpedo--The Public Trial at Cleveland, Ohio"
May 13, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 13, 1882 Very nice full ftpg. illustration of "Ralph Waldo Emerson". 1/2 page print: "The Funeral of Emerson". Another 1/2 page print: "The New State, Army, and Navy Building, Washington, D.C." There is a full page with 7 prints of: "The Excavations at Pompeii". Full page with 5 prints: "The Arctic Tragedy".... See More
November 30, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1889 Front full pg. illus. of "The Sail Maker." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Recent Architectural Additions to Cambridge." 1/4 pg. portrait of "Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, Pianist." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Theodore Reichmann, of the German Opera Company" and "Heinrich Vogl, of the German Op... See More
November 28, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 28, 1891. Front full page illustration of "Scenes from Drag Hunting." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of "Princeton Football Team." Two full page of "The Dayton Soldiers' Home, Ohio - Garden and Entrance to Grotto" and "Thanksgiving Day in New York - As It Was."
Two full page illustration of "The Dayton Soldiers' ... See More
November 04, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Democratic Donkey." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Judge Nash Holds a Reception in a Hotel Lobby at Newark, Ohio." Full pg. of ills. of "The Gratitude of a Republic - Admiral Dewey's New Residence in Washington, D.C., Presented to Him by Popular Subscription." 1/2 pg. illus. of &q... See More
March 07, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863 The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up with an article on him, carrying over to page 2.
Other prints within include a full page: "Paying Off The Teamsters in the Army of the Potomac" showing many African-Americans. Also ... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
April 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More
June 20, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1896 Ftpg. political cartoon shows the elephant and donkey. Fullpg: 'The Coronation of the Czar'. Fullpg: 'The Cuban Insurrection'. Great dblpgctrfld. shows a view of St. Louis looking East along Westmoreland Place & Portland Pl. Another fullpg. with St. Louis scenes. Golf photos.
Complete issue.... See More
November 07, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857 The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations. Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More
April 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More
November 09, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1872 Full ftpg. is a Th. Nast political cartoon: "Home-Stretched" plus a great Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Pirates Under False Colors--Can They Capture the Ship of State?" & yet another Nast fullpg. cartoon re. Greeley. Fullpg: "Studies in Central Park: Provident & Improvident Virgins"
June 05, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Plumed Knight." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Cruise in Ten Tonner." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Prince Leopold" and "Dudley Buck." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Milton, Pennsylvania, Destroyed by Fire May 14." Full pg. containing many illus. pertaining to "Some Prize D... 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
March 04, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1882 Halfpg: 'The Floods on the Mississippi--Rescue of Settlers By Night'. Also: 'The Fatal Explosion at Chester, Pa.'. Fullpg: 'The Great Fire in Haverhill, Mass.' 'Old Philadelphia Inns' 'Recent Egyptian Discoveries' includes 5 illustrations, including an opened mummy.
Other news and advertisements of the day ... See More
December 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 16, 1871 Nice large ftpg. illus: 'Review of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade' shows an early horse-drawn engine. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon. 'Market Scenes in Richmond, Va.' shows 3 Blacks.
January 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 13, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Tammany's Tax on Crime." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "Views in the Bay of Rio De Janeiro" and "The Rebel Fleet at Rio."
Two full pg. illus. of "Cities of the Sound" and "Among the Unemployed of Chicago." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Charles H. Park... See More
April 14, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1894 Nice full ftpg. scene of: 'Coronado Beach, Calif.' Nearly halfpg: 'Proposed House for the Rockaway Hunting Club' & 'Nipped in the Ice Floe on the Atlantic'. Fullpg. of text with 9 lacrosse prints. Advertisement for Yellowstone along with many other period ads are also present.
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