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172822

General Sherman and more...

Item #172822

October 08, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1864  The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Philip H. Sheridan". Inside has a full page and very dramatic print: "The Cavalry Charge at Winchester, Virginia". Other prints within include: "Whitehall Street, Atlanta, Georgia" "Whitehall Street (Looking Eastward) Atlanta, Georgia"; a full... See More  

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172806

General Sherman's advance in Georgia...

Item #172806

August 13, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 13, 1864  The front page has: "General Hooker Riding Along His Lines on the Morning of July 21, 1861" and "The Late Major-General James McPherson" & "Major-General Oliver C. Howard".

Other prints within include: "Army of the Potomac--Inspection of the Second Pennsylvania, Colonel Gibson" "...General Stannard... See More  

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172746

Averill's Raid... Great doublepage centerfold...

Item #172746

January 16, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 16, 1864 The full front page is a print captioned: "Averill's Raid".  Inside has prints of: "Major-General Andrew A. Humphreys" "General William W. Averill" "The 'Suck' In The Tennessee River" "The Wreck of the 'Aquila' at San Francisco" "The Iron-Clad Screw Frigate 'Re D'... See More  

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172736

The first African-American chaplain in the U.S. Army...

Item #172736

December 12, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1863  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Guerrilla Warfare--Rescue of a Wounded Officer from a Band of Guerrillas". Prints inside include: "The Great Organ in the Boston Music Hall" "The Army of the Potomac--The Great Depot of Supplies on the Railroad" and "...The Bridge Over Bull Run--Present Appearance&quo... See More  

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172716

The Siege of Charleston and much more...

Item #172716

October 03, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1863  The full front page has 2 scenes of: "The Siege of Charleston--Attack on Battery Gregg" and "...The Boats for the Attack of Gregg on Their Way." Inside has two other full pages with 4 prints on Charleston: "...Soldiers Exploding Torpedoes by Throwing Pieces of Shell on Them from the Saps" and "...Explosion of t... See More  

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172702

Charleston and vicinity...

Item #172702

August 15, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1863  Half of the front page is a nice print captioned: "Morgan's Raid--Entry of Morgan's Freebooters into Washington, Ohio.", the balance of the ftpg. taken up with an article on it.

Inside has a full page: "Bird's-Eye View of Charleston, South Carolina and its Environs, Showing the Scene of General Gilmore's Operation... See More  

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172688

The siege of Vicksburg...

Item #172688

June 27, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1863  The entire front page is a print: "In The Trenches Before Vicksburg--Lieutenant-Colonel Strong Takes a Shot". The prints inside include a full page: "The Approaches to Vicksburg--The Centre Under M'Pherson"; a smaller print: "Cotton Bridge Over the Black river"; half page: "The Arrival of Two Thousand Vicksbu... See More  

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172684

Grant's charge before Vicksburg...

Item #172684

June 13, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1863  Perhaps the most notable print is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Home From the War" showing soldiers embracing their wives & children.

The front page has prints of: "Major-General John A. Logan" and "General Logan Crossing the Bayou Pierre in Pursuit of the Rebels". Other prints include a f... See More  

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172680

One of the best Civil War centerfolds...

Item #172680

May 30, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1863  The front page has a print of: "The Tug 'Rumsey' Accoutred For Running the Rebel Batteries at Vicksburg" with a related article. Prints inside include a small: "Map of the Vicinity of Vicksburg & Jackson, Mississippi, Showing the Theatre  of General Grant's Operations"; two prints of: "Banks's Campa... See More  

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172678

Battle of Chancellorsville...

Item #172678

May 23, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1863  Nice full front page print of: "Major-General George Stoneman" on horseback. Prints within include a full page: "Capture of the Heights of Fredericksburg by the Sixth Maine Regiment, of Sedgwick's Corps" which is very displayable; a full page: "The Battle at Chancellorsville--Cough's Corps Forming Line of Battle to ... See More  

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172674

The Civil War in Louisiana... Slaves head toward freedom...

Item #172674

May 09, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1863  The entire front page is taken up with a print: "On Picket Duty in the Swamps of Louisiana". Inside two half pages show: "Brashear City, Berwick's Bay, La., Base of General Banks's Operations" and "Iron-clad 'Barrataria' Snagged in Amite River, La. and Attacked by Rebel Guerrillas". There is a great full... See More  

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172626

Army of the Ohio on the march...

Item #172626

November 22, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1862  The full front page shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-Elect of the State of New York". Prints inside include: "General McClellan Surrendering the Command of the Army of the Potomac to General Burnside" "View from Maryland Heights at Sunrise" "The Army of the Potomac--General Pleasanton's Cavalry Depl... See More  

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172618

Nast on "After the Battle"... Civil War maps...

Item #172618

October 25, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1862  The full front page is a print of: "Garibaldi, Wounded and A Prisoner". The prints within this issue include 3 scenes: "The Campaign in Maryland--Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Battle of South Mountain--Franklin's Corps Storming Crampton's Pass" showing 4 views, including Boonesborough, Maryland, and Middl... See More  

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172608

Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #172608

September 20, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1862  Dramatic full front page illustration: "A Gallant Color-Bearer" is by Thomas Nast. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Campaign" showing many views; "Preparations for Defense at Cincinnati--Citizens in the Trenches" showing "Troops Crossing to Covington" and 2 other images.

Historic & drama... See More  

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172588

Two Winslow Homer prints... Cartoons on Butler's New Orleans Proclamation...

Item #172588

July 12, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1862  The front page has 3 prints: "Major-General Lewis Wallace in Command at Memphis, Tennessee" "Brigadier-General George F. Shepley, Commandant of New Orleans" & "Battle at St. Charles, White River, Arkansas--Explosion of the 'Mound City' ".

Page 3 has a small cartoon: "The Rebel Flea." Other print... See More  

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172572

Farragut enters the Mississippi... Fort Macon bombarded...

Item #172572

May 17, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1862  The full front page is an illustration of: "Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitering With Dark Lanterns" which was drawn by famed artist Winslow Homer.

Inside prints include a full page: "The Union Cavalry and Artillery Starting In Pursuit of the Rebels Up the Yorktown Turnpike"; a half page: "Charge of the Fi... See More  

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172550

Civil War events in Kentucky, North Carolina, and elsewhere...

Item #172550

March 01, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862  The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.

Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More  

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172548

Fort Henry, Tennessee...

Item #172548

February 22, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1862  The front page has: "Gun-deck of One of the Mississippi Gunboats engaged in the Attack on Fort Henry" and a print of: "Commodore Foote, U.S.N." as well as a related article.

Inside page prints including a fullpg. with portraits of: "Lord Lyons, the British Minister to Washington" "M. Mercier, The French Mini... See More  

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172540

'Little Mac Out Again' shows McClellan on horseback...

Item #172540

January 25, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1862  This issue features a nice full front page print: 'Little Mac Out Again' which shows McClellan on horseback. Inside includes a full page with two prints: 'Fort Holt, Kentucky, Opposite Cairo' and 'Commodore Foote's Gun-Boat Flotilla on the Mississippi'. A full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Vessels Composing ... See More  

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172506

The Second Wisconsin Volunteers... The Second Buffalo Regiment...

Item #172506

September 28, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861  One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"

Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the... See More  

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172496

A dramatic naval battle...

Item #172496

August 24, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1861  Half of front page shows: "Presentation of Prince Napoleon by Secretary Seward to the President", which shows Abraham Lincoln. Other prints within include a full page: "General McClellan & His Staff" & fullpg: "Splendid Charge of U.S. Cavalry at the Battle of Dug Spring, Missouri" & "Scenes in the Bro... See More  

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172464
Item #172464

May 04, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1861  The full front page is taken up with a famous print: "The House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter" showing men & women viewing the battle in the harbor.

Inside has a full page: "Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia Showing the Probable Theatre of the War", and "The Great Meeting In Union Square, New Yo... See More  

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172454

Vassar Female College...

Item #172454

March 30, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1861  The full front page is a print titled: "April Fool's Day In New York, Opposite the Astor House". Inside has a page with prints of New Orleans: "View In French Quarter" & "The Crescent City" from the docks; and "The Levee" and 2 scenes of: "Lafayette Square". Also inside are a two-thirds pr... See More  

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172394

The Ohio Holy Stone...

Item #172394

September 01, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1860  Ftpg. has three small prints re: "The Ohio Holy Stone--Great Circular Mound Near Newark, Ohio". Two-thirds pg: "City of Damascus, Syria". Fullpg. shows fireworks upon completion of the Victoria Bridge in Montreal, Canada. Fullpg: "Durham & Devon Cows". Another print is: "Proposed New Parliament Buildings ... See More  

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172304

City of Rome & German Stadt Theatre (NY) prints...

Item #172304

October 22, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1859 The front 1/2 page illustration of "The New York German Stadt Theatre on Sunday Evening." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of a "Flag Officer Tattnall, U.S.N." Doublepage centerfold map of "The City of Rome." A 3/4 page illustration of "Brunel". This also has a continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" ... See More  

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172242

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #172242

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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172182

Atlantic Telegraph... Cyrus W. Field...

Item #172182

August 21, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1858  The front page features a full illustration of "Cyrus W. Field, Esq." with an article on him inside.

Also inside: "The Telegraph Enterprise - Morse and Hudson" which features a half page illustration" "Laying the Cable in Mid-Ocean" with five related illustrations. Two other nearly half page illustrations on l... See More  

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172180

Atlantic Telegraph... Cricket...

Item #172180

August 14, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858  The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More  

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172172

Rev. Henry Ward Beecher...

Item #172172

July 17, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1858  A front page illustration and article 'Rev. Henry Ward Beecher'. An article "The Boat and The Train" features two half page illustrations: 'Going On Board' and 'Waiting for the Train'. 'The Late Eruption of Vesuvius' features a half page illustration of the same plus a smaller illustration "A Crater i... See More  

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172148

Senator Hale, of New Hampshire... War in Utah...

Item #172148

April 24, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1858  The front page shows: 'Senator Hale, of New Hampshire' with an accompanying large illustration. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two illustrations. 'The Island Prison of the King of Delhi" also features three illustrations. Terrific and very displayable full page: 'An Army Train Crossing the Plains'. Two hal... See More  

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172100

Charles Dickens... Rev. Spugeon...

Item #172100

November 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857  Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.

Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More  

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172090

Financial panic on Wall Street... Brigham Young...

Item #172090

October 10, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1857  Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street" plus a cartoonish illustration captioned: "The Panic in Wall Street". 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features two scenes in Damascus. 'The Woman-Artist' article also features a small illustration of 'Madame Rosa Bonheur' as well as 'A Rough S... See More  

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172064

Brigham Young... San Francisco... Mormon Temple...

Item #172064

July 11, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 11, 1857  Front page shows: "Camp of the Pilgrims to the Jordan" and a half page: "Valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea" with a related article: "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Small print of: "John P. Durbin, D.D." Nice two-thirds page print: "The City of San Francisco, California".

Nice article: "Salt La... See More  

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172018

Dr. Livingstone... William Walker...

Item #172018

January 31, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1857  Early from the first year (issue #5) with relatively few illustrations, but including a nice one of; "Dr. Livingstone, the African Explorer". Also is an article "Walker and Nicaragua".  A few scenes from Russia. "More Insanity" showing several cures.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), an... See More  

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161924

New Dancing Star (Shirley MacLaine)

Item #161924

January 12, 1956

PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, KS., Jan. 12, 1956. Has once column article that deals with Shirley Maclaine and her dancing and acting career. Has Picture of her that is captioned "New Dancing Star. Nice Condition, See photo for additional details.

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161491

Item #161491

January 01, 1928

PUBLIX OPINION, New York, New York, 1928. An interesting newspaper for the motion picture industry, published by the "Publix Theatres Corporation". Much content regarding the movie world during this fascinating time of the "Roaring Twenties", and which "talkies" were just beginning to be shown. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will ha... See More  

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161486

Movie News!

Item #161486

January 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background eventsof the motion picture world. Some television news as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content nor be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pag... See More  

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161123

Item #161123

May 14, 1961

SUNDAY PICTORIAL Magazine from The Detroit News Newspaper dated may 14, 1961. This 40 page magazine contains a color cover of Debbie Reynolds with caption: "Hollywood's Comeback Queen: Debbie Reynolds" Related items on the inside pages. This issue is in nice condition.

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160589

Item #160589

November 14, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nov. 14, 1962 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: "Film Ducks Race Issue, Star Says" re. Diahann Carroll talks about a film that cast an Asian actress to star in the movie version of the Broadway musical "No Strings" which had a love affair between a white man & a black woman. Talk about the lack of roles for black actresses too. One col. photo of Carroll above the heads. Binding holes at... See More  

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160318

Item #160318

December 27, 1936

SCREEN & RADIO WEEKLY, from the DETROIT FREE PRESS, dated Dec. 27, 1936. The photo below shows the cover featuring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor from the movie "Camille" as described in the caption. You get the complete issue! Browned a bit at the top and the spine, otherwise in good condition. Note: Glare and discoloring due to the photography. Image is clean and color is generally sharp.

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153700

Theatre ad for Edwin Booth...

Item #153700

March 15, 1866

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1866  On pg. 3 in the Amusements section is a listing for a performance of Richelieu at the Winter Garden theatre starring Edwin Booth in the lead role. Also mention that Booth will perform in a Grand Hamlet Matinee at a future date.

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153038

Publisher with an interesting life...

Item #153038
 THE ANTIGALLICAN MONITOR, London, 1811  Published by Lewis Goldsmith, an Anglo-French publicist of Portuguese-Jewish extraction. Previous to publishing this newspaper he spend much time in France acting as a "secret agent" to Napoleon, including efforts to kidnap King Louis XVIII. Goldsmith returned to England in 1809 & was at first he arrested and imprisoned, but soon was... See More  

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150424

Baseball... Playing against a traveling theater...

Item #150424

April 18, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a report of "Baseball -- Eckfords vs. Tony Pastors" being a short report and box score. This was not a typical baseball game as Tony Pastors was actually a Traveling Theater, much like vaudeville. This also gives an interesting description of each team's uniforms.

Complete in eight pages and is in very nice conditi... See More  

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